Agenda

Before you read, please note: The schedule for Smart Kitchen Summit is a work-in-progress! This means it's going to get even more awesome as we fine tune it, add more amazing speakers and incredibly thoughtful moderators/interviewers. 

So check it out and let us know if you have any suggestions or feedback!

Day 1: October 10, 2017

Morning Sessions: 8:45-12:20

Morning Sessions
Time Session Title Speaker(s)
8:45 Hello and Welcome Michael Wolf, Creator, Smart Kitchen Summit
8:50 What do Innovators need to address now and how? (Talk) Evan Dash, CEO, StoreBound
9:05
Building a Full Stack Food Company (Fireside Chat) Chris Young, CEO, ChefSteps; Victoria Spadaro Grant, CTO, Barilla; Interviewer: Michael Wolf
9:25 The Personalized Food Future Of The Smart Kitchen (Talk) Neil Grimmer, CEO, Habit
9:45 iTuneizing Food: Appliance as Digital Platform for Food & Drink (Fireside Chat) Bill Mitchell, CEO, PicoBrew; Interviewer: Richard Gunther
10:05 Imagining a Smart Kitchen Future (Talk) Rebecca Chesney, Institute for the Future
10:25-11:00 Mid Morning Break

Sponsor Workshop: Kenmore Analyst Breakfast (Founder's Room): 10:30-11:00
11:05 Trickle Down Innovation: The Place of the Pro Kitchen in Innovation Diffusion (Fireside Chat) Tyler Florence.
Interviewer: Amanda Gold
11:25 Building A Modern Appliance Company In the Age of the Connected Kitchen (Fireside Chat) Ola Nilsson, CEO, Electrolux Appliances
Interviewer: Mara Judkis, Washington Post
11:45 Scaling Voltaggio: How A Michelin Star Chef Uses Tech To Expand Reach While Staying Authentic Michael Voltaggio; Interviewer: Brian Frank, FTW Ventures
12:05 Next Wave: Preparing For The Era of Kitchen Transformation (Fireside Chat) Brett Dibkey, GM & VP, Integrated Business Units, Whirlpool

LUNCH BREAK 12:30-1:30

Afternoon Sessions 1:30-5:15

Afternoon Sessions
Track 1 (Recital Hall) Track 2 (Founder's Room)
Time Session Title Speaker(s) Session Title Speaker(s)
1:30 The Home As Food Factory: Making Local Production Mass Market Michael Wolfe, CEO Aerogrow; Gabriel Blanchet, CEO, Grove; Andrew Deitz, Verdical Artisan Food And Creation in the Age of AI Kurt Beecher, Beecher Cheese; Moderator: Chris Hughes, Coastal Living
2:05 Building Services For The Connected Kitchen Lisa Fetterman, CEO, Nomiku; Mike Wallace, CEO, Perfect Company; Hans Stier, CEO, Bonaverde The Future of Grocery Kevin Brown, CEO, Innit; Erik Walin, Northfork; Moderator: Mike Lee, FutureMarket
2:40
Tech Please: How Restaurants Can Leverage Technology In Front & Back Of House David Zito, CEO, Miso Robotics; Dave Fredette, President, Toast; Andrew Dietz from Verdical; Moderator: Merril Gilbert Considering Taste In Design In The Age of Tech Rupali Steinmeyer, Managing Director, MetaDesign
3:15 Aging and the Kitchen Johnny Grey, Johnny Grey Studios Standardizing The Stack:
Reaching Smart Kitchen Interoperability Through Open Standards
Klaus Werner, Executive Director of the RF Energy Alliance; Hans Kablau, Kitchen Working Group Chair, Wireless Power Consortium; Mitch Klein, Managing Director, Z-Wave Alliance
3:45 Afternoon Coffee Break
4:15 Startup Showcase Introductions
15 founders. 3 minute intros.
5:15-7:00 Startup Showcase & Happy Hour

Day 2: October 11, 2017

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Morning Sessions
Time Session Title Speaker(s)
8:00-8:35 Sponsored Workshop: Amazon Presents "Alexa And The Smart Kitchen"
8:45 Welcome and Day 1 Recap Michael Wolf, Creator, Smart Kitchen Summit
9:00 I, Chef-bot: Food AI (Panel) Erik Andrejko, CTO, Wellio; Michael Natkin, CTO, ChefSteps; Emma Persky, Product, Google; Moderator: Stacey Higginbotham, IoT Podcast
9:30
Reinventing The Home & Community In Era of Decentralized Food Production (Talk) James Ehrlich, CEO, ReGen Villages
9:50 Is The Next Rachel Ray a Refrigerator Star? (Panel) Jay Holzer, Head of Content, TasteMade; Steve Abrahams, Microsoft; Beth Moncel, BudgetBytes; Moderator: Ashlee Clark Thompson, CNET
10:10 Our Data Bread: Solving Big Problems In The Food System By Leveraging Technology (Fireside)v Michiel Bakker, Director, Google Food; Interviewer: Mara Judkis, Washington Post
10:30-11:10 Mid Morning Break
11:00 The Sensing Kitchen: Digitizing The Senses (Panel) Shireen Yates, CEO, NIMA; Dror Sharon, CEO, Consumer Physics; Tristan Rouselle, CEO, Aryballe; Moderator: Wilson Rothman, Wall Street Journal
11:20 The Home Cooking Robot: Recording and Recreating Food Anywhere (Panel) Giacomo Marini, CEO, Neato Robotics; Drazen Drnas, CEO, GammaChef; Khalid M. Aboujassoum, CEO, Else Labs; Moderator: Lisa McManus, America's Test Kitchen
11:40 Reinventing Food Appliances For The Internet of Everything (Fireside) Chris McGugan, Head of Innovation, Kenmore; Larry Portaro, Director, GE FirstBuild; Interviewer: Carley Knobloch
12:00 Content As Cooking Fuel: The Story Of Tasty's One Top Claire King, Head of Culinary, Tasty; Talia Halperin, GM - Commerce, Tasty; Interviewer: Michael Wolf

LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Sessions
Track 1 (Recital Hall) Track 2 (Founder's Room)
Time Session Title Speaker(s) Session Title Speaker(s)
1:30 Kitchen TV: The Community Screen? (Panel) Yoon Lee, Head of Innovation, Samsung; Esme Williams (Allrecipes), Amanda Rottier, NY Times Don't Brick My Fridge: What Happens When Every Device Is Connected? Joe Britt, CEO, Afero; Cristian Ionescu, Renesas; Chris McGugan, Head of Innovation, Kenmore; Jonathan Cobb, COO, Ayla Networks
2:05 The Internet of Food (Interactive Talk) Dr. Matthew Lange, UC Berkeley, IC-Foods Rest In Peace, Microwave: The Rise of RF Solid State Cooking Yuval Ben-Haim, President, Goji Solutoins; Dan Viza, Marketing Director, RF Heating, NXP; Klaus Werner, RF Energy Alliance
2:40
Virtual Taste: A Look at The Intersection of Virtual Reality & Food (Panel) Jinsoo An, Project Nourished; Basheer Tome, Google Reinventing The Oven: A Look At The Future Of The Kitchen's Cooking Workhorse Nikhil Bhogal, CTO, June; Steve Svajian, CEO, Anova; Kevin Brown, CEO, Innit
3:15 Shared Plate: How The Sharing Economy Impacts Food & Cooking (Panel) David McIntyre, Global Head of Food, Airbnb; Chetan Narian, Product Manager, UberEats; Interviewer: Brian Frank, FTW Beyond Sous Vide: How The Precision Revolution Is Changing The Cooking Bill Mitchell, CEO, PicoBrew; Joe Behm, CEO, Behmor; Eric Norman, CEO, Cinder
3:45 Afternoon Coffee Break
Five Talks From The Future
5 Visionary TED-style talks about the future of food and cooking
4:15 Re-inventing Retail for Smart Goods - Josh Shabtai, Director, Labs Productions & Operations, Lowe's Innovation Labs
4:30 Taste As Technology: Exploring Personalized Taste - Mikel Cirkus, Global Director Conceptual Design, Flavors Division, Firmenich
4:45 Gamifying Food: Applying Video Game Concepts To Cooking As a Recipe For Monetization - Kevin Yu, CEO, SideChef
5:00 Imagining A Printed Food Future - Vaiva Kalnikaitė, CEO, Dovetailed
5:15 Software Is Eating The Recipe - Jon Jenkins, Director of Engineering, Hestan Smart Labs
5:30 Closing Words