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NBC2012: Dialogue Day 3

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.

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NBC2012: Oliver Strand – Coffee and The Media

[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 […]

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NBC2012: David Walsh – Why We Brew How We Brew

[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. […]

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NBC2012: Dialogue Day 2

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.

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NBC2012: Wanjira Njeru – The Trade of Kenyan Coffee

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 […]

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NBC2012: James Hoffmann – How To Make A Viable Career In Coffee

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 […]

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NBC2012: Tim Wendelboe – Developing Green Coffee Quality

[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 […]

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NBC2012: Dialogue Day 1

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. Thursday’s dialogue discussion was led by Tim Wendelboe and James Hoffmann.

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NBC2012: Hamish Anderson – Terroir Vs. Blending in Wine

[download presentation slides] Hamish Anderson Wine Buyer & Head Sommelier, Tate Hamish Anderson is one of London’s most celebrated wine experts, having won many awards for the renowned Tate Britain cellar. Tate Modern in London capitalised on this by making Hamish responsible for all wine buying. Hamish has also recently helped set up the Tate’s own […]

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NBC2012: Morten Wennersgaard – Sourcing Quality in Africa

[download Morten’s presentation] Morten Wennersgaard Founder & Green Coffee Buyer, Nordic Approach Morten worked as a restaurant manager in Oslo until 2003, he then started working as product manager/coffee buyer for Solberg & Hansen coffee roasters in Oslo, and was instrumental in building their quality of sourcing. He worked for Solberg & Hansen untill 2011 […]

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