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Surveying with UASs and UAVs

Description MALSCE Seminar
Status Open
Number of Days 1
Start Time 8:00 AM
Begin Date 10/21/2016
End Date 10/21/2016
Early Reg: 10/21/2016

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Location name: Clark University MetroWest Campus
Location phone:
City: Southborough
State: MA
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Online Registration is now closed. Please call 617/227-5551 to register.
Friday, October 21, 2016          
Surveying with UASs and UAVs
Sponsored by the MALSCE Professional Development Committee  
Tom Range, COO/Partner, Air-Terra 3D 
Clark University, MetroWest Campus
333 Turnpike Road (Route 9), Southborough, MA (off I-495, Exit 23A)            
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration; 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Seminar
Members*: $200; Non-members: $250  
  * Members of CALS, MSLS, NHLSA, NYSAPLS, REBA, RISPLS and VSLS can attend for the MALSCE Member rate.  
How are drones transforming surveying? Join Tom Range, managing partner and chief operating officer of Air-Terra 3D LLC for this lecture and outdoor demonstration on unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) or drones (also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs). Discussion topics include:
  • An introduction to the use of UASs and surveying applications
  • Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) new small drone rule - known as Part 107 - became effective on August 29, 2016. We'll discuss this rule and what happened to the Section 333 exemption grant in use by some firms
Then, we'll step outside for some demonstration flights with data collection, small data set workflow, and how you process data.
Tom Range, Air-Terra 3D LLC
Tom Range is the managing partner and COO of Air-Terra 3D LLC, a UAS/UAV Lockheed Martin reseller and services provider located in Meredith, New Hampshire. Mr. Range spent the last year with a national distribution company as their UAS/UAV manager promoting, selling and training customers on the Lockheed Martin product. With a background in civil engineering and surveying prior to focusing on UAS/UAV technology Mr. Range had been promoting the latest survey/engineering technologies in New England for the prior 17 years with a major GPS/equipment automation supplier.      
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Registration Information  
Registration fees are $200/person for MALSCE members and $250/person for non-members. See form for details. Registration fee includes a continental breakfast, two snack breaks, lunch and all seminar handouts. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.                                      
Registration deadline is Friday, October 14, 2016. No refunds will be given after this date. No-shows will be billed. Seminar registrations will be accepted via fax, mail or online. Fax your registration to 617/227-6783. Mail your registration form and check (payable to "MALSCE") to: MALSCE, The Engineering Center, One Walnut Street, Boston, MA 02108-3616. Use Visa, MasterCard or American Express to register online.To register online for this seminar at the MALSCE member rate, login using your MALSCE assigned username and password. If you do not know your member login information or if you need help registering call 617/227-5551.                                        
Continuing Education: This seminar is worth 6.5 professional development hours (subject to state-specific exclusions; seek clarification from appropriate state authorities). All seminar participants will receive a certificate documenting attendance at the end of the seminar. Please complete the registration form with your legal name; address and other contact information so that you will be properly identified on the certificate.  
Tax Information: Expenses incurred for education undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills (including travel, meals and lodging) may be tax-deductible.  
Location: Clark University, MetroWest Campus, 333 Turnpike Road (Route 9), Southborough, MA 01772                                      

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