AGENDA

 

 

THURSDAY
4:30 p.m.     Opening Remarks                                                Alumni Center
5:00 p.m.     Dinner                                                               Alumni Center
6:30 p.m.     Move to RMI Sensory Building
7:00 p.m.     Session #1 Exploring Terroir - The Sensory             Theatre
                   Experience of Wine

FRIDAY    
7:00 a.m.     Coffee Service & Continental Breakfast                  Lobby
8:00 a.m.     Session #2 Sensory Modulation of Subtle               Theatre
                   Changes in Roast Profiles
9:30 a.m.     Coffee Break                                                       Lobby     
10:00 a.m.   Session #3 The Microbiology of Fermentation in       Theatre
                   Coffee and its Potential Flavor Impacts
11:30 a.m.    Lunch                                                                  Lobby     
12:45 p.m.    Session #4 Cacao Tasting and Grading                   Theatre
2:15 p.m.      Coffee Break                                                       Lobby     
2:45 p.m.      Session #5 Water Activity in Coffee - What             Theatre
                    is it and how does it impact safety and flavor?
4:30 p.m.      Shuttle Service Begins: To Sudwerk Brewery            Hilgard Lane  
4:45 p.m.      Shuttle Service Continues                                      Hyatt Place
5:00 p.m.      Dinner                                                                Sudwerk Brewery
6:30 p.m.      Session #6 Malt Matters: a Sensory                       Sudwerk Brewery                             Exploration - Pt.1
10:00 p.m.    Last Shuttle Leaves Back to Hotel

SATURDAY     

7:00 a.m.      Coffee Service & Continental Breakfast                   Lobby
8:00 a.m.      Session #7 Measuring Sensory Performance             Theatre
9:30 a.m.      Coffee Break                                                        Lobby     
10:00 a.m.    Session #8 Sensory Descriptive Analysis                  Theatre                                         Techniques
11:30 a.m.     Begin Walk to Putah Creek Lodge*
12:00 p.m.     Lunch                                                                  Putah Creek Lodge
1:00 p.m.      UC Davis Coffee Center Overview                           Putah Creek Lodge
1:30 p.m.      Begin Walk Back to RMI Sensory Building
2:00 p.m.      Session #9 World Coffee Research Variety Trials -    Theatre                                         Tasting the Varieties    
3:30 p.m.      Coffee Break                                                         Lobby
4:00 p.m.      Session #10 Becoming a Sensory Professional - The   Theatre
                    UC Davis Sensory Certificate    
5:00 p.m.      Closing Remarks                                                    Theatre

*Shuttle service will be provided if rain is forecasted