Thursday, October 6th

The main conference sessions will be at Benaroya Hall

8:45 AM

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

Michael Wolf, Creator and Curator, Smart Kitchen Summit

 

9:00-9:30

The Kitchen OS: Bridging Islands In The Connected Kitchen

Today's smart kitchen is a series of disparate platforms and experiences. Can technology help us bridge shopping, discovery, storage, prep and cooking? A discussion of creating a common 'smart kitchen stack'. 

Michael Wolf, NextMarket Insights and Smart Kitchen Summit

Kevin Brown, CEO, Innit

Charlotte Skidmore, Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers

Ben Harris, CEO, Drop

9:30-9:50

FROM FARM TO GLASS: BUILDING A SMART KITCHEN ECOSYSTEM FROM THE GROUND UP

When Doug Evans decided to build a smart cold press juicer for the home, he built an entire fresh organic produce ecosystem to go with it.  In this interview, Doug relays lessons in building a smart kitchen product infrastructure from scratch. A case study in building a connected kitchen and foodtech business. 

Doug Evans, CEO, Juicero

Richard Gunther, Universal Mind

9:50-10:20

THE NEW FOOD NETWORK: FOOD MEDIA AND DISCOVERY IN THE AGE OF BUZZFEED

The number one video publisher in the world today is Buzzfeed's Tasty, which had almost 2 billion views in the month of May for its short how-to cooking videos made for the Millennial generation. In the age of apps and online video, cooking discovery and education is changing rapidly and this panel will explore what the Cooking Channel of tomorrow will look like. 

Ashlee Clark-Thompson, CNET

Tiffany Lo, Buzzfeed/Tasty

Kevin Yu, SideChef

Esmée Williams, AllRecipes