2017 Main Conference
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2017 Main Conference

2017 Main Conference

classThe EAS Conference begins on Wednesday, with Short Course participants included, extending through Friday afternoon. There will be keynote presentations to begin our daily programs followed by multiple tracks of presentations continuing through the afternoon. Speakers include Tom Seeley, Marla Spivak, Michael Palmer, Jennifer Berry, popular author James Tew, our Hambleton and student award winners, Clarence Collison our 2007 Roger Morse Extension/regulatory award winner, Jay Evans, USDA, Beltsville, Past EAS President Tammy Horn and many more.

 

Wednesday August 2 Theme: Follow the Bees to Newark

March 14 SUBJECT TO MINOR CHANGE

Yoga 6:30-7:30 on the dorm green

Clayton Hall Auditorium 8:30-8:45 Introductions & Welcome

Townsend Hall MB EXAMS - AM Lab 9-12; AM to PM Field Exams

HONEY SHOW entries (until 10AM Clayton Lobby) ; HONEY SHOW EXCHANGE entries ALL DAY

Auditorium 8:45-9:35 Keynote Jay Evans, USDA Beltsville, Our expanding knowledge of bee disease

9:35-9:40 5 min Break

Auditorium 9:40- 10:30 Keynote Jennifer Berry, Univ of GA, Keeping Bees Alive

30 minute vendor Break

50 minute workshops

Auditorium

Auditorium 125

Pencader 115 A&B

Pencader 117

Pencader 106

BEE Science

EAS Award winners

Beekeeping

Getting information to Beekeepers

Training our

Newest (& veteran) Beekeepers

Sustainability

11:00 – 11:50

J.I. Hambleton Award winner

TBD

Latest from our vendors

Peter Lindtner

Bee Photography - a picture is worth 1000 words

Special speaker Bart Smith MD - Identifying Honey Bee Pathogens & Pests - A hands-on workshop for new & experienced Beekeepers

Featured speaker

Tammy Horn, KY

Women in Apiculture

BEE AUTHORS

Autographs

12:00-12:30

Clayton Hall Lobby

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

1:30-4:30 Field trip to a Flower

Mt Cuba

w/Peter lindtner

+ UD students

& Mt Cuba docents

1:30-2:20

Jay Evans, MD Translating bee research into management of stress & disease

Brielle Hermstedt, DE

Honey Bee Anatomy

Featured Speaker

Kim Flottum, OH, Bee Culture Mag

On the radar – Bee Health, Honey Markets & More.

John Gaut, NJ

The NE NJ Mentoring program - Helping new beekeepers be successful

Don Coats, PA

Bee Vet

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

2:30-3:20

Debbie Delaney, DE

A Honey Bee Collective: An educational endeavor in mountains of West Virginia

Cybil Preston, MD. Day in life of apiary inspector

Ray Banks, DE

Beekeeping in the south of Delaware

Myrl Stone, PA.

Chester Co PA beekeepers getting it done

Mike Embrey, MD.

Small Hive Beetle

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

3:50-5:00

Hambleton Winner 2nd talk

Dr. Jeffrey Cheskin, DE Modern Day Mead Making (& Tasting)

Jeff Burd, NJ

Beekeeping in Central Jersey – giving back on behalf of the bees  

Kathy Hossler, DE

The DBA and three DE county Associations

Keith Jardine, PA. Lazy Beekeeping - simplifying the process through the season

Bee yard time 2:30- 5:00 w/ EAS Bee Wranglers

Don Hopkins & Jen Keller, NC

+ Bob Mitchell

DE

+ DE beekeepers

Kids ‘n Bees Fly-In   Workshop 1:30-3:30

Organized by Sarah Red Laird

Special need Deaf Students

How to effectively reach youth -open to all Bee Educators

Dinner on Main

Street

 Newark, De

Dancing w/ the

Bees   w/ Cliff

Sunflower

Thursday Aug 3    

Yoga 6:30-7:30 On dorm green (weather permitting)

8:15-8:25 Introductions

Auditorium 8:25-9:25 Featured speaker Mike Palmer, VT, Sustainable/seasonal bee management

9:25-9:30 Break

Auditorium 9:30- 10:30 Keynote Address Tom Seeley, Cornell, Darwinian Beekeeping

30 minute Break

Auditorium

Auditorium 125

Pencader 115 A&B

Pencader 106

Pencader 117

workshops

Our award winners

Bees as business

Artistry w/ Bees & Bee Products

New innovations & technology

Sustainability Healthy Queens

11:00-11:50

EAS Student Award winner TBA

Tammy Horn, KY

Improving bee forage

UD Project -Honey Products pricing/mkting

management

Dewey Caron, OR Tools Guide & Videos

Featured speaker:

Larry Connor, MI

ABC’s of Healthy Queens

BEE AUTHORS

Autographs

12:00-12:30

Clayton Hall Lobby

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

1:30-6:00

FIELD TRIP TO

w/ Peter Lindtner

NEMOURS

& Ken Darsey

GARDENS &

Horticulturist

MANSION

1:30-2:20

EAS Roger Morse Awardee (2007) Clarence Collison Queens, Queens, Queens

Dean Burroughs, MD

Supplementing income with bees

Ben & Kimberly Carpenter, NY. The Artistry of producing quality Comb Honey

Allen Hayes, MD Gadgets you keep bees without but won’t want to

Michael Palmer VT

Queen rearing in a Sustainable Apiary

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

2:30-3:20

Roger Morse Award winner 2017

TBA

Bob Wellemeyer, VA

Sideline

(small-scale) Pollination

Ann Breinig, NJ

Encaustic painting Changes in Bee Meds - Why, What, How and expected results

Ray Walker, DE.

Non-Invasive colony monitoring Technology

Ken Outten, DE

Small sale nuc production

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

3:50-5:10

Tom Seeley, NY Past Hambleton   winner

Bee Hunting

Landi Simone

EAS MB program

The 2017 Honey Show – points & pointers

Marla Spivak, MN

Urban bee

consultants

Jennifer Berry What it takes to rear quality queens.

Kids n Bees Academy

Sarah Red Laird, OR

Kidz ACADEMY

       All day

Kidz ACADEMY

All day

Kidz ACADEMY 

    All day

Kidz ACADEMY

    All day

Auction evening

Announce Honey Show winners

 

Friday August 4

Yoga 6:30-7:30 on Dorm Green

8:15-8:30 Introductions

Auditorium 8:30-9:20 Featured presentation DE Veterans Planting Hope with Honey Bees. Faith Kuehn DE Dept Ag, Ron Hazlett, US Marine Veteran, Ray Walker, Walker Apiaries DE

9:20-9:30 Break

Auditorium 9:35- 10:35 Keynote Marla Spivak, U Minn. Building a Better Future for Bees

30 min Break

11:00-11:15 VA NEXT YEAR Pam Fisher/Karla Eisen, VA Welcomes you

11:15 -12:00 EAS ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

12:00-12:15 HONEY EXCHANGE pickups

BEE AUTHORS

Autographs

12:00-12:30

Clayton Hall Lobby

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

Friday PM

Auditorium

Auditorium 125

Pencader 115 A & B

Pencader 106

Pencader 117

Beekeeping

Expanding horizons

Working with Others

Bee research

advances

Sustainability

1:30-2:20

Featured Talk;

Jim Tew, OH

Beekeeping is Thriving – WHY?

Faith Kuehn & Chris Wade Discussion

Developing/ Implementing a MP3

Karla Eisen, VA

A Club Based Nuc Program- The Sustainable Bee Club

Featured talk: Maryann Frazier, PA Overwintering – Improving your odds

Featured speaker:

Vince Aloyo, PA

Why and how to rear quality queens

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

10 min break

2:30-3:20

TOWN HALL

DE BKpr Panel

Paul Dill, Ken Outten, Joe Nicolai,

Mid-Atlantic Natural Beekeepers

Exploring & Sharing Natural Methods of

Beekeeping

Pam Fisher, VA

Public

Outreach – vital for your club –how we do it in SE VA Bkprs Guild

Student or Morse award winner 2nd talk

TBA

 Chris Cripps, BetterBee NY

Changes in Bee Meds Why, What, How and expected results

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

30 min break

3:50-5:10

Allen Hayes, MD What beekeepers need to know about Yellow jacket wasps

Denise Bridgens

Starting a new bee club in DE

Joe Alvarez, NJ

How to have a discussion with growers and environmental organizations

Rachael Bonoan, MA Dirty Water/ Diet diversity & the honey bee microbiome

Maryann Frazier, PA. New Tools to Solve old Problems

In the Beeyard

Don Hopkins & Jen Keller

W/ Ronnie Quillan

& Oliver Collins

 

Banquet evening

Some secrets Old Beekeepers Should Never Tell Jim Tew

     
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