Join coffee lovers from around the world for two days of engaging presentations and debate at the Global Coffee Forum (GCF), to be held in Milan on 30 September and 1 October 2015. Registration information can be found on the GCF website.
Leading figures in the worlds of culture, research and business will take to the stage at the GCF to present a variety of topics important to the coffee sector. The event will focus on providing the audience with an educational experience. The main themes that will be covered from the angle of their link to coffee are pleasure, health, environmental sustainability and poverty.
Speakers include Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Maurizio Martina, Italian Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Andrea Illy, Chairman and CEO of illycaffè, Giuseppe Lavazza, Deputy Chairman of Luigi Lavazza S.p.A, Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director of the Specialty Coffee Association of America and Robério Oliveira Silva, Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization among others.
GCF is promoted by the International Coffee Organization (ICO), the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Italian Coffee Committee, EXPO Milan 2015, and Fiera Milano Congressi, with the support of illycaffè and Lavazza. The 39th International Hospitality Exhibition (HOST) is the Global Coffee Forum’s Special Partner.