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“Challenges, Changes and Opportunities in Property Care”

PCA Annual Conference & AGM 2017

Date & Venue:

Thursday, 4th May 2017

The Slate Conference Centre, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7SH (Location & Directions)

For 2017, the Association will be holding the annual conference and AGM at the centrally located and inspiring location of “The Slate”, the new conferencing centre at Warwick University.

Claim CPD Points: 6 points can be recorded on CPD records for attending the whole day.


The conference will explore areas where there are significant current and upcoming challenges and opportunities for the industry.

Session 1 – Current and future challenges faced by industry
Themes: Retrofit / Challenges faced by residential surveyors / Property Level Protection (PLP) and its adoption

Session 2 – Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality
Themes: The problems we are facing / How to evaluate and deal with the problems / PCA & Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Session 3 – Timber Protection – the next 10 years
Themes: Timber framed buildings & the challenge of repair / The future of timber preservatives

Audience participation will be encouraged and built into the programme with Q&A sessions throughout the day, plus a Panel Debate in the afternoon.

Registration: 9am
Conference start: 9.30am
Conference close: 4.45pm

Speakers & Full Programme Details


Delegate rates:

PCA member:  £85 + vat
Non PCA member:  £150 + vat

Book Now:

Download the relevant booking form, print, complete and return in accordance with the instructions on the form.

Booking Form – PCA Members Booking Form – Non PCA Members



There is en-suite accommodation available on site on a bed and breakfast basis. The accommodation is just a few minutes walk from the conference facility. For those delegates wishing to stay the night of Wednesday 3rd May before the Conference, accommodation must be booked via the PCA and is available at the following rates:

£95 + vat for B&B (single occupancy)
£110 + vat for B&B (double occupancy)

To book accommodation, please complete the relevant fields in the Booking Form.

Pre Conference Dinner – evening of 3rd May 2017:

There will be an informal pre-conference dinner at The Slate on the evening of the 3rd May 2017. The hot buffet style meal will cost £25 + vat per person. Those wishing to join us for this dinner will need to complete the appropriate field in the Booking Form so we can advise The Slate of numbers, and add the cost of the dinner to your invoice.