General Meeting #1

February 28, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Mayfair Farms
481 Eagle Rock Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
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6:00 - 7:30 PM:  Networking, Cash Bar, Appetizers

7:30 - 9:00 PM:  Presentation, Coffee/Dessert

Property Boundaries and GIS: From the King to the Computer 1 LU Pending
We will explore the history of the creation of property boundaries, to understand their maintenance and use in a digital age.

Lecture will touch upon the following issues or importance to architects:

• Historical context of NJ surveying
• East/West Proprietors Returns
• Elements of a deed
• Unfiled maps
• Major Subdivision maps
• Minor Subdivision maps
• Geographic Information Systems Parcel layers and their limitations

Speaker: J. Peter Borbas, PLS, PP

Peter Borbas is nationally regarded as an expert in his field. In 2003, Peter was voted Surveyor of the Year by the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors in recognition of his leadership efforts. He has been practicing over 40 years within the industry. Borbas Surveying and Mapping, LLC has focused on building a reputation for integrity, honesty, and accuracy supplying services to federal, state, and local government entities as well as small-business consultants, engineers, architects, international energy firms, attorneys, and mapping companies.
In addition to working directly with clients, Mr Borbas has served (and continues to serve) on several major boards and committees:

• Past president of the Geographic and Land Information Society
• 2009 and 2012 Chair of the American Congress on Surveying & Mapping
• Paul Smiths College Surveying Advisory Board (Class of 1978)
• Paul Smiths College Dean Council
• New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Surveying Advisory Board
• Chair of the GIS/LIS Committee of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land surveyors

Thank You to our Valued Annual Sponsors


$50.00 Non-AIANS Members, Includes member of other sections

$25.00 Students

$0.00 AIANS Members-Regular, Associate and Allied