Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) will host Jeffery N. Lucas,
PLS, Esq., for two informative presentations on Nov. 1 in Clare, Mich. In the
half-day session, “Boundary Dispute Resolution,” Lucas will explore principles
of law used by the courts when dealing with conflicts in boundaries.
Prior to the start of the MAPPS-ASPRS Joint Specialty Conference Oct. 29
– Nov. 1 in Tampa, Fla., three important workshops will be presented that may
contribute to continuing professional development of geospatial practitioners
and contracting officers.
A bill to establish a
"Digital Coast" program, where the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA) develops a coordinated and comprehensive national mapping
effort for coastal, state and territorial waters of the United States, has been
introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, earning praise from MAPPS.
If your firm has ever been rejected for a
contract because of its experience modification rate (EMR), then you know how
damaging this number can be. What can you do to ensure this number is in your
The revolution and
evolution of cloud computing and other emerging new technologies impacting the
practice of geospatial professionals will be presented at the 2012 MAPPS/ASPRS
Joint Specialty Conference, to be held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 in Tampa, Fla.
a session on “Defining Our Profession” at the MAPPS Summer Conference in
Snowmass, Colo., I expected to hear insights on trends in surveying and
mapping, and perhaps some ideas for an all-encompassing definition. Instead,
the presenters primarily put forth a series of provocative questions.