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Selected Events

World Forests: Health, Wealth and Wellbeing Panel, 2016 Leadership Summit

Forest Stewardship Council General Assembly
October 8-13, 2017 - Vancouver, Canada

Rainforest Alliance will be represented by speakers and participants including Andrew Goldberg, Ben Hodgdon, Dave Bubser, Gabe Bolton, Gweneth Langdon, Laura Terrall, Richard Donovan, Samantha St. Pierre, and Tammy Coe.


Avance Coffee Conference
October 11-12, 2017 - Guatemala City, Guatemala

Michelle Deugd, Rainforest Alliance Director of Agriculture, Landscapes and Livelihoods, will be a speaker on Climate Change: Reconciling Global and Local Actions at this conference hosted by the Specialty Coffee Association.


East Coast Coffee Madness
October 22, 2017 - Montreal, Canada

Nicole Pasricha, Markets Transformation Manager will be participating.


World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting
October 24-25, 2017 - Washington, DC, United States

Alex Morgan and Kerry Scanlon of the Rainforest Alliance Markets Transformation team and Adrienne Stork of the Supply Chain Accountability team will be participating.


World Banana Forum Global Conference
November 8-9, 2017 - International Conference Centre-Geneva, Switzerland

Jan T’Lam, Markets Transformation, Fruits, Manager, will be participating.


Sintercafe
November 9-12, 2017 - Costa Rica

Alex Morgan, Global Director, Markets Transformation, will be a keynote speaker.


Innovation Forum: How Business Can Tackle Deforestation
November 14-15, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Edward Millard, Director of Africa & South Asia for the Rainforest Alliance, will be a speaker.


Building Sustainable Supply Chains Masterclass, SAI Platform
November 14-15, 2017 - BSL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Mercedes Tallo, Director, Markets Transformation will be a speaker in several sessions.


Companies vs. Climate Change Conference
November 29-December 1, 2017 - Miami, FL, United States

Alex Morgan, Global Director, Markets Transformation for the Rainforest Alliance, will be a panelist addressing sustainable supply chains.


Past Events

Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit
October 2-3, 2017 - Montreal, Canada

Nicole Pasricha, Markets Transformation Manager will be participating.


Coffee Professionals Festival 2017 (arranged by Nestlé Professional)
September 28, 2017 - Stockholm, Sweden

Marcus Schaefer of the Rainforest Alliance’s Markets Transformation and Communications team in Sweden, will host a booth and will be presenting a session on climate change, coffee and climate smart agriculture.


Going "All In” to Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation (aligned with Climate Week NYC)
September 20, 2017 - New York, United States

Nicole Pasricha of the Rainforest Alliance will be presenting the Accountability Framework initiative, a new program to promote and help companies deliver on ethical and responsible supply chain commitments in agriculture and forestry sectors.


Thirstea – the 8th Annual North American Tea Conference
September 12-14, 2017 - Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Laura Donnelly, Senior Associate, Markets Transformation, will be participating and has a speaking slot at the event.


CMO.ORG NYC Chief Marketing Officer Conference
September 14, 2017 - New York, NY, United States

Susan Arnot Heaney, Director of Marketing & Company Engagement, is an invited participant.


Natural Products Expo East
September 13-16, 2017 - Baltimore, MD, United States

Nicole Pasricha, Manager in the Markets Transformation team, will be participating.


Global Sustainability Summit
Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturer’s Association
August 9-11, 2017 - Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Andrew Goldberg, Project Manager, Rainforest Alliance Certified, will be a panelist along with Evergreen Packaging, and Samantha St. Pierre, Manager of Markets Transformation, will be attending.


Colombo International Tea Convention
August 8-11, 2017 - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ana Paula Tavares, Executive Vice President, will be a speaker and panelist and Reena Chadee, Marketing Associate will be a participant. Stop by Stall 6 to meet our team and learn more.


Outdoor Industry Association: Sustainability Insights Conference
July 25, 2017 - Salt Lake City, Utah, US

Samantha St. Pierre, Manager, Markets Transformation will be a speaker.


FSC US Annual Meeting
July 11, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Richard Donovan, Senior Vice President & Vice President, Forestry, will represent the Rainforest Alliance.


World Coffee Producers Forum
July 10-12, 2017 - Intercontinental Hotel, Medellín – Colombia

Marcel Clement, Director Market Transformation EMEA & Japan, will be participating.


2017 Global sustainability standards conference
June 27-29, 2017 - World Trade Centre, Zürich, Switzerland

Ana Paula Tavares, Executive Vice President, will be a speaker.
Martin Naponen, Senior Manager, Climate, will be participating.


Before the Green is Gone, New York Botanical Garden Sustainability Summit
June 14, 2017 - New York, NY, United States

Richard Donovan, Senior Vice President & Vice President, Forestry, will be a speaker.


WWF Global Forest and Trade Network North American Annual Meeting
June 12-14, 2017 - Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

Richard Donovan, Andrew Goldberg and Samantha St. Pierre are representing the Rainforest Alliance at the annual meeting.


RSPO EU Roundtable
June 12-13, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Nicole Pasricha, Markets Transformation Manager, North America; Catherine Tolliday, Markets Transformation Assistant; Elena Sosa, Markets Transformation, Europe; and Sophie Persey, Markets Transformation Manager, will be participating.


Sustainable Brands 17
May 22-25, 2017 - Detroit, Michigan, United States

Nigel Sizer, Rainforest Alliance President, will be a panelist on Certification 2.0 (May 24, 11:00am) and Susan Arnot Heaney, Director of Marketing & Company Engagement, will be participating.


60th Ontario Professional Foresters Association Conference and Annual General Meeting
May 16-18, 2017 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

David Brunelle, Associate, Forest Management, will be participating.


German Cocoa Trade Association Dinner
May 12, 2017 - Hamburg, Germany

Marcel Clement, Director Market Transformation EMEA & Japan, will be participating.


The 3rd African Tea Convention & Exhibition
May 11-12, 2017 - Nairobi, Kenya

Per Bogstad, Senior Manager, Markets Transformation, will be a speaker and Joe Booth, Assistant, Markets Transformation, will be an attendee.


Rainforest Alliance 30th Anniversary Gala
May 10, 2017 - New York City, New York, United States

Conservationists, innovators and renowned leaders in the business and diplomatic communities will gather at the American Museum of Natural History to recognize the outstanding achievements made by individuals and companies in the areas of sustainable agriculture, forestry and tourism.


Rainforest Alliance Leadership Summit
May 10, 2017 - New York City, New York, United States

This is an opportunity to bring together executives from companies that produce, source and promote Rainforest Alliance Certified™ products along with other environmentally and socially responsible businesses.


Canadian Produce Marketing Association
May 9-11, 2017 - Toronto, Canada

Nicole Pasricha and Jacob Davignon will be participating.


30th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference
May 7-11, 2017 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dave Bubser, Senior Manager for North America, will be participating.


Living Wages Around the World
April 19, 2017 - New York City, New York, United States

Presented by the Global Living Wage Coalition (GLWC) members and NYU Wagner School. Jessica Grillo, Livelihoods Senior Advisor and GLWC Committee member, will be participating.


Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Coffee Breakfast 2017 (en español)
April 21, 2017 - Seattle, Washington, United States

Join us at the 15th annual Sustainable Coffee Breakfast at the SCAA Expo in Seattle, WA. During this event, we will share news and updates on our work over the past year in coffee and announce results from this year’s Rainforest Alliance Cupping for Quality over a hearty breakfast and prize-winning coffee!
Rainforest Alliance staffers Sara Young, Jacob Davignon, Alex Morgan, and Jakob Schenker will be participating.


Innovation Forum: How Business Can Tackle Deforestation
April 3-4, 2017 - Washington D.C., United States

Richard Donovan, Rainforest Alliance Senior VP and VP of Forestry, was a speaker.


Rainforest Alliance Cupping For Quality (en español)
March 29-31, 2017 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Cuppings take place twice each year according to various coffee harvest cycles - once during the springtime, and once in December to evaluate coffees from origins worldwide.


Montreal Wood Convention
March 28-30, 2017 - Montréal, Québec, Canada

Yves Bouthillier, Associate, Forest Management, participated.


Responsible Business Summit NY
March 27-28, 2017 - Brooklyn, NY, US

Kiku Loomis, Director, Claims, Traceability & Trademarks was a speaker.


Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 General Assembly
March 18-22, 2017 - Brasilia, Brazil

Richard Donovan, Senior Vice President and Vice President of Forestry, Nurdiana Darius, Director Southeast Asia, and Jeffrey Milder, Chief Scientist participated.


Responsible Business Forum On Food & Agriculture 2017
March 14-15, 2017 - Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia

Nurdiana Darius, Director Southeast Asia, spoke.


Expo West
March 8-12, 2017 - Anaheim, California, United States

Rainforest Alliance staffers Kerry Scanlon, Sara Young, Samantha St. Pierre participated.


UK Coffee Leader Summit 2017
February 24, 2017 - London, England

Sophie Persey, Manager, Markets Transformation UK & Ireland, participated.


Association of BC Forest Professionals Annual Conference
February 22-24, 2017 - Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

David Brunelle, Associate, Forest Management, participated.


GreenBiz 17
February 14-16, 2017 - Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Mark Comolli, Director of Markets Program and Samantha St. Pierre, Manager, Markets Transformation participated in the conference and Supply Chain Transparency Summit.


FRUIT LOGISTICA
February 8-10, 2017 - Berlin, Germany

Rainforest Alliance staffers Jan T' Lam, Mercedes Tallo, Jacob Davignon, and Chris Gallup participated.


Webinar: Follow the Frog 2017
December 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM GMT

The Follow the Frog campaign and the Rainforest Alliance 30th anniversary launch will be in full swing between January 30 – February 12, 2017, and we want to invite you to be a part of the action. Join this webinar to learn how your business can participate!


Webinar: Follow the Frog 2017
December 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

The Follow the Frog campaign and the Rainforest Alliance 30th anniversary launch will be in full swing between January 30 – February 12, 2017, and we want to invite you to be a part of the action. Join this webinar to learn how your business can participate!


The New York Produce Show and Conference
December 5-8, 2016 - New York City, New York, United States

Jake Davignon, Senior Associate, Markets, participated.


Sustainable Sugarcane: How Companies Can Deliver
December 1-2, 2016 - London, England

Edward Millard, Director Strategic Partnerships, was a speaker.


Webinar: 2017 SAN Sustainable Agriculture Standard
November 29 & December 1, 2016 - Online

Presented by the Sustainable Agriculture Network and the Rainforest Alliance.


Innovation Forum - How Businesses Can Tackle Deforestation
November 21-26, 2016 - London, England

Stuart Singleton-White, Director, External Communications, Communications, was a speaker.

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