Our Panelists, Moderators and Speakers

15.10.2021 - Article
Opening© GK


Mallora Rayner
Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Branding & Communications Officer, World of Walas

Official Opening:

Dr. Klaus Otto Schmidt
Consul General of Germany

Brent Hardt, PhD
Consul General of the U.S.A.

Sarah Kirby-Yung
Deputy Mayor and City Councillor, Vancouver, BC

Bill Peduto
Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA

Thomas Westphal
Mayor of Dortmund, Germany

Panel 1
Panel 1© GK


Jiwon Lee
Global Food Program, ICLEI


Alessa Heuser
Office for International Relations, Sustainable Development, City of Dortmund

Shelly Danko+Day
Urban Agriculture and Food Policy Adviser, City of Pittsburgh

Meg O'Shea
Senior Manager, Economic Transformation, City of Vancouver

Panel 2
Panel 2© GK


Dr. Mais Jafari

Department of Urban Renewal, City of Dortmund / Faculty of Spatial Planning, Dortmund University


Michael Ableman

Co-Founder of Sole Food Street Farms, Vancouver

Jan Westra
Business Development, Priva, De Lier, The Netherlands

Rolf Morgenstern
Urban Farming Expert, Department of Agriculture, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Dortmund

Summary and Closing
Summary and Closing© GK

Dr. Martin Frick
Deputy of the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Food System Summit 2021

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