2022 Program Sneak Peak

Catch a glimpse of the amazing agenda in the works for 2022 – hear from the bright minds working to reinvent the worlds of worlds of delivery, mobility, dining, retail, civic spaces and so much more. Stay tuned for additional updates!

Upcoming Sessions


Superfast City: The Rise of Personalized Instant Commerce

No company has disrupted the world of commerce more than ultra-fast darling JOKR, which in just a few months has swept from Europe to the Americas on the promise of 15-minute delivery for just about everything. JOKR CEO Ralf Wenzel (who formerly founded Foodpanda) sits down for his first one-on-one since raising a cool $260 million. He’s joined by VC Turner Novak, whose portfolio also includes used car marketplace VINN, social ordering app Snackpass, and Canadian delivery disruptor Tiggy.

  • Ralf Wenzel CEO, JOKR
  • Turner Novak Founder & Partner, Banana Capital

2020 Program Archive

In case you missed us this year, our 2020 edition’s batch of sessions, keynotes, and workshops are available for replay here. Subscribe to our emails to be the first to know when we release 2022’s agenda!

Recorded Sessions


A Conversation with ChowNow’s CEO Chris Webb

The promises and challenges of online ordering – how restaurants are adjusting to the “new normal.”

  • Matt Newberg Founder, HNGRY
  • Chris Webb CEO, ChowNow

A Conversation with Uber Eats’ Daniel Danker

From Hailing Rides to Delivering Sides: How Uber Eats Saved Uber

  • Harry Campbell Founder, Rideshare Guy
  • Daniel Danker Head of Product, UberEats

A Conversation with CoMotion’s John Rossant – The High Stakes Battle to Claim the Curb

  • Harry Campbell Founder, Rideshare Guy
  • John Rossant Chairman, NewCities Foundation | Founder & CEO, CoMotion

Home Kitchens Meet Street Vending—The Intersection of Food & Urbanism

  • Laura Bliss West Coast Bureau Chief, Bloomberg CityLab
  • Farley Elliott Senior Editor, Eater LA

Ending Chaos at the Curb: Measuring and Managing Pickups & Deliveries

  • Jonah Bliss Creator, Curbivore | VP, CoMotion
  • David Zipper Visiting Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Dawn Miller Head of Policy, Coord
  • Harrison Azizi Director of Operations, Bond
  • Ryan Measel Co-Founder, Fantasmo

Bars, Restaurants, Cafes: How to Go Contactless for Menus and More

  • Steve Simoni CEO, Bbot

Eat This! How Local Specialty Markets Quickly Embraced Online Pickup & Delivery

  • Bobby Brannigan CEO, Mercato

Profits & Platforms in the World of Pickup & Delivery

  • Ryan Pershad Global Operations Manager, Getswift

Kitchens & Community in the COVID Era

  • Esther Tseng Food Journalist
  • Judy Ni Chef & Founder, Baology

Food Tech Revolution

  • Matt Newberg Founder, HNGRY

Walk on the Wild Side – Ensuring Equity When Opening Streets & Pedestrianizing Retailing

  • Jonah Bliss Creator, Curbivore | VP, CoMotion
  • Meghan Sahli-Wells Councilmember & former Mayor, Culver City
  • Lava Sunder General Manager, Culdesac
  • Tafarai Bayne Chief Strategist, CicLAvia
  • Sandy Heyaime Board Member, LA Nightlife Alliance

Brave New World: Virtual Brands vs Ghost Kitchens

  • Matt Newberg Founder, HNGRY
  • Carl Segal COO, Reef Technologies
  • Kristen Barnett Director of Strategy, Zuul Kitchens
  • Alex Canter CEO, Ordermark

Day Two Opening Remarks from Harry Campbell, RSG

  • Harry Campbell Founder, The Rideshare Guy

Small Vehicles for Small Trips: Reshaping Delivery for the Last Mile

  • Michal Nakashimada Movements
  • Ben Morris CEO, Coaster Cycles
  • Mina Nada CEO, Zoomo
  • Kelly Rula New Mobility Lead, Seattle DOT

Pop-up and Stand Out – New Concepts and Bold Marketing for a 2.0 World

  • Jonah Bliss Creator, Curbivore | VP, CoMotion
  • Valerie Libutti Chef & Founder, VeganTravelEats
  • Jill Sandin Founder, JS2PR
  • Marlee Blodgett Co-Founder, La Morra Pizza
  • Tara & Celene Carrara Founders & Chefs, Bungkus Bagus

Autonomous Streets & Sidewalk: How a New Fleet of Startups Are Navigating Delivery

  • Michele Kyrouz Host, Smarter Cars Podcast
  • Matthew Johnson-Roberson Co-Founder, Refraction AI
  • Dmitry Shevelenko Co-Founder, Tortoise
  • Julia Thayne Mobility Innovation Lead, LA Mayor’s Office

Delivering Profits: How to Make Off Premise Dining Work

  • Amir Efrati Executive Editor, The Information
  • Vignesh Ganapathy Government Relations, Postmates
  • Peter Szalontay CEO, Full Kitchen
  • Kelly Grogan VP Sales, Virtual Dining ConceptsT
  • Mark Ferguson Senior Delivery Contributor, The Rideshare Guy

Vroom Boom: Rethinking Drive-Thrus, Drive-Ins and Parking for the Coronavirus Era

  • Emma Liem Beckett Editor, Restaurant Dive
  • Scott Fitsimones Co-Founder, AirGarage
  • Michael Manion CEO, Kitchen Podula
  • Jackie Gonzalez Founder, Cinemauto

Well Oiled Machine: How Restaurants Both Large and Small Transformed Their Businesses Into Outdoor Dining Vanguards

  • Matt Newberg Founder, HNGRY
  • Sean Maloney Manager, Osteria Mozza
  • Andrew Rigie Executive Director, New York City Hospitality Alliance
  • Christelle Rohaut CEO, Codi

Order in for Sin: A Look at the Effects and Economics of Marijuana & Alcohol Delivery

  • Harry Campbell Founder, Rideshare Guy
  • David Mack SVP Policy & Public Affairs, Eaze
  • Michaela Balderston Head of Communications, Tusk Ventures
  • Chris Vaughn CEO & Founder, Saucey

Coming Soon


Opening Remarks from Jonah Bliss, Curbivore

Welcome to Booth.

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