Continuing Professional Development for Canada's Professional Surveyors
Développement professionnel continu pour les arpenteurs-géomètre du Canada

This website is a cooperative of Canada's Provincial and Federal Professional Land Surveying Associations and public and private education providers for the purpose of advancing Continuing Professional Development of Canada's professional Land Surveyors.

Ce site a été conçu en collaboration avec les ordres provinciaux et fédéraux d’arpenteurs-géomètres du Canada ainsi que des fournisseurs de formation publics et privés dans le but de faire progresser le développement professionnel continu des arpenteurs-géomètres du Canada.

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GeoEd is a place where surveyors across Canada can connect about CPD opportunities!

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Eclipse College upcoming webinars

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Oct 28 Construction Layout Piles, Pile Cutoffs, Anchor Bolts Jeff Thompson
Nov 4 Best Business Practices Communication, Documentation Ross Woolgar
Nov 18 Construction Monitoring – Deformation Monitoring


JULY 2020

Understanding generations, gender and cultures in the workforce today

Presented by Barb Schimnowsky Search Principal and Practice Co-Leader at WATSON

This 90-minute workshop will provide you with insights into how each generation thinks, and a step-by-step process to ensure there’s an orderly transition of ownership that meets the needs of both parties.

JUNE 2020

Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management

Presented by: Tania Bigstone & Steve Minnie

This course will review the current implementation state of the Framework Agreement across the country including recent amendments to both the agreement and its ratifying legislation the First Nations Lands Management Act (FNLMA). The presentation will provide updates on efforts to build a better understanding of surveying in communities, to build tools and processes to address boundary conflicts, and to address Indian Act related legacy land survey and boundary issues on First Nation’s lands.

Best Practices- Field Procedures for GNSS

Presented by: Dr. Robert Radovanovic

This course includes an overview of practical issues surrounding the use of GNSS in land surveying.

In addition, topics such as redundancy and reliability in RTK surveys are discussed, as are the concepts of datums and reference systems. Additional discussion around modernized position techniques, such as PPK and discussions of kinematic GPS positioning accuracies will be highlighted as well.

Introduction to Business Valuation

Presented by Greg Kells, President of Sunbelt Business Brokers

• Small and medium size business value drivers
• What are buyers looking for?
• Actions to maximize exit value
• Valuation Guidelines
• When and Why to Evaluate a Business
• Value Drivers: Financial, Organizational, Operational and others
• How to secure premium exit value

Sucession Planning

Presented by Doug Dodge, CLS, BCLS, Joe Johnson, CLS, BCLS and Jean-Claude Tétreault, CLS, a.-g. (ret.), MBA

This panel of CLSs approaching the end of their careers will share their experiences on the following topics:

  • Disability buyout of a partner
  • Partnerships that didn’t work
  • Partnerships that did work
  • Succession planning
  • Transitioning of clients
  • Reducing your role and staying on as a partner