Workshop Schedule

Day 2: Wednesday, February 7th

9:00 AM-1:00 PM - Algrano Direct Trade Workshop Instructor: Gilles Brunner, Algrano

Venue: Meeting Room 3

Instructor: Gilles Brunner, Algrano

This workshop is free for all conference delegates, but requires registration in advance. 

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2:00-5:00 PM - Risk Management: Understanding Futures & Options

This beginner to intermediate level workshop will cover key concepts for trading and hedging using futures and options including strategies, understanding basis risk, and the influence of certified stock on market spreads. As a bonus choose between the slide deck for beginners or intermediate level tutorial (to take home!) for added reinforcement and a deeper dive into the topics covered. This is a US$1,500 value at an unbeatable price! 

Venue: Meeting Room 2

Instructor: Judith Ganes, J Ganes Consulting

Price: US$300 for members, US$400 for non-members 

Please note that this is a paid workshop and requires registration in advance. 

3:00-5:00 PM - New Frontiers in Post-Harvest Processing with CQI

Join this workshop, led by CQI, to learn about and taste some of the newest trends in post-harvest processing. The first half of the workshop will be a seminar, where trends and the science behind them will be described. In the second half, we will follow with a tasting of some of the experimental processes being trialed around the world. We will discuss the pros and cons of these methods and the practicalities in the field.

Venue: Meeting Room 3

Instructor: Emma Sage, Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) 

Price: US$50 for members, US$75 for non-members 

Please note that this is a paid workshop and requires registration in advance. 

Day 5: Saturday, February 10th

10:00 AM-12:00 PM - Unlocking opportunities: Dive into Acorn’s world with a hands-on workshop on program entry, onboarding essentials, and your path to success!

In this workshop, we’ll detail the Acorn program, explore the onboarding process for becoming a strategic partner, explain the use of Acorn tools for EUDR compliance, and outline our support for your insetting efforts.

Venue: Meeting Room 3

Instructor: Isabel van Bemmelen, Acorn

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