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MALSCE News - Week of February 21, 2011

Type:  Featured News  

News and Upcoming Events from the

Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE)


To register online for 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 Bailey Boykan at 617/227-5551 or  bboykan@engineers.org


MALSCE's PLS and SIT Refresher Courses on March 12 at The Engineering Center in Boston:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10635&pid=10386


Save the Date:  MALSCE Seminar on Prequalifying for MassDOT Work - 3-25:  Details To Be Announced


MassDOT Highway Division Prequalification Process Updated for Surveyor Services:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10645&pid=10386 


NGS Open Webinar about the Change in the CORS Coordinates, 2/25 at 1 PM, open to MALSCE:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10643&pid=10386


From NSPS:   There are reports of potential action by the Governor of Texas that would disband the Board of Professional Land Surveyors.  The licensing Board and the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) are working to find a workable resolution to the issue.  The best source for up-to-date info is the website:  www.tsps.org   TSPS is posting legislative updates as they become available.


NSPS Plans NSPS Surveying USA Events for 3-19-2011; 

Contact Don Poole to learn more about how you can help with this event in your town:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10603&pid=10386


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.live.getfused.com/index.cfm?cdid=10512&pid=10386


DIGITS Program Seeks MALSCE Volunteers This Week- Especially from Eastern MA - for 6th Grade Classroom Visits. Help to grow the future of land surveying: 



The ACSM Radio Hour each Monday at 11 AM features national speakers with Host Curt Sumner for a discussion of key issues affecting surveyors nationwide.  Listen to past shows in the archive:  http://www.radiosandysprings.com/showpages/ACSM.php


Key Dates  (see http://www.malsce.org for details)

2/25/2011, 1: 00 PM, NGS Open Webinar about the Change in the CORS Coordinates, open to MALSCE,  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10643&pid=10386


3/2/2011, 6:30 PM, MALSCE Berkshire Chapter Dinner Meeting, The Rainbow Restaurant, 109 First Street, Pittsfield, MA,   http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA_BRKSHR_03-2-11 


3/9/2011, MALSCE Central Mass. Chapter Dinner Meeting at Verona Grill, Shrewsbury, Details to be confirmed,   http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MAL_CMALS_3-9-2011


3/10/2011, MALSCE Cape Cod Chapter Dinner Meeting at Barbyann's Restaurant, Hyannis, Details to be confirmed,  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MAL_CAPE_3-10-11


3/12/2011,  MALSCE PLS and SIT Refresher Courses, The Engineering Center in Boston, http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10635&pid=10386


3/19/2011, NSPS Surveying USA Events Planned: Contact Don Poole:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10603&pid=10386


3/25/2011, 8:00 AM, MALSCE Seminar on Prequalifying for MassDOT Work: Details to be announced


3/26/2011, 9:00 AM, MALSCE Board Meeting, The Engineering Center, Boston, MA


4/8/2011,  MALSCE Seminar:  Business and Employment Law with Colleen Nevin, Details: TBA


4/26/2011,  3:00 PM, MALSCE Board Teleconference Meeting


4/29/2011, MALSCE Seminar:  ALTA/ACSM LTS Standards, with Gary Kent,  Details:  TBA


4/29/2011, Registration Deadline for Design Professionals Day at the State House


5/4 - 5/5/2011, Construction Career Days in Massachusetts:  http://www.engineers.org/index.cfm?pid=10502


5/4, 5/5 and 5/6/2011, Briefing Sessions for Design Professionals Day at the State House:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10641&pid=10386
5/10/2011,  Design Professionals Day at the State House:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10641&pid=10386


5/20/2011, MALSCE Seminar:  Massachusetts Highway Law, with F. Sydney Smithers, IV, Details:  TBA
5/21/2011, MALSCE Board Meeting, Schofield Brothers, Framingham, MA


6/18/2011, 9:00 AM, MALSCE Board Meeting, The Engineering Center, Boston, MA


6/TBA/2011:  MALSCE Seminar:  Survey Project Management: Set-Up and Organization with Rich Vannozzi, Details: TBA


9/15-16/2011  VSLS 2011 Annual Conference at Killington Grand Hotel,  http://www.vsls.org/


9/23-24/2011, SAVE THE DATE:  MALSCE 2011 Convention on Cape Cod, at the Cape Codder in Hyannis, Details, TBA


11/4/2011,  CALS 2011 Convention, http://ctsurveyors.org/

See  www.malsce.org  for more on these events and news you can use. 




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