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Register Now: 83rd SLSI Annual Conference 2020
Thursday, March 05, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, March 06, 2020, 5:00 PM CST
Category: Annual Meeting

SLSI Annual Conference

SLSI 83rd Annual Conference
March 5-6, 2020
Scheman Center (Iowa State Campus) - Ames, IA

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 PROGRAM & AGENDA

Wednesday, MARCH 4, 2020 (Exhibit Hall) 6:30pm-7:30pm
NEW THIS YEAR:  Attendees are encouraged to attend the welcome reception to help kick of the annual conference; meet with colleagues and visit with vendors.  This is included in your full conference registration. Please indicate your attendance during the registration process.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020 (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-Update 2022
10:15 AM~ ETHICS
11:15 AM ~ BREAK EXHIBIT ROOM OPEN
11:30 AM ~ STATE OF SURVEYING IN IOWA
12:00 PM ~ LUNCH - AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
1:00 PM ~ SURVEYING & LEGAL ASPECTS

• Boundary Disputes
• Testifying as an Expert
• Marketable Title and Legal Descriptions – The Lawyer’s Perspective
• In-Kind Partition Actions
• Panel Discussion 

3:00 PM ~ BREAK- EXHIBIT ROOM OPEN
3:20 PM ~ SURVEYING & LEGAL ASPECTS (CONT.)
4:30 PM ~ SOCIAL HOUR/CASH BAR – EXHIBIT HALL
5:30 PM ~ FOUNDATION LIVE AUCTION-HEAVY HORS D'OEUVRES & CASH BAR

FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2020 (No Exhibits)
7:30 AM ~ CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, REGISTRATION
8:00 AM ~ BOUNDARY CONTROLS & LEGAL PRINCIPLES
9:45 AM ~ BREAK
10:15 AM ~BOUNDARY CONTROLS & LEGAL PRINCIPLES (CONTINUED)
12:00 PM ~ LUNCH
1:00 PM ~ BOUNDARY CONTROLS & LEGAL PRINCIPLES (CONTINUED)
2:45 PM ~ BREAK
3:00 PM ~  BOUNDARY CONTROLS & LEGAL PRINCIPLES(CONTINUED)
4:30 PM ~ ADJOURN

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Thursday Afternoon Speakers:

Joseph Younker and Mathew Barnd, Attorneys, Bradley & Riley PC

Joseph W. Younker ~ Joe is a shareholder with Bradley & Riley PC, working primarily in the firm’s Iowa City office. As part of his practice, Joe represents landowners in various land use matters, including matters pending before local zoning commissions and boards, boundary disputes, and partition actions. Joe also assists clients with real estate matters as part of his environmental law practice.
Matthew G. Barnd ~ Matt is an associate at Bradley & Riley, PC. Matt joined the firm in 2017 after graduating from the University of Iowa College of Law. He practices in the areas of real estate and commercial law in Bradley & Riley’s Cedar Rapids office.

Friday Speaker:

Don Wilson, RLS, LLS, RPF, Land & Boundary Consultants, Inc. ~ Don established his surveying business in 1974 in southeastern New Hampshire, and has been in practice as a land boundary consultant about 40 years. Although he specializes in consulting, Don is both a licensed land surveyor and registered professional forester and has presented seminars on a variety of topics including description interpretation, boundary evidence, surveying law and various aspects of forensic science. Don is a member of and has been active in many surveying, mapping, and forestry organizations. He is past president of both the Maine Society of Land Surveyors and the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association. In addition to over 200 technical publications in several disciplines, Don has been involved with the writing of more than 50 books.

REGISTRATION FEES:                                         BY Feb. 28                                  AFTER Feb. 28

*SLSI MEMBER ONLINE RATE:                                $295                                               $310
**NON-MEMBER ONLINE RATE:                              $330                                               $390
*SLSI LIFE & HONORARY ONLINE RATE:               $100                                               $115
*SLSI STUDENT ONLINE RATE: Currently Enrolled   $50                                               $75
**NON-MEMBER STUDENT ONLINE RATE:            $75                                                 $95
***ADD $20 IF NOT REGISTERING ONLINE:          $20                                                  $20