Futures Expo is a showcase of innovation that includes workshops, where you’ll learn new techniques, and provocative debates designed to push your creative thinking. It marks the culmination of the Federation’s ground-breaking innovation programme, Creating our Future, which is tackling societies biggest challenges.


Speakers include: Cambridge University’s Centre for Social Innovation / Imperial’s Dyson School for Engineering Design / Innovate UK / Centre for Ageing Better / The Institute for Engineering



11:30am

Futures Expo launch: why housing associations are uniquely placed to lead the way on social innovation

Duration: 35 minutes

Speakers:

  • Mark Farmer

    Mark Farmer
    Cast

  • Anna Shiel

    Anna Shiel
    Big Society Capital

  • David Orr

    David Orr
    National Housing Federation

Chair:

  • James Green

    James Green
    National Housing Federation

12:15pm

Innovation launchpad: People Powered

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Sarah Dunwell

    Sarah Dunwell
    Ascension Ventures

  • Saar Francken

    Saar Francken
    Cambridge University

  • Alison Inman

    Alison Inman
    Chartered Institute of Housing

  • Brian Robson

    Brian Robson
    The Joseph Rowntree Foundation

  • Verity Timmons
    Furniture Resource Centre

1:15pm

Innovation launchpad: Transforming Tenure

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Radhika Bynon

    Radhika Bynon
    Young Foundation

  • James Clark

    James Clark
    GLA

  • Ashling Fox

    Ashling Fox
    Peabody

  • Anne Power

    Anne Power
    London School of Economics

  • Jack Lee
    The Guinness Partnership

  • Alasdair Muir
    Devonshires

2:15pm

Innovation Launchpad: Adapting with Age

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Jane Ashcroft CBE

    Jane Ashcroft CBE
    Anchor

  • Rachael Docking

    Rachael Docking
    Centre for Ageing Better

  • Cameron Kinsella

    Cameron Kinsella
    Aster Foundation

  • Andrew van Doorn

    Andrew van Doorn
    HACT

  • Jon Sawyer

    Jon Sawyer
    Manchester City Council

  • Hazel Harper
    Innovate UK

3:10pm

Fireside Chat with Dyson School of Design Engineering

Duration: 30 minutes

Speaker:

  • Professor Peter Childs

    Professor Peter Childs
    Head of the Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London

5:30pm

F*ck up night: celebrating failure

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

10:40am

Innovation launchpad: Building Better

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Hayley Collen

    Hayley Collen
    Clearly So

  • Tim Hall

    Tim Hall
    Buildoffsite

  • Ian Hembrow

    Ian Hembrow
    Saïd Business School, Oxford University

  • Jamie Ratcliff

    Jamie Ratcliff
    GLA

  • Karen Shanks
    Ilke Homes

12:45pm

Innovation launchpad: Halting Homelessness

Duration: 50 minutes

Speakers:

  • Neil Morland

    Neil Morland
    Neil Morland Consultancy

  • Jean Templeton

    Jean Templeton
    St Basils

  • Kevin Rogers

    Kevin Rogers
    WM Housing

  • Chris Hancock

    Chris Hancock
    Crisis

  • Lynn Mumford
    Mayday Trust

1:40pm

Lessons in innovation

Duration: 30 minutes

Speaker:

  • Belinda Bell

    Belinda Bell
    Cambridge University

2:40pm

Housing's Dragons Den - five ideas to change the world

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Location: Main stage

Speakers:

  • Belinda Bell

    Belinda Bell
    Cambridge University

  • Anna Shiel

    Anna Shiel
    Big Society Capital

  • Diana Warwick

    Diana Warwick
    National Housing Federation

  •  Dave Allan

    Dave Allan
    ?What If!

  • Dr Cynthia Bullock

    Dr Cynthia Bullock
    Innovate UK

Chair:

  • James Green

    James Green
    National Housing Federation