Thursday, August 4, 2011

Nova Scotia Housing & Homelessness Network - First Annual Provincial Housing Conference

Tuesday & Wednesday, November 22nd & 23rd!



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From an email received from the Nova Scotia Housing & Homelessness Network on August 4th:
Theme: Fast Forward

The Conference will be an opportunity to strengthen the non-profit, private and public housing sectors by bringing together leaders from across the Atlantic Provinces. This event will be a leading regional resource, attracting a full spectrum of people living in and working within the affordable housing industry - people who are committed to advancing what Nova Scotians have asked for in their communities – safe and affordable housing.

Beginning on Tuesday, November 22nd, National Housing Day, the programme will include:
  • Launch of the Nova Scotia Housing & Homelessness Network
  • Plenary Session
  • Keynote Speakers
  • “Meet the Dragons” - bring your development project ideas to our expert ‘Dragons’ panel for qualified expert advice
  • Open Space workshops
  • Award Luncheon and Dinner
  • Book Launch
Further programme details will be posted as they become available.

Who should attend?

Everyone involved in the housing industry, particularly builders and developers, finance specialists, policy-makers, municipal, provincial and federal government representatives, both elected and appointed, as well as those involved in community grassroots efforts to promote affordable housing:
  • Architects and HRM city planners
  • Housing authorities
  • Affordable energy associations
  • Neighbourhoodgroups
  • Affordable housing advocates
  • Professional associations
  • Public agencies
  • Service and shelter providers
  • Sustainable development experts
  • Tenants/subsidized housing consumers

Sponsors/Partners:

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Cooperation (CMHC)

Conference Program Planning Committee

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