July 2018: “The Survey Review Department and Its Impact on the Profession”

This webinar was presented on July 25, 2018.


Watching this webinar qualifies for 1 CPD hour under the Meeting Attendance category for OLSs.


Presenter: Tom Packowski, SRD Manager, AOLS


The presentation covered two areas:


The Profession:


  1. The AOLS as a self-governing profession: obligations, responsibilities and its Code of Ethics
  2. The Association structure: governance, licencing, complaints, discipline, compliance and insurance
  3. What if the Association didn’t carry out its mandate: growing distrust among the public and increased government input
  4. Why you should care: incompetence, unethical behaviour and a level playing field


The Survey Review Department:


  1. The SRD and the SRD Committee: terms of reference for each and reporting to Council
  2. SRD Programs: Comprehensive Review, Systematic Review, Funding Model and C of R and the profession

Click here for the presenter’s slides. Toms-Slides-Webinar-SRD-July-25-2018