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CPD Day, Dunblane

Hear the latest updates and technical guidance across built environment, land and property.

A regional conference for Scotland

Twitter: #RICSCPD

Thu 14 Mar 2019
08:30 AM - 05:10 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Perth Rd, Dunblane, FK15 0HG
6 hours formal CPD
£160 + VAT


Enhance your capabilities and knowledge around today’s ever-changing market trends, legislation, and technical guidance.

Learn from leading industry professionals and take away practical solutions which can be implemented into your daily practice - benefiting both your business and personal professional development.

Everyone has different topics they are interested in, which is why this conference offers a choice of 18 breakout sessions to allow you to tailor the day specifically to your personal CPD needs.


  • Exhibitor

    CMS LawTax


Join this conference to:

  • Expert insight on a range of key technical issues including: procurement for value, new common housing defects and valuation of rural property
  • The opportunity to hear from experts on a range on opportunities in the: retail and industrial warehousing, residential and construction sector
  • A review of the RICS' work on regulation and ethics
  • Essential insight into legal issues including: planning, transport of the future, smart buildings and Alternative Dispute Resolution

The programme has been carefully crafted to incorporate key developments relevant to the region. With this mix of local and national context, you can explore the potential challenges and opportunities facing your business over the next 12 months.

What to expect

As well as bringing industry leading speakers to your doorstep, the day also allows for dedicated networking time.

We all know networking is a vital part of working in our industry, but as busy professionals we can struggle to find the time to do this effectively. With this in mind, time is set aside to give you a chance to make new contacts and catch up with peers.

For those who book to attend the full day, a two-course hot lunch is included in ticket price.

Conference app
To enhance your event experience, all the resources you will need are available via our dedicated conference app.

This allows you to:

  • Interact with the speakers via polling and live Q&A sessions to ensure your burning questions are answered.
  • Access all the speaker presentations and save these to your desktop for future reference, meaning you won’t miss anything important on the day.
  • View up-to-the-minute session details, including full speaker bios.
  • Add your own notes while the session is being delivered.
  • Network using the special feature to interact and engage with fellow attendees, which is also a great way to follow up if you miss them during the dedicated networking breaks.
  • Connect to the app using any device. It’s built to work on laptops, tablets and smartphones so no matter how you choose to interact you can be certain it will work for you.



Breakout sessions let you tailor your day to best meet your particular requirements in terms of your own professional development. To present the sessions, we have invited industry leading speakers, including:

  • Simon Porter - Senior Associate, CMS
  • Eleanor Lane, Partner, CMS
  • Mark McMurray, Senior Associate, CMS
  • Stuart Rose, Technical Development Director, FHP ESS
  • Madeleine Young, Senior Associate, CMS
  • Jane Fender-Allison, Senior Associate, CMS
  • John Keenan, Partnerships Manager – Scotland, CITB
  • Philip Bartlett, Economist, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Zander Muego, Partner, Thomas & Adamson
  • Donald Yellowley, Partner, DM Hall
  • Dr John Boyle, Director of Research & Strategy, Rettie & Co. Ltd
  • Janey L. Milligan, Managing Director, Construction Dispute Resolution


If you wish to book a half-day, please select either three morning sessions or three afternoon sessions and enter voucher code: VHR0000738 to obtain the correct rate. This voucher code is to be used on half-day bookings only.

Group Discounts

We’ve also got some great group discounts when you book your seats together with your colleagues:

  • Book 3 or more places and get 10% off
  • Book 5 or more places and get 15% off
  • Book 7 or more places and get 20% off

We can only offer one discount per person. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer from RICS Conferences.

  • RICS professionals £160 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £216 + VAT
  • RICS professionals half day rate £105 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals half day rate £141.75 + VAT
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