Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Saturday December 11, 2010
8:30am – 12:45pm
Country Inn & Suites
5353 N 27th St.
Lincoln, Nebraska


Nathan Lee Watermeier
Dean, Communications, Information Technology, Construction, and Electronics Divisions, and Program Chair, Land Surveying and Civil Engineering at Southeast Community College.
Nathan spent 14 years as the Program Director for the Ohio Geospatial Program at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He led the organization and various teams in the development of a geospatial and information systems infrastructure for supporting research and technology transfer activities. His specialized research and instructional training focused on GIS, remote sensing, mobile global positioning systems (GPS), and spatial analysis techniques on various agriculture, water management, and environmental topics.

Bill White, LS 510
Instructor, MetroTech College
30th and Fort St Building 10,
Omaha, NE 68111

Bill is the Surveying instructor for the Civil Engineering Technology program at Metro Tech Community College. He provides instruction for three fundamental Surveying classes, which cover Traversing, Mapping, Staking and GPS.


James E. Lang
Laughlin, Peterson & Lang
Attorneys at Law
11718 Nicholas Street, Suite 101
Omaha, NE 68154-2630
(402) 330-1900
(402) 330-0936

Jim Lang received his Juris Doctor, from Creighton University in 1974, and is a member of the Nebraska State and Iowa State Bar Associations. Having the honor of being admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of Nebraska and Iowa and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, Jim has extensive experience in Land Use, Zoning, Real Estate and Commercial Law.

Thursday, September 16, 2010


Saturday October 16, 2010
8:30am – 12:45pm
The Staybridge Suites
2701 Fletcher Avenue
Lincoln, NE

Guest Speaker: Jerry Penry
Jerry Penry is a Nebraska licensed land surveyor who began his surveying career in 1984. A native of Atkinson, Jerry attended Southeast Community College in Milford after high school and has remained in southeast Nebraska. After employment with various private surveying companies in Lincoln for 12 years, Jerry has worked for Lancaster County Engineering since 1997 and currently manages the survey department. He has had over twenty articles published in professional magazines and has authored several books. Jerry currently lives in Milford.

Seminar Topics:

Researching Lancaster County’s Records

This discussion describes the various records available at the Lancaster County Engineer’s Office such as online survey records, deeds and maps, section corners, aerial imagery, and other items related to the surveying profession. A panel of Lancaster County Engineering employees will be available to answer questions concerning the improvement and simplification of research projects. Further discussion will include an overview of the records currently not available online and the steps necessary to meet the goal of making more resources available online in the future. Moderated by Jerry Penry.

Surveying a Township with GPS.

Jerry Penry discusses one method of accurately surveying an entire township. This method involves using both static and real time GPS to obtain precise positions on section corners. It includes a series of checks to ensure the reliability of the collected data. Jerry will also discuss a few of the problems associated with uncertain corners, poor monumentation, and disseminating the data to your client or other agencies.