31st CEOS Plenary

*Registration closes August 14, 2017
Event Dates: October 18th - 20th, 2017


Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

Hosted by: The United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Letter of Invitation

Side Meeting Request Form


Accommodation for the Plenary must be booked by participants. USGS has blocked rooms at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn with a special rate starting at $89 USD per night for stays between the 17th and 21st of October.

Travel Note: 

If you plan to attend the EROS Experience on the morning of Tuesday, October 17th, you will need to arrive at the facility by 8:00 a.m. Central Time.

We will only be providing transportation from EROS to Rapid City. Therefore, when planning your travel, you will need to fly in to Sioux Falls, and depart from Rapid City.

We do have some vehicles returning from Rapid City to Sioux Falls, so if you have already made your travel plans to arrive and depart from Sioux Falls, please let us know so we can plan accordingly.

Please see the invitation letter for further booking instructions.



Week At A Glance

  Arrive in Sioux Falls or Rapid City
October 17

EROS Center Visit (optional)

  • Tour EROS Center in Sioux Falls (AM)
  • Transport late-morning to Rapid City
October 18 Side Meetings (optional)
October 19 Plenary
October 20 Plenary
October 21 Excursions (optional)

  • Black Hills Tour  (8am- 3pm.)
  • Dinner in Deadwood Tour (4:45pm – ??pm)
  Depart from Rapid City or Sioux Falls

More information coming soon.