Schedule

 2017   Schedule 

(NO RECORDING OR VIDEOS ARE PERMITTED — NO EXCEPTIONS. PHOTOS ARE OKAY)   

Tentative Schedule

7:30 am – REGISTRATION BEGINS – NOTE:  We are excited to announce that the LOCATION of the Mid-Atlantic Organic Honey Bee Convention is the same as last year which is larger & better facility in eastern Henrico County.  The new address is:

21 J.B. Finley Rd Sandston, VA

We will have live honey bee demonstrations outdoors with the world’s top beekeepers.  Parking is available behind the building.  Vendors are welcome—anyone who has bee equipment or other items to sell, we have PLENTY OF TABLE SPACE.

7:00 REGISTRATION

8:00 JOHN ADAMS – long box – bait hive construction – honey extraction – wax extraction – art, metaphysics, and the honey bee

8:50* break – questions and answers

9.00 KEITH TIGNOR – Old vs. new in beekeeping etc.

9.50* break – questions and answers

10:00 Wyatt Mangum – Thermal imaging of bees telling their future

10:50* break – ?’s and answers

11:00 Sam Comfort – Why not the best of queens?

11:50* break – ?’s and answers

12:00 LUNCH – MORE OF THE BEST

WITH SAM COMFORT SINGING HONEY BEE SONGS

1:00 – WYATT MANGUM – products of the hive

1:50* break – ?’s and answers

2:00 SAM COMFORTSURPRISE

2:50* break – ?’s and answers

3:00 WYATT MANGUM – finding the perfect bee yard on your computer.

3:30* break – ?’s and answers

3:40 SAM COMFORT – SURPRISE

4:00 JOHN ADAMS – SURPRISE

5:00 WHOEVER DIDN’T FINISH TALKING WHICH IS PROBABLY EVERYONE INCLUDING THE SPEAKERS * TALK ENDS AT THE DISCRETION OF SPEAKER