Agenda

  • Area Activities
  • Pre-Conference Workshops
  • General Sessions
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Concurrent Educational Sessions
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
7:00 AM  7:00 PM

Registration

Annapolis & Woodrow Wilson Reg Desks

9:00 AM  1:00 PM

Spirit of Mount Vernon Tour

Cost: $50

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Guided tour of Capitol Building

(participant can select pick up time)

Cost: $35

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Guided tour of Library of Congress

Cost: $35

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Guided Tour of National Gallery

Cost: $35

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop

Benchmarking Basics and Beyond, Sponsored by Gordon Food Service

(3 CEU)

Cost: Free

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop

Communicating with Impact: 6 Step Process To Revolutionalize Your Words into Results, Sponsored by CBORD and Kitchens To Go 

Patrick Donadio

(3 CEU)

Cost: $25

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop

Culinary Innovation, Sponsored by Ali Group, Alto-Shaam, Vollrath and Welbilt

Cost: Free

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

New Member Orientation

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Opening Reception, Sponsored by Sysco

Oxon Hill Manor

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Registration

Annapolis & Woodrow Wilson Reg Desks

7:15 AM – 8:15 AM Breakfast, Sponsored by General Mills Foodservice 
8:15 AM Conference Opening
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

General Session: Opening

Leading the Revolution…What to Do Now!, Sponsored by Aladdin Temp-Rite

Mark Sanborn

(1 CEU)

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM Awards Ceremony
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Networking Break, Sponsored by Basic American Foods
10:45 AM  11:45 AM

Awards Panel Discussion
Healthcare Foodservice Reimagined - Featuring Award Winning AHF Members

Panelists:
Patti Oliver, IFMA Silver Plate Winner
Mark Dunn, Spotlight Award Winner
Cheryl Shimmin, Partnership in Leadership Award Winner
Jennifer Larson, Spotlight Award Winner
Moderator:
Mary Angela Miller, Awards Committee Chair
(1 CEU)

11:45 PM – 12:30 PM

General Session

Work Culture Revolution - Why Staff Engagement Matters, Sponsored by US Foods

Maggie Hsu

(1 CEU)

12:30 PM – 4:00 PM

AHF Marketplace and Exhibit Hall

(3 CEU)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Culinary Competition

AHF Marketplace and Exhibit Hall

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Member Lounge
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Reception/ Announcement of Culinary Competition Winners, Sponsored by Jonas Foodservice:  Computrition, Common CENTS Solutions, DFM Dietary Food Management
8:30 PM – 11:30 PM

After Party

Bobby McKey's Piano Bar - National Harbor

Thursday, August 17, 2017
7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration

Annapolis & Woodrow Wilson Reg Desks

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

Business Partner De-Brief

National Harbor 2-3

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast, Sponsored by Quaker
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Demographics and Impact - Charting the Course Through Demographic Change

John Maketa

(1 CEU)

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

General Session

Healthcare Reform: Beyond the ACA. What's Next?

Advisory Board Speaker - Ethan Brosowsky

(1 CEU)

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Networking Break/ Chapter Tables, Sponsored by Ecolab and Campbell's
11:15 AM  12:15 PM

Career Transition - Moving from Team Member to Team Leader

Moderators: Annemarie Vaupel and Joanne McMillian

(1 CEU)

11:15 AM  12:15 PM

Advantage AHF: Inside Strategies for Navigating Contractor Tactics, Sponsored by Alto-Shaam

Mark Toomey and Niles Gebele

(1 CEU)

11:15 AM  12:15 PM

Be the General not a Private in Your Renovation, Sponsored by Hobart

Lisa Gibson, Jim McGrody

Moderators: Joe Carbonara

11:15 AM  12:15 PM

Keeping your Brand Promise through Innovation and Execution, Sponsored by Gordon Food Service

Larry Gumina

(1 CEU)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

All Operator Luncheon - Camp AHF: Self Op Summer Camp & Talent Show, Sponsored by Dannon, Ali Group, Rich's Foods, Strauss Brands, Aladdin Temp-Rite, Barilla, and CBORD

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

7 Transformational Rules of Employee Engagement

Bruce Berlin

(1 CEU)

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Building a Brand Beyond Your Logo, Sponsored by Tyson Foods

Bill Anderson

(1 CEU)

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Culinary Bootcamp: Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals, Sponsored by General Mills Foodservice

Mike Kasperek, Drew Patterson and John Graziano

Moderator: Connie Dickson

(1 CEU)

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Creative Cost Control, Sponsored by Hormel

David McCampbell and Matt Cervay

(1 CEU)

3:15 PM – 3:45 PM Networking Break, Sponsored by Land O' Lakes and Barilla
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Group Activity: Blessings in a Backpack- Food 4 Kidz

(1.5 CEU)

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM Reception
7:30 PM – 9:45 PM Black and White Gala Banquet, Sponsored by Ali Group and PepsiCo Foodservice
9:45 PM – 11:59 PM

Gala After-Party

Pose Rooftop Lounge - 18th Floor of Gaylord Hotel 

10:00 PM  Silent Auction Finale
All Proceeds go to the AHF Scholarship Fund
Friday, August 18, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Registration

Annapolis & Woodrow Wilson Reg Desks

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

General Session

Giving More Than Expected: How Service Heals

Rebekah Gregory

(1 CEU)

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Closing General Session

The Brave Lead with Love

Joe Ricciardi

(1 CEU)

Program subject to change without notice.