Content Proposal Submission Information

Anavyssos, Greece
September 10-13, 2019  

Barista Camp focuses on offering an opportunity to develop and learn as a barista, in a setting that promotes sharing ideas and experiences, and being part of a wider community. The event runs over 4 days and includes professional education, cutting-edge lectures and tastings, and more.

Workshop, lecture, and panel submissions are now open for 2019 Barista Camp in Greece.  All proposals must be submitted by 10th of June.

A type of classroom learning that includes hands on learning, group engagement, and discussion. Workshops are typically 1-3 hour classes (with no certificate credit) that allow you to dive deep into certain specialty coffee topics.

A type of classroom learning that includes presentation, without hands on activities. Lectures are typically 30 – 90 minutes in length (with no certificate credit). Lecture presenters are carefully vetted experts who are highly enthusiastic about their area of expertise and have a strong desire to share that knowledge for the betterment of the industry


A type of classroom learning that includes a live discussion about specific specialty coffee topics amongst a selected group of panelists who share different perspectives. Panels are typically 45- 90 minutes in length (with no certificate credit).


 Workshop & Lecture Proposal Submissions:

  • Speakers may submit multiple proposals but will be limited to one (1) presentation per event.

  • After the proposal is accepted, speaker substitutions/ additions must be requested and communicated in writing and approved.

  • The workshop and lectures management team reserves the right to help identify and appropriate speaker/co-speaker or reject a previously accepted lecture based on speaker changes. For changes and additions please email Kim Staalman 

Workshop & Lecture Content and Required Documents:

  • Marketing and promotion of commercial products or services is strictly prohibited. The intent of the program is to provide quality lectures focused on educational content, free from commercial influence or bias.  Also, all lecture presentations and materials must adhere to SCA logo and copyright policies.

  • Speakers will be asked to create a visual presentation that is appropriate for the session (i.e. PowerPoint, Prezi, Keynote).

  • It is recommended that each presentation include a handout that is either 1) a summary of key points, or 2) a list of resources or key tips/practices etc.

Cancellation Policy:
Please do not submit a proposal if you are uncertain as to whether you will be able to fulfill your obligations to organize and present the lecture.

Selection Process:
The SCA appreciates the time and energy that all applicants put into the development of their workshop and/or lecture proposals. Each proposal is individually read and rated by the Lecture Review Committee. Ratings are based on such factors as (but not limited to) speaker credentials, relevance, originality, and learning objectives.

Not all proposals are accepted- there are always more positively rated proposals than there are slots available. Those with the highest rankings within the corresponding category are accepted to fill available timeslots.

 Decision notifications will be sent out via email to the designated primary contact by 15th of June.

Workshop & Lecture Dates + Times

Selected content will be scheduled at some point across the following dates and times:

Day 1 Sessions Tuesday 10 September 2019

·      Workshop 1: 16:00-18:00

 Day 2 Sessions Wednesday 11 September 2019

·      Workshop 2/3: 9:00-13:00

·      Lecture 1:14:00-15:00

·      Lecture 2: 15:00-16:00


Day 3 Sessions Thursday 12 September 2019

·      Workshop 4/5: 9:00-13:00

·      Lecture 3: 14:15-15:00


Day 4 Sessions Friday 13 September 2019

·      Workshop 6: 9:00-13:00