PROGRAM - Wednesday

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Please note our program is subject to change and being updated as quickly as possible.

Wednesday 30th June 2021

 
 
7.00am - 8.15am
  • Banquet Hall

    Trade Show Open 8.15am

  • Auditorium

  • Room 1

    Beekeeper Breakfast

    Starts at 7.00am

  • Room 2

 
8.00am - 9.00am
  • Banquet Hall

    Registrations 08.00am

    Trade Show Opens 8.15am

  • Auditorium

  • Room 1

  • Room 2

 
9.00am - 10.00am
 
  • Banquet Hall

  • Auditorium

    Official Opening

  • Room 1

  • Room 2

Morning Tea - 10.00am 10.40am
10.00am - 10.40am
 
  • Banquet Hall

    Morning Tea

  • Auditorium

  • Room 1

  • Room 2

10.40am - 11.00am
  • Banquet Hall

  • Auditorium

    Malcolm French/Dave Leyland Flowering and taxonomy updates of SW Eucalypts with a beekeepers perspective.

  • Room 1

    Cooper Schouten

    Principles and practices of regenerative beekeeping.

  • Room 2

    Joanne Picknoll

    A new approach to inform restoration and management decisions for apiculture.

 
11.00am - 11.20am
  • Banquet Hall
  • Auditorium
    Malcolm French/Dave Leyland Flowering and taxonomy updates of SW Eucalypts with a beekeepers perspective.
  • Room 1
    Clarisa Castanos 
    Honey Bee Nutrition: A lipidomic study of colony performance .
  • Room 2
    Yuqi Yang
    Honey Bee Friendly Botanic Gardens Design
 
11.20am - 11.40am
  • Banquet Hall
  • Auditorium
    Don Muir
    B-Qual Report
  • Room 1
    John Roberts
    Effects of host-pathogen genetics and nutritional resilience on chalkbrood outbreaks.
  • Room 2
    Margaret Byrne 
    Genetic analysis confirms the need to split Leptospermum into multiple genera.
 
11.40am - 12.00pm
  • Banquet Hall
     
  • Auditorium
    Lindsay Callaway
    An innovative way to efficiently transport bees using mesh truck curtains.
  • Room 1
    Omar Anwar
    Electronic beehive monitoring; the good, the bad and the ugly.
  • Room 2
    Christopher Wellington 
    Bioactive honey production: Genetic variability of nectar traits in Tasmanian Leptospermum scoparium.
 
12.00pm - 12.20pm
 
  • Banquet Hall
     
  • Auditorium
    Michael Bellman /
    Kim Fewster
    Honey is extracted. What now?
  • Room 1
    Madlen Kratz
    Effects of nutrition on honeybee health and colony performance during crop pollination.
  • Room 2
    Kate Delaporte 
    Regional impacts Leptospermum growth for Bioactive Honey plantations in South Australia.
Lunch - 12.20pm - 1.40pm
 
  • Banquet Hall
    LUNCH
  • Auditorium
  • Room 1
  • Room 2
Afternoon Sessions - 1.00pm - 4.00pm
1.40pm - 2.00pm
 
  • Banquet Hall

  • Auditorium
    Enita Ostojić
    Packaging honey, Labelling, Health Requirements.
  • Room 1
    To be announced.
2.00pm - 2.20pm
 
  • Banquet Hall
     
     

  • Auditorium
    Peter Wallace
    Anaphylaxis awareness.
  • Room 1
    Elizabeth Frost
    Breeding for improved fertility of honey bees; don't underestimate the drones'
2.20pm - 2.40pm
 
  • Banquet Hall

  • Auditorium
    Rob Manning
    AgriFutures report
  • Room 1
    Jody Gerdts
    Investigations of Varroa resistance honey bee breeding programs for application in Australia.
  • Room 2
    Peter Brooks 
    The Analysis of Bioactive Components in Australian Manuka Honeys and Nectars.
2.40pm - 3.00pm
  • Banquet Hall
  • Auditorium
    Cooper Schouten
    The Five Pillars of Beekeeping Development.
  • Room 1
    Jess Bikaun
    Sniffing out American foulbrood: Volatile biomarkers for non-invasive diagnosis.
  • Room 2
    Ashley Zamek
    Novel technologies and practices for the optimisation of pollination within protected cropping environments.
 
 
3.00pm - 3.20pm
  • Banquet Hall
  • Auditorium
    Jay Hu
    Production of Royal Jelly in Australia.
  • Room 1
    Shannon Holt
    Detecting Immune Response Proteins in the Honey Bee.
  • Room 2
    To be announced.
 
Afternoon Tea Break - 3.20pm - 3.40pm
3.40pm - 4.00pm
  • Banquet Hall

  • Auditorium
    Anne-Maree O’Callaghan
    Benchmarking for bee business improvement.
  • Room 1
    Bryan Boruff
    Better than going abroad: reimagining WA’s agricultural resources as tourist destination.
  • Room 2
    Anneliese Austin
    Gender equity in beekeeping: Lessons from Papua New Guinea.
 
4.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Banquet Hall
     
  • Auditorium

    BETTER BEES - BETTER BUSINESS PANEL SESSION

    Ann-Maree O’Callaghan, Brendon Fewster, Mat Welch

    Ben White

  • Room 1

     
  • Banquet Hall
     
 
Trade Show Evening with Sundowner 5.00pm - 8.00pm
5.00pm - 8.00pm
  • Banquet Hall
    Trade Show Evening with
    Sundowner
  • Banquet Hall
  • Room 1
  • Room 2
 

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