Category Archive: Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Beyond the Boundary, the Educational Component of Nadeau Land Surveys

Beyond the Boundary, the Educational Component of Nadeau Land Surveys made it’s debut with “Land Surveying, Flood Zones, and Real Estate”, a three-hour course approved for 3 clock hours by the Maine Real Estate Commission. The second floor of our office, now a dedicated classroom, opened its doors to the real estate team from Anne [...]

Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution – Flood Seminar

On April 14, 2014, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution sponsored a learning event approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission at their operations center in Saco, Maine.  Jim Nadeau’s presentation focused on flood zones, flood insurance, and recent reforms, and was provided to Realtors and other real estate professionals.

“Understanding Land Surveying & Flood Zones” Hits the Road!

Our “Understanding Land Surveying and Flood Zones” course, sponsored by The Real Estate Learning Group and approved for continuing education credits by the Maine Real Estate Commission, has branched out from its typical location at Husson University in South Portland and is hitting the road to reach a larger audience. Below is a list of  [...]

“Changing Times in Real Estate”- Red Door Title & Acadia Lending Group

One several occasions since February 2014, we have partnered with Red Door Title and Acadia Lending Group to present “Changing Times in Real Estate”, a three-hour learning event approved by the Maine Real Estate Commission for continuing education credits for licensed brokers, that provides guidance on regulations that have recently passed involving the Integrated Disclosure [...]

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 [...]