The following is a list of upcoming beer related events and activities that The Beer Professor will attend in 2017:
February 15-18, Western Regional Science Association Annual Conference in Santa Fe, NM. I spoke on Geographic patterns of craft breweries at the intra-metropolitan scale. My colleague Isabelle Nilsson on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will be co-presenting this research with me. Matthew Lehnert of the University of Toledo is co-author on this work.
March 3 – 11th, Annual Glass City Beer Festival at the Lucas County Recreation Center. My wife and I volunteered at this event for the third year.
April 5-9, Annual Conference of the American Association of Geographers in Boston, MA. I spoke on Embracing the old: Craft breweries and adaptive reuse.
May 17-12, Biennial Conference of the Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation (PRSCO) in Tainan, Taiwan. I spoke on The emergence of the American craft beer industry: Challenges and opportunities for the hops industry.
June 7-9, 48th Annual Conference of the Mid-Continent Regional Science Association in Toledo, OH. I was the speaker at the conference awards luncheon. The title of my talk was Rebels, renegades, and revolutionaries: The Social and economic geography of American craft beer.
June 12-14, Fifth Beeronomics Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark I will be speaking on Geographic patterns of craft breweries at the intra-metropolitan scale. This is research done in collaboration with Isabelle Nilsson of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Matthew Lehnert of the University of Toledo.
August 27-29, I will be speaking on Craft beer, tourism, and rural communities at the Regional Science Academy Conference on ‘Sustainable Villages and Green Landscapes in the New Urban World’ in Dalfsen, the Netherlands.
September 18, I will be presenting a seminar at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) in L’Aquila, Italy. The seminar’s title is Brewing growth: The economic development potential of craft beer.
September 20-22, Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Regional Science in Cagliari, Italy. I will be giving a presentation titled Yesterday’s tradition, today’s taste: The potential of craft beeer to bolster tourism in peripheral regions.
September 25, I will be presenting a lecture at the Institute of Spatial Management and Housing in Warsaw, Poland. The title of my lecture will be Craft breweries and the post-industrial city: The American experience.
November 6, I will be speaking on Social interaction in urban public places: The case of the American craft brewery, at the Regional Science Academy Conference on ‘Shared Spaces in Smart Places’ at Harvard University’s Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.