2nd Annual Conference and AGM

March 14th, 2020, at Elks Social Hall 

400 Diamond Ave, Spruce Grove, Alberta


8:00        Doors open                

9:00        Welcome                

9:05        Greg Mohr        

The Canadian Honey Market - Opportunities and Challenges”          

9:30        Rod Scarlett        

"A Canadian Perspective on Honey Fraud: The Impact of a Global Problem"        

10:00        Jaime Aguilar                

Organic Beekeeping: The Blueprint to get you Started!”        

10:30        Coffee Break: Sponsored by Dancing Bee Equipment        

10:45        Samantha Muirhead        

“Update from the Provincial Apiculturist”

11:15        Olivia De Herdt        

"Combing Through Paperwork: What is Required of Alberta’s Beekeepers?"        

11:45        Lunch                        

12:45        AGM                        

1:15        Cassandra Docherty

"The Use of Oxalic Acid for Varroa Treatment: An Update and Future Directions."        

1:45        Tracey        Smith                

“Beekeeping using Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.”        

2:15        Coffee Break        Sponsored by Beemaid Bee Supplies        

2:30        Ron Miksha                

"What's in your Honey?"        

3:00        Neil Bertram                

"A Sideliner’s Journey with Nucs."        

3:30        Reece Chandler        

"Bee Packages: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."        

4:00        Honey Competition and Silent Auction Results