Dec 08
7:45-8:25 am Registration

Morning Session

Presiding: Matt Garber, PE, PLS.

8:25-8:30 am Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Chairman Matt Garber, PE, PLS

8:30-9:00 am Surveying & the Davis-Bacon Act (Virtual Presentation)

John Palatiello, Partner, Miller Wenhold Capitol Strategies, Fairfax, VA

9:00-10:00 am Digital Twins and Smart Cities

David Overman, Project Survey Specialist, and Jon Miranda, Lead Geospatial Specialist, Foth. Johnston, IA          

10:00-10:15 am Refreshment Break

10:15-11:00 am Iowa State-Wide LiDAR Acquisition and Elevation Derivatives

Gregg Hadish, GIS Specialist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Des Moines, IA

11:00-12:00 pm Proposed Changes for Land Surveying Licensure

Todde Folkerts, PE, PLS, Engineer, Lucas County, Chariton, IA

12:00-1:00 pm Luncheon Buffett

Afternoon Sessions

Presiding: Eric Miller, PLS

1:00-2:00 pm Improving Infrastructure Projects with Geospatial Technology

Daniel Kucza, PLS, Survey & Technology Manager, Collins Engineers, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

2:00-2:30 pm Certified Technician Program

Norman D. Ellerbrock, PLS, President, Four Points Land Surveying & Engineering, Inc., Hannibal, MO

2:30-2:45 pm Break

2:45-3:45 pm What does it mean to be "Good"? (Professional Ethics)

Robert Stumbo, PLS, SALS, Inc., Ames, IA

3:45 pm Adjourn