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Ohio Craft Brewers Conference to Feature Two Keynote Addresses

The two-day conference is set for Jan. 9-10, 2019 in downtown Columbus

The fifth annual Ohio Craft Brewers Conference will feature two distinct keynote addresses for the first time — one focused on hops and the other highlighting how to improve diversity.

The two-day conference, set for Jan. 9-10 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Columbus, will include presentations, panel discussions and trade shows.

Dr. Tom Shellhammer, Nor’Wester professor of fermentation Science at Oregon State University, will deliver the first keynote titled “Rethinking the Contributions of Hops to Beer Flavor” on Jan. 9. The following day, Dr. J. Nikol Jackson Beckham, diversity ambassador for the Brewers Association, will deliver the other: “Fans, Hands, and Brands: Strategies and Tactics for Being Inclusive and Building Diversity in Craft Beer.”

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