Schedule Overview

Wednesday, September 11

4:00 - 6:00pm, Registration

6:00 - 8:00pm, Pre-Conference Social, LumberJaxe Throwing Co.

Thursday, September 12

8:00 - 9:30am, Registration & Breakfast

10:00 - 10:10am

  • Welcome Address - Matt Leow, Executive Director of Montana Brewers Association

9:45am - 10:15am, Keynote Address

  • Local beer is back, and it ain't going anywhere - Stan Hieronymus, Author and Beer Writer

10:25AM - 11:35PM, Breakout Session 1

  • Technical Track

  • Business Track

  • FOH Track

11:35AM - 1:35pm, Lunch & Trade Show

1:45 - 2:55pm, Breakout Session 2

  • Technical Track: D-system Keg Valves - Jon Graber, Micro Matic

  • Business Track: Sustainability Resources for Brewers - Ian Hughes, Brewers Association Sustainability Ambassador

  • FOH Track: The Power of Company Culture - Isaac Taylor, Neptune’s Brewery

3:05 - 4:15pm, Breakout Session 3

  • Technical Track

  • Business Track

  • FOH Track

4:30 - 5:00pm, Brewery Swag Swap, Registration Area

5:00 - 8:00pm, Evening Activity

Friday, September 13

8:00AM - 9:30AM, BREAKFAST

9:00 - 10:00am, Registration

9:30AM - 10:30AM, Plenary Session

10:40am - 11:50pm, Breakout Session 4

  • Technical Track

  • Business Track

  • FOH Track

12:30 - 1:30pm, Lunch & Trade Show

1:30 - 3:00pm, Breakout Session 5

  • Technical Track

  • Business Track

  • FOH Track

3:30 - 5:30pm, MBA Membership Meeting (Brewery Members only)

4:00pm -5:30pm, Optional brewery tour & happy hour, Location TBD