SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


 

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018

8am - 5pm     Specialty Tea Institute: Tea Certification Program
5 - 8pm       Re:co Symposium Reception + Badge Pick-up at the Westin Hotel


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018

7 - 10am      Re:co Symposium Registration Open
7 - 8:30am     Re:co Symposium Breakfast
8am - 5pm     Specialty Tea Institute: Tea Certification Program
8am - 7pm     Expo Registration Open
8am - 7pm     Exhibitor Early Move-in
9am - 5pm     Re:co Symposium - Limited attendance ticketed event
5 - 7pm          Re:co Symposium Reception


THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

7 - 8:30am      Re:co Symposium Breakfast
7am - 6pm      Expo Registration Open
7am - 7 pm     Exhibitor Move-In
9am - 5pm      Re:co Symposium
10am - 5pm    USCC Judges Certification Workshops
12-4:30pm     Coffee Skills Classes
1-5pm        Coffeehouse Tour
6-9pm       Official Launch Party - All Registrants Invited


FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

7am - 6pm      Expo Registration Open
7 – 10:30am      Exhibitor Move-In
7 + 7:30am     Java Jog 10K & 5K
8 - 9:30am        Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Coffee Breakfast – Ticketed Event
8am - 5pm      Coffee Skills Classes
8:30 - 9:30am   Coffee + Networking Mixer
9am - 5pm      United States Barista Championship – Round 1
9am - 1pm       Coffeehouse Tour
9am - 12pm     Lectures
10:30am       Official Opening of Exhibits, Hosted by SCA Board Of Directors
10:30am - 4pm    United States Brewers Cup Championship – Round 1
10:30am - 4pm    United States Cup Tasters Championship – Round 1
10:30am - 5:30pm   Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
12 - 2pm          Scientific Poster Session
4 - 6pm         Coffee Technicians Guild Meeting & Mixer



SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

7:30 - 9am     IWCA Breakfast – Ticketed Event
7:45am       Starbucks Kent Plant Tour
8am       Starbucks Kent Plant Tour
8am - 5pm    Expo Registration Open
8 - 10:30am     Exhibit Hall open to Exhibitors only
8am - 5pm    Coffee Skills Classes
9am - 12pm     Lectures
9am - 10:15am   Portrait Country Program: Yunnan
9am - 3:30pm    United States Barista Championship – Semi-finals
10:30am - 4pm   United States Brewers Cup Championship – Round 1 continued
10:30am - 4pm   United States Cup Tasters Championship – Semi-finals
10:30am     Starbucks Kent Plant Tour
10:45am     Starbucks Kent Plant Tour
11am - 4pm    United States Roaster Championship
10:30am - 5:30pm   Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
12 - 1:30pm      CQI Luncheon – Ticketed Event
4:30 - 5:30pm    Roasters Guild Meeting - Open to Members & Others Interested in the Guild
5:30 - 7:30pm    Roasters Guild Mixer

SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018

8am - 3pm     Registration Open
8 - 10:30am    Exhibit Hall Open to Exhibitors only
8am - 2pm      Coffee Skills Classes
9:45-10am    United States Cup Tasters Championship – Final Round
10am - 2:30pm  United States Barista Championship – Final Round
10am - 2:30pm  United States Brewers Cup Championship – Final Round
10:30 - 11:45am   Lectures
10:30am - 4 pm   Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
2:00 - 6:00pm     Coffeehouse Tour
3:15 - 4:15pm       United States Coffee Championship Winners Announcement
4pm - 5pm      Volunteer Appreciation Reception
4pm - 10pm       Exhibitor Move-out
8:30pm           After Party – Everyone Invited, 21 & over

MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018

7 - 11am       Exhibitor Move-Out Concludes