RICS Wales – Public Sector Procurement Conference – Cardiff

02 Feb
Thursday 2nd February 2012
9.30am – 4pm
Copthorne Hotel, Copthorne Way, Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff, CF5 6DH
RICS member £80.00 + VAT / Student / Trainee £40.00 + VAT / Non RICS member £96.00 + VAT

Audience: Professional groups: Commercial Property, Building Surveying, Planning & Development, Quantity Surveying and Construction

This conference will examine what challenges there have been in ensuring public sector procurement contributes to the Welsh economy, and how this needs to be addressed in the future.

Topics and speakers

  • Procurement: the key to economic growth, innovation, skills and job creation in Wales – Wyn Prichard, Construction Skills
  • Procurement throughout Wales: can social factors be taken into account in the process? – Huw Vaughan Thomas, Audtior General for Wales
  • The local authority perspective – Aled Roberts AM
  • The SME experience/view of the public sector procurement process – Richard Jenkins, FMB
  • Valuing public sector procurement – Vince Hanly, Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
  • The EU perspective – Joanna Szychowska, European Commission
  • The surveyor’s perspective – Neil Brierley, Davis Langdon
  • Keynote address – Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance and Leader of the House

How to Book: Please quote event no. 11153
Contact RICS Events – Telephone:  +44 (0)20 7695 1600  or email  events@rics.org

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Contact Emma Georgiades  – Telephone:  +44 (0)29 2022 4414 or email egeorgiades@rics.org