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Events Schedule

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for booking details and prices for payable workshops.

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03 September
Exhibition Open Hours
10:00 – 17:00 – Exhibition floor open
17:00 – 19:00 – Exhibitor reception

Tea & Coffee World Conference
11:30 – 12:00 Julian Dixon, Vice President, INTL FCStone – ‘Is It Possible to Hedge Less Than One Contract?’
12:30 – 13:00 Daniela Nowitzki, Probat-Werke – “Possibilities of roasting profile design with modern (shop) roasters”
13:00 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – ‘Why your Customers Deserve More’- Why good tea matters, importance of training your staff, plastic & tea bags
15:00 – 15:30 Chris Law, Union Papertech Ltd (Purico) – Biodegradable Tea Bags: An Industry Dilemma
16:00 – 16:30 Susie Spindler, Alliance for Coffee Excellence & Cup of Excellence

Tea Workshops Area
11:30 – 13:00 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Basics of brewing, comparative tasting, water temperature, cold brew tea.
14:00 – 15:00 sinas GmbH & Co. KG – Flavour, Fruit & Herbal Creations
15:30 – 16:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Tea & Food Pairing, Savoury / Cheese

Coffee Workshops Area
10:30 – 11:30 London School of Coffee, Cupping – Join Emma Haines of London School of Coffee for a fun, relaxed ‘intro to cupping’. Aimed at those who do not regularly cup coffees, learn how/when/why we cup and have a go at tasting some delicious coffees from around the world.
13:30 – 14:30 London School of Coffee, Emma Haines – “Speciality Training in the Commercial Coffee Environment.” – Presentation only
15:00 – 15:30 Neil Robinson, CEO, Punti Verdi Ltd, “The Green Reusable Cup Concept” – Presentation Only

04 September
Exhibition Open Hours
10:00 – 1700 – Exhibition floor open

Tea & Coffee World Conference
10:30 – 11:00 Stuart Nixon, Vice President Beverage & Casing BU, Ahlstrom-Munksjo, “Plastic free teabags: why and how”
11:30 – 12:00 David Veal, Executive Ambassador of the Speciality Coffee Association – “The Changing Speciality Coffee Culture in the UK”
12:30 – 13:00 Neil Whittall Chairman, The Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG)
13:00 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Current Tea Trends, Global tea trends
15:00 – 15:30 Justine Mudde, Euromonitor International – Organic Coffee and Tea: Current Trends and Prospects for Growth.
16:00 – 16:30‘Howard Barwick, Olam Speciality Coffee – ‘Farm to cup – a speciality focus’

Tea Workshops
11:30 – 13:00 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Cupping & How to Taste Tea, Includes sensory evaluation
13:30 – 14:30 Gebrüder Wollenhaupt GmbH – “Introduction to Japanese tea”.
15:30 – 16:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Tea & Food Pairing – Sweet / Chocolate

Coffee Workshops
10:30 – 11:30 London School of Coffee, Brewing Part I – Join Emma Haines of London School of Coffee as she introduces the world of brewing. Want to learn more about grind size, temperature and brewing equipment? Then this is the class for you!
12:00 – 14:00 Cup of Excellence – This exciting 2-hour session will offer attendees the very first public cupping of winners from both Burundi and Rwanda competitions. Explore and share the nuances and flavor profiles from high quality micro-lots each with a own unique story from their producers and washing stations Come learn about what it takes to win a Cup of Excellence, its quality standards, its auctions, it’s impact, its future and how you too can join the world’s premier coffee competition and auction.
14:30 – 15:30 London School of Coffee, Brewing Part II – A more detailed venture into brewing coffee and the variables that can affect the end result in the cup. Venture into the effects of temperature, time and turbulence as you learn more about the small details which can make a big difference!

05 September
Exhibition Open Hours
10:00 – 16:00 – Exhibition floor open

Tea & Coffee World Conference
10:30 – 11:00 Paul Stack, President of the SCA & Operations Director at Marco Beverage Systems – How designers can create better tea and coffee experiences
11:30-12:00 Mick Wheeler, Former SCA President –  Evaluation and Adoption of New Grading Standards in Papua New Guinea
12:30-13:00 Nigel Melican, European Tea Society – Launch of the European Tea Society
13:00 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Why your Customers Deserve More – Why good tea matters, importance of training your staff, plastic & teabags
15:00 – 15:30 Daniela Nowitzki, Probat-Werke – “Possibilities of roasting profile design with modern (shop) roasters”

Tea Workshops
11:30 – 12:30 Jane Pettigrew, UK Tea Academy – Tea for Coffee Drinkers
14:00 – 15:00 J-PORT Green Tea Japan – Matcha, from Traditional to Modern. Learn about the differences between the various grades of matcha and their applications and get the recipes to prepare them yourself. Taste exclusive ceremonial matcha as well as various iced matcha versions.

Coffee Workshops
10.15-11.45 – Sean Elder, Advanced Cupping
11.45-12.15 – Break
12.15-13.45 – Sean Elder, Sensory and Cupping for Defects
14.00 – 15.00 – Sean Elder, To Blend or Not To Blend

Prices
UK Tea Academy – £20 pre-book, £25 onsite
London School of Coffee – £20 pre-book, £25 onsite
Cup of Excellence – £25 pre-book, £30 onsite
Sean Elder – £20 pre-book, £25 onsite
Everything else – FREE

To book for all payable classes as listed above, register or log in to your account using this link – https://tcwc-2018.reg.buzz/

Gold Lounge

All paid Tea & Coffee Trade Journal subscribers will be granted access to the special members Gold Lounge at all Tea & Coffee World Cup events. Drinks are served all day with delicious food at lunch time. Take time out from the exhibition and conference to relax, prepare for meetings or catch up on emails.