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Day 1

Wednesday November 8th
Field Trip
8:00-3:00 Visit to Farm Pampa y Cielo, SMS Specialty
10:00 – 19:00 Registration Open
Stand set up
19:00 – 22:00 Inauguration of Stand area
Opening Cocktail

Day 2

Thursday November 9th
8:00 – 16:00 Registration & stands open
Coffee service
9:00 Conference Inauguration
“It’s Not You; It’s Me: Breaking up with our outmoded responsible sourcing models” Mr. Doug Welsh, JDE-Peet´s
10:00-10:30 “A unique origin: Café de Costa Rica building opportunities” Mr. Gustavo Jiménez, ICAFE
10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK sponsored by Guatemalan Coffees
11:00-11:30 “Trends in the Japanese coffee market and MI CAFETO´S sustainable iniciatives” Mr. José Kawashima, Mi Cafeto
11:30-12:00 “The EU sustainability agenda: towards a new regulatory framework.” Mrs. Eileen Gordon, European Coffee Federation
12:00-13:30 LUNCH
Post lunch activity
Group of sessions sponsored by Mayorga Coffee
13:30-14:00 “Coffee’s agricultural innovation crisis and what we can do to solve it” Dr. Santos Barrera, World Coffee Research
14:00-14:30 “Middle East – The Heritage and Evolution” Mr. Jamie Brown, Coffee Planet
14:30-15:00 COFFEE BREAK sponsored by Guatemalan Coffees / Open House Next Generation Sintercafe (Room Cedro 1)
15:00-15:30 “Production in East Africa, challenges and success stories” Mr. Tim Scharrer, Volcafe
15:30-16:00 “Why is it so difficult for the producer to scale in the coffee value chain? “Mr. Germán Bahamón Jaramillo, Federación Nacional de Cafeteros
16:00 -19:00 Happy Hour sponsored by Panamerican Coffee Trading

Day 3

Friday November 10th
8:00 – 16:00 Registration & stands open
Coffee service
Group of sessions sponsored by GrainPro
9:30-10:00 “Global Fundamentals; From Scarcity to Surplus?” Mr. Keith Flury, Sucden
10:00-10:30 “Measuring what counts: the road to sustainable coffee” Mr. Andres Montenegro, Specialty Coffee Association
10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK sponsored by Guatemalan Coffees
11:00-11:30 “Coffee Barometer.” Mr. Sjoerd Panhuysen, ETHOS Agriculture
11:30-12:00 “In this economy? U.S. Economic Update & The Next Recession” Joseph Lucking, BBH
12:00-12:15 Award Ceremony Early Harvest
12:15-13:30 LUNCH
Post lunch activity
13:30-14:15 “Panel on FINE ROBUSTAS: Breaking myths about Canephoras ” Moderaded by: Yimara Martínez, CQI
Mr. Lucas Venturim, Fazenda Venturim
Mrs. Sahra Nguyen, Nguyen Coffee
14:15-14:45 COFFEE BREAK sponsored by Guatemalan Coffee
14:45-15:15 “Carbon programs: access for small and medium producers to the carbon market.” Mrs. Ana Maria Zapata, Stone X “Cold Brew,” Mrs. Julia Leach, TODDY
15:15 -15:30 “From Producer to Consumer: A practical Joint Work Proposal to face Climate Change and comply with Global Regulations” Mr. Juan Esteban Orduz, WCPF “Flavor Active” Mrs. Yimara Martínez, CQI
19:00- 23:00 Farewell Party