The 2020 Housing Innovation Summit, will be held online, November 10-11.
We’ll expand on our collective vision for the future of home delivery—digging deeply into a variety of topics. You’ll walk away with insights (and connections) you can build on.
Over the course of two days, join us for thought-provoking snapshot presentations, engaging think tanks and group forums, deeper discussion threads, topic focused meet and greets and other networking opportunities.
“You are truly rockstars! I'm so impressed with how you've reinvented sharing of information.” Mollie Carmichael, Meyers Research
“This is the best discussion forum for the industry that I have ever experienced.” Brad McCall, McCall Homes
“The prep materials were great. I loved being able to look up attendees and immediately connect to their LinkedIn profiles.” Karen Benner
“All of it, beginning to end, was memorable. Tons of notes!” Ralph Baja, Century Communities
“Best part is you don't have to run to the airport and catch a flight that might be cancelled!” George Casey, Stockbridge Associates
“As a manufacturer, it is insightful to hear builders discuss their concerns, challenges and needs.” Ashwin Himat, LP
“I loved the group discussion. That was fantastic!!!” Jennifer Castenson, Hanley Wood
“Content + insights were great as always. ” Deana Moore, Bassenian Lagoni Architects
Register early to take part in pre-event Think Tank discussions on Healthy Homes, Customer Experience + Engagement, Digitization, and Delivery Optimization + Industrialized Construction with one taking place each week starting October 8th. Connect and share ideas with other attendees and expert presenters, share initial insights, and help us take the conversation and connections at the Summit to the next level.
Learn about registration options, our meeting venue, hotel discounts, networking opportunities and travel.
OCTOBER 8TH, 15TH, 22ND, 29TH | PRE-EVENT THINK TANKS
OCTOBER 21ST | KEYNOTE LIVE VIA LINKEDIN
NOVEMBER 10TH + 11TH | HOUSING INNOVATION SUMMIT
NOVEMBER 10TH: SUMMIT DAY ONE
8:00 am | Summit Environment Open: Watch, Review + Network
Go to our Summit website to watch archives of our keynote, the Summit overview, a tee up for Customer Experience + Engagement and our Build to Rent update, and connect with speakers and attendees in the Summit lounge. (Event page coming soon.)
11:00 am | Welcome + Future of Home Delivery
We'll set the stage for the next two days before jumping into our first expert round table discussion. What will the future of home delivery look like? How will the business landscape evolve? What will consumers see value in and be willing (and able) to pay for? How will the process of delivering homes change? We'll take a look ahead at the next 5 to 10 years with a distinguished panel of experts, then open the floor for questions and comments from attendees.
12:15 pm | Future of Home Delivery Meet + Greet
Have your own vision of the future you'd like to share? Want to meet like minds who are driving innovation in their businesses and the industry? Join us for this unique networking opportunity. Grab a cup of coffee and turn your web cam and microphone on. Connect with other Summit attendees more personally and break off into your own conversations if you like.
1:00 pm | Customer Experience + Engagement Snapshots
We'll take a look at two sides of the customer experience—how to deliver on customer needs and expectations before and after the sale or lease. We'll kick things off by sharing the results of an original consumer research study on "jobs to be done", conducting for the Alliance by DaVinci Innovation Consulting in partnership with University of Denver and Rise. Without any preconceived notions on our part, what did consumers say are their top needs and priorities housing must satisfy? And, how well are we doing? On the flip side, how can we best manage problems for homeowners and renters when they do occur—responding and resolving issues quickly, reducing costs, communicating more effectively, and nipping longer term risk in the bud?
2:15 pm | Break
2:30 pm | Customer Experience + Engagement Think Tanks
Join us for our follow up think tanks, where everyone is an active voice from the start. We'll break into smaller groups and dig into the customer experience further, then regroup to share insights and discuss opportunities for innovation.
3:45 pm | Break
4:00 pm | Build-to-Rent Meet + Greet
Build-to-rent is a growing business model in new housing construction. Watch our B2R market update (now or earlier in the day). Then grab a coffee or a cocktail and meet some of the players in this space. Turn your web cam and microphone on, connect on a more personal level, and break off into another room for a one-on-one if you like.
NOVEMBER 11TH: SUMMIT DAY TWO
8:00 am | Summit Environment Open: Watch, Review + Network
Go to our Summit website to watch tee ups for each of the day's sessions and get a sneak peak of what's next with the Alliance, and connect with speakers and attendees in the Summit lounge. (Event page coming soon.)
11:00 am | Digitization
Connecting the right people to the right data at the right time through smart use of technology can empower every aspect of your business. We're taking the discussion beyond BIM and looking at the broader technology landscape. We'll create a picture of what tomorrow's digitally enabled home delivery company will look like. Then, we'll dig into the low hanging fruit—things that you can do now to generate value while you're taking bigger steps to digitize your business.
12:30 pm | Break
12:45 pm | Industrializing Construction + Managing Change
We've talked a lot about off-site and the benefits to be gained when industrializing the construction process. But, as our friend Gerry at Entekra likes to say "the profit is in the process." The impact of incorporating off-site construction methods reaches far beyond home design and construction, but there is no guidebook to identify all the players involved and help you get your team from point A to point B. In partnership with Professional Builder, we've gathered an expert panel to map the home delivery process and identify some of the ripple effects created in a builder's business. During this session, we'll unveil the initial framework. A couple of builders and off-site providers who are far along in the journey will also share their change management perspectives—best practices, fail forwards and lessons learned.
1:45 pm | Break
2:00 pm | Industrializing + Change Management Think Tanks
Join us for our follow up think tanks, where everyone is an active voice from the start. We'll break into smaller groups and dig into the change management framework and industrialized construction further then regroup to share insights and discuss opportunities for innovation.
3:15 pm | Break
3:30 pm | Healthy Homes as the New Energy Efficiency
The Alliance believes health will become the new energy efficiency in housing over the next 5 years – building on progress that’s already been made in home performance and creating ripple effects in building codes and how homes (and communities) are designed, built, marketed and valued. During the final live session of the Summit, two economists will share insights and evidence from a Global Wellness Institute study "Build Well to Live Well" on both the market opportunity and scope health and wellness can have in housing, and the creator of Serenbe, one of the most progressive healthy home communities in the country, will share how he's touching every aspect of health with his residents and pushing the envelope beyond the home itself to engage other industries and create long-term change.
4:30 pm | What's Next + Feedback Discussion Thread
We'll wrap things up by getting your key takeaways and giving you a sneak peek of what's to come from the Alliance over the rest of this year. Take a few minutes to comment on our discussion thread. Download our What's Next video and watch it now or save it for your next coffee break.
5:00 pm | Summit Concludes
For our virtual conference this fall, there will be even more opportunities to connect.
PRE-EVENT THINK TANKS
After our April Staycation, you suggested that we start the conversation early, engaging attendees in think tanks prior to the event and taking the discussions and connections to the next level. So that's what we're going to do. Sign up for our pre-event think tanks, meet others you have interests in common with, walk away with a few initial takeaways, and kick your Summit conversations and engagement up a notch.
THE SUMMIT LOUNGE
Visit the Summit lounge to participate in discussions and reach out to speakers and other attendees.
FUTURE OF HOME DELIVERY MEET + GREET
Networking online can be hard, but it's much easier if you go with a specific purpose in mind. Attend our Future of Home Delivery panel discussion then meet up with the group in the lounge, make a few new contacts and share how you're leading your company—and perhaps the industry—into the future.
BUILD-TO-RENT MEET + GREET
Are you new to the build-to-rent space? Do you serve it? Are you interested in diversifying your business? Watch the Build to Rent Update now or earlier in the day and join us in the lounge to connect with like minds and potential partners on this important topic.
ABOUT 2020 SUMMIT REGISTRATION
Registration is free and unlimited for all members and partners in good standing, and a limited number of early bird registrations are available to non-members. Our memberships are company-wide (some restrictions apply), so if you plan to bring more than one person, it’s better to Join + Go. Learn more about joining our community here, and contact Natalie with questions.
BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR PRE-EVENT THINK TANKS
Sign up for our pre-event think tanks, meet others you have interests in common with, walk away with a few initial takeaways, and kick your Summit conversations and engagement up a notch. Space is limited!
The investment to join our community at the company level—for one full year—COSTS LESS THAN sending two people as non-members to the Summit!
Throughout the year, Alliance members connect, share expertise, and exchange ideas and insights through activities, including research and program development discussions, live and virtual round table events, roadtrips, our annual Innovation Summit, social media and other online forums, and our e-newsletter.
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