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Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2009

Conference dinner in Pembroke CollegeThe Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2009 will be taking place the weekend of 4 - 6 September 2009 at Pembroke College, Oxford. To attend, please complete the conference booking form.

Celebrating its 25th year in 2009, the Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing has maintained its reputation as a highly successful event year after year. For 2009, the organising committee has put together a first class programme of topics and speakers which will continue to inform and entertain, and provide time for meeting up with friends and associates.

Causes and remedies of damp

Margaret Steele, an independent damp and timber surveyor, entertained a packed room at The Kings Hotel, Stokenchurch, with a talk on the causes and remedies of damp.  Margaret, formerly of remedial treatment firm Freeman Dawson based in High Wycombe, shared her wealth of experience, complemented by her ongoing studies at the Centre for Alternative Technology.

RICS Training in Advocacy

 With an increase in dispute work as a result of the current downturn, there are more opportunities for surveyors to be involved in arbitration, adjudication and other forms of dispute resolution.  As a chartered surveyor, you  are required to comply with the RICS Practice Statement Surveyors Acting as Advocates whether you are a regular or only an occasional participant in tribunals.

Increased Personal Productivity, Goal Setting and Delivery

"Many people today are spending longer periods of time at work to the detriment of their family and personal relationships. What?s worse is that many of these people report that at the end of a very busy day they feel tired and feel they have achieved very little of value. They have been ?busy being busy?."

Does that sound familiar?  Do you want to do something about it?