Monday, September 13 6:30am – 7:00am

Running Club

Monday, September 13 7:30am – 6:00pm

Registration & Information Desk

Monday, September 13 7:30am – 8:30am

Networking Breakfast

Presented By:
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Monday, September 13 8:45am – 9:30am

Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 8)

Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest developments in foodservice technology. Learn from industry experts and visionaries who are leading the way in implementing unique solutions and offering high-level insights to your operation's biggest challenges.

Monday, September 13 9:30am – 10:00am

Break and Transition

Monday, September 13 10:00am – 10:45am

Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 8)

Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest developments in foodservice technology. Learn from industry experts and visionaries who are leading the way in implementing unique solutions and offering high-level insights to your operation's biggest challenges.

Monday, September 13 10:45am – 11:00am

Transition to FSTEC Marketplace

Monday, September 13 11:00am – 3:30pm

FSTEC Marketplace

11:00am - 3:00pm: Marketplace Displays
11:30am -12:30pm: Networking Lunch
12:30pm - 3:00pm: Structured Networking 1:1 Meetings
1:00pm - 2:50pm: Editorial "Ted Talks"

Monday, September 13 3:30pm – 5:30pm

General Session

What's Next in Off-Premise?

Delivery and takeout are by now pillars of many restaurants’ business models. But these established services remain ripe for innovation and optimization through services such as geolocation, contactless ordering and pickup and more. Here’s how the services might evolve in the coming years.

Speakers:

Editor at Large
Winsight Events

Chief Executive Officer
Dine Brands Global, Inc.

Mining the Data Gold Rush

The pandemic drove more diners to digital channels, giving restaurants more insight into their customers than ever. This session will look at how some operators are sifting through all that valuable information to help drive their business.

Speakers:

Senior Editor
Restaurant Business

Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer
Bloomin' Brands

Head of Technology
&pizza

Technology and the Workforce

Labor has been one of restaurants’ biggest challenges coming out of the pandemic. Tech suppliers have stepped in with a variety of solutions, from AI-driven hiring to apps that enable on-demand pay—but does any of it actually work? Here’s how a few restaurants are using tech to help hire.

Speakers:

Editor-in-Chief
Restaurant Business

Monday, September 13 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Dinner on Your Own