Schedule
Friday, February 16, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Amazing Anatomical Adaptations in Honey Bees
Dr. Meghan Milbrath
Both educational tracks (seminar/beginning beekeeping) are invited to this presentation.
 
Saturday, February 17, 2018
 
Morning Sessions*
 
7:30 am      Registration
8:15 am      Welcome - Michelle Wright, WTAE Morning News Anchor and fellow beekeeper
8:30 am     Burn it, leave it, or call a vet? Managing bacterial diseases in honey bee colonies. - Dr. Meghan Milbrath
9:40 am     Break
10:00 am   PA State Apiary Inspector - Karen Roccasecca
10:15 am    PA State Beekeeping Association - Steve Repasky, President
10:25 am    PA Honey Queen/Princess 
10:30 am   Challenges of Keeping Healthy Bees - Dwight Wells
11:40 am    Lunch Break - Vendors Open
 
Afternoon Breakout Sessions*
 
Registrants will choose one option in each time slot. Youth guests must attend the same session with adult registrant.
 
Breakout Session I (1:15 pm to 2:05 pm)
  A. Creating and Overwintering Nucs - Neal Kober
  B. Cooking with Honey - Fred Blosat
  C. Tracking the Health of Feral Honey Bees in Pennsylvania - Dr. Magarita Lopez-Uribe
  D. Beginning Beekeeping Class 
 
Breakout Session II (2:25 pm to 3:15 pm)
  A. Queen Management - Jamie Walters
  B. Flow Hive - Jim Fitzroy and Michelle Wright
  C. Influence of Proper Honeybee Nutrition - Dwight Wells
  D. Beginning Beekeeping Class
 
Breakout Session III (3:35 pm to 4:20 pm)
  A. Small Scale Queen Production - Jamie Walters
  B. Q & A Ask the "Seasoned Beekeepers" - Panel
  C.  Swarm Trapping: A Genetic Resource - Mark Beougher
  D. Beginning Beekeeping Class
 
* Those registered for the all day Beginning Beekeeping Class will relocate to a separate meeting room from 8:30 am to 11:40 am and 1:15 pm to 4:20 pm.
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