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Presenter: Mark D. Jones, PE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: White Plains, NY

Crowne Plaza White Plains
66 Hale Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-682-0050

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This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm


Aerial Mapping Program Overview

UAS-Drone Platforms

   Types of UAS/sUAS platforms
   Uses of drone technology
   Cameras
   UAS costs


 UAS Mapping Principles

   General aerial photography
   Ortho-photos
   Photogrammetry
   Terrain modeling
   3D models
   LiDAR point clouds and scanning
   GIS dataset acquisition


History and Development of the UAS Platforms

UAS Photogrammetry – Principles and Procedures

   Photogrammetry basics
   GPS and coordinate systems
   Data georeferencing
   Survey control
   Data acquisition
   Post processing and adjustments


Post Processing – Software Applications

   Basic data requirements
   Computer hardware
   Commercial software applications
      Pix4D
      DroneDeploy
      AutoDesk
      Others


Demonstration of Small Photogrammetry Project

   Live demonstration of a small project using Pix4D


FAA Commercial UAS Regulations

   Commercial use activities
   FAA Part 107 licensing requirements
   Flight regulations for UAS
   Airspace restrictions


FAA Knowledge Test – General Overview

   Primer on the FAA Part 107 knowledge test
   Knowledge test areas of study
   Do I need to be a pilot?
   General do’s and don’ts of UAS operations
   Commercial operator liability considerations

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors

Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in all states and 6.5 PDHs to professional land surveyors in most states, including New York.

HalfMoon Education is approved by New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying as a continuing education provider for engineers and land surveyors (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).

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

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Mark D. Jones, PE

 Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Hartech Engineering was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. The firm is headed by Mark D. Jones, PE, who brings over 25 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions. Mr. Jones provides client consultation, project scoping, cost and service agreement documents, along with overall land development budgeting, project invoicing, staff assignment and supervision. He also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones earned his BSCE degree in Military Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

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