Category Archive: Speaking Engagements and Presentations

The Real Estate Learning Group – 2014

Since the spring of 2012, Jim Nadeau has been giving his “Understanding Land Surveying and Flood Zones” presentation regularly with The Real Estate Learning Group (TRELG), at Husson University in South Portland, Maine, and other local venues. It is a three hour course that is offered for Maine Real Estate continuing education credits, but others [...]

Knee Deep in Floodplain Management – State of Maine

In November of 2013, Jim Nadeau joined NFIP Coordinator for the State of Maine, Sue Baker, and Certified Floodplain Manager, Janet  Parker, Joseph Young of Maine GeoLibary, among others, in a 6-day floodplain management workshop for code enforcement officers. We spent two days in Auburn, Bangor, and Fort Fairfield, Maine, covering topics such as flood [...]

2013 Maine Society of Land Surveyors – Fall Meeting

On October 4, 2013, we presented among our peers – fellow land surveyors from across the State of Maine. It was nice to see some familiar faces as well as many new ones.  Jim Nadeau presented “Understanding the National Flood Insurance Program” at the Good Will-Hinckley School in Fairfield, Maine.  Land surveying and floodplain management [...]

Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

On July 18, 2013, Jim shared his “Understanding Land Surveying and Flood Zones” presentation at the July Membership/Training Meeting for the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association in Augusta, Maine.  As land surveyors we work very closely with local municipalities, especially when we are creating site plans used for municipal approval and permitting.  Opportunities like [...]

2013 Maine Beaches Conference

On July 12, 2013, we attended the 2013 Maine Beaches Conference at Southern Maine Community College, in South Portland. While there, Jim Nadeau also gave a presentation on Understanding Flood Zones. It has become increasingly important to exchange information about flood zone determinations, flood maps and insurance, and impacts on coastal development, because more and [...]

Association of State Floodplain Managers 2013 Annual Conference

We were very pleased to participate in our first Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) National Conference in Hartford, Connecticut this June.  Jim Nadeau presented a workshop on “The Integral Role of the Land Surveyor in the National Flood Insurance Program: Guidance for Streamlining the Map Challenge Submittal Process.”  Throughout the rest of the weeklong [...]

State of Maine Chapter of IAAO Presentation

On November 16th 2012, Jim Nadeau gave a presentation called “Mortgage Loan Inspections vs.  Boundary Surveys” to the Maine Chapter of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). The presentation covered major differences between mortgage loan inspections and boundary surveys, common misconceptions about their use, and discussed the breakdown of a boundary survey in more [...]

Maine Cemetery Association – 2012 Annual Meeting

We gave a presentation at the annual meeting of the Maine Cemetery Association on October 23, 2012, on the Headstone Rehabilitation Project at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery,  in collaboration with Walsh Engineering Associates, Inc.

The Real Estate Learning Group – 2013

Since the spring of 2012, Jim Nadeau has been giving his “Understanding Land Surveying and Flood Zones” presentation regularly with The Real Estate Learning Group (TRELG), at Husson University in South Portland, Maine. It is a three hour course that is offered for Maine Real Estate continuing education credits, but others are welcome to attend. [...]

Maine Association of Mortgage Professionals

On October 10, 2012, Jim Nadeau spoke to the Maine Association of Mortgage Professionals, giving his presentation called “Introduction to Flood Zones”.  Flood zone mapping, flood insurance, and flood zone challenges are an integral part of mortgage transactions, but they’re often highly misunderstood. Our presentations are a way to educate yourself and your company on [...]