Sessions 2023

The zoom details for joining the event will be published here the day before the event.

Please note the timings are for guidance purposes only. Sessions may begin earlier or later than stated and may be presented in a different order without warning on the day.

11:00 – 11:05

Welcome and Introduction

by Colin Stewart

11:05 – 11:20

Opening Speech

Speaker George Walker

George, Chair of the Board of the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) will open the event talking about ‘Working in Partnership’

11:20 – 11:35

who are we and what do we do?

Presented by Catherine Coutts

NETRALT – North East Tenants Residents & Landlords Together
NTP – Northern Tenants Participation

11:35 – 11:50

Scrutiny – lessons learnt

Presented by Carol Hannaford

11:50 – 12:10

Tenant Talk –
video / podcast from tenants

Presented by Jessica Boughey

12:10 – 12:30

Participatory Budgeting

Presented by Laura Cameron from Moray Council

Laura will tell us about participatory budgeting and how it can give local people an opportunity to decide where public money is spent in their communities.

12:30 – 13:00

Community Action – Community Growing Projects

Presented by Suzy Boardman & Jessica Boughey

13:00 – 13:15

Coffee Break

13:15 – 13:30

Regional Networks

Presented by Colin Stewart, Chair of North of Scotland Regional Networks

Colin will tell us about the Regional Networks and why tenants should be involved with the Networks.

13:30 – 13:50

Youth Engagement – a city approach

Presented by Catherine Coutts

All over Scotland, social landlords are seeking to engage with young people to increase their involvement in the housing sector. Catherine will describe how NETRALT collaborated with young people through a co-produced, award-winning project that explored youth housing knowledge and aspirations.

13:50 – 14:10

Langstane Housing Association – Partnership working

Presented by Samantha Hough

Customer Participation Officer
Langstane Housing Association

Samantha will talk about the exciting local partnerships and how working together they’re able to support tenants.  Also, how Langstane have used Scottish Government funding to support tenants through this difficult economical period. 

14:10 – 14:25

Quiz – using Slido

Prize of £100 to the winner

14:25 – 14:30

Closing remarks