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Thursday, November 12th

09:00AM - 09:15AM
Mr. Arnoldo Leiva, President, Sintercafé

09:15AM - 10:00AM
Café de Costa Rica: Next Gen
Mrs. Maria Auxiliadora Bonilla Solis, Farmer, barista and founder, Cafetería Don Mayo,
Mr. Enrique Carvajal

10:00AM - 10:45AM
From pandemic to climate change: the challenges we can overcome only together
Mr. Andrea Illy, Chairman, Illy Caffè

10:45AM - 11:30AM
Coffid-19: How the Pandemic destroyed the box
Mr. Carlos Ortiz, Global Volcafe Way Manager, Volcafe

11:30AM - 12:15PM
Global Coffee: Tracking the Changes in a Post-covid World
Mr. Michael Schaefer, Global Lead, Food & Beverage

12:15PM - 01:00PM
Coffee varieties & Origin Diversity: Why Agricultural R&D is essential for coffee's future
PhD. Vern Long, CEO, World Coffee Research

Q&A Field day

Q&A Field day

Friday, November 13th

09:00AM - 10:00AM
Panel: Together Toward Tomorrow

10:00AM - 10:45AM
True or False: Coronavirus boosts coffee consumption?
Mrs. Anna Vänskä, Senior Sourcing Manager, Paulig,
Mr. Rami Kuusisto, Commercial Director, Retail and OOH Finland, Paulig

10:45AM - 11:30AM
The Post-Crisis Economy and Financial Markets
Mr. G. Scott Clemons , Chief Investment Strategist, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

11:30AM - 12:15PM
Funds, fundamentals, smoke and mirrors
Mr. Carlos Mera, Senior Commodity Analyst, Rabobank

12:15PM - 01:00PM
Have we sold sustainability short? Past advances and next steps in the coffee sector’s sustainability journey
PhD. Janina Grabs, PhD. Janina Grabs, Postdoctoral researcher, Environmental Policy Lab, Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences, ETH Zurich

Q&A Field day

Q&A Field day