PROGRAMME

in association with Glasgow City Council

***All times are in UK time zone (CET -1)

09:00-09:30 | Welcome addresses

Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader, Glasgow City Council

Doris AndoniChair, UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management

Bent MadsenPresident of Housing Europe

Christophe LalandeHousing Lead Specialist - Land, Housing and Shelter Section, UN-Habitat

09:30-09:45 | Keynote address

Frans Timmermans – Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for the EU Green Deal

09:45-09:55 | Update on the #Housing2030 study

Julie LawsonLead Author and Content Coordinator of the #Housing2030 report

09:55-10:10 | The policy toolkit: An overview of policy options to deliver affordable, high-quality and environmentally sound housing

Holger WallbaumProfessor of Sustainable building at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg

10:10-10:50 | Panel Q&A Session (moderated by David Orr, #Housing2030 Co-Chair)

~ The speakers on this panel have participated in our podcast series, providing their views on the theme of ‘Climate change, environmental and health impacts on housing affordability’.

You are encouraged to listen to the shows ahead of the webinar, as this session will be a Q&A only. ~ 

Martin van RijnChairperson of Aedes – The Dutch Federation of Housing Corporations

Brian Evans, City Urbanist for Glasgow and Professor at the Glasgow School of Art

Holger Wallbaum, Professor of Sustainable building at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg

10:50-11:00 | Digital Coffee Break

11:00-11:40 | “How can we make the necessary environmental sustainability and liveability upgrades to housing stocks without increasing costs for low- and moderate-income households?”

moderated by Elena Szolgayova, #Housing2030 Co-Chair

Representatives of national and local governments, social and affordable housing providers and policy experts will share their experiences with housing policies which address the climate challenge in a way that is affordable, equitable and sustainable for households

11:40-11:45 | Summary of the day’s discussions

Elena Szolgayova, #Housing2030 Co-Chair

David Orr, #Housing2030 Co-Chair

11:45 | Adjourn

As part of the initiative, a series of events have been foreseen in the course of this and next year.

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