Guest Speakers

Jaap Jepma

Jaap Jepma

Jaap Jepma (1967) is director of Noordtij: a communication and project agency that delivers clients an added value in the development and execution of policies, projects and processes. Being a moderator, Jaap Jepma operates in a niche market in which sustainable economy, food and health, and spatial development are distinctive themes. Spheres of activity areContinue Reading

André Viljoen

André Viljoen

André Viljoen is an architect and principal lecturer in architecture at the University of Brighton, as well as, with Katrin Bohn, contributing to the work of Bohn&Viljoen Architects. The publication, in 2005, of Bohn&Viljoen’s book CPULs Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing urban agriculture for sustainable cities consolidated a body of research underpinning the case forContinue Reading

Erben Wennemars

Erben Wennemars

Erben Wennemars is a real sprinter. He tends to do everything at speed and as fast as humanly possible. His enthusiasm and passion have been evident on the ice. His stroke was well-known because of its power, impatience and exasperated. His thrive for winning was obviously clear. He always wanted to be a winner everywhere.Continue Reading

Greg Keeffe

Greg Keeffe

Professor Greg Keeffe is an academic and urban designer with 25 years experience in sustainability, energy use and its impact on the design of built form and urban space. He is Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Director of Research at Queens University School of Architecture, Belfast, UK. Over the past 25 years he has soughtContinue Reading

Guido Santini

Guido Santini

Guido Santini is Technical Adviser of the “Food for the Cities” initiative at FAO. He holds a MSc degree in tropical and subtropical agriculture and his work experience in international development cooperation includes more than 10 years within the UN system and research institutions. This encompasses a range of program/project design and management, policy support andContinue Reading

Dan Kinkead

Dan Kinkead

Dan Kinkead is an architect and urban designer, and the Director of Projects for the Detroit Future City Implementation Office – a team of urban strategists, designers, and thought leaders driven to transform Detroit through strategic coordination, catalytic pilot projects, and an ethos of innovation. Before Detroit Future City Dan was design principal at theContinue Reading

Rob Roggema

Rob Roggema

Dr Rob Roggema, Landscape Architect, is an international renowned design-expert on climate adaptation, renewable energy planning and the design of urban agriculture. He held positions at several universities in the Netherlands and Australia, State and Municipal governments and design consultancies. He is currently appointed as Professor of Design for Urban Agriculture at VHL University ofContinue Reading

Isabelle Diks

Isabelle Diks

Isabelle Diks (MA) studied Fashion Design in Maastricht and Amsterdam and International Relations and Organisations in Groningen. In Apeldoorn she owned her design atelier Isabelle D. Couture and was she member of the City Council. She was Member of Parliament in the Province of Gelderland, the international secretary of the Board of GroenLinks (Greens) andContinue Reading

"Have you always been interested in how to grow food in urban environments in a sustainable way? This is the chance to learn, question and discuss the current state of the art knowledge. Around 100 academics come to Leeuwarden to share their knowledge with you. Get inspired by concrete project presentations and rigorous research outcomes in the field of urban agriculture and sustainable food production."

  • Photo gallery thursday

  • Photo gallery friday

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