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    Women in Brewing Symposium

    Sunday, August 20, 2017

    University of the Sciences
    McNeil Science and Technology Center
    600 S. 43rd St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    Please join us at the University of the Sciences for a discussion of current issues faced by women working in the brewing industry.  Megan Parisi, brewer at Boston Beer Company will open with a keynote followed by a panel discussion of women leaders in the industry.  The discussion continues at a networking brunch at City Tap House University City featuring beers from our presenters (pay-as-you-go.)

    Presented By

    • USciences Brewing Science Program
    • Pink Boots Society


    11:00am–12:00pm Check-in with a coffee porter and a donut (limited supply)!

    Keynote presentation by Megan Parisi (Boston Beer Co)


    Leadership by Women in Brewing Panel


    • Tara Nurin


    • Colleen Rakowski (Free Will)
    • Aimee Garlit (Dogfish Head)
    • Whitney Thompson (Malteurop)
    • Mary Izett (columnist, author)

    Networking Brunch at City Tap House University City


    Advance Tickets: $15; At the Door: $20

    Ticket includes coffee porter samples, a donut (while supplies last), and admission to the keynote and panel presentations.  The networking brunch at City Tap House University City is a pay-as-you-go event.  100% of all proceeds support the symposium, Pink Boots Society, and scholarships for women in the brewing industry. 

    You must be 21 years old or over to attend this event.

    Event Sponsors

    Gold Sponsors:

    Origlio BeverageDevil's DenShore Point Distributing


    Silver Sponsors:

    Yards Brewing CoSt. Benjamins Brewing Co

    City Tap HouseForgotten Boardwalk Brewing Co

     Double Eagle MaltChemetallPunch MediaPenn BeerRadebergerRed Owl TavernHeavy Seas


    Matthew J. Farber, PhD
    Brewing Science Program Director


    Office Location: McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC), Room 374 
    University of the Sciences
    600 South 43rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495