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Land Description Workshop

Presenter: Barry Savage

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Land Descriptions Basics
Friday, April 20, 2018, 9:00 - 10:30 AM CDT

   Land survey systems

   Research techniques

   Purpose of a description

   Reading a survey drawing

   Importance of intent


Interpreting Land Descriptions
Friday, April 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

   How to measure versus what to measur

   Precision and accuracy (Theory)

   Evidence

   Determining what controls a description

   Original surveys and first surveys


Writing Land Descriptions
Friday, April 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

   Precision and accuracy (Applied)

   Metes and bounds

   Public land system

   Strip descriptions and easements

   Handling curves




Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.


GoToWebinar system requirements:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.12 (Sierra)

Web Browser:
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+

Internet connection:                   Hardware:
Minimum of 1Mbps                       2GB RAM or more

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors

Professional Engineers:
     4.5 PDHs/CE Hours

Professional Land Surveyors:
     4.5 PDHs/CE Hours



Continuing Education Credit Information

Each of these webinars offer professional engineers and professional land surveyors 1.5 professional development/continuing education hours. These webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional land surveyors and engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is also an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional land surveyors and engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is also an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

In order to obtain a continuing education certificate, each licensed participant must be logged on to his or her own computer and complete a quiz following each presentation. Certificates cannot be issued to multiple participants on one computer.

* The Land Descriptions Basics webinar was not approved in Texas.

Speakers:

Barry Savage

Survey Products Group Manager with Tennessee Valley Authority in Chattanooga, TN
Mr. Savage is currently manager of the Survey Products group at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Prior to his service at TVA he was in private survey practice for 10 years specializing in dispute resolution and expert witness services. He has surveyed several disputed state boundaries to resolve jurisdictional conflicts. Mr. Savage is an adjunct professor at Cleveland State Community College where he teaches courses in boundary law, geodesy, GIS, and surveying fundamentals. He has researched and retraced the historical surveys of Henry David Thoreau and has published several articles on the subject. Mr. Savage teaches exam review and continuing education seminars at various state and local conferences across the country. He has served as director of production for Cook and Spencer Consultants in Chattanooga. Mr. Savage was senior designer at Psi Consulting Engineers where he worked on structural and environmental design. And, he was a survey supervisor at Whitfield Engineering in Dalton, Georgia. Mr. Savage received his B.S. degree, with high honors, in civil engineering technology from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $225.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $200.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.