Time: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Downtown, Sioux Falls, S.D.

We’ve lined up some amazing speakers for Technology Days 2019, which will be held Sept. 24-25. The speakers will cover a variety of new and timely topics, including:

  • The Internet of Things (IoT);
  • Our new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging program;
  • Our indoor agriculture research project at South Dakota State University, and other emerging technologies;
  • Utility physical security and active shooter training;
  • Smart grid technologies; and,
  • Innovations in LED lighting.

As we have the past few years, we’ll spend some time on work-life balance with a high-energy keynote speech on leadership and influence by award-winning sports broadcaster, community leader and author, Joe Schmidt. We’ll also have some fun recognizing our member utilities for accomplishments in customer care and communication, and innovation.

Dates and Times:

Tuesday, Sept. 24, Noon - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Hilton Garden Inn, 201 E. Eighth St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103

The MRES Group Rate is $144 (king) or $139 (2 Queens), and the deadline to receive group rate is Aug. 30, 2019. Please call the hotel directly at 605-444-4704 (mention “MRES Group” to receive group rate).

Or register online:

The Hilton Garden Inn is located along the Big Sioux River and the River Walk. It’s ideally located within walking distance of lots of great food and beverage establishments, Falls Park, Old Courthouse Museum and Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science (as well as some of our favorite places, like Queen City Bakery and The Shoppes at 8th and Railroad.) The hotel has an indoor pool, spa tub, 24-hour fitness center and complimentary wireless Internet.

Registration Info

The registration fee of $50 includes all meals and breaks. Registered attendees are invited to bring guests to Dinner with Friends for an additional $25 per guest.