The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is hosting an all-day GPS Workshop given by David Doyle, chief geodetic surveyor and Richard H. Foote, geodesist from the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) on Monday, March 30, co-located with the SPAR 2009 conference. The program has been pre-approved for credits toward PLS license renewals in TX, MD and MO and is also eligible for credit in other states. Details and links follow:

ASCE Workshop: Georeferencing with the Global Positioning System

Monday, March 30, 2009
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency, Denver, Colorado
Mineral Ballroom D-G

What you will learn:
* Understand theoretical and practical aspects of current GPS methodologies.
* Obtain the latest information on terrestrial reference frames and how to transform between them.
* Raise awareness of common errors in GPS operation.
* Learn how to use the Online Positioning User Service (OPUS).
* Plan engineering surveys using the latest technology.
* Learn new procedures that can reduce costs.
* Also, practical applications will be described in detail using an on-site connection to the Internet.

Fees (all fees go to the ASCE):
ASCE Workshop only: $295 (does not include lunch)
ASCE Add-on fee for SPAR 2009 conference attendees who have paid registration fees: $195

View details on the SPAR 2009 conference Timetable and Agenda here:
www.sparllc.com/spar2009/timetable/spar2009timetableR2.html

Registration link:
www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=3358&PHPSESSID=b159evpvbsluhokfpjkng2ik82&