The annual SCSI Members gold outing took place last Thursday, 18th May at The Hermitage Golf Club in Lucan. There were fifteen teams participating in this years competition. The day began with a shotgun start at 1.30pm and concluded with a evening dinner at the clubhouse.
The 2017 SCSI Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place in 38 Merrion Square last night, and the Society elected a new president, Colin Bray for the 2017 – 2018 term. Colin is a Chartered Geomatics Surveyor and Chief Executive & Chief Survey Officer of the OSi.
The Charity lunch was held to raise funds for the Capuchin Day Centre which last year delivered 272,000 meals and 108,500 food parcels for people in need.
The Young Surveyors’ AGM was held on Wednesday, 26th April in Merrion Square.
David Rowe of Finnegan Menton Property Consultants was elected chair of the Young Surveyors Committee, taking over from Zara Walsh, JLL for the 2017/ 2018 term.
The Annual Diploma Awards Ceremony took place last Friday, April 7 in the Pepper Cannister Church in Dublin.
2017 saw 116 candidates apply for Final Assessment, 98 candidates successfully completed the APC, and 75 candidates were present on the day to receive their diplomas.
This is an report written by Colm Quinn, Ann-Marie Hardiman and Paul O’Grady on the SCSI National Conference for the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland quarterly magazine, the Surveyors Journal.
Friday’s National Conference was a great success. If you missed it, ask your colleagues about it and were sure you’ll be interested to save the date for the Autumn Conference on morning of 11 October 2017.
This inaugural National Conference focused on examining the future of the industry and the profession. Total attendance peaked at 230 for the all-day conference in Carton House.
More speakers announced as we get ready for the National Conference in 11 days – Kevin Nowlan, CEO of Hibernia REIT; Marie Hunt, Head of Research at CBRE; Simon Betty, Director of Retail at Hammerson; Niall Gleeson, CEO of Veolia; Fiona Cormican, Director of New Business at Cluid Housing; Dr Chris van Egeraat, Maynooth University; and MC for the day Shane Coleman, Presenter of Newstalk Breakfast. Find out more at http://www.scsiconference.ie.
The SCSI Property & Facility Manager’s Annual Lunch 2017 was held on Friday 10th March in The Westbury Hotel. This is the largest social event in the Property & Facility Manager’s social diary and remains ever popular with members with over 150 in attendance.
Daniel Susskind will speak to his book’s – The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts – important insights on how professions are adapting to change.