SCAA Exposition & Symposium: 2013 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

5-8 p.m. Symposium Registration Reception

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Symposium Registration Open
7:30 a.m.-8:15 a.m. Symposium Breakfast
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Symposium (Limited attendance event. Please visit scaasymposium.org for details and registration information)
5 p.m. Symposium Cocktails
6 p.m. Symposium Dinner Event (Reservation Only)

8 a.m.–5 p.m. Specialty Tea Institute: Tea Certification Program
8 a.m.–6 p.m. Expo Registration Open
8 a.m.–6 p.m. Early Exhibitor Move-In for
300 sq. ft.+ booths

Thursday, April 11, 2013

8 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Symposium Breakfast
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Symposium

7 a.m.–7 p.m. Expo Registration Open
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Specialty Tea Institute: Tea Certification Program
8 a.m.–7 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. United States Barista Championship
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. United States Brewers Cup Championship
12–4 p.m. United States Cup Tasters Championship
5:30–7 p.m. Opening Ceremonies – Everyone Invited
7–10 p.m. Welcome Reception and Coffee Kids 25th Anniversary Celebration & Auction – Everyone Invited

Friday, April 12, 2013

7 a.m.–6 p.m. Expo Registration Open
7–11 a.m. Exhibitor Move-In Concludes
7:30–9:30 a.m. Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Coffee Breakfast – Ticketed Event
8–9 a.m. First Time Attendee Networking Mixer
9–10:15 a.m. Portrait Country Program
9 a.m.–12 p.m. Lectures
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Roasters Guild Roasters Choice Competition
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Skill Building Workshops
10 a.m.–5 p.m. United States Barista Championship
10 a.m.–5 p.m. United States Brewers Cup Championship
11 a.m. Official Opening of Exhibits Hosted by SCAA Board of Directors
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
11 a.m.–5 p.m. United States Cup Tasters Championship
5:30–7 p.m. SCAA Awards Reception – Everyone Invited

Saturday, April 13, 2013

7:30–9 a.m. IWCA Breakfast – Ticketed Event
8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Expo Registration Open
8–11 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open to Exhibitors Only
9-10:15 a.m. Portrait Country Program
9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lectures
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Skill Building Workshops
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Roasters Guild Roasters Choice Competition
10 a.m.-5 p.m. United States Barista Championship Semi-Finals
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
12-3 p.m. United States Brewers Cup Championship Finals
12-1:30 p.m. CQI Luncheon – Ticketed Event
5-6 p.m. Roasters Guild Meeting – RG Members and others interested in RG
7 p.m. Roasters Guild Party – Everyone Invited (Details to Be Announced)

Sunday, April 14, 2013

8 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Expo Registration Open
8–11 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open to Exhibitors Only
10:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Lectures
9 a.m.–12 p.m. Roasters Guild Roasters Choice Competition
9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Skill Building Workshops
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open to Registrants
12–3 p.m. United States Barista Championship Finals
12-3 p.m. United States Cup Tasters Championship
2:30 p.m. Roasters Guild Roasters Choice Finals Announcement
4–10 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out
7 p.m. USBC/BGA Party – Everyone Invited

Monday, April 15, 2013

7-11 a.m. Exhibitor Move-Out Concludes