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About LINQuest 2019

Your quest for a smarter school district begins here!  Our regional LINQuest Conferences are one-day events designed to help you improve your school nutrition operations and get the most out of your LINQ solutions. This year's theme is Building the Smartest Lunchroom: The Quest to a Connected School. With ever-changing legislation and higher expectations set by tech-savvy students and parents, your lunch program should be working smarter, not harder!  Learn from industry experts, network with other child nutrition and food service professionals, and discover exciting new innovations by Meals Plus. ISITE, and eSchoolView that extend beyond the lunchroom.


Registration & Hotel

Register now for LINQuest Columbus!

Click here to register for LINQuest Columbus and take advantage of our hotel group rate.



For detailed session descriptions, click here.

7:30 am-9:00 am            Check-in & Technology Showcase

9:00 am-9:20 am            Welcome Session: Education Resource Management (ERM)-The Backbone System for School Cafeteria Administrators

9:30 am-10:45 am           Choose Your Quest: 2 Breakout Sessions

11:00 am-12:00 pm         Keynote Presentation by Kern Halls: Keep Moving: There's a Light at the End of Your Tunnel

12:00 pm-1:30 pm           Lunch & Technology Showcase

1:30 pm-2:30 pm             Industry Expert Panel: Finding and Retaining Qualified Staff

2:30 pm-3:30 pm            General Session: Is Your Nutrition Program Ready for the Web?

3:45 pm-5:00 pm            Choose Your Quest: 2 Breakout Sessions


Keynote Speaker: Kern Halls

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Founder and Chief Innovator of  Ingenious Culinary Concepts, Kern Halls shares his K-12 food service expertise in his presentation, Keep Moving: There's a Light at the End of Your Tunnel, where he discusses the challenges and benefits of change all centered around the student.

Click here to learn more about Kern Halls and the keynote presentation.



Technology Showcase

Throughout the day, our partners will be showcasing their solutions and showing you how they can support your LINQ Solutions. From integrated software to sleek hardware, there's something at the Technology Showcase for everyone!

See who will be showcasing here

If you are a vendor interested in joining the Technology Showcase or participating in other sponsorship opportunities click here to contact us


Have questions? We have answers! View our frequently asked questions here.


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