NCKMS 2021 Pre-registration (Online) Closes

This is the last day to register and pay in advance for NCKMS 2021. The online form will be disabled at midnight on North American Central Time.  On-site registrations will be available at the San Marcos Activity Center on Monday and Tuesday, 1-2 November 2020, only.

Day 1: Sessions and Evening Social

San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos

Welcoming remarks, followed by sessions all day at the San Marcos Activity Center, including morning and afternoon breaks and an extended lunch break.  Evening social at the Meadows Center with glass-bottom boat tours of Spring Lake.

Day 2: Sessions and Howdy Party

San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos

Another full day of presentations at the San Marcos Activity Center, including morning and afternoon breaks and an extended lunch break.  In the evening we'll take buses to nearby Natural Bridge Caverns to tour the cave, hear about their careful development and discoveries, and enjoy a buffet-style dinner.

Day 3: Field Trips!

San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos

We'll be boarding buses and vans to visit some Texas caves and karst and learn first-hand about the uniqueness of these resources, the threats that they face, and their management (or mis-management).  In the evening we may be heading to Bracken Bat Cave for a reception and to see this jewel.  Unfortunately, most of the… Read More »Day 3: Field Trips!

Day 4: Sessions, Poster Session, and Banquet

San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos

More presentations at the San Marcos Activity Center, followed by Poster Presentations and the evening Banquet.  The evening will be capped off by a special presentation by Dale Pate.  Dale got his start as a student cave in San Marcos, and recently retired as National Cave and Karst Coordinator for the National Park Service.  Dale… Read More »Day 4: Sessions, Poster Session, and Banquet

Day 5: Sessions

San Marcos Activity Center 501 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos

The last day of presentations at the San Marcos Activity Center, before everyone heads home.