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This year's Biennial Conference will again serve as a vital platform for new thinking and delivery in the housing sector. 

The conference will also bring together leaders and innovators from the public, private and non-profit sectors with speakers and contributors from around Ireland, Europe, USA and Singapore in Asia to share relevant learning and experience from their respective sectors. 

 

Housing for All: The Road Ahead 22 September 2021

9:45am - 11am

  • Conference Welcome from ICSH President, Pat Doyle
  • Chair: Aideen Hayden, Chairperson, Threshold
  • Darragh O’Brien, T.D, Minister for Housing , Local Government & Heritage
  • Seán O'Connor, Chief Executive, Tuath Housing 
  • Pat Power, Director, Harcourt Developments
  • Thomas Gilligan, Director of Services, Mayo County Council

 

The Outlook for the Irish Housing Market 22 September 2021

11am - 12pm
 

  • Chair: Aidan Culhane, Chief Executive, The Iveagh Trust 
  • Gregorio de Castro, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission 
  • Pat O’Sullivan, Head of Real Estate Research, AIB 
  • Marie Hunt, Executive Director, Research, CBRE 
  • Enda McGuane, Managing Director, Winters Property Management

Public Housing - Scale, Delivery & Targets 22 September 2021

2pm - 3pm

  • Chair: Fiona Cormican, Director of New Business, Clúid Housing
  • Barry Quinlan, Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage
  • Er. Dr. Johnny Wong, Group Director, Building & Research Institute, Housing & Development Board, Singapore
  • John Hannigan, Chief Executive Officer, Circle Voluntary Housing

Regulation, Sustainability & Growth 22 September 2021

3pm-4pm
 

  • Chair: Michael Hoey, Chairperson, HAIL
  • Susanna Lyons, Chief Executive Officer, Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority (AHBRA) 
  • Sharon Cosgrove, Chief Executive Officer, Oaklee Housing 
  • Sarah Forster, Chief Executive Officer, The Good Economy 
  • Stella McKervey, Assistant Principal Officer, Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

Affordability Options for All 23 September 2021

11am - 12pm

  • Chair: Karen Murphy, Director of Policy, ICSH 
  • John Coleman, Chief Executive, Land Development Agency 
  • Marc McGovern, Councillor and Former Mayor , Cambridge City Council, Massachusetts, USA
  • Brian O'Gorman, Chief Executive, Clúid Housing. 
  • Hugh Brennan, Chief Executive,Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance CLG 

Planning and Delivering Sustainable Neighbourhoods 23 September 2021

2pm-3pm
 

  • Chair: Colette Kelleher, Independent Advisor 
  • Bob Jordan, Chief Executive Officer, The Housing Agency 
  • Tony Duggan, City Architect, Cork City Council
  • Ali Harvey, Planning Programmes Manager, The Heritage Council of Ireland 
  • Pearse O’Shiel, Chair, Co-operative Housing Ireland

Innovation in Housing 23 September 2021

3pm-4pm
 

  • Chair: Seán Moynihan, CEO, Alone 
  • Carina Dantas, CEO, SHINE 2Europe, Portugal 
  • Patrick Benn, Co-owner, Clenn Construction
  • Mary O'Sullivan, Board Director, Cuan an Chláir 

ICSH Allianz Community Housing Awards Ceremony 2021 23 September 2021


Presented by Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland

5pm-6:15pm

Innovation in Addressing Special Housing Needs 24 September 2021

10am - 11am
 

  • Chair: Mary Hayes, Director, Dublin Region Homeless Executive
  • Tom Conroy, Head of Finance and Company Secretary, Housing Finance Agency
  • Francis Doherty, Director of Services with Responsibility for Housing Development and Communications ,Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT)
  • Tina Donaghy, Director of Development, Fold Housing 
  • Pat Leonard, Assistance Principal with responsibility for the Capital Assistance Scheme, Department of Housing Local Government and Heritage

Future Proofing Our Housing System 24 September 2021

11am-12:30pm

 

  • Chair: Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General, Housing Europe
  • Lord Mayor of Dublin Alison Gilliland 
  • Sinéad Gibney, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • John O'Connor, Chair Designate, Housing Commision 
  • Declan Dunne, Chief Executive Officer, Respond 

Conference Closing Donal McManus, CEO, ICSH 24 September 2021

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