Detailed Program Schedule

Wednesday, June 10: Health & Wellness, Culinary & Safety

2:00 PM EDT Kumble R. Subbaswamy, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts

2:05 PM EDT How COVID Disrupted the Food Supply Chain

Eric Decker, Professor and Head of the Department of Food Science, University of Massachusetts

2:20 PM EDT Supporting Health and Wellness in the New Normal

Lisa Eberhart, Director of Nutrition Services, Menu Analytics

2:35 PM EDT Culinary Innovation: How we offer amazing food while meeting the new health and safety guidelines

  • Van Sullivan (Executive Director, Stony Brook University)
  • Alexander Ong (Director of Culinary Excellence, University of Massachusetts)

3:15 PM EDT Panel Discussion: Prepare your Dining Operations for Reopening

  • Moderator: Marie Molde (Client Solutions, Datassential)
  • Panelist: Jeffrey Palmer (Director of Dining, UC San Diego)
  • Panelist: Rafi Taherian (Associate Vice President for Yale Hospitality)
  • Panelist: Garett DiStefano (Director of Dining, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)