The Feast Conference: New Orleans


Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Social Change.

On February 6th, 2009 in New Orleans, alldaybuffet and our closest friends are coming to dinner. "The Feast" will gather 225 of the world's leading creative mavericks, entrepreneurs, revolutionaries, radicals, and innovators together to inspire action to change the world.

Our mothers always told us "there's good in everything" so we've curated a series of inspiring, mind-expanding, and innovative talks that will showcase a look at social innovation from all angles. From design to business to science, and everything between, our speakers will share insights on the power of creativity to propel social change within and across industries.

Anchored in innovative ideas with a focus on action, The Feast will take a cross-disciplinary look at executions, strategies and concepts - digital answers to global problems, social design solutions and successful triple-bottom line business models. And more than just watching, The Feast will connect this remarkable network through "matchmaking" networking breaks, group projects, and one legendary after-party! Our hope is to leave you high on possibilities with a new menu of connections to get it all done.

Whether you're a social entrepreneur or socially conscious at heart, The Feast will provide you with an excellent platform for inspiration, connection, and action.  We hope you will support us and join us in bringing the best and brightest minds together to make the world a better place.

Our confirmed speakers include:

  • Darlene Damm, Ashoka
  • Heather McGrew, Echoing Green
  • Jay Parkinson, Hello Health
  • Tamara Giltsoff, Rachel Botsman, OZOlab
  • Dan Cameron, Prospect.1
  • Nicolas Perkin, The Receivables Exchange
  • Chris Schultz. Voodoo Ventures
  • John Alford, NOLA 180
  • Michael Karnjanaprakorn, All Day Buffet
  • Nathan Rothstein, NOLA YURP
  • Miji Park, Idea Village
  • Brian Bordainick, 9th Ward Field of Dreams
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For more information about sponsoring The Feast, please contact Michael Karnjanaprakorn (mike[at]alldaybuffet[dot]org)

Everyone attending The Feast can utilize a hotel discount with the International House located on 221 Camp Street.  All attendees will receive room rates at $159.  Please use the code "The Feast" when calling 504.553.9550


Passes are limited and will be made available to those who can verify they have 10K readers or more per month.  If you're interested in attending, send an email to
Michael Karnjanaprakorn - mike[at]alldaybuffet[dot]org.  We reserve the right to refuse press passes.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellation will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee until February 1, 2009.  After that date, no refunds or exceptions will be made.  All cancellations must be emailed to
Michael Karnjanaprakorn - mike[at]alldaybuffet[dot]org.


Registrations are transferable without a fee by sending an email to
Michael Karnjanaprakorn - mike[at]alldaybuffet[dot]org.Shared registrations are not permitted.
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Name Sales End Price Fee
Student Ticket   Ended $49 $1.23
Early-Bird Conference Ticket   Ended $99 $2.48
Regular Conference Ticket   Ended $149 $3.73

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