JOIN US IN CHARLOTTE FOR THE 2020 CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW
FEBRUARY 6TH - 8TH, 2020
Join us at the Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel for the 2020 Conference. It is an ideal time to become acquainted with the NCSS leadership, network with others in the surveying profession, learn from nationally recognized instructors and see the latest technology from exhibitors. This year we have new registration options to help you get what you pay for. We will also have live entertainment both Thursday and Friday night!
Thursday, February 6th
7:00am Registration & Breakfast
8:00am - 12:00pm Education (4 PDHs)
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch with Plat Awards
1:30pm - 5:30pm Education (4 PDHs)
5:30pm - 6:30pm New Board/New Licensee Reception
6:00pm - 8:00pm Exhibit Hall Opens with Live Entertainment (Heavy Appetizers & Drinks Served)
Friday, February 7th
7:30am Exhibit Hall Opens (Registration & Breakfast)
9:00am Short Courses (.5PHD)
11:00am Short Courses (.5PDH)
12:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch with NCBEES /General Membership Meeting (1 PDH)
2:45pm Grand Prize Drawing
3:00pm - 4:00pm Education (1 PDH)
5:30pm - 6:30pm Past Presidents Reception
6:30pm - 10:00pm Awards Banquet (Live Entertainment)
Saturday, February 8th
8:00am Board Meeting
New Registration Options!
|APEX Conference Registration without Guest Includes...|
|APEX Conference Registration with Guest Includes...|
|BENCHMARK Conference Registration without Guest Includes...|
BENCHMARK Conference Registration with Guest Includes...
|CONTROL Registration without Guest Includes...|
|DEVELOPMENT Registration without Guest Includes...|
|*Tickets for the grand prize drawing are only included for Apex, Benchmark & Development Conference Registrants. You must be present during the drawing on Friday to win.|
Vendor Registration - call the office at 919-556-9848. tabletops available.
no booths available inside exhibit hall. all booths are taken!
2020 GRand Prize Drawing
This year's grand prize will be a John Deere Gator XUV560E (Model Year 2020).
The drawing will take place on Friday afternoon in the exhibit hall. You must be present to win.
The number of entries is based on your registration type. Click Here for Details of Prize
We will be offering multiple instructors and topics on Thursday with a morning session and an afternoon session. You will select the sessions you would like to attend on Thursday, there is no preregistration necessary. With this many choices, you are sure to find topics that interest you. Click Here for Course Descriptions & Instructor Bios
|Morning Sessions||8:00am - 12:00pm|
|Topic (Select One)||Instructor(s)|
|New Datum & NCGS||Scott Lokken & Gary Thompson|
|Customer Service = Client Retention||Robert Bailey|
|History of the English System||Timothy Guisewhite|
|Topics (Select One)||Instructor(s)|
|New Datum & NCGS||Scott Lokken & Gary Thompson|
|The Theory of Sales Part 1||Robert Bailey|
|NCBEES Policies & Ethics||NCBEES|
|All Day Session||8:00am-5:30pm|
Foundational Surveying Principles & Calculations
FRIDAY SHORT COURSES
|Topic (Select One Each)||Instructor(s)|
|Short Course 1 - Establishing DOT Baselines||David Lee|
|Short Course 1 - Trimble Business Center||Mark White|
|Short Course 2 - 2019 Legislative Changes: Effects Upon Surveyors' Liability||Steve Yuhasz|
|Short Course 2 - Power Transmission Modeling Using Remote Sensing Data||Paul Badr|
|NCBEES Lunch & General Membership Meeting||Andrew Ritter & Mike Benton|
|Short Course 3 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Female Pioneers of Surveying Share their Perspective||Toynia Gibbs, Peggy Fersner, Linda Thurman & Julie McDonald|
Old Man Mafia will kick off the exhibit hall on Thursday night
with all of your favorite southern rock, blues and country music.
Bring your dance shoes for Friday night!
We will enjoy some 70s & 80s dance music
Enter your best plats from 2019 in this year's Plat Competition! Our Annual Plat Competition provides you the opportunity to gain recognition among your peers and the chance to bring home $100 for the Best Overall Plat! Entries must be received by the NCSS Office on or before January 16, 2020. You do not need to be present to win, but we would love to have you join us for this year's Conference & Trade Show. Winners will be announced at Conference. May the best plat win! Click Here for Full Detail.
This year's President's Charity Choice is the Oligo Nation. Oligodendroglioma is a currently incurable form of brain cancer. It is most often diagnosed in people between the ages of 20 and 40. Roughly 17,000 Americans are living with it today. Oligo Nation is a community-driven non-profit that is focused on funding medical research that can lead to new, more effective treatments in the next 5 years. We are patient-led and have raised $1.3M in the past 5 years, with 90% of donations being spent on research. Click Here for More Details
Hilton Charlotte University Place
8629 J M Keynes Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
Click Here for Online Reservations
OR Call 704-547-7444
Group Code: NCSURV
Room Rate: $134/night. Rates are guaranteed until January 17, 2020.