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July 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
EAS 2017 University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, July 31-August 4, 2017 The Eastern Apicultural Society of North America was established in 1955 with the purpose of promoting honey bee culture, the education of beekeepers, and excellence in bee research. Every summer, EAS organizes an annual conference in one of the member States/Provinces. About 500 people from around the world, attend this conference every year. Delaware beekeepers host the 2017 conference. The 60th Annual EAS Conference and Short Course will be July 31-August 4 at University of Delaware, Clayton Hall Conference Center (Laird Campus), Newark, Delaware. This is conveniently located about 2 miles north of I 95, west of Wilmington, DE adjacent to MD state line. Beekeeping Short Course & Conference lecture sessions will be conveniently located in the Clayton Conference Center and connecting Pencader Hall. Participants may stay in University dorms or in fullservice Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, both immediately adjacent to the Center or at over 20 motels in the immediate region. We will post a Lodging list on the EAS website. The Short Course includes several one or two day mini-courses appropriate for beginner/hobbyist, intermediate Sideliner and for Advanced beekeeper interest. The presenters will include Larry Connor, popular author and Wicwas Press Publisher, Mike Embrey, Univ of Maryland Eastern Shore, Maryann Frazier, retired from Penn State University, Clarence Collison, Allan Hayes, Maryland MB, Landi Simone, New Jersey MB and a host of local experts and EAS Master beekeepers.