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Press release

24 APR 2020

RICS to convene built environment experts for digital RICS Insight Series

RICS, the global professional body for high standards in the land, real estate, infrastructure, construction and valuation industries, has announced the start of the RICS Insight Series, an interactive, digital thought leadership forum open to the public. RICS is known for bringing together leading industry influencers, innovators and decision-makers for its Summit Series Americas, and is continuing to share crucial insights online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The RICS Insight Series will provide weekly, focused discussions and analyses of current topics and trends in an interactive digital setting through incisive panels delivered online with live polling and interactive Q&A sessions with the audience. The series will be held every Tuesday at 2 p.m. EDT, starting April 28. 

“RICS believes in the value of connecting leading professionals to discuss the key issues facing our sectors, including valuation, commercial real estate, facility management and construction and infrastructure,” said Neil Shah, Managing Director for RICS in the Americas. “In a time of global uncertainty and physical isolation, it’s more important than ever that we work collaboratively to overcome the challenges to help build resilient, successful communities.”

Upcoming panels include*:

  • April 28, 2 p.m. EDT - Construction supply chains in disarray! When and how to restart?
  • May 5, 2 p.m. EDT - What are the business opportunities and challenges for valuation professionals during this current crisis?
  • May 12, 2 p.m. EDT - Forward-looking constructor, contech disruptor, and value-driven project owner: Three leaders who will help you win
  • May 19, 2 p.m. EDT - Impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian real estate lending

* Other seminars will be added soon. Subject to change.

For more information and registration details, please visit

About RICS

We are RICS. Everything we do is designed to effect positive change in the built and natural environments.

Through our respected global standards, leading professional progression and our trusted data and insights, we promote and enforce the highest professional standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

Our work with others provides a foundation for confident markets, pioneers better places to live and work and is a force for positive social impact.

Sarah S. Berman
The Berman Group, Inc.