Symposium Schedule

General information

2022 Daily Schedule

As of January 19, 2022

Click on the links below for detailed program information. Speakers are listed in alphabetical order in the session detail.

This schedule will be updated with more details on a weekly basis and is subject to change without notice. All sessions and events will be held at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center (formerly Sacramento Convention Center), the Hyatt Regency, and Sheraton Grand unless noted otherwise.

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Time Event Location
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Safe Expo Health & Safety Screening Center Hyatt Regency Ballroom
Monday, January 24, 2022
Time Event Location
11:30 am – 5:00 pm Safe Expo Health & Safety Screening Center Hyatt Regency Ballroom
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration Convention Center West Lobby
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time Event Location
6:30 am – 6:30 pm Safe Expo Health & Safety Screening Center Hyatt Regency Ballroom
7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration Convention Center West Lobby
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Press Room Convention Center Room 6
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Convention Center Room 8
9:30 am – 10:30 am Beyond Sustainability: Creating ROI by Combining People, Profit and Planet
Business/Operations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B9
9:30 am – 11:00 am Breaking Ranks: Building the Market for Non-Traditional Grape Varieties
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B8
9:30 am – 11:00 am Vineyard Adaptation in a Changing Climate(CEU available*)
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 3
9:30 am – 11:15 am Managing Tannins and Astringency in Red Wine Production (includes tasting)
Winemaking Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 10
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Keynote Speaker Luncheon
(CEU available*)
Separate Registration Fee Required
Sheraton – Grand Nave Ballroom
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm New Frontiers in Wine Influence
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B8
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Recruiting and Retaining Talent
Business/Operations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B9
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Practical Concepts of Regenerative Agriculture (CEU available*)
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 3
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Clearing the Smoke – Best Practices for Harvest, Evaluation and Mitigation of Smoke Impact On Your Wines
Winemaking Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 10
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time Event Location
6:30 am – 5:30 pm Safe Expo Health & Safety Screening Center Hyatt Regency Ballroom
7:30 am – 4:00 pm Registration Convention Center West Lobby
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Press Room Convention Center Room 6
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Speaker Ready Room Convention Center Room 8
8:30 am – 11:00 am State of the Industry
(CEU available*)
General Session
Convention Center Ballroom B
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibits Open Exhibit Halls A-D & Ballroom A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Attracting and Retaining Professional and World-Class Marketers in the Industry
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B8
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Global Supply Chain: Finding Solutions in a Changing Landscape (CEU available*)
Business/Operations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B9
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Varietal Diversity in the Golden State: Exploring Viable Climate and Marketplace Alternatives (includes tasting)
Joint Grapegrowing & Winemaking Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 10
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm How to Build a Winning 3-tier Ecommerce Strategy
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B8
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Risk Management and Reinventing the Business Model
Business/Operations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room B9
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Doing More with Less: Slowing the Spread of Vine Mealy Bug
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 3
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Liquid Gold: Conserving Water In The Winery
Winemaking Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 10
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Time Event Location
7:00 am – 3:30 pm Safe Expo Health & Safety Screening Center Hyatt Regency Ballroom
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Registration Convention Center West Lobby
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Press Room Convention Center Room 6
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Speaker Ready Room Convention Center Room 8
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Exhibits Open Exhibit Halls A-D & Ballroom A
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Presentada en español
(Presented in Spanish)
Convivir con el cambio climatológico: estrategias y adaptaciones sostenibles (CEU disponibles*)
Sesión integrada en español

Living with Climate Change: Strategy & Sustainable Adaptations (CEU available*)
Integrated Session in Spanish
Convention Center Room 10
9:00 am – 11:30 am Defining Sustainable Strategies: What’s the Next Step? (CEU available*)
General Session
Convention Center Ballroom B
10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Presentada en español
(Presented in Spanish)
Más calor y menos agua: estrategias para viñedos impactados por el cambio climático (CEU disponibles*)
Sesión de viticultura en español

More Heat and Less Water: Strategies for Climate Change Impacted Vineyards (CEU available*)
Grapegrowing Session in Spanish
Convention Center Room 9
10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Presentada en español
(Presented in Spanish)
Nuevos vinos y productos del vino; y empaquetado alternativo (incluye degustación de vinos)
Sesión de enología en español

New Wine Products & Alternative Packaging (includes wine tasting) 
Winemaking Session in Spanish
Convention Center Room 11
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Managing Wildfire Smoke Risks in the Vineyard (CEU available*)
Joint Grapegrowing & Business/Operations Breakout Session
Convention Center Room 3

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