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MALSCE News - February 2014

Type:  Featured News  

MALSCE News and Upcoming Events

(from the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers)

February 2014


To register online for MALSCE seminars and programs at the MALSCE member rate, you must login using your MALSCE assigned username and password.  If you do not know your MALSCE member login information, contact The Engineering Center at 617/227-5551.


Enter MALSCE's Plan Contest by March 1



Join us at the MALSCE Convention to vote for the Plan of the Year.

MALSCE Convention In Leominster, March 7-8, 2014


Organized under the theme of Give a tenth and they’ll take a mile, the 2014 MALSCE Convention features In-depth Business Sessions, a Convention Exhibit, Surveyor-in-Training and PLS Refresher Courses, Networking Breaks, Surveying Antiques Roadshow and more!


Download the registration form and convention brochure.


Mass. Board of Registration Revisions to 250 CMR

-- Effective November 22, 2013



The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and of Land Surveyors has finalized changes to its regulations, which are found in Title 250 of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations. The Board’s regulations set the standards for the practice of engineering and land surveying throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A copy of the new regulations, effective November 22, 2013, can be accessed


More:  http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/en/

Wentworth Spring  Surveying Certificate Program Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) Professional Land Surveying Certificate program - Spring 2014 classes.

The Professional Land Surveying Certificate (PLS) at Wentworth Institute of Technology is intended for professionals currently working in the land surveying field, who are seeking to become a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts. Learn field measurement, survey calculations, evidence gathering and assessment, boundary determination, publication and presentation of final survey results, and the applicability of emerging technologies.

More about the certificate program and schedule:

or call 617-989-4300

Trig-Star for 2013-14:  Visit Your Local High School

MALSCE's Trig-Star Chair, Don Poole, will help you bring Trig-Star and more information about land surveying careers to a high school near you:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10512&pid=10386

STEM Ambassadors Needed for 6th Grade Visits Through DIGITS

DIGITS is a sixth grade classroom program pairing STEM professionals - people like you who work in science, engineering and technology - with sixth grade classrooms across the state to increase students’ interest in math and science and many exciting career choices available to them.

DIGITS is affliliated with The Engineering Center Education Trust and MALSCE.


Volunteer & Morewww.digits.us.com

Subscribe to NSPS News and Views - a weekly E-news bulletin

Subscribe online, even if you are not a current NSPS member.  View back issues. Link to sign up:   http://multibriefs.com/optin.php?nsps

NSPS Radio Hour

Each Monday at 11 AM:  This weekly show features national speakers with Host Curt Sumner on key issues affecting surveyors nationwide.  Listen live, 11 AM Eastern:  www.americaswebradio.com    Click the listen icon on the home page


Past Shows:   http://www.radiosandysprings.com/showpages/ACSM.php

Key Dates

See  www.malsce.org  for details


3/7- 3/8/2014, MALSCE 2014 Annual Convention  


3/16-3/22, 2014, Celebrate National Surveyors Week with NSPS


4/3-4/5, 2014, Structures Congress 2014 - April 3-5 In Boston - Registration Open
MALSCE is a cooperating organization of Structures Congress 2014 at Sheraton Boston Hotel and Hynes Convention Center - the premier event for structural engineers.


5/13/2014, Engineers and Land Surveyors Day at the State House




9/10-12, 2014:  Northeast Surveying Societies Conference and Convention, VSLS 50th Anniversary Celebration, 2014 NESS Meeting & Conference, Sheraton Conference Center, South Burlington, VT,  http://www.vsls.org/


Edited by Abbie Goodman for MALSCE, agoodman@engineers.org




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