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Conferences & Program

 

Thursday 12th

8:00am - 6:00pm   
  • Registration Open
  • Golf Tournament
  • Lanchas
6:00pm -10:00pm       Inauguration Cocktail
    Los Sueños Lobby / Sandias / Bar Ocho 

 

Friday 13th

09:00 am - 10:00 am    Inauguration:
Keynote Mr. Vivek Verma, Managing Director & Global Head Coffee, Dairy Products & CFS, OLAM
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Café de CR
10:30 am - 11:00 am   Coffee Break
sponsored by
11:00 am - 11:30 am   Aaron Davis, Senior Research Leader, Plant Resources, Royal Botanic Gardens
Arabica coffee: understanding risk and building resilience
11:30 am - 12:00 md   Mr. Christian LeSage, Vice President Asociación de Exportadores de Café de Honduras
12:00 md - 12:45 pm   Europe [speaker to be confirmed]
12:45 pm - 02:00 pm   Lunch
02:00 pm - 02:30 pm   [Conference to be confirmed]
02:30 pm - 03:00 pm   Ms. Kimberly Easson, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Gender Program Advisor for the
Coffee Quality Institute (CQI)
Improved Supply Chain Resilience through Gender Equity
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm   Mr. Keizo Sato, Managing Director, WATARU
Coffee Market in Japan and a focus on the speacilaty coffee segment
03:30 pm - 04:00 pm   Mr. Dan Belliveau, CEO CF Global Holdings Corporation
Coffee Flour, a new product to be explored
04:30 pm - 06:30 pm   Barefoot: Happy Hour
sponsored by 

Golden Cup

 

Saturday 14th

09:00 am - 09:30 am    Brasil
09:30 am - 10:00 am   Mr. Keith Flury, Head of Coffee Research, Volcafe
The Dragon in the Room; the Impacts (and Potencial) of China in the Global Coffee Market
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Coffee Break
sponsored by
10:30 am - 10:45 am   GCA Film: GOOD COFFEE MEN
10:45 am - 11:15 am   Mr. Carlos Mera, Senior Analyst, Rabobank
The global supply-demand outlook
11:15 am - 11:45 am   Mr. José Ramírez, Vice President of Coffee Sourcing, Farmer Brothers
11:45 am - 12:15 pm   Mr. Mark Williams, Senior Vice President, Brown Brothers Harriman
Economic Update
12:30 pm - 02:00 pm   Lunch
02:00 pm - 02:30 pm   Mr. Mark DiDomenico, Director / Client Solutions, Datassential
Coffee Drinking Trends in the US
02:30 pm - 03:00 pm   Mr. Brian Loughman, Vice President for Atlantic USA, ECOM, on behalf of the Green Coffee Association
Green Coffee Association: Dispute Resolution Process
03:00 pm - 03:30 pm   Beach Volley Tournament

sponsored by 
07:00 pm - 12:00 mn   SURF & TURF Farewell Party