Past & Future Events

Learn about ‘what works’ at our events

Explore our upcoming and past events that unite experts, people with lived experience, and practitioners in our shared mission to end homelessness. At these events we look at the latest research and innovative ideas, and exchange insights and experiences that can inspire positive change.

The Centre's CEO interviewing Eddie Hughes at the 2022 Impact Forum

We hold regular events throughout the year that support our ongoing work, and we invite you to join these gatherings or watch the recordings on this page to find out what was discussed at previous events. Our flagship event is the biannual Impact Forum, which is an exciting opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and engage in discussion that can inspire meaningful impact.

Upcoming Event

Impact Forum: London

November 23, 2023

Join us in-person in London for a day of expert insight, discussion and debate on what works to stem a rising tide of homelessness?

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Impact Forum Events

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Impact Forum Cardiff 2023

Impact Forum Cardiff - Opening plenary

Hear from Dr Lígia Teixeira, our CEO, as she sets the scene for the day.

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Impact Forum Cardiff 2023

Using evidence to achieve system change

Professor Dame Carol Black, Chair, British Library, and Chair, Centre for Ageing Better Facilitator: Glyn Halksworth, Trustee, Centre for Homelessness Impact

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Impact Forum Cardiff 2023

Sexuality, gender identity and homelessness

Chair: Heather McCluskey, Implementation Lead, Centre for Homelessness Impact. Panellists: Aliyah Forde, Youth Engagement Manager, Cardboard Citizens, Jo Bhandal, Campaigns, Policy and Research Manager, AKT, Frances Beecher, Chief Executive Officer, Llamau, Jordan Laws, Lived experience associate, Chris Gimby, Project Worker, Rock Trust

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Impact Forum Cardiff 2023

Financial and family costs of Temporary Accommodation

Facilitator: Aileen Murphie, Honorary Professor, University of Durham. Panellists: Sam Pratt, Stakeholders and Partnerships, Shared Health Foundation, Matt Dicks, Director, Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru, Mabon ap Gwynfor, Plaid Cymru MS, Matt Wilkins, Head of Value for Money, Centre for Homelessness Impact, Anne Taylor, lived experience associate.

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Catch Up On Past Events

Is modular housing an effective solution to reduce homelessness?

On April 26, we hosted a roundtable discussion with the Cambridge Centre for Housing and planning research. Event speakers included Dr Katy Karampour, Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research at the University of Cambridge, Guillermo Rodriguez-Guzman, Head of Evidence & Data at the Centre for Homelessness Impact, Andy Winter, Chief Executive of Brighton Housing Trust, Mark Allan, Chief Executive of Jimmy's Cambridge, Seyi Obakin, Chief Executive Officer of Centrepoint, Rory Lowings, Solohaus Project Manager and Cllr Lynda Thorne, Cabinet Member for Housing & Communities at Cardiff Council.

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After emergency pandemic measures on homelessness, what's next?

At this event, held in partnership with the International Public Policy Observatory (IPPO), we discuss emergency pandemic measures on homelessness and how they differed internationally. We reflect on the lessons learned and explore what comes next.

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Can social investment accelerate an end to homelessness?

A panel discussion with Big Society Capital featuring Danny Kruger MP, Dr Ligia Teixeira, Anna Shiel and Sarah Cooke. The event was chaired by Natascha Engel

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Smarter investments to end homelessness: what works?

Watch the panel discussion we hosted with Pro Bono Economics about how to capture the impact of interventions to end homelessness.

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