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Thursday, March 5, 2020

5:00 - 6:30pm  Welcome and General Session

      • Welcome and FCIA Update: Brad Kintzer, Bill Guyton
      • Chocolate Consumer Survey: Anne-Marie Roerink
      • Regulatory Update: Debra Miller
      • HCP Protecting Fine Flavor Cacao: Anne Zaczek

6:30 - 8:30pm - FCIA Reception

Friday, March 6, 2020

FCIA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM & TRADE FAIR

9:00am - 2:45pm - FCIA TRADE FAIR

FCIA Education Workshops & General Session

8:30am - Registration opens

8:30 - 9:30am - Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45am - FCIA Membership Assembly (Members Only)

Break (9:45 - 10:00am)

10:00 - 11:00am - Workshop Series #1

Track 1: Living Income Differential: Implementation Details & the Impact on Specialty Cacao: Scott Amoye, Laura Sweitzer

Track 2: Communicating About Fine Chocolate to Customers/Clients: Emily Stone, Mike Forbes, Summer Allen, Lauren Adler

Track 3: Practical FSM for Chocolate Makers: Preventative Controls: Rebecca Taylor-Roseman, Gabriella
Pinto

Track 4: A Chocolate Praline for the Spring: Brian Donaghy

Break (11:00 - 11:30am)

11:30am - 12:30pm - Workshop Series #2

Track 1:
Addressing Environmental Impact on Cocoa Growing: Greg D'Alesandre, Etelle Higonnet, Kate Cavallin


Track 2: 
 Every Chocolate Tells a Story: A New Approach to Sensory Storytelling: Michael Margolis

Track 3: Proposition 65: Addressing New State Regulations: Bill Tarantino

12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch Presentation: FCIA Business Survey Results: Dr. Manuela N. Hoehn-Weiss

1:30 - 2:30pm - Workshop Series #3

Track 1: Growing Cocoa: Developing Education for the Specialty Market: Panel: Carla Martin, Jose Lopez Ganem, Charles Kerchner, Greg D'Alesandre, Kate Cavallin


Track 2: 
 Keys to Crowdfunding Success: Estelle Tracy, Emily Stone, Enna Grazier

Track 3: Using Sensory Analysis for Making Everyday Production Decisions: Karen Cogan, Lindsay Barr

2:45 - 3:15pm - General Session: Summary and What's Ahead

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