CoLab: Bucharest 

29-31 May 2018

CoLab: Bucharest brings an ambitious coffee community together with an audience of international coffee professionals for three days of interactive learning and knowledge sharing. The city will showcase their diverse cafe scene to visitors via a program of community events that sit either side of a full day of talks, workshops and panels. 

 

Read on for more information on the CoLab: Bucharest program and grab your tickets here

 

Got something you want to contribute to CoLab: Bucharest? Get in touch[baristaguildofeurope@sca.coffee] now.

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The Program

 

Tuesday 29 May | The First Sip

 

CoLab: Bucharest begins at midday on Tuesday 29 May. From 12:00 registration will be open at First Coffee where the local BGE team will be on hand to provide tips, directions and recommendations. They'll welcome you with a handy city map, schedule, and delicious coffee. Early arrivers will be invited to join BGE for a the first community activity in the program. View the full list of community events here.

 

Wednesday 30 May | The Body

 

The main day (30 May) of CoLab: Bucharest will take place at Arcub, arts & event space in the centre of Bucharest. We'll host a morning of coffee talks under the themes of Sensory Science, Green Coffee and Diversity before an afternoon of engaging workshops and the opportunity to investigate the morning talks in depth. This is your chance to get hands-on and engage with the event speakers as part of the CoLab format.

 

Talks & Workshops

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The Coffee Farmer: Misconceptions And Actual Diversity

Lisanne Oonk
Coffee Sales at Primavera Coffee Importers

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The Coffee Farmer: Misconceptions And Actual Diversity

Ivania Calderón
Coffee Producer at Cooperativa La Providencia

 
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The Challenges Of Being A Biological Coffee Farmer

Tim Wendelboe
Director, barista, roaster and farmer at Tim Wendelboe

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From Education To Calibration

Marie Pohler
Commercial Director & Beverage Sensory System Specialist at FlavorActiV


Panel

What's Unique About Coffee In Bucharest?

Every coffee community has it's own story to tell. From the first specialty cafe to creating competitors we invite local coffee professionals to join host Stuart Ritson to discuss 'What's Unique About Coffee In Bucharest?'.

  Silvia Constantin  Co-Owner at Barista School

Silvia Constantin
Co-Owner at Barista School

  Alexandru Niculae  Owner and Coffee Roaster at BOB Coffee Lab

Alexandru Niculae
Owner and Coffee Roaster at BOB Coffee Lab

  Vlad Buda  Co-Owner at Steam Coffee Shop

Vlad Buda
Co-Owner at Steam Coffee Shop

  Cezara Carteș  CoLab Coca Cola HBC into Coca-Cola HBC Romania

Cezara Carteș
CoLab Coca Cola HBC into Coca-Cola HBC Romania


Panel Moderator

  Stuart Ritson   Sales at Café Imports Europe

Stuart Ritson

Sales at Café Imports Europe


Thursday 31 May | The Aftertaste

In addition to the main day's activities, the program will provide a day of community event activities for CoLab'ers to investigate the local coffee scene through cafe activities, tastings and cuppings! View the full list of community events here