Conversations at Copia

Conversations at Copia explore significant ideas and trends impacting the world of food, beverage, industry innovation, and our environment. Our efforts are supported by the curious consumer and partners who encourage this message.

Upcoming Conversations at Copia Events

2019 dates and themes will be announced soon!

2018 Conversations at Copia Events

Soil: Dirt to Dish Weekend
January 13 & 14, 2018
In this conversation, we spoke with Chef Alice Waters and farmer Bob Cannard. Watch the Livestream and learn about the soil’s connection to food and sustainability! Watch Now >
Sustainable Seafood & Bay Area Watersheds
April 7 & 8, 2018
How do we responsibly participate in keeping our wild ocean and bay area watersheds thriving? Through environmental stewardship, we can all take part in the mysterious underwater world of marine science. Learn more >
May 6, 2018
Terroir is often discussed in terms of winemaking, but what exactly does it mean? What role does it play in the foods and beverages we produce? In our latest installment of Conversations at Copia, we delve deeper into terroir and try to define its meaning and influence. Learn more >
Women! Trailblazers and The New Wave
August 3, 2018
The Bay Area was the epicenter of the first generation of influential female chefs in America. We celebrate the trendsetters in food, beverage, and hospitality who paved the way for today’s new wave of phenoms. We heard from Chef Tanya Holland of Brown Sugar Kitchen, Filmmaker Joanna James, Pauline Lhote of Chandon, Ana Diogo Draper of Artesa Vineyards & Winery, Chef Elizabeth Binder, and more! Learn more >