Management of Subterranean Ecosystems in Extreme Environments
Bristlecone Convention Center
Bristlecone Convention Center
Bristlecone Convention Center

The Bristlecone Convention Center is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Ely with close proximity (some within walking distance) to multiple hotels, restaurants, stores and casinos.

The facility features a large auditorium and multiple meeting rooms for breakout sessions.

Ely, Nevada

  • Bristlecone Convention Center

  • Hotel / Motel

Nevada Ghost Towns

Monarch Mine on Spruce Mountain

White Pine County, home to Great Basin National Park, lays claim to some of the most famous ghost towns in Nevada: Hamilton (the former county seat), Osceola (where the largest gold nugget in the state was found) and Cherry Creek.

Symposium Merchandise

h2go Essen Vacuum Food Container

It's a double-wall, stainless steel, 17 oz capacity thermos from h2go®. This thing is more rugged than your cave pack! We've been trying to beat up the manufacturer's sample, but it keeps winning. Hot things stayed hot, cold things stayed cold... and ours will have cool cave art printed on it.


JUNE 29, 2023
NCKMS Steering Committee Chooses Ely, Nevada as Host City for 2025 Symposium
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Advance registration for the 2025 symposium is expected to open in mid-2024. We will send an email to past attendees when that system comes online.

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