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NCEES Materials

NCEES Task Force Materials

NCEES Task Force Materials

This archive contains materials related to the multi-organization Task Force (MOTF) on the Model Law on Surveying and various reference materials published by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).  Caution--Not all material included below is a product of the MOTF, but all of it relates to the work of the MOTF.

The number in the left column is the year and month the material was first released.  Documents are listed in reverse chronological order.


04-03 NCEES Model Law for Surveying: Changes Affecting the GIS/LIS Community -- March 28, 2004 GIS-T 2004 Conference  (125K)
The above link leads to a PDF version of the Microsoft PowerPoint slides and workbook provided to attendees at the GIS-T 2004 workshop in Rapid City, SD by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
04-01 Links to the NCEES Model Law and the Model Rules as revised by NCEES during August 2003.  These versions reflect the input of the MOTF and represent significant milestones in the ongoing dialogue within the geospatial community concerning licensing of professional activities.

03-11 Multi-Organizational Reactions to Changes in the NCEES Model Law -- November 11, 2003 Washington DC  (230K)
The above link leads to a PDF version of the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the MAPPS Licensing Summit in Washington, DC by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
03-10

The following links lead to PDF versions of the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used by selected members of the panel presentation to the URISA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia October 15, 2003 on the subject of the NCEES Model Law for Surveying.

Bruce Joffe (470K)
Mike Ritchie
(100K)
James Plasker
(240K)

03-03

The following links lead to PDF versions of the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used by selected members of the panel presentation to the GITA Conference in San Antonio, Texas March 4, 2003 on the subject of the NCEES Model Law for Surveying.

Bruce Joffe (262K)
Susan Carson Lambert (540K)
James Plasker
(230K)

03-02 Changes to the NCEES Model Law Affecting GIS Practitioners -- February 20, 2003 North Carolina GIS Conference  (280K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the NCGIS Conference in Winston-Salem, North Carolina by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator

02-10 Licensing and Certification -- October 10, 2002 Central New York Region of ASPRS Fall Meeting  (140K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the NYSGIS Fall Conference in Syracuse, New York by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
02-10 Licensing and Certification -- October 9, 2002 Potomac Region of ASPRS GeoTech 2002 Meeting  (150K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the GeoTech 2002 Meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
02-05 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- May 10, 2002 North Carolina Chapter of ASPRS (NCASPRS) Annual Meeting Workshop (190K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the NCASPRS Annual Meeting Workshops in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
02-04 Draft Preliminary Report of the (internal) NCEES Task Force for Model Law for Surveying (Word format (90K). Also available in PDF format (40K)
The above links lead to the draft preliminary report of an NCEES task force that deliberated issues raised by the two reports of the multi-organization task force issued in 1997 and 2000 and related concerns voiced by various state boards.  The NCEES task force operated during 2001-2002, and their report is being briefed to the four NCEES Zones during spring 2002 and will be considered by the Council during their summer 2002 meetings.

01-08 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- August 3-4, 2001 NCEES Annual Meeting Workshop (320K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the NCEES Annual Meeting Workshops in Little Rock, Arkansas by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
01-03 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- March 19, 2001 NSPS Registration Boards Forum (135K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the NSPS Registration Boards Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator

00-10 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- October 31,2000 Licensing Data/Licensing People Conference Briefing (200k)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the Licensing Data/Licensing People Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
00-10 GIS/LIS Addendum to the Report of the Task Force on the NCEES Model Law for Surveying (MS Word format)
The above link leads to the full text of the 2000 Task Force report to NCEES on the Model Law for Surveying. The report document is also available in PDF format (300K).
00-10 The Roles for Land Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps (80K)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used in a presentation to the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) on October 2, 2000, by Bruce Joffe, URISA representative to the Task Force.
00-07 "GIS vs. Survey--Who is Responsible for What?" published in GeoWorld magazine
The above link leads to an article in the July 2000 issue of GeoWorld magazine written by Bruce Joffe, URISA representative to the Task Force.
00-07 "Defining the GIS Profession" published in GeoInfoSystems magazine
The above link leads to an article in the June 2000 issue of GeoInfoSystems magazine to which several task force members contributed material related to the ongoing task force deliberations.
00-07 The Roles for Land Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps (1.0M)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides use in several recent presentations by Bruce Joffe, URISA representative to the Task Force (superceded by identical subject at 00-10 [see above]).
00-07 The Task Force on the NCEES Model Law on Surveying
This link leads to the July 2000 article published in PE&RS by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator, which provides an update on the status of Task Force activities.
00-03 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- March 20, 2000 Registration Boards Forum Briefing
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the Registration Boards Forum in Little Rock, Arkansas by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
00-02 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- February 22, 2000 NMPS Briefing
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the New Mexico Professional Surveyors Association Conference 2000 by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
00-02 1999 NCEES Model Law: Licensure of Surveyors or Land Surveyors (and Engineers)
The above link leads to the NCEES Model Law reflecting changes adopted at the 1999 NCEES meeting in Buffalo, New York.
00-02 The Roles for Land Surveyors in Developing GIS Basemaps (1.0M)
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides use in several recent presentations by Bruce Joffe, URISA representative to the Task Force (superceded by identical subject at 00-07 [see above]).

99-08 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- August 7, 1999 Briefing to SCSMAC.
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the South Carolina Surveying and Mapping Association by Karen Schuckman, LS, ASPRS representative to the Task Force
99-07 Conversion Is Out, Measurement Is In--Are We Beginning the Surveying and Mapping Era of GIS?
The above link leads to a paper by David Gibson, Director of the University of Florida Geomatics Program. The paper was first published in the March 1999 issue of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping journal Surveying and Land Information Systems, Vol. 59, No. 1, 1999, pp. 69-72. It is published here with the permission of ACSM.
99-07 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- July 12, 1999 NASTC Briefing
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to the North American Surveying Teachers Conference by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
99-06 Task Force on NCEES Model Law for Surveying -- June 23, 1999 UCGIS Briefing
The above link leads to the Microsoft PowerPoint slides used for the presentation to UCGIS by James Plasker, ASPRS Executive Director and Task Force Facilitator
99-06 North Carolina Draft Guidelines on GIS/LIS
This document is currently under consideration by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.  It is designed to guide decisions concerning when the use of GIS/LIS technology constitutes the practice of surveying under North Carolina law.

98-10 1997 Report of the Task Force on the NCEES Model Law for Surveying
This document is the full text of the 1997 Task Force report to NCEES on the Model Law for Surveying.  The document is in Microsoft Word format.
98-10 1998 NCEES Model Law: Chapter II. Licensure of Land Surveyors
The above link leads to the NCEES Model Law reflecting changes adopted at the 1998 NCEES meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. The document is in Microsoft Word format.
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