Thursday, December 09 7:30am – 11:00am

Registration & Information Desk

Location: Grand Canyon Ballroom Foyer
Thursday, December 09 7:30am – 8:30am

Networking Breakfast

Location: Sunset Lawn
Thursday, December 09 7:30am – 8:30am

RLC Social Enterprise Partnership Desk

Location: Grand Canyon Ballroom Foyer
Thursday, December 09 8:15am – 9:00am

Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 9)

Led by the brightest professionals in foodservice, RLC's innovation forums are packed with hot topics and powerful messages designed to spark new ideas. Connect with the industry's game changers and gain valuable takeaways from the latest and greatest in foodservice innovation. There's something for everyone! 

Option 1
Presented By:
Hormel Foods Corporation
Option 2
Option 3
Presented By:
National Restaurant Association
Option 4
Presented By:
Option 5
Presented By:
Option 6
Option 7
Option 8
Option 9
Thursday, December 09 9:15am – 11:00am

General Session

Location: Grand Saguaro Ballroom
Leadership and Risk Management: Taking Command

Admiral William H. McRaven eloquently draws on his extensive career of 37 years of service as a Navy SEAL. The discussion addresses issues such as U.S. foreign policy, the current geopolitical landscape, leadership during high-stress situations, risk management, teamwork, resilience in the face of adversity, resourcefulness, personal accountability, and the determination to succeed.


Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command (2011-2014) and of U.S. Joint Special Operations Command (2008-2011)