Seminar Schedule & Information

Friday, July 19, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

A 100 minute session about UAS to include a full history of Unmanned Aircraft and how to expand your survey business with the addition of a UAS. (2 PDHs)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Buried Treasure

A 100 minute session about Ground Penetrating Radar and its use as a practical land surveying tool.  A study of GPR and its application to land surveying including case studies along with an introduction to the Curb Box Charger. (2 PDHs)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Unsung Hero

A 200 minute session on the life and times (and surveys) by S.S. Gannett to include the disputed state lines of Maryland/West Virginia, Texas/Oklahoma, Ohio/Michigan and countless others. (4 PDHs)

Speaker Information

Full Name
Joseph Fenicle
Joseph D. Fenicle, PS has been a professional surveyor with the Office of the Fulton County Engineers in Wauseon, Ohio since 2005. Fenicle worked in the private industry from 1996 to 2005 and specialized in boundary retracement and remonumentation in Ohio & Michigan. Fenicle is currently an adjunct faculty member at the University of Toledo, Ohio, teaching various surveying courses, and was also an adjunct member with Owens Community College between 2002 and 2009. Fenicle is a member of the remonumentation peer group for Lenawee County Michigan and continues to work as a sub-contractor digging and remonumenting Michigan land corners. He continues to write, research and speak on various surveying related topics and also runs Angular By Nature, LLC - a business specializing in continuing professional development for land surveyors across Ohio and Michigan and beyond. Fenicle received his AAS in GIS/GPS from Hocking Technical College and a BS in Surveying/Mapping from the University of Akron. He became licensed in Ohio in 2002 and in Michigan in 2004. He became licensed in Ohio in 2002, in Michigan in 2004, and a FAA Certified Remote Pilot in 2019. Joe lives on a farm outside of Sand Creek, MI with his wife and three very active boys.
Joseph Fenicle

Registration Fees

Registration type
WVSPS Member
**Any out of state society member can receive the WVSPS member rate by providing proof of membership to the WVSPS Admin office ( A discount code will be provided upon receipt.


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