National Geodetic Survey’s special NGS DAY

Wednesday 31 May 2023

National Geodetic Survey's (NGS) will be presenting a full-day's worth of content on National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) Modernization during the FIG Working Week 2023.

Attendance at this event is included in the registration fee for the Working Week. If you wish to only participate in this event you can make a Day Registration for Wednesday 31 May. This day registration will also include the FIG Working Week Keynote Session.

Preliminary Agenda

9:00 - 11:00 Keynote & Panel Session - Provide context and set the stage for the day
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee and Tea Break
11:30 - 13:00 Practical implications of National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) Modernization - Changing Survey Methodology
  • State Plane Coordinates of 2022 & deprecation of US Survey Foot
  • Geodetic Leveling in the Modernized NSRS
  • Classical Observations and Data exchange formats
  • The importance of the Modernized NSRS for surveyors and geospatial professionals
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:00 Update on the NOAA CORS Network and OPUS
  • NOAA CORS Network Services
  • Short Overview of OPUS Modernization
  • Updating OPUS-S to Support Multi-GNSS
  • OPUS-Projects 5: Supporting RTK for Establishment of Geodetic Control
  • OPUS-Projects for Manager’s Training - Transitioning from Instructor-led to Online, Self-paced instruction
16:00-16:30 Coffe and Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Case studies of Surveys NGS does now
  • Real-time case studies utilizing OPUS Projects 5
  • International Great Lakes Datum GNSS campaign- Planning and implementing a major international survey
  • NGS Field capabilities (now and addressing a “Modernized” future)