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Executive Director of the National Society of Professional Surveyors Davis-Bacon Act Testimony at House Education and the Workforce Committee Hearing

Curtis Sumner, Executive Director of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), testifies at House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on June 19, 2013 concerning the Davis-Bacon act. Watch the Davis-Bacon Act Testimony Video

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 Announced By The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 National Surveyors Week will be celebrated nationwide March 17-23, according to the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Hundreds of surveyors nationwide are planning activities, such as talks to school groups, contacts with

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Survey Summit 2012, The Road Ahead … or Summit Plummet?

Survey Summit Plummet

I’ve just read that only an estimated 250 attended the joint endeavor between ESRI and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) in San Diego last month, billed as the ACSM Annual Conference. Survey Summit or Summit Plummet? 250. That’s

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Professional Land Surveyor Vlog 004-Survey Earth in a Day Interview

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PLS Vlog 004-Survey Earth in a Day Interview In this Professional Land Surveyor Vlog I’m introducing a new format of Professional Land Surveyor Spotlight interviews. I hope you enjoy the interview and I will have more from time to time. In

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Professional Land Surveyor Vlog 003 – ACSM and NSPS, What Is Going On?

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PLS Vlog 003 – ACSM and NSPS, What Is Going On? Professional Land Surveyor Vlog discusses the proposed merger of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) with the National Society of Professional Land Surveyors. There’s a dearth of

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup December 18, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: LightSquared Video Claims Independent Tests Validate Coexistence with GPS Third Win for Kappa Mapping at National Geospatial Excellence Awards Program NSPS Announces the Latest Certified Survey Technicians (CST) from Cycle III 2011 Gatewing Introduces Stretchout

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NSPS Announces the Latest Certified Survey Technicians (CST) from Cycle III 2011

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NSPS Announces the Latest Certified Survey Technicians (CSTs) from Cycle III (July, August, and September 2011) About the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Certified Survey Technician certification program: “The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) sponsors a comprehensive national certification program

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup November 20, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-20 Leica Viva GNSS Video Geographic and Land Information Society Board Votes to Continue GLIS as a Separate Organization Trimble Offers Custom Topographic, Aerial and Hybrid Map

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Geographic and Land Information Society Board Votes to Continue GLIS as a Separate Organization

Professional Land Surveyor News

Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS) Board voted for GLIS to continue as a separate organization at least through 2012 Gaithersburg, MD, November 18, 2011–In conjunction with our Mission and in order to preserve its value and to best serve

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NSPS and ACSM Action Update on Unified Organization

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Action Update on Unified Organization The Member Organizations (MOs) of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) have been working since the ACSM Congress meeting in San Diego in July, 2011 to develop a unified organization that would represent

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What is Geomatics Engineering? Video

What is Geomatics Engineering? This video was brought to you by the students of the Geomatics Engineering program at California State University Fresno. Watch the What is Geomatics Engineering? Video

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ACSM Congress Votes to Disband at ACSM and Survey Summit 2011

At this past ACSM and Survey Summit 2011, the American Congress on Surveying & Mapping (ACSM) Congress voted to disband. There has been much speculation about whether, or how, ACSM would continue to exist. The ACSM Congress approved the following motion:

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National Society of Professional Surveyors Announces Results of 10th Annual Student Competition

The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) held its 10th Annual Student Competition in conjunction with the California Land Surveyor’s Association (CLSA)/Nevada Association of Land Surveyors’ (NALS) joint conference in Las Vegas, NV on March 7, 2011.  Seven schools with

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ACSM Nominee Gary Thompson Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

GAITERSBURG, MD – Gary Thompson, Section Chief of the North Carolina Geodetic Survey, and a member of two ACSM Member Organizations, AAGS and NSPS, was among the 15 individuals appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to serve as

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Rate the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking for you to: Rate the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards Yesterday, I posted that NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards. In that post you can find

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NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards

NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards The Board of Directors of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) approved the new 2011 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys during its meeting in

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Eliminate Either ACSM or NSPS, or Merge the Two, Which is Best?

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking for your opinion on: Eliminate Either ACSM or NSPS, or Merge the Two, Which is Best? A while back I wrote about, and also created the Professional Land surveyor Survey, Professional

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Should NSPS Separate from ACSM?

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking the question: Should NSPS Separate from ACSM? Recently, the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) announced that it is seeking to separate from the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM).

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Are You A Certified Survey Technician (CST) Or Interested In The CST Program?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Are You A Certified Survey Technician (CST) Or Interested In The CST Program? Last week I was at a meeting for the New England Section of ACSM where the

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2010 National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS) Surveying Student Team Competition

The National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS) has published a pre-notification for the 2010 National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS) Surveying Student Team Competition. “PRE-NOTIFICATION — To facilitate communications, all teams planning to participate in the 2010 NSPS

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