ABRC 2017


 2017 American Bee Research Conference

A joint meeting of 

American Association of Apiculturists
Apiary Inspectors of America
Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists

to be held in conjunction with

The 2017 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow

A joint meeting of 

American Honey Producers Association
American Beekeeping Federation

January 12-13 (Thu-Fri), 2017

Galveston, TX

Keynote Speakers: 

Jeff PettisUSDA-ARS Honey Bee Laboratory, Beltsville, MD


Steve PernalNational Bee Diagnostic Centre, Alberta, CAdr-_steve_pernal

Call for Abstracts!

All apiculture specialists and apiculture students are invited to attend and present papers at this conference.  Our meeting will be held together with the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) and in conjunction with the 2017 North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow.

Presentations and abstracts are restricted to research involving the genus Apis.

Abstract deadine: November 1, 2016

Abstract submission: Abstracts must be submitted via the online form below and MUST be accompanied by registration and payment directly to your organization (links for AIA and CAPA coming soon). All presenters must have current membership in their respective organizations.

Presentation specifics: Talks will be 15 min in length. More details coming soon.


Agenda and Talk Schedule: 

Coming soon!


Registration, Lodging and Meeting information:

The American Association of Professional Apiculturists (AAPA) will conduct the 2017 American Bee Research Conference (ABRC) at the San Luis Resort and Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, TX on January 12-13, 2017.



Business meeting: The AAPA business meeting will be held Friday, January 13, 2017 and will include a catered lunch. We hope to see our members there! Please RSVP on the registration form.

Lodging:  See the North American Beekeeping Conference website


Registration for ABRC 2017 opens September 24th!

Pre-registration deadline: December 16, 2016

Registration is a little different this year! See below for details:

Members of each organization will register and pay their registration fees for ABRC and/or their organization’s meeting directly with their respective organization (AAPA, AIA, or CAPA).

Abstract submission for everyone will be submitted here, via the form below. AAPA members will also pay ABRC registration fees and membership here, as usual.

*For AAPA members: The abstract submission form will also serve as your registration form.

Registration/Abstract submission form:

RSVP: AAPA Business meeting and lunch (AAPA members only)*
Presentation type:
Publish Abstract: (no additional fee)

Payment options for AAPA members. Updated membership information can be submitted below.

AAPA Registration and Membership dues

Registration/Payment for AIA will be linked here when available.

Registration/Payment for CAPA will be linked here when available.



AAPA Membership Dues are now being accepted for 2017!

Update/submit your information here:

Membership Information Request Form

Full Name:*
Membership type:*
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