Schedule

General Schedule & Hours

All times listed are tentative and subject to change.

Wednesday, September 8th
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Badge Pick-Up
Thursday, September 9th
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration and Badge Pick-Up
8:00 am – 5:30 pm Pre-Conference Education
8:00 am – 1:00 pm TTB Bootcamp for Brewers
8:30 am – 12:30 pm Safety Bootcamp for Brewers
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Draught Beer Quality Workshop
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm ASBC Lab-in-a-Fishbowl: Session 1 & Session 2
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm First Time Attendee Meet-Up
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception
Friday, September 10th 
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Badge Pick-Up
9:00 am – 5:00 pm BrewExpo America
9:00 am – 10:45 am General Session I – Welcome Back! Opening Announcements & State of the Industry
• Welcome – BA President and CEO Bob Pease
• Opening Announcements – BA Board Chair Dan Kleban
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at CBC – DEI Committee Chair Virginia Morrison
• State of the Craft Brewing Industry – Dr. Bart Watson
10:15 am – 11:15 am Sponsored Seminars
11:15 am – 3:15 pm Educational Seminars
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Committee Meet-Ups
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm GABF Awards Ceremony (note: limited capacity)
6:30 pm Off-Site Sponsored Evening Events 
Saturday, September 11th
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Badge Pick-Up
9:00 am – 5:00 pm BrewExpo America
9:00 am – 10:45 am General Session II – Brewers Association Business & Keynote Address
• Thanks You and Housekeeping – Senior Vice President of the BA Professional Brewing Division Paul Gatza
• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Staff and Committee Activities – BA Equity & Inclusion Partner Dr. J Jackson-Beckham
• Annual Industry Awards Presentation – BA Board Member Leah Cheston
• Keynote Introduction – BA Board Member Garrett Marrero
One Revelation Will Lead to a Revolution – Keynote Speaker Richard Montañez
10:15 am – 11:15 am Sponsored Seminars
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Brewers Association Voting Brewery Member Meeting
12:45 pm – 4:45 pm Educational Seminars
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Committee Meet-Ups
6:30 pm Off-Site Sponsored Evening Events 
Sunday, September 12th
8:30 am – 3:00 pm Registration and Badge Pick-Up
9:00 am – 3:00 pm BrewExpo America
9:00 am – 11:30 am Educational Seminars
9:00 am – 10:00 am
10:30 am – 11:30 am
4:00 pm All official conference events concluded