IAAO 601 November 14-18

In conjunction with the NC Association of Assessment Officials (NCAAO) the NCPMA will be offering IAAO Course 601 — Cadastral Mapping Methods and Applications from November 14-18, 2016 at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons. This class will be held in conjunction with the NCAAO Fall Conference going on there simultaneously.

Online Registration (through cVent)

The cost for this course is $550. The instructor will be Roger Gilliam, CAE. Course 601 is one of the requirements for the IAAO CMS (Cadastral Mapping Specialist) Designation. IAAO Courses 101 and 600 are recommended to be taken before this course, but are not required prerequisites. Anyone who has completed both levels of NCPMA Mapping School should be able to handle this content without much difficulty.The course description from IAAO follows:

Course 601 – Cadastral Mapping Methods & Applications

Cadastral Mapping-Methods and Applications is intended to be a continuation of the mapping science curriculum. It exposes students to aspects of protocol and legal principles that are not covered in Course 600.  This course utilizes lectures, classroom discussion and exercises to emphasize the main concepts and procedures taught during the week.
Recommended: Course 101, Course 600 – 30 hours CE

Contact Tina Stone (Tina.Stone@ncdor.gov) or Kevin Locklear (Kevin.Locklear@wakegov.com) with questions.


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Fall Conference 2016 Info Available

2016 Fall Conference will be held October 4-7 at the Embassy Suites Greensboro Airport.

More details can be found at the 2016 Fall Conference Page (also accessible under “Events and Registration” in the menu above). Registration forms are not available yet, but should be soon.

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Spring Workshops 2016

The NC Secretary of State’s Land Records Division in cooperation with other state agencies and the NCPMA are proud to announce this year’s Spring Land Records Workshops to be held at seven locations across the state.

Workshops are free to any Government Employee or NCPMA Member, and $25 for all others (or join NCPMA for $25 per year)

Registration form NCPMA Spring Workshop 2016 Final

Workshops run from 8:00am-5:00pm with an hour for lunch on your own starting at noon.

Dates and Locations

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Mapping School 2016

2016 Mapping School will be held August 15-19 at the Crowne Plaza in Asheville.

More details, as well as registration forms can be found at the 2016 Mapping School Page (also accessible under “Events and Registration” in the menus above and to the right).

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Census BAS Workshops

A Free Training by US Census for the Boundary and Annexation Survey will be February 24 in Statesville and February 25 Goldsboro. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall will give the opening remarks.

North Carolina Secretary of State the Honorable Elaine F. Marshall in conjunction with the US Census Bureau, the North Carolina League of Municipalities, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and the Governor’s Census Liaison Bob Coats are proud to announce that North Carolina has been selected to receive two 4-hour training sessions on the new free Geographic Update Partnership Software (GUPS).

While these workshops will primarily address the reporting of municipal boundaries for the Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS), GUPS will be used by US Census for reporting addresses, proposed redistricting blocks, etc for the foreseeable future. Continue reading

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Plat Review Officer Workshops Fall 2015

The Land Records Management Division of the NC Department of the Secretary of State in conjunction with the North Carolina Property Mappers Association is holding a series of four-hour plat review officer workshops around the state. Continue reading

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2015 Fall Conference Agenda

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

1:00PM – 1:15PM        President’s Welcome — Kevin Locklear
1:15PM – 1:30PM        Keynote Address
1:30PM – 2:15PM        Jay Williams  (jay.williams@ctt.com) — Transfers other than by deed
2:15PM – 2:45PM        Pam Carver — Seamless Parcels
2:45PM – 3:00PM        Break
3:00PM – 3:30PM        David Adinolfi (dadinolfi@ncdoj.gov) — Scofflaws and ne’er do wells
3:30PM – 4:15PM        Carter Vickery  (Carter.Vickery@wakegov.com) — Open Data
4:15PM – 5:00PM       Kent Rothrock (kentrothrock@hotmail.com)  Highland Mapping, Inc

5:30PM – 6:30PM      President’s social, poster session, and costume contest

Thursday, October 1, 2015

 8:30AM – 9:00AM       Views from other counties
Josh Norwood – Pender County
Katie Doherty – Rutherford County
9:00AM – 10:15AM     NCPMA Business Meeting
10:15AM – 10:30AM    Break with vendors
10:30AM – 11:00AM    John Stemke  (stemkej@jhsdoc.com) — Outsource or keep in-house?
11:00AM – 1:00PM      Lunch with vendors
1:00PM – 1:45PM      Roscoe Reeve — 35 years of mapping in North Carolina
1:45PM – 2:30PM         Kristian Forslin (kristianforslin@ncrr.com) — NCRR’s Corridor Management Program
2:30PM – 3:00PM         Vendor showcase
3:00PM – 3:15PM         Break with Vendors
3:15PM – 5:00PM         Tom Morgan PLS  (tmorgan@sosnc.com)
Erin Lesh NCDOT (ealesh@ncdot.gov)
Nancy von Meyer  (nancy@fairview-industries.com)
                                           Municipal boundaries as a state-wide layer

6:00PM – 7:00PM          Pre-Banquet Social & Mapping School Highlights
7:00PM – 9:00PM          Dinner & Awards Banquet
9:00PM – 1:00AM          Dance & Entertainment with Sharpe Pursuits Inc

Friday, October 2, 2015

 8:30AM – 9:30AM          NCPMA Committees — How to get involved
     Costume Contest winners, Poster session winners, Door prizes
9:30AM – 10:15AM       Artie Robinson  (arobinson@esri.com) — ESRI Updates
10:15AM –10:30AM       Break
10:30AM –11:15AM       Sara Wray NCDOT (sbwray@ncdot.gov) — NCDOT changes
11:15AM – noon              Ted Cisine (tcisine@clteairport.com) — Airport mapping, the little cousin of Property mapping

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