Pinehurst Resort - Reservation Details Below
80 Carolina Vista Drive
Pinehurst, NC 28374


NEW! Three Optional PDH's included on Wednesday with your Apex or Benchmark Registration!

Wednesday, February 23rd
2:00pm – 3:00pm Check-In (1901 Suite)
3:00pm - 6:00pm Education - OPTIONAL (3 PDHs) "The Future of Surveying"  (Callaway/Oakley)
6:30pm – 9:00pm Pinehurst Brewery – Optional Gathering (Dutch) 

Thursday, February 24th
6:30am Check-In & Breakfast (Conference Center Foyer)
7:30am - 11:30am Education (4 PDHs) "Surveying, GIS, and Common Ground" (Callaway/Oakley)
11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch with Plat Awards
1:00pm - 3:00pm Education (2 PDHs) "The Surveyor's Ethical Duty" (Callaway/Oakley)
12:30pm - 6:30pm Optional Free Time (Thistle Dhu or The Cradle Par 3 Golf)
6:00pm - 7:00pm New Board/New Licensee Reception
6:30pm - 9:30pm Exhibit Hall Opens (Heavy Appetizers & Drinks Served) 

Friday, February 25th
7:30am Exhibit Hall Opens (Check-In & Breakfast) - (Carolina Hall)
8:30am Short Courses (1PHD)
10:30am Short Courses (1PHD)
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch with NCBEES /General Membership Meeting (1 PDH)
2:45pm Grand Prize Drawing
3:00pm - 4:00pm Education (1 PDH)
5:00pm - 6:00pm Past Presidents Reception
6:30pm - 10:00pm Awards Banquet (Live Entertainment)  - (Cardinal Ballroom)

Saturday, February 26th
7:00am Breakfast (North Room)
8:00am Board Meeting (South Room)


APEX Conference Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Wed. - Fri.
  • All Meals Thur.-Sat.
  • Board Meeting Sat.
  • Earn up to 13 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • (No meals included Wed.)
APEX Conference Registration with Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Wed. - Fri.
  • All Meals Thur.-Sat.
  • Board Meeting Sat.
  • Earn up to 13 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • (No meals included Wed.)
  • 1 Guest Thursday & Friday Evening
BENCHMARK Conference Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Wed. - Fri. 
  • All Meals Thursday
  • Breakfast & Lunch Fri.
  • Earn up to 13 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • (No meals included Wed.)
  • Friday Evening Not Included
BENCHMARK Conference Registration with Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  •  All Education Wed. - Fri. 
  • All Meals Thursday
  • Breakfast & Lunch Fri.
  • Earn up to 13 PDHs
  • 2 Tickets in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • (No meals included Wed.)
  • Friday Evening Not Included
  • 1 Guest Thursday Evening
CONTROL Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register
  • All Education Wed. - Thur.
  • Breakfast & Lunch Thursday
  • Earn up to 9 PDHs

DEVELOPMENT Registration without Guest Includes... Click Here to Register

  • Breakfast & Lunch Friday
  • Short Courses Friday
  • Trade Show
  • Earn up to 4 PDHs
  • 1 Ticket in Grand Prize Drawing*
  • Banquet Friday Night NOT Included
*Tickets for the grand prize drawing are only included for Apex, Benchmark & Development Conference Registrants. You must be present during the drawing on Friday to win.

Click Here if you Need a Paper Registration Form 

DISCLAIMER: It is the sole responsibility of each member to ensure their personal dietary needs are met at each event. While NCSS is happy to provide your request to our host property, we have no way of ensuring host property compliance or regulating host property kitchen activities. It is imperative we know of your dietary allergies in advance as it is cost-prohibitive to make modifications during the event.
NOTE: Your allergy plus your email address will be shared with the host venue. Should further clarification be needed, a member of their team will connect with you. Please call the office to communicate your dietary restrictions. 919.556.9848



Register for your chance to win a John Deere XUV560E Crossover Utility Vehicle. See registration types to determine how many times you will be entered. Click Here for Details




Timothy W. Burch, NSPS Executive Director

Timothy W. Burch, PLS, the new Executive Director of NSPS will be our keynote speaker this year. He served as President-Elect of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Board of Directors (2019-2021), Vice President, Secretary (2015-2019) and as Governor/Director representing Illinois (2007-2014). Tim currently co-hosts and produces the NSPS podcast, “Surveyor Says!” along with assisting the oversight of the NSPS social media accounts. He is also a member of the NSPS Joint Government Affairs and ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey committees. Tim was recently named to serve as Chair of the FIG Commission 1 – Working Group 1.1 (Professional Ethics) and will serve as Chair for the overall Commission 1 starting in 2023.   

Before being appointed the Executive Director of NSPS, Tim was the Director of Survey for SPACECO, Inc. in Rosemont, Illinois where his duties included establishing new markets and clients as well as mentoring surveying staff. He is a co-contributing editor for survey in GPS World Magazine (2015-present) and contributor to various surveying society newsletters and blogs. Tim also serves as a Brand Ambassador for the “Get Kids into Survey” initiative created by Elaine and Elly Ball and was instrumental in establishing NSPS as the North America distributor for the GKIS posters.

Conference App

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photos (L): Conference: PinehurstHOTEL RESERVATIONS

Pinehurst Resort 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Rate: Single or Double Occupancy $143 per room, per night (plus taxes & fees)
Online: Click Here to Make a Reservation Online
Phone: (855) 421-0402
Deadline: January 31st at 5:00pm 

Note: Our block at the discounted rate is full.
Full-price rooms may still available for $243 and includes Pinehurst's famous breakfast buffet.  Alternatively, we have blocked additional rooms at the Comfort Inn.

Alternate Hotel Options

Comfort Inn 
9801 US 15-501, Pinehurst, NC, 28374
Phone: (910) 215-5500
Rate: $99
Reservations: Call to make your reservation. Let them know you are with the NC Society of Surveyors

Duncraig Manor & Gardens  (more luxurious option)
790 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387
 (910) 725-1084
Call to make reservations. We do not have a block of rooms.
Website: Click Here



Enter your best plats from 2021 for a chance to gain recognition among your peers and you just might bring home $100 for the Best Overall Plat! All plats must be received in the NCSS Office on or before February 3, 2022.

Click Here for Details


Incoming President, Dr. Jerry Nave and the conference committee are excited to offer an opportunity to make a difference this year during the Conference at the Pinehurst Resort. Jerry has chosen StepUp Ministry as the organization he would like to support as his choice for this year's President's Charity Choice. StepUp Ministry helps individuals learn skills to find employment, improve communication skills, budgeting, personal and relationship development, goal setting, and more. Click Here for more details about the organization.


Our vendors are critical in keeping us up to date with the latest and greatest tools of our profession. The knowledge and expertise of equipment and services help us make the right decisions as we are always looking for ways to accomplish more in less time. If you remove vendors from the equation, it becomes nearly impossible for our Society to put on our annual conference. We cannot thank our vendors enough for the ways they support NCSS! Click Here for Vendor Packet



The Education Foundation will be holding two raffles this year. Proceeds go to the Scholarship Fund of the NCSS Education Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit corporation. Contact Mike Adams for tickets. Click Here for Email

Reverse Drawing: $100 per ticket / $102-Venmo
Grand Prize: $2,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place (1st out):
Seller of Winning Ticket: $100


Tickets: $30 a ticket / $31-Venmo 
Marlin 1895G American Surveyor Edition.