Annual Convention Schedule Friday

2018 Annual Convention

November 8th -10th
Frank Mayborn Event & Convention Center

3303 N 3rd St., Temple, TX 76501
** 9 am to 5 pm **

Detailed Schedule

Thursday, November 8thFriday, November 9thSaturday, November 10th
(Download full schedule in a single PDF.)

Highlighted rows of this color are items in excess of the normal schedule (Require tickets, are optional, etc.)
*Schedule is Subject To Change as Needed*
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Conference
Mayborn – Front Entry  
7:30 AM 10:00 AM Honey Show Registration Mayborn – ROOM: 
2:00 PM 5:00 PM Black Jar Honey Judging Mayborn
START TIME FINISH TIME Topic Speaker Location
8:00 AM 8:20 AM Welcome Chris Moore Mayborn
8:20 AM 9:30 AM Numbers, Boxcars, & Bees – Population Dynamics of Colony Growth Dr. Roger Hoopingarner Mayborn Queen Interviews with Judges
9:30 AM 10:30 AM The Times, They Are A Changing George Hansen Mayborn
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Break Mayborn
10:35 AM Texas Honey Show Participant Group Photo Robin Young Mayborn – ROOM: 
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Beekeeping in Urban and Agricultural Areas: Risks and Benefits Dr. Reed Johnson Mayborn
11:45 AM 12:45 PM Swarming: Colonies by the Numbers Dr. Roger Hoopingarner Mayborn
12:45 PM 2:00 PM Queen’s Luncheon or On Your Own Cultural Activity Center
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Honey Show Winners Announcement: Gadget, Photos, Wax Honey Show Committee Mayborn  
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Current Varroa Control And Prospects For New Miticides Dr. Reed Johnson Mayborn
3:30 PM 4:30 PM The Importance of Good Queens Dr. Roger Hoopingarner Mayborn
4:30 PM 4:40 PM Break Mayborn
4:40 PM 4:55 PM American Beekeeping Federation Update Blake Shook Mayborn
4:55 PM 5:10 PM Chinese Tallow – Control Update Blake Shook Mayborn
5:10 PM 6:10 PM Beekeeping Meets Star Trek: Technical Applications in Beekeeping George Hansen Mayborn
6:10 PM 6:25 PM Wrap Up, Door Prizes & Raffle Chris Moore Mayborn
6:30 PM 10:00 PM TBA Awards Dinner: Honey Show Awards: Honey & Mead,
Texas Honey Queen Coronation, & Live Auction
Cultural Activity Center

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Additional Convention Information

[columns] [column size=”half” last=”no”] — Speakers’ Bios.
Convention Program Overview.
Convention Detailed Schedule.
Convention Pricing.
Hotel Information.
[/column] [column size=”half” last=”yes”] — Thursday’s Workshops.
TBA Honey Show 2018.
Vendor Trade Show.
— Thursday’s Fall Testing for the TMB Program.