2010 Conference Schedule

The Handcrafted Soapmakers 2010 Conference will be in session from April 30 through May 2, with early registration on the evening of April 29. After the Conference, on May 3, there will be an optional post-Conference tour of Denver.

Thursday, April 29, 2010
4:00 – 7:00 pm Registration – Vendors Open
6:00 – 7:00 pm Certification Testing

Friday, April 30, 2010
7:30 – 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:15 – 9:00 am Welcome and Orientation
9:00 – 10:30 am Keynote Speaker – Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun
10:30 – 11:00 am Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Debbie May – Creativity vs Compliance
12:30 – 2:00 pm Networking Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 pm Kelly Bloom – Emulsifiers
Cindy Jones – The Nature of Chemistry

3:30 – 4:30 pm Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open
4:30 – 5:30 pm Anne-Marie Faiola – Liquid Soapmaking Part 1
Amy Kalinchuk – Ditch Your Thermometer
Debbie Chialtas – Melt & Pour Soap Part 1

5:30 – 5:45 pm Break
5:45 – 6:45 pm Anne-Marie Faiola – Liquid Soapmaking Part 2
Kelly Bloom – Master Batch Soap Techniques
Marla Bosworth – Melt & Pour Soap Part 2
7:00 – ??? Wholesale Supplies Plus Special Event –

Saturday, May 1, 2010
7:00 – 8:00 am Certification Testing
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast & Morning Annoucements
8:30 – 10:00 am Day 2 Keynote Speaker – Dr. Robert Tisserand
10:00 – 10:30 am Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open
10:30 am – 12:00 noon Allison Corrobubia – Niche Marketing
Maria Arango – Selling at Craft Fairs

Kayla Fiorvanti – (TBA)

12:00 – 3:00 pm Lunch & Annual Membership Meeting
3:30 – 4:30 pm Allison Corrobubia – Niche Marketing
Maria Arango – Selling at Craft Fairs
Kayla Fiorvanti – (TBA)

4:30 – 4:45 Break
7:00 – ??? Essential Wholesale Special Event

Sunday, May 2, 2010
7:00 – 8:00 am Breakfast & Morning Annoucements
8:00 – 9:30 am Experts Panel
9:30 – 10:00 am Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open
10:00 am – 12:00 noon Donna Maria Coles Johnson – Social Media
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 – 3:00 pm Marie Gale – Labeling Requirements
3:00 – 3:30 pm Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open
3:30 – 5:00 pm Kevin Dunn – Trace Analysis
Debbie May – What is MP Soap?

5:00 – 6:00 pm Break
6:00 – 6:30 pm Cocktail “Hour”
6:30 – 8:30 pm Annual Awards Dinner
Awards Presentations

Announcement of 2011 Conference

Monday, May 3, 2010
9:00 am – 2:30 pm Tour of Denver (optional)
Please note the schedule is subject to change.

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