Digital Transformation for Social Housing (Manchester)


Re-imagine how you bring together your people, data and processes to create value for your tenants in a digital-first world, where technology acts as the enabler.

Transformation offers a key opportunity for change in social housing and whatever your starting point this free seminar will help you navigate the challenges involved. With presentations from industry experts, independent consultants and multiple breakout sessions there’s something for everyone, including:

  • Digital Strategy - Success Stories and How to Avoid Making Mistakes
  • How to Use GDPR as a Catalyst for Change
  • Streamline Your Finance Function
  • Making IT Central to Your Business Strategy

Choose from Business & Finance and IT breakout streams to tailor the day to suit your role.

Book your place now to avoid missing out.

Who should attend?

Professionals working in IT, Finance or Digital Transformation related roles within Social Housing who are keen to explore the technologies that can further empower organisational transformation.

Existing Castle housing customers and their colleagues. Our annual Housing User Day has been incorporated into this new, larger Digital Transformation event.


Manchester Conference Centre
Sackville Street
M1 3BB


Time Item
09:30 Registration
10:00 Welcome & Introduction

Paul Sutherland, Castle

10:10 Digital Strategy - Success Stories and How to Avoid Making Mistakes

Paul Wood, 3C Consultants

10:55 Your Partner for Digital Transformation

George Strathie, Castle

11:10 Break
11:30 Breakout Session 1

Stream A: Streamline Your Finance Function - Tim Truesdale, Infor

Stream B: Making IT Central to Your Business Strategy - Julian Tunstall, Castle

11:50 Breakout Session 2

Stream A: Drive Efficiencies & Simplify Your Budgeting and Forecasting Process - Kevin Hamilton, Castle

Stream B: Simplify the Management of Multi-Cloud Deployment with One OS - Matthew Nichols, Nutanix

12:10 Lunch
13:10 Breakout Session 3

Stream A: Get the Insight You Need to Transform Your Decision Making - George Strathie, Castle

Stream B: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device Applications and Desktops - Malcolm Clark, Parallels

13:30 Breakout Session 4

Stream A: Streamline Your Invoicing Process and Go Digital - Eoin McGuire, Document Centric Solutions

Stream B: Disasters Can Happen: Are You Prepared? - Jim Weston, Castle

13:50 Break
14:10 Empower Your Tenants and Team

Nas Hayat, Housing Insight

14:30 Coastal’s Mobile Working Experience

Shane Griffiths, Coastal Housing Group

14:50 Safeguarding Your Organisation in a Digital World

Phil Riley, Independent Consultant

15:10 How to Use GDPR as a Catalyst for Change

Simon Ghent, Data Protection People

15:40 Closing Remarks and Q&A
16:00 Prize Draw and Drinks Reception

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