Opening General SessionLocation: Trinity Ballroom
Presented by Technomic, this in-depth look at the state of foodservice will address current headwinds facing the industry. Our discussion on industry sales and traffic data and over-arching trends will highlight technology’s growing impact on foodservice using Technomic’s Transaction Insights sales-performance tracking tool.
Jimmy Wales speaks on a wide range of issues surrounding the future of technology, shedding light on the opportunities and threats for businesses and organizations in a globally connected world. Speaking fluidly about artificial intelligence, automation, and other new technologies that lie at the heart of disruption, Mr. Wales illuminates how open-source, open-content technology is changing the face of the internet and how businesses can adapt in order to compete and innovate. He reveals opportunities in tapping into new technologies—whether implementing new collaborative tools, or cutting-edge ways to interact with customers, distributors, and suppliers—to ultimately reveal what is needed to thrive in a Wiki future.
Technology Showcase and Welcome ReceptionLocation: Trinity Exhibit Hall
As you settle in and gear up for a great conference, plan to join FSTEC's Technology Showcase and be one of the first to check out every booth in action. Discover some of the industry's latest innovations, mingle with peers and help us kick off FSTEC 2019 in style with an exciting Welcome Reception complete with food, drinks and great conversation!