Sensory Summit:
A roasters guild event

January 25-27, 2018
UC DAVis

 

Sensory Summit is a two-day conference designed to educate, inform, and inspire the Specialty Coffee sensory professional. Centered around the state-of-the-art Sensory Theater inside the Robert Mondavi Institute at UC Davis, topics include incorporating techniques of sensory science into the coffee taster’s repertoire, latest reports about ongoing coffee extraction and consumer research, using new tools to sharpen tasting acuity and repeatability, improving coffee quality and consistency using establish sensory methods, and incorporating learnings from wine, beer, and food science into specialty coffee. Instructors include industry-leading specialty coffee professionals and academic researchers from UC Davis and elsewhere, lending both applied knowledge and academic rigor to the sessions. Delivered over 2+ days of intensive seminars and workshops, attendees can expect valuable information and direct sensory experience (tasting, smelling, and sensory demonstration) in every session.

 
 

 
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PRICING

Roasters Guild/Roaster Guild of Europe members will be given priority registration & special pricing from November 2 – 12, 2017. SCA & Non-Member Registration will commence on November 13.

Booking Period

Nov. 2 - Nov. 12
Nov. 13 - Dec. 14
Dec. 15 - Jan. 22

RG/RGE Member

$1,075 (exclusive)
$1,125
$1,225

SCA Member

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$1,275
$1,425

Non-Member

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$1,475
$1,625

*Please note: This is a professional event. Guests and children will not be permitted. 
**If you are a SCAE Heritage Member or Roasters Guild of Europe member, you must contact
membership@sca.coffee to receive your registration discounts


WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Registration includes all items listed on agenda, including continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Hotel and Transportation for the event is NOT included.


AGENDA

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25th

3 p.m.    Registration Opens
4-5 p.m.   Opening Session
5-7 p.m.   Dinner
7 p.m.    Evening Activity

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th
8:30 a.m.  Session #1
10:15 a.m. Session #2
12 p.m.    Lunch
1:30 p.m.  Session #3
3:45 p.m.  Session #4
6-10 p.m.  Dinner/Evening Activity

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th
8:30 a.m.   Session #5
10:15 a.m. Session #6
12 p.m.    Lunch
1:30 p.m.   Session #7
3:45 p.m.   Session #8
5:30 p.m.   Closing Session

*All Sessions and Evening Activities To Be Announced