2012 Conference Schedule

2012 Conference Schedule

Main Conference Topic - Bees and Beyond

                  Subject to Improvement

WednesdayMaple AMaple B
8:30 -8:45Introduction
8:45-10:00

"TERROIR NOT TERROR"
"The Taste of Place and Why Honey Should be the Next Wine"

Rowan Jacobsen

10:00BreakBreak
10:30-11:15Where Does Beekeeping
Go from here

Doug McRory
EAS Morse Award winner
Queens - Practical Advice & Tips
Master Beekeeper Panel
Billy Davis, Leslie Huston,
Kent Williams, Bob Burns
Dewey Caron, mod.


11:30-12:15

Bee Rental is My Business
George Hansen

Queens - Con't
12:15LunchLunch
Bees & Beyond IHow We Do It
1:30-2:15Vt. Fresh Network
Tom Bivins
Northern NE
Tony Jadzak, Mike Palmer
2:30-3:15Genetics of bees in US
Debbie Delaney
Southern NE
Leslie Huston, Dave Meldrum
3:15BreakBreak
3:45-4:15Café & Miel
Dewey Caron, Bill Mares
Con't
4:30-5:15Beekeeping over the Pond
Michael Young
How We Do It in
Ontario
Les Eccles

ThursdayMaple AMaple B
·SUSTAINABILITYDOING IT LOCALLY

8:15-9:00

Nucleus Colonies in the
sustainable Apiary
Mike Palmer
Evaluation of Reproductive
Characteristics of Queens
Pierre Giovenazzo
9:15-10:00

Community Based Nuc &
Queen Program
Jim & Pat Haskell

Queens:  When to replace them -
when to live with them
Jim Tew
10:00BreakBreak
10:30-11:15Sustainable Beekeeping,
a Chemical Free Approach
Warren Miller
On The Radar
Kim Flottum


11:30-12:15From one nuc to one
hundred in four Years
Andrew Munkres
Beekeeping Through the
Camera Lens
Simon Croson
12:15LunchLunch
1:30-5:00Workshops·

FridayMaple AMaple B
·BEES AND BEYOND IIALTERNATIVES
8:15-9:00
Honey Bees in the Wild
Tom Seeley
Natural Beekeeping
Ross Conrad
9:15-10:00Breeding Bees
Marla Spivak
Organic Beekeeping (NOFA)
Nicole Dehne, Josh White
10:00BreakBreak
10:30-11:15

The Search for Mite-Resistant
Honey Bees
(Hambleton Award Winner)
Lilia de Guzman

Top Bar Hives:· Taking
Back the Means of
Beekeeping
Sam Comfort
11:30-12:15Filling up the Urban
Habitat
Rich Wieske
Certified Naturally
Grown
Alice Varon &
Jonathan Duffy
12:15LunchLunch
1:00EAS Business Meeting·
1:30-5:00Workshops