From November 13 to 19, Kunming, the capital city of China’s Yunnan Province, will host the 26th International Conference on Coffee Science, the most prestigious international event on coffee that takes place every two years.
Under the motto “sharing technological progress in coffee,” this event is organized by the Coffee Engineering Research Center of China and the Association for Science and Information on Coffee (ASIC).
The conference will attracts worldwide scientists and specialists, who will focused on topics like the chemistry and agronomy related to coffee planting, as well as the relation between coffee and human body.
As of August 25, scientists and specialists from more than 60 countries, including France, Germany, the United States, Switzerland, Indonesia, Japan, Brazil, Britain, India, Ivory Coast, Colombia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Ghana, have registered for the conference, with around 300 research papers submitted.
The ASIC was founded in 1966 with the purpose of having a permanent organization that would periodically bring together specialists from all over the world working in the different fields of coffee science and technology.
The 25th conference was held in September 2014 in Colombia.