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2018 Indiana Schedule

Registration 7:30 AM  

All Seminars begin at 8:00 AM


December 7 - Holiday Seminar

Cambria Suites, 13500 Tegler Drive, Noblesville, IN


Engineering & Surveying – Past, Present, and Future Speaker: Duane Brown

This course will include historical information on how projects were completed (e.g., data gathering & compilation, calculations, plan preparation, presentation, and approval process), current issues and challenges (lack of historical perspective, liability & ethical issues, increasing complexity – regulations, involved parties, construction process, financing, and client relationships), and trends for the future (education, over-confidence in technology, dealing with the morass of regulatory controls, building & maintaining relationships, and protecting the health/safety/welfare of the public).  Examples will be given from historical G.L.O and U.S.C.&G.S. surveys. Opinions will be offered on retracement survey methods in metes-and-bounds tracts and platted subdivisions. Suggestions will be provided on job set-up, record indexing & retrieval, plan & drawing preparation, and establishing reliable survey procedures.