The Karinga Primary School needed a face lift, when it was decided that it would be the developmental project at 2012 NBC. The class rooms were worn down and needed painting, the roof needed fixing, they needed new furniture for the office and the heavy rains
We have been through the evaluation sheets and counted the scores. From the evaluation sheets we learn that people had a positive experience overall. People were positive towards the proffessionalism of lectures, the food, the organisation of the event and the atmosphere as a whole.
The winner of this year’s Nordic Barista Cup is… TEAM FINLAND! The top three competitors: 1. Team Finland – 1890 pts 2. Team Sweden – 1875 pts 3. Team Iceland – 1663 pts Motivation: This year’s task was one similar to what you encounter in your everyday work [...]
The daily dialogue is a new addition to this years NBC format that allows the audience and moderators to discuss the topics talked about by the speakers each day. Saturday’s dialogue discussion was led by Tim Wendelboe and James Hoffmann.
[download presentation slides] Oliver Strand Journalist Oliver Strand regularly contributes to the New York Times, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine and GQ. He is one of the restaurant reviewers for the New York Times dining section, and his column on coffee, “Ristretto,” appears on the New York Times online. Oliver Strand is writing a book [...]
[homework assignment] David Walsh Research & Development, Marco David joined the Marco R&D Team in 2011, having previously worked in a university doing scientific research, juggling his time with enthusiastic contribution to specialty coffee conversation online. David Walsh has won the Irish Cup Tasting Championship twice, and has placed second in the World Championships twice. [...]
The daily dialogue is a new addition to this years NBC format that allows the audience and moderators to discuss the topics talked about by the speakers each day. Friday’s dialogue discussion was led by Tim Wendelboe and James Hoffmann.
Wanjira Njeru CEO, Coffee Board of Kenya Wanjira Njeru is Chief Executive Officer for the Coffee Board of Kenya. She is an Agriculture Value Chains Management specialist with a strong professional background & vast experience in Coffee Research and project management. She has a special interest in coffee value chains, having served in the industry [...]
James Hoffmann Square Mile Coffee Roasters James Hoffmann has been in coffee since 2004, starting at Gaggia UK before becoming National Training Manager for La Spaziale UK. In 2007 he left to start his own company with Anette Moldvaer – Square Mile Coffee Roasters – who have been operating since 2008. Further more he was [...]
[download presentation slides] Tim Wendelboe Tim Wendelboe Tim Wendelboe runs his own roastery, espresso bar and coffee school in Oslo that specializes in importing and roasting some of the best coffees grown around the world. Apart from winning three Nordic Roaster competitions together with his roasting team, he was the 2004 World Barista Champion and [...]