EVENT SCHEDULE – Subject to Change

Desmond Hotel, Albany

THURSDAY, March 1
12:00 – 6:00 PM Exhibitor Load In
4:00 – 8:00 PM Registration Open Billiard Room
5:00 – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception King Street Courtyard
FRIDAY, March 2
8:30 AM Breakfast
9 AM – 6pm Trade Show Open
9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM Keynote Address Speaker TBD
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM Morning Sessions Choose 1 of 5
• Legal Updates from the SLA
• Oxygen in Brewing
• Barrel/Sour Beer Panel Discussion
• Dry Hopping Panel
• Building a Brand
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoon Sessions 1 Choose 1 of 5
• Distribution 101 panel discussion
• Keeping Yeast Happy
• Understanding Malt
• Off Flavor Class (extra cost, space is limited, 2 hour class)
• Increasing Profitability in the Taproom
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Afternoon Sessions 2 Choose 1 of 4
• Packaging Panel
• Trademarks in Brewing
• NYS Hops
• Draft Beer Quality
4:00 PM Cocktail Reception King Street Courtyard
SATURDAY, March 3
8:30 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Panel Discussion
10:30 AM Annual Meeting
12:00 – 3:30 PM Festival Setup
4:00 – 8:00 PM Craft Brewers Festival
8:30 PM Thank You After-party Lodge Room
SUNDAY, March 4
Depart – No Program