2011 Conference Schedule

2011 Conference Schedule

Main Conference Topic - Practical Beekeeping

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

John Miller - West Coast Pollination Round-Up

11:30 - 12:30LUNCHLUNCH
12:30 - 1:15Hambleton Award Winner - Student Award Winner - Elina Lastro Nino, Penn StDiana Sammataro - What's Happening At The Tucson Lab
1:30 - 2:15Randy Oliver - Honey Bee NutritionHambleton Award Winner - Jay Evans, Beltsville Beelab
2:15 - 3:00Dan O'Hanlon - The Liability GameJennifer Berry - Georgia Lab Discoveries
3:00 - 3:30BREAKBREAK
3:30 - 4:15Marina Marchese - The Business of Honey Bee ProductsJeremy Wagnitz - Baton Rouge Bee Lab Update
4:30 - 5:15Mike Palmer - Winter ThoughtsJessica Lawrence - Good Lab Practices

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

FridayRoom ARoom B
8:30 - 8:45Mod. Bill MaresMod. VT Body
8:45 - 9:308:45 - 9:15 Vermont 2012-
9:30 - 10:159:15 - 10:00 Randy Oliver - Honey Bee NutritionJeremy Wagnitz - VSH and Russian Bees in Migratory Oopeations
10:15 - 10:45BREAKBreak
10:45 - 11:30EAS Annual Business Meeting-
11:30 - 12:30LunchLunch
12:30 - 1:15Cindy Bee - The Business Of Bee RemovalDiana Sammataro - Beneficial Microbes
1:30 - 2:15Jeff Pettis - The Beltsville Bee Lab Update and the search for Tropilaelaps mitesErin Forbes - SARE Grant Results
2:15 - 3:00WSWS
3:00 - 3:30BREAKBreak
3:30 - 4:15WSWS
4:30 - 5:15WSWS
Apitherapy will be done in one room all day Thursday.Author Workshop -Cindy Bee, Mariana Marchese, Dianna Sammataro, Bill Turnbull, Kim FlottumMicroscope Lab will be in one room all afternoon, Thur and Fri.