The Coffee chain, from the tree to the cup, faces great challenges such as economic sustainability, the consequences of climate change, how to keep the quality and traceability for an every day more and more discerning and informed consumer. The World Coffee Producers Forum will analize those challenges in a comprehensive way, with and for all the actors in the coffee world, mainly from the perspective of the coffee growers.

The Coffee chain, from the tree to the cup, faces great challenges such as economic sustainability, the consequences of climate change, how to keep the quality and traceability for an every day more and more discerning and informed consumer. The World Coffee Producers Forum will analize those challenges in a comprehensive way, with and for all the actors in the coffee world, mainly from the perspective of the coffee growers.

The Coffee chain, from the tree to the cup, faces great challenges such as economic sustainability, the consequences of climate change, how to keep the quality and traceability for an every day more and more discerning and informed consumer. The World Coffee Producers Forum will analize those challenges in a comprehensive way, with and for all the actors in the coffee world, mainly from the perspective of the coffee growers.

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THE PROGRAM

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PRELIMINARY AGENDA

19:00 – 22:00
Welcome cocktail, Intercontinental Hotel.

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PRELIMINARY AGENDA

8:00 – 9:00
Registration
9:00 – 10:30
Greeting and Opening Ceremony
• Remarks by the President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos
• Remarks by the CEO of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation, Mr. Roberto Vélez.
• Remarks by producers’ representatives of Africa, Asia and Latin America
• Remarks by the Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization, Mr. José D. Sette
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00
Opening Keynote Speech
Keynote Speaker
Univ. Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs
Director, Center for Sustainable Development
The Earth Institute, Columbia University
12:00 – 13:30
Lunch:
“The Global Arabica Plan”
Andrea Illy, Chairman Illycaffe S.p.A.
13:45 – 15:00
First Panel:
"Economic Sustainability of the Coffee Producer"

Moderator:
Fred Kawuma,
Secretary General, Inter African Coffee Organization IACO

Panelists:
Dr. Andrew Mwihia Karanja,
Independent Consultant on Rural Development and Agriculture Kenya
Deputado Federal Silas Brasileiro, Executive President, Conselho Nacional do Café CNC Brazil
Vietnam Coffee Producers’ Representative (Name TBC)
Annette Pensel, Executive Director, Global Coffee Platform
Starbucks Coffee Company (Name TBC)
15:00 – 16:00
Second Panel:
"Rural Development and Socioeconomic Indicators in the coffee world"

Moderator:
Ronald Peters, President, Icafe

Panelists:
Dorte Verner, Lead Agriculture Economist in Food and Agriculture Global Practice, The World Bank.
Jagdish Patankar, Managing Director, India Coffee Trust (Invited)
Ishak Lukenge, Chairman, African Fine Coffees Association
René León, President, Promecafé
Bambi Semroc, Sustainable Coffee Challenge, Senior Strategic Advisor - Conservation International
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30
Third Panel:
"Adaptation to Climate Change in Coffee Production"

Moderator:
Hernando Duque, Chief Technical Officer, Federación Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia

Panelists:
Corey Watts, Independent Consultant, Science and Sustainability, Principal, BrightWater – Author of “A Brewing Storm, The Climate Change Risks to Coffee”
Enselme Ghouton, President, Agence des Cafés d'Afrique et Madagascar ACRAM
Vanusia Nogueira, Executive Director, Brazil Specialty Coffees Association BSCA
Nestlé (Name TBC)
19:00
Open Dinner

THERE WILL BE PERMANENT COFFEE TASTING FROM ALL PRODUCING COUNTRIES

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8:30 – 9:00
INSTALLATION OF SIMULTANEOUS WORK TABLES
9:00 – 11:15
Room 1: Production/Productivity
Room 2: Price volatility
Room 3: Generational Replacement / Labor
Room 4: Climate change
Methodology: Each room/working group will have a professional moderator and a secretary who will facilitate a dialogue that addresses the issues, collective actions and public policy. The different links of the coffee value chain (producers, exporters, importers, roasters, traders, NGOs, etc.) will be represented in the working groups. Each group will build a shared diagnosis of the main challenges facing the chain and make recommendations to address them collectively in the future. At the end of the session, the moderators and secretaries will organize the general conclusions and recommendations to be approved by each group and presented later to the plenary session.
11:15 – 11:45
Coffee Break
The moderators and secretaries, organize the general conclusions and recommendations.
11:45 – 12:45
Presentation
Conclusions and recommendations in each room by the moderators and secretaries. Designation of the drafting commission of the Final Declaration.
13:00 – 14:30
Lunch:
“Creating Global Value through Quality”
Ric Rhinehardt,
President, Specialty Coffee Association
15:00 – 16:00
PRESENTATION OF THE CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORKING GROUPS TO THE PLENARY
16:00 – 16:30
APPROVAL OF THE FINAL DECLARATION OF THE WORLD COFFEE PRODUCERS FORUM.
19:30
CLOSING DINNER AT THE BOTANICAL GARDEN

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