What can biotech learn from the brewing industry? It turns out, quite a bit! Join us to learn about the microbiology of beer and the interesting role yeast plays in brewing, as well as what lessons we can take away from the industry. The event will consist of presentations from two accomplished brewers with scientific backgrounds, and networking with food and beer. Please note: this is a 21+ venue
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This session will provide valuable information to engineering, design, facilities, manufacturing, quality, validation and beer enthusiasts.
Springdale at Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers 102 Clinton Street Framingham, MA 01702
PROGRAM SCHEDULE: 5:30 – 6:30 PMRegistration and Networking Reception 6:30 – 6:40 PMIntroductions 6:40 – 8:30 PMPanel Discussion and Q&A
Registration Fees: Early Bird (Ends 06/14/2018) Member: $50 Non-Member: $95 Young Professionals Member: $20 Student Member: FREE
After 06/14/2018 Member: $60 Non-Member: $115 Young Professionals Member: $30 Student Member: FREE
SPEAKERS: Kate Steblenko, Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers Kate Steblenko is Jack Abby’s resident Beer Scientist in charge of maintaining their quality control program. Kate graduated from University of Vermont with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and worked in a UMass/Harvard lab studying immunology to tuberculosis prior to joining Jack Abby’s in 2015.
Tom Wilber, Barleycorn’s Craft Brew Tom Wilber, is a Co-owner of New BCB LLC. Along with his brother in law, Fred Kelly, Tom purchased the assets of Barleycorn's Craft Brew in June 2017. New BCB LLC recently received a Farmer-Brewery license and approval provide beer samples and pours at their Natick location. This adds a great value to our on-site and homebrewers as they can sample what they are going to make. A combination of timing, a passion for brewing and growing businesses let Tom to this new project. He began homebrewing in 1999 which had starts and stops based on the volume and timing of family activities. Tom also has a background in finance and technology and holds a BS in Accounting from Northeastern University.
MEETING MANAGERS: Eric Felz, Shire Jim Taylor, SLC Consulting LLC Brian Kennedy, UniQure (YP Meeting Manager)
THANK YOU TO OUR PROGRAM SPONSORS: Commissioning Agents, Inc. DPS Group