Please see below for all the available presentations from our 2023 annual conference.

Plenary speakers

Professor John Curtice, University of Strathclyde – What next for Scotland politically and constitutionally?

Dr Oliver Escobar, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh – The power of local and the battle against ‘big is better’ – who’s winning?

Workshop speakers

Workshop 1 – Retrofit for zero carbon – can we achieve it and can we afford it?

Dougie Wilson, Customer Services Manager, Dalmuir Park HA
Colleen Rowan, Policy and Research Lead, GWSF

Workshop 2 – Making acquisitions work well locally

Bryony Willett, Chief Executive, Maryhill HA
Barry Lees, Director of Investment, Atrium Homes (East Ayrshire)

Workshop 3 – The tenancy sustainment paradox: more pressures on services; more vital than ever

Collette Anderson, Corporate Services and Innovation Manager, Milnbank HA
Sue Wallace, Mental Health Therapist and Consultant

Workshop 4 – Carrying out a strategic options appraisal – launch of new GWSF guidance

Linda Ewart, Governance Consultant