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2nd Annual Philadelphia Grain and Malt Symposium
Friday-Saturday, March 2-3, 2018
University of the Sciences
McNeil Science and Technology Center
600 S. 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Please join us for an opportunity to collaborate, to network, to educate, and to strengthen the local grain and malt supply chain. The Philadelphia Grain and Malt Symposium is open to all farmers, brewers, distillers, bakers, restaurateurs, and consumers who are interested in learning more or making connections in the local supply chain.
- USciences Brewing Science Program
- Deer Creek Malthouse
- Kitchen Table Consultants
- Philly Loves Beer
- PA Preferred
- Eight Oaks Craft Distilling
- Dish, LLC
- Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture
- McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC
- Brewers of PA
Sponsorships are available. Contact Matt Farber at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, March 2, 2018
|6pm||Friday Night Networking
Location: New Liberty Distilling
Saturday, March 3, 2018
|8–8:45am||Registration and Local Pastries
Malting Barley: Isn't it Just Another Cereal Grain?
Let’s Start From the Beginning—Breakout Mini-Lectures
Get a refresher on essential concepts or learn something new (grain & malt applications)! Mini-lecture format with industry experts. Coffee Break at mid-point allows attendees to switch rooms if interested.
Breakout Room 1 (45min each)
Breakout Room 2 (45min each)
Breakout Room 3 (45min each)
Quality and Safety Considerations for the Grain & Malt Value Chain
Invited Talks with Q & A
Invited talks from subject matter experts presenting research topics that relate to grain and/or malt quality (both food/beverage).
2:15–2:40pm: Nature or Nurture? Genetic and environmental influence on grain/malt
quality. An agronomists perspective
2:40–3:05pm Analytical control strategies for success in the craft food and beverage
3:05–3:30pm Quality and the consumer. Why “good” just isn't good enough
3:30-4:00pm Speaker Questions and Answers
Local Product Showcase
Sample, sip, socialize and enjoy a selection of food and beverages made with local grain and malt. If interested in participating in the Local Product Showcase, please contact Ann Karlen at email@example.com.
For our out of town guests, a block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton University City Philadelphia, PA. Please see http://group.homewood-suites.com/PhiladelphiaGrainMaltSymposium for more information. The special conference rate is only available until February 19th or until the block is sold out.
Advance Tickets: $50; At the Door: $70
Registration closes February 28. 2018
Ticket includes Friday Night Networking, full admission to all Saturday programming, coffee, a locally-sourced, boxed lunch, and food and beverage showcase.
You must be 21 years old or over to attend this event.
Brewing Science Program Director
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495