David Griswold moderates a panel with Lindsey Bolger, Phyllis Johnson, Teddy Esteve, Christine Condo Umuhoza, and Kent Bakke at Re:co Symposium in Seattle in April 2018.
This is the first video release from Re:co Symposium 2018, which was a special one for us; 2018 was the 10th Specialty Coffee Symposium we put on in the United States. To observe our anniversary, we decided to do some reflecting on where we had come in the past decade. As you’ll discover in this discussion, we went through every session and every talk of the past decade to identify all of the topics we’d covered. We began by taking the broadest look we could, discussing the state of the specialty coffee industry with a panel of distinguished leaders.
To help us with this, we turned to the person who opened our first two Symposiums a decade ago: the talented interviewer and thinker David Griswold. Besides being a coffee visionary in his own right, David is great at drawing out the opinions and intelligence of other coffee thought leaders. We worked with David to identify a distinguished panel, representing a diverse group of those who could give us real insights into the biggest issues facing us in specialty coffee.
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- Speaker bios: https://www.recosymposium.org/speakers/
- Listen to this session on the SCA Podcast: http://www.scanews.coffee/podcasts/sca-podcast-20-state-future-coffee-economy-reco-seattle-2018