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What to Expect at the 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium
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What to Expect at the 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

For a full comprehensive run down of what’s happening at the 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, listen to the UW&GS Program Development Co-Chairs Mike Boer and Leticia Chacón-Rodriguez as they cover the following:

  • General Sessions: Wildfire and Smoke, State of the Industry, and Diversity and Inclusion
  • Grapegrowing
  • Winemaking
  • Business and Operations
  • Marketing and PR
  • Spanish Track – now on Wednesday!
  • Virtual Trade Show
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What to Expect at the 2021 UW&GS Virtual Trade Show
Mike Boer, 2021 UW&GS PDC Co-Chair

What to Expect at the 2021 UW&GS Virtual Trade Show

Hear from Mike Boer, 2021 UW&GS Program Development Co-Chair, as he shares what this year’s virtual trade will look like.

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2021 UW&GS Preview: Wildfires and Smoke
Mike Boer, 2021 UW&GS PDC Co-Chair

2021 UW&GS Preview: Wildfires and Smoke

Hear from Mike Boer, 2021 UW&GS Program Development Co-Chair, as he gives you a sneak peak of the Tuesday’s general session, Wildfires and Smoke: Managing Uncertainty and Risk.

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Muriel Bañares
Brown·Miller Communications
Phone: 1-800-710-9333 or 1-925-852-8952
Email: muriel@brownmillerpr.com

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Newest COVID Modeling Continues to Show Safe, Controlled Environment at Unified Symposium

SACRAMENTO, CA, January 18, 2022…Despite the presence of the Omicron variant, the latest modeling (January 17) projects the risk of COVID transmission during the January 25-27 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at a rate of less than 2 cases per 10,000 guests, a figure below the CDC threshold for safe travel.

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Epistemix Partners with Unified Wine & Grape Symposium on Safety
Latest COVID modeling shows Unified mitigation strategies ensure safe, controlled environment for guests

 

 

 

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Kesi Lumumba
Nahigian Strategies
Epistemix@nahigianstrategies.com

Muriel Bañares
Brown·Miller Communications 
(925) 852-8952 (mobile)

PITTSBURGH, PA, January 6, 2022 - Epistemix, a computational modeling software company that develops simulations to model the spread of diseases and inform policy, today released updated data that projects the risk of COVID transmission during the January 25-27 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at a rate of 1 case per 10,000 of its 12,000-person conference.

“Creating a controlled environment is crucial for conferences like the Unified Symposium,” says Dr. Lindsey Reiser, Managing Director of Professional Services, Epistemix. “The robust program of safety measures that the Unified Symposium will have in place means a reduction in transmissibility by 80% compared to other typical activities in Sacramento public spaces.” 

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USDA Climate Director to Address How Extreme Weather Affects Ag and Wine Production at the 2022 Unified Symposium’s Keynote Luncheon

SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 14, 2021 – With so much attention paid to climate change, the 2022 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium this January has appropriately recruited the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) climate director to open the prestige three-day event. As Unified’s Tuesday luncheon keynote speaker, Dr. Steven Ostoja, director of the USDA California Climate Hub, will offer his  insights into how a changing climate and extreme weather are affecting agriculture and winegrape production, adaptation strategies growers need to know about and ways the industry can combat a changing climate. The luncheon will take place at Sacramento’s SAFE Credit Union Convention Center on Tuesday, January 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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