Home renovation is not just private business but a public priority. As such, a strong collaboration between the public and private sectors is critical to enable and deploy successful home renovation programmes that benefit all EU citizens. This summit offered European cities and regional representatives the unique opportunity to learn from and interact with experts from home renovation programs. The event showcased lessons learnt, best practices, case studies and future developments in home renovation.
Keynote: Challenges and opportunities for home renovation
by Christophe Milin, the European Commission's Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Keynote: Key drivers for home and building renovation from people's point of view
by Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe
Session 1: EuroPACE – Integrated Home Renovation Platform
Presentation of EuroPACE home renovation platform with an emphasis on innovative financing, technical assistance, and local experiences in Olot, Catalunya and the Basque Country
Session 2: A home renovation journey: support along the way
A discussion about practical experiences, best practices, lessons learnt, and what it takes to motivate and support citizens renovating their homes.
Session 3: Cities’ and Regions’ role in accelerating home renovation
Cities presenting their initiatives and projects, outlining goals, barriers and needs.
Session 4: Financing models for home renovation
A discussion about barriers & opportunities for public and private financing mechanisms for home renovation programmes.
Three keynote address and 4 expert panels.