Program

Thursday October 11th 2018

Hotel Intercontinental
08:00 am – 6:00 pm : Private meetings
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm : Lunch offered by the SCTA

Hotel Beau-Rivage
06:30 pm – 08:30 pm : Cocktail

Friday October 12th 2018

Hotel Intercontinental
09:00 am – 01:30 pm : Main conference (detailled program below)
01:30 pm – 02:30 pm : Lunch offered by the SCTA
02:30 pm – 05:00 pm : A deeper dive – some presentations

Geneva Arena
06:30 pm : Cocktail
08:30 pm – 11:00pm : Gala Dinner
11:00 pm – 02:30 am : Open bar with Live Music

The SCTA Conference
and Dinner 2018  « Making Waves »

THE SCTA CONFERENCE ON
FRIDAY OCTOBER  12th 2018

09:00 – 09:10 Opening Remarks  VP SCTA
09:10 – 09:25 Keynote speaker  Board Member Rabobank  Banking on Change
09:25 – 10:25 CEO Industry Panel – Making waves – established brands vs new concepts and challengers
10:45 – 11:45  Industry leaders in sustainability  – addressing the youth challenge
11:45 – 12:00 Up-date on the C-GAP challenge led by SCTA
12:00 – 13:15  The trader’s CEO panel  – The key challenges in coffee trading – from technology to origin concentration – presentation on blockchain technology in supply chains by IBM – setting the stage
13:15 – 14:45 Networking lunch

15:00 – 17:00 : A deeper Dive – Presentation
15:00 – 15:45
Blockchain and the changes for sustainability schemes
15:45 – 16:30 Coffee Market Up-date  – Global Weather and Crop Impact/Risk Areas + World Coffee Supply & Demand, Price Direction
16:30 – 17:00 UN Guiding Principles – hear the presentation from the man who helped to shape the Ruggie principles