2011 Conference Schedule

2011 Conference Schedule

Main Conference Topic - Practical Beekeeping

Wednesday Room A Room B
8:30 - 8:45 Introduction - Everett Z. -
8:45 - 9:30 OPENING CEREMONY - Ken Ayars, Dept. Enviromental Management, Division of Agricultue -
9:30 - 10:15 Randy Oliver- Varroa And Virus Management -
10:15 - 10:45 BREAK BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 David Mendes - East Coast Pollination Round-Up

John Miller - West Coast Pollination Round-Up

11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH LUNCH
12:30 - 1:15 Hambleton Award Winner - Student Award Winner - Elina Lastro Nino, Penn St Diana Sammataro - What's Happening At The Tucson Lab
1:30 - 2:15 Randy Oliver - Honey Bee Nutrition Hambleton Award Winner - Jay Evans, Beltsville Beelab
2:15 - 3:00 Dan O'Hanlon - The Liability Game Jennifer Berry - Georgia Lab Discoveries
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK BREAK
3:30 - 4:15 Marina Marchese - The Business of Honey Bee Products Jeremy Wagnitz - Baton Rouge Bee Lab Update
4:30 - 5:15 Mike Palmer - Winter Thoughts Jessica Lawrence - Good Lab Practices

Thursday Room A Room B
8:30 - 8:45 Mod. K. Flottum Mod. EAS Body
8:45 - 9:30 Jeff Pettis - Honey Bee Health - The USDA Area Wide Program Overview -
9:30 - 10:15 Randy Oliver - Bee Health Basics David Tarpy - Who's related to who? Relationships among queens and drones in managed populations
10:15 - 10:45 BREAK BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 Christi Heintz - Project Apis m Jessica Lawrence - Good Lab Practices
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 Dan O'hanlon - West Virginia's Queen Program Dick Rogers - Testing Pesticides: From molecule discovery to marketed product
1:30 - 2:15 Hambleton Award Winner - Jay Evans, Beltsville, Md.
Roger Morse Award Winner - Maryann Fraizer, Penn St
2:15 - 3:00 WS WS
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK BREAK
3:30 - 4:15 WS WS
4:30 - 5:15 WS WS

Friday Room A Room B
8:30 - 8:45 Mod. Bill Mares Mod. VT Body
8:45 - 9:30 8:45 - 9:15 Vermont 2012 -
9:30 - 10:15 9:15 - 10:00 Randy Oliver - Honey Bee Nutrition Jeremy Wagnitz - VSH and Russian Bees in Migratory Oopeations
10:15 - 10:45 BREAK Break
10:45 - 11:30 EAS Annual Business Meeting -
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch Lunch
12:30 - 1:15 Cindy Bee - The Business Of Bee Removal Diana Sammataro - Beneficial Microbes
1:30 - 2:15 Jeff Pettis - The Beltsville Bee Lab Update and the search for Tropilaelaps mites Erin Forbes - SARE Grant Results
2:15 - 3:00 WS WS
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK Break
3:30 - 4:15 WS WS
4:30 - 5:15 WS WS
Apitherapy will be done in one room all day Thursday. Author Workshop -Cindy Bee, Mariana Marchese, Dianna Sammataro, Bill Turnbull, Kim Flottum Microscope Lab will be in one room all afternoon, Thur and Fri.