Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
Location: UC Davis Conference Center
$25 (Students) Please use coupon code JZYXGLAYXE;VALID STUDENT ID REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION)
Our third annual Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy will be hosted at the UC Davis Conference Center on Sunday, May 7, 2017, preceded by the first California Honey Festival in Woodland, CA on Saturday, May 6, 2017. This educational program is designed for beekeepers of all experience levels, including gardeners, farmers and anyone interested in the world of pollination and bees. In additional to our speakers there will be lobby displays featuring graduate student research posters, the latest in beekeeping equipment, books, honey, and much more.
This year, our lead speaker is Dr. Steve Sheppard, Thurber Professor of Apiculture and Chair of the Department of Entomology at Washington State University. Other speakers include Santiago Ramirez from the College of Biological Sciences at UC Davis, Maj Rundlof from the Department of Biology from Lund University, and Margaret Lombard, CEO of the National Honey Board. Elina Niño, the Extension Apiculturist from the Department of Entomology and Nematology at UC Davis, will be honoring the Apprentice-level students from the Master Beekeeper Program.
8:30 – 9:00 am - Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - Welcome and Introductions
Amina Harris, Director, Honey and Pollination Center, RMI, UC Davis
Neal Williams, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
9:15 am – Lead Speaker: Steve Sheppard
10:15 am – Santiago Ramirez: Orchid Bees
10:45 am - Break (Opportunity to visit Graduate Student Posters and Exhibits)
11:15 am – Stacy Combes – NPB: Neurobiology Physiology and Behavior - How Flight Biomechanics can be Affected by Drugs
11:45 - Elina Nino: Master Beekeeper Program
Honoring Apprentice Level Master Beekeepers – Pin Ceremony
12:15 Lunch - Graduate Student Poster Presentations
1:30 pm – Maj Rundlof: Pesticides and Bees
2:00 pm - Discussion with a Veterinarian: Innoculating our colonies
2:30 pm - LIGHTNING ROUND TALKS
4 – 6 minute presentations about different programs in the world of beekeeping
3:10 pm - Break
3:30 pm - Margaret Lombard: Labeling issues and guidelines for Honey
4:00 pm - Winners of the Graduate Student Poster Competition Announced
Hyatt Hotel: Please visit the website to book with group code G-U059. Cut-off date is April 14th.
Hallmark Hotel: Contact the Hallmark Inn directly at (800)753-0035 and ask for Booking ID #2974 to get the Bee Symposium discount. The discounted rate is $129.00 per night for a single King room and $139.99 for a double Queen room. Cut off date 4/7/17.
IF YOU LIVE OUTSIDE THE USA: Please enter CA in the State Field. 95616 in the Zip Code Field and 555-555-5555 in the Telephone Field. You can enter your state/province, country, postal code and phone number in the supplemental fields provided. Once you submit the registration information you will be redirected to a secure credit card site where you will be able to enter your credit card information with the correct address. Thank you.
CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% credit towards future course if cancelled prior to April 18, 2016. No refund or credit after April 18, 2016.
For more information: contact Amina Harris firstname.lastname@example.org or Liz Luu email@example.com