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Care Homes & Retirement Living 2018

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Care Homes Conference

Join 500 of the leading figures in Retirement Living Property on 27th November

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Hundreds of the Leading players in the Retirement Living Sector expected on 27th November at Annual Care Homes & Retirement Living Conference....

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Care & Retirement Living Conference Agenda

The Leading Conference for the Care Homes and Retirement Living Sector takes place on Tuesday 27th November 2018 at De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London WC2

  • Returning for an 9th Year, the largest event for the sector  - join hundreds of the leading players in Retirement Living Property
  • Following a record audience last year of almost 500 delegates, we are expecting this to grow in 2018 as the sector continues to expand, find out why on 27th November
  • Over the last nine years this Conference has become established as the must attend event for those operating in, developing in, investing in, or working with, Care Homes and Retirement Living in the UK.
  • The day provides a detailed update on the different Senior Living Markets, looks where investment is coming from, and crucially analyses where the opportunities are for both those investing and operating in the sector.
  • Excellent High level networking opportunities with hundreds of the leading players in the Retirement Living Property Sector attending

This event is likely to sell out again so please book early to guarantee your place.

To see who attends please click here

Care Homes & Retirement Living Conference 2018 
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, 61 - 65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA

 

Conference Timetable

9.30am
Chairmans Welcome & Housekeeping

The Key Factors in the Care Homes & Retirement Living Property Market going forward
The Senior Living Jigsaw – What fits where?
Retirement Housing, Assisted Living, Retirement Living Villages, Extra Care and Care Homes – how is the market segmented, how has it evolved and where might it be going?

How has the Care Home Opportunity and the Retirement Living Opportunity changed and where do they now fit together?
Have many of the myths, risks & concerns about Senior Living Property now been addressed?
What hurdles are left & how close are we to jumping them?
How do we evolve the middle market and Retirement for Rent?
Who are the key players going forward?

What could be the impact of Brexit on the Sector and staffing?
Iain Lock, Senior Director - Head of Health, GVA

9.50am
Housing for Older People – Looking at the Growth in Demand & Need as a Property Investment Opportunity

How large is the market, where does it fit with downsizers and the overall Housing Market?

Where are the opportunities – how can the shortfall of supply be addressed?

Understanding how the needs of the market are evolving & what is needed to meet this demand
Where are the investment opportunities in the market and how is this growing?
Where do we see the long term split for ownership, rental and other models in Retirement Living?
How might the market evolve over the next ten years?
Where will the scale come from and how can it be achieved?

Where are the Regional Hotspots for Development, both in terms of supply and demand?
Lawrence Bowles, Residential Research & Consultancy, Savills


10.10am
The Long-term evolution of the Care Home Market – How has it evolved and why?

What is the modern care homes market and who does it target?

Understanding how the product has changed – what was it, what is it, and what will it be in the future?

Building a Care Home Portfolio – How do you deliver it, start up an operation and build an Investment?
How do you get into the market, is there more money than opportunity & where is the smart second tier opportunity?
What modern inventions & technologies might become mainstream and revolutionise the way care is delivered & the needs of older people are met?
Where will off site and modular construction fit into the market and & what other construction advantages should operators & investors be looking at?
What kind of buildings and communities should the forward-thinking operator be building & how might this evolve in the future?
Where are the links between the Care Operator and the Retirement Living Operator?
Melville Knight, Executive Chairman, Castleoak

10.30am
The Care Home & Retirement Living Land Market

What makes a good site for a Senior Living Product?

Urban v Rural – how have perceptions shifted?
How can an investor in the market choose the ideal location and what are the key considerations?
Future evolution in this market – will locations actually be more in town than out?
What are the pros and cons or a town centre, or a more rural location?
Looking at the key planning issues – what are the key considerations?
Practical Examples & Case Studies of what works and what doesn’t.
Amanda Nurse, Director, Carterwood
Tom Hartley, Associate Director, Carterwood

10.50am
The Evolution of the Retirement Living Business Model
Confronting the realities of the overall Housing Market
How can the sector respond to changes in the Secondary Housing Market?
Moving forward what mix of tenures will be requirement to make retirement living work and how can a business adapt?
Where does an operational business fit in?
John Tonkiss, Chief Executive, McCarthy & Stone

11.10am
Questions for Iain, Lawrence, Mel, Amanda, Tom and John

11.20am
Coffee & Networking Break

11.50am
Evaluating & Reinventing Regulation & Ownership in the Retirement Living Sector?

How is evolving legislation supporting the Retirement Living Sector and does it need it’s own specific set of regulations?
Where does the legislative direction of travel with leasehold reform leave the sector, what are the arguments for and against, and does the Retirement Living Sector actually even need it?
How can the reputation of Event fees be reinvented as a positive?
Making things clearer - How can overall transparency transform the perception of the product and sector to the consumer?
The Social Care Green Paper – what are the key points for Retirement Living Operators to consider?
Retirement Living Property Valuation – how do you value the assets and the overall business?
With Event Fees now legally defined, how do you value the long term income from these?
In New Zealand the operational business is retained as a profit maker - how can we extract long term value from the operational business in the UK?
Why are some of New Zealand’s largest listed companies Retirement Living Operators and how can we catch up in the UK?

The Operator View – Event Fee Models, what are the options & how does an operator decide which to use?
Ben Rosewall, Senior Director, CBRE
Michael Voges, Executive Director, ARCO
Kyle Holling, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Nigel Sibley, Chief Executive, Lifecare Residences

 

12.30pm
Revolutionising the Sales & Marketing strategy of a modern Retirement Living Business
How can we optimise the process and customer experience?
Understanding what the Retirement Living Product is and who the target market are
How large is the market, what do they want, and how do we pitch the product to them?
Ali Powell, Chief Commercial Officer, PegasusLife


12.50pm

The Coming Age of Technology – What innovations will we see?
Understanding the Role Technology can play in the future of the Sector & How it can support the needs and lifestyles of older people – how can it boost efficiency & service?
What modern inventions & technologies might become mainstream and revolutionise the way care is delivered & the needs of older people are met?
Will technology play a big role in treatment for older people going forward and how much integration do we expect in future stock in the sector?
Ed Warner, Founder & CEO, Motionspot

 

1.10pm – Questions for Ali & Ed

 

1.15pm
Networking Lunch Session

 

2.10pm

Looking at Future Retirement Living Business Opportunities – The Middle Market, Retirement for Rent, The Urban Model & The Not for Profit Provider.

(Max 10 minutes per speaker, maximum 5 slides, followed by discussion & Questions)

 

How do we create a Middle Market for Retirement Living?

How do we provide a product that is attractive and affordable for the middle market?
How might the middle market develop over the next ten years and what opportunities will it provide?

Getting the Operational Side of the Business Spot on – what is required and what are the older market looking for in facilities, management & Product?
Paul Morgan, Managing Director, Audley Retirement

The Future of a Private Rented & Build to Rent Model in the Retirement Living Sector
How does this work as an investment proposition and how much growth is expected in this market in the longer term?

What are the demand drivers, what are the supply drivers and do they match up?
Honor Barratt, Managing Director, Birchgrove

The Urban Opportunity – what is needed to open up the London market?
What is the demand for an urban product & how can this be met?

Who are the buyers and what kind of product are they looking for?
What factors determine London as the key location for Older People?

What is the perception of a high rise, high density Retirement Living product?
Henry Lumby, Managing Director, Amicala

Does the Real Opportunity Area in Housing for Older people lie with the Not for Profit Provider?
Can the long term view taken by Not for Profits provide a more secure investment stream?
What does the future of the market hold – what kind of products will providers focus on and what market are they targeting?
What opportunities are there for Public and Private Sector Joint Ventures?
Julia Ashley, Chief Executive, C&C


3.00pm
Planning, Design & Delivery
Where are we with planning and regulation in the sector & what is needed to deliver more Retirement Housing? Should we expect or lobby for a separate use class?
What should the modern Senior Living provider be designing and what are the key innovations?
How key is adaptability when delivering a scheme in the Modern Market to ensure a secure long term investment?
How do we balance modern innovation and design with the specific needs of older people?
Construction Methods – Traditional v Modern 
Could Modular build enable a build smarter, build faster approach and what is its future for this market?
Anne-Marie Nicholson, Senior Partner, PRP Architects

 

3.20pm
Questions for Anne-Marie

 

3.25pm

The Key Transactions & Investments in the Care Home & Retirement Living Markets

Who are the players, where is the money coming from, and how is the market evolving?
What assets are of particular interest?
Where are the opportunities from a transactional point of view looking forward?
How can a fully operational portfolio be built and should an investor look to construct a care operation/partner with an operator or rent a property on a lease to an operator?

James Hanson, Partner - Head of Healthcare Transactions, Cushman & Wakefield

 

3.45pm
Investor Panel Session – where is the money coming from & what is the appetite for Senior Living Property?
The Future of Investment and Funding into the UK Senior Living Markets, who will be involved and what will attract investment?

What are the key concerns for investors when it comes to Care Home & Retirement Living markets and how can these concerns be confronted and addressed?
Should an investor look to construct a care operation/partner with an operator or rent a property on a lease to an operator? What are the Pros & Cons of each approach?
How does an investor build a strategy to align itself with the right operator?

What assets are currently of particular interest?
Where are investors looking to focus?

Is interest in the Prime and Subprime too dominant?

Considering each of retirement living and care homes, how can the middle market and lower market attract more investment and how can you make it work?
Understanding what the fund managers want
Looking at US Reits and Overseas money and why it is coming in
Where do investors stand on Retirement Living Rental Models? 
Will these become mainstream & how?
How is investment in Retirement Villages evolving and is this an opportunity area?
Kevin Beirne - Director of Retirement - Octopus Healthcare

Phil Bayliss, Head of Later Living, Legal & General Capital

Andrew Ovey, Head of Healthcare, AXA Investment Management

Justin Skiver, Senior Vice President - International, Welltower
James Hanson, Partner - Head of Healthcare Transactions, Cushman & Wakefield
Iain Lock, Senior Director - Head of Health, GVA (Chair)


4.15pm
Networking Drinks Reception sponsored by GVA


 

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This event is also eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit 

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