Debate 62: Edge Commission of Inquiry on Future Professionalism Session 3: Society

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 | Debates

The third session in the Inquiry was on the subject of society’s expectation of built environment professionals.

The Inquiry is examining the way forward for the professional organisations in the construction industry, taking evidence from a range of bodies and individuals. Evidence gathering sessions will be held in public as a series of Edge Debates in the early part of 2014 each looking at a separate theme and with input and evidence from appropriate professional bodies and other witnesses. Written submissions to the commission will also be welcomed.

The third debate addressed Society: and “How can professionals working across the built environment and their institutions maintain relevance and deliver value to society?”

Chair: Paul Morrell

Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive RSA
Colin Haylock, Immediate Past President, RTPI
Barry Clarke, Immediate Past President, ICE
Sue Illman, President LI

Venue: The Building Centre, 26 Store St, London WC1E 7BT

If you would like to attend the series of debates comprising the Commission of Inquiry on Future professionalism please email the Edge at Please note that spaces are very limited.

Debate sponsored by Rehau
Commission sponsored by The Ove Arup Foundation


- Session 3 Report (Edge Debate 62) Future professionalism: Society
- Edge Commission - Session 3: Speakers’ notes
- Robin Nicholson’s blog at 8.5.13
- Twitter stream from the 3rd Commission session on ‘Society’
- Commission Summary (Note no. 7)
- Edge CoI on Future Professionalism - timetable (Note no.8)
- The Commission - Objective & remit (Note no. 9)
- Further reading

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