AGENDA

The OCBC committee is busy working on an awesome agenda of craft brewing education provided by top industry experts.

Keep checking back for speakers and topic agenda details.

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Tuesday February 15th
Wednesday February 16th
Thursday February 17th

- Supplier Load-In

- Attendee Pre-Registration

- Networking

- Keynote speaker

- Plenary, technical & breakout sessions

- Suppliers Marketplace

- Social evening

 

- Keynote speaker

- Plenary, technical & breakout sessions

- Supplier Marketplace

- After party

Education Streams: Technical/Production, Regulatory, Retail, Sales & Marketing, Business Operations, including: (Speakers and session topics to be confirmed)

  • Retail updates – LCBO, TBS, Grocery, Tap Rooms/Tied Houses

  • Regulatory systems update – AGCO, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, etc. 

  • Technical brewing processes, equipment, trends

  • Ingredients

  • Draught system quality

  • Packaging, production & operations

  • QA/Quality control

  • Import/Export

  • Water management, treatment, sustainable practices, etc.

  • HR/Safety

  • Tax Reporting

  • Financing and grants

  • Investor relations

  • Hops rub

  • Cask, barrel aging, sours

  • Yeast management

  • Contract brewing

  • Brewery mentoring

  • Glassware, sensory tastings

  • Sales, marketing & branding

  • Craft beer events and experiences

  • Social media trends & opportunities

  • Craft beer tourism