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Coffee Technicians Guild Summit 2019 - Gruppo Cimbali

Coffee Technicians Guild Summit 2019 - Gruppo Cimbali

Via Neruda, 2, 20082 Binasco, Milan, Italy, 14/05/2019 - 16/05/2019

For us it is a great honor to host the new edition of the Coffee Technicians Guild Summit.

In collaboration with Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), the event aims to create a community of coffee technicians who can provide mutual support and knowledge, as well as provide opportunities to develop skills and learn best practices.

Are you curious about the world of coffee technology?

Would you like to know more about the latest innovations in the espresso grinder market, or how the chemistry of water treatment affects all coffee beverages?


Here what we have for you. Discover the courses:


Introduction to the Multimeter

A multi-meter can be an essential tool for technicians to use in both troubleshooting and quality control. This hands-on session will take detailed look at what multi-meters do, the difference in their design and function, and how to apply them in your day-to-day diagnosis of coffee equipment.


Espresso Grinder Technology & Repair
In this session, participants will get an in-depth review of common repair procedures and preventive maintenance for up to four different brands of espresso grinders from manufacturer representatives.


Practical Application of the Multimeter
Working in small groups, participants will use a multi-meter to complete common troubleshooting tasks on coffee equipment in several states of disrepair.


The Future of Connected Coffee Technology
Employing new connected technologies can alert service companies to errors, improve the consumer experience, benefit business analysis, and better the interaction between people and machines. This session will discuss the application of emerging technologies such as telemetry, bi-directional features, API and updated user interfaces.


A Curated History of Espresso Machines
Commissioned by Gruppo Cimbali to celebrate their 100th Anniversary, the MUMAC is home to more than 200 espresso and coffee machines of many brands. Participants in this session will receive a lecture and guided tour by the museum curator.


Water Treatment & Coffee Quality
Dive into the chemistry of water treatment and how it effects all coffee beverages in this interactive session.


Extraction Technologies & Skills
For a coffee technician or engineer, it is important to know how to achieve the proper espresso extraction based on your customer’s needs. In this interactive session, participants will step into the role of the barista and have the opportunity to produce espresso from a selection of more than eight machines.


Hydraulics Foundation
The course is designed to introduce participants to water’s path through coffee machines. It will give students the fundamental knowledge and skill they need to identify, remove and replace common hydraulic components.


Some important notes:

- The event is open to the global community.

- Early Bird pricing ends April 15, 2019. Event registration & pricing here:

- All workshops are offered in English and Italian. Select your preferred language during the registration process.


Last but not least, on May 15th don’t miss the exclusive party at the Faema Flagship Store in via Forcella 7 in Milan with a night of music, food and coffee!

Don't miss this great opportunity to improve your technical knowledge and enter the global community of Coffee Technician Guild.


See you there!