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When: Thursday & Friday August 15 & 16, 2019
Where: Breezy Point Resort
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Breezy Point, Minnesota  56472
United States
Contact: Pat or Cindy at Stonemark Land Surveying
218.568.4940

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Download the 2019 Registration Form (PDF)

Summer Meeting Topics

  • Interactive ethics discussion – discussion about ongoing issues that are presented to land surveyors while using an app that will give instant, anonymous feedback from the audience on where they fall on the issues.
  • Everyday Robotic/Scanner- a presentation by Frontier Precision on how to extract the necessary information using Trimble Business Center and TopoDOT.
  • Tree Identification – Today as much as ever, proper tree identification when placing ties or interpreting historical evidence is a needed skill for both professionals and their staff.
  • The millennial surveyor – Take a look at what students and young adults are saying are the major factors when it comes to picking a career path. Also look into the MSPS Career origins survey that gives a better understanding of what go current land surveyors into the profession and how we can use this to recruit more into the profession.

Agenda

Wednesday:

5:00pm-8:00pm Social at resort lodging conference room

Thursday:

8:30 am Registration and continental Breakfast
9:00 am Interactive ethics discussion-Chapter II officers
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Everyday Robotic/Scanner -Frontier Precision
11:30 am Break for Lunch and optional activities
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Breezy Bell Paddle Boat cruise with cash bar

Friday:

8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
9:30 am The Millennial Surveyor – Dan Hanson
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Tree Identification – Chapter II officers
12:00 pm Enjoy your weekend

PDHs: 4

Registration Fees

Thursday and Friday Seminars: $90

Includes: Wednesday Social, Thursday Continental Breakfast, Thursday Night Cruise, Friday Breakfast Buffet

Complete this Registration Form and mail or fax the form to:

MSPS Chapter 2
c/o Stonemark Land Surveying
30206 Rasmussen Road, Suite 1
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

Certified Survey Technician Exams

The Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) will be administering the Certified Survey Technician examinations in conjunction with the MSPS Summer Meeting. The exams will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Breezy Point Resort, 9252 Breezy Point Drive, Breezy Point, MN 56472. There is room for up to twelve examinees on a first come basis. Registrations must be received by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), https://cstnsps.com/, by close of business, Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

NSPS requires examinees to arrive half an hour (30 minutes) before testing begins. Arrival time is scheduled for 7:30 AM with testing beginning at 8:00 AM. Note, NSPS does not allow late arrivals to begin the examination so please plan to arrive on time at 7:30. The Level I exam is four hours in length, ending at Noon. Level II & III are six hours, with a mandatory lunch break. Lunch will be from Noon – 1:00 on your own. The Level II & III exams will resume at 1:00 PM and end at 3:00 PM. Information on the Certified Survey Technician Program, examinations, and application process can be found at https://cstnsps.com/. If you have questions, feel free to contact the CST Coordinator, Rick Morey, at morey_r_e@hotmail.com. If you will be taking the exam please let Rick Morey know.

Lodging

MSPS Chapter 2 room block has been created for nights of Aug 14 and 15, 2019. Guests can now make reservations online (preferred) at www.breezypointresort.com and use 270387 as group ID, or call Breezy Point Resort directly at (800) 432-3777 and mention MSPS Chapter 2 room block/group ID.

Activities at Breezy Point

  • Breezy Belle Paddle Boat cruise with cash bar (cost included in your reservation)
  • Golf outing (Whitebirch course, 18 holes w/cart, $62 per person)
  • Zip Lines at Ski Gull (7 zipline course over 2.5 hours, $75 per person)
  • Boat and Aquatics rentals

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Cancellation Policy: N/A

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