WORKSHOPS

The fifth edition of the Producer & Roaster Forum will be held on June 30th and July 1st. The schedule for cupping sessions and workshops will be updated daily. 

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DAY 1

Jesus Salazar from Caeologo will be holding a coffee workshop at PRF Colombia.

11:00am – 12:00pm – Jesús Salazar (Mexico)


Cafeología is a registered brand founded by Cafeólogo, Jesús Salazar, in 2010. Since then, has become the symbol of a revolutionary Coffee Knowledge System that attracts the attention of coffee people, from researchers to professionals and consumers.
During this workshop, the founder and philosopher of Cafeología will share the principles, foundations, epistemic basis, methodology, shape and content of this holistic Coffee Knowledge System.
This is the very first time Cafeología will be explained and open to dialogue with the coffee industry as a Coffee Knowledge System.

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Jean Etchats (France/Colombia)


Jean Etchats is the Quality Manager and Organic Analysis Project Manager for Belco. His workshop aims to help understand water activity parameters, the relation with wet mills, and the importance and link with quality and conservation.

He will be presenting studies and answering questions about why this parameter is increasingly used in the coffee industry and what it means. 

Dale Harris (Hasbean/Ozone Coffee Roasters) will join a panel at PRF Colombia.

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Dale Harris (UK)


Dale is the 2017 World Barista Champion and a founding member of the Barista Guild of Europe. He also leads ‘Product and Business Development’ at OCRi and collaborates on diverse coffee projects for brands and individuals across the world through playset.coffee.

Jesus Salazar from Caeologo will be holding a coffee workshop at PRF Colombia.

11:00am – 12:00pm – Jesús Salazar (Mexico)


Cafeología is a registered brand founded by Cafeólogo, Jesús Salazar, in 2010. Since then, has become the symbol of a revolutionary Coffee Knowledge System that attracts the attention of coffee people, from researchers to professionals and consumers.
During this workshop, the founder and philosopher of Cafeología will share the principles, foundations, epistemic basis, methodology, shape and content of this holistic Coffee Knowledge System.
This is the very first time Cafeología will be explained and open to dialogue with the coffee industry as a Coffee Knowledge System.

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Jean Etchats (France/Colombia)


Jean Etchats is the Quality Manager and Organic Analysis Project Manager for Belco. His workshop aims to help understand water activity parameters, the relation with wet mills, and the importance and link with quality and conservation.

He will be presenting studies and answering questions about why this parameter is increasingly used in the coffee industry and what it means. 

Dale Harris (Hasbean/Ozone Coffee Roasters) will join a panel at PRF Colombia.

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Dale Harris (UK)


Dale is the 2017 World Barista Champion and a founding member of the Barista Guild of Europe. He also leads ‘Product and Business Development’ at OCRi and collaborates on diverse coffee projects for brands and individuals across the world through playset.coffee.

11:00am – 12:00pm – Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood


Freda Yuan is the Director of Coffee at Origin Coffee Roasters, and one of the UK’s most respected coffee professionals. She'll join a panel at PRF Colombia.

12:00pm – 1:00pm – Freda Yuan (UK)


“Having sensory awareness is crucial for tasting coffee, but also day-to-day life. “

Freda’s mindfulness sensory workshop will challenge us to use every sensory lexicon in our dictionary to communicate with teammates. Participants will receive 3 cups of juices and work together as groups to guess and discuss the attributes of the juice.

2:00 pm – 3:00pm – Daniel Horbat (Ireland)


“The three main ingredients to become a great cupper are speed, accuracy and discipline.”

Daniel will talk about each of these, explaining what kind of training to do to improve your skills and apply them. He will also discuss the difference between taste and flavour and subjectivity vs objectivity.

The workshop includes a live cupping session.

DAY 2

Jesus Salazar from Caeologo will be holding a coffee workshop at PRF Colombia.

11:00am – 12:00pm – Jesús Salazar (Mexico)


Cafeología is a registered brand founded by Cafeólogo, Jesús Salazar, in 2010. Since then, has become the symbol of a revolutionary Coffee Knowledge System that attracts the attention of coffee people, from researchers to professionals and consumers.
During this workshop, the founder and philosopher of Cafeología will share the principles, foundations, epistemic basis, methodology, shape and content of this holistic Coffee Knowledge System.
This is the very first time Cafeología will be explained and open to dialogue with the coffee industry as a Coffee Knowledge System.

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Jean Etchats (France/Colombia)


Jean Etchats is the Quality Manager and Organic Analysis Project Manager for Belco. His workshop aims to help understand water activity parameters, the relation with wet mills, and the importance and link with quality and conservation.

He will be presenting studies and answering questions about why this parameter is increasingly used in the coffee industry and what it means. 

Dale Harris (Hasbean/Ozone Coffee Roasters) will join a panel at PRF Colombia.

3:00pm – 4:00pm – Dale Harris (UK)


Dale is the 2017 World Barista Champion and a founding member of the Barista Guild of Europe. He also leads ‘Product and Business Development’ at OCRi and collaborates on diverse coffee projects for brands and individuals across the world through playset.coffee.

Ryan LeRoux from Leva Foundation will be holding a workshop at PRF Colombia.

9:00am – 10:00am – Ryan LeRoux (South Africa)


Ryan is the CEO and managing director of Leva Foundation.

The Red Band Academy, which is part of the Leva Foundation, “trains unemployed youth to be stand-out-in-the-crowd baristas.” In this workshop, Ryan will share real-life stories that have been impacted by coffee to inspire and give hope.

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Shaun Aupiais (South Africa)


Shaun is the Co-founder of the Red Band Academy. He has been roasting coffee for over 5 years and offers contract roasting services.

“As the barista you have the ability to manipulate the best that you can achieve from your coffee by finding the coffees sweet spot but you are limited to post roast finding.”

Frequently asked questions

We will be holding a series of workshops, mini-lectures, and coffee cuppings in the Education Hub and Cuppings areas of PRF Colombia. These will be located on the first floor of Plaza Mayor, next to the Auditorium.

We will have two rooms dedicated to workshops and four rooms dedicated to coffee cuppings. 

The workshops and mini-lectures will be held in two rooms which can accommodate a maximum of 30 and 50 people.

 

There are two types of workshops at PRF Colombia: interactive and non-interactive (mini-lectures). Each of them will last up to 35 minutes.

During interactive workshops, all the attendees will participate in a set of hands-on activities and will be encouraged to discuss and interact with other participants.

In non-interactive workshops (or mini-lectures), the speakers will give a presentation on a specific subject.

Yes, please click on the “Register” button on the workshop or cupping session you would like to attend and complete the form.

Each event has a limited number of seats depending on the capacity of the room and the activities participants will be involved in.

All materials and resources needed for the interactive workshops will be provided at the event. The organizers will contact you via email if you will be required to bring your own materials.