Kentucky Seminar Schedule

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Registration 7:30 AM Seminars begin 8:00 AM Local Time

April 26, 2019

Surveying and Engineering: Past, Present, and Future

Holiday Inn University Plaza, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY

8 Surveyor and Engineer Credits


Registration Fee: $225 per person including lunch.


ALSO being held in New Albany, IN which is very close to Louisville on April 25, 2019 


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Topic Description

Surveying and Engineering: Past, Present and Future

SPEAKER: DUANE BROWN, P.E., P.S.


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.