​​Southeast Technical Conference​

This event has been postponed. If you were registered, please look in your email for your refund​ notice and next steps.

Program Schedule

Schedule is preliminary and is subject to change

Friday, November 10

12:00 - 5:00 pm
Registration Open
1:00 - 1:30 pm
Welcome to Southeast Technical and National Updates presented by Lauren Torres, MBAA President
1:30 - 2:30 pm
State of the Industry Address presented by Mitch Steele, New Realm Brewing
2:45 - 3:45 pm
Yeast and Hop Interactions ​presented by Laura Burns, Omega Yeast
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Lager / Biotranformation Panel presented by Joran Van Ginderachter (Halfway Crookes), Mitch Steele (New Realm Brewing), Laura Burns (Omega Yeast), Tom Shellhammer (OSU)
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Hospitality Suite Open

Saturday, November 11

8:30 - 9:30 am
GMP Compliance and Continuous Improvement ​presented by Anna Sauls, KTL
9:30 - 10:15 am
Malt Crop Update & How to Apply to Your Brewhouse presented by Bob Hansen, Briess Malting
​10:15 - 10:45 am
​Morning Break with Exhibitors
​10:45 - 11:45 am
​​SE Crop Update & How to use in your brewery presented by Aaron Goss, Carolina Malting
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Hop Crop Update presented by Doug Wilson, Hopsteiner
12:15 - 1:15 pm
1:15 - 1:45 pm
How to Rebuild your Hea​t Exchanger presented by John​ Isenhour
1:45 - 2:45 pm
How to Make a Hop Sensory Panel Relevant to Day to Day Brewing presented by Daniel LePage, Creature Comforts​
​2:45 - 3:15 pm
​Afternoon Break with Exhibitors
3:15 - 4:00 pm
Everything, Altogether, All at Once: The Hop Edition​ presented by Tom Shellhammer, OSU
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Q&A Hops & Current Brewing Industry Landscape presented by Tom Shellhammer (OSU), Daniel LePage (Creature Comforts), Ryan Dunnavent (Canarchy), Mitch Steele (New Realm Brewing)
​5:00 - 6:00 pm
​Closing Happy Hour​​
8:00 - 10:00 pm

Hospitality Suite Open

Hotel Reservations

The Southeast Technical Conference will be held at the Sheraton Jacksonville.

Room Rates: $145—single/double occupancy room, exclusive of taxes and fees (mention you are with Southeast Tech Conference)
Reservation Deadline: October 20, 2023 (or whenever room block is filled)
Central Reservations Line: 1-904-564-4772

Looking to donate beer?

Master Brewers invites breweries to donate beer for the Southeast 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, November 11. To donate beer, fill out our donatio​n 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 Southeast Technical Conference are available! To learn more about any of the opportunities available, please reach out to Brianna Plank, VP Business & Strategic Development.