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.



PRODUCERS ASSOCIATIONS



THE PROGRAM

DRESS CODE: BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE

DRESS CODE: NATIONAL ATTIRE OR BUSINESS ATTIRE

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

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

DRESS CODE: BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE

DRESS CODE: BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

7:00 – 8:00
Registration
8:00 – 8:15
Remarks by the President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos
8:15 – 8:30
REMARKS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE COLOMBIAN COFFEE GROWERS FEDERATION, MR. CARLOS ALBERTO CARDONA
8:30 – 8:45
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COSTA RICA, MR. LUIS GUILLERMO SOLÍS
8:45 – 9:00
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HONDURAS, MR. JUAN ORLANDO HERNÁNDEZ
9:00 – 9:15
REMARKS BY THE VICEPRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR, MR. OSCAR ORTIZ
9:15 – 9:30
REMARKS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL COFFEE ORGANIZATION, MR. JOSÉ D. SETTE
9:30 – 10:30
PANEL DISCUSSION ON “ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT TO PROMOTE GLOBAL STABILITY AND DEMOCRACY”, WITH COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT JUAN MANUEL SANTOS AND FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT WILLIAM J. CLINTON

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00
Opening Keynote Speech
Sustainable Development in the Coffee World
Keynote Speaker
Univ. Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs
Director, Center for Sustainable Development
The Earth Institute, Columbia University
12:00 – 13:30
Lunch:
Coffee GAP - Global Adaptation 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:
Joseph Kieyah,
Executive Office of the president, Republic of Kenya
Deputy Federal Silas Brasileiro, Executive President, Conselho Nacional do Café CNC Brazil
Alfredo Moisés, Café Montegrande, Mexico
Annette Pensel, Executive Director, Global Coffee Platform
Chris von Zastrow, SBUX, Director Coffee Sustainability at Starbucks Coffee Co.
Fernando Serpa, Vice President Global Sourcing - Latin America, Fresh Food Sourcing North America, Walmart
15:05 – 16:20
Second Panel:
Rural Development and Socioeconomic Indicators in the coffee world

Moderator:
Ronald Peters, Executive Director, Icafe

Panelists:
Britta Wyss Bisang, Program Director, UTZ Certified
Bopanna Manavittara Belliappa, Managing Partner ,Equinox Inc
Ishak Lukenge, Chairman, African Fine Coffees Association
René León, Executive Secretary, Promecafé
Trung Nam Khai Tran, Chairman of 123 Global JSC, Member of Vicofa, Vietnam
Sebastian Troeng, Conservation International, Executive Vice President
Daniel Martz, Director Corporate Affairs, Jacobs Douwe Egberts
16:20 – 16:50
Coffee Break
16:50 – 18:05
Third Panel:
Adaptation to Climate Change in Coffee Production

Moderator:
Hernando Duque, Chief Technical Officer, Colombian Coffee Growers Federation

Panelists:
Corey Watts, Independent Consultant, Science and Sustainability, Principal, BrightWater – Author of “A Brewing Storm, The Climate Change Risks to Coffee”
Enselme Gouthon, President, Agence des Cafés Robusta d'Afrique et Madagascar ACRAM
Vanusia Nogueira, Executive Director, Brazil Specialty Coffees Association BSCA
Marcelo Burity, Head of Green Coffee Development, Nestlé
Juan Pablo Bonilla, Manager of the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector, Inter-American Development Bank
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Open Dinner

THERE WILL BE PERMANENT COFFEE TASTING FROM ALL PRODUCING COUNTRIES

ALL CONFERENCES AND PANELS WILL HAVE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION IN SPANISH, ENGLISH, FRENCH, AND PORTUGUESE

DRESS CODE: BUSSINES CASUAL ATTIRE

DRESS CODE: BUSSINES CASUAL ATTIRE

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

7:30 – 8:30
Ministerial panel: Governmental politics for the development of the coffee production
8:30 – 9:00
INSTALLATION OF SIMULTANEOUS WORKING GROUPS
9:00 – 11:15
Room 1: Production/Productivity
Room 2: Price volatility
Room 3: Generational Takeover and 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.

"The package brings it further away in the value chain"
Alberto Peisach,
CEO, Grupo Phoenix (Sponsor)
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

Dress code, National Attire or Business Attire

THERE WILL BE PERMANENT COFFEE TASTING FROM ALL PRODUCING COUNTRIES

ALL CONFERENCES AND PANELS WILL HAVE SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION IN SPANISH, ENGLISH, FRENCH, AND PORTUGUESE



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