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2018 MSPS 77th Annual Meeting

Weekend Getaway! Make the most out of your time with a weekend getaway before or after the MSPS Annual Meeting; the Grand Traverse Resort will honor the discounted room rate if you'd like to extend your stay. MSPS receives a discounted room rate at the Grand Traverse Resort. Hotel rooms are $109 (plus taxes and resort fee) per night; Tower rooms are $149 (plus taxes and resort fee). Please call the hotel at 800.748.0303 and ask for the MSPS room block.

2/21/2018 to 2/23/2018
When: Wednesday, February 21 - 23, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Acme, Michigan  49610
United States
Contact: 517.484.2413


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     2018 77th Annual Meeting At A Glance



Wednesday, February 21, 2018

9:00 am – 10:00 am    New NGS Datums & Transformation Tools  - 1.5 CEU  

                                   John Ellington – NGS Great Lakes Region Geodetic Advisor

9:00 am – 12:00 pm    Can/Am Surveying – 3 CEUs                                                                                                                         

                                    Murray J. LeGris – Ontario Regional Surveyor

9:00 am – 12:00 pm    Fun with Drone – 3 CEUs                                                                                                                             

                                    Raymond J. Hintz, PhD – Professor, University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology

10:00 am – 11:00 am   Uh-Oh! The Construction Project Went Poorly: How Do I Protect Myself As A Surveyor When Things Go Wrong? – 1 CEU                                                                                                       Melissa Collar, Esquire

11:00 am – 12:00 pm  The Michigan Condominium Act: Is There a New Sheriff in Town? and Land Division Act: A Refresher on Re-Division Rights – 1 CEU                                                                                  Melissa Collar, Esquire

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm     Lunch, Young Surveyor Council, New Licensees Recognition

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm      Easements – 2 CEUs                                                                                                                          

                                    Mischa Boardman, Esquire

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm      International Boundary Commission – 1.5 CEUs                                                      

                                    Kyle Hipsley, IBC Commissioner

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm     Trends in Photogrammetry – 3 CEUs (includes 30 minute exhibit break)                

                                   Raymond J. Hintz, PhD – Professor, University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm      Office of Land Survey & Remonumentation Updates – 1.5 CEUs                            

                                    Mike Barger – Director, OLSR

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm      GeoEd – 1 CEU                                                                                                                                               

                                    Murray J. LeGris – Ontario Regional Surveyor

 

Thursday, February 22, 2018

7:00 am - 8:30 am     County Surveyor's Breakfast

7:30 am – 5:00 pm     CST Exams

                                  Exam applications can be found at www.nsps.us.com. Be sure to submit application prior to the conference.

8:30 am - 10:30 am    Lidar for Surveyors - 2 CEUs

                                   Raymond J. Hintz, PhD - Professor, University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology

8:30 am - 10:00 am    Professional Ethics for the Surveyor - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Joe Fenicle, PS - Angular by Nature

8:30 am - 12:00 pm    Surveyors Report - 3 CEUs (includes 30 minute exhibit break)

                                   Tony Nettleman, PhD, RPLS, Esquire - Nettleman Land Consultants

10:30 am - 12:00 pm   An Eagle Eye - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Joe Fenicle, PS - Angular by Nature

11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Thomas Smith Deputy Surveyor - 1 CEU

                                   Jack Owens, PS

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch, Trig-Star Awards & Student Scholarship Presentations

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm      Highway Rights of Way:  Creation, Use and Expansion - 2 CEUs

                                   Richard Wilson, Esquire

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm      Latest Trends in GNSS - 2 CEUs

                                   Raymond J. Hintz, PhD - Professor, University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm      Expert Witness - 3 CEUs (includes 30 minute exhibit break)

                                  Tony Nettleman, PhD, RPLS, Esquire - Nettleman Land Consultants

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm      FSU Student Presentations - 1 CEU

                                  Senior Capstone Project Updates

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm     Perpetuating Our Profession - 1 CEU

                                  Joe Fenicle, PS - Angular by Nature

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Awards Banquet

 

Friday, February 23, 2018

7:00 am - 8:30 am      SURPACMICH Fundraiser Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:00 am    Survey & SAW - The GIS Bridge - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Max George, PS

8:30 am - 10:00 am    The History of Canals Across Michigan - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Joe Fenicle, PS - Angular by Nature     

8:30 am - 12:00 pm    Ethics - 3 CEUs (includes 30 minute exhibit break)

                                   Tony Nettleman, PhD, RPLS, Esquire - Nettleman Land Consultants

10:30 am - 12:00 pm  The Legislative Process from a Surveyor's Perspective 1.5 CEUs

                                   Howard Walker, PS

10:30 am - 12:00 pm  MDOT Work Zone Safety - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Chuck Bergmann and Chris Brookes

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch, Closing Remarks & Foundation Raffle Drawing

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm      Parcel Fabric AcrGIS Module - 1 CEU

                                   Gabor Barsai, PhD, PS - Associate Professor FSU Surveying Engineering

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm      3 Worlds of Survey 2.5 CEUs

                                   Tony Nettleman, PhD, RPLS, Esquire - Nettleman Land Consultants

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm      Surveyors Business Financial Life Cycle - Analysis of Pitfalls and Opportunities - 1.5 CEUs

                                   Steve Peacock, CPA - Rehman

 

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