2021 Annual Convention, November 6th & 7th, 2021, Moody Gardens, Galveston, Texas

Detailed Schedule


Jump to Sunday, November 7

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2021 TBA CONVENTION SCHEDULE
*Schedule is Subject To Change as Needed*
START TIME FINISH TIME Location
7:15 AM 8:00 AM Conference Registration & Check-In Opens South Foyer Lobby
Events During Convention
7:15 AM 10:00 AM Honey Show Registration EXPO A4
7:15 AM 6:30 PM Exhibitor Showcase Moody Ballroom
7:15 AM 3:00 PM Silent Auction Salon F
1:00 PM 3:00 PM Black Jar Honey Judging "PEOPLE'S CHOICE" South Foyer Lobby
3:30 PM 5:00 PM TBA Business Meeting EXPO A
6:30 PM 10:00 PM Banquet with Awards Ceremony and Live Auction FLORAL HALL
Welcome to the 2021 TBA Convention
8:00 AM 8:15 AM TBA Officer Greeting – John Swan Exhibit Hall A
8:15 AM 8:25 AM Save Bees – Save Vets Hives for Heroes, Steve Jimenez
8:30 AM 9:30 AM Keynote Problems and Promises of Darwinian Beekeeping, Dr. Lewis Bartlett
9:30 AM 9:55 AM BREAK
BREAKOUT SESSIONS BEGIN
10:00-10:50 AM 11:00-11:50 AM 12:00-1:25 PM 1:30-2:20 PM 2:30-3:20 PM
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SESSION 3 SESSION 4
Dadant Ivy Room Women in Beekeeping commercial,queen rearing,marketing,
husbandry,production
Ashley Ralph, Laura Weaver, Jodi McCumber, Natalie B., Tanya Phillips
Running a Bee Business
Justin Russell, Chris Moore, Jodi McCumber, Blake Shook
The Bee Removal Business Strategies and Advice
Charlie Agar, Connor White, Brandon Fahrenkemp, Justin Russell
Learning From Mistakes – What I Would Do Differently
Jonathon Walker, Justin Russell, Stan Gore
Vine Room 1 Controlling and Correcting Defensive Hives
Blake Shook
What Makes Infectious Diseases Deadly –
Viruses, Vectoring, Varroa, Virulence

Dr. Lewis Bartlett
50 Shades of Gray
3 Years in a Carniolan Breeding Program
Megan Mahoney
Growing Pains- Expanding to a Sideline or Commercial Beekeeper
Blake Shook
Mann Lake
Vine Room 2
Marketing Your Business: Public Relations, Social, Website, Content
Nicole Buergers
Biology of Africanized Honey Bees in the Americas
Dr. Juliana Rangel
BIP's Boots on the Ground Tech Transfer & the Bee Community
Cade Houston
Antimicrobial Properties of Bioactive Honey
Dr. Ferhat Ozturk
Salon H Pollination, Pollinators and Gardening for Pollinators
Ed Irwin
Nutrition Management for Robust Populations
Lance Wilson
ABF Honey Princess
Virginia Allen
Double Nucs – Developing a Sustainable Apiary
Chari & James Elam
Salon G Top Bar Beekeeping Beginners
Brandon Fahrenkemp
Top Bar Beekeeping Advanced
Les Crowder
Apitherapy – A Practical Guide
Cyrus Nasr & Sandi Murray
Varroa Monitoring and Sampling – A Demonstration
Mary Reed
Salon C Taking Your Bees From Surviving to Thriving
Chari & James Elam
Zen & The Art of Bee Removal tools, tips, and techniques
Charlie Agar
Managing Africanized Bees
Lance Wilson
Beekeeping 201
Nathalie B.
Salon B What Every Beekeeper Should Know About Honey Bee Foraging
Lance Wilson
Beekeeping 101
Nathalie B.
Hive Health and Nutrition for the Hobbyist and Sideliner
Blake Butler
Bee All That You Can Bee – How Honeybees and Beekeepers Have the Same Traits for Success
Ed Irwin
Salon A Honey Bee Pests and Diseases
Ph. D. Candidate Taylor Powell
Understanding the Enemy: New insights on Varroa Mite Biology and Behavior
Ph. D. Candidate Taylor Reams
Coast to Coast Honey Tasting
Monica Siwiak
Bitter Sweet Marketing 101
Jodi McCumber
Demo Area #1
EXPO A3
Making Mead
Terry Wright
Working with Natural Wax Frames
Art Thomas
Wax Making – earrings or pendant and rolled candle
Dodie Stillman
Wax Making – luminary/planter with flower decorations and fire starters
Dodie Stillman
Demo Area #2
EXPO A3
Feeding Soft Sugar Bricks & Trickle Feeding Technique
Stan Gore
Honey Sensory
Tanya Phillips
Making Your Own Lip Balm
Myra Smith & Beth Derr
Making Your Own Lotion
Myra Smith & Beth Derr
3:20 PM 3:30 PM BREAK
3:30 PM 5:00 PM TBA Business Meeting EXPO A
5:00 PM 6:30 PM BREAK
6:30 PM 10:00 PM Banquet with Awards Ceremony and Live Auction FLORAL HALL
(PDF download of Saturday schedule)

Jump to Saturday, November 6

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2021 TBA CONVENTION SCHEDULE
*Schedule is Subject To Change as Needed*
START TIME FINISH TIME Location
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Conference Registration & Check-In Opens South Foyer Lobby
Events During Convention on Sunday
7:30 AM 1:00 PM Exhibitor Showcase Moody Ballroom
7:30 AM Noon Silent Auction item pick-up Salon F
Welcome to the 2021 TBA Convention
8:00 AM Biscuits & Honey Breakfast EXPO A
8:05 AM 8:15 AM TBA Morning Greeting, Dodie Stillman
8:15 AM 9:15 AM Texas Beekeeping Laws – an update
Mary Reed, Davonna Koebrick, Joe Morris, Dodie Stillman – moderator
9:15 AM 9:30 AM BREAK
BREAKOUT SESSIONS BEGIN
9:30-10:20 AM 10:30-11:20 AM 11:30-12:20 PM
SESSION 1 SESSION 2 SESSION 3
Dadant
Ivy Room
Honey in Cancer Treatment
Dr. Ferhat Ozturk
Effective Methods Of Controlling Parasites in the Hive
Dr. Lewis Bartlett
Getting Off the Synthetic Chem-Trail-
Hive Health and a Commitment to Minimal Intervention
Jonathon Walker
Vine Room 1 Honey Bees As A Superorganism
Ashley Ralph
Nutritional Ecology Of Honey Bees
Dr. Juliana Rangel
Becoming A Beekeeper –
All About This Fascinating Hobby
Ed Irwin
Mann Lake
Vine Room 2
Top 10 Best Practices in Modern Beekeeping
Lance Wilson
Agritourism –
Creating a Bee Destination
Laura Weaver
Queen Rearing
Megan Mahoney
Salon H Producing Honey –
Preparing and Managing Hives for Honey Flow

Blake Shook
Simple Splits –
Four Options With Post Care
Chari & James Elam
Diversify Y'all –
How to Make Money as a Sideliner
Charlie Agar
Salon G Photographing Pollinators –
Keys to Improve Your Photographs
Ed Irwin
Marketing Real Texas Honey
Chris Moore
Mentoring and Consulting for Success
Nicole Buergers
Salon C Bee Removals –
A Step by Step Guide
Connor White
Building a Honey House
Michelle Boerst
Bee Safety –
A Guide For When Things Go Wrong
Brandon Fahrenkemp
Salon B MIS – Misinformation Tall Tales in Beekeeping
Art Thomas
Integrated Pest Management, An Overview
Taylor Powell
The Smell of Stress – Calming Beekeeping Practices
Les Crowder
Demo Area
#1
EXPO A3
Making Beeswax Food Storage Wraps
Barbi Rose
Local / Regional Bee Club Resources
Myra Smith
Making Soap
Barbi Rose
Demo Area
#2
EXPO A3
Making Mead
Terry Wright
Making Top Bar Hives
Nathalie B.
12:30 PM CLOSING CEREMONY & DOOR PRIZES EXPO A
(PDF download of Sundy schedule)


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