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presented by Deutsche Beverage Technology

MARCH 9-12 | Albany Capital Center






Stay tuned. More Sessions TBA! 
The Importance of Building Community through a lens of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Legal Action Plan to Address Workplace Harassment

Discrimination and Harassment in The Beer Industry


Women in Beer
Talk Saves Lives, Mental Health & Stress
Yeast Biotransformation - Bringing out the Thiols
Next Gen Hop Aroma: A Focus on Survivable Hop Compounds

Yeast Manipulation for Increased Thiol Efficacy in NYS Hops 

Brewing with Kveik
Cask Ale - Challenges & Successes
A Day in the Lab - Daily Tasks to Include in your Quality Control Program / True to Brand Sensory Panel
Hard Seltzer
Running A Family Business
How to Build a Brewery
Integrating Sustainability into Your Brewery
High Volume, Small Batch Production
Simple Ways to Improve Beer Quality - Applying Lean Thinking to Quality Management
Boiler Water Treatment​​
Wastewater Management
SLA Updates
TTB Bootcamp for Brewers
Tax Credits
Direct to Consumer Shipping Basics, Laws, Operations, Compliance
Negotiating Effective Distribution Agreements 
Enhancing the Taproom Experience + Increasing Revenue

Bringing Music to Your Brewery; How to Save Money and Stay Legal 
NYS Funded Resources for Brewers / Business Plans & Bank Financing 

Understanding the Difference between Profit and Cash Flow, What Drives Cash Flow, Cash Management Tips

Kreusen Little Thing Called Cash
Building Key Support for your Brewery: Accounting, Legal, & Insurance 
The Technology Your Brewery Needs to Grow​
Branding on a Budget​
Working with the Media
How to Create Video Content for Your Brewery’s Social Media on a Budget 
Digital Solutions for Breweries: Hiring and Customer Communication 


2 Days - 40 Sessions (Stay tuned, Session Schedule TBA)
Recorded sessions will be available for viewing afterwards on the New York State Brewers Association YouTube channel. [click to subscribe]

Wednesday Mar 9

Exhibitor Load-In

4:00 - 8:00PM
Registration Booth Open

7:00 - 10:00PM
Welcome Reception sponsored by Brew Recruit with Sam Calagione 
9:00 - 9:30AM |Conference Kick-Off
presented by Chris Ericson (NYSBA Board President), Paul Leone (NYSBA Executive Director)

9:30 - 10:15AM |Keynote Address
presented by Sam Calagione (Brewer / Owner, Dogfish Head & Boston Beer Company)
sponsored by Fisher Phillips

10:15 - 11:00AM |Exhibit Hall

11:00AM - 12:00PM |Session 1​​

​12:00 - 1:00PM |Lunch / Exhibit Hall

1:00 - 2:00PM |Session 2

​2:00 - 3:00PM |Session 3

​3:00 - 4:00PM |Break / Exhibit Hall

4:00 - 5:00PM |Session 4​

5:00 - 6:00PM |Pink Boots Society Meeting

9:00AM - 5:00PM Propagate Lab Hospitality Suite Open

Thursday Mar 10

9:00 - 9:15AM|Opening Announcements
presented by Paul Leone (NYSBA Executive Director)

9:15 - 9:30AM|Sponsor Presentation
presented by Deutsche Beverage Technology

9:30 - 10:15AM|Keynote Address
presented by Dr. J Jackson-Beckham (Equity & Inclusion Partner, Brewers Association)

10:15 - 11:00AM|Exhibit Hall

11:00AM - 12:00PM|Session 1

12:00 - 1:00PM|Lunch / Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 2:00PM|Session 2

2:00 - 3:00PM|Session 3

3:00 - 4:00PM|Break / Exhibit Hall

4:00 - 5:00PM|Session 4

6:30 - 7:30PM |NYS Craft Beer Competition Reception presented by Mengel, Metzger, Barr


7:30 - 9:00PM |NYS Craft Beer Competition Awards Ceremony

9:00AM - 5:00PM Propagate Lab Hospitality Suite Open

Friday Mar 11


Saturday Mar 12

8:00AM 12:00PM
Exhibitor Load-Out

Registration Open!

Join your colleagues for the premier gathering of the NYS craft beer industry.

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