STILL GOING AHEAD: SGTO Tenants Conference – this Saturday, 9:30am to 5pm

Dear all,

This is a reminder for the SGTO Tenants Conference, taking place at The City of London Academy (Southwark), 240 Lynton Road, SE1 5LA: this Saturday, 9:30am – 5pm

If you wish to attend, please fill in and email back the attached REGISTRATION FORM – email-phone.

In recognition of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, a book of condolence will be available at the venue, which attendees can sign if they wish (this is entirely up to the individual).

I have attached an aerial map of the venue, along with pictures of the car park entrance (also on Lynton Road, to the immediate left of the school). The school is on bus routes P12 and 381, and the 78 Bus stops nearby. It is also walking distance from the Old Kent Road, South Bermondsey Rail Station, and Bermondsey Tube Station. Be mindful that both Roads and public transport are likely to be busy due to the Queen’s lying in state.

Please see below agenda and attached list of Market Place organisations attending.

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:00 – 10:10 Introduction from Cris Claridge, Chair of the SGTO
10:10 – 10:50 Keynote speech and Q&A – Kwajo Tweneboa, Social Housing Activist
10:50 – 11:00 Keynote speech from Kate Dodsworth, Director of Consumer Regulation, Regulator for Social Housing
11:00 – 12:00 Session 1: Resident Involvement

Panel Speakers:

Nat Stevens, Resident Involvement Manager, London Borough of Southwark

John McCormack, Tenant and Home Owner Involvement Team Leader, London Borough of Southwark

12:00 – 12:15  Morning Tea Break 
12:15 – 13:15 Session 2: Repairs

Panel Speakers:

David Hodgson, Director of Asset Management, London Borough of Southwark

Marc Cook, Customer Journey Lead – Southwark Repairs, London Borough of Southwark

Ade Aderemi, Head of Customer Services, London Borough of Southwark

Paul Gathercole, Gas and Water Contract Manager, London Borough of Southwark

13:15 – 14:15  Lunch (Please explore our Market Place – full of organisations from across Southwark) 
14:15 – 15:15 Workshops:  

Workshop 1: Supporting your TRA. Speaker: Dario Jade-Blake, Pelican Plus TRA and SGTO.

Workshop 2: Health and Wellbeing. Speaker: Jackie Power, Wellness Advisor to the UK Parliament

Workshop 3: Energy Support. Speaker: Eugene Nixon, Head of Strategy & Compliance, Exchequer Services, London Borough of Southwark

15:15 – 15:25 Afternoon Tea Break 
15:25 – 16:10 Feedback and discussion
16:10 – 16:50 Speakers Corner: hear from tenants and residents from across Southwark (sign-up on the day)
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Speech from Chris Meregini, Vice Chair of the SGTO

We can’t wait to see you all there! Free lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Very best wishes,

Jack Lewis  ​

Campaign and Research Officer

Southwark Group of Tenants Organisations

19 Buller Close, Peckham, SE15 6UJ

0207 639 6718  jack@sgto.co.uk  Website  Twitter  Facebook

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