Preparing NYC for the Next Wave of Automation - The result of a first-of-its-kind analysis will be presented.
Panelist: Matt Chaban, Policy Director, Center for an Urban Future
Government Affairs - Laws, regulations, and compliance oh my! The NYC Hospitality Alliance team talks about the political environment for the restaurant industry, current and proposed laws, and what the industry can do to effectively advocate for sensible reform and representation.
Moderated by Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC Hospitality Alliance
Panelist: Robert Bookman, Partner, Pesetsky & Bookman
Panelist: Jamie Van Bramer, Principal, Yoswein New York
Panelist: Glenn Grindlinger, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Stopping Sexual Harassment - How the hospitality industry is addressing harassment, developing prevention policies and changing the culture to eradicate unacceptable sexual behavior, where it exists.
Moderated by Carolyn D. Richmond, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Panelist: Leslie Ferrier, Vice President of Human Resources, Momofuku
Panelist: Robert Blasi, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, VP of Human Resources, The Madison Square Garden Company
Panelist: Lauren Mack, Managing Director of Investigations, T&M Protection Resources
Panelist: Kutina Ruhumbika, Director of Human Resources, Barteca Restaurant Group
Panelist: Chauntel R Gerdes, LMSW, OutSmartNYC
Surviving in Today's Unforgiving Restaurant Market - Restaurateurs from different segments of the industry discuss the challenges and opportunities they face in the NYC marketplace and what they are doing to address them.
Moderated by Karen Stabiner, Author of "Generation Chef," Contributor to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, and Adjunct Faculty at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
Panelist: Tren'ness Woods-Black, Vice President of Communications, Sylvia's Restaurant
Panelist: John Rigos, Co-CEO, Aurify Brands
Panelist: Bobbie Lloyd, Chief Baking Officer Magnolia Bakery
Panelist: Ahmass Fakahany, Chief Executive Officer & Owner, Altamarea Group