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Attendee Schedule of Events
69th Annual Convention & Tech Expo Schedule

**Schedule subject to change**

Wednesday, October 7

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Annual Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Champions Circle, Fort Worth
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Annual Sporting Clay Shoot at Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds, Decatur
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Past President’s Dinner (Invitation Only)
8:30 pm – 11:00 pm TSPSA Open House

 

Thursday, October 8

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Convention Grand Opening and Keynote Address
Keynote Speaker: TBA

9:00 am – 11:00 pm TSPSA Community Service Project
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Annual Membership Meeting
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch on own
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm TSFI Delegate Election (Begins at conclusion of Annual Membership Meeting)
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nominating Committee Meeting (Begins at conclusion of Annual Membership Meeting)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm New Member & First-Time Attendee Social
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm AllTerra Central Reception                                                           
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Leica Geosystems Technology Update & Reception
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm TJC Survey Alumni & Friends Reception
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Blucher Institute Alumni Reception (Invitation Only)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm President's Open House & Reception 
9:00 pm – 12:00 am

Young Surveyors Outing

 

Friday, October 9

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Session - 4 CEUs

"Survey Documentation"
Presented by Knud Hermansen

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Session - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics)
(Must attend both morning and afternoon sessions)

"Making Your Business Better and Your Surveys More Defendable: Office Practices and Surveyor's Notes for Plats"
Presented by Richard "Dick" Elgin

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Session - 4 CEUs

"Right of Way and Prescriptive Rights"
Presented by Jeff Lucas

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Session - 4 CEUs

"State Plane Coordinate Systems of 2022"
Presented by Shawn Billings

 9:00 am - 9:45 am
TSPSA Coffee
10:00 am – 3:00 pm TSPSA Off-Site Event - Denton Square/Courthouse Tour
12:00 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening with Lunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Educational Session - 2 CEUs

"Analysis of a Boundary Dispute (Harvey v. Furrow)"
Presented by Knud Hermansen

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Education Session - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics) (continued)
(Must attend both morning and afternoon sessions)

"Making Your Business Better and Your Surveys More Defendable: Office Practices and Surveyor's Notes for Plats"
Presented by Richard "Dick" Elgin

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Educational Session - 2 CEUs (includes 2hrs Rules)

"TBPELS Rules/Surveying Act"
Presented by Coleen Johnson

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Educational Session - 2 CEUs 

"Water Boundaries"
Presented by Jeff Lucas

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibit Hall Reception
6:30 pm – 11:30 pm Annual Awards Gala & Dinner

 

Saturday, October 10

8:00 am – 2:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Educational Session - 2 CEUs

"Boundary Agreements - Theory, Forms and Use"
Presented by Knud Hermansen

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Educational Session - 2 CEUs 

"The Evolution of Early American Surveying Equipment"
Presented by Richard "Dick" Elgin

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Education Session - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics)
(Must attend both morning and afternoon sessions)

"Pincushion Effect - The Multiple Monument Dilemma in American Land Surveying"
Presented by Jeff Lucas

9:00 am – 11:00 am

Educational Session - 2 CEUs

"Practical Forensic Surveying"
Presented by Frank Willis

10:30 am – 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors
11:00 am – 3:00 pm TSPSA Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session - 4 CEUs

"Easement - Identification & Retracement"
Presented by Knud Hermansen

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session - 4 CEUs

"Surprising Technology at Minimal Cost"
Presented by Frank Willis

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session - 4 CEUs

"Problems Associated with Riparian Boundary Surveys Beginning with the Shifting Sands of the Red River Boundary with Oklahoma, SCOTUS, the Gradient Boundary, Surveys, Resurveys, and an Act of Congress"
Panel Discussion: Davey Edwards, Richard "Dick" Elgin, and Ben Thomson

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Education Session - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics) (continued)
(Must attend both morning and afternoon sessions)

"Pincushion Effect - The Multiple Monument Dilemma in American Land Surveying"
Presented by Jeff Lucas

5:00 pm Convention Adjourns

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