Here’s the tentative agenda(updated 6.21.12)* for the inaugural Women + Beer Advance, dedicated to providing fun, engaging and stimulating education for all female beer enthusiasts. (Yes, it’s subject to minor changes, alterations and enhancements, as life can change; *as of 6.21.12)
All agenda items listed are included in the registration fees. Registrations can be made here. Sooner is better than later please.
Women + Beer Advance, 2 – 4 August 2012, Southern Oregon, USA
Thursday August 2nd:
Welcome reception & Beer30– social mixer for attendees, available presenters, and hosts to sip, nibble and meet.
5 – 9 pm, location pending, Medford
Friday August 3rd: Onsite at Host 4 Daughters Irish Pub
9 – 1030 am Opening & Welcome address by Ginger and the WEB crew
1045 – 1215 – In the Beginning: Beer Ingredients – supported by Roy Farms and Briess Malting
1230 – 2 pm Learning Lunch*, select Advance menu available for attendees at host 4 Daughters Irish Pub
1 pm* Dynamo Julia Herz, Brewers Association (via remote broadcast): “Taste Trip” interactive beer and food session as part of lunch
215 – 330 Good Sense! The Sensory Side Of Beer, Rebecca Newman, Dogfish Head Brewing
345 – 515 Alchemy of Beer & Glass, Glassware session lead by the Beer Goddess herself, Lisa Morrison featuring Offero Glassware. Lisa will have her books available to sign and purchase.
(Break for Dinner on your own)
7 – 9 pm W+B Beerwalk, Special PubQuest Maps provided guiding you to 4 Downtown Medford beer friendly places serving fresh, well cared for beer.
Saturday August 4th: Onsite at Host 4 Daughters Irish Pub
9 – 1030 am Classic Combinations: Beer & Cheese, Shawn Fels, Award winning Rogue Creamery
1045 – 1215 Economics of Beer, Larry Chase, professional brewer, Standing Stone Brewing. We’ll learn about the economics of beer – from buying ingredients to making the beer to getting it in your glass.
1230 – 2 pm Inspirations & Aspirations: special Advance select menu luncheon. Open floor question & answer time, at 4 Daughters Irish Pub
215 – 330 pm Sustainability of Beer, Katie Wallace, New Belgium Brewing (via remote broadcast)
330 – 400 Beer Resources – Discussion of more resources on beer, online and offline
400 – 430 Wrap up and Thank you, awards & goodies
5 – 6 pm Live Nationwide virtual tasting Guests queued to talk
745 pm Screening of The Love Of Beer, with Filmmaker Alison Grayson; brewer Tonya Cornett, 10 Barrel Brewing – long distance appearance
All travel investments are on your own. This high value advance includes a lunch both Friday & Saturday, otherwise there are plenty of choices close by to enjoy.
The area Chambers of Commerce can help direct you to places of accommodation and transportation. Medford, OR Chamber & Ashland, OR Chamber