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2014 National Homebrewers Conference Call for Seminar Proposals
« on: October 28, 2013, 10:01:49 AM »

2014 National Homebrewers Conference Call for Seminar Proposals

The 2014 AHA National Homebrewers Conference will take place June 12-14 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Proposals for seminars are now being accepted and will be reviewed by the American Homebrewers Association Governing Committee Conference Subcommittee, Local Conference Committee, and AHA staff.

This year’s conference theme, Mashing in Michigan, will cover a broad range of educational seminars focused on a variety of topics. Suggested topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

•    Homebrewing, cidermaking or meadmaking processes
•    Homebrewing equipment
•    Ingredients (such as malted barley, hops, water, yeast, honey, apples, alternative ingredients, spices, etc.)
•    Going Pro (professional brewers, brewery owners, homebrew shop owners, etc.)
•    Beer styles
•    Homebrew retail
•    Tasting and judging beer
•    Forming and maintaining a club
Interested parties are asked to review the Presentation Guidelines & Requirements and Submit a Proposal for a Seminar or Poster. Please have a head shot (photo) and brief bio ready for each presenter when submitting the proposal form. Proposals will be collected until December 13, 2013.
For more information, contact AHA Events & Membership Coordinator, Matt Bolling;

2014 Industry Workshop Call for Proposals

Presented by the AHA Industry Subcommittee of the AHA Governing Committee, the 2014 Industry Workshop will take place June 11 & 12 in Grand Rapids, MI during the National Homebrewers Conference. This event is limited to industry affiliates including retailers, suppliers, wholesalers and staff.

Types of Proposals We’re Seeking

Industry Workshop sessions are focused on creating a stronger homebrew retail industry through discussion of best practices and issues that the industry may face. In past years this event has included presentations of the annual Homebrew Supply Shop survey, common retailing practices, and panel discussions with representatives from different areas of the homebrewing community.

Interested parties are encouraged to contact AHA Business Coordinator, Steve Parr;

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Re: 2014 National Homebrewers Conference Call for Seminar Proposals
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2013, 10:52:55 AM »
-Mash Water with a focus on pH
-Historical brewing and perhaps mead making (historical ones are always some of my favs)
-Honey seminar
-Chemical reactions in the mash (really liked the talk last year)
-Specialty Malts and their contributions to a beer
-Homebrew DIY Gadgets
BJCP A0936 National Beer Judge and Mead Judge
Cicerone Certified Beer Server
AHA Member
CRAFT Homebrew Club
Sons of Liberty Homebrew Club
HBT "mors"