Schedule of events

Monday, November 15
11 AM – 1 PM

CSBA Board of Directors Meeting

1 – 3 PM

Apiary Board Meeting

3 – 5 PM

Santa Barbara Sailing Center Private Boat Tour | TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

6 – 7 PM

President’s Opening Reception | Light Hors d’oeuvres & No Host Bar

Tuesday, November 16
8 AM

Registration and Exhibits Open

9 – 9:40 AM

Opening Ceremonies and Committee Reports

9:40 – 10 AM

Refreshment Break

10 – 11 AM

Update From the Bee Research World – Elina L. Nino, Ph.D., Apiculture Extension and Research, UC Davis

11 AM – 12 PM

Legislative Report

12 – 1:30 PM

Lunch on Your Own

1:30 – 2:40 PM

Industry Updates – Project Apis m., American Honey Producers, American Beekeeping Federation

Platinum Sponsor Presentation

2:40 – 3 PM

Refreshment Break  

3 – 4 PM

BeeWhere Grant and State Regulatory Update

5 – 6 PM

Welcome Reception – Get to Know Your Exhibitors | Light Hors d’oeuvres & No Host Bar

Wednesday, November 17
7 - 9 AM

American Sioux Honey Association Members Breakfast

8 AM

Registration Continues & Exhibits Open

8 – 11 AM

Silent Auction

9 – 10 AM

Honey Bee Nutrition – Ramesh Sagili, Associate Professor-Apiculture, Oregon State University

10 AM - 4 PM

A Day in the California Master Beekeeper Program

10 – 10:45 AM

Bee Viruses – Speaker to be Announced

10:45 – 11 AM

Refreshment Break

11 AM – 12 PM

Panel Discussion – Making Splits and Queen Acceptance on Large Scales

12 PM

Research Luncheon – Keynote Speaker – Brandon Hopkins, Assistant Research Professor, Washington State University  TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Research Auction – Immediately Following Research Luncheon

4 PM

Resolutions Committee Meeting

4:30 PM

Research Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 18
8 AM

Registration Continues & Exhibits Open

8 – 9:15 AM

Member Breakfast – Keynote Speaker – H-2A Temporary Agricultural Programs – Mark Martens,  Agri Placements | TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED FOR NON-VOTING MEMBERS

9:15 – 10:15 AM

CSBA Annual Business Meeting

10:15 – 10:35 AM

Refreshment Break

10:35 – 11:15 AM

Almond Industry Update – Josette Lewis, Almond Board of CA

11:15 AM – 12 PM

Economics of Almond Pollination Agreements: Results from the 2021 Beekeeper Survey – Brittney Goodrich, Dept. of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis

12 – 1:30 PM

1st Annual Christi Heintz Memorial Luncheon | TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

1:45 – 2:45 PM

Probiotic Treatment/Sneak Peak at CSBA Funded Trial Testing of BeeOptimal & A Decade of Hygienic Behavior Testing in Northern California – Bee Informed Partnership

2:45 – 3:30 PM

USDA-ARS Bee Research Lab at UC Davis Update – Julia Fine, USDA-ARS Research Entomologist

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Panel Discussion – New Technologies in Beekeeping 

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Silent Auction Opens & No Host Bar Social Hour

6:30 PM

Annual Banquet and Awards | TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Friday, November 19
8 – 10 AM

CSBA Board of Directors Meeting