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Early Bird Registration Pricing:

Conference & Workshop (Wed. - Sat):
$475 (Members), $575 (Non-Members)

Conference Only (Thurs. - Sat.):
$395 (Members), $495 (Non-Members)

One Day Only:
$150 (Members), $250 (Non-Members)


Early Bird Pricing Ends January 29, 2018


Preliminary Program

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Monday, February 19th

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM NSPS Student Competition

 

Tuesday, February 20th

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM NSPS Meetings
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM NSPS Student Competition
6:00 PM Kings Tournament Dinner at Excalibur

 

Wednesday, February 21st - Pre-Conference Workshops

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM NSPS Meetings
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM BLM / CFedS Workshop
Don Buhler, BLM, D.C; Steve Parrish, CFedS;
Jerry Davis, BLM, Arizona; Dan Webb, BLM, Utah;
Ron Scherler, CFedS
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Mock Trial
Moderated by Jason Higgins, PLS
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM NGS Workshop: A Smorgasbord of Geodesy
Dana Caccamise & William Stone
6:00 PM Bowling Tournament


Thursday, February 22nd

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM NSPS Meetings
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies, Keynote, Exhibitor Introductions
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Ribbon Cutting/Exhibit Hall Opening
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Three New (or not so new) Ways to Get into Trouble
Kris Kline, PLS
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Advanced Topics in Mineral Surveys and Dependent Resurveys
Gene Kooper, PLS
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Laser Scanning/3D Modeling
Brian Laird, PLS
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Meeting the Challenge of Skilled Worker Shortages
Landon Blake, PLS
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Three New (or not so new) Ways to Get into Trouble (Cont.)
Kris Kline, PLS
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Advanced Topics in Mineral Surveys (Cont.)
Gene Kooper, PLS
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Profiting from Drone Mapping: The Complete Workflow
Daniel Katz
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Why Standard Business Processes Are Critical for the Success of Your Land Surveying Firm
Landon Blake, PLS
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Ethics, Professionalism, and the Court
Kris Kline, PLS
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Advanced Topics in Mineral Surveys (Cont.)
Gene Kooper, PLS
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Solving the Land Survey Hiring Crisis by Drone
Daniel Katz
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Why Standard Business Processes Are Critical for the Success of Your Land Surveying Firm (Cont.)
Landon Blake, PLS
5:30 PM Icebreaker Reception in Exhibit Hall


Friday, February 23rd

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Title, Research, and Liability
Don Wilson, PLS
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Best Practices for GPS and GNSS Today
Jan VanSickle, PLS
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Prescriptive Rights
Amy Sugden, Esq. & Agnes Hanley, Esq.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Position for Transition
Rich Radke
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break with Exhibitors
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Alternative Dispute Resolution
Cortney Young, Esq.
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Getting Started with Drone Surveying
Danial Perry, PLS
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Unwritten Rights – More Than Just Adverse Possession
Don Wilson, PLS
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM GIS and GNSS
Jan VanSickle, PLS
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Legislative & Lobbying Information
Tyre Gray, Esq.
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Research & Development Tax Incentives for Surveying Firms
Dawson Fercho, EA
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Easements
Steven Silva, Esq.
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Land Surveyors Liability
Laura Ledbetter
6:00 PM Scholarship Auction Dinner


Saturday, February 24th

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM The Seven F's of Land Surveying Plus One
Don Wilson, PLS
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Boundary Line Agreements & Adjustments: Unraveling the Tangle
Mark Gregersen, Esq., PLS

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Quality Based Selection (QBS)
Ray Mathe, PLS
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ALTA/NSPS Surveys
Paul Burn, PLS
12:00 PM Closing Ceremonies & Grand Prize Drawing

 

Hotel Information

Luxor Las Vegas

3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Weekday Room Rate: $55
Weekend Room Rate: $115
Reduced Resort Fee: $25

Reservations: 702-262-4450

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Cut-off Date: January 29th


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