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Thursday, October 17th

CONFERENCE KICKOFF

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4 – 9pm

Advance preview of the Trade Show featuring 60+ exhibitors.

Complete your bingo card to win PRIZES!

5 – 6pm

Conference Warm Up: Sensory 101: Building Your Flavour Vocabulary. | Crystal Luxmore, Advanced Cicerone leads you through a series of sensory exercises.

*Note: We only have space available for 90 guests as it’s a tasting seminar. *First come, first served. The Trade Show floor opens at 4pm so come early to browse and also reserve your seat if you’d like to join the tasting seminar. 

Harbour Conference Centre: Round Room

6.00 – 7.30pm

Dinner featuring Big Day BBQ and DownLow Chicken Shack.

7.30pm – 8.30pm

Roth

KEYNOTE
Bryan Roth of Good Beer Hunting
What Narratives and Numbers Can Tell Us, and What You Can Do About Them

Main Theatre and streamed

8.30 – 10.00pm

Mingler with DJ Hebegebe

Friday, October 18th

CONFERENCE MAIN EVENT

Presented by Vessel Packaging Co.   

8.00 – 8.45

Registration, Continental Breakfast, Trade Show Opens

8.45 – 9.45

Welcoming Remarks: Carlos Mendes, Master of Ceremonies

 

CANADIAN CRAFT BREWERS ASSOCIATION

Rick Dalmazzi, Executive Director, Canadian Craft Brewers Association. Presenting the CCBA’s platform and the benefits that the newly formed association will provide to brewers across the country including the independent seal.

Main Theatre and streamed

9.45 – 10.15

Coffee Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by BoxMaster

10.15 – 11.15

2019 Keynote Speaker Steve Beauchesne

OPENING KEYNOTE
Steve Beauchesne, CEO and Co-founder of Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co
How looking to the past can help navigate craft during turbulent times.

Main Theatre and streamed

Presented by:

TRACKS:

BREWING + TECHNICAL

MARKETING

OPERATIONS + FINANCE

BREAKOUT

11.15 – 12.15

Canning: Seams Important! | Vessel Packaging Company

Li Room

Tax Incentives Uncovered. Uncover the hidden value in your company. | Richard Hoy, Catax Canada

Round Room

Simple Yeast Management Anyone Can Do | Neva Parker, White Labs

Breakout (3rd Floor)

12.15 – 1.45

Lunch Break on the Trade Show Floor

Prepared by 

1.00 – 1.30

Lunch n Learns

Keep Your Brand Fresh: Learn to recognize when to evolve, how far to push an evolution, and how to use recent packaging innovations to help. | Leif Miltenberger, Hired Guns Creative

Round Room

1.45 – 2.45

Brewing with Brettanomyces Yeast and Mixed Cultures | Chad Yakobson, Crooked Stave Brewing

Main Theatre

Li Room

How to Hire, Train, and Manage Sales People | Industy Panel moderated by Matt Lockhart of Phillips Brewing

Round Room

Breakout (3rd Floor)

2.45 – 3.45

HOPS. Moving beyond variety-by-name to flavour contributions in the hops industry: An evolved approach to integrating the brewing community | D Joshua Mayich, Darlings Island Farm

Li Room

Diversifying the Marketplace | Industry Panel moderated by Chloe Smith of Townsite

Main Theatre

Knowing the Guts of Your Brewery | Curt Herzog, EKOS Brewmaster

Round Room

Breakout (3rd Floor)

3.45 – 4.15

Refreshment Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by 

4.15 – 5.15

Technical Tidbits from Blind Enthusiasm | Greg Zeschuk, Rob Monk and Doug Checknita, Blind Enthusiasm Brewing
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Main Theatre

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

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See you at the Maritime Labour Centre. The party kicks off at 7pm and goes until midnight!
*Tickets are included with your All-Access Conference Ticket or can be purchased separately.

TRACK:

BREWING/TECHNICAL

11.15 – 12.15

12.15 – 1.45

Lunch Break on the Trade Show Floor

Prepared by 

1.00 – 1.30

Lunch n Learns

1.45 – 2.45

Wild Things. Brewing with Brettanomyces Yeast and Mixed Cultures

Main Theatre

2.45 – 3.45

HOPS. Moving beyond variety-by-name to flavour contributions in the hops industry: An evolved approach to integrating the brewing community

Li Room

3.45 – 4.15

Refreshment Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by 

4.15 – 5.15

TRACK:

MARKETING

12.15 – 1.45

Lunch Break on the Trade Show Floor

Prepared by 

1.00 – 1.30

Lunch n Learns

Keep Your Brand Fresh: Learn to recognize when to evolve, how far to push an evolution, and how to use recent packaging innovations to help.

Round Room

2.45 – 3.45

3.45 – 4.15

Refreshment Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by 

4.15 – 5.15

TRACK:

OPERATIONS/FINANCE

11.15 – 12.15

Tax Incentives Uncovered. Uncover the hidden value in your company.

Round Room

12.15 – 1.45

Lunch Break on the Trade Show Floor

Prepared by 

1.00 – 1.30

Lunch n Learns

2.45 – 3.45

3.45 – 4.15

Refreshment Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by 

TRACK:

BREAKOUT

11.15 – 12.15

BREAKOUT

12.15 – 1.45

Lunch Break on the Trade Show Floor

Prepared by 

3.45 – 4.15

Refreshment Break on the Trade Show floor

Sponsored by

4.15 – 5.15

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