Former minister of state for universities Jo Johnson will deliver the keynote speech at next month’s Student Accommodation Conference and Awards, Property Week can reveal.
The non-executive director of TES (formerly Times Education Supplement) is expected to talk about the challenges facing the sector in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Other highlights of the jam-packed one-day event on 9 December include a panel of 10 industry chief executives discussing the sector’s response to Covid-19, and the unveiling of the findings of a sector-wide sentiment survey.
Tickets include access to the Student Accommodation Awards.
This year’s event sees the introduction of two new categories: Rising Star and International Operator of the year.