Coffee Science: Dubai, UAE
Coffee Science Certificate
October 12-13th, 2016
The Coffee Science Certification (CSC) program is the first globally recognized program aimed at providing coffee professionals with a greater technical foundation of coffee science from 'bean cup'.
Whether you're a roaster, importer, quality control technician, product development engineer, or simply a serious coffee connoisseur - this seminar will greatly expand your technical knowledge of coffee.
This first series CSC track is intended to build upon basic scientific principles to explore technical issues in specialty coffee. As such this track will be primarily focused on taste chemistry, flavor development, coffee chemistry, post-harvest processing, green coffee chemistry, storage and overall coffee science.
The seminar is ideal for any coffee professional hoping to gain a better technical understanding of coffee chemistry and its impact on quality.
This CSC-1 seminar will take place over two (2) full days on:
- October 12-13th, 2016
- Day #1: 10:00 - 17:00
- Day #2: 09:30-17:00
- Room: Al Shaheen (ground floor, entrance on Salahuddin Road)
Please note the course will be conducted in English only.
- If you're interested in attending future CSC sessions (2017) please Pre-Register.
- Registration is now closed!
To complete your registration click on the "Register" button below.
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The following modules will be discussed and explored during this seminar.
CSC-1: Taste Chemistry
This module will discuss the overall mechanics of taste chemistry, sensory analysis as well as physiochemical interactions that affect coffee. The course will take an objectively based approach to understanding coffee from a scientific perspective while emphasizing real-world applications.
Instructor Biography & Testimonials
Joseph A. Rivera
After graduating with a degree in Food Chemistry from the California State Polytechnic University, Joseph Rivera began working with the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), a non-profit research foundation. During his time there he served as the organization’s Research & Development Scientist bridging together the fields of science and chemistry with practical coffee science. As such, his pioneer work with organic acids has contributed greatly to the understanding of coffee science, flavor chemistry and sensory analysis for the specialty coffee industry.
In addition his work over the years has allowed him to play a key role in the development of several international certification programs including the internationally recognized Q-Certification program, WBC Certification, Roasters Guild Certification and numerous other SCAA/SCAE programs.
In 2000, Joseph accepted the position of Director of Science and Technology for the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) to further extend the role of science & technology within the coffee industry. During his tenure there he served as lead coffee scientist and technical educator for its three thousand member base.
Over the years he’s been featured on the History Channel, National Public Radio (NPR), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and numerous prominent magazines including New York Magazine, Entrepreneur and many others.
He's also been a frequent presenter at numerous international conferences including the Nordic Barista Cup (2011), National Coffee Assn, Russian Coffee Expo and the 1st SCAE World Coffee Roasters Summit (2012|Nice, France)
In 2009 after a decade in the specialty coffee industry, Joseph left the SCAA to launch Coffee Intelligence, LLC, an independent technical consulting firm dedicated to coffee testing, research & development (R&D), training and certification.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register?
To register for this event you must Pre-Register first and receive the event code. Seats will be limited so we suggest you book your seat early.
The registration page is asking for a "event code", what the heck is this?
Once you've Pre-Registered you will receive your event code. If you pre-registered you should have received it in a previous email about the course. If not, simply contact us.
Remember, you will need this code in order to complete your registration for the seminar.
Your seat will NOT be held if you do not complete the registration process.
All registrations for this event will close on October 5th. There will be NO on-site registration.
Why do I need to Pre-Register?
Pre-Registration is required for every event so that: (i) we can gauge the level of interest for this particular session/location, and (ii) so we can get a better understanding of the audience attending.
Who do I contact if I have questions?
Should you have any questions, please contact us directly.
How do I pay for this seminar?
All registrations will be handled online - payment can be made with credit card (Visa, Mastercard and AMEX).
Please contact us if you wish to make a wire transfer (additional fees may apply).
All cancellations require advance notice and are subject to the following terms.
- Full Refund - until September 23th, 2016
- 50% Refund - September 24-30th, 2016
|Event End Date||2016-10-13|