Instruction will include: boundary disputes and title problems—the surveyor connection; title issues including recordation acts, marketable record title acts, and title insurance; Justice Cooley—resolving boundary and title problems; strategies for the professional surveyor including “early intervention,” contractual considerations, communication challenges for surveyors, mediation training, and possible long-term solutions.
Gary Kent is in his 34th year with The Schneider Corporation, a surveying, GIS and consulting engineering firm based in Indianapolis, and with offices in North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Iowa. He is long-time chair of both the NSPS committee and the ALTA committee on the ALTA/ACSM (now NSPS) Standards. Gary is a past-president of both ACSM and ISPLS, and from 1999-2006 taught boundary law, legal descriptions, property surveying and land survey systems for Purdue University in Indianapolis. He is in his twelfth year on the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors and is frequently called as an expert witness in cases involving boundaries, easements and land surveying practice. Gary regularly presents programs all across the country on surveying topics, and he writes columns for The American Surveyor magazine and contributes to NSPS News and Views.
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