2017 VAS Fall Seminar & Board Meeting
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Morning Session: Surveying in Tidal Areas Instructor: Ben Stagg Afternoon Session: Improving the Accuracy of your GIS - What's Good Enough? Instructors: Howard S. Hodder, Jr., Matthew D. Warner

9/15/2017 to 9/16/2017
When: Friday, September 15, 2017
Where: Country Inn & Suites Potomac Mills
2621 Prince William Parkway
Woodbridge, Virginia  22192
United States
Contact: Khea Adams

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Hotel Information

Reservations at the Country Inn & Suites Woodbridge/Potomac Mills can be made by calling the hotel's central reservation number at 1-800-830-5220.  Reservations must be made before August 21, 2017 to receive the special VAS discounted rate of $99/night.  *Be sure to mention the group name "Virginia Associate of Surveyors to receive the group rate.  For directions to the hotel, click here.


Schedule of Events


8:00AM - 12:00PM - Tidal Datums

Presenter: Ben Stagg,VMRC

12:00PM - 1:00PM - Lunch

 lunche will be provided.

1:00PM - 5:00PM -  Improving the Accuracy of your GIS - What's Good Enough?

Due to progressing technologies, the level of accuracy and detail for spatial data has been increasing rapidly over the years.  End users are expecting data to meet higher standards to provide for better analysis.  Software and hardware have evolved making higher accuracy data collection more efficient and cost effective.  "Collect it right the first time, analyze it often." This workshop will discuss the uses and issues surrounding the data supporting your modern day GIS.

Presenters: Howard S. Hodder, Jr., MGIS, GISP and Matthew D. Warner, PLS

12:00 PM                - Golf

Montclair Country Club

16500 Edgewood Drive

Montclair, VA 22025

                                  Cost: $49 per person (includes box lunch).

                                 (703) 670 7503 Eric Smith emsmith@montclaircc.com


7:00PM                 - Dinner



8:00AM - 12:00PM - VAS Board of Directors Meeting