January 24-25, 2013
40th Annual M.B.A.C. Ontario Technical Conference
Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport Hotel, Toronto ON

Thursday, January 24, 2012

3:00-3:30              Registration
3:30-4:30              Panel Discussion on Moving and Expanding Breweries –Ken Woods (Black Oak Brewery), Jamie Mistry (Amsterdam Brewery), James Tien (Muskoka Brewery) and Ueli Schrader (Beverage Engineering Inc)
4:30-5:30              Ontario Marketplace, Beer Sales Trends and Developments in Beer at the LCBO – Chris Robertson (LCBO Director of Beer and Spirits)
7:00-Midnight      Beer Stube

Friday, January 25, 2012

8:00-8:30              Registration
8:30-9:15              Optimizing the Use of Whirlfloc – Rueben Mattos (Kerry Ingredients and Flavours)
9:20-10:05            Mashing – Blaine Clouston (Specific Mechanical Systems Ltd)

10:05-10:30         Break

10:30-11:45         History of the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Center and Changes on the Canadian Wheat Board- Robert McCaig (Managing Director of Canadian Malting Barley Technical Center)
11:45-12:45         Lunch
12:45-1:30            Modeling Brewing Fermentations: 1. Shape of the Black Box; 2. Drawing the Black Box – Alex Speers and Andrew MacIntosh (Dalhousie University)
                                Please note: If you bring your laptop, during this presentation it will be possible for attendees to use the software demonstrated using PC's equipped with Excel and the solver option.
1:35– 2:20            Imported Food Sector Product Regulations –Mark Burgham (CFIA)
2:20 – 2:45           Break
2:45– 3:40            Keynote Speaker: “Word of Mouth Marketing” – Ted Wright (Fizz, Word of Mouth Marketing)

Costs and Registration - Registration Form

Pre-register the following attendees at CDN $150 or US $150 per person.

Price per attendee who does not pre-pay: CDN $175, US $175

Price per non-Member: CDN $200, US $200

Price for Retiree members $ 40.00

Price for Student Members $ 30.00