1st Southeast Asian Coffee Education Congress

Plenary Session

Speakers will discuss the scientific revolution on coffee and its relation to sustainability, profitability and resiliency and creating sustainable, thriving and resilient rural communities. Speakers from the coffee-producing countries in Southeast Asia are also invited to talk on the status of the coffee industry in their countries alongside the various research, development and extension activities and outcomes.

Coffee Cupping Training

Coffee cupping training will be held to enhance the cupping skills of the participants. Only twenty-five (25) participants will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Skills Demonstration

World-renown chef, barista and artist will demonstrate coffee-based cooking, barista skills, latte arts as well as coffee painting and coffee arts.

Research and Extension Paper Presentation

Research and extension initiatives on coffee conducted in Southeast Asia will be presented by researchers and others stakeholders from higher education institutions, both public and private colleges and universities, and other government or private research institutions.

Call for Paper and Poster Presentation

Trade Fair and Exhibit

A trade fair and exhibit will be held to showcase various coffee; and coffee-based products, equipment, services and arts from various government agencies, non-government organizations and business sectors.


Sen. Cynthia A. Villar

Chairperson, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food Keynote Speaker

Mr. Greg Meenahan

Partnership Director, World Coffee Research, Oregon, USA

Dr. Dave D’Haeze

Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific Hanns R. Neuman Stiftung Foundation

Dr. Alejandro DC. Mojica, Sr.

  • • Former VP for Research and Extension, Cavite State University
    • Board of Director, Philippine Coffee Board Inc.

Dr. Phan Viet Ha

  • Vice Director, Western Highlands Agro-Forestry Scientific and Technical Institute

Ms. Daw Honey Lynn Lynn

  • Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Economics Yezin Agricultural University, Naypyitaw, Myanmar

Mr. Sian Phommaluesa

  • Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture (Nabong Campus), National University of Laos

Mr. Moelyono Soesilo

  • • Marketing Manager PT. Taman Delta Indonesia ( 1992 – January 2018 )
    • Founder & Commissioner of PT. Viva Barista Indonesia Rizqy Adhikarya
    • CFO of PT. Filosofi Kopi Mandiri
    • Director of PT. Sumber Kurnia Alam
    • Vice President of BPD-AEKI Jawa Tengah
    • Chief of Kompartemen Kopi Speciality & Industri BPP-AEKI

Chef Pablo "Boy" Logro

Celebrity Chef

Ms. Ella Hipolito

Freelance Coffee Artist

Ms. Frangelica Valdez

Assistant Instructor, Barista Coffee Aacademy of Asia

Mr. Tristan Destura

  • • Brand Ambassador of 1883 Syrups, Maison Routin France for South East Asia and North Asia ( One of the Leading Syrup Brand in the World )
    • Brand Consultant of BAN SHI COFFEE, China
    • Brand Ambassador of EXPOBAR COFFEE MACHINES for South East Asia



  • November 2017

    1st National Coffee Education Congress

    This event brought together the Philippines’ key coffee players from the academe, research and development institutions, government agencies and private companies and discussed the issues, challenges, and opportunities of the coffee sector.

  • Philippine Coffee Network


    A network of 34-member State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) who are actively working for the development of the Philippine coffee industry through the conduct of innovative researches and extension activities. Established on November 9, 2017, the network aims to link all the member SUCs to research funding agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education, Department of Science and Technology, Bureau of Agricultural Research and other international funding agencies to harmonize the coffee research, development and extension activities of the country.

  • Philippine Coffee Journal


    A first of its kind, the Philippine Coffee Journal is a compilation of scientific papers that focuses on the results and outcomes of research, development and extension (RDE) activities on coffee conducted by different higher education institutions and other government RDE institutions. It aims to revitalize the Philippine coffee industry through knowledge generation and transfer of technology to the community to recognize efforts in the development and promotion of the coffee industry through information dissemination and publication.

  • October 2018

    1st Southeast Asian Coffee Education Congress

    Theme : Quality Research and Extension: Imperatives in the Development of the Coffee Industry in Southeast Asia.

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How to Register

Registration of interested participants is done online by completing the form provided in the SEACEC Registration Portal. Interested participants are advised to register early to ensure availability of slots. Registration will be closed on September 27, 2018.

Registration Fees

Registration fee for local participants | PhP 7,000
Registration fee for international participants | USD 160

Registration fee includes full access to workshops and sessions, congress' kit and AM and PM snacks and lunch for four days.


Cancellations are accepted until September 14, 2018, subject to a computed administration fee. Unfortunately, no refunds are possible after this date.

Optional Day Tour

After the Congress, you may join the day tour by paying PHP 2,000.00/head. You may send an email regarding the tour to

Method of Payment

Local participants may pay their registration fees thru bank transfer or you may also pay on-site. For local participants who will use bank transfer as payment method, please take note of the following details:

Bank Details
Account Name Cavite State University Trust
Bank Name Landbank of the Philippines

Scanned copy of receipt of bank transfer must be sent to as proof of payment.

For international participants, registration fees may pay on-site.

For more inquiries on how to register and for other concerns, please contact :

The SEACEC Secretariat Contact Details
Telephone Nos. (046) 415-0329, (046) 862-0850
Email Address


Development Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay City, Cavite

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1st Southeast Asian Coffee Education Congress

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