Challenges, Opportunities and Experience Sharing

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Property Tax Institute are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Caribbean Valuation and Construction Conference, to be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

October 25-26, 2018 | Iberostar Rose Hall Beach Hotel, Montego Bay, Jamaica

The conference will address issues as they relate to valuation and construction. Proposed topics should be relevant to the theme of Challenges, Opportunities and Experience Sharing. The following are examples of topics that could be addressed but additional relevant topics will be considered.

  • Accounting, Measuring and Valuation Standards
  • Mass Appraisal Process
  • Appraisal Modelling
  • Data Management and Quality Control
  • Property Tax Policy
  • Valuation of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Valuing Leisure and Special Properties
  • Expert Witness Preparation for Litigation
  • Valuation of Contaminated Property
  • Financing Urban Development
  • Financing Building Construction and Operation
  • Requirements of Banks in the Caribbean
  • Risk Assurance in Construction
  • Current Issues and Recent Trends in Construction
  • Risks in the Procurement Process in the Caribbean
  • Compulsory Acquisition Valuations
  • Measuring and Valuing Risk in Construction
  • Construction and Financing Trends in Renewable Energy
  • Value Capture

Submission Requirements

Submit the topic of your presentation and a brief description by March 2nd, 2018 along with the following information to: and

  • Name and Professional Designation of Presenter
  • Company Name and Affiliation
  • Country
  • Email Address
  • Telephone and Fax Numbers

Important Dates

  • EOI to present submission deadline: March 2, 2018 
  • Notification to accepted presenters: April 13, 2018
  • Final presentations due: October 3, 2018


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