PROGRAM - 2012

 

 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

  • 08:00 am – 05:00 pm - Stand set up: Rooms Roble
     
  • 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm - Registration: Room Laurel 1

  • 06:30 pm - 10:30 pm - Welcome Cocktail: Room Arboledas.
                                       
    Dress Code: Men: Suit / Women: cocktail dress
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8         
          Dress Code: business casual

  • 08:00 am - 03:30 pm - Registration: Room Laurel 1

  • 08:30 am - 09:30 am - Inauguration: Room: Real 1&2
    "The World of Coffee in 2017 - Who wants What from Whom?"
    Keynote Speaker: Mr. David M. Neumann, CEO, Neumann Kaffee Gruppe

     
  • 09:30 am - 10:00 am - Session 1: “COSTA RICA: An added value”
    Mr. Luis Eduardo Campos, Coffee Producer & General Manager, Café Altura de San Ramón
     
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am - COFFEE BREAK
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  • 11:00 am - 11:30 pm - Session 2: “Coffee. It’s New Future. Our Deeper Connection”
    Mrs. Majka Burhardt, Coffee Ethiopia.
     
  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm - Session 3: “Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Sourcing Quality in Markets High and Low?”
    Mr. Doug Welsh, Vice President, Peet’s Coffee & Tea
     
  • 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm - LUNCH
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  • 02:00 pm - 02:30 pm - Session 4: “The Future for Specialty Coffee”
    Mr. Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director, Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA)

     
  • 02:30 pm – 3:30 pm - Session 5: “Coffee & Climate”
    Mr. Michael Opitz, Chairman of the Board of Management, Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung

  • 03:30 pm - 05:00 pm - Happy Hour
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9
          Dress Code: business casual

  • 08:00 am - 03:30 pm - Registration: Room Laurel 1

  • 09:00 am - 09:30 am - Session 6: “Colombia: Renewed Coffee Growing”
    Mr. Juan Esteban Orduz, President, Colombian Coffee Federation
     
  • 09:30 am - 10:00 am -  Session 7: “A Commodity Bank's Perspective on the Economy."
    Mr. Mark W. Williams, Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.


  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am - COFFEE BREAK 
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  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am - Session 8: “Brasil, Coffee Country: Opportunities and Threats”
    Mr. Carlos Brando, P&A Marketing Internacional

  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am - Session 9: “Lavazza and the Italian Coffee Market”
    Mrs. Michela Stama, Lavazza
     
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm - Session 10: “Market Outlook- Moving to an Era of Oversupply?”
    Mr. Keith Flury, Senior Commodity Analyst, Rabobank International
     
  • 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm - LUNCH
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  • 02:00 pm - 02:40 pm - WORKSHOPS & Cuppings
    • WORKSHOP 1: "Fair Trade Innovation: including small producers and other farm workers." Mr. Miguel Zamora, Director, Coffee Innovation and Producer Relations
    • WORKSHOP 2: "Energy from waste waters in Central America" Mrs. Vera Espindola, Latin America Coordinator, UTZ Certified
       
  • 02:40 pm - 04:00 pm - WORKSHOPS
    • WORKSHOP 3: "Volatility, Instruments and Strategies to Optimize Coffee Prices" Mr. Albert Scalla, Executive vicepresident, INTL FCStone
       
  • 07:00 pm - Farewell Party: Grand Tara Hotel
                      Dress Code: Men: Casual / Women: cocktail dress


     

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10

  • 07:30 am – 12:00 noon: FIELD TRIP - “BENEFICIO LA EVA” (view more)
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    08:00 am - TOURS
    08:00 am - Coffee Tour “Beneficio La Eva” (1 hour drive)
    09:00 am - Sarchí Tour (1 hour drive)
                       Field Trip Luncheon at La Eva.

 

 

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