The conference agenda is now complete.  Please visit the "Schedule" tab to view the full agenda.  

Keynote Presentation: 

The keynote presentation, entitled "The 21st Century Hive:  People, Partners, Pollinators", will be delivered the morning of Wednesday, January 11th by Laurie Davies Adams. 

Ms. Adams is the Executive Director of the Pollinator Partnership, ( where for 15 years she has directed the forward progress of the world’s largest nonprofit organization that is devoted solely to the health of all pollinating animal species, including all bees, butterflies, bats, birds. In her capacity as Executive Director, Ms. Adams has appeared on the Lehrer News Hour, MSNBC, Planet Earth, testified before Congress, spoken at the United Nations, and has emceed or facilitated countless meetings and strategic planning sessions.  
Ms. Adams has presided over the growth of the Pollinator Partnership and its signature initiatives, the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC is found at, Global Pollinator Week, and Eco-regional specific planting guides for the continental U.S. NAPPC has over 140 major organizations representing all pollinator stakeholders including the major figures in pollinator science, private industry, government agencies, conservation groups, and academia in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. She has signed agreements for Pollinator Partnership with U.S. federal agencies that influence over 1.5 billion acres of US land to encourage pollinator conservation.

Please plan to join us for this informative presentation.