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MSPS Annual Meeting to Feature Noteworthy Speakers

February 1, 2012
A broad range of interesting and informative topics will be discussed at the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, Feb. 21-24.

Professor Boudewijn H. W. van Gelder of Purdue University, Brent Jones, PLS, PE, of Esri, Mark Meade, PE, PLS, CP, of Photo Science, Lisa Martin, PS, of the USDA Forest Service, and Gary Kent, LS, of The Schneider Corp., are just a few of the speakers that will share their insights on trends and technologies at the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, Feb. 21-24.

Presentations will address why surveyors are needed to achieve high-accuracy GIS; whether State Plane Coordinate Systems need to be updated to accommodate GPS and LiDAR; how airborne and mobile LiDAR are affecting the surveying landscape; how the 2011 ALTA Survey Standards affect certification requirements; and other informative topics. Exhibits will highlight some of the latest products designed to improve productivity and workflow. “The 2012 MSPS Annual meeting is an event you will not want to miss,” said Mark W. Powell, PS, MSPS board president.

For more information or to register, visit www.misps.org.