2012 Conference Schedule
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2012 Conference Schedule

Main Conference Topic - Bees and Beyond

                  Subject to Improvement

Wednesday Maple A Maple B
8:30 -8:45 Introduction
8:45-10:00

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

Rowan Jacobsen

10:00 Break Break
10:30-11:15 Where 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
12:15 Lunch Lunch
Bees & Beyond I How We Do It
1:30-2:15 Vt. Fresh Network
Tom Bivins
Northern NE
Tony Jadzak, Mike Palmer
2:30-3:15 Genetics of bees in US
Debbie Delaney
Southern NE
Leslie Huston, Dave Meldrum
3:15 Break Break
3:45-4:15 Café & Miel
Dewey Caron, Bill Mares
Con't
4:30-5:15 Beekeeping over the Pond
Michael Young
How We Do It in
Ontario
Les Eccles

Thursday Maple A Maple B
· SUSTAINABILITY DOING 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
10:00 Break Break
10:30-11:15 Sustainable Beekeeping,
a Chemical Free Approach
Warren Miller
On The Radar
Kim Flottum


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

Friday Maple A Maple B
· BEES AND BEYOND II ALTERNATIVES
8:15-9:00
Honey Bees in the Wild
Tom Seeley
Natural Beekeeping
Ross Conrad
9:15-10:00 Breeding Bees
Marla Spivak
Organic Beekeeping (NOFA)
Nicole Dehne, Josh White
10:00 Break Break
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
11:30-12:15 Filling up the Urban
Habitat
Rich Wieske
Certified Naturally
Grown
Alice Varon &
Jonathan Duffy
12:15 Lunch Lunch
1:00 EAS Business Meeting ·
1:30-5:00 Workshops