CICES members cover a wide range of specialisms within construction commercial management and geospatial engineering. Members are encouraged to take part in the future development of the institution and there are various committees and working groups established to provide a forum where you can meet to discuss and promote civil engineering surveying. The organisational structure shows how each of the committees and working groups relate to the institution.
Council of Management determines the overall direction and policy of the institution. It is composed of the president, immediate past president, two vice presidents and 14 elected members, all of whom are directors and trustees of CICES. The council is responsible for the administration of the institution's core committees and panels.
Commercial Management Practices Committee (CMPC)
CMPC represents the interests of those studying and employed within the field of construction commercial management and promotes standards of excellence within the profession. CMPC works in collaboration with other professional bodies and contributes to the joint Management Panel CICES has with the Institution of Civil Engineers to provide and disseminate surveying knowledge and expertise.
Contracts & Dispute Resolution Panel
C&DR is a sub-panel of CMPC. It provides a vital service to members researching and advising on the latest developments in the areas of construction law that affect the civil engineering surveying industry.
Education, Professional Development and Membership Committee (EPD&M)
EPD&M is responsible for establishing educational and training standards for civil engineering surveyors through the accreditation of academic courses and the provision of training guidelines, a continuing professional development scheme and a range of training courses and workshops. It also establishes membership criteria and administers applications. EPD&M oversees engagement with early career members on all aspects of their studies, training and employment.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Council
The EDI Council has responsibility for promoting the EDI Policy of CICES and encouraging staff and members to follow these guidelines. CICES aims to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the civil engineering surveying industry, with a membership and profession reflective of all parts of society, and an institution at the forefront of engagement, driving social value.
Finance and General Purposes Committee (F&GP)
F&GP provides the financial governance of the institution's activities.
Geospatial Engineering Practices Committee (GEPC)
GEPC represents the interests of those studying and employed within the field of geospatial engineering and promotes standards of excellence within the profession. GEPC works in collaboration with other professional bodies and contributes to the joint Geospatial Engineering Panel CICES has with the Institution of Civil Engineers to provide and disseminate surveying knowledge and expertise.
Utilities & Subsurface Mapping Panel
USMP is a specialist panel of GEPC. Its vision is to lead the utility surveying profession with knowledge and expertise by driving improvements and ensuring high quality training, education, standards, accreditations and regulation.
Tomorrow's Leaders Committee
The Tomorrow's Leaders Committee is a group of dedicated early career members who provide input to all core and regional committees to aid decision making and strategy setting so that CICES is prepared for the future.