Opening Ceremony

Communications and Electronics

  • Data Transmission Through a Long Single Wire Phone Line
  • UHF Cave Data Communication Network for Fort Stanton Cave, NM
  • Real Time Carbon Dioxide Monitoring System at Edgewood Caverns, NM

Culture of Caves, Cavers, and Caving

  • Intro to Cultures of Caving: Broadening the Study of Humans and Caves
  • Caving and Caver Communities on a Hot Planet
  • Safety in Culture in College Caving Clubs
  • Post Kirkwood in Austin and San Antonio
  • Environmental Education in Speleology: A Proposal for Elementary Education in Cuba

Digging Session

  • The Dome 12 Dig Project
  • Solving the Enigma of Engel Hill Inside Fort stanton Cave, NM

West Virginia Exploration

  • de Tour de West Virginia 2020
  • The Survey of Cave Hollow Arbogast, Tucker County, West Virginia
  • Germany Valley Bolt Climbs
  • The Survey of Maxwelton Sink Cave, West Virginia

State Cave Surveys

  • WVASS: West Virginia Speleological Survey
  • Gerald Moni Uses QGIS
  • Caves of Minnesota

Conservation and Management Session

  • Cave Conservation & Management Intro
  • Guads Caves: Restoration and Formation Repairs 2018–2020
  • More Important Than Ever: Conservation Education During COVID-19
  • Modeling Suitability for White-nose Syndrome Fungus in Texas and Mexican Karst Regions
  • PULIAMO IL BUIO: Clean Up the Dark Conservation Initiative of the Italian Speleological Society
  • Current Best Practices: Intro to Speleothem Repair
  • Who Will be Dead after we Save the Bats
  • Kartchner Caverns State Park Lint Camp Management

Luminary Series

  • Luminary Series – Reflections: Old Times, New Times, and Endless Adventure
  • Luminary Series – Looking for Dye in all the Wrong Places
  • Luminary Series-Holes are Fun

U.S. Exploration

  • Fantasyland: The West Edge of Wind Cave, South Dakota
  • The Ouroboros Extension: Recent Bottom-Up Exploration in Tumbling Rock, Alabama
  • Aid Climbing and New Discoveries in Newberry-Banes Cave, Virginia
  • A Sea Caving Voyage around Santa Cruz Island, California, October 2019
  • The Mr Toad Cave System
  • Recent Exploration in the Otter Creek Watershed of Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
  • Isla de Mona: Stepping New Paths to the North Cliff Caves
  • Scapegoat Cave System 2019
  • Turtles All the Way Down: Finding the Bottom of the US’s Deepest Limestone Cave
  • High Adventure in the Mystery Room of Carlsbad Cavern
  • Exploration in Fort Stanton Cave, NM – Additional 5.46 miles in 2019
  • Project Update: CRF Mapping and Monitoring Project on the Buffalo National River
  • The Best Cave Discovery in Texas in the Years of 2019–2020
  • End of The Line–Roppel Cave–Logsdon River
  • Studies Inside a New System of Glaciovolcanic Caves in the Crater of Mount St. Helens
  • Where the Dangers are Double” The rediscovery and exploration of a forgotten mine under a city.

International Exploration Session

  • Experiments in Autonomous Cave Exploration
  • From Conservation to Cave Mapping: A Scientific Expedition to Batu Katak, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
  • The Invisible River
  • Castleguard Cave: After 50 Years in Canada’s Longest Cave, Exploration Continues
  • New Machine-learning Computer Program to Identify Unmapped and Obscure Tropical Cave Entrances Using Python, GIS and Lidar: Applying Geomorphometry to Automate Landscape Classification
  • Into the Ice: Exploration and Science on the Greenland Ice Sheet
  • Mulu 2019 Expedition, Sarawak, Borneo
  • Pink-eyed cave lobsters and death by dieffenbachia — Caving in Panama’s Bocas del Toro Province
  • More rivers, big rooms and grand stal: The Fifth Expedition to Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines
  • Expedition with the Ukraine Speleological Society to Krubera Cave in the Arabika Massif, Abkhazia
  • Caving in Cartel Country: The 2020 Cerro Rabon Expedition, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • East Shan State, Myanmar 2019–2020: New Longest Cave
  • Going Under Down Under: Flank Margin Caves in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Overview of the Caves of Taiwan
  • Proyecto Espeleologico Sistema Huautla (PESH) Update
  • Sistema Silvana – A new lava tube system in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Exploration & Survey of Caves of the Tiger Cave System (Vietnam)


  • Pottery Demonstration by Peter Jones

Geology and Geography Session

  • Reverse Faults of the Williamsburg Anticline, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, and Their Effect on Speleogenesis

Survey and Cartography Session

  • Datums, Cave Lengths, Cave Depths, and Pit Depths
  • Replacement for the DistoX2: A Project in Progress
  • Autonomous Cave Surveying With an Aerial Robot