THE 12 SOCIETAL THEMES WE HACK IN 2019

FABULOUS FOOD
FOREVER

Fabulous Food through Sustainable Agriculture

Our food and agricultural systems threaten the planet’s vulnerable ecosystems. Many food producers are struggling to produce against the odds of climate change and market pricing mechanisms. So how might we create more sustainable food production systems while making healthy food accessible for all?

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EXPERTS, SPEAKERS & MENTORS

Jasmien Wildemeersch

Food Theme Curator

Jasmien is co-director at FoodWIN. Jasmien holds a PhD in Bioscience Engineering at Ghent University. She is the author of several scientific and other publications, o.a. a book on ecological fruit production. Besides being an excellent researcher, Jasmien is a strategic and innovative thinker.

Pierre Lacroix

Landscape & Food Resilience

Landscape architect, drawer, nature animator, ecologist & activist, Pierre works in the Urban Ecology Centre (urban-ecology.be) in various participatory action-research projects. His thesis, made out of science and comics (pierrelacroix.be/paysages-resilients) explores trajectories of the territories in the Anthropocene, He is regularly solicited as a resilience expert/lecturer.

Prof. Jijakli Hassam

Urban Agriculture

Prof. H. Jijakli develops research's on urban agriculture at the University of Li̬ge. Several (inter)national research projects are underway and he has to his credit more than 400 scientific outputs (including 125 refereed articles; 7 patents, 3 spin-offs). He created the Research Centre in Urban Agriculture (www.agriculture-urbaine.be).

Yanni Garcia

Business Model & Pitching

I am a business coach for people willing to start their own business with a focus on sustainability. My entrepreneurial experience as co-founder of PlantHive and FarmTech Society allows me to challenge ideas from the business model to the financial plan.

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