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We are looking forward to welcoming you in Basel for
15th SCTA Coffee Forum & Dinner
on 3rd – 4th October 2024!

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Program

Fueling the Future
New Demands…New Supply?

Day 1

October 3rd
Thursday
11:00 – 11:10

Official Opening of the 15th SCTA Forum and Dinner event

Cyrille Jannet SCTA VP

11:10 – 11:30

Keynote “Beyond Compliance to Performance”

An interview with Philipp Navratil, CEO, Nespresso

11:30 – 12:30

Panel 1

The CEO Dialogue: Shaping supply and demand through economic shifts

CEOs of major roasters, traders and other Industry leaders discuss the economic outlook, the changes in the coffee industry and strategies to turn changes into opportunities. We will explore how leaders are seeing opportunities in the fast-evolving coffee sector and the need to balance supply with new types of demand.


12:30 – 14:00

Lunch & Learn – EUDR compliance solutions

This interactive Lunch & Learn session will include presentations on specific technical solutions aimed at preparing our industry for EUDR compliance and other forthcoming regulations affecting our global supply chains.


14:00 – 15:45

Panel 2

NextGen Sustainability Contest

In our mission to shape the future of coffee, the SCTA Next Gen Sustainability Contest 2024 invites passionate coffee professionals to present their innovative sustainability initiatives, aligned with the theme ‘Fueling the Future’ of the SCTA Coffee Forum & Dinner, focusing on areas such as regenerative agriculture, the next generation of coffee producers, and the integration of cuttingedge technology within the industry.


14:45 – 15:00

Coffee break


15:00 – 16:00

Panel 3

Is the logistics crisis over? How prepared are we to respond to the next one?

Amidst unprecedented global supply chain challenges and unpredictable logistics crises, our panel of shipping and logistics experts come together to discuss the intricacies of transporting coffee, a unique cargo with its own set of challenges and opportunities. Drawing from recent crises, they offer insights and practical suggestions to enhance resilience against future obstacles.


18:30 – 21:00

Cocktail reception at Volkshaus

Day 2

October 4th
Friday
10:00 – 11:00

Panel 4

New demands… and new supply?

What will the coffee sector look like in 2030? Traders, roasters, and industry experts reflect on the dynamic landscape of the global coffee trade and impact of increasing regulatory pressures on procurement strategies and how this might re-shape the traditional supply chain dynamics, providing a vision for the types of coffee supply chains required for future success of our industry.


11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break


11:15 – 12:30

Panel 5

Rethinking Sustainability: A Debate on the Future of the Coffee Sector

In this engaging debate, we discuss the effectiveness of current sustainability initiatives in the coffee industry, examining what exactly we are sustaining with the current initiatives, and how we might want to redefine our definitions of sustainability for a more inclusive, prosperous and resilient future for all.


12:30 – 14:00

Lunch & Learn – EUDR

This interactive lunch presentation will cover various projects and technical solutions aimed at preparing our industry for EUDR and other forthcoming regulations affecting our global supply chains.

14:00 – 15:10

Panel 6

Coming to terms with the new terms of engagement: The New Compliance Landscape

Industry representatives analyze the shifting compliance landscape, highlighting strategies for navigating new regulations and industry standards, while answering the question of how these challenges can be turned into opportunities for sector level progress and development.


15:10 – 15:20

Closing Remarks & End of panel sessions


18:30 – 19:45

Cocktail Reception Forum Area Congress Center
(by invitation only)


20:00 – 23:00

Gala Dinner

20:15 – 20:35
Address by the SCTA President Mr. Nicolas Tamari


23:00 – 02:00

Open Bar Lounge


Accomodation

Proposed hotels

Hotels

Please find here a list of proposed hotels where you can have a special price for the SCTA event.

You can also use the Basel Tourism link to find some information or book another hotel of your choice www.basel.com

Hotel Marriott (4*)

Messeplatz 25 | 4058 Basel | Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 551 70 70

Rooms available for Wednesday, 02.10.2024 to Saturday, 05.10.2024 incl. Breakfast.
» CHF 229.00 per room/night | Single rooms
» CHF 269.00 per room/night | Double rooms
(City tax 4.00 per Person/day is not included)

More information concerning the hotel on www.marriott.de/hotels/travel/bslmc-basel-marriott-hotel/

Hotel Hyperion (4*)

Messeplatz 12 | 4058 Basel | Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 560 56 00

Rooms available for Wednesday, 02.10.2024 to Saturday, 05.10.2024 incl. Breakfast.
» CHF 229.00 per room/night | Single rooms
» CHF 259.00 per room/night | Double rooms
(City tax 4.00 per Person/day is not included)

More information concerning the hotel on www.h-hotels.com/de/hyperion/hotels/hyperion-hotel-basel

Hotel Pullman Basel Europe

Clarastrasse 43 | 4058 Basel | Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 690 87 00

Rooms available for Wednesday, 02.10.2024 to Saturday, 05.10.2024 incl. Breakfast.
» CHF 220.00 per room/night | Single rooms
» CHF 240.00 per room/night | Double rooms
(City tax 4.00 per Person/day is not included)

More information concerning the hotel on www.pullman-basel-europe.com

Hotel Volkshaus Basel

Rebgasse 12-14 | 4058 Basel | Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 690 93 21

Rooms available for Wednesday, 02.10.2024 to Saturday, 05.10.2024 incl. Breakfast.
» CHF 234.00 per room/night | Single rooms
» CHF 244.00 per room/night | Double rooms
(City tax 4.00 per Person/day is not included)

More information concerning the hotel on www.volkshaus-basel.ch

Hotel Ariv

Badenstrasse 1 | 4057 Basel | Switzerland
Tel: +41 61 515 17 55

Rooms available for Wednesday, 02.10.2024 to Saturday, 05.10.2024 incl. Breakfast.
» CHF 150.00 per room/night | Loft & Super Loft (Run of House)
(City tax 4.00 per Person/day is not included)

More information concerning the hotel on www.ariv.ch

Sponsors

Sponsor for 2024 ?

Sponsorship applications
for the 15th SCTA Forum & Dinner 2024 are now CLOSED.

For more info, please contact info@sc-ta.ch

Thanks to our 2024 sponsors :