NOVEMBER 13-16 2019

LOS SUEÑOS MARRIOTT
OCEAN & GOLF RESORT


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Schedule

Wednesday, November 13th

10:00AM - 07:00PM
Registration Open / Stand Set Up


07:00PM - 10:00PM
LET THE MAGIC BEGIN!
Inauguration of Stand Area / Welcome Cocktail

Dress code: business casual



Thursday, November 14th

08:00AM - 04:00PM
Registration & Stands Open / Coffee Service


08:30AM - 09:00AM
Conference Inauguration


09:00AM - 09:45AM
Key Note Conference
Keynote: Mr. Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Guatemalan Coffees
Room: Hermosa 2

09:45AM - 10:15AM
We connect in more ways than you can imagine - Café de Costa Rica
Mrs. Xinia Chaves, Executive Director, Coffee Institute of Costa Rica - ICAFE,
Mrs. Daniela Gutiérrez, Coffee Producer, Costa Rica


10:15AM - 10:45AM
The Next 100: Collaborating to Create Value from Crop to Cup
Mr. Matt Saurage, Chairman of the board, fourth generation owner, Community Coffee Company
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Rainforest Alliance
Room: Hermosa 2

10:45AM - 11:15AM
Coffee Break


11:15AM - 11:45AM
Stumptown & the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide
Mrs. Shauna Alexander, Head of coffee and sustainability, Stumptown Coffee Roasters


11:45AM - 12:15PM
When is this economic cycle going to end? An Economic & Market Update
Mr. Fernando Soto, Vice President, Investment Advisory Latin America, Brown Brothers Harriman
12:00MD – 1:00PM
Café de Costa Rica: Experimental Varietals - Early Harvest
Room: Hermosa 2

12:15PM - 12:45PM
Coffee Price Crisis Response Initiative
Mr. Ric Rhinehart , Leader of the Coffee Price Crisis Response Initiative, Specialty Coffee Association


12:45PM - 01:15PM
Low Prices - Causes and Consequences
Mr. Carlos Mera, Senior Commodity Analyst, Rabobank


01:15PM - 02:30PM
Lunch
1:30PM – 2:30PM
Guatemalan Coffees
Room: Hermosa 2

02:30PM - 03:00PM
Coffee Varieties – The Hidden Crisis
Mr. Stephen Cox, Senior Director for Strategic Alliances, NSF


03:00PM - 03:30PM
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Rainforest Alliance
Room: Hermosa 2

04:00PM - 06:00PM
UNPLUGGED
Happy Hour

4:30PM – 5:30PM
Café de Costa Rica: Experimental Varietals - Early Harvest
Room: Hermosa 2

Friday, November 15th

08:00AM - 04:00PM
Registration & Stands Open / Coffee Service


09:00AM - 09:30AM
CQI’s Q Processing Program: creating a global community of “coffee makers”
Mr. Mario Fernández, Senior Director - Technical Services, CQI
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Guatemalan Coffees
Room: Hermosa 2

09:30AM - 10:15AM
Global Demand Trends, Brazil’s competivity and opportunities for Central America
Engr. Carlos Brando, Partner, P&A Marketing Internacional


10:15AM - 11:00AM
The Rise of Chameleon & Cold Brew in the US
Mr. Matt Swenson, Chief Product Officer, Chameleon Cold-Brew
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Rain Forest Alliance
Room: Hermosa 2

11:00AM - 11:30AM
Coffee Break


11:30AM - 12:15PM
China – A game changer for the coffee world?
Mr. Thomas J. Mitchell, President, Strategic Coffee Concepts


12:15PM - 12:45PM
Measured Progress: Data-driven paths to sustainability
Mrs. Mallory Plaks, Director of Operations for the Americas, Enveritas
12:00MD – 1:00PM
Café de Costa Rica: Experimental Varietals - Early Harvest
Room: Hermosa 2

12:45PM - 01:30PM
BRAZIL CROP…Today’s Realities, Expectations and Future Outlook
Mr. Fernando Maximiliano, Head of the Coffee Research, INTL FCStone and CoffeeNetwork


01:30PM - 02:30PM
Lunch
1:30PM – 2:30PM
Guatemalan Coffees
Room: Hermosa 2

02:30PM - 03:00PM
Who wants to Farm Coffee ?
Mrs. Kimberly Easson, Strategic Director of the Partnership for Gender Equity, CQI


03:00PM - 03:30PM
Naox, innovating the coffee industry
Mr. Juan Carlos Jaramillo López, Creator of Naox, founding partner of Sanam, Naox
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Rainforest Alliance
Room: Hermosa 2

03:00PM - 03:30PM
Leisure Activities, sign up at Registration Desk


04:00PM - 05:30PM
Activities at the Pool Area
4:30PM – 5:30PM
Café de Costa Rica: Experimental Varietals - Early Harvest
Room: Hermosa 2

07:00PM - 12:00AM
TROPICAL NIGHTS
Farewell Party

Dress code: bring your flower shirt!