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The MSPS Convention brings together surveyors from around the state for educational opportunities, networking, and connecting with exhibitors that support the surveying industry.

 

WE WILL BE MEETING FULLY IN PERSON WITH NO VIRTUAL COMPENENT

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2022 Convention

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to interact with professional surveyors from across Michigan! Sponsorship opportunities include registration, mobile app, coffee breaks and much more! Reserve your booth or sponsorship now!

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Technician Track Information

Are you a technician or know a technician looking to expand their knowledge in the industry? This track contains specific sessions to enhance a technicians abilities in the surveying field with a wide range of topics.

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Your safety is paramount!

MSPS recommends that all participants wear masks as a safety precaution and will have hand sanitizer available.

Agenda

Tuesday - February 15

7:30am - 5:00pm CST Exam
8:00am – 5:00pm Riparian Surveys and Riparian Law
7:00pm - 9:00pm Foresight Party

Wednesday - February 16

8:30am – 10:20am Proprietor Plats – Start to Finish
8:30am – 10:20am FEMA & Flood Zone Issues / Answers for the Field Surveyor TECHNICIAN TRACK
8:30am – 10:20am Subsurface Utility Mapping & Technologies
10:30am – 11:20am Promotion and Outreach of Surveying
10:30am – 11:20am Building the Next Generation of Surveyors
10:30am – 11:20am Aerial mapping: Planes, Drones, Sensors, Photogrammetrists and
Surveyors and How They Can Work Together for a Successful Project TECHNICIAN TRACK
11:30am - 1:30pm County Surveyor & General Lunch
1:30pm – 4:20pm Riparian Rights and the Surveyor - Section 1
1:30pm – 2:20pm Ignorance of the Deep, How the Great Lakes Remain Vastly Unexplored
1:30pm – 2:20pm High Accuracy Aerial Mapping TECHNICIAN TRACK
2:30pm – 3:20pm New Coordinate Types and Use Cases: How to Work in the Modernized NSRS
2:30pm – 3:20pm Dirt - It’s What Matters TECHNICIAN TRACK
3:30pm – 4:20pm Soo Locks Canal
3:30pm – 4:20pm Michigan Tech Presentations
5:30pm - 7:00pm Exhibitor Reception

Thursday - February 17

8:30am – 11:20am Riparian Rights and the Surveyor - Section 2
8:30am – 10:20am Floodplain Elevation Requirements of the State Construction
Codes and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
8:30am – 10:20am What Every Field Tech Needs to Know About LCRCs TECHNICIAN TRACK
10:30am – 11:20am The Dynamic Shorelines of the Great Lakes
10:30am – 11:20am Coordinate Systems TECHNICIAN TRACK
11:30am - 1:30pm SURPAC & General Lunch
1:30pm – 4:20pm New Maps & New Flood Zones / Building Compliant Buildings
1:30pm – 2:20pm Social Media for Surveyors
1:30pm – 3:20pm Point Cloud Data Extraction, What Do I Do with All This Data? TECHNICIAN TRACK
2:30pm – 3:20pm Survey Work Flow for Capture & Construction Staking TECHNICIAN TRACK
3:30pm – 4:20pm Diversity in Land Surveying
3:30pm – 4:20pm Ferris State Presentations
4:30pm - 5:00pm Annual Meeting
5:00pm - 6:30pm Member Reception

Friday - February 18

8:30am – 11:20am Safe Excavation Practices = MISS DIG 811 Certification TECHNICIAN TRACK
8:30am – 10:20am Business Ethics: Theory and Practice
8:30am – 9:20am Vertical datums: NAVD 88, IGLD (1985) and Their Upcoming Changes
9:30am – 11:20am Pucker Street Dam Removal Project
10:30am – 11:20am Midland County’s GIS Response to Flood/Dam Failure

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100 Grand Traverse Blvd,

Acme, MI 49610-9600

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Lansing, MI 48909
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