Agenda – EBBC15 Brussels, Belgium

AGENDA

The agenda and the content descriptions below the agenda will be filled out in the coming months.

Thursday, August 27th
Optional Pre-Conference Excursion with the Belgian Family Brewers

Friday, August 28th
11:30 – 1:00 PM Registration, Buffet Lunch hosted by Visit Belgium and the Conference Expo featuring beers from twelve or more breweries – Hall Marivaux
1:15 – 1:30 PM Conference Opening – Hitchcock Auditorium
1:30 – 2:30 PM History, Present, Future of Brewing in Belgium – presented by a panel Belgian Brewers and Industry Leaders – Hitchcock Auditorium (Details to come)
2:30 – 3:30 PM Beer Journalism – presented by a panel of Beer Journalists – Hitchcock Auditorium (Details to come)
3:45 – 4:45 PM Live Beer Blogging featuring ten or more different beers and styles from the Belgian Family Brewers – Hall Marivaux
5:00  PM Content  - Hitchcock Auditorium (To be announced)
6:30 – 9:00 PM Dinner with the Belgian Family Brewers featuring twenty-two different beers – (Details to come)
9:00 – 11:00 PM Evening Café Crawl ending with private Belgian Family Brewers event featuring twenty-plus beers at the Delirium Café (Details to come)

Saturday, August 29th
10:00 – 10:50 AM Blogging presented by WordPress.com – Hitchcock Auditorium (Details to come)
11:00 – 11:50 AM Content – Hitchcock Auditorium (To be announced)
12:00 – 1:45 PM A Walking Lunch, pairing Belgian Beers with Traditional Belgian Foods, hosted by Visit Flanders – Hall Marivaux
2:00 – 2:50 PM Content – Hitchcock Auditorium (To be announced)
3:00 – 3:50 PM Content – Hitchcock Auditorium (To be announced)
4:00 – 4:50 PM Sour Beers – presented by Petrus Sour Beers - Hitchcock Auditorium
5:00 – 6:30 PM Pre-dinner Reception (To be announced)
6:30 – 9:00 PM Dinner hosted by Pilsner Urquell – Hall Marivaux

Sunday, August 30th
Optional Post-Conference Excursions with Visit Flanders


PROGRAM CONTENT

Registration and Expo
Attend the Expo to pick up your name badge and meet the conference partners that make it all possible. Partners will be pouring beer and/or sharing information about their product or service.

Live Beer Blogging
This year Live Beer Blogging will feature beers from the Belgian Family Brewers presented by brewers from some of their 21+ different family breweries.

Friday Dinner
The Belgian Family Brewers intend to welcome us into the family as they host the conference’s opening night dinner in Brussels.

Evening Event
Tonight we take to the streets of Belgium. The Belgian Family Brewers are hosting an exclusive European Beer Bloggers Conference party!

Blogging Session
Details to come

Saturday Lunch
Visit Flanders will host a moveable feast at the conference hotel. Food and Beer Stations will feature typical Belgian and Flemish foods paired with Belgian Beers produced in the Flanders region of Belgium.

Sour Beer Session
A scientifically approach on how sours beers are brewed and aged. Making sours is science with a touch of magic and we will tell you why…This session will make a clear difference between barrels and foeders.

Saturday Dinner
We are looking forward to spending some time with our friends from Pilsner Urquell as they host Saturday’s dinner at the Hotel Marivaux. Their company, entertainment, information and beer are always a welcome experience for those who attend the event.