GBC 2017

Here’s the schedule for the 2017 GBC (subject to change)

Conference Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017


8:15am-8:45am   Arrive, Check In at Registration
8:45am-9:00am   Welcome, Review agenda
9:00am-9:55am Dr. Dewey Caron Some Good News About Bees
9:55am-10:15am Break 20 minute break - Refreshments and Vendors downstairs
10:15am-11:00am MB Kent Williams Reducing Chemical Dependency: Feasible or Not?
11:00am-11:20am Break 20 minute break - Refreshments and Vendors downstairs
11:20am-12:05pm Dr. Dewey Caron Reading Brood Frames - Interactive
12:05pm-1:15pm Lunch

Downstairs - Purchase your lunch ticket when registering
Lunch is sponsered by Mann Lake.

First raffle drawing starts after lunch

1:15pm-2:10pm MB Kent Williams Evaluating Queens & Their Pheromones
2:10pm-2:30pm Break

20 minute break and raffle drawing

Second raffle drawing starts after break

2:30pm-3:15pm MB Frank Licata Managing Your Hives Thru the Seaons
3:15pm-3:35pm Break

20 minute break, Silent Auction & Vendors End After Break

Third raffle drawing starts after break

Honey swap starts at 3:25pm

3:35pm-4:30pm Dr. Dewey Caron Reading the Hive - Do we always need to open it?
4:30pm-5:15pm Panel Q&A Panel Q&A - Dr. Dewey Caron, MB Kent Williams, MB Frank Licata
5:15pm-5:30pm In Closing Closing Remarks, remaining raffle items - Head to Evening Social
6:00pm-8:30pm Evening Social Cocktails and heavy horderves/light dinner at Wicked Waters
Purchase Evening Social Ticket when registering

***MB = Master Beekeeper, Both MB this year are certified by the Eastern Apiculture Society.