Speaker

Maja WallengrenMaja Wallengren is a popular presenter and has engaged in public speaking for more than 15 years, during which period she has spoken at all the most important events in the coffee industry across the world. Her extensive portfolio of conference themes is based on years of exclusive first hand socio-economic research from a record 42 producing countries and has made her connect at ease with a wide range of audiences. She regularly speaks at events with representatives from across the coffee sector, including producers, exporters, traders, fund managers, indigenous small-holders, analysts, roasters, consumers, industry and NGO officials, governments and officials from multinational lending institutions.

Speaker & Activity Calendar 2014
Feb 26 —Key Note Speaker, Coffee Barista Bonanza at GulFood, Dubai, UEA
March 14-27—Presentation at The Coffee Board of India and Special Travel
April 1-14—Special Coffee Travel In Colombia
May 6-7—Connecting Markets 2014, PROBAT-Werke Leader Symposium, Emmerich, Germany
May 14—Global Coffee Review, Coffee Leaders Symposium, Melbourne, Australia
Sep 8-13, ASIC Coffee Science Conference, Armenia, Colombia
Sep 24-26—COTECA Industry Expo & Conference, Hamburg, Germany
*More events are in the process of being confirmed

To hire Maja as a speaker please contact her here: contacto

Speaker calendar 2013
Feb 8 —3rd Convention of the International Women in Coffee Alliance, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Feb 15—10th AFCA Conference And Exhibition, Kampala, Uganda
April 11—25th Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Fair Trade Forum, Boston, MA
May 22—Global Coffee Review Coffee Leaders Symposium, Melbourne, Australia
May 30—Global Market Insight, Coffee Industry Corporation, Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Nov 4—2nd International Ethiopian Coffee Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Maja offers all presentations in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Danish. Her speaker presentation themes currently include:

  • Latest Trends in Coffee Production and Consumption – Challenges and Opportunities
  • Coffee Market Outlook – Is The World Running Out Of Coffee?
  • A Golden Opportunity For Coffee Producers
  • A Market in Denial – The Supply Crisis in Producing Countries
  • An Overview of The Indonesian Coffee Sector and the Future Ahead
  • Poverty Eradication and Empowerment Through Women In The Coffee Trade
  • Economic Development Challenges in African Coffee Producing Countries
  • Understanding Vietnam – A Socio-Economic Portrait of the Asian Giant
  • Coffee and The U.N. Millennium Development Goals – Case Studies From Origin
  • Agriculture, Commodities And Sustainability In The Nafta Region
  • The Social Impact of Low Coffee Prices in Producing Countries
  • Coffee and Sustainable Solutions In A World Of Globalization
  • Coffee and the Human Face – Making Coffee Sustainable For All By 2050
  • Building Positive Political and Trade Cooperation With Vietnam
  • Sustainability, Climate Change and The Coffee Poverty Eradication Project
  • Tropical Agriculture and Commodity Export Strategies For Developing Countries
  • Long-Term Sustainable Development Within The Global Trade Framework
  • Emerging Markets and Economic Development in Commodity-Dependent Countries

For further information and details about her availability and conditions as speaker, please contact her at: Contact | Spilling the Beans

*Dec 7, 2012— AICC Coffee Outlook Conference 2012, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
*July 26, 2012—23rd Anacafe Annual Coffee Congress, Guatemala City, Guatemala
*May 10, 2012—19th Santos International Coffee Seminar, Guaruja, Brazil
*April 19, 2012—Guest Lecturer at the Alliant University, Mexico City Campus, Mexico
*March 8, 2012—GTEC Annual Agronomists Convention, Pocos de Caldas, Brazil
*Oct 27, 2011—3rd Convention of International Women in Coffee Alliance, Santa Ana, El Salvador
*Aug 29, 2011—10th International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*May 26, 2011—14th International Convention of the Peruvian Coffee and Cocoa Chamber, Lima Peru
*April 13, 2011—Guest Lecturer at the Alliant University, Mexico City Campus, Mexico
*September 2009 — 9th International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*May, 2009 — 12th International Convention of the Peruvian Coffee and Cocoa Chamber, Lima Peru
*December, 2008 — Guest Lecturer at the Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bangalore, India
*September, 2008 — 8th International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*September, 2008 – TRADEX Coffee Expo Conference and Exhibition, Mexico City, Mexico
*August, 2007—7th International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*May 2007, 19th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Long Beach, CA
*February 2006, Special Address at Estate Coffee & Coffee Club Association, Copenhagen, Denmark
*August, 2005—5th International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*May 2005, 17th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Seattle, WA
*October 2004, IFOAM International Organic Coffee Conference, Entebbe, Uganda
*August, 2004 – 7th TRADEX Coffee Expo Conference and Exhibition, Mexico City, Mexico
*April 2004, 16th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Atlanta, GA
*February 2004, 1st EACFA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Nairobi, Kenya
*August, 2003—3rd International Ramacafe Coffee Conference, Managua, Nicaragua
*April 2003, 15th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Boston, MA
*October 2002, Guest Lecturer at Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
*September 2002, Special Address to Council Meeting, International Coffee Organization, London, UK
*April 2002, 14th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Anaheim, CA
*April 1999, 11th Conference and Exhibition, Specialty Coffee Association of America, Philadelphia, PA