The 2016 production team is developing a number of extra events that will be held during the convention.
NSS Historical Initiative
In operation since 1941, the NSS is in serious need of an institutional timeline of our own historical accomplishments.
We're working on a large conservation-themed public mural that will be donated to the Ely Renaissance Society in 2016.
White Pine Speleo-Fest
The opening Saturday of our convention will feature a large festival in downtown Ely dedicated to cave conservation! This free event is open to the public.
Special Event Station
The NSS 75th Anniversary Convention will be host to the amateur radio special event station N5S.
Between 1841 and 1869, up to 250,000 people sold their belongings, packed wagons, and set out for California.
The Bureau of Land Management's new California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada tells the stories of these pioneers who endured the 2,000 mile trek - some seeking land, some gold, others seeking adventure.
If you're traveling to Ely from the north, this world-class museum is worth a visit!