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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, 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: Representative Lynn Stucky

9:00 am – 11:00 pm

TSPSA Community Service Project Prepare packets for Mission Messiah

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 – 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
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 - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics) - Offered In-Person and Virtual
(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 - Offered In-Person and Virtual

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

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Education Session - 4 CEUs - In-Person Only

"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 - Historic Tour Denton Downtown

Enjoy time with friends as we tour the Historic Denton Courthouse, have lunch and shop on the Historic Denton Downtown Square (Lunch and transportation included).

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

Education Session - 6 CEUs (includes 3hrs Ethics) (continued) - Offered In-Person and Virtual
(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) - Offered In-Person and Virtual

"TBPELS Rules/Surveying Act"
Presented by Coleen Johnson

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Educational Session - 2 CEUs - In-Person Only

"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 - Offered In-Person and Virtual

"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) - Offered In-Person and Virtual
(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 - In-Person Only

"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

Join us for the Auxiliary Annual Business Meeting, Installation of Officers and Luncheon. A Succulent Workshop with Lillia Whittington is included.

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session - 4 CEUs - In-Person Only

"Surprising Technology at Minimal Cost"
Presented by Frank Willis

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Educational Session - 4 CEUs - Offered In-Person and Virtual

"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) - Offered In-Person and Virtual
(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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