Symposium Schedule

General information

2022 Daily Schedule

As of October 18, 2021

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.

Monday, January 24, 2022
Time Event Location
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration  
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 6:30 pm Registration  
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Press Room  
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room  
9:30 am – 10:30 am Beyond Sustainability: Creating ROI by Combining People, Profit and Planet
Business/Operations Breakout Session
 
9:30 am – 11:00 am Varietal Marketing Beyond the Big Four: Building the Category Narrative
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
 
9:30 am – 11:00 am Vineyard Adaptation in a Changing Climate
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
 
9:30 am – 11:15 am Managing Tannins and Astringency in Red Wine Production
Winemaking Breakout Session
 
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Keynote Speaker Luncheon
Separate Registration Fee Required
Sheraton – Grand Nave Ballroom
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Breaking Ranks: Building the Market for Non-Traditional Grape Varieties
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
 
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Recruiting and Retaining Talent
Business/Operations Breakout Session
 
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Regenerative Ag: The Climate Clock is Ticking
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
 
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
 
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception Sheraton – Grand Nave Ballroom
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time Event Location
7:30 am – 5:30 pm Registration  
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Press Room  
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room  
8:30 am – 11:00 am State of the Industry
General Session
 
9:00 am – 6:00 pm Exhibits Open  
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Attracting and Retaining Professional and World-Class Marketers in the Industry
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Global Supply Chain: Finding Solutions in a Changing Landscape
Business/Operations Breakout Session
 
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
 
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm Understanding the New Frontier – Post Pandemic (New Reality)
Marketing/Public Relations Breakout Session
 
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Risk Management and Reinventing the Business Model
Business/Operations Breakout Session
 
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Doing More with Less
Grapegrowing Breakout Session
 
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm Sustainability in the Winery
Winemaking Breakout Session
 
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Regional Wine Tasting  
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Time Event Location
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Registration  
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Press Room  
8:00 am – 2:30 pm Speaker Ready Room  
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Exhibits Open  
9:00 am – 10:30 am

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

Living with Climate Change: Strategy & Sustainable Adaptations
Integrated Session in Spanish
 
9:00 am – 11:30 am Adaptation Strategies: What can you do now?
General Session
 
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
Sesión de viticultura en español

More Heat and Less Water: Strategies for Climate Change Impacted Vineyards
Grapegrowing Session in Spanish
 
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
 
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Hosted Buffet Luncheon  
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Wildfire/Smoke Exposure
Joint Grapegrowing & Business/Operations Breakout Session
 
     

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