South Dakota 
Engineering Society






 The following events are for all State and Chapters events.

Upcoming events

    • 09/09/2020
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 09/11/2020
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Holiday Inn City Centre, Sioux Falls, SD
    Registration is closed

    The South Dakota Engineering Society Eastern Chapter invites you to join them at rescheduled SDES 60th Annual Conference to be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on September 9th - 11th, 2020.

    Gather with your friends and colleagues to kick off the conference on Wednesday, September 9th, with an evening social and hospitality room sponsored by the Dakota Concrete Pipe Association. 

    We hope to have Mayor Paul TenHaken and Keynote Speaker Jerry Lohr open the conference's diverse educational sessions bright and early at 8 a.m. Thursday, September 10th, with a social at Remedy Brewing wrapping up the first day. Then, we'll round out an exceptional morning of presentations on Friday, with a closing plenary discussion with U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (tentative).

    Conference Schedule: Coming Soon!

    Find out more about our Conference Speakers Here: Coming Soon!


    Partner and Sponsor Opportunities

    The South Dakota Engineering Society is able to celebrate our 60th Annual Conference due to the generous sponsors and partners who have supported us in providing professional development opportunities for the engineering community. This year, SDES will be offering new Annual Partnership Packages to assist companies in getting the most impact for your marketing dollars. Thank you, in advance, for your continued support of the South Dakota Engineering Society!

    Find out more about the Partnership Packages and other Sponsor Opportunities here and then register your sponsorship commitment through the online conference registration portal.


    Lodging Information

    All conference events will be based out of the Holiday Inn City Centre, where a room block is reserved at a rate of $105 for the evenings of September 9th - 11th. Individual reservations can be made by calling 605.339.2000 and requesting the South Dakota Engineering Society room block. Other hotels within walking distance of the Holiday Inn include: 


    Country Inn & Suites 605.373.0153

    Hilton Garden Inn 605.444.4700

    Hotel on Phillips 605.274.7445



    If you need assistance registering or have any questions on the conference, please contact Nancy Hoines at 605.951.1004 or

Past events

02/22/2020 SDES Eastern Chapter and ASCE SD Eastern Branch Annual Awards Banquet
02/18/2020 Black Hills Chapter 2020 Engineers Week Luncheon and Awards Gala
10/02/2019 South Dakota Engineering Society Fall 2019 Professional Development Hours (PDH) Conference
05/17/2019 Central Chapter Membership Meeting
05/14/2019 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
04/24/2019 South Dakota Engineering Society 59th Annual Conference
04/01/2019 SDES Central Chapter Scholarship Applications Due!
02/20/2019 Black Hills Chapter Engineer's Week Luncheon and Awards Gala - Register by Feb. 14
02/14/2019 Jody Page Leadership Scholarship Applications Due!
01/16/2019 SDES Eastern Chapter Scholarship Applications Due!
10/12/2018 South Dakota Engineering Society Professional Development Hours (PDH) Fall 2018 Conference
10/11/2018 SDES and ACEC Social
10/11/2018 SDES Fall Membership and Board Meeting
08/01/2018 Professional Engineers Day
07/31/2018 SDES Spring Conference - Call for Presentations
08/02/2017 PE Day
04/26/2017 2017 SDES Annual Conference
10/13/2016 PDH Fall 2016 Conference
04/06/2016 Registration is open for the 2016 SDES Annual Conference
10/19/2015 National Science Foundation Food-Energy-Water Workshop
10/15/2015 2015 Fall PDH Conference
06/22/2015 Registration for the October Tests
05/15/2015 May Monthly Meeting
04/08/2015 2015 Annual Conference
03/25/2015 54th Annual South Dakota Asphalt Conference
10/09/2014 2014 Fall PDH Conference
04/16/2014 2014 Annual Conference
10/26/2013 Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
10/25/2013 Professional Engineering Exam
10/03/2013 PDH Fall 2013 Conference
09/20/2013 September Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
09/06/2013 NCEES Exam Registration Deadline
07/31/2013 SDES Summer Board Meeting
07/01/2013 Deadline to Board for PE/FE Exam
05/01/2013 Annual Conference
04/13/2013 Fundamentals of Engineering Exam
04/12/2013 Professional Engineering Exam
04/09/2013 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
03/15/2013 March Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
03/12/2013 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
02/23/2013 Eastern Chapter Annual Awards Banquet
02/22/2013 NCEES Exam Registration Deadline
02/21/2013 Eastern Chapter Mathcounts Competition
02/19/2013 February E-week Spouse's Banquet - Central Chapter
02/17/2013 National Engineers Week (EWeek) 2013
02/12/2013 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
02/09/2013 Northeastern Chapter Mathcounts Competition
02/09/2013 Central Chapter Mathcounts Competition
01/31/2013 Engineering Award Nominations Deadline
01/18/2013 January Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
01/17/2013 SDES State Board Meeting
01/08/2013 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
01/01/2013 Deadline to Board for PE/FE Exam
12/20/2012 Eastern Chapter Winter Social
12/14/2012 December Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
12/11/2012 Eastern Chapter Membership Meeting
12/08/2012 LEGO League - Central Chapter
11/16/2012 November Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
10/19/2012 October Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
10/11/2012 Fall PDH Conference
10/10/2012 SDES State Board Meeting
09/21/2012 September Monthly Meeting - Central Chapter
08/17/2012 Picnic
07/27/2012 SDES State Board Meeting
07/11/2012 NSPE 2012 Annual Meeting

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