We’ve posted the recordings of the talks of each of the 6 speakers that we brought to Prague for our inaugural CoLab. However, we’ve got some additional material for you: Tamper Tantrum also hosted two panel discussions – a morning session with Chahan Yeretzian, Erna Tosberg, and Tibor Varady plus an afternoon session with Adam Neubauer, Joanna Alm, and Christopher Hendon. Through extended Q&A and discussion — greatly moderated by our two hosts Steve Leighton and Kalle Freese — these sessions provide great content and additional insight that we wouldn’t have gotten to otherwise!
In the afternoon panel discussion, “hosts Steve and Kalle kick off a somewhat free-wheeling discussion, staring with the coffee culture in Prague, taking us through a myriad topics we touched upon but didn’t dig into earlier: the best ways to communicate delays to customers, coffee shots, the popularity (but seeming lack) of batch brew in shops, and why coffee research is a great use of government funding. Also covered: the barista’s tool box, the all-important barista/roaster/farmer feedback loop, why water is still important, blends, sequencing the coffee genome, and ways in which we could continue to strengthen our coffee knowledge as a community (including a large-scale experiment, since started by Chris!).”