Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists (MAPSS)
2016 Winter Technical & Business Meeting
Friday, December 2, 2016 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Continuing Education & Conference Center at the U of M, St. Paul Campus – St. Paul, Minnesota
Advances in Soil Mapping and Classification Techniques
Join us for the annual MAPSS Winter Technical Event (including the most beloved MAPSS business meeting)!
Professional Development Hours: 6.0
Topics & Speakers
The 3D Elevation Program (3DEP)
Ron Wencl USGS
UAV Technology in Environmental Studies
Greg Emerick Sentera
UAS Applications in Agriculture and Soils
Jon Beck Northland Technical and Community College
Soil Mapping and Statistical Modeling
Environmental Ethics and Aldo Leopold
Rick Bohannon St. Cloud State University
Digital Methods and Soils Classification and Mapping in the Superior National Forest
Roger Risley MLRA Soil Survey
Soil GIS Geodatabases and Spatial Analysis: A Stearns County Example
Dr. Benjamin Richason III St. Cloud State University
MAPSS Business Meeting
A MAPSS business meeting will be held during the conference. All MAPSS members are expected to attend this session.
Lunch will be served by U of M catering. The cost of lunch is included with your registration. Coffee will be available for morning and afternoon breaks. Registration begins at 7:30am. Presentations will begin at 8:00am.
Registration Form – complete and mail this form
Please register and pay by November 21, 2016 to avoid a late registration fee and to help us plan for space and food. You can pay either online using your credit card or PayPal, or by check at http://www.mnsoilscientist.org.
Telephone or e-mail
MAPSS Members $50.00
Non-MAPSS Members $70.00
Late Registration (after November 21, 2016)
MAPSS Members $60.00
Non-MAPSS Members $80.00
Optional PDH Fee $10.00
See explanation of this optional fee, below.
Total Amount Enclosed
Make checks payable to MAPSS and send it, along with this portion of the registration form, to: MAPSS 2016 Winter Technical Meeting
Mr. Bob Whitmyer, MAPSS Treasurer
3990 Fairview Road Rice Lake, MN 55803
Optional PDH Fee
PDH are obtained without paying the $10 PDH fee. However, your attendance at the conference will be certified by MAPSS only by paying this fee. MAPSS will certify and maintain a record of your attendance, which will be provided to licensing boards upon your request. All other attendees must maintain their own records. MAPSS will not certify your attendance without paying this fee.
The MAPSS 2016 Winter Meeting will be at the Continuing Education & Conference Center at the U of M, St. Paul Campus, Minnesota at 1890 Buford Ave. Click this link for location information including directions and parking: https://cce.umn.edu/continuing-education-and-conference-center/parking-directions.
Public Transit or carpool! Consider taking public transit or setting up a carpool. Transit information for Metro Transit is: https://www.metrotransit.org/default.aspx.