12-15 April 2018 |Old Truman Brewery,Brick Lane.
  • The Lab

in partnership with MUMAC Academy

 
 

The London Coffee Festival’s extensive Lab Programme is designed to offer visitors an array of interactive demonstrations, workshops and tasting sessions, as well as fascinating talks and lively debates on everything from empowering women across the coffee globe to removing barriers to the speciality market.

For consumers, the weekend offers fun and educational sessions to inspire and entertain. Why not discover the art of roasting coffee at home with IKAWA, or learn all about the history of coffee and liquor with Mr Black?

There are so many exciting sessions to look forward to. Here
are just a few…
 

THURSDAY

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10.30 Findings From The Allegra Project Café2017 UK
 
Anya Marco, Vice President of Research & Insights, Allegra Strategies
 



11.30: Blooming On The E71: Performing The Infusion In Two Steps

Filippo Mazzoni, Training Manager & Coffee Specialist, MUMAC Academy
 



12.30: Responsibility And Reality: The Coffee Conundrum And Why We’re All Part Of The Solution​ 

Emma Loisel, Co-Founder, Volcano Coffee Works and Angel Investor & Nick Mabey, Head of Quality, Assembly Coffee
 



13.00: Controlling The Perfect Grind 

Rob Ward, Group Coffee Specialist, La Cimbali
 



13.30: El Fénix - Removing Barriers To The Speciality Market​

Miguel Fajardo & Matt Graylee, Co-Directors, Raw Material
 



14.00: Key Learnings From Setting Up A Cluster Of Coffee Shops 

Edwin Harrison, Co-Founder, Artisan Coffee School
 



15.00: Espresso And UNESCO: Coffee As Intangible Cultural Heritage​ 

Professor Jonathan Morris, University of Hertfordshire and MUMAC Academy & Luigi Morello, MUMAC Academy and Consorzio di Tutela dell’Espresso Italiano Tradizionale
 



15.30: Exploring Myanmar, A Land Of Opportunity​ 

Nathalie Manac’h, Founder Nat Coffee, Swiss Water Process
 



16.00The Chai Journey — History And Tradition Meets Hip And Happening Recipes For Today
— Mr Peter Hernou, World Latte Art Champion & Coffee Trainer and Gita Van den Boer, Co-Founder CHALO
 



 16.30Control Your Brew — Understanding And Measuring Your Brew Variables
— Ben Townsend, Coffee Consultant & Trainer
 

FRIDAY

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10.30: What's Hot & What's Not? Key Food & Beverage Trends From The Allegra Project Café Series 

Anya Marco, Vice President of Research & Insights, Allegra Strategies
 



12.00: Fundamentals Of Extraction (panel) 

Filippo Mazzoni (Faema), Andrew Tucker (Sanremo Coffee Machines), Rob Ward (La Cimbali), Ben Brooker (La Marzocco), Sarah Dooley (Slayer), Maurizio Giuli (Nuovo Simonelli).  

Chaired by: Professor Jonathan Morris (MUMAC Academy)
 



13.00: Weighing Your Options – Master Precise Extraction In A Commercial Environment 

Daniel Hofstetter, Head of Education, Mahlkönig
 



14.00: Swiss Water Decaf – How To Lose The Caffeine & Keep The Flavour 

Andrea Piccolo, Brand Manager, Swiss Water
 



14.30: Blooming On The E71: Performing The Infusion In Two Steps 

Filippo Mazzoni, Training Manager & Coffee Specialist, MUMAC Academy
 



15.00: Real Coffee, Real Lives​ 

Jeremy Torz & Steven Macatonia, Founders, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee
 



15.30: Tea Alchemy – A Beginner’s Guide To Tasting Teas​ 

Georgina Durnford, Twinings Master Blender
 



16.00: Baileys x Grind: The Science Of A Perfect Baileys Iced Coffee 

Sam Trevethyen, Grind Head of Coffee in partnership with Baileys
 



17.00: Espresso And UNESCO: Coffee As Intangible Cultural Heritage 

Professor Jonathan Morris, University of Hertfordshire and MUMAC Academy & Luigi Morello, MUMAC Academy and Consorzio di Tutela dell’Espresso Italiano Tradizionale
 



17.30: The Barista Clinic – Any Questions Answered

Laura Bratti, Trainer, Artisan Coffee School

 


18.30: Sex, Drugs And Rock n Roll: A History Of Coffee And Liquor 

Alix Nardella, UK Brand Ambassador, Mr Black

 


19.00: Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate - Tasting The Origins​ 

Jasmine Kershaw, Co-Founder, Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate

 

SATURDAY

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10.30: Taste Like A Pro - Optimising Your Cupping experience​

Ben Townsend, Coffee Consultant & Trainer
 



11.15: Empowering Women In Coffee​

Anke Erichsen, Brand & Product Marketing Consultant, IWCA

 


12.00: IKAWA At Home – Opening The Door To Home Coffee Roasting

Alex Georgiou, Head of Marketing, IKAWA Coffee
 



12.30: The Bridge Between Coffee And Cocktails 

David Jameson, Campus at Union Hand-Roasted Coffee & Martin Hudak, American Bar at Savoy Hotel London
 



13.30El Fénix - Removing Barriers To The Speciality Market

Miguel Fajardo & Matt Graylee, Co-Directors, Raw Material
 



14.00: Beyond The Bubble: Communicating Coffee In The Language Of The People 

Emma Loisel, Co-Founder, Volcano Coffee Works and Angel Investor & Sarah Worthington, Customer Manager, Volcano At Home

 



14.30: Skills To Barista 

Dean Mackay, Trainer, Artisan School of Coffee
 



15.00: Real Coffee, Real Lives​ 

Jeremy Torz & Steven Macatonia, Founders, Union Hand-Roasted Coffee

 



16.30: Coffee Heroes: The Producers​ 

Stephen Leighton, CEO and Founder, Has Bean Coffee​
 



17.00: Baileys x Grind: The Science Of A Perfect Baileys Iced Coffee 

Sam Trevethyen, Grind Head of Coffee in partnership with Baileys​
 



17.30: Tea Drinkers Are People Too!​

Brew Tea Co
 



18.00: Craft Beer Talk And Tasting with HonestBrew 

HonestBrew
 


 

SUNDAY
 


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10.30: Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate - Tasting The Origins
 
Jasmine Kershaw, Co-Founder, Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate
 



11.15: Get Your Brew On​ 

Kasia Piotrowska, Trainer, Artisan Coffee School

 



12.00: When Barista Meets Bartender​ 

Rita Balrak, Noc Noc & Sven Brokaar, the STIRR (Winners of Coffee Mixologists 2017!)
 



12.30: Espresso And UNESCO: Coffee As Intangible Cultural Heritage

Professor Jonathan Morris, University of Hertfordshire and MUMAC Academy
 



13.30: DRW Cupping In Origin Rising Above The Urge To Love Everything 

DR Wakefield

 



14.15: Key Learnings From Setting Up A Cluster Of Coffee Shops​ 

Edwin Harrison, Co-Founder, Artisan Coffee School

 



15.00: The Bridge Between Coffee And Cocktails​ 

David Jameson, Campus at Union Hand-Roasted Coffee & Martin Hudak, American Bar at Savoy Hotel London

 



16.30: The Journey Of Chai - From The Indian Chaiwallah Tradition To A Hug In A Mug

Gita Van den Boer, Co-Founder, CHALO
 



17.00: Sex, Drugs And Rock n Roll: A History Of Coffee And Liquor​ 

Alix Nardella, UK Brand Ambassador, Mr Black
 



17.30: IKAWA At Home – Opening The Door To Home Coffee Roasting​ 

Alex Georgiou, Head of Marketing, IKAWA Coffee
 



18.00: Craft Beer Talk And Tasting with HonestBrew 

HonestBrew

 

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What’s MUMAC Academy?

MUMAC Academy is the Academy of Coffee Machines, an innovative place in Italy where training and meeting for coffee lovers and professionals of the coffee industry takes place.

Through the provision of various types of training courses and thanks to both the teaching staff’s contribution and its worldwide reputation, the Academy supports professional fulfilment, imparting essential and specific skills to improve your business.

 

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Coffee Culture diffusion, training and research: these are the three aspects which define the MUMAC Academy’s activities through the organisation of training courses, conferences, workshops and round table meetings for professionals in the coffee sector and coffee lovers.

To find out more visit academy.mumac.it

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