Education Sessions


All education sessions are in the Orange County Convention Center

Monday, January 30

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Opening Party at Seaworld Orlando

Tuesday, January 31

7:30 am to 5:30 pm

Registration Desk Open

8:30 am to 9:00 am

Opening Comments and Awards

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Opening Keynote Ken Gronbach: Back to the Future

10:00 am to 10:15 am 

Networking Break

10:15 am to 11:15 am

Breakout: Finding the Lost Dollars and Increasing Profits 

Breakout: The Role of Dining and DEI in Student Union Design - UNLV Case Study

Breakout: Sustainability Reboot: Water Conservation and Decarbonization in Kitchens

11:15 am to 11:30 am

Networking Break

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Breakout: Game Changer--A Closer Look at Unattended Retail and Frictionless Payments

Breakout: Taking Your Membership to the Next Level

Breakout: Operator POV--Labor, Trends and Tech

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm


2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Breakout: The Future Farmer

Breakout: Ready Player 1--Is it Time to Hire, Merge, or Sell?

Breakout: Get Your Head in the Game

3:00 pm to 3:15 pm

Networking Break

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Closing Keynote with Jason Wange

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Evening receptions with open bar & snacks