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National Surveyors Conference 2016

Edmonton, Alberta

NATIONAL SURVEYORS’ CONFERENCE 2016

Wednesday, May 4 – Friday, May 6, 2016

Sutton Place Hotel

Edmonton Alberta

Gateway North: Traversing the currents

 May 3, Tuesday

11:00am – 5:00pm

Registration desk opens

May 4, Wednesday

TRADE SHOW WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

8:00am

Registration Desk opens

8:30am – 9:00am

Opening Ceremonies

9:00am – 12:00pm

Seminar: Exploring the Coordinate Cadastre in Canada

Brian Maloney, The Future of Digital Coordinate Based Surveys

Jason Bond and Calvin Klatt, Geodetic Surveys to Support Coordinate Cadastre

Mike Thomson, Challenges of Using a Coordinate Cadastre in a Region of High Tectonic Activity

Ravi Shrivastava, Hybrid Cadastre in Alberta

Scott Partridge, The ALSA and the Alberta Hybrid Cadastre

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch with Denis Hains, Director of CHS, Ocean Understanding: Bottom Up

1:15pm – 4:30pm

Seminar: Exploring the Coordinate Cadastre in Canada (Continued)

Izaak de Rijcke, Lawyer, OLS, Four Point Learning, A Legal Framework for Embracing Boundary Location Using Only Coordinates

Dr. Brian Ballantyne, SGB, Social Implications of a Coordinate Cadastre

To be announced, Staking Mining Claims On-line

Open Forum

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Ice breaker

9:00pm – Midnight

Hospitality Suite

May 5, Thursday

TRADE SHOW WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

8:00am

Registration desk opens

8:30am – 12:00pm

Seminar: The CLS in the Offshore

Shelley Leighton, Various Roles of the Offshore Surveyor

Jean Gagnon, Deputy Surveyor General SGB, Canada Oil and Gas Land Division System

TBA, Canada’s Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI) and Integration into a Marine Cadastral Information System

Jean Gagnon, Deputy Surveyor General SGB, Why a Marine Cadastre is Important for Canada

Bruce Calderbank, Canada Lands and 63 Potentially Fixed Grid Areas

Bruce Calderbank, ACLS Hydrographic Surveying Certification Program

8:30am – 12:00pm

Seminar: Surveys - Providing a Foundation for Development on Aboriginal Lands

To be announced, Surveys for Oil and Gas on Aboriginal Reserves

To be announced, Use of GIS and Land Uses Plan on an Aboriginal Reserve

Lars Duck Chief, Siksika First Nation

Lise Steele, We Wai Kai Nation, Challenges Faced by First Nations

Joe Iles, Update on the Activities of the ACLS Aboriginal Engagement Committee

Graeme Sandy, Lars Duck Chief and Lise Steele, Open Forum on the Challenges Facing Aboriginal Communities

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Lunch with presentations of new commissions and the David Thompson Awards. Keynote speaker will be Chief Louie, Westbank

1:30pm – 4:30pm

ACLS Business Meeting

6:30pm – 10:00pm

Dinner theatre and performance of HAIR at the Mayfield Theatre

9:00pm – Midnight

Hospitality Suite

May 6, Friday

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

9:00am – 12:00pm

ACLS Business Meeting

 

Accompanying Persons Schedule

May 3, Tuesday

11:00am – 5:00pm

Registration desk opens

May 4, Wednesday

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

8:30am – 9:00am

Opening Ceremonies

9:30am – 11:30am

Visit to the Muttart Conservatory

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch with Denis Hains, Director of CHS, Ocean Understanding: Bottom Up

2:30pm – 4:00pm

High Tea in the Confederation of the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Ice breaker

9:00pm – Midnight

Hospitality Suite

May 5, Thursday

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

9:30am – 11:30am

Shopping at the West Edmonton Mall and Edmonton City Centre

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Lunch with presentations of new commissions and the David Thompson Awards. Keynote speaker will be Chief Louie, Westbank

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Visit to Edmonton’s Art District including Art Gallery of Alberta, Citadel Theatre, City Hall and the Winspear Centre

6:30pm – 10:00pm

Dinner theatre and performance of HAIR at the Mayfield Theatre

9:00pm – Midnight

Hospitality Suite

May 6, Friday

Please note that no breakfast will be served to delegates and guests

9:00am – 11:00am

Tour of the Barr Estate Winery

Sutton Place Hotel

Edmonton, Alberta

Toll Free: 1- 866-378-8866

Remember to mention "National Surveyors’ Conference" when registering!

Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 to Friday, May 6, 2016