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
A joint meeting of
January 12-13 (Thu-Fri), 2017
Jeff Pettis, Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern, Switzerland
Steve Pernal, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Beaverlodge, AB
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.
Presentation specifics: Talks will be 12 min in length.
Agenda and Talk Schedule:
Thursday, January 12
7:15 – 8:00 —Registration and check-in
8:00 – 8:10 —Welcome and announcements
8:10 – 9:00 —Keynote speaker (Jeff Pettis)
9:00 –11:45 —Scientific Presentations (Student Competition)
11:45 – 1:00 —Lunch break
1:00 – 5:00 —Scientific Presentations
5:00 – 6:30 —NC1173 business meeting
6:30 – 8:00 —Poster session and Social, sponsored by Veto-pharma
Friday, January 13
8:00 – 8:10 —Announcements and student awards
8:10 – 9:00 —Keynote speaker (Steve Pernal)
9:00 –12:00 —Scientific Presentations
12:00 – 1:30 —AAPA business meeting (lunch included for pre-registered AAPA members)
1:30 – 5:00 —Scientific Presentations
5:00 – 5:30 —AIA/AAPA/CAPA panel discussion
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. MUST pre-register by Dec 16 in order to have lunch provided.
Registration for ABRC 2017!
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:
Payment options for AAPA members. Updated membership information can be submitted below.
Registration/Payment for AIA will be linked here when available.
CAPA members can register online and here via the CAPA website.
AAPA Membership Dues are now being accepted for 2017!
Update/submit your information here: