South Dakota Statewide Geospatial Conference

July 24-25, 2019
Mitchell Technical Institute
Mitchell, South Dakota

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A Google map search will reveal some of the lodging options in Mitchell. Rates will vary by location. Sioux Falls, SD is approximately 65 miles east on Interstate 90 and has many lodging options as well.

For South Dakota state government employees, a block of rooms has been reserved at the state government rate at the Kelly Inn in Mitchell, SD (605-995-0500). Please mention the SDGIS Conference when making your reservation. South Dakota state government ID must be shown at check-in for the state government rate. The room block will be released on July 8.



Key Topics

- Local, state, federal gov't apps
- LiDAR and terrain applications
- Emergency management
- GIS in education
- Natural resources management
- Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
- Public utilities
- Mobile applications
- Emerging technologies

Keynote Speakers

Joseph Kerski
(Esri Education Manager)
Terry Sohl
(EROS Landcover Program)
Mark Freund
(SD State GIS Coordinator)
Birgit Peterson


- ESRI Hands On Learning Lab
- Beginning ArcGIS Online
- Advanced ArcGIS Online
- Mobile GIS
- Survey 123
- Using LiDAR
- Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

Participating Vendors

- Frontier Precision
- Merrick