ONTARIO CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE & SUPPLIERS MARKETPLACE 2017

Ballroom A - 8:50 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
Welcome by Event MCs The Beer Sister
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Ballroom A - 9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m
Industry Remarks
OCB President Scott Simmons
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Ballroom A - 9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m
Remarks MAIN PLENARY SPONSOR: Robert Smith, TNG
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Ballroom A - 9:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m
Keynote Address
THE IMPORTANCE OF CRAFT CULTURE IN A GROWING MARKET,
MATT PHILLIPS, PHILLIPS BREWERY, Victoria, BC
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Ballroom A - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
DOING BUSINESS WITH THE BEER STORE: Ted Moroz, The Beer Store
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Room 206A - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
CRASH COURSE IN CRAFT BEER BRANDING: Issac Arthur, CODO Design, Indianapolis, IN
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Room 206B - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
BREWERY RISK MANAGEMENT (BEVERAGE PROTECT):Joshua Kearley, powered by BKIFG
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Room 206C - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
AGCO REGULATORY UPDATES: Rebecca Castillo, Stephanie Balaban & Katharine Brickman, AGCO
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Room 206D - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
BARREL AGING: Pierre-Paul Carpentier, Barrel Aging Manager & Owner and Mathieu Brochu, A la Fut
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Room 206A - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
RESEARCH: SHOPPER INTELLIGENCE ... the VOICE of the SHOPPER: Kelly McGinnis, President, LPSI; Mark Boria, VP Business Development, LPSI; Moderated by Steve Himel, Henderson Brewing and former researcher

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Room 206B - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
CONTRACT BREWING: GARDEN BREWERS CASE STUDY: Victor North, Niagara College
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Room 206C - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH LCBO: Mark Wilson and Karen Carter, LCBO
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Room 206D -11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
HIGH GRAVITY BREWING & THE CRAFT BEER CULTURE: Peter Chiodo, Flying Monkeys Brewing Co.
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Room 200A - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
OCB INDUSTRY UPDATE: Scott Simmons & Dirk Bendiak, OCB
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Room 206A -2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
RETAIL SALES TEAM "SECRETS" TO SUCCESS: panel of brewery sales experts - Tomas Baldasaro, GLB; Jason Ellsmere, Beau's; Scott Davies, Muskoka & Bromlyn Bethune, Strategic Sales & Marketing Consultant
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Room 206B - 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
STARTING A CRAFT BREWERY - LESSONS FROM THE TRENCHES: Ted Clark, High Park Brewery (contract brewing and bricks-and-mortar) including Setup, Planning, Brewing, Packaging, Marketing, and Selling to Bars & LCBO & Storytime with Spencer McCormack & Ian Mills, 5 Paddles: Growing from part-time Nano to full-scale Craft Brewery
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Room 206C - 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
HOW TO WORK MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH LCBO: Chris Robertson, LCBO (moderator), John Tyler, and Barb Chapple, LCBO & panel of expert breweries (Steve Beauchesne, Beau's; Peter Bulut, GLB; John Romano, Nickel Brook & Ed Madronich, Shawn & Ed
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Room 206D - 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
BASELINING QA/QC: Importance and Interpretation, Louis Savard, River Institute & Ontario Craft Brewer & Mark Benzaquen, Henderson Brewing & Chair, OCB technical committee
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Ballroom A - 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
PRESERVING BREWERY HISTORY: LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD:
Documenting Ontario's Craft Beer Industry
Jordan St. John, Beer Author, Sean Smith, Senior Archivist, Archives, ON; Moderated by Troy Burtch, Great Lakes Brewing & Brewerianist
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Room 206A - 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
ONTARIO MINISTRY OF FINANCE BEER TAX UPDATE: Lina Spencer, Ministry of Finance Advisory Services
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Room 206B - 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
IMPROVING BREWERY EFFICIENCY WITH PROCESS ANALYTICS:Carla Cheung, Mettler Toledo
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Room 206C - 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
DOING BUSINESS WITH LCBO - WHOLESALE TO AUTHORIZED GROCERY STORE OPERATORS: Leanne Rhee and Mark Bowman, LCBO
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Room 206D - 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
KEG INTERNAL CLEANING, STERILIZING, FILLING AND COMMON CHALLENGES, CIP & KEG WASHING:

Peter Mackenrodt, m+f KEG-Technik GmbH & Co. KG & Denis Blais, Ecolab"
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Ballroom A -4:45 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
PIONEERS' PANEL - Tribute to industry pioneer John Hay: Ken Woods, Black Oak (moderator); Noreen & Aldo Lista, Old Credit Brewing; Cam Heaps, Steam Whistle Brewing; Jeff Dornan, All of Nothing Brewing
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Thank you to our generous sponsors

TNG
Province of Ontario
MacDonald Steel

In-Kind Sponsors

Ace Bakery
Dairy Farmers of Canada
Bullfrog Power
Spiegelau
Prospero Equipment"
PTI Packaging Technologies