NCKMS 2021 Registration is open to the public.
The block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South is now available for NCKMS attendees to book a room. See details on the Lodging and Camping page for details.
This is the last date to be registered to ensure your dietary restrictions are considered with the catering team.
The cut off date for submission of all abstracts for papers. See: https://symposium2021.nckms.org/info/submissions
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.
Due to a water line break and major flooding in the San Marcos Activity Center, we have been forced to change venues to the Holiday Inn San Marcos -- Convention Center. The address is 105 Bintu Drive, San Marcos, TX 78766. This site is further from most eateries, and from the Monday evening Social, so… Read More »IMPORTANT! Conference venue has been changed!
Registration from 8-5 at the Holiday Inn San Marcos -- Convention Center. Workshops in the morning and afternoon. Evening social at the Meadows Center with glass-bottom boat tours of Spring Lake.
A full day of presentations at the Holiday Inn San Marcos -- Convention 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.
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 will be heading to Bracken Bat Cave for a reception and to see this jewel. Unfortunately, most of the… Read More »Day 3: Field Trips!
More presentations at the Holiday Inn San Marcos -- Convention Center, followed by Poster Presentations, a Silent Auction, 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… Read More »Day 4: Sessions, Poster Session, and Banquet
The last day of presentations at the Holiday Inn San Marcos -- Convention Center, before everyone heads home. Free 4 p.m. screening of Sixteen Legs at Alkek Teaching Theater on Texas State University campus.