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SLSI 81st Annual Conference
Scheman Building on the Iowa State University Campus
Iowa State Center Scheman Building, Suite 102, 1805 Center Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1059
United States
515-294-3347

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Thursday, March 08, 2018, 8:00 AM to Friday, March 09, 2018, 4:30 PM CST
Category: Annual Meeting

SLSI 81st Annual Conference
March 8-9, 2018
Scheman Building ~Iowa State University ~Ames, IA

Join us for our annual convention and enjoy networking with other professionals in the Land Surveying industry while earning up to 13.5 Professional Development Hours. 

Registration Information and Printable Brochures for Attendees and Exhibitors Listed Below

  

 REGISTER TO ATTEND NOW! 

ATTENDEES: Click Here To Register 

 NOTE: *MEMBERS MUST LOG-IN TO THE WEBSITE TO REGISTER AND TO RECEIVE MEMBER DISCOUNT PRICING!
Non-Members need to create a login by entering your email and creating a password to be directed to the Attendee Registration Form.

ATTENDEES: Printable Brochure

***Note: If you choose to submit the paper form to register, you must add the $20 data entry fee to your registration price, as noted on the form.


 REGISTER TO EXHIBIT NOW!

EXHIBITORS: Click Here to Register

NOTE: *MEMBERS MUST LOG-IN TO THE WEBSITE TO REGISTER! 
Non-Members may register as an exhibitor by entering your email address and creating a password to be directed to the Exhibitor Registration Form!

EXHIBITORS: Printable Brochure

PROGRAM & AGENDA 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 (EXHIBIT HALL OPEN ALL DAY)
 8:00 AM ~ REGISTRATION, CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITS OPEN
 9:00 AM ~ WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS OF EXHIBITORS
 9:15 AM ~ NEW DATUMS-REPLACING NAVD 88 NAD 83
10:00 AM~ BREAK
10:30 AM ~ IELSEB UPDATE
10:45 AM ~ IOWA LAND RECORDS UPDATE
11:15 AM ~ SLSI BUSINESS MEETING
12:00 PM ~ LUNCH - AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
 1:00 PM ~ TITLE INSURANCE & BOUNDARY SURVEYS 
 2:30 PM ~ BREAK- EXHIBIT ROOM OPEN
 3:00 PM ~ TITLE INSURANCE & BOUNDARY SURVEYS (CONTINUED) 
 5:00 PM ~ SOCIAL HOUR/CASH BAR – EXHIBIT HALL
 6:00 PM ~ FOUNDATION LIVE AUCTION-HEAVY HORS D'OEUVRES & CASH BAR

FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 (EXHIBIT HALL OPEN UNTIL NOON) 
 7:30 AM ~ CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, REGISTRATION
 8:00 AM ~ BOUNDARY RETRACEMENT-THE LATEST CASES
 9:45 AM ~ BREAK- EXHIBIT HALL
10:15 AM ~ BOUNDARY RETRACEMENT-THE LATEST CASES (CONTINUED)
12:00 PM ~ LUNCH
 1:00 PM ~ THE PINCUSHION EFFECT – THE MULTIPLE MONUMENT DILEMMA IN AMERICAN LAND SURVEYING
 2:45 PM ~ BREAK
 3:00 PM ~ THE PINCUSHION EFFECT – THE MULTIPLE MONUMENT DILEMMA IN AMERICAN LAND SURVEYING (CONTINUED)
 4:00 PM ~ ADJOURN

REGISTRATION FEES:                                                  BY MARCH 1          AFTER MARCH 1 
*  SLSI MEMBER ONLINE RATE:                                        $275                             $290
** NON-MEMBER ONLINE RATE:                                       $330                             $360
*  SLSI LIFE & HONORARY MEMBER ONLINE RATE:     $100                             $115            
*  SLSI STUDENT MEMBER ONLINE RATE:                     $45                                $65
** NON-MEMBER STUDENT ONLINE RATE:                     $65                                $85
***ADD $20 IF NOT REGISTERING ONLINE:                     $20                                $20

*Members MUST Log-In to SLSI website (www.slsi.org) with Username and Password to register and receive discounted Member Rate!

**Non-Members are welcome to register online but will be asked to sign in as a New User with your email address and create a password before registering. This is for registration purposes only and does not enroll you as a member of SLSI.

For hotel accommodation options in the Ames area visit:  http://www.thinkames.com/poi/ames-hotels/

Pay Online with Credit Card or Make Check Payable to:

SOCIETY OF LAND SURVEYORS OF IOWA
100 Court Avenue, Suite 203
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-284-7055  |  Fax-515-284-7301
Email: info@slsi.org  |  www.slsi.org

Registration Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to attend you may cancel on or before March 1st, your registration fee will be returned less a $20 administrative fee.   No refunds will be made after March 1st.  Substitutions will be accepted at any time. 

Weather Related Conference Cancellation: Due to the statewide audience of this conference, planning involved and Iowa State Center deadlines, this program will proceed as planned regardless of weather.


FEATURED SPEAKER: JEFF LUCAS, PLS

Jeffery N. Lucas is in private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. Lucas has been in the surveying business since 1976. He is a licensed land surveyor registered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Lucas is a licensed attorney and member of the Alabama State Bar since 2003. Lucas specializes in land boundary issues as an attorney, land surveyor, consultant, mediator and expert witness. He has been a seminar leader on surveying topics that include ALTA/ACSM standards, boundary law, law of easements, water boundaries, surveying evidence and procedures, expert witness testimony, business law, contract law, torts and liability. He has over 30 titles that he has developed in his seminar library.

Lucas is the author of “Alabama Boundary Law” (ISBN: 978-0-557-53328-2) and “The Pincushion Effect, The Multiple Monument Dilemma in American Land Surveying,” (ISBN: 978-1-257-86758-5). He just recently finished the manuscript for the “Illinois Boundary Law” book that will be featured in February, 2013, at the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association (IPLSA) conference in Springfield, Illinois. He has also authored over 100 articles on surveying and boundary issues and writes a regular column for P.O.B. Magazine since 2004.

For questions, please contact the SLSI office at info@slsi.org or 515-284-7055.  


Contact: info@slsi.org