Schedule

The final schedule for SSBC15!

Friday, June 26

7:00 – 9:00pm Welcome Reception sponsored by Louisiana Seafood and Registration Sponsored by Wild Selections
Le Meritage, Maison Dupuy Hotel
Appetizers will be provided by the incredible catering team at the Maison Dupuy Hotel. Cash bar from 7-9pm. Come meet the other attendees and gear up for the amazing weekend ahead!

Saturday, June 27

7:30am-8:30am Breakfast

8:30am-8:45am Welcome
Jessie Johnson, Founder and Executive Director, The Sustainable Seafood Blog Project

8:45am-10:00am An Introduction to Seafood Sustainability
Ryan Stover, Whole Foods Market
Josh Goldman, Australis Barramundi

10:15am-10:45am Beignet Break with Sponsors

11:00am-12pm Beyond Blogging: Moving your Food Career Forward
Rhonda Johnson, Chef and Program Director, Celebrate Catering
Michael-Ann Rowe, Emmy Award Winner, Off The Beaten Palate
Julie Qiu, In A Half Shell

12:15pm-1:30pm Jambalaya Lunch

1:45pm-3:00pm American Shrimp: Every Shrimp Has a Tail – Our Shrimp Have a Story
Sponsored by Wild American Shrimp

3:15pm-4:00pm Snack Break with Sponsors

4:15pm-5:30pm Using Leadpages and Autoresponders to build your blog following
Bjork Ostrom and Lindsay Ostrom, Pinch of Yum and Food Blogger Pro

6:00pm-9:30pm Saturday Reception with Bristol Bay Sockeye
Delicious salmon, a beautiful location, and an exclusive screening of The Breach, an amazing new documentary about sockeye salmon and sustainability from filmmaker Mark Titus!

Sunday, June 28

7:30am-8:30am Breakfast presented by Australis Barramundi

8:30am-9:30am Food Photography and Styling Workshop
Molly Yeh, My Name Is Yeh
Graham Blackall, Glazed and Confused

9:45am-11am Oyster Boot Camp
Julie Qiu, In A Half Shell

11:15-11:40 Snack Break with Sponsors

11:45am-1pm Cooking Consciously: Easy, Cost-Effective Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Sustainable
Sponsored by Frontier Co-Op

1:00pm-2:15pm Lunch  

2:30pm-3:45pm Gulf of Mexico Fisheries: Sustaining our Wildlife and our Way of Life

3:45pm-4:30pm Mardi Gras Break with Sponsors

4:45pm-5:45pm Food for the Future: Sustainability, Social Change, and Blogging’s Role in Achieving Both
Jessie Johnson, Life As A Strawberry and The Sustainable Seafood Blog Project

6pm-9pm Closing Party Presented by Whole Foods