International Speaker – Patricia Wolf-Veiga
Patricia Wolf-Veiga has been working at the National Bee Diagnostic Centre, Alberta since June 2012, and as manager for the centre since 2018. She was been working with the beekeeping industry and the scientific community to develop and deliver diagnostic tests for honey bee diseases. Patricia has been involved in several applied research projects including the “Evaluation of Imported and Domestic Queens“, “National Honey Bee Health Survey (2014-2017)” and “Foulbrood in the Canadian Prairies”. She grew up in Brazil and was introduced to honey bees in an early age in her family’s farm working with Africanized honey bees.