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NEXT Gen Agenda


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Webinars 2023

March 22nd
4:00 – 5:00 pm CET

The role of the ITC and the Coffee Guide with a special focus on key trends, diversity and next gen in coffee

Webinar with Mrs Sarah Charles, co-author of the Guide, consultant for ITC-Alliances for Action & writer for Perfect Daily Grind
and Mrs Emi-Beth Aku Quantson, Founder of Kawa Moka Coffee Company, alumni and past curator of World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community, and fellow, Lead Scholar and Leadership Council member of the Specialty Coffee Association

April 20th
3:00 – 4:00 pm CET

S&D with focus on medium term production dynamics and the new demand

Webinar with Mr Keith Flury
Head of Coffee Research & Analysis at Sucden 

April 28th
6:00 pm CET

Networking Event in Geneva

Halles de l’Île

May 10th
3:00-4:00 pm CET

Impact inflation on coffee consumption

Webinar with Mr Carlos Mera & Mr Jim Watson
Senior Commodity Analyst & Senior Beverage Analyst at Rabobank

June 24th

Networking Event @WOC Milan

Caffè in giardino // Garden Party
Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6
20121 Milano MI, Italy

August 31st
4:00 – 5:00 pm CET

What happened to the Latin America Washed Arabica crops?

Webinar with a perspective from origin from: Daniel Gerber, General Manager SOGIMEX, S.A. Honduras / Mariano Vargas, Chief Operation Officer La Hilda Estate Costa Rica / Andres Solana, Commercial Manager Sucden Colombia / With a fundamental research approach from Thibaut Procacci, Director of Coffee Trade Touton France

October 4th
11:00 – 12:00 am CET

Webinar Coffee trends in China

Webinar Coffee trends in China
With Teresa Fan, China Country Manager at Volcafe

October 13th
4:30 – 5:30 pm CET

SCTA Coffee Dinner

Join our panel discussion Generation restoration: with the spotlight on young entre(eco)preneurs who have a unique program in place with the aim to build back stronger and focus on next generation(s) 

Moderator: Dean Sanders, Founder and Chairman, GoodBrand 


  • Ludivine Berouard, Co-Founder Marula Proteen Limited & Marula Creative Consultancy
  • Ivy Wereh, CEO of Cafmag Enterprise and Founder of Cafémagnifico
  • Nathalie F. Manac’h, CEO and Founder Nat Cof Ltd 

October 14th
10:30 – 11:30 AM CET

SCTA Coffee Dinner

 Join our panel discussion Next Gen Origin Women Leaders: Evolving landscape of sustainability, world of opportunities, resilience and reinvention (co-organized with Sustainable Harvest) 

Moderator: Sarah Eleanor Charles, co-author of ITC’s 4th edition of the Coffee Guide and writer for Perfect Daily Grind 


  • Lorena Perdomo, Field Technician and Gender Referent CAFESCOR, Honduras 
  • Phaima Nakalagwa, General manager Mt Elgon Agroforestry Communities Coop, Uganda 
  • Mirthel Jarquin, Field Technician and Cupper SOPPEXCCA, Nicaragua

And … connect with us and enjoy a coffee at our coffee corner!
Kindly sponsored by SCA Switzerland, Swiss Water, Olam Specialty Coffees and Farmer Connect. 

November 30th
04:00 – 05:00 PM CET

Webinar – The ICE Exchange and Certified Stocks

Webinar with Jennifer Ilkiw, President of ICE Futures U.S., a regulated futures exchange and a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) and Max Copestake, a Commercial Director at the Marex Agricultural desk.