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RICS Jamaica Ethics Seminar & Holiday Social

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Monday, January 30, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

RICS Jamaica Ethics Seminar & Holiday Social

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
RICS Members Jan 30, 2017 $25.00 $0.00
Non-Members Jan 30, 2017 $35.00 $0.00
RICS Candidates/Students with ID Jan 30, 2017 $20.00 $0.00

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"The Surveying Profession: Ethics in Professional Practice"

A case study discussion with Mrs. Elizabeth Stair, CEO of the National Land Agency & Dean Burrowes,


Behaving ethically is at the heart of what it means to be a professional; it distinguishes professionals from others in the marketplace.

However, sometimes it is a challenge to determine where accepted cultural norms and practices are crossing the ethical line. Come hear these two highly knowledgeable and experienced practitioners discuss real life ethical dilemmas and how to apply the five standards: Act with integrity; Always provide a high standard of service; Act in a way that promotes trust in the profession; Treat others with respect; Take responsibility in professional practice.

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 Elizabeth Stair, FRICS

Elizabeth Stair is the Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner of Lands for the National Land Agency in Jamaica, a post she has held since September 2001. Prior to that, she was the Commissioner of Land Valuations. She is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor, Attorney-at-Law, and she holds a BSc in Estate Management and a Bachelor of Laws. Mrs. Stair was called to the Bar in 2014 and in the same year was also appointed as a Member of the Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer during Jamaica’s National Honours and Awards for her outstanding contribution to the improvement of the land administration in the country and the integration of a comprehensive Land Information System.

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 Dean Burrowes, MRICS

Dean Burrowes is a founding partner in the firm Burrowes & Wallace Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Building Economists, based in Kingston, Jamaica, which provides consultancy services in Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Dispute Resolution. Mr. Burrowes has over 35 years’ experience in the field of Quantity Surveying, working both in Jamaica and the United Kingdom as a Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager, and also in the area of Dispute Resolution as an Arbitrator and expert witness. He holds a BSc. in Quantity Surveying and a Masters of Laws.


This event is worth 1 CPD hour.

Refreshments will be served following the event.

Please contact Carmel Haynes, Regional Development Consultant - Caribbean, Florida & Southeast USA, at with any queries you may have.





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Courtyard Marriott Kingston Jamaica
1 Park Close
Kingston 5

Monday, January 30, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

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