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OGUG/ODOT Low Distortion Projection Workshop 4 Nov 2008
Charting the Future for Low Distortion Projections in Oregon
Sponsors: Oregon GPS Users Group and the Oregon Department of Transportation
Albany, Oregon
November 4, 2008
Morning session – Information and Education
8:00 am          Introduction, Lisa Lee
8:15 am          Making the Case for Change, Ron Singh
8:45 am          Low Distortion Projections, Michael Dennis
10:15 am        Break 
10:30 am        The NGS Connection, Dave Minkel
11:00 am        Projections in GIS and Surveying Software, Michael Dennis
11:30 am        Academic Perspective on LDPs, Jack Walker
Noon              Lunch (provided)  
Afternoon Session – Implementation in Oregon  
1:00 pm          Introduction, Ron Singh
1:15 pm          Determining Acceptable Distortion, Ron Singh
1:30 pm          Federal/State Roles and Responsibilities, Dave Zilkoski/ Ron Singh
2:00 pm          Arizona Examples, Michael Dennis
2:15 pm          Wisconsin Case Study, John Ellingson
2:45 pm          Break 
3:00 pm          Oregon Conditions, Dennis/Walker/Singh
3:45 pm          Next Steps, Ron Singh
4:00 pm          Adjourn, Lisa Lee

Speaker Information
Ron Singh, PLS 
Chief of Surveys/Geometronics Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation
Michael L. Dennis, RLS, PE Geodetic Analysis, LLC
Dave Minkel 
Arizona State Geodetic Advisor
National Geodetic Survey
Jack A. Walker, PLS Professor and Chair Department of Geomatics Oregon Institute of Technology
David B. Zilkoski 
National Geodetic Survey, NOAA
John T. Ellingson   PE, RLS 
Wisconsin State NGS Advisor
National Geodetic Survey