UAF 2016 Speakers

It gives us enormous pleasure to welcome our 2016 keynote speakers and the wealth of experience and knowledge that they bring to this year's Urban Agriculture Forum.

Keynote & Featured Speakers

Henk de Zeeuw

Senior Adviser, RUAF Foundation

Debra Solomon

Artist & Food System Infrastructure Designer, Urbaniahoeve Social Design Lab

Guest Speakers & Panelists

Stuart Anderson

Inventor & Co-Proprietor, Flow Hive

Ellie Blackwood

Board Member, 3000 Acres

Sally Burgess

Group Manager, VicTrack

Rachel Carey

Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Peta Christensen

Food Systems Projects & Partnerships Leader, Cultivating Community

Brian Coffey

Research Fellow, RMIT University

Emily Connors

Resident Farmer, CERES Organic Market Garden

Annemaree Docking

Agribusiness Officer, City of Whittlesea

Peter Dyer

Co-Founder, Backyard Honey

Anthea Fawcett

Founder, Remote Indigenous Gardens Network

Morag Gamble

Founder, SEED International

Costa Georgiadis

Host, Gardening Australia, ABC

Dan Green

Livability Planner, Melbourne Water

Claire Hetzel

Horticultural Therapist, 3000 Acres

Greg Jacobs

Team Leader Health Projects, City of Melbourne

Sophie Lamond

PhD Candidate, Melbourne School of Government, Melbourne Law School

Kat Lavers

Sustainable Food Systems Advocate

Seb Lindner

Entrepreneur, Propagate

Ben Mac

Chef, Environmentalist & Social Entrepreneur, The Social Food Project

Amanda Miller

Co-Founder, Impact Generation Partners

Pablo Oliveri

Agricultural Photography Consultant, ProHeurta INTA

Kathi Orsanic-Clark

Urban Agriculture Facilitator, City of Yarra

Bruce Pascoe

Author, Dark Emu

Hermann Paulenz

Designer, Permablitz

Laura Phillips

Marketing Manager, NEOMETRO

Nick Rose

Executive Director, Sustain

Mark Sanders

Co-Founder, Moreland Community Gardening

Georgia Savage

Director & Site Facilitator, Farmer Incubator

Rebecca Scott

CEO & Co-Founder, STREAT

Susie Scott

Garden Program Manager, Fareshare

Oliver Shorthouse

Farmer, Rammaro Farm

Lee Tozzi

Local Government Food Program Manager, City of Moreland

Robert Van De Graaff

Environmental Consultant, CSIRO

Michael Zagoridis

Farm Manager & Co-Founder, Pocket City Farms