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15+ All-star Speakers Leading the Industry
From the Most Respected Brands
Out-of-the-Box Insights Fusing Home Brewers,
Commercial Brewers, and Hop Growers
– ALL in the same place.

Sessions are jam packed with speakers that will
pass along what they learned from tried and true
experience to aid in perfecting your brew.

THIS IS NOT A “COME AND HEAR IT” BREWING EVENT. SESSIONS WILL DELIVER ACTIONABLE INSIGHT AND PEER-PROVEN STRATEGIES FROM THOSE IN-THE-KNOW.

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Agenda

Grower Track

Day 1
07 Apr 2016
Day 2
08 Apr 2016

Opening Keynote: Ralph Olson, Former CEO of Hopunion

This power house keynote will kick-off the morning with a solid industry overview.

Dollars & Sense: The Cost of Growing Green

Brian Tennis, Owner, Michigan Hop Alliance

Challenges, Opportunities and Fatal Flaws for Family Farms

Doug Fabbioli, Owner, Fabbioli Cellars
Brian Tennis, Owner, Michigan Hop Alliance
Tom Barse, Owner, Milkhouse Brewery
Dan Carroll, Owner, Pleasant Valley Hops
Dylan Krzywonski & Solomon Rose, Owners, Organarchy Hops

Q&A Panel with the Experts

All of our general session speakers come back for this open forum Q&A. Get your questions answered on the spot! Including an overview on what Loudoun County is doing to...
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Kellie Bowles, Agricultural Development Officer, Loudoun Co. Department of Economic Development

Organarchy Tour

Tour the Mid-Atlantics 1st full scale Hops processing facility and walk through Organarchy Hops 5 acre yard

Guided Tour of Flying Dog Brewery and Hop Yard

Get a behind the scenes look at Marylands largest Craft Brewery on a guided tour of Flying Dog Brewery and Hop Yard.

Lunch at Milkhouse Brewery

Pizza & Pints lunch at Maryland’s 1st Farm Brewery and Hop Yard; Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farms.

Vanish Brewery Hoppy Hour

Disappear for a bit with Organarchy Hops and Pilot Malt House at Vanish Brewery and be the first to sample their first colab brew!

Conference Adjourn!

We invite you to hang around Vanish for some fun.

Brewer Track

Day 1
07 Apr 2016
Day 2
08 Apr 2016

Opening Keynote: Ralph Olson, Former CEO of Hopunion

This power house keynote will kick-off the morning with a solid industry overview.

IPA Yeah! Understanding the IPA Boom

Hugh Sisson, Owner, Heavy Seas

Harnessing the Power of Wild Yeast

Jasper Akerboom, Co-founder, Bright Yeast Labs

Organarchy Tour

Tour the Mid-Atlantics 1st full scale Hops processing facility and walk through Organarchy Hops 5 acre yard

Guided Tour of Flying Dog Brewery and Hop Yard

Get a behind the scenes look at Marylands largest Craft Brewery on a guided tour of Flying Dog Brewery and Hop Yard.

Lunch at Milkhouse Brewery

Pizza & Pints lunch at Maryland’s 1st Farm Brewery and Hop Yard; Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farms.

Vanish Brewery Hoppy Hour

Disappear for a bit with Organarchy Hops and Pilot Malt House at Vanish Brewery and be the first to sample their first colab brew!

Conference Adjourn!

We invite you to hang around Vanish for some fun.

Save $100 when you register by March 15.

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Location

Black Hops Farm
42264 Leelynn Farm Lane Leesburg, VA 20176

Conference Pricing

Save $100 when you register by March 15 - Only $199

Brewers Early Bird Special
Save $100!
199.00 USD

INCLUDES:

Admission to all sessions (able to attend sessions of interest in either track)

Field Day

Conference materials

Continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, one networking luncheon (Thursday), 1 drink ticket at welcome reception (Thursday) held at Vanish Brewery, and access to Friday night Vanish specialty event at no charge.

Badge, lanyard and swag

Parking: Complimentary

*Early Bird Through March 15th then Price is $299

Book Now
Growers Early Bird Special –
Save $100!
199.00 USD

INCLUDES:

Admission to all sessions (able to attend sessions of interest in either track)

Field Day

Conference materials

Continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, one networking luncheon (Thursday), 1 drink ticket at welcome reception (Thursday) held at Vanish Brewery, and access to Friday night Vanish specialty event at no charge.

Badge, lanyard and swag

Parking: Complimentary

*Early Bird Through March 15th then Price is $299

Book Now