Re:co announces speakers and presenters for 2023 Symposium

Re:co Symposium 2023

Re:co Symposium has announced additional plenary speakers and seminar presenters for the 2023 event, taking place from 19 to 20 April in Portland, United States. These industry experts will explore how a market can deliver diverse experiences to a community that has diverse tastes, in line with last year’s event theme.

Featured plenary speakers include Deadstock Coffee Owner Ian Williams, Specialty Coffee Association Chief Sustainability and Knowledge Development Officer Kim Elena Ionescu, World Coffee Research Director of Research and Development Dr. Tania Humphrey, and more.

Seminar presenters include Specialty Coffee Association Sustainability Director Andrés Montenegro, Dig Insights Vice President Cheryl Hung, of California Davis Professor William Ristenpart, and more.

Re:Co is also now accepting submissions for its 2023 Re:Co Symposium Fellowship Program. This year, eight qualified applicants will be awarded fellowships covering the registration fee of Re:co Symposium and the Specialty Coffee Expo; three nights’ accommodation in Portland, Oregon; and up to US$500 of a fellow’s travel expenses.

Fellows will co-lead a seminar and act as stewards for the event’s sensory experiences. They will also receive up to two hours of virtual small-group coaching on the structure and delivery of their presentation, a dedicated education session on the four sensory experiences, and the publication of a written version of their fellow’s seminar. Applications close on Tuesday, 7 March at 5:00 pm PST.

The unique event is designed for high-level discussion, leading innovation and strategy development for those passionate and influential in the world of specialty coffee.

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