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18.10.2021 - Article

10:00 AM  

Welcome and Introduction
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.

Welcome by
Sarah Kirby-Yung, Deputy Mayor and City Councillor, Vancouver, BC
Bill Peduto, Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA
Thomas Westphal, Mayor of Dortmund, Germany

10:20 AM  

Panel 1 – Urban Food Strategies as a Key to Combat Climate Change

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)

11:10 AM  

Panel 2 – Urban Farming – Facets, Challenges and Solutions

Dr. Mais Jafari (Department of Urban Renewal, City of Dortmund / Faculty of Spatial Planning, Dortmund University)

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

Michael Ableman (Co-Founder of Sole Food Street Farms, Vancouver)

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

11:50 AM  

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

12:00 noon  (open end)

Post-Event Networking and Q&A on WONDER

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