Category Archives: Talks

Event: San Diego “Determining Land Boundaries” Workshop

Landon Blake, the owner of Redefined Horizons, will be teaching a workshop entitled “Determining Land Boundaries” in San Diego, California on September 9, 2016. The workshop will be managed by Half Moon Workshops. Details on the time and specific location will be coming soon. You can learn more about the “Determining Land Boundaries” Workshop here. […]

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Extra Bits: Additional SketchUp Links

I got a few really good questions from suveyors during my workshop on Conceptual 3D modeling in Trimble SketchUp today. My friend Dane asked about using SketchUp to understand shadows on a site. Another surveyor asked about working with terrain models, and a third surveyor asked about using building photos to create models. I promised […]

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Workshop Program: GIS Basics for Land Surveyors

GIS is becoming a more important tool for land surveyors and their clients. As geospatial data becomes more abundant, data management and analysis skills are critical to producing value. In this workshop you’ll learn the basics of GIS and consider when it can be successfully applied in your land surveying practice. The challenges of moving […]

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Workshop Program: Phasing Boundary Surveys to Reduce Profit Risk

The traditional approaches to boundary surveys used by many land surveyors makes little business sense. They expose the surveyor to unnecessary risk of reduced profit or financial loss. In this seminar we examine three (3) of these traditional approaches and discuss why they don’t work from a business perspective. We then consider what land surveyors […]

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