North Central Roasting Summit

The First Annual Coffee Summit was scheduled to take place at The North Central Coffee Lab on March 21st. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event has been rescheduled to the fall of 2020 with a date TBD.

The event was planned to feature a variety of speakers from the coffee industry speaking on topics such as: The Economic Supply Chain, Global Price Crisis Response research, The Artistry and Chemistry of Coffee Roasting, Roast Profiling Practices, Market Trends and Research on Consumer Preferences and more.

We hope that the increased time to plan will allow for an even more exciting and extensive event! Thank you for your patience and follow along on our Facebook page to keep updated on event news!

Speakers and Sessions

Britt Berg, Intelligentsia

Devin Connolly, Cropster

Mike Ebert, Firedancer Coffee Consultants, TheArtistry and Chemistry of Roasting

Jon Ferguson, Arbor Day Foundation, Scaling from Sample Roasting to Production

Peter Kettler, Fairtrade International, The SCA Price Crisis Response

David Myers, Working Title Coffee, Exploring Economics of the Coffee Supply Chain Research

Mike Pioletti, Bunn Corporation, Market Research and Consumer Trends

Sam Sabouri, Intelligentsia

Neal Wilson, Wilson's Coffee and Tea, Roast Profiling Practices