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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CONVERSATIONS (CIC)

BACKROUND

The establishment of this forum is to ensure that opportunities are provided for all stakeholders to meet on a quarterly basis to discuss the matters that impact on the understanding and promotion of the Construction Project Managers (CPMs) and the all the other Built Environment Professionals. In addition, there is a need for a strong lobby group that needs to fight for the interests of CPM’s and have a voice as professional discipline.

OBJECTIVES

The aim is to facilitate, coordinate and stimulate interaction between stakeholders in academia and both in the Public and Private sectors areas of operation in the property and construction industry.

The broad objectives of the industry conversation platform:

  • Provide a platform for exchanging ideas and networking with likeminded professionals;
  • Address the topics that enhance and threaten the CPM professions/discipline;
  • To provide insights and in-depth knowledge on related topics;
  • Create opportunities for networking and dialogue within this industry;
  • Use social media and other networking platforms with a view to widening this stakeholder base

PRESENTING ORGANISATIONS

This forum will include:

  • Representatives from various organizations and entities in the industry
  • Academic institutions and
  • industry experts at large
  • Individuals and Corporate Members
  • Public Sector (National, Provincial and local government)

The composition for each dialogue session will depend on the topic being discussed.

CPD VALIDATION

These programme consisting of individual presentations and panel discussion are validated by the SACPCMP. Other Councils will also be approached for validation depending on the topic. This is to ensure that CPMs with dual registrations across Councils are included at all times.

STRUCTURE

The session will consist of a panel discussion with a moderator who is an expert in
the industry.

The EXCO members will be expected to host tables and rotate tables accordingly as
per agreed upon times.