Thank you for joining us at the Wyndham Indianapolis West in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. for ​the Master Brewers Midwest Technical Conference with presentations, moderated by John Mallett of Bell's Brewery, and support from​ surrounding Districts (MidwestMichiganMilwaukeeSt. Louis​Northern Illinois) ​and National.

Registration is now closed.

​Thank You to Our ​Sponsors!

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Program Schedule-At-A-Glance

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​Friday, October 28​​

​​7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
​Welcome Reception​​​​​​ at Sun King Brewery (Indianapolis)​​ ​​sponsored by Hopsteiner
Join us for a beer, snacks, and camaraderie to kick off​ the Midwest Technical Conference.

Saturday, October 29

​9:00 am - 9:45 am​
​Badge Pick-up and Coffee with Exhibitors​​
​​​9:45 am - 10:00 am
President Welcome​
​10:00 am - 11:0​​0 am
​Technical Presentation: Crop​ Updates with Amy Germersha​usen​ and Doug Wilson​​​
​11:00 am - 12:00 pm​​​
​Technical Present​ation: Genetic Modification of Brewing Yeast – the Old and the New​ with Laura Burns and Molly Browning​
​12:00 pm - 1:0​​0 pm
​Lunch with Vendors​​​
​1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
​Technical Present​ation: Alternative Mashing Techniques with Florian Kuplent​
​2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
​Technical Present​ation: 'Should you can it?' with Gary Spedding​​​
​3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
​Technical Present​ation: Anaysis of the IBU analysis with Kurt Driesner​
​4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
​Technical Present​ation: Fermentation Filling and Cooling Dynamics – How Complicated Can This be?​​ with Travis Audet​​​
​5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
​Officer Transition​​​
​5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
​Happy Hour with Vendors​​​
​6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Closing Keynote​ with​ Tara Nurin -  The only woman in the r​oom: How to help make your workplace a welcoming place to work
​7:15​ pm - 8:00 pm
​​Dinner - Ticket Required​

​​8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
​Hospitality Suite​

Saturday Dinner$29
Saturday Dinner - Guest

​​Hotel Reservations​​

The Midwest Technical Conference will be held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West​.​

Our room block is currently sold out

Looking to donate beer?

​​​Master Brewers invites breweries to donate beer for the Midwest Technical Conference! As a Beer Sponsor, you will be recognized during the event with on-site signage and your beer will be available all of Saturday, October 29. To donate beer, fill out our donation form and email that back to us at mbaahq@mbaa.com.​

Interested in exhibiting at and sponsoring ​the conference?​​

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities for the Midwest Technical Conference are available! ​To learn more about any of the opportunities available, please reach out to Brianna Plank​, VP Business & Strategic Development​​.​ ​


Thank you to our Beer Donors​!

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