Conferences

Below is a list of speaking engagements and other opportunities, organized chronologically, which I’ve been involved with over the past few years, covering a variety of areas including ebook publishing, online branding/marketing, business development, blogging and the intersection of food + tech.

 

Food + Tech Hackathon
November 2013
Mentor + Judge

 

Connected Food
October 2013
Innovation in the Food + Beverage Entrepreneurship Arena

 

Xconomy Speaker Series
July 2013
Innovations in Online Food

 

Assembled Food
April 2013
The State of Food-Tech

 

Food + Tech Hackathon, San Francisco, CA
April 2013
Mentor + Investor

 

The International Association of Culinary Professionals, San Francisco, CA
April 2013
New Models for Funding Food Start-ups
Hacking Our Way To Solutions

 

The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, New York, NY
February 2013
*Organized 16 different sessions on the future of cookbook content

 

Food Start-up Meetup, San Francisco, CA
January 2013
Funding for Food Start-ups

 

Boston University Gastronomy Program, Boston, MA
December 2012
Cookbook Publishing Overview

 

Pubwest Annual Conference, Denver, CO
October 2012
New Uses for Content in Digital Channels

 

International Food Bloggers Conference, Portland, OR
August 2012
Introduction to eBook Publishing
The Business of Blogging: What Publisher’s Want

 

Independent Book Publishers Association, online webinar
May 2012
Introduction to eBook Conversion and Distribution

 

International Association of Culinary Professionals, New York, NY
April 2012
What Editors Want from Cookbook Authors
The Future of the Cookbook, Part 1 & 2
Building Digital Platforms for Food

 

South by Southwest 2012, Austin, TX
March 2012
The Future of Cookbook Publishing and Food Content

 

Charleston Wine & Food Festival, Charleston, SC
March 2012
Working with Cookbook Authors
Working with Cookbook Publishers

 

Tools of Change 2012, New York, NY
February 2012
The Future of the Cookbook

 

The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference, New York, NY
February 2012
Enhanced Digital Content for eBooks
The Changing Role of Publishers
*Organized 10 different sessions on the future of cookbook content

 

Digital Book World 2012, New York, NY
January 2012
Social Engagement Within the Digital Book

 

Boston Brunchers Network, Boston, MA
December 2011
Cookbook Publishing Overview

 

Techmunch LA, Los Angeles, CA
September 2011
Translating Your Blog into a Cookbook

 

Techmunch Boston, Boston, MA
June 2011
Building Your Blog Brand

 

Book Publishers University 2011, New York, NY
May 2011
A Book App Primer

 

PubLaunch 2011, New York, NY
May 2011
Technical Issues in eBook Publishing and Distribution

 

Techmunch NYC, New York, NY
May 2011
Building Your Blog Brand Online and Off

 

Digital Book World 2011, New York, NY
January 2011
Ebook Conversion and Distribution for Small Publishers

 

Independent Book Publishers Association, online webinar
October 2010
Beyond the Book: Making the Most of Your Content in the Digital Age

 

Making Information Pay 2010, New York, NY
May 2010
The Changing Role of Publishers: Acquiring Content and Assembling Digital Asset Portfolios

 

University of San Francisco MBA Program,San Francisco, CA
March 2010
Transforming Traditional Business Models in the Digital Age