FBC5 Programme


Friday, 5th July


Festival Hall


On the Streets

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Behind The Lens Workshop (Add-on)
Penny de Los Santos
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM #FBC5 Premier: Meet, Greet, Schmooze, Eat, and Celebrate with Message by Keynote Speaker David Lebovitz and toast by Founder Bethany Kehdy Pig a Chic
Dorshi Sushi
Bake with Maria Bread Demo
La Fromagerie
Cheese Demo
Beppino’s Pasta
2:00 PM – 2:20 PM Blogging: Then, Now, and There
David Lebovitz
2:25 PM – 3:00 PM What Does Successful Blogging Mean, Anyway?
Panel with David Lebovitz, Niamh Shields of Eat Like A Girl and Emma Gardner of Poires au Chocolat
3:05 PM – 3:45 PM How To Get Published In Magazines
Panel with Ren Behan of Fabulicious Food and Karen Burns-Booths of Lavender and Lovage
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM #FBC5 Afternoon Tea Yummy Boutique
Rare Tea
Bev’s Cookies
Bake with Maria Bread Tasting
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Creating Content That Travels
Panel with David Lebovitz and Niamh Shields of Eat Like A Girl
5:00 PM – 5:20 PM Nichely Does It
Aoife Cox of The Daily Spud
5:20 PM – 5:35 PM What is Sustainable Food?
Aine Morris of Sustainable Food Trust
Speed Blog Session (Giveaway)
David Lebovitz
5:35 PM – 5:45 PM #FBC5 Community Break
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM Cross Canadian Journey
Niamh Shields of Eat Like A Girl with Canadian Travel Commission
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Wasteful Contributions
Kelvin Cheung of FoodCycle
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM #FBC5 StrEAT Party: Tastings, Cooking Demostrations with Celebrated Food Traders and Cooks including:
Pig a Chic, LoveDesh Curry, Coconut Chili, Yummy Choo, Luchito, Seggiano and our very own FBC Alumni food blogger Ren Behan with a Polish Pop Up
Saturday, 6th July


Festival Hall


On the Streets

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Capturing Culture via Cuisine
Penny De Los Santos
9:50 AM – 10:15 AM Food Styling 101
Emily Jonzen of Leiths
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM #FBC5 Community Break
10:45 – 11:00 AM Let’s Build a Culinary Social Network, Together!
Grzegorz Trubiłowicz of Cooklet
11:00 – 11:15 AM The Future of Online Cooking
Richard Fattal of Grokker
11:15 – 11:30 AM Self publishing, printing on demand and monetising blogs through affiliate marketing
Strahil Anguelov of Blurb.com
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Savvy Reciperanteur? Writing Memorable Recipes that Work
Alison Bolus
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM #FBC5 StrEAT Party: Tastings and Cooking Demostrations with Celebrated Food Traders and Cooks Pig A Chic
Lidgate Butchery Demo
2:00 PM – 2:25 PM Breaking the Mold with Free-From Recipe Writing
Holly Taylor of Pure Taste Pop Up and Adriana Rabinovitch of Gluten Free 4 Kids
Speed Blog Session (Giveaway)
David Lebovitz
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM The Burning Kitchen
with Faith Shorney
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM #FBC5 Afternoon Tea Petit Gateau
3:45 PM – 4:30 PM Direct Blog Monetisation
Nick Carter of Sous Chef
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Diversified Monetisation, Launch Your Bona Fide Food Career
Kerstin Rodgers of Ms Marmite Lover
5:05 PM – 5:30 PM Getting out on the Streets
Toma Mexicana
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Launching Your Supperclub
Denise Baker-McClearn
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM #FBC5 StrEAT Party featuring The Jewelled Kitchen Souk by Bethany Kehdy Pig A Chic
Eddie’s Chili Jams
Tessa RossaWines of Lebanon
Sunday, 7th July


Festival Hall


On the Streets

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM How To Launch a Product Line
Dana Elemara of MyArganic.com
9:25 AM – 9:50 AM Reaching for the Stars, What the Food Network Looks For
Kate Bradshaw and Sanjana Modha
9:50 AM – 10:00 AM #FBC5 Community Break
10:00 AM – 10:25 AM Food Writing Seasoned with a Pinch of Wit
Aoife Cox of The Daily Spud
10:25 AM – 11:00 AM Buy Me Branding
Regine Wilber of Essence Design
11:00 AM – 11:25 AM Breathing Life Into Your Brand Identity
Regula Ysewjin of Miss Foodwise
11:25 AM – 12:15 PM The Importance of Social Media with Speaker Emily Schildt during the hosted #CHOBrunch, with special thanks to @Chobani_UK
12:15 PM – 12:45 PM Corporate Blogger Relations: Friends or Foe?!
Dani Terbu and Nina Mohimi of Coolinary Society
Buy Me Branding Workshop (Free Sign Up by commenting on the speakers page)
Regine Wilber of Essence Design
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM How To Maximise Your Social Presence In Just One Hour A Day
Eva Keogan of Home of Social
1:15 PM – 1:30 PM #FBC5 Community Break
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM WordPress & SEO
Eugene of WholeGrain Digital
Effective Public Speaking (Free Sign Up by commenting on the speakers page)
Mary-Denise Smith
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM How To Make A Cooking App
Silke and Christoph of Appetico
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM The Food Scene in Britain – Far More Than Fry-Up’s!
Rmishka Singh from Visit Britain
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM #FBC5 Curtain Call: Giveaways, Goodbyes and The Final Hurrah with Celebrated Food Traders and Cooks including: Vegan Tart, African Volcano, The Funky Chicken Van, Seggiano



Please note that the organisers reserve the right to change any of the talks or change their time-slots. All speakers confirmed apart from where stated otherwise.


14 Responses to FBC5 Programme

  1. @IrishFoodies February 20, 2013 at 9:45 am #

    Great to see @DailySpud + @eatlikeagirl on the speaker list for @bloggerconnect in London, doing the Irish proud! http://t.co/sr8WIySe

  2. Food Blogger Connect (@bloggerconnect) February 20, 2013 at 9:50 am #

    A craic ! RT @IrishFoodies: Grt to see @DailySpud + @eatlikeagirl on the speaker list for #FBC5 doing the Irish proud! http://t.co/8nDJQgbh

  3. @NinaMohimi February 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm #

    RT @bloggerconnect: Have you seen the Food Blogger Connect Speakers Agenda? #FBC5 http://t.co/8IYSSJrqVg Our 5th anniversary programme

  4. @elvonee February 24, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

    OMG OMG @davidlebovitz and @pennydelosantos are going to be at #FBC5! OMG http://t.co/5WiOwAcQZM

  5. Joslin Kehdy (@Kehdy) February 25, 2013 at 2:35 pm #

    RT @elvonee: OMG OMG @davidlebovitz and @pennydelosantos are going to be at #FBC5! OMG http://t.co/5WiOwAcQZM

  6. Alex Carracher February 28, 2013 at 5:44 pm #

    Looking oh so forward to July! A small question, don’t you have a badge to put on blogs of us attendees? Or have I missed something?

  7. Marica Bochicchio April 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm #

    I can’t wait …. very interesting and entertaining programme.
    Ciao, Marica

  8. Stephen Minall May 22, 2013 at 8:34 am #

    Too bad I am in Spain on holiday with a bit of work promoting wowbutter (www.wowbutter.com) as we are launching it in UK and Europe next month
    Have fun everyone, looks like some great speakers.

    Why no Vivion Cox of Klood, he knows loads on Social Media and blogging?

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