When I spotted your column title “Are your skills scalable?” I thought the title contained the term salable. After I read the column I think both terms apply, although I believe the term “transferable” better expresses the points you are making.
I couldn’t agree more with your editorial. Even though I’ve never been formally hired as an instructor at an academic institution, I’d always taken advantage of any opportunity and forum to preach the gospel of land surveying and geomatics.
More and more, I am reading stories regarding the diminishing number of licensed land surveyors across our country. The numbers are staggering and paint a sobering picture of the state of this wonderful profession.
The 2017 MAPPS-NSPS Conference will feature "Tech Time", a speed dating/speed mentoring concept which offers to those whose role is typically that of “exhibitor” the opportunity to be a “participant”, and to meet more people.