Future Events

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, planning for future conferences in collaboration with the regional surveying institutions, RICS, the Universityof the West of England and the University of Manchester, is currently on hold during 2021 until the position becomes clearer.

The Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad & Tobago (ISTT), in collaboration with the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (UWI), the Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE) and the Trindad & Tobago Group of Professional Associations (TTGPA), is hosting its 25th. Anniversary Conference on 30 September - 1 October 2021 at Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, entitled "Sustainable Solutions to Global Challenges: Surveying Perspectives - Celebrating 25 years of ISTT Relevance"

The aim of the conference is to explore sustainable solutions for continuity and growth amidst the evolution of the world's new and emergng economic realities. Building on 25 years of service, this conference seeks to present sustainable solutions to address the regional and global challenges we currently face, through the impact of surveying technologies, practices and policies that are in keeping with best practice and international standards.

Early bird registration - register before 31 July 2021 to take advantage of Discount Registration Rates

Early-Bird Registration






ISTT Member - Attending Both Days



ISTT Member - Attending One Day



Non-Member of ISTT - Attending Both Days



Non-Member of ISTT - Attending One Day




Recent Conferences

Festival of Surveying - CASLE & UWE Bristol - Online conference 11-12 February 2021

Conference Flyer

Rapporteur's Notes of proceedings


CASLE Golden Jubilee Conference and 14th. General Assembly - London - 12-13 September 2019

Conference Programme - Final

Session 1 Presentation Handout

Session 2 Presentation Handout

Session 3 Presentation Handout

Session 4 Presentation Handout

Rapporteur Notes by Dr Diane Damashie


CASLE 2018 Conference, Lusaka - Zambia, 29November - 1 December

The Conference was organised by The Institution of Surveyors of Zambia in collaboration with CASLE.

Conference Proceedings


CASLE 2017 Conference, Dar es Salaam - Tanzania, 10-11 August 2017

The CASLE Conference 'Sustainable Developoment Goals: a time for innovations and investment in land administartion and management' was organised by The Institution of Surveyors of Tanzania (IST) and The Tanzanian Institution of Valuers & Estate Surveyors (TIVEA)  in collaboration with CASLE.



Conference proceedings

Keynote address by CASLE President Joseph Ajanlekoko

ESVARBON Conference, Lagos - Nigeria, 26-27 July 2017

The Conference was  organised by The Department of Estate Managent of University of Lagos in collaboration with the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria

MAKING PROPERTY TAX WORK – Reform Strategies for Unleashing
the Full Potentials (Fiscal & Non-Fiscal) of Property Tax for
Boosting Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in Nigeria.

Conference Proposal

CASLE 2016 Conference, Abuja - Nigeria, 21-23 April 2016

The CASLE Conference in collaboration with the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), The Nigerian Institution of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) and the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) took place in Abuja, Nigeria on 21-23 April 2016.

Abuja Conference, April 2016



CASLE 2015 Conference & 13th. General Assembly, Takoradi - Ghana, 11-13 March 2015

The CASLE Conference and 13th General Assembly took place in Takoradi, Ghana between the 11th and 13th March 2015 in collaboration with the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) 'Surveying Week.'

CASLE/GhIS Conference images CASLE/GhIS Conference images CASLE/GhIS Conference images CASLE/GhIS Conference images

For more see the April 2015 Newsletter.


CASLE / UTS Pacific Region Symposium, Solomon Islands, 5-7 August 2014

Pacific Regional Symposium on Land and Property Rights in the South Pacific Islands

5 to 7 August 2014
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Symposium Report:

» CASLE UTS Pacific Region Symposium 5th to 7th August 2014

A joint CASLE / UTS: Asia-Pacific Centre for Complex Real Property Rights event, hosted by the Solomon Islands Ministry of Lands, Housing and Surveys:

  • Impacts of climate change
  • Land resource compensation
  • Disaster risk management
  • Land tenure and administration
  • Connecting theory to observed reality

Management of Land and Sea Resources – What's New?
The Kelvin Conference Centre, Glasgow University, Scotland
7 to 10 July 2013

Glasgow Conference programme

Land Registration Upgrade (in Australia, Botswana, England, Malaysia, Nigeria, Scotland, Tanzania, Trinidad, Uganda and more……)
Coastal Property, sea-bed mapping, fishing rights and modern uses of the sea
Crown Estate’s 1000 years of land and coastal management and the next 1000
Crowd sourcing for land administration
Customary and informal tenure
Land Registration and wind farms
Land Administration and development

Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy:
Atlantic Regional and International Conference on
'Land Resources, Land Administration, Climate Change'
9 to 12 October 2012

The Commonwealth Association of Surveying & Land Economy (CASLE) and member associations in Jamaica, in collaboration with the Caribbean Board of RICS Americas, are hosting this event at the Conference Centre in Kingston and the University of Technology.
For further information please contact Mrs Susan Spedding [Tel: 0117 328 3036; email:

21 and 22 June 2012, KL, Malaysia

The Commonwealth Association of Surveying & Land Economy (CASLE), in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Surveyors of Malaysia (RISM), is hosting a conference at the 14 th International Surveyors' Congress, Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

For further information please contact Mrs Susan Spedding Tel: 0117 328 3036; email:

CASLE West Africa Workshop On Land Dispute Resolution

The Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE) West Africa held a One Day workshop in Ghana as a continuing professional Development programme for Surveyors and other Professionals in the built environment.

CASLE West Africa Workshop On Land Dispute Resolution report

Malta International Conference

The Twelfth CASLE General Assembly was held at the Radisson BLU hotel, St Julian's, Malta on Friday 6 May 2011

Malta International Conference report

"Sustainable Construction – the Way Forward in a Period of Environmental and Financial Change"

June 2010, Sri Lanka, Accra, Ghana

"Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop"

First half of 2010, Solomon Islands

"Towards the Millennium Development Goals - Taking Stock of Progress"

February 2010, Accra, Ghana

Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) Commonwealth Peoples Forum

November 2009, Trinidad

Conference on the economics of leisure development and infrastructure

5 - 7 November 2009, Cyprus

Land Conflict Management & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Seminar

November 2009, St Augustine, Trinidad

CASLE 40th Anniversary Celebrations

8th July 2009, London, UK

"Equitable Access to Land in Africa – the rights of women, orphans and marginalised communities"

29th and 30th June 2009, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

"Urban sustainability and green buildings”- How can the professions of the built environment improve the quality of urban life in rapidly-developing cities of India? The importance of valuation and investment for green buildings"

15th May 2009, Delhi, India

Conference Programme

"Stepping Stones to Better Urbanisation" Workshop.

30th April 2009 London, UK

"Capacity Building to help meet development needs in the South Pacific Region"

First half 2009, Suva, Fiji