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Women Surveyors Summit #1462-001
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Women Surveyors Summit #1462-001

Women surveyors from across the country are invited to attend the first-ever Women Surveyors Summit. There will be a tour of our Texas General Land Office, educational sessions that focus on women in surveying, time for networking and includes a small "Taste of Texas". The schedule of events follows. There is no charge to register, however, you will need to register for the specific events and sessions you wish to attend. Registration will open Wednesday, June 5 at 1:00pm. Space is limited.

8/23/2019 to 8/24/2019
When: August 23-24, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Residence Inn Austin Downtown
300 E 4th Street
Austin, Texas  78701
United States
Contact: Anna Rios and Brenda Null

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The Residence Inn by Marriott is located in the heart of downtown Austin with many restaurants and activities just outside their doors. The hotel room rate is $139/night and includes a hot breakfast in their Champions Sports Bar. Hotel reservations must be made no later than Thursday, August 1st to receive the reduced group rate. Self parking is just $10 per day. All events will be held at the Residence Inn unless otherwise indicated.

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 23

9:00 am - 11:30 am         Texas General Land Office Tour 

                                          Transportation will be provided. Buses will depart the hotel lobby at 8:30 am.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm       Lunch at Scholz Garten

                                          Buses will depart Scholz Garten at 12:30 pm to return to the Residence Inn

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm           “A Guide to the GLO Archives & Records for Surveyors” (4 CEU’s)

                                            Presented by Alex Chiba and Scot Friedman

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm           Dinner on Your Own

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm         “Roof Top” Reception


Saturday, August 24

9:00 am - 11:00 am          “Diversity in Surveying: A Panel Discussion on Workforce 

       Development”, (2 CEU’s)  Moderator: Anna Rios, RPLS (Texas)


                                             - Lisa Van Horn, NSPS President (Wisconsin)

                                             - Trisha Lund, TSPS President-Elect (Texas)

                                             - Julie McDonald, President of Tidemark Land Service (North Carolina)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm          Luncheon with Guest Speaker Jeanette Ward, COO

                                             Texas Mutual Insurance Company

                                             "5 Tips for Successful Women"

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm            Afternoon Optional Tour (Limited availability) 

                                             - Austin Brewery Tour ($40)

7:00 pm                            Evening Social at Local Austin Restaurant (Location TBD)

If you are interested in sponsoring the Women Surveyors Summit, contact Anna Rios or Brenda Null.

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