Time Out says
Java addicts, brace yourselves for the ultimate caffeine buzz. You don’t have to be a barista or a coffee savant to go to this coffee bean affair, but one thing’s for sure: By the end of this convention, you’ll know how to make a good cup of joe. Drink as much as you can stomach on the tasting floor, and attend seminars at which experts explain the top notes and brewing techniques for various blends. You can also sign up for classes covering topics like roasting basics, proper grinding techniques and pour-over brewing.