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RICS Residential Property Conference

How can the latest policies, innovations and future trends solve the housing crisis?

Twitter: #RICSresi

Wed 4 Jul 2018
08:45 AM - 05:15 PM
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, 22 Portman Square, Marylebone, London, W1H 7BG
6 hours formal CPD
£185 + VAT


The residential sector continues to be in flux with a new government Minister, policy changes and Brexit seemingly clouding the industry.  However, the professional continues to adapt and modernise to ensure industry challenges are met. 

The RICS Residential Property Conference will celebrate industry innovation that deliver high-quality residential developments and service.  This will be highlighted in topics such as retirement housing, the role of social housing, institutional investment in PRS and PropTech in estate and property management.

The event will see the return of the highly popular breakout session to enhance your technical knowledge to ensure you can provide the best advice to your clients.  Attend this conference to hear from agents, surveyors, valuers, block and property managers to ensure you are up to speed when it comes to tackling the biggest issues facing the residential property sector.



Industry leading speakers include:

  • Waqar Ahmed, Group Finance Director, L&Q
  • Katie Davies, Chief Executive, Notting Hill Genesis 
  • James Ginley, Technical Director, Legal & General Surveying Services
  • Dan Gandesha, Founder & CEO, Property Partner
  • Anthony Oldfield, Director - Healthcare, Alternatives, JLL
  • Alex Greaves, Fund Manager, M&G Real Estate
  • Orla Shields, CEO & Co-Founder, GetRentr
  • Elly Shepherd, Head of Housing and Planning Policy, London Councils
  • Lesley Roberts, Partner - Build to Rent, Allsop

View the full programme


Highlights of the conference include:

  • Receive an economic update on current market conditions, results from the latest RICS Residential Property Market Survey to understand where we are in the current cycle
  • One of the stand-out highlights will be the CEO Forum - bringing together industry leaders to discuss the biggest issues in housing including; the housing supply shortage, the next generation of house buildings and legislative changes
  • Case studies that will examine how the industry can cater for the housing needs of the retired and elderly
  • Institutional investment in the PRS sector is becoming increasingly part of the mainstream. Learn more about how funding of new homes will look in the future and how this will impact the sector
  • PropTech will be unavoidable aspect of everyday work life for surveyors. However, it can be difficult to understand what are the best and most useful technologies and how they can impact positively on your business. This talk will explore the latest technologies that will be most beneficial to your role 
  • An interactive panel debate examining where next for Housing Associations and councils and how they can continue to deliver good quality developments.


Build your surveying network

 You’ve told us that networking is an important part of your conference experience. So, we’ve set aside times in the day to give you a chance to network with like-minded professionals, including your peers and our expert panel of speakers. One of these is a two-course hot lunch while you connect with colleagues old and new.

As part of our conference exhibition, sector-specific exhibitors will introduce the latest products and services to you to add value to your business.

You will also have access to RICS conference app to enhance your conference experience. With it you can:

  • Interact with the speakers via polling and live Q&A sessions to ensure your burning questions are answered.
  • Get access to all the speaker presentations and save these to your desktop for future reference. This means you’ll miss nothing important on the day.
  • View up-to-the-minute session details, including full speaker bios and add your own notes while the session is being delivered.
  • Use the advanced networking feature to interact and engage with fellow attendees. The app provides a great way to catch up and follow up if you miss them during the networking sessions.



Group discounts

  • Book three or more places and get 10% off
  • Book five or more places and get 15% off
  • Book seven or more places and get 20% off

Only one discount available per booking. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer from RICS.

  • RICS professional £185 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professional £249.75 + VAT
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What happened last year?

Hear what last year's delegates had to say.

Hundreds of delegates turned out for the RICS Residential Property Conference 2017. Watch highlights of sessions focused on the opportunities and challenges our industry is currently facing.

Also hear from Alsion Platt, Group Chief Executive Officer, Countrywide Plc, describing how to thrive and adapt in this time of change.

Connect to your conference

Our dedicated conference app, available to all delegates, enables you to interact with the speakers via polling and live questions, get access to speaker presentations and networking and connect with fellow attendees.


First-rate event, 3rd year I have attended and it gets better (and bigger) each year. Really good value for money too

C. Lucas . 05/07/2017

Residential Conference 2017 Attendee

£185 + VAT
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