Conference Information

2018 Conference Features and Content

October 23-24, 2018 | SD School of Mines and Technology - Surbeck Center, Rapid City, SD

Conference INformation


(subject to change)
Wednesday_Schedule - 2018.pdf

Professional Development

Esri Hands-on Learning Lab Lessons

  • Getting Started with GIS
  • Learning the Fundamentals of ArcMap
  • Getting Started with ArcGIS Pro
  • Storing Data in the Geodatabase
  • Constructing Points from Address Data
  • Importing CAD Data
  • Spatial Reference and Data Alignment
  • Editing GIS Data
  • Maintaining Land Records Using Parcel Fabric
  • Modeling Transportation Networks
  • Performing Image Classification
  • Finding the Best Location
  • Examining Patterns in Your Data
  • Displaying Data in 3D
  • Creating Maps for Presentation
  • Sharing GIS Content Using ArcGIS Online
  • Generating Custom Web Applications
  • Telling Your Story with Story Maps
  • Performing Analysis with Model Builder
  • Using Tasks in ArcGIS Pro
  • Automating Workflows Using Python
  • Using Business Analyst Web
  • Discovering Patterns Using Insights for ArcGIS
  • Monitoring Activity Using Operations Dashboard

  • Mobile Laser Scanning
  • Survey123 for ArcGIS - Techniques
  • Photogrammetric Applications with Drone Imagery
  • Introduction to Git
  • Projections and Coordinate Systems
  • Esri Mobile Solutions

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure and State Government: The Future
  • Managing Hosted ArcGIS Online Content - Going Beyond Defaults
  • Advanced Applications of Survey123
  • State of the State of GIS in the State
  • Recreational GPS Receivers in the Workplace
  • Using online reverse geocoding services to set wildfire evacuation triggers
  • GIS Web Services from NASA's LP DAAC
  • GIS Implementation and Operability
  • Remote Sensing of Brine Spills in Rangeland
  • Change detection inspections in SURF (Homestake)
  • Sustainability for Pine Ridge Reservation
  • Trimble SiteVision


Break Sponsors



Sponsorship for the 2018 conference is now closed.

Thank you for your interest and please consider sponsoring next year!

Sponsor the Conference

We couldn't hold this conference without the generous support of our sponsors. We have several levels of support to meet all budgets.

Lunch Sponsor - $1,000

Break Sponsor - $500

Exhibitor - $250

Sponsor - $125

Non-Profit Sponsor - $75

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