2015 Surveyors' Conference

  • 11 Jan 2015
  • 5:00 PM
  • 14 Jan 2015
  • 4:00 PM
  • Hershey Lodge


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Discount expires 12/12/2014. Must log-in to receive Member discount.
  • No discounted registration cost
  • Discount for companies with 3 or more attendees. Email Laurie at psls@psls.org with a list of registrants to receive a discount code worth $45 off each attendee’s registration cost.
  • Includes Lunch
  • Includes Lunch
  • Includes Lunch
  • Members of professional organizations in the geospatial or related fields (NSPS, AAGS, GLIS,PSPE) may receive a discount equal to the PSLS member discount by obtaining the registration code from their society.
  • Members of professional organizations in the geospatial or related fields (NSPS, AAGS, GLIS,PSPE) may receive a discount equal to the PSLS member discount by obtaining the registration code from their society.
  • Free registration with sponsorship
  • Non-member Students

2015 Surveyors' Conference


On-site registration is available. If you plan to register on site, please plan to arrive early so that your registration can be completed before classes begin.

The PSLS conference is designed to offer educational and networking opportunities to surveyors and others interested in surveying-related industries. Structured workshops present a wide range of learning objectives, including GIS, stormwater, ALTA/ACSM, laser scanning, ethics, Boundary101, and more. This year, we have 51 options listed on the matrix that are designed to benefit novices and seasoned professionals. Vendors will be available in the exhibit hall to discuss the latest equipment, technology, and trends - be sure to stop by to speak with them during breaks!

The following workshops are now closed to registration:

  • 104 - Survey Cost Analysis
  • 303 - Erosion & Sediment Control
  • 304 - Infiltrating Stormwater
  • 404 - PA Map Data
  • 503 - Analyzing Positional Accuracy
  • 504 - Measurements on Trial
  • 505 - Using GNSS for Site & Control Surveying
  • 506 - Using OPUS
  • 507 - GPS Technical Aspects
  • 605 - Geodesy & Datums
  • 703 - Civil 3D Survey Essentials, Part 1
  • 704 - Civil 3D Survey Essentials, Part 2
  • 706 - 3D Data Preparation
  • 801 - Railroad Surveying  & Construction
  • 804 - Floodplain Analysis for Surveyors
  • 805 - Flood Elevation Certificates, Part 1
  • 806 - Flood Elevation Certificates, Part 2

Brochure (page turn) | Brochure (PDF)

Workshop Matrix

Spouse Program

Workshop Descriptions


Schedule of Activities

Conference Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration

Plat Competition

Participants are responsible for their own lodging. A block of rooms has been reserved at Hershey Lodge. Rooms will be held until December 12, 2014. To make reservations, contact Hershey Lodge 

Fees and Registration
PSLS Members: $680 early (if postmarked by December 12, 2014), $740 regular; Other Prof. Assn. Members: $680 early (if postmarked by December 12, 2014), $740 regular; NSPS, AAGS, GLIS, PSPE or member of other professional society in the geospatial of related fields (contact appropriate professional society for registration code). Non-members: $825 early (if postmarked by December 12, 2014), $880 regular; Student: $305. Multiple Registrations: $625 member, $780 non-member; 3 or more from same company (contact PSLS for discount code). One-day Registration: $405, includes instruction, lunch, and breaks. Breakfast and dinner are NOT included for a one-day registration. They may be purchased separately.

Fee Includes: Instruction; Sunday buffet; Monday and Tuesday evening banquets; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday breakfasts; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday lunches; and beverage breaks.

To register, complete our online application or complete the enclosed registration form and return to PSLS by December 12, 2014, for the early registration fee. Late registrations must be received by January 5, 2015. Faxed registrations must be accompanied by payment information. If you choose to pay by credit card via telephone, please fax your registration form prior to calling. You will be notified promptly of any cancellations, schedule, or program changes.

Spouse Program
$100 per person. Meals at Hershey Lodge are breakfast for $25, lunch for $35 and dinner for $50 per person. Meals for spouses are not included with registration except Monday lunch.

Refund and Cancellation Policies
Refunds of the full conference registration fee will be made for cancellations received in writing by December 19, 2014. After that, the individual or organization will be held responsible for the fee. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. Anyone who is registered but cannot attend may send a substitute.

PSLS Policies
Access - If you anticipate needing special accommodations due to a physical challenge, or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact PSLS at (717) 540-6811 before your visit.

Course/Activity CancellationPSLS may cancel or postpone any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, PSLS will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Certificates - Certificates of completion will be issued only to individuals signing each course attendance sheet. If a workshop has more than one session you MUST attend ALL SESSIONS to receive credit for the workshop. PARTIAL CREDIT WILL NOT BE GIVEN.

Continuing Education Credits -- Pennsylvania: No pre-approval is available for CE credits.  Delaware: No pre-approval. The Delaware Board has recently voted to accept professional development hours sponsored by professional societies in DE, MD, NJ, & PA. New Jersey: Workshop outlines have been submitted to the registration boards for certification. Maryland: A written summary or quiz will be required at the end of most courses for those seeking Maryland Type A credit. New York: PSLS is an approved NYSED sponsor; approved courses will be posted on the PSLS website. Other States: Individuals must apply to other states on their own. There is no guarantee that workshops will be approved. Course credit for all states is the responsibility of the individual licensee.

For More Information

Conference Registration
801 East Park Drive
Suite 107
Harrisburg, PA 17111

Phone: (717) 540-6811
Fax: (717) 540-6815

Program Content
John G. Fuehrer II, PE, PLS
Fuehrer Associates, Ltd.
Box 541, 345 West Main St.
Ephrata, PA 17522

Phone: (717) 733-9658
Fax: (717) 738-1735

P: 717.441.6057 | F: 717.236.2046 | psls@psls.org
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