2018 Surveyors' Conference - Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors

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2018 Surveyors’ Conference presented by Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA January 21 - 24, 2018 Offering 48 workshop...

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2018 Surveyors’ Conference presented by Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors

Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA January 21 - 24, 2018

Offering 48 workshops with more than 50 presenters, this conference offers Surveyors and other Geospatial Professionals the tools they need to succeed. Learn more about all aspects of surveying from Boundaries to Business.

Tools for Success

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Sunday, January 21


3-6 p.m. 5-6 p.m. 6-7 p.m. 7-8 p.m.

Exhibitor Set-up Registration Buffet Dinner Annual Meeting •

Distinguished Service Awards

Welcome to the 2018 PSLS Surveyors’ Conference! Keynote Speaker

Chad Fleming Leadership and Development Presenter

Captain Fleming has been deployed overseas six times with the U.S. Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment in support of both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has been wounded in combat on three separate occasions and has undergone 23 surgeries, one of which resulted in a trans-tibial amputation of his left leg. While most would assume this type of injury would conclude someone’s service to their country. Captain Fleming has re-deployed five times since his injuries, each time going right back into the fight. He is one of the few amputees who have been able to redeploy into combat as an amputee. After serving with distinction and receiving numerous awards and decorations, including the Meritorious Service Medal, two Bronze Star medals with Valor, and three Purple Hearts, he retired from active duty and still serves our country in other capacities. He has completed marathons, triathlons, tough mudders and cycling events throughout the United States and is also a sought after inspirational speaker. Numerous Fortune 500 companies have asked Chad to bring his message of resilience, perseverance, and his “Never Quit” attitude into their companies to help build their corporate teams.


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Schedule Sunday, January 21 3 – 6 p.m. 5 – 6 p.m. 6 – 7 p.m. 7 – 8 p.m.

EXHIBITOR SET-UP – Great American Hall (White Room) REGISTRATION – Confection Hall BUFFET DINNER PSLS ANNUAL MEETING – Great American Hall (Blue Room) • Distinguished Service Awards

Monday, January 22

7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. REGISTRATION – Confection Hall 7 a.m. BREAKFAST – Great American Hall (Blue Room) EXHIBITOR SET-UP – Great American Hall (White Room) 9 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. EXHIBITS OPEN – Great American Hall (White Room) 8:30 a.m. – Noon MONDAY AM SESSIONS - SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) Noon LUNCH – Great American Hall (Blue Room) 1:30 – 5 p.m. MONDAY PM SESSIONS - SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) 5:30 p.m. RECEPTION with CASH BAR, EXHIBIT AREA – Great American Hall (White Room) 6:30 p.m. DINNER – Great American Hall (Blue Room) PSLS INSTALLATION of OFFICERS AND AWARDS BANQUET • Introduction of guests and PSLS past presidents • Keynote Speaker: Chad Fleming • PSLS installation of state officers and chapter officers • PSLS award presentations, including Surveyor of the Year

Tuesday, January 23 7 a.m. 8 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.

BREAKFAST – Great American Hall (Blue Room) EXHIBITS OPEN – Great American Hall (White Room) • Tear-down at 6:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. – Noon TUESDAY AM SESSIONS - SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) Noon LUNCH – Great American Hall (Blue Room) 1:30 – 5 p.m. TUESDAY PM SESSIONS - SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) 5:30 p.m. RECEPTION with CASH BAR, EXHIBIT AREA – Great American Hall (White Room) 6:30 p.m. DINNER – Great American Hall (Blue Room) • Raffle & Auction benefit education and student attendance at conference

Wednesday, January 24

7 a.m. BREAKFAST – Great American Hall (Blue Room) 8:15 – 11:45 a.m. WEDNESDAY AM SESSIONS - SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) 11:45 a.m. LUNCH – Great American Hall (Blue Room) 12:45 – 4:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY PM SESSIONS SIMULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS (see Workshop Descriptions list for schedule) 4:15 p.m. ADJOURNMENT REFRESHMENT BREAKS: Monday-Tuesday, 9:45-10:45 a.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m.—Great American Hall (White Room) Wednesday, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 2-3 p.m.—Confection Hall

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Need to Know The 2018 Surveyors’ Conference is designed to offer surveyors and others interested in surveying-related industries the tools to succeed in the profession. Structured workshops present a wide range of learning objectives, including Boundary, GNSS, stormwater, business, floodplains, and more. Vendors will be available in the exhibit hall to discuss the latest equipment, technology, and trends—be sure to stop by to speak with them during breaks! PSLS is PAPERLESS! Attendees will receive handouts and materials in electronic format prior to the conference. Print out what you need and bring it with you. There will be no copies available at the event! ACCOMMODATIONS Participants are responsible for their own lodging. A block of rooms has been reserved at Hershey Lodge. Rooms will be held until December 21, 2017. Hershey Lodge information is on Page 27. FEES Fee Includes: Instruction; Sunday evening buffet; Monday and Tuesday evening banquets; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday breakfasts; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday lunches; and beverage breaks. PSLS Members: $680 early (if postmarked by December 22, 2017), $740 regular

SPOUSE/GUEST PROGRAM $100 per person. Event meal costs are: breakfast $25, lunch $35 and dinner $50 (per person). Meals for guests are not included with registration except where noted. See Page 26 to register. PSLS POLICIES Refunds of the full conference registration fee will be made for cancellations received in writing by December 29, 2017. After Dec 29, the individual or organization will be held responsible for the fee. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute. Access: If you anticipate needing special accommodations due to a physical challenge, or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact PSLS at (717) 540-6811 before your visit. Course/Activity Cancellation: PSLS may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, refunds are decided on a case-by-case basis. PSLS cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Certificates: Certificates of completion will be issued only to individuals signing each course attendance sheet.

Other Prof. Assn. Members: $680 early (if postmarked by CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT December 22, 2017), $740 regular; NSPS, AAGS, GLIS, PSPE or member of other professional society in the geospatial or Pennsylvania: No pre-approval is available for CE credits. Delaware: PSLS is a pre-approved provider. New Jersey: related fields (contact PSLS for registration code). Workshop outlines have been submitted to the registration Non-members: $825 early (if postmarked by December 22, board for certification. Maryland: A written summary or quiz will be required at the end of most courses for those seeking 2017), $880 regular; Student: $305. Maryland Type A credit. New York: PSLS is an approved Multiple Registrations: $625 member, $770 non-member; 3 NYSED sponsor; reviewed courses will be posted on the or more from same company registering prior to December 22, PSLS website. A written summary or quiz will be required at 2017 - Must be registered together (contact PSLS for discount the end of most courses for those seeking NY Credits. Other States: Individuals must apply to other states on their own. code). There is no guarantee that workshops will be approved. Course One-day Registration: $405, includes instruction, lunch, and credit for all states is the responsibility of the individual licensee. breaks. Breakfast and dinner are NOT included for a one-day registration. They may be purchased separately.


REGISTRATION To register, complete our online application or complete the enclosed registration form and return to PSLS by December 22, 2017, for the early registration fee. Late registrations must be received by January 12, 2018. Faxed registrations must be accompanied by payment information.

Program Content: John G. Fuehrer II, PE, PLS Fuehrer Associates, Ltd. Box 541, 345 West Main St. Ephrata, PA 17522


Purchase orders/letters of authorization from businesses are accepted. If you choose to pay by credit card via telephone, please fax your registration form prior to calling. You will be notified promptly of any cancellations, schedule, or program changes.

Phone: (717) 733-9658 Fax: (717) 738-1735 [email protected]

Phone: (717) 540-6811 Fax: (717) 540-6815 [email protected]


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PSLS Conference Registration 801 East Park Drive, Ste. 107 Harrisburg, PA 17111

Paperless! MOBILE APP / PAPERLESS PSLS is being environmentally conscious and controlling costs by being paperless. Rather than a notebook and printed handouts, attendees will be sent a link to a mobile application , and a webpage, which will have all of the conference information available for download. Attendees have the option to print only the information they need, reducing waste and expense. The CrowdCompass app has been designed by PSAV and will contain: • • • • • • • •

Schedules Facility Layout Exhibitor and Sponsor information Speaker and Workshop information Links to handouts and presentations Workshop surveys Continuing Education approval information Social Networking functions.

Those who do not have a mobile device capable of downloading the app can download directly to their computers. Handout information will also be available to registrants via a link to the PSLS website. No paper handouts will be available at the conference! Please note that PSLS will not have copies of handouts available, nor will they have a copier/printer to make handouts. Attendees should make every effort to download and print any handouts they feel they will need during the event. PSLS understands that not everyone is as tech savvy as they wish to be and will make every effort to assist those who may have difficulties. The Education Committee appreciates the efforts of its attendees in helping us control costs while offering the best educational opportunities available.

Awards! On Monday, January 22, the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors will fete nominees for the Surveyor of the Year and Distinguished Service Awards. Nominees are selected by their chapter and submitted to the awards committee for recognition. Surveyor of the Year is the society’s most prestigious award presented to a surveyor who has displayed exemplary service to the society, and whose work has benefitted the land surveying profession and the public. The Distinguished Service Awards is presented to member’s who have provided an exceptional contribution or service to the surveying profession. The individual does not have to be a surveyor or a PSLS member. Also presented during the ceremonies... Chapter of the Year. This award is open to a PSLS Chapter that has demonstrated excellence in providing opportunities to their Chapter members, service to the public and/or any activity which promotes the profession in a positive manner. Make sure you are on hand to help PSLS honor those who give back to the profession.

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Workshops Workshops are scheduled for Monday, January 22, 8:30 a.m.–noon and 1:30–5 p.m.; Tuesday, January 23, 8:30 a.m.–noon and 1:30–5 p.m.; and Wednesday, January 24, 8:15–11:45 a.m. and 12:45–4:15 p.m. Morning and afternoon breaks allow participants time to visit exhibits (except Wednesday).

MONDAY A.M. Sessions MONDAY A.M. January 25, Sessions 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

January 22, 8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

201 Sudoku, Puzzles, and Boundaries

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Gregory Clark, PLS, PE Crosswords, Sudoku’s, Cryptoquotes, and Boundary Retracements; puzzle: a game or problem designed to test ingenuity or knowledge. When attempting a crossword puzzle or Sudoku on the back page of a newspaper, clues are provided to get us started toward the end solution. Usually there can be only one inarguable solution as intended by the scrivener. When called upon to perform a boundary retracement, how can we know when we have collected and analyzed sufficient evidence, or clues, in order to be able to viably argue and defend our conclusions of location if need be? The scrivener, or original parties to a land boundary are usually not available to provide first-hand answers to the question of “intent”. These questions will be explored in this workshop by reviewing the Opinion and Court Order of Distefano v Moore No. 222 CD 2013 which consisted of an Action to Quiet Title related to a Boundary Line Error and an Action to Quiet Title related to Adverse Possession. Specifics from this case will be used to expand on: 1) the role of the retracement surveyor in determining land boundaries, 2) importance of collecting/analyzing sufficient evidence, 3) the need to be familiar with pertinent case law, 4) the value of effective communication between surveyor, client, and attorney.

301 Computations in State Plane Coordinates 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dr. Esra Tekdal Yilmaz This workshop will cover the underlying theory of map projections. It will demonstrate how to take field observations of direction and distance and reduce them to a mapping/grid surface. It will also demonstrate how to layout a ground distance that is determined from SPCS/grid coordinates. The workshop will show how a single project factor can be used to perform these computations in the field automatically in your data collector as well as how to determine when one project factor is sufficient to achieve SPCS coordinates from field observations and layout ground observations such as a surface horizontal distance from grid coordinate computations. Finally it will demonstrate how to compute SPCS coordinates when your control lies in more than one SPCS zone.

501 Construction Development for the Surveyor

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Byron Rimmer, PLS This workshop is intended for the surveyor that needs knowledge in understanding the importance of overall grading plans throughout a subdivision. The workshop touches on various topics of land development such as tree saving, retaining walls, rock excavation, etc. Learn guidelines for setting location of houses, floor elevations, basement exposure, swales and lot grading. 701 FEMA Elevation Certificates 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thomas Smith, PE, PLS The goal of this session is to instruct the attendees to complete the FEMA Elevation Certificate. The instructions will include how to find the latest FEMA forms and the tools needed to complete the Certificate for Detailed study streams (AE Zones) and for approximate Flood Zone (A) streams. The presentation will discuss the field data needed to complete the forms, including the use of Google Earth and datum conversion using VERTCON software.


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801 GIS/CAD Project Workflow

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. John Cooke & Kevin Zelinsky The goal of this seminar will be to demonstrate a successful workflow through a typical project utilizing both AutoCAD® and ArcGIS® technologies. The seminar focuses on realistic applications of GIS solutions most surveyors and engineers already own, or are readily available at nominal cost. The seminar topics will include project scoping, base mapping, field data acquisition, field data QA/QC, spatial analysis, cartographic display, and delivery to the client.

MONDAY A.M. Sessions

January 22, 8:30 - 10 a.m.

101 Managing Overhead and Survey Operational Costs

8:30 -10 a.m.

Joseph Dolan, PLS Overhead expenses are the bane of any growing surveying and engineering business. While many surveyors are adept at managing their projects and understand labor costs, they fail to recognize the impact of overhead expenses. This session will delve into typical overhead expenses of a surveying / engineering business, and talk about ways the business owner or manager can both manage and recoup these expenses. This session will also talk about management of expendable supply costs and ways to be more efficient in managing them.

401 Introduction to UAS

8:30 -10 a.m. Rick Johnston In this workshop, we will discuss preparing aerial mapping with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The course will be broken down into three segments, field procedures, office work flow, and lessons learned. The first segment will cover the different aerial platforms for data collection, the legal requirements for commercial flight, and conducting the flight, including aerial control requirements. The second segment will cover the office work flow to create a map from the field data collected. The final segment will cover the lessons learned in preparing aerial mapping.

601 Introduction to GNSS

8:30 -10 a.m. Dr. Dimitrios Bolkas Surveyors with little to no experience or knowledge in satellite positioning and who wish to understand how Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNNSs) work are encouraged to attend this workshop. Some of the concepts that will be discussed include, how satellites can be used to obtain positioning information, why certain field procedures must be followed to obtain coordinates with desired quality, the different coordinate systems involved in GNSS, and things to watch when determining if a GNSS survey is the appropriate method for the application.

MONDAY A.M. Sessions

January 22, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

102 Determining the True Cost of a Project

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Joseph Dolan, PLS This session will take a close look at how a project’s real cost is determined. The session will discuss how the cost of the project is not just hourly labor, but a combination of labor, benefits, and overhead. Persons that price projects, whether they are the business owner or a project manager, need to understand that a project’s true costs is not just how many hours an employee needs to be paid to complete the work but also all of the “hidden” costs. This session ties closely to the Managing Overhead and Survey Expenses session and builds on lessons learned there. This session will not be a comparison as to how much different surveyors charge for the work. While discussion may touch on issues such as regional cost variations or higher overhead expenses for different sized businesses, the session will not allow conversation of what should be charged to do work. The focus of this session is to discuss how the final price should be generated.

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402 sUAS Mapping Panel

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. John Dunkle, Jr., Rick Johnston, & Mark Maguire This panel discussion will be presented by surveyors and engineers currently utilizing small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) as part of their operations. Each presenter will provide a short overview of their company, how long they have been utilizing sUAS, and the types of services and deliverables they produce with their sUAS. Each presenter will discuss the platforms they utilize as well as software packages used to plan, execute, and process flights. Ideas on resources and where to go for help will be offered along with lessons learned. Each panel member will have approximately 20 minutes to speak and at the end of the presentations, the audience will be able to ask the panel questions. If you are interested in offering sUAS services, this is a must attend session.

602 The How’s, Why’s, & Best Practices for Performing a Localization/Site Calibration 10:30 a.m.-12

p.m. Dr. Charles D. Ghilani You load coordinates from a previous survey into your survey controller and hurriedly proceed to the field only to find out that your GNSS receiver’s positions based on these coordinates do not fit the monuments from the previous survey. You become frustrated and put your GNSS receiver away and use your total station to complete the job taking the triple the time. If this has happened to you, then this workshop is for you. This workshop discusses the localization (site calibration) method that is used to bring two different coordinate systems, such as arbitrary coordinates and NAD83 (2011), into the coordinate system of the users choice. It will cover the mathematics behind localizing your survey, and why this process is needed. It will look at what data is necessary for saving coordinates for future use, and will discuss when to use a localization, how it is performed in the field, and best practices when performing a localization. It will also present mistakes that can be made when performing a localization, as well as, how to use the NGS toolkit to transform coordinates from a previous realization of NAD 83 into its most current realization. It will also look at how a boundary survey can be enhanced by localizing arbitrary coordinates determined from the record document of the parcel.

MONDAY P.M. Sessions

January 22, 1:30 - 5 p.m.

103 Economics for Small Business

1:30 - 5 p.m.

Dustin Keiser This session is intended for both those that are involved with operation of a survey business or survey department. Various topics will be presented during this session, including: establishing a business budget and working with the budget throughout the year, maintaining financial records, working with accountants, making capital expenses (buy or finance), and managing accounts payable or accounts receivable.

502 Land Development: The Design Process

1:30 - 5 p.m. William E. Beardslee, PE, PLS, PP This workshop is intended to help surveyors understand the planning of the Design process. Topics to be discussed include identifying elements to be considered, the purpose and goal of each project in relation to the approval process, and identifying and evaluating the various elements to be considered in development design. The workshop will also cover communicating with clients, employees, and agencies to assure a positive outcome for the consumer.

702 Computing a FEMA BFE for a Zone A Stream

1:30 - 5 p.m.

Thomas F. Smith, PLS, PE A FEMA Zone A stream is one where no detailed study has been completed by FEMA; therefore, no Base Flood Elevations (The so-called 100-year flood elevation). This workshop will cover the use of FEMA maps with field surveyed cross-sections to determine the BFE using approximate methods. Detailed methods will also be covered to determine flood flows and BFE elevations with cross-section data. You will also see an example of BFE determined using computer program Excel. Finally, the FEMA eLOMA (electronic letter of map amendment) will be discussed, which allows the removal of structures or property mapped within the flood plain.


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802 Basic Survey Math, Part 1

1:30 - 5 p.m. Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert R. Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood The content of this workshop is focused on reviewing basic surveying mathematics with surveying interns (i.e. rodperson or beginning instrument person). Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, basic geometry and manipulation of bearings and azimuths, basic trigonometry, coordinates, horizontal curves and vertical curves. Participants will need a calculator with trigonometry functions for this course, and should be very familiar with the use of the calculator prior to the workshop, particularly the conversion of degrees minutes and seconds to decimal degrees or vice versa. Class size for this workshop will be limited to forty (40) attendees. A legal description provides the location and description of real estate in written words. The legal description is required for the transfer of real property. This presentation will examine the various ways that property can be described and provide methods by which these descriptions are created. Discussion regarding, reading, writing and interpreting legal descriptions and how this relates to retracement surveys will be included. These courses are essential for those entering the surveying profession or those who want to further their ambitions and move up in their chosen career path.

MONDAY P.M. Sessions

January 22, 1:30 - 3 p.m.

202 Don’t Trust the Deed

1:30 - 3 p.m.

William Beitler, PLS This session will include examination of three real errors resulting from Pennsylvania surveyors using only the deed to complete a property survey. Participants will examine the deeds used and discuss the clues that should have warned the surveyor of problems. A discussion of similar experiences when using a deed only will follow as well as sharing the problems that resulted. Also, participants will share their personal experiences with identifying the signs and clues that may indicate there is a problem with a deed. The instructor will present examples that should immediately alert the surveyor that a deed cannot be trusted as well as why and by whom a deed description may have been changed.

302 Future of State Plane Coordinates

1:30 - 3 p.m.

Brian Naberezny, LS This presentation will review the Pennsylvania Coordinate System Law and the two-zone State Plane Coordinate System (SPCS) currently utilized in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The anticipated modernization of the National Spatial Reference System in 2022, necessitates changes to this law. Options for updating the SPCS in Pennsylvania, including one zone and low-distortion projections, will be presented. This presentation is largely meant to gather feedback about how the audience currently utilizes SPCS in Pennsylvania, and what is required in a modern SPCS.

403 Surveyors Forum

1:30 - 3 p.m. Brian Halchak, EIT, SIT; John P. Lynch, PLS; Lemuel Morrison, LS This workshop will deliver short programs from three Surveyor’s: Landslide Analysis using Multi Temporal LiDAR Data - Brian Halchak, EIT, SIT: Historically, landslide studies were performed using time-consuming stereoscopic aerial photography and aerial/ground patrols, complemented by resource-intensive field surveys. Realizing the importance of efficiently and accurately identifying landslides to maintain pipeline integrity, Williams has been utilizing high-resolution aerial LiDAR data collected over successive years to delineate landslide boundaries and movement rates. Above & Below Ground Data Acquisition: The Benefits of Mobile LiDAR & Subsurface Utility Location - John P. Lynch, PLS: An explanation of the uses of Mobile LiDAR and Subsurface Utility Location to gather highly accurate and detailed data to create various deliverables for many diverse projects within the industry. Discussion of the challenges and solutions one may utilize as a smaller organization including partnering with the right team to provide a successful product to the client. The NYC Grid: Retracing Surveyor John Randel Jr’s Footstep from 1st Street to 155th - Lemuel Morrison, LS: 200 Years ago the Commissioners of 1811 devised a plan for the development of the City of New York from its colonial center up through the open Manhattan island. Their plan, a grid of streets and avenues, imposed a rational structure across a patchwork of farmland, forest and marshlands. John Randel, Jr. the commissioners’ chief engineer and surveyor, surveyed rural Manhattan and placed a marker at the intersection of every street and avenue, from the Hudson River

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to the East River, from 1st street to 155th street. The Grid is plain to see today, but street grading and two centuries of dense development have destroyed all of Randel’s markers. Finding actual markers as placed by the original surveyor is not only the gold standard for surveyors, but also a sliver of our history. Are there any left? This discussion will cover the collaborative effort to recover and verify Randel’s markers in an area where the grid was laid out, but not constructed – Central Park.

603 Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access

1:30 - 3 p.m. Maurie Kelly This presentation will introduce attendees to PASDA – The Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse and its website. Attendees will learn how to navigate the website and discover what data is available. The associated metadata will be reviewed and its importance discussed. How data sets can be accessed and utilized will be demonstrated. Specific attention will be given to the PA MAP program and the data collected along with its potential use for surveyors.

MONDAY P.M. Sessions

January 22, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

203 Indications of Past Land Occupation

3:30 - 5 p.m.

Randall Myers, PLS Be able to know how to find (locate) evidence of previous land occupation: Wire, tree lines, old fence lines, stones where old fence was, old roads along boundaries, or old wire in stumps on or near boundary lines.

303 Maps in the Penn State University Library

3:30 - 5 p.m.

Heather Ross The Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information at Penn State University collects and manages print and digital maps and other geospatial information resources in support of Penn State research and teaching, and for use by residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is home to the largest print map collection in Pennsylvania and is considered a top 15 collection in the country by volume. In this workshop, participants will learn how to search for print and digital maps in our collection by using a web-based cataloging system and digital collections platform. Of particular interest is the digital collection of Pennsylvania Sanborn fire insurance maps from the mid-1880s through mid-1900s for many Pennsylvania communities. Penn State manages the largest collection of Sanborn maps outside of the Library of Congress and has digitized the entire collection and made those out of copyright freely available online.

404 UAS Processing and Deliverables

3:30 - 5 p.m. Matt Mercurio This workshop will take the attendee on the journey from raw data collection to final data product creation using UAS data. Structure from Motion (SfM) and Close Range Photogrammetry can be effectively use to create standard deliverables traditionally available from manned photogrammetry for scenarios when it makes sense. SfM derived data products are appropriate for many mapping applications as along as it is clear what mapping standards the derivative products are required to meet. UAS SfM processing creates a few basic datasets that can be further refined to meet end use needs including: Point Clouds, Elevation Models, 3D Meshes and Orthomosaics. This workshop will also provide guidance when comparing datasets created from UAS to existing datasets and using the UAS data in existing topographic workflows.

604 Real Time Data Collection for ArcGIS Online

3:30 - 5 p.m. Matthew D. Warner, PLS and Howard S. Hodder, Jr., MGIS, GISP TThe ArcGIS Platform helps you easily take GIS to the field and back, by helping you to improve coordination, and achieve efficiency in field workforce activities. Esri offers a complete suite of apps that help you replace your reliance on paper, ensure that everyone uses the same authoritative data, reduce errors, boost productivity, and save money. This session will cover the five major aspects of a successful mobile GIS mission: Plan, Coordinate, Navigate, Capture, & Monitor .


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Tuesday A.M. Sessions

January 23, 8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.

104 Human Resources for Small Business

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Krista Donbaugh Human Resources can be a challenge for small business owners. Trying to keep up with the rules, regulations and employee expectations, while handling the business of surveying is just one of the issues small business owners need to address daily. This workshop breaks it all down and offers a step-by-step guide to handling your greatest resource: People. Compensation, recruiting, training, and discipline are among the topics covered.a

204 Chain of Title

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. John Shoemaker, Esq. and Lester Greevy, Esq. Attendees need not have any particular level of competence to benefit from this program; software is not required. Intermediate depth of information; attendees can expect to learn to recognize a variety of issues, give basic advice to landowners relative to these issues.

304 Handling Your Data

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Dr. Charles D. Ghilani The ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, ASPRS map positional accuracy standards, FGDC, and changes to active control in 2022 by the NGS require surveyors to implement and understand statistical analysis required to properly perform a least squares adjustment. This workshop will explore fundamental statistical concepts used as well as advanced techniques that are available after a least squares adjustment to isolate blunders and compute statistical accuracies for a project. Since a least squares adjustment is based on both a functional model, which is the equations solved during the processing, and a weighting model, which ensures that random errors are returned to the correct observations. Furthermore, the workshop will explore methods used to adjust control as well as the observations. This workshop will also look at how random errors propagate during the measurement process with insights into both optical and GNSS field procedures providing recommendations to improve survey results. Additionally, the workshop will explore methods to analyze least squares adjustments, and how to compute radial errors at a station, which is required to meet federal control survey standards.

405 SFM and Photogrammetric Principles for UAS

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Dr. Frank Derby Traditional photogrammetry typically involves photographs from manned aerial vehicles. The evolution of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) has extended the uses of aerial photography in many civilian applications. The technology is even more popular with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for surveying and mapping purposes. However, factors such as sensor types and characteristics, image resolution and ground coverage, environmental considerations, storage devices, and processing overheads can affect the quality of the finished product. In this workshop, the basic principles of UAS in photogrammetry including flight planning, relief displacement, interior and exterior orientations, image rectification versus geo-referencing, and creation of ortho-photographs from UAVs will be discussed. Finally, the procedure for creating Structure for Motion (SFM) will be discussed.

503 Easements, Rights of Way and Encumbrances in Land

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Dr. Tony Nettleman, LS, Esq. An easement is a certain right to use the real property of another without possessing it. It is “best typified in the right of way in which one landowner, A, may enjoy over the land of another, B.” It is similar to real covenants and equitable servitudes; in the United States, the Restatement (Third) of Property takes steps to merge these concepts as servitudes. This seminar will discuss one of the areas in which surveyors are becoming more professionally involved. The seminar will discuss the purpose of easements, how they are created, how they are terminated and other interests in land. The instructor will show how the area of easements can possibly be a new source of expertise for the surveyor. Using actual case studies, the full impact of this specialized area will be examined as they relate to the surveyor.

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605 Real-Time GNSS Positioning

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

William Henning, PLS This course will present particular Insights including best-practices in performing RTK surveys for position and cover NOAA’s seven “C’s” for reliable, accurate RTK positions. Real-time networks (RTNs) are examined as well as future position technologies such as precise point positioning (PPP).

703 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 1

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Andrew Bennett, PE and Thomas A. Seybert, PE, Ph.D Stormwater Hydraulics. This workshop covers basic hydraulics for stormwater management design. The following topics are covered: flow rate, conservation of mass, continuity, basic energy methods, Manning’s equation, channel flow analysis, channel sizing, gravity flow pipe sizing, hydraulic elements chart for pipe flow, orifice equation, weir equation and multiple stage outlet structure rating curves. Participants will need a calculator for calculations and a small straight edge for reading charts.

803 Basic Survey Math, Part 2 - Continuation of session 202

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tuesday P.M. Sessions

January 23, 1:30 - 5 p.m.

105 Project Management and Liability

1:30 -5 p.m. Mark Amirault and Brian Yorkiewicz, PLS This course provides an insight on the surveyor’s involvement in program management, and the potential risks associated with this project delivery method. During the 3.5 hours the attendees will walk through the steps of project management and receive tips on how to establish contractual terms that protect the surveyor.

205 The Legal Aspects of Land Surveying

1:30 -5 p.m. Dr. Tony Nettleman, LS, Esq. The Legal Aspects of Land Surveying introduces the student to everything they need to know about researching legal documents (case law and statutes), using those rules to make decisions in terms of land research, measurements, and boundary determinations, and finally how court cases and Survey Board statutes determines the surveyor’s standard of practice.

305 Multi-GNSS PPP and its Function in Land Surveying

1:30 -5 p.m.

Heather Nicholson and Ryan White Precise Point Positioning (PPP) is one of the existing techniques used to estimate user positions from GNSS observations. PPP can provide centimeter-level positional accuracy anywhere in the world by utilizing a single receiver without the need of having nearby reference stations or a virtual network. With the advent of additional constellations (GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou) the PPP technique continues to improve in achievable accuracies and availability. In this workshop, an overview of PPP will be discussed as well a comparison of similarities and differences between it and other GNSS positioning techniques. Several advantages of the use of PPP with and without multi-GNSS (MGNSS) observables will be presented including their current and future roles in land surveying. Finally, case studies highlighting practical applications of static and kinematic MGNSS PPP with be shown.

406 Principles of Laser Scanning

1:30 -5 p.m. Chip Berniard and Kenneth J. Fronheiser, PLS This workshop is for professionals looking to enter the field of terrestrial laser scanning. We will discuss the different types of terrestrial laser scanners on the markets, field and office workflows, and what types of deliverables can be created from a terrestrial laser scanner.


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504 Understanding Soil Survey - More Than a Checklist

1:30 -5 p.m. Laurel Mueller This workshop will provide the attendee with Soil Survey history, how soil surveys were made, and conversion to orthophoto, transition to digital, Web Soil Survey. The attendee will learn what to learn from the information on the map -not just a checklist item. We will cover Wetlands, Stormwater, Prime farmland and the Land Capability Classification System, Sewage systems, Hydrologic Group, Erosivity, Drainage, bedrock rock depth, high water table, etc., when more precise information is needed, and when soil surveys used for regulating can be wrong. The workshop will also discuss High Intensity Soil Survey as a basis for land development, and hydraulic conductivity (Ksat) testing for large volume sewage systems & stormwater facilities, and answer the question, “What are soil scientists?”

606 GNSS-Derived Heights

1:30 -5 p.m. William Henning, PLS This workshop will examine how NAD 83 GNSS ellipsoid heights are used with a hybrid geoid model to correctly produce Helmert orthometric heights (NAVD 88) using both static and real-time GNSS methods. NGS heights will be presented. Precisions and accuracies from various methods will be compared and contrasted.

704 Stormwater Review for Licensure Part 2

1:30 -5 p.m. Andrew Bennett, PE & Thomas A. Seybert, PE, Ph.D. Watersheds-Rainfall-CN. This workshop begins with the presentation of basic watershed characteristics as they relate to stormwater runoff calculations. Specific characteristics to be discussed include drainage area, watershed length, surface slope, hydrologic soil groups and land use/land cover. These topics will be followed by identifying rainfall data sources for Pennsylvania and nationally. The rainfall presentation will be followed by a presentation of the NRCS CN method for estimating surface runoff volumes. Participants will need a calculator for calculations and small straight edge for reading charts. Participants should be completely familiar with the topics covered in the Stormwater Review for Licensure Part 1 workshop before taking this workshop.

804 Applied Survey Math, Part 1

1:30 -5 p.m. Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert R. Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood The content of this workshop is focused on the practical application of basic surveying mathematics within the normal survey practices. This course is for survey interns (i.e. rodperson or instrument person). Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, construction stakeout - curves, grades, stationing, boundary surveying, trigonometry, and coordinate systems. The class will be devoted to utilizing basic survey math skills to solve real-world surveying problems. Participants will need a calculator with trigonometry functions for this course, and should be very familiar with the use of the calculator prior to the workshop, particularly the conversion of degrees minutes and seconds to decimal degrees or vice versa. Class size for this workshop will be limited to forty (40) attendees. These courses are essential for those entering the surveying profession or those who want to further their ambitions and move up in their chosen career path.

Wednesday A.M. Sessions

January 24, 8:15 - 11:45 a.m.

106 Communications in the Workplace

8:15-11:45 a.m.

Scott R. Reeser, PLS The workplace is an ever changing landscape. Just as the equipment we use to conduct our surveys continues to evolve, so does the way we need to communicate and interact in the workplace. This session will explore the various methods of communications that are used in the workplace as well as discuss some ways that are evolving as we continue to move thru the future.

206 Finding and Prioritizing Boundary Retracement Evidence

8:15-11:45 a.m. Dr. Tony Nettleman, LS, Esq. The majority of land surveyors retrace the boundaries of existing, already created parcels. But many things including poorly-written documents, less-than-detail-oriented original surveyors, and conflicting resurveys can make the task of retracing a parcel so difficult. Learn the five most important principles of boundary retracement in just 3.5 hours!

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306 A Land Surveyor’s Look at Geodesy and Datums

8:15-11:45 a.m. William Henning, PLS Our Navstar GPS has brought the land surveyor from relying on local, passive monumentation - perhaps in a local network, to using remote positioning, global datums, State Plane projections, and georeferenced GIS. This has underlined the need for a passing familiarity with the science of “Geodesy”. This workshop will examine the history and evolution of horizontal, geometric, vertical and gravimetric national datums in the USA and will also show the current scientific datums used worldwide. Various datum programs and tools available from NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will be shown, some that are models and some that are direct mathematical conversions without error. The importance of an accurate gravimetric geoid model as part of the new national vertical datum will be discussed along with the new geometric datum - north to be rolled out in 2022.

407 The Reality of Reality Capture

8:15-11:45 a.m.

James Shaw & Jonathan Austin This workshop will be a broad overview of reality capture techniques (laser scanning, aerial drones, mobile lidar, terrestrial photogrammetry), the costs of these techniques, the challenges of using the techniques, the accuracy and limitations of these techniques, markets that can be serviced, and possibly some live demonstration of the techniques.   505 Project Management Strategies 8:15-11:45 a.m. Michael Venuto, PLS, PE This course will highlight project management strategies that have proven to be effective on any project. We will examine project situations to evaluate effective methods to resolve daily project challenges. We will discuss collaboration, communication, goal setting and problem solving and the role they play in successful project execution.

607 Part 107 Exam Review, Part 1

8:15-11:45 a.m. Kenneth Martin Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations regulate the commercial use of unmanned aircraft. An operator of a small UAS must obtain a remote pilot airman certificate. The exam for certification covers a broad spectrum of topics from Airspace classification to the physiological effects of drugs and alcohol. This workshop takes the attendee through the required information to help prepare for the Part 107 Exam.

705 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 3

8:15-11:45 a.m. Andrew Bennett, PE & Thomas A. Seybert, PE, Ph.D. Travel Time-Hydrographs-Detention Storage. This workshop begins with the presentation of travel time methods and the concept of watershed time of concentration. The NRCS average velocity methods will be presented to analyze sheet flow, swale flow and channel flow. This topic will be followed with a discussion of two hydrograph methods namely the NRCS tabular hydrograph method of TR-55 (1986) and the NRCS unit hydrograph method as developed through the computer program WIN TR-55 (2009). Pre-development and post development hydrographs will be investigated. Detention storage estimates to control post-development runoff will be presented using the NRCS TR-55 (1986) method and the CN difference method. Participants will need a calculator for calculations and small straight edge for reading charts. Participants should be completely familiar with the topics covered in the Stormwater Review for Licensure Part 2 workshop before taking this workshop.

805 Applied Survey Math, Part 2 - Continuation of session 804

8:15-11:45 a.m.

Wednesday P.M. Sessions

January 24, 12:45 - 4:15 p.m.

107 Small Business Marketing

12:45 - 4:15 p.m. Scott Butcher and Kristi Reichard This session will consider several aspects of marketing a business, the creation of a marketing plan, advertising, making contacts, building relationships, and closing deals.


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207 Water Boundaries: Definitions and Locations

12:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Michael F. Brinkash, PLS & Mark Brinkash, PLS In order to determine the location of water boundaries the surveyor needs to know and understand definitions and associated deed calls and phrases. Dictionary definitions of non-tidal waterways along with court defined meanings of language and phrases expressed in legal documents are the basis for adequately determining the location of water boundaries. The surveyor must understand the difference between navigable and non-navigable, along with navigable-in-fact versus navigable-in-law waterways in order to determine the boundary location of riparian owners. The study of case laws show court defined meanings of Ordinary High Water Mark and Ordinary Low Water Mark. In some cases the court has gone onto instructing the surveyor and others how to identify these water mark locations. Basic public and private rights to waterways must be understood by the surveyor in order to communicate and help educate the public. Some case laws on water boundaries will be discussed. The attendee should expect to obtain a basic understanding of waterway boundaries and associated public and private rights.

307 Analyzing Positional Accuracy

12:45 - 4:15 p.m. Dr. Charles D. Ghilani This workshop is for surveyors who are performing or would like to perform ALTA-NSPS surveys and would like to understand the requirements to meet the relative positional accuracy standards listed in the 2016 American Land Title Association - National Society of Professional Surveyors “2016 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.” It will discuss how to “correctly weight” a least squares adjustment, how to correctly compute “95% error ellipses,” and field procedures that can be used to achieve the required accuracies.

408 Profiting From Point Clouds

12:45 - 4:15 p.m. James Shaw & Jonathan Austin You do not have to own a laser scanner to benefit from point clouds. Just having the point cloud data can lead to better planning, better engineering, and better quality control - saving you and your client from costly mistakes. Just as important, you can provide profitable services extracting features and surfaces to better serve your existing markets or to pursue entirely new ones. Through a series of live demonstrations, you will learn to: acquire freely available LiDAR data and perform a site analysis; create a surface model from aerial LiDAR data; extract CAD or GIS features from terrestrial or mobile LiDAR; use photographic data from a sUAS to create 30 models and to perform stockpile calculations; and, combine various data sources to create a complete topographic model.  

506 Railroad Surveying

12:45 - 4:15 p.m. Robert Piligian, PLS This course will provide information to aid Land Surveyors when dealing with railroad-related survey issues. A brief review of the historical aspects of railroads in PA followed by a description of common terms used in conjunction with railroads. Examples of monumentation including images will be discussed followed by a review of ICC Valuation Maps. A discussion of abandonment and some title issues affecting railroad property will occur along with a review of safety requirements while working along railroad property. The presenter will discuss his work experience with railroads and offer some hints to uncover previously unknown railroad information.

608 Part 107 Exam Review, Part 2 - Continuation of session 607

12:45 - 4:15 p.m.

706 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 4

12:45 - 4:15 p.m. Andrew Bennett, PE & Thomas A. Seybert, PE, Ph.D. Rational Formula-Sedimentation Basin Sizing-Outlet Protection. The workshop addresses the Rational formula for peak flow estimates. Specifically the elements of units, drainage area, land use, land cover, Rational C coefficient, time of concentration and rainfall intensity selection will be addressed. This topic will be followed by the sizing of sedimentation basins and outlet pipe protection design as prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection E&S manual. Participants will need a calculator for calculations and small straight edge for reading charts. Participants should be completely familiar with the topics covered in the Stormwater Review for Licensure Part 3 workshop before taking this workshop.

806 Applied Survey Math, Part 3 - Continuation of session 804

12:45 - 4:15 p.m.

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Workshop 2018 PSLS Surveyors' Conference Workshops Monday, January 22


8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM






201 Sudoku, Puzzles, and Boundaries Gregory H. Clark, PLS

301 Computations in State Plane Coordinates Esra Tekdal Yilmaz


101 Managing Overhead and Survey Operational Costs Joseph M. Dolan, PLS ____________________


102 Determining the True Cost of a Project Joseph M. Dolan, PLS





202 Don’t Trust the Deed William Beitler, PLS

302 Future of State Plane Coordinates Brian Naberezny, PLS, GISP



203 Indications of Past Land Occupation Randall Myers, PLS

303 Maps in the Penn State University Library Heather Ross

404 UAS Processing and Deliverables Matt Mercurio

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Time 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Time 8:15 AM – 11:45 AM

12:45 PM – 4:15 PM


401 Introduction to UAS Rick Johnston ____________________

103 Economics of Small Business Dustin Keiser

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Tuesday , January 23

402 sUAS Mapping Panel John Dunkle, Jr., Rick Johnston, & Mark Maguire

-403 Surveyors Forum Brian Halchak, EIT, SIT; John P. Lynch, PLS; Lemuel Morrison, LS ____________________

104 Human Resources for Small Business Krista Donbaugh, HACC

204 Chain of Title Les Greevy, Esq. & John Shoemaker, Esq.

304 Handling Your Data Dr. Charles Ghilani

405 SFM and Photogrammetric Principles for UAS Dr. Frank Derby

105 Project Management & Liability Mark Amirault & Brian Yorkiewicz, PLS

205 Legal Aspects of Surveying Dr. Tony Nettleman

305 Mulit-GNSS PPP Ryan White and Heather Nicholson

406 Principles of Laser Scanning Kenneth L. Fronheiser, PLS

Wednesday, January 24 106 Communications in the Workplace Scott Reeser, PLS

206 Finding and Prioritizing Boundary Retracement Evidence Dr. Tony Nettleman

306 A Surveyors Look at Geodesy & Datums William Henning, PLS

407 The Reality of Reality Capture James Shaw and Jonathan Austin

107 Small Business Marketing Scott Butcher & Kristi Reichard

207 Water Boundaries Mark Brinkash, PLS & Michael F. Brinkash, PLS

307 Analyzing Positional Accuracy Dr. Charles Ghilani

408 Profiting From Point Clouds James Shaw and Jonathan Austin

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501 Construction Development for the Surveyor Byron Rimmer, PLS


701 FEMA Elevation Certificates Thomas Smith, PLS, PE

801 GIS/CAD Project Workflow John Cooke & Kevin Zelinsky



502 Land Development: The Design Process William Beardslee, PLS, PE, PP



601 Introduction to GNSS Dr. Dimitrios Bolkas ____________________ 602 The Why's, How's, and Best Practices of Performing a Localization/Site Calibration Dr. Charles Ghilani


603 Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access Maurie Kelly, PASDA ____________________ 604 Real Time Data Collection for ArcGIS Online Matthew D. Warner, PLS, Howard S. Hodder, MGIS, GISP, & ESRI





702 Computing a FEMA BFE for a Zone A Stream Thomas Smith, PLS, PE

802 Basic Survey Math, Part 1 Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood



503 Easements & Rights-of-Way Dr. Tony Nettleman

605 Real Time GNSS Positioning William Henning, PLS

703 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 1 Andrew Bennett, PE & Dr. Thomas A. Seybert, PE

803 Basic Survey Math. Part 2 Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood

504 Understanding Soil Survey Mapping Laurel Mueller, CPSS, SEO

606 GNSS Derived Heights William Henning, PLS

704 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 2 Andrew Bennett, PE & Dr. Thomas A. Seybert, PE

804 Applied Survey Math, Part 1 Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood

505 Project Management Strategies Michael Venuto, PLS, PE

607 Part 107 Exam Review, Part 1 Kenneth Martin

705 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 3 Andrew Bennett, PE & Dr. Thomas A. Seybert, PE

805 Applied Survey Math, Part 2 Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood

506 Railroad Surveying Robert Piligian, PLS

608 Part 107 Exam Review, Part 2 Kenneth Martin

706 Stormwater Review for Licensure, Part 4 Andrew Bennett, PE & Dr. Thomas A. Seybert, PE

806 Applied Survey Math, Part 3 Mark Hummel, PLS, Robert Miller, PLS, & Alexander Wood

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Presenters Mark Amirault, is an Account Executive for the Klein Agency, LLC. Mark is responsible for providing insurance coverage and review to all facets of the design community. Throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Mark is a frequent presenter of continuing education sessions on insurance, risk management and business topics for civil engineers and land surveyors. In 1999 he received his BS from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Prior to joining the Klein Agency, Mark was a marketing representative responsible for completing RFPs for a large custodial bank, and was then an insurance underwriter with a focus on small to midsize contractors. Mark joined the Klein agency in 2006, and after a year working at Klein’s headquarters in Maryland he opened the Philadelphia office. Jonathan Austin is a senior geomatics technician with Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. Austin is a 2010 graduate of Virginia Tech with a B.A. in Geography and has been working in data collection for 6 years. In his current position, Austin processes and manages mobile LiDAR data and imagery and is a UAS pilot. William E. Beardslee, PE, PLS, PP is is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor, Engineer and Planner with over 45 years experience in the field of land development. He is known for his excellent presentation and writing capabilities, along with being one of the leading technical experts on land development in the engineering and surveying arena. Bill has made over 2,000 presentations on engineering and surveying projects to local and state agencies. Prior to his retirement, he was the owner and Director of Engineering for Beardslee Engineering Associates in Sparta, NJ. Bill has taught numerous seminar programs at the high school, college and professional levels for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts Degree in Corporate & Organizational Communications from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Now retired in North Carolina, he stays active in business development for Davis-Martin-Powell in High Point, NC, and is an approved Continuing Education provider in his home state. William J. Beitler, PLS, SEO started his surveying career as a teenager in the 1960’s giving back sites and holding the dummy end of the chain. He was licensed in 1977 and immediately opened Beitler Land Surveying. Bill’s favorite type of surveying is rural boundary surveys. He has given presentations on surveying to historical societies, surveying groups and continuing education to the Lehigh County Bar Association. He was a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and in 2011 he received the Surveyor of the Year Award. Andrew Bennett, PE, is employed by Pennoni Associates Inc. and has been a licensed engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 19 years. He graduated with a B.S. from Lehigh University in 1988 and a M.S. in Civil Engineering in 1993. He has performed site design, stormwater analysis, and erosion and sedimentation control design on a variety of projects, including small and large residential subdivisions, commercial developments, and manufacturing facilities. Mr. Bennett has taught an internal company stormwater design course for over 10 years. Chip Berniard has enjoyed a 17 year career with Trimble engaged in a variety of roles from Applications Engineer, QA Systems Testing, Survey Business Area Product Specialist. Survey Sales experience includes Field Support Engineer, Regional Account Representative, and currently Technical Sales providing distributor and key customer pre-sales support in emerging technologies. Some of the current specialties include the Trimble UAS aerial mapping and surveying system, along with terrestrial based photogrammetry, and the software solutions that enable the required customer deliverables. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics from the College of Civil Engineering. Dimitrios Bolkas, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Surveying Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre Campus. He has a diverse geodetic and geoscientific experience that includes terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, satellite derived digital elevation models, GNSS networks, geoid and gravity-field modeling. Furthermore, he has been a professional engineer in Greece since 2011. His main research interest is quality assessment and refinement of geodetic data and models, as well as the exploration of the synergies that exist in them. His work has appeared in several peer-reviewed scientific journals including the Journal of Geodesy and Journal of Surveying Engineering, and presented in various international scientific meetings Mark Brinkash, PLS is employed with Brinkash & Associates, Inc. in Ashland, PA. He is a graduate of the Penn College of Technology Surveying Technology program and has been licensed since 2010. Brinkash officially began his surveying career in 1996 with Gasperetti & Brinkash Professional Land Surveyors, which later became Brinkash & Assoc. Mark is a State Director for the PSLS Susquehanna Chapter and Chair of the Standards of Practice Committee. Michael F. Brinkash, PLS, President of Brinkash and Associates, Inc., Mike began surveying part-time in 1969 while a junior in High School and after graduation (1971) worked in surveying full time while taking correspondence courses in Surveying and Engineering. Enlisted in the United States Army Reserve in 1972, followed by 6 months of active duty and was honorably discharged in 1978. In October 1977, he was licensed to practice land surveying professionally in PA and licensed in NY in 2009. 1978 Sole-proprietor of a land surveying business, 1981-1998 partner in the land surveying business of Gasperetti & Brinkash and 1999 to current, President of Brinkash and Associates, Inc. offering surveying and engineering services. 1987/88 Served as the PSLS Representative to the NSPS Board of Governors. 1989/90 Served as President of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors (PSLS). 1991 Recipient of the PSLS Surveyor of the Year Award. 1997 Authored and Published: “County and Municipal Boundary Descriptions”, 472 page professional textbook. Donated copyright to the PSLS. 2011 appointed to serve on the State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists. 2015/16 served as President of the State Registration Board. 2011 to current, Member of the NCEES. Presenter for Continuing Education Workshops from 1995 to present


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on surveying subjects, i.e. Astronomic Observations (sun shots), Easements – written and unwritten rights, Riparian Boundaries, County and Municipal Boundary Retracement Surveys, Case Law studies involving “rules of construction”, etc. Scott Butcher is an experienced professional services marketer, published author of articles and books, avid photographer, and public speaker. He has held a marketing professional certification since 1993. A Fellow of SMPS, Scott has also been honored with such awards as the Central Penn Business Journal Forty Under 40 and Leadership York Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. He holds a BS in Marketing from The Pennsylvania State University. Gregory H. Clark, PLS, was licensed in 1980 to practice Land Surveying in Pennsylvania. Early on, Greg worked for a surface mining company in reserve analysis, permitting, and boundary surveying. In 1985 he began private practice offering Surveying services in northwest PA. Greg gives much credit to those early mentors leading to his primary focus on Boundary Retracement surveying. Whether the history and mystery of retracement takes one back twenty years in time or 200 years, each has its unique circumstances and bits of evidence to consider. On many occasions Greg has provided expert testimony in court regarding land boundaries. John Cooke joined Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. in the fall of 2009 after working as an independent consultant and AutoCAD® instructor for over twenty years. Mr. Cooke presently operates the CivilTraining, LLC division of Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey Tree Company, and supports Engineering, GIS and Surveying technology efforts within the office and for other clients nationwide. Mr. Cooke has been continuously affiliated with Autodesk Civil/ Survey applications since 1987, functioning initially in development and then in consulting and training roles. He has an extensive background in the development, implementation and training of Autodesk AEC Civil Engineering, Surveying, GIS and BIM solutions. He has provided training to thousands of individuals nationwide, assisted numerous clients in implementing Civil software, CAD standards and practices, and provided project consulting to many clients in unusual or challenging project applications. His experience level covers a spectrum from wide-area network-based systems for large international clients to individual data collection and mapping stations for survey sole practitioners. Mr. Cooke’s training experience ranges from multi-discipline firms at national and regional levels to individualized field survey training in subway tunnels under New York City. Dr. Frank Derby, is currently an Associate Professor of Surveying and Geographic Information Systems. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Florida (Gainesville). Dr. Derby has extensive international experience in Surveying and Land/Geographic Information Systems. His areas of interest include land tenure, land records management, and cadastral information Systems. He has practiced land surveying in the United Kingdom, Peru, Ghana, Tanzania, and in the Caribbean. He has also served consultant to the World Bank and the Commonwealth Secretariat of the Great Britain (under the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation). At Penn State University, Dr. Derby has taught many courses including GIS, Route and Construction Surveying, Photogrammetry, Parcel-Based Information Systems, and Cadastral Surveying. Joseph M. Dolan, LS, Mr. Dolan has been a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey since 1977 and a Professional Planner since 1979. He has experience as a sole practitioner and a principal- partner in a mid-sized 28 person, multi-disciplined firm. He has successfully operated both union and non-union practices. Mr. Dolan has experience in all types of general surveying projects. He specializes in interior surveys of existing industrial, hotel and casino facilities to furnish Architects and Engineers with working drawings for renovations and building conversions. He has completed successful projects of this variety in New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Mississippi. Mr. Dolan has been an expert witness for a number of insurance companies, attorneys and the New Jersey licensing board, covering a wide range of cases. Krista Donbaugh, has over 20 years’ experience in human resources and business administration. Her areas of expertise involve the management of administrative and HR functions including employee development and training, compliance, reward and recognition strategies, leadership and strategic vision development, and coordination of HR systems for business success. Krista’s varied experience in her career includes regional and national-level HR administration in the human services industry and, most recently, the manufacturing industry. Krista earned a master’s degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from Shippensburg University. She is a member of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and a certified Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR). John Dunkle, Jr is an Assistant Survey Manager, and UAV Project Manager at The EADS Group. He is a certified remote pilot. Kenneth J. Fronheiser, PLS is a professional licensed land surveyor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with over 17 years of land surveying experience. During that time, Ken has been responsible for a wide variety of surveying projects to include: Topographical, Boundary, Construction Layout, RTK/GPS, GIS mapping, Bathometric, and Laser Scanning. Ken has worked for a variety of clients that span from private, public, educational institutions and government agencies. Currently Ken is a Sales Consultant for Keystone Precision Instruments. Dr. Charles D. Ghilani, is a professor emeritus of surveying engineering in the Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989. He has been involved as an instructor

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in surveying/geomatics education for more than 35 years and has presented workshops on statistics, least squares adjustments, state plane coordinates, and GNSS to surveying practitioners across the country. He has written over one-hundred papers and is the author of Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, sixth edition and Elementary Surveying: An Introduction in Geomatics, 15th edition. He is a past president of the Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES), president of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying and the editor of Surveying and Land Information Science. He is an ACSM Fellow and has received numerous university and professional awards including the Earle J. Fennel Award from ACSM in 2001, Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching at Penn State in 2013, and became an honorary member of the PSLS in 2015. Lester L. Greevy Jr., Esq., is a principal of Greevy & Shoemaker, Williamsport, Pa., and has more than 40 years of practice experience in Lycoming County, concentrating his practice in the area of oil and gas law. He is well experienced in associated real estate and environmental issues, and has worked extensively in most of the counties included in the Marcellus Shale Play. Greevy works regularly with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania’s other regulatory agencies, focusing on clean water issues. He represents private landowners and groups negotiating oil and gas leases with the industry involving hundreds of thousands of acres, and also provides counsel on title issues and resource management and estate planning. Brian E. Halchak is a geomatics engineer for The Williams Companies, Inc. who has been with the company since 2014. He has degrees in Civil Engineering and Surveying Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Geotechnical Engineering. Mr. Halchak has experience in many facets of geomatics and civil/geotechnical engineering. This includes LiDAR data collection and processing, photogrammetry, Geospatial Information System data analysis, GNSS measurement and processing, and design of landslide remediation plans. Over the past few years Brian has been involved in many operating areas within Williams. He has performed work in Louisiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and West Virginia functioning in multiple different roles. Howard S. Hodder Jr., MGIS, GISP, is the Geomatics Practice Area Leader, which includes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Surveying, for Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. He is an Associate of the firm and has over 19 years of experience. During his tenure with HRG, he has been responsible for multiple tasks associated with the development, implementation and support of various geospatial solutions for private and public sector (local, state, federal) clients. He earned a master’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) from The Pennsylvania State University and a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Environmental Planning from Bloomsburg University. Howard is also a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP). Howard is the current PA-MAPPS president and representative on the Pennsylvania State Geospatial Coordinating Board. William Henning, PLS, is a registered Professional Land Surveyor with more than 45 years of active experience in all phases of surveying technology. He has been the project lead for new height modernization geodetic networks in county-wide projects in the U.S., where he planned, helped construct, processed, adjusted and managed new geodetic control systems. He has more than 19 years’ experience working with various GNSS manufacturers’ real time positioning systems. Henning is past president of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) and is an ACSM/AAGS Fellow. His accolades include the NOAA Administrator’s Award for outstanding accomplishment in producing real time GNSS positioning guidelines. Currently, he is retired from NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) as a geodesist, where he helped develop guidelines and support methodology for real time GNSS positioning with state, national, and international organizations. Mark Hummel, PLS, began his surveying career in 1983 in West Palm Beach, Florida, then furthered his career in 2006 by moving to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He possesses a degree in both Architectural and Civil Technology and an Associate Degree in Land Surveying. Mark taught surveying for more than 12 years at Palm Beach State College and has been teaching at Community College of Allegheny County for more than two years. Mark became active with PSLS in 2005 prior to moving to Pennsylvania. He has served on the PSLS Southwest Chapter as Treasurer and Board Member. Mark currently serves on the PSLS Executive Committee as Vice-President. Rick Johnston has worked in the field of GPS survey and cartography for over 25 years. Currently he is the director of aerial services for Skelly and Loy, Inc. He holds a FAA Part 61 Private Pilots Certificate as well as a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate. Dustin J. Keiser is an adjunct professor with the Harrisburg Area Community College. D.J. is currently the Chief Operating Officer of ArticBlu, LLC. D.J. has spent several years as an independent business consultant following a successful career in Criminal Justice. Maurie Kelly is a representative from Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access (PASDA), the official public access geospatial information clearinghouse for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will present this workshop. PASDA was developed by the Pennsylvania State University as a service to the citizens, governments, and businesses of the Commonwealth. PASDA is a cooperative project of the Governor’s Office of Administration, Office for Information Technology, Geospatial Technologies Office and the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment of the Pennsylvania State University. John P. Lynch, PLS has been with Control Point Associates, Inc. for over 20 years of his 30 years of experience within the land surveying industry. As Director of Survey, John ensures quality control guidelines are followed and implements a zero tolerance policy for deviating from company norms. John conducts in-house seminars to advance training and overall competency of field and office personnel. John brings extensive experience with ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys to all markets within the land surveying industry. John is registered as a Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania and 10 other states.


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Mark S. Maguire, GISP is a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) with over 13 years professional experience providing GIS and data management services to clients across many disciplines. As a GIS and Technology lead and Project Manager at CEC, Mr. Maguire oversees GIS analysts and software developers that routinely develop relational databases and GIS-based web applications. He has utilized GIS and related technology to analyze, develop, and maintain geographic data for environmental impact assessment, alternatives analyses, and routing studies for projects related to energy, waste management, mining, and ecological preservation. He has particular experience in environmental compliance applications with focus on data automation and custom reporting. Kenneth Martin is the owner of Martin’s Aviation Services. He is an FAA certified commercial and instrument pilot in single and multi-engine airplanes and single engine helicopters, an FAA certified single and multi-engine and instrument airplane flight instructor, and Advanced Ground instructor. Martine spent 28 years with the Pennsylvania State Police, including 10 years as an Accident Reconstructionist. His last four years with the State Police were served as an airplane and helicopter pilot with the Aviation Unit. Matt Mercurio, GISP, has a 17 year career as a GIS professional at non-profits and in local government that has attuned him to the critical needs of small organizations. He specializes in testing new ideas to carry out innovative approaches for solving tough problems in GIS and geospatial data management, and is now taking these innovative problem-solving ideas and skills into the business world. Matt co-founded two geospatial technology companies in 2015 and serves as Geospatial Technology Officer (GTO) at both. He also provides professional services to several other companies and organizations that require assistance in the use of geospatially enabled tools and data to maximize business efficiency. Some of his current projects include development and commoditization of accurate ortho-image products from drones, enabling geospatial technologies for emergency 911 services, and providing geodata management and development services for civic projects. Matt obtained a B.S. in Geoscience from Penn State and a Master’s degree in Geology from Ball State University. Robert R. Miller, PLS, is a licensed Professional Surveyor in Pennsylvania. He is a past state president of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors, and is a founding trustee of the Pennsylvania Land Surveyors Foundation. Robert was honored as the PSLS 2008 Pennsylvania Surveyor of the Year, and is the National Society of Professional Surveyors Director of Pennsylvania, representing the surveyors of Pennsylvania in Washington as a liaison for educational, legislative, and public relation initiatives. He also serves as the Pennsylvania chairman of the NSPS Trig-Star program and sits on the NSPS ALTA/ACSM Standards Committee, where he was involved in the preparation of the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Standards. For the past 19 years, Robert has been teaching workshops in basic and applied survey mathematics, construction surveying, writing legal descriptions, ALTA surveys, and boundary survey law. Lemuel Morrison, LS is a Vice President at HAKS. He is a licensed surveyor in 8 states from DC to Boston and a member of RICS. He holds a BS in Land Surveying from the Ohio State University and an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. From 2004-2010 Lem was also an assistant professor at the NYC College of Technology (CUNY). He taught land surveying and 3D scanning. He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and daughter and continues to look for lost markers. Laurel F. Mueller is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist and Soil Classifier, and began delineating jurisdictional wetlands in PA and NJ in 1985. She was originally trained in wetland classification by US Fish and Wildlife, while conducting soil survey mapping in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Since 2009, she has co-trained “Hydric Soil Indicators” with Frank Plewa of the US Army Corp of Engineers Baltimore District, and USDA-NRCS & PAPSS soil scientists. Laurel has a 1977 MS Degree entitled “Resource Conservation/ Land Capability Analysis” from University of Montana, School of Forestry (Soil Science, Geomorphology, Remote Sensing) and a 1974 BS Degree in Resource Economics from University of New Hampshire, Institute of Natural and Environmental Resources (Land Use Planning, Community Development). Since 1984, Laurel has served as President, Owner, Consulting Soil Scientist, and Geomorphologist for Soil Services Company, Inc. After 20 years of operation in Bucks County, the firm moved to the family farm in Sullivan County and currently serves about 40 counties. In 2009, she launched Mountain Wastewater Management for sales and service of alternate sewage system components. Soil Services has no staff surveyors or engineers. Laurel has been an associate member of PSLS for 3 decades “out of respect for surveyors.” The soil science consulting firm specializes in reconnaissance soil inventory for due diligence in land acquisition and soil-based planning. Detailed soil maps focus on landscapes for feasible sewage system and stormwater facilities, and the extent of regulated waters and wetlands. Randall Myers, PLS has A.S., B.A. and M.S. degrees from Penn State and West Virginia Universities. Myers has owned his own business since 1981 and has completed over 10,000 surveys, concentrating on residential boundary surveys, mostly on properties that have not been surveyed since the civil war. He has instructed college courses for 10+ years, and served as a presenter for PSLS, NSPS, MSLS, PASEO, and WVPLS, as well as the Surveyors Historical Society. Myers is licensed in PA, MD, WV, and OH. When not working, Myers travels and has visited Moscow, Russia, and several cities in China a part of the People to People Ambassador’s Program. Brian J. Naberezny, PLS, GISP, is an Instructor of Surveying in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the Pennsylvania State University. He is a graduate of the Surveying Program at the Pennsylvania State University and received his M.S. in Spatial Information Science and Engineering from the University of Maine. Mr. Naberezny is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Maine and a certified GIS Professional.

Dr. Tony Nettleman is a Land Surveying Engineer and Attorney who holds the distinguished position of professional assistant professor at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, teaches continuing education courses for attorneys and land surveyors, provides online test preparation modules to help land surveyors become licensed in all 50 states, and serves as an

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expert witness in boundary, easement, title and riparian disputes. He holds a BS, MS and PhD in geomatics and a law degree. Tony has helped over 100 land owners resolve land disputes and determined professional negligence for dozens of professional surveyors. Tony has also published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and professional trade magazines. He is licensed as a Florida attorney and a Florida and Texas professional surveyor. Heather Nicholson is currently a graduate student in the department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Heather is a 2015 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University’s department of Surveying Engineering. Her current research includes kinematic Precise Point Positioning (PPP) and GNSS-based atmospheric studies. She can often be found teaching geodesy and geomatics courses. Ms. Nicholson has also worked as a Land Surveying technician, including time as a Hollings Scholar for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Robert H. Piligian, PLS is a 1985 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Wilkes-Barre campus with a degree in Railway Engineering Technology. He has been employed in the surveying field since graduation, working for such firms as George B. Standbridge Associates and Bascom & Sieger. Mr. Piligian is the owner of Bascom & Sieger, Inc. of Allentown, PA. He has taught Plane Surveying at Lehigh Carbon Community College and Lehigh University as well as presenting numerous railroad-related seminars to Land Surveyors. Mr. Piligian was Project Surveyor and Project Engineer for Atlas Railroad Construction Company during the reconstruction of the Norristown High Speed Line of SEPTA from 1993 to 1995. He has performed railroad related design services for several railroad companies including Reading & Northern Railroad, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, and East Penn Railways. He has been actively participating in several tourist railroads since 1976 including New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, Wilmington & Western Railroad, Penns Landing Trolley, Blue Mountain & Reading Railroad and Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern. Mr. Piligian has been an active member of PSLS since 1990. Scott R. Reeser, PLS, has more than 25 years of experience in surveying and design. He has been a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania since 2008, and also holds surveying licenses in New York, West Virginia and Colorado. He is a member of the PSLS Executive Committee, currently serving the Society as Vice President. Throughout his career he has worked for small to mid-sized firms, gaining experience in various surveying and engineering design projects. Currently, he is the survey manager for the Northern Tier office of a mid-sized surveying engineering firm, and is responsible for survey projects in the Marcellus Shale exploration, as well as boundary and topographic surveys. He has been a frequent presenter at the annual PSLS conference. Kristi M. Reichard, is the Marketing & Business Development Manager for Raudenbush Engineering. She holds a B.A. in Communications/Journalism from Shippensburg University. Ms. Reichard has a wide-range of experience in providing professional services marketing for the engineering industry. She is involved in corporate marketing, recruiting and business development activities for Raudenbush. Byron W. Rimmer, PLS is a Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. He has worked in the surveying profession for over fifty-five years. He is currently retired and was the Vice President and Chief of Surveys for Eastern States Engineering, Inc. survey department, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, Inc., the top luxury home builder in the country. He has put together grading guidelines for numerous house types that are utilized throughout the surveying profession. He has held all state offices for the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors. As a member of the Bucks Chapter, he has held office of President, Secretary and State Director. He is a member of P.S.L.S. and N.J.S.P.L.S. He is a member of Doylestown Lodge No.245 F&AM and the Lodge Council Chapter Consistory in the Valley of Allentown. Since retiring from the everyday surveying profession, Byron is the Vice-Coordinator for the New Britain Food Larder which serves food to the needy in the Central Bucks County area. He is also the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees at New Britain Baptist Church. Heather Dohn Ross works in the Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information of the Penn State University Libraries where she has worked for over 15 years. She has long fostered an appreciation of maps born from a childhood of sailing and reading nautical charts and maps, and atlases. She holds a BS and MS in Experimental Psychology from Syracuse University. James M. Shaw, Jr. is a Maryland Licensed Professional Land Surveyor, writer, public speaker, and technology evangelist. His 29 years of experience has placed him firmly in the leadership of Maryland’s geospatial community, being an active Board Member of the Maryland Society of Surveyors (MSS), a Past President of the MSS, a former MSS Education Trustee, the ongoing MSS liaison to the Maryland State Geographic Information Committee, a frequent speaker at geospatial conferences throughout the State, and the honor of being the 2012 Maryland Surveyor of the Year. Mr. Shaw has also earned national attention as a contributing writer for xyHt Magazine and as a recent featured guest of the nationally broadcast National Society of Professional Surveyors Radio Hour. John A. Shoemaker, Esq., is a principal in Greevy & Shoemaker, Williamsport, Pa. He earned a degree in accounting from Kings College, a JD from the Penn State Dickinson School of Law, and has received extensive practical training from Lester L. Greevy Jr., Esq. Shoemaker concentrates his practice in lease and title analysis and litigation. His work includes title research; analyzing severances of mineral estates; and resolving defects in title to real property, particularly title to oils, gases, and minerals. He litigates a wide variety of issues, including problems peculiar to ancient tax sales and unseated land, the Dunham Rule, and other oil- and gas-related legal issues unique to Pennsylvania. and unseated land, the Dunham Rule, and other oil- and gas-related legal issues unique to Pennsylvania. Shoemaker is a member of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. Thomas Smith, PE, PLS, received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1974 and a Master of Civil Engineering from Villanova University in 1986. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and Land Surveyor in


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Pennsylvania. He has over 40 years of experience in civil engineering practice working in municipal engineering and in private practice. He is principal of Bercek and Smith Engineering, Inc. of Royersford, PA, reflecting ownership of his Civil Engineering and Land Surveying business for 28 years. He has extensive expertise in Floodplain studies, Stormwater Management and design of Subdivision and Land Development projects. Mr. Smith is a major contributor to the Virginia Tech, Penn State Urban Hydrology computer model, having been a guest instructor for 30 years. He has authored the computer modules for Rational Hydrographs, Basin dewatering, swale design and has contributed to the overall development of the software since its inception. Thomas A. Seybert, Ph.D., PE, is Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. While teaching at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, he was responsible for the delivery of the stormwater management and land development design courses in the baccalaureate surveying program. He was also responsible for the introductory course in surveying taught to both associate and baccalaureate degree students. His research and consulting interests include mitigation of stormwater runoff issues and watershed protection planning. He is the author of the book “Stormwater Management for Land Development Design.” He is actively involved in continuing and distance education efforts in both surveying and engineering. He has participated in the annual Pennsylvania Surveyors’ Conference since 1991 and he is the current chairperson of the annual Penn State short course “Computational Methods in Stormwater Management.” He received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Penn State. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania. Michael Venuto, PLS, PE has been a dedicated public service employee for the last fifteen years and currently serves as Chief Engineer at the Delaware River Port Authority. The Delaware River Port Authority plays an important role of stewards of public transportation assets. He is a NJ Licensed Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor in the State of New Jersey. As Chief Engineer, Michael oversees the approximately $750 Million Dollar five-year capital program ensuring that DRPA/PATCO’s assets are maintained, improved and protected for the benefit of the citizens we serve. Michael holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University, an MBA from Lehigh University and a B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Mr. Venuto is a licensed Professional Engineer and licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of New Jersey. He is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Matthew D. Warner, PLS is the Geomatics Service Group manager with the firm of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Engineering, Inc. (HRG) and a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New York. In Matt’s 14 years of experience with HRG his team has specialized in the development of innovative geospatial technology applications and multidisciplinary approaches to diverse project needs.. Matt is currently the PSLS Representative to the Governors Geospatial Coordinating Board, a member of the Pennsylvania State University Surveying Engineering Program Industrial Advisory Committee. Matt’s a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, and holds Associate’s Degrees in Surveying Technology, Letters, Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor’s Degree in Land Surveying. Ryan White is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Ryan is also a Bachelor of Science in Engineering alumnus of the Pennsylvania State University’s department of Surveying Engineering in Lehman, PA. His current research includes precise orbit, velocity, and acceleration determination of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites using GNSS observables as well as enhancement of the precise point positioning technique. Mr. White also regularly instructs undergraduate students at UNB in introductory Geomatics and has several years of experience as a land surveying technician. Alexander Wood, is a graduate from the Penn State Surveying Engineering program. Being fairly new to the surveying community he is looking for ways to expand his knowledge of land surveying with the goal of becoming a licensed surveyor. Dr. Esra Tekdal Yilmaz, Dr. Tekdal Yilmaz is an assistant professor of surveying engineering at Penn State Wilkes Barre since August 2015. She earned her PhD degree and MSc in Istanbul Technical (ITU) University Geomatics engineering department. She enrolled in double major program at ITU between civil engineering and geomatics engineering during her undergraduate education. She spent 14 months in Karlsruhe institute of technology, Institute of Applied computer science for her PhD. Her research interests are terrestrial laser scanning, deformation measurements and building information modelling. Brian Yorkiewicz, PLS has over 20 years experience in the land surveying profession. He is currently with SAS Geospatial of Warington, PA. Brian has spent most of his career working on land development, construction stake out and as-built surveys, in both the field and office. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia. Brian has served as Chapter President and State Director for the Bucks chapter and is currently serves on the Executive Committee of PSLS as State Secretary. Kevin Zelinsky is the CADD/Cartography/GIS Department Manager and Associate with Remington & Vernick Engineers and Affiliates. He oversees the entire mapping operation for the firm’s eleven regional offices located throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Kevin received his GISP certification from URISA in 2004, earned his Certified Mapping Scientist, GIS/LIS certification from ASPRS in 2006, and received his Professional Certificate in Geomatics from Rutgers University in 2008. He has over thirty years of experience in the civil engineering and cartographic industry, and his municipal maps have been honored with a variety of awards for excellence. Kevin is an accredited teacher of GIS fundamentals to municipal employees in the State of New Jersey and is also a member of the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) Outreach Committee, which encourages GIS students and professionals to attain the level of education and experience needed for GISP certification.

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PSLS Conference Registration 801 East Park Drive, Suite 107 | Harrisburg, PA 17111 Fax: 717-540-6815 | [email protected] Monday, January 22, 2018 AM Sessions, 8:30 AM – 12 PM

PM Sessions, 1:30 PM – 5 PM

r 201- Sudoku, Puzzles & Boundaries r 301- Computations is SPC’s r 501- Construction Development r 701- FEMA Elevation Certificates r 801- GIS/CAD Project Workflow

r 103- Economics of Small Business r 502- Land Development Design r 702- Compute BFE’s for Zone A r 802- Basic Survey Math, Part 1

AM 1/2 Sessions, 8:30 AM – 10 AM

r 202- Don’t Trust the Deed r 302- Future of State Plane... r 403- Surveyors Forum r 603- PA Spatial Data Access

r 101- Managing Overhead r 401- Introduction to UAS r 601- Introduction to GNSS

PM 1/2 Sessions, 1:30 PM – 3 PM

PM 1/2 Sessions, 3:30 PM – 5 PM AM 1/2 Sessions, 10:30 AM – 12 PM r 203- Past Land Occupation r 102- Determining True Project Cost r 402- sUAS Mapping Panel r 602- Localization/Site Calibration

r 303- PSU Library Maps r 404- UAS Processing r 604- Real Time Data Collection

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 AM Sessions, 8:30 AM – 12 PM

PM Sessions, 1:30 PM – 5 PM

r 104- HR for Small Business r 204- Chain of Title r 304- Handling Your Data r 405- Photogrammetric Principles r 503- Easements & Rights-of-Way r 605- Real Time GNSS r 703- Stormwater Review, Part 1 r 803- Basic Survey Math, Part 2

r 105- Project Mgmt & Liability r 205- Legal Aspects of Surveying r 305- Multi-GNSS PPP r 406- Principles of Laser Scanning r 504- Soil Survey Mapping r 606- GNSS Derived Heights r 704- Stormwater Review, Part 2 r 804- Applied Survey Math, Part 1

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 AM Sessions, 8:15 AM – 11:45 AM

PM Sessions, 12:45 PM – 4:15 PM

r 106- Workplace Communication r 206- Boundary Evidence r 306- Geodesy & Datums r 407- Reality Capture r 505- Project Mgmt Strategies r 607- Part 107 Exam Review, Part 1 r 705- Stormwater Review, Part 3 r 805- Applied Survey Math, Part 2

r 107- Business Marketing r 207- Water Boundaries r 307- Analyzing Positional Accuracy r 408- Point Clouds r 506- Railroad Surveying r 608- Part 107 Exam Review, Part 2 r 706- Stormwater Review, Part 4 r 806- Applied Survey Math, Part 3

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8 - 8:45 a.m.: Free Swim 9 - 10 a.m.: Meet & Greet 10-11 a.m.: Bingo 11-11:45 a.m.: Scavenger Hunt 12:00 p.m.: Lunch (included) 1:30-3:00 p.m.: Mary Kay Makeover 3:00-5:00 p.m.: Painting with Wine PAYMENT


9:00 a.m.: Board bus at Convention Center Entrance 9:45-10:30 a.m.: York Central Market 10:45 a.m.-11:30 p.m.: Sunrise Soap Company 11:45 - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch at Roosevelt Tavern (included) 1:15 - 2:00 p.m.: Old Republic Distillery 2:40 - 3:30 p.m.: Vineyard at Grand View 3:50 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Mount Hope Estate 5:00 P.M.: Return to Lodge

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Hospitality Suite There will be a spouse/guest suite that offers a comfortable and convenient place to relax and catch up with friends. Snacks and beverages will be available. Receptions Spouses/guests are invited to attend the receptions Monday and Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. MONDAY, JANUARY 22 8 - 8:45 a.m.—Free Swim: Enjoy the new WaterWorks at Hershey Lodge 9-10 a.m.—Meet and Greet: Hosts Carol Sheehan and Mary Butler will welome you in the Spouse Lounge 10-11 a.m.—Bingo: Win small prizes and share in the fun 11 -11:45 a.m.—Scavenger Hunt: A friendly competition to find items and win prizes, all in the comfort of the Hershey Lodge 12 - 1:15 p.m.—Lunch: Join the main group for lunch in the Blue Room of the Great American Hall (Included in program fee)

1:30-3:00 p.m.—Mary Kay Makeover: Healthy skin and beauty tips from the experts at Mary Kay Cosmetics 3:00-5:00 p.m.—Painting with Wine: A little paint, a little wine, a lot of fun! Sip your favorite wine while a local artists takes you step by step to your own artistic masterpiece. TUESDAY, JANUARY 23 9 a.m.—Depart Hershey Lodge 9:45-10:30 a.m.—York Central Market: A reminder of York’s storied history and the anchor of the revitalization of Downtown York, this venue offers a variety of vendors in a historic setting. 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m.—Sunrise Soap Company: a staff member will tell you all about the store’s healthy homemade products and do a short demonstration of some of the art of making artisan soaps, lotions and other goodies. 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.—Lunch at Roosevelt Tavern: Once suspected of being a speakeasy and now a restaurant offering delicious farm-to-fork meals. 1:15p.m. - 4:30 p.m.—Mason Dixon Wine Trail: Explore three facilities on the Mason Dixon Wine Trail: • • •

Old Republic Distillery, York County’s first distillery since Prohibition. Learn how the company started, how they make premium spirits and enjoy a tasting Vineyard at Grand View in Mount Joy where you’ll enjoy a tasting overlooking the vineyard Mount Hope Estate and Winery in Manheim for a wine tasting on this historic estate

5:00 p.m. - Return to Hershey Lodge


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(meals not included) $159 per room/night plus 11% tax* — single or double occupancy (*6% Pennsylvania state occupancy tax and 5% local tax) RESERVATION CANCELLATIONS

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Hershey Lodge cannot guarantee occupancy before 4 p.m. Check-out time is 11 a.m.


Direct billing requests must be made at least 30 days before scheduled check-in and must be accompanied by a letter of authorization written on organization letterhead. The letter must name the person receiving the credit privilege and the organization or person assuming responsibility for payment. It should also supply the complete billing address and name three references. (We suggest you make a photocopy of this form for your records.) Contact Leila Kim at 717-508-2606 or [email protected] RESERVATION DUE DATE

December 21, 2017. After this date, Hershey Lodge might not honor this special room rate. Please confirm your departure date. Hershey Lodge charges a $50 early departure fee.

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Bookstore A variety of titles on various aspects of surveying will be available. Some books are not available anywhere else! Cash, checks, MasterCard, VISA, and Discover accepted. Hours: Monday, January 22: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 23: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sponsors Listings as of September 7, 2017

Frank Lenik HAKS Engineering

Leics Geosystems, Inc. Topcon Solutions Store


Aerocon Photogrammetric Boyd Instrument and Supply Co., Inc. Cardno, Inc. Carlson Software Caron East Central Penn Unmanned Aircraft Services Civil Training, LLC / Wetland Studies & Solutions eSurveying, LLC Keystone Precision Instruments

Leica Geosystems Pennsylvania College of Technology Pennsylvania Land Surveyors’ Foundation Pennsylvania One Call Pennsylvania State University Wilkes-Barre Precision Laser & Instrument, Inc. Print - O-Stat, Inc. Topcon Solutions

THANK YOU to our supporters!


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Plat Competition Enter by December 15 – Rules on next page CATEGORIES CATEGORIES (one entry per category per firm)

A. B. C. D. E.

Number of entries: Boundary Retracement Subdivision Exhibits Topographic ALTA/NSPS Specialty/Miscellaneous

q q q q q

X $20 per Entry

Total: $ Please make checks payable to PSLS and mail with this form to: Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors Attn: Plat Competition Committee 801 East Park Drive, Suite 107 Harrisburg, PA 17111

(e.g., Accident Survey, Storm Drain Plan, Right-of-Way Survey, Street Grade (Plan & Profile), Well Location, Etc.)


Name: Firm: Address: City:


Business Phone:



Media Release Form for Plat Competition

I hereby grant Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors the absolute and unrestricted permission to use my plat submission and related materials, photographs and video/audio recordings of me and/or my plat. Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors may use, publish, and republish the same materials in whole or in part for in its publications, website, or other collateral material. I hereby release and discharge Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of this information. I am of full age and have the right to contract in my own name. I have read the foregoing and fully understand the contents thereof. Name (please print): Signature:


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Plat Competition Rules JUDGING 1.

Membership in PSLS is a requirement for the person submitting a plat to this competition.


Must be of an actual project located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and drawn or completed in the 2017 calendar year.


Title blocks shall not be blocked out.


Plats must be signed and sealed by a surveyor licensed in Pennsylvania.


Entries shall be unmounted black line, blue line, or color prints.


Each firm or individual may submit only one entry per category. Geographically separated offices of the same firm shall be considered separate firms for the purpose of this competition.


Each entry shall be accompanied by an entry form and fee of $20 per category and must be submitted by December 15, 2017. Multiple submissions are acceptable on each form and payment for multiple submissions may be combined.


Entries may not have been in previous PSLS plat competitions.


The category for each entry must be marked in the lower right-hand border.


Entries will be judged on Sunday, January 21, 2018.


All decisions made by the judges are final.


Results of the competition will be posted on the plats as well as at the conference registration desk.


Winners’ certificates must be picked up at the conference registration desk by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.


All entries will be available for viewing during the remainder of conference.


Each entry shall consist of a SINGLE plan sheet. Multiple sheet entries WILL NOT be accepted.


Maximum sheet size allowed is 36” x 48”.


Preferred form of submission is rolled (print side out), not folded.


Judges will choose one of the entries as “Best Overall” in the competition. The winner will receive a $50 award from PSLS and be entered in the NSPS Plat Contest. Questions regarding the form, competition or category may be directed to PSLS, at [email protected]


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A panel of impartial judges will rate all entries in each category on a scale of 1 to 10:


Neatness in Presentation Is the text legible, is the line work crisp and clean, and is the plan easy to read overall?


Content Relative to Category Does the plan represent the category and contain all the information needed to accomplish its task for the category it has been entered?


Layout Innovation Has the plan preparer shown creativity or some type of innovation in the preparation of the plan?


Interpretability Is the plan prepared in a manner that can be used by other professionals unfamiliar with specific project? Will the plan be easily interpreted in the future?


Applicability Does the plat adhere to the minimum standards set forth by the PSLS Manual of Practice, as applicable?

Note: All submissions become the property of PSLS, which has the right to reproduce the plans for advertisement of the society, share the plans with educational institutions, and/or general use for the benefit of the society.

Membership Application Join today! Name: Address: City, State, ZIP: qResidence


Phone (preferred): (

If business, please include firm name: Business Website (optional):




Mobile: (



Alternate E-mail (optional): q

Do not publish my contact information on the PSLS website

Professional Registration (optional): State: State:

Number: Number:

Chapter Affiliation Requested (Not required for Affiliate or Sustaining membership):

Please indicate membership grade. Dues valid through December 31, 2018.

q Member…………………………………...$200/yr PSLS + $40 NSPS Membership = $240 (Surveyor licensed in Pennsylvania) q Associate..……………………………….$120/yr.............q Optional NSPS Membership $40 (Non-licensed surveyor or engaged in mapping or GIS) q Affiliate.............………………………….$105/yr.............q Optional NSPS Membership $40 (Member of another state society) q Retired.............…………………………..$100/yr.............q Optional NSPS Membership $40 (Having license retired by State Registration Board) q Retired-PSLS....………………………….$50/yr...............q Optional NSPS Membership $40 (Retired license plus 10 years prior PSLS membership) q Sustaining……….……………………….$385/yr (Firms having an interest in land surveying) q Student…….……………………………...$15/yr...............q Optional NSPS Membership $10 (Enrolled in a Pennsylvania college or university) q Auxiliary…….…………………………….$15/yr (Spouse/significant other of a member)

Payment: q



Mailing Check (payable to PSLS)

Card #: Exp. Date:

CCV Code:

I hereby apply for membership in the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and, in doing so, agree that I will actively support the bylaws, aims, and objectives of the organization. Signature of Applicant:


Return form to PSLS: 801 East Park Drive, Suite 107 | Harrisburg, PA 17111 P: 717-540-6811 | F: 717-540.-6815 | [email protected] | www.psls.org

2018 PSLS Surveyors’ Conference


Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors 801 East Park Drive Suite 107 Harrisburg, PA 17111

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