Let's Get Personal: How AI is Transforming Food
27

Wednesday, 27 March

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ The Hatchery

135 North Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

The Hatchery logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

Let's Get Personal: How AI is Transforming Food

Meredith Cella Photo


Program & Events Manager, The Hatchery Chicago

Derrick Johnson Photo


CEO and Co-Founder, Encounter AI

Sam Eder Photo


Co Founder, Big Wheelbarrow

27

Wednesday, 27 March

6 8 pm CDT

GA Chicago @ The Hatchery

135 North Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

The Hatchery logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Artificial Intelligence is changing the way our food is prepared, processed and packaged. "Nine out of ten food processing and packaging companies are using robots now and predict use will grow" according to the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.

Join General Assembly and The Hatchery for a panel discussion with some of Chicago's top food innovators exploring how AI is impacting the food industry as we know it - from optimizing agricultural processes to gathering vital customer intelligence to enhance the customer experience.

Agenda:

Check-in & Networking: 5:30 - 6:00 pm
Event Intro & Kickoff: 6:05 - 6:10 pm
Panel Discussion: 6:10 - 7:40 pm
Q&A and Networking: 7:40 - 8:00 pm

Takeaways

  • How AI is impacting the food industry through personalization and optimization
  • Current issues AI experts are determined to solve
  • What AI trends we can expect to see in 2019

About the Instructors

Meredith Cella Photo

Program & Events Manager,
The Hatchery Chicago

Meredith Cella is The Hatchery’s Program & Events Manager. Originally from Chicago, Meredith has over 10 years of food business experience in a broad spectrum of roles, from the back to the front of the house and beyond. After graduating from culinary school in California, Meredith worked as a baker and pastry chef in Los Angeles, and was featured in Vegetarian Times and Natural Health magazines. Meredith went on to manage Joan's on Third, an iconic LA cafe and specialty gourmet marketplace. Upon returning to Chicago, Meredith led the Intelligentsia & bakery departments at Plum Market as a buyer and manager. Before joining The Hatchery, Meredith bought and sold many Hatchery members’ fine products in her role as General Manager at Goddess and Grocer, and became increasingly enamored of the startup food & beverage culture in Chicago. She is passionate about food history and culture, and loves empowering local culinarians, makers, and growers with tools to build their businesses.

Derrick Johnson Photo

CEO and Co-Founder,
Encounter AI

Sam Eder Photo

Co Founder,
Big Wheelbarrow

About Our Partners

The Hatchery

The Hatchery is Chicago's premier food business incubator helping local food and beverage entrepreneurs develop successful businesses. From startup to success, The Hatchery provides a wide range of services, resources and networking opportunities to help food businesses at every stage.For more information on becoming a member of The Hatchery please contact info@thehatcherychicago.org

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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