Riddick leads first annual conference as PISCES chairman

Mark Riddick, the newly appointed chairman of the Property Information Systems Common Exchange Standard and CEO of SearchFlow, is leading the organisations first annual conference on September 7 and 8 in Stratford-upon-Avon, as chair and facilitator.

Riddick was unanimously appointed as PISCES chairman by board members on August 5 2005.

The conference is aimed at providing members with the latest information on how Government is working with the private sector to use e-commerce and standards to improve property transactions, as well as looking at real life examples of how PISCES is already allowing many organisations to seamlessly exchange critical data, as part of the transaction process.

Riddick says: I am looking forward to facilitating the two-day conference as the new PISCES chairman. The event will demonstrate the key role PISCES plays across the residential and commercial property sectors, where it is continuing to gather momentum in its mission to bring together e-business standards that enable the property industry to function efficiently, as the economy changes.

Speakers at the two-day event include the HIPs programme manager at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Head of the Local e-Government Standards Board, the CML, RICS and the Head of Data Standard Services for European Parliament.

The conference, entitled PISCES for a dynamic and transparent property industry is taking place on September 7 and 8 at Billesley Manor Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Headline sponsors are SearchFlow, DPS Software and Visualfiles.