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The 2019 conference program was the most highly attended in our entire 35 year history! Ready to relive the experience and gather actionable insights? Keep an eye out for an email from us to download all presentation materials. In the meantime, view, browse and sort the list of conference sessions and show floor programming by pass type, track, and format.

Michelle BuffardiVice President Digital Food CategoryDiscovery Digital Studios

Michelle Buffardi is the Vice President of Digital for the Food category at Discovery Digital Studios, overseeing editorial and programming strategy for culinary content at, and Her team creates recipe, how-to, shopping and restaurant content across digital platforms to inspire, instruct and delight home cooks and Food Network fans, bring in new audience and drive revenue. Michelle has worked at Food Network for over 9 years and previously worked at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She is also the author of the cookbook, Great Balls of Cheese, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.