Notice of Annual General Meeting
Please be informed that the Annual General Meeting of the ISTT will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday October 25th 2012 at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management (Ground Floor), University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.
The ISTT Land Surveying Sub Committee is holding an Important Event at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management ,UWI, St Augustine on Thursday 23rd August 2012 at 4.00pm. The purpose of the meeting is to examine the new rules for Land Surveyors,Proposed changes in plan preparation and procedures for Registration of land surveyors other than cadastral surveyors. All Interested surveyors are urged to attend.
The ISTT will beholding an Important meeting at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, UWI,St Augustine on Thursday 6th September 2012 at 5.00pm to discuss proposed changes to Our Articles of Association. ALL members are urged to attend.
A Breakfast Seminar jointly hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Contractors Association (TTCA) and the ISTT will be held on Wednesday 12th September 2012( from 7.70 - 12.30pm) at the Hotel Normandie, St Anns. It is entitled ' The Cost of Safety in Construction And Associated Liabilities'.
To register please contact the Secretariat of the TTCA at Tel 6271261 OR Email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 7th September 2012.
Land Surveying CPD event
The ISTT held a CPD event for Land Surveyors at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, UWI St Augustine on Saturday 24th March 2012. Mr Nicholas Westmaas (Land Surveyors Convener) chaired an interactive session dealing with filling in data gaps in the cadastral records at the Land and Surveys Division and raised the issue of the suitablilty of surveyors doing subdivision designs which may require the inputs of other land based professionals such as engineers and land use planners.
Valuation Surveying Seminar
The ISTT successfully held a Valuation Surveying Seminar at the Faculty of Engineering, UWI St Augustine on Saturday 10th March 2012. The Seminar which was jointly hosted by the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management was entitled 'A Guided Tour of the RICS Red Book and International Valuation Standards For Valuers and Practical Aspects of Development Valuation Appraisal'.
ISTT Management Engages in Historic Review Exercise
On Saturday June 18, 2011, an expanded Management Committee of ISTT went into an historic half-day retreat at the Crews Inn restaurant, Chaguaramas, to review the role of the ISTT. This activity was prompted by the need for the ISTT to reposition itself to remain a vibrant institution, relevant and supportive to its many members, amidst the economic slowdown in Trinidad and Tobago today. In addition, new market and social conditions have added to the imperative for readjustment of our Institution. The deliberations of the retreat culminated in the provision of a Charter Plan … "The Way Forward", including the drafting of Vision and Mission Statements.
ISTT Presents Awards at UWI Faculty of Engineering Ceremony
President Dr. Charisse Griffith-Charles presents ISTT award to student
President Aidan Gregoire gave account of his term in office at the ISTT 2011 AGM
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Please be informed that the Annual General Meeting of the Institute will take place at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday October 20th 2011 at the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management (Ground Floor), University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.
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e Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Association for Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE)
Kenneth Sturge, Land Surveyor
Kenneth Sturge was born on the 10th
September 1933. He graduated from QRC in 1951 with a Grade 1 in
Senior Certificate and entered Survey School in October of that same
Land Conference 2011 – Land Ownership in Trinidad and Tobago: Issues
The Department of
Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, in collaboration with the
ISTT, hosted an extremely successful conference entitled Land
Conference 2011: Land Ownership in Trinidad and Tobago: Issues and
conference was well attended by members of the ISTT, government
officials and the wider public.
Many ISTT members, academic staff of the Department of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management and representatives of
government land related departments delivered informative and
The papers and presentations can be viewed at
In Memoriam of Dr. David Neale
Dr. David Neale passed away on June 7 2011. David was a hydrographic
surveyor by profession and a member of the Institute of Surveyors of
Trinidad and Tobago.
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The Department of Geomatics
Engineering and Land Management at
the University of the West Indies,
St. Augustine will be hosting a
conference in collaboration with the
ISTT on 28th and 29th April 2011.
Here is a map to the Oasis where the
ISTT Annual Dinner 2010 will be
INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS
The Professional Centre, 11-13, Fitzblackman Drive, Woodbrook,
Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
Telephone Number: 468 3356
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Land Survey Board of Trinidad and Tobago (LSBTT) together with the Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago (ISTT), presented a seminar on Adverse Possession on Land at the Normandie Hotel, St. Annâ€™s Port of Spain on Sunday 16th May 2010, 8:30am â€“ 2:00pm.
Many members and non-members were in attendance. Attached we now provide the presentations of Mr. Colvin Blaize and Mr. Lyndon Antoine.
Mr. Ian Benjamin also presented an extremely interesting discourse on the topic from a strictly legal perspective but notes on this presentation are not included here.
To: Land Surveyors and Members of the Management Committee
From: Office Manager
Re: Meeting to discuss Professional Indemnity Insurance and the
possibility of increasing the minimum requirement for
Venue &: Dpt. of Geomatics Engineering and Land Management, UWI
Sunday 21st March 2010
Time : at 10 am
Cost: $100.00 INCLUSIVE OF LIGHT REFRESHMENTS.
TTCA/APETT Symposium "Are we Prepared?"
Please be advised that the president
Mr. Raymond has scheduled a meeting
Meeting on Property Tax
Wednesday January 27th 2010 at 5PM
Meeting Room - Professional Centre
We are writing to place on record our comments on this
important new legislation.
The President, Mr. Afra Raymond has requested that the
ISTT membership meet in order to adopt a position regarding the Property Tax
before its implementation in January.
The meeting is scheduled for December 17th 2009 in the
Meeting Room of the Professional Centre at 5 p.m. This meeting will be
considered a CPD Event.