Conference Events

Conference Events

Civic Reception
Belfast City Council has kindly granted permission to host the Civic Reception at 6.00pm on the 11th September at Belfast City Hall and is open to all delegates. For the Belfast City Hall website click here.

‘We thank Belfast City Council for their kind generosity for the use of
City Hall and the provision of hospitality’

We would like to thank the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for their sponsorship of this event.

Wine Reception
This reception will be held in the Naughton Gallery at 7.00pm on the 12th September and is open to all delegates. For the Naughton Gallery website click here.

Conference Dinner
This dinner will be held in the Great Hall, Lanyon Building, Queen's University Belfast. The Great Hall is one of the most sought after venues in Northern Ireland and it’s ambience lends itself as a magnificent backdrop for formal dinner events. It also houses the imposing Robson organ which adds a subtle dimension to a memorable occasion. For more information click here.

Conference Tours

Take the chance to get to know Belfast better by joining one of the Conference Tours on offer immediately after lunch on Wednesday 13th. Simply include your chosen tour as part of your registration.

Queen's Architectural Heritage Walkabout

Explore what gives Belfast’s “Queen’s Quarter” its distinctive and vibrant character. There are over 100 ‘listed’ buildings on campus, while new buildings such as the McClay Library have received national design awards.  This walking tour will highlight both historic and recent developments in the University area.

Cost: £10

Titanic Shipyard

See how Belfast’s ship-building  heritage lies at the heart of the single largest regeneration scheme in Northern Ireland’s history. This tour, courtesy of “The Wee Tram”, will include the Titanic and Olympic slipways and associated docks, the Harland and Wolff cranes and new marina development at the Odyssey.

Cost: £10

Planning the Divided City

A chance for a unique overview of the city of Belfast as it works to overcome the spatial heritage of conflict. This tour will trace the impact of segregation on the city and the ways in which this has both affected and been affected by development planning. As the Northern Ireland Executive seeks to dismantle Belfast’s many “peace walls” by 2023, what does this mean on the ground?

Cost: £15