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2013 MSBA Convention Agenda


October 5, 2013

2013 MSBA Convention Agenda (subject to change)

Thursday Oct. 17, 2013

11am-1pm: Registration

1:00-1:30pm: Emily Campbell, 2013 American Honey Princess

1:30-2:00pm: Cam Lay, Montana Department of Agriculture

2:00-3:00pm: Michelle Flenniken, Assistant Research Pro.-Ph.D from MSU

Subject Title: “Honey Bee Pathogen and Pathway Discovery”

3:00-3:30pm: BREAK

3:30-4:00pm: Laura Brutcher, MSU

Subject Title: “Understanding the Factors Affecting Honey Bee Health”

4:00-5:00pm: Phil Craft, aka Ask Dr. Phil

Subject Title: “Common queen problems in hives”

***Dinner on your own

***Finger foods will be served during the entertainment.


***Family friendly entertainment…children welcome for the evening until 10pm.

7:00-9:00pm: Dynamic Duets, Starring…..Songbird Teresa-Rose and Danny Sax

Kat Felix

9pm-????: Singing and Karaoke with Teresa-Rose

Friday Oct. 18, 2013

8:00-9:00am: Dave Wick: Virus Detection Report

9:00-10:00am: Justin Brown, Bee Shield

Subject Title: “A shield for the bees”.

Subject Title: “Helping the environment and bees hand in hand and with one tree”

10:00-10:15am: BREAK

10:15-11:00am: Any vendors that would like to take a few minutes to speak may do so now.

11:00-12:00pm: James Cropper, CA Air Resources Board

12:00-1:30pm: Luncheons

1:30-2:30pm: Jonathan Lundgren, Research Entomologist

Subject Title: “Insect conservation and modern crop land”.

2:30-2:45pm: BREAK

3:00-5:00pm: Business Meeting

6:00-7:00pm: No Host Happy Hour

7:00pm-???: Banquet, silent auction and auction

Saturday Oct. 19, 2013

8:00am: Sioux Bee Honey meeting breakfast