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Friday Webinar - May 11, 2018 - The Science of Proposal Preparation
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Friday Webinar Series Join us every month as we present LIVE web-based lectures on a variety of business, project management and surveying subjects. All from the convenience of your office or home. And some courses have been approved for NY CE credit!

When: May 11, 2018
From 8:30am until 9:30am EST
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: William E. Beardslee, PE, PLS, PP
Contact: NYSAPLS Office

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in the First Friday Lecture Series
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 8:30 am
Featuring: William E. Beardslee, PE, PLS, PP

The Science of Proposal Preparation


This webinar will put forth the items necessary for a proposal which will be legal, protect the professional and the consumer, and serve as a tool for the completion of a project. The NYS Consumer Bill of Rights will be reviewed. Attendees will review specific proposal and contract elements, avoid conflict with the consumer, and assuring protection of consumer rights.


Seminar Goals and Objectives

  1. Describe the legal requirements of a contract to be included in the proposal.
  2. Explain the importance of consumer interaction prior to the proposal in accordance with the Standards of Practice.
  3. Describe the importance of written verses oral contracts to avoid conflict with the consumer.

About our Speaker

Bill Beardslee is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor, Engineer and Planner with over 45 years experience in the field of land development. He is known for his excellent presentation and writing capabilities, along with being one of the leading technical experts on land development in the engineering and surveying arena. Bill has made over 2,000 presentations on engineering and surveying projects to local and state agencies. Prior to his retirement, he was the owner and Director of Engineering for Beardslee Engineering Associates in Sparta, NJ.


Bill has written a series of articles on "Preparation and Presentation" for the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors' award winning magazine "The Coordinate." Bill is a past president of NJSPLS and that society's 2006 "Surveyor of the Year". He is also a regular contributor to xyHt, the magazine of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, as well as being listed in "Who's Who in Technology" and Who's Who in the East."


Bill has taught numerous seminar programs at the high school, college and professional levels for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts Degree in Corporate & Organizational Communications from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Now retired in North Carolina, he stays active in business development for Davis-Martin-Powell in High Point, NC. and is an approved Continuing Education provider in his home state.


Bill offers the students a professional blend of technical expertise, communication, knowledge and presentation skills for discussing issues in a clear and simple format.


Registration Fees: $49 members, $60 non-members 

Two-step registration process:

1. Register on NYSAPLS website.

2. Follow the link provided on your confirmation to complete the second registration step. You will be directed to the website to enter your name and email to complete your registration. THIS STEP IS MANDATORY TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION - DO NOT SKIP IT

After both steps are completed, registrants will receive an email confirmation that includes a unique weblink for the webinar. This weblink cannot be shared as it is unique to the individual registrant. But you can place the webinar on speaker phone so that staff in your office can participate in the program.

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