13 JUN 2022
The newsletter gives a snapshot of local news & developments in the region
The Standards and Regulation Board is delighted to officially welcome four new members from multiple regions worldwide: Carmen Wee from Singapore, Deborah Nicol-Omeruah from Nigeria as independent members of the board, and Dele Oyekanmi FRICS from Saudi Arabia, Dr Diane A Dumashie FRICS as professional members of the board.
The new four members will bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm and offer a fresh perspective in ensuring an independent, public-interest approach across RICS' standard setting and regulatory processes. Find out more about the new appointment here.
Free Site Tour to Two Taikoo Place Showsuite in Hong Kong
Join us for a free tour (conducted in English) of the Taikoo Place Showsuite – sharing the creative transformation of Taikoo Place and highlighting the Two Taikoo Place brand new development followed by a brief tour of The Refinery and Blueprint. Limited places available on a first come first serve basis, open to RICS members and candidates only.
Free Online Webinar – How does ESG deliver ‘sustainable’ returns on your Property Portfolio
This online webinar on 6th July (conducted in Cantonese) showcases the Hong Kong perspective of ESG as a value driver within property portfolios. This session will look at issues including climate-related risk drivers of concern and sustainability benchmarking for success. This webinar is open to RICS members and candidates only.
Free Stay-informed Session Singapore
Join us for a free face-to-face member event to hear about workplace trends in 2022 from a panel of experts. This is also an opportunity to network and meet with other RICS members after a long period of digital-only events.
Free Candidate Support Workshops in APAC
On popular demand, we continue to conduct free workshop sessions to support our APAC candidates (except China) with their final assessment submissions. These sessions range from a drop-in session every Thursday to monthly sessions focusing on how to write your submissions & preparing for your final assessment interview.
RICS ANZ Commercial Management Conference 2022
The role of a commercial manager, and the commercial management functions performed, play a critical part in the commercial and financial success of a construction project and never more so than now. Join us for this inaugural online ANZ conference on 29 – 30 June to hear from our industry panellists as they dive into the issues that are impacting and being managed by commercial teams as they strive to deliver successful construction project outcomes.
A series of Leaders’ Forums were held across APAC in Southeast Asia, Oceania, China, Hong Kong and India – where senior industry leaders from the Construction and Commercial Property sector gathered for an open dialogue about topics derived from the RICS Q4 2022 Global Construction and Commercial Property Monitor.
Discover and stay up to date with upcoming events and conferences from our partnering organisations across Asia Pacific by visiting the RICS Global Partner Events
The RICS is delighted with the success of the launch of the first RICS Future of Construction in Hong Kong Conference on 29 April and believes it will be the start of many. Guest speakers from Arcadis Hong Kong, HKGBC, Savills, Gammon Construction Ltd, Autodesk, CBRE etc. shared their insights and initiatives on ESG, new technology, and carbon reporting. It was thoroughly engaging, and the feedback has been incredibly positive so RICS is excited to develop this new product in the region and believes it will continue to achieve an impactful role for the surveying and construction community. Read more details here.
The Future of Built Assets: Digital Twins from Design to Handover of Constructed Assets - Following the launch of Digital Twins from Design to Handover of Constructed Assets jointly published by Glodon Company Limited and World Built Environment Forum – this webinar examines current applications of digital twins in all life cycle phases and how it has the potential to influence the industry in the future. Watch the recording here.