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Conference Programme

9:00-9.30 Registration
9.30-9.45 Welcome and Introduction - Dr Chris Maughan | University of Warwick, UK

Keynote 1 (chair: Dr Chris Maughan, University of Warwick)
9.45:10.30 Moving beyond the marginality of urban food growing: challenging the food dis-abling city - Dr Chiara Tornaghi | Coventry University, UK

Panel 1 'Challenges' (chair: Dr Chris Maughan, University of Warwick)
10.30-11.00 'IET – challenges past and future' - Pam Warhurst (Incredible Edible Todmorden, UK)
11.00-11.30 'The value of communityity gardening in 'Placemaking' for urban developements' - Dr Rebecca Marshall (Royal Agricultural University, UK)
11.30-12.00 'Urban agriculture, gentrification and social justice in Portland, Oregon' - Dr Brian Elliott | Portland State University, USA

12.00-13.00 LUNCH by The Pod Café (plus intro to The Pod from Alice Taherzadeh and Screening of 'The Allotmenteers' Documentary)

Panel 2a 'Sustainability' (chair: Carla Sarrouy Kay, Coventry University)
13.00-13.30 'The social sustainability path ahead for urban gardening' - Dr George Martin | University of Surrey, UK
13.30-14.00 'Edible Eastside from civic expression to food entrepreneur' - Jayne Bradley | Edible Eastside, UK
14.00-14.30 'Urban gardening in Stockholm Sweden: challengers and possible futures' - Dr Madeleine Bonow | Södertörn University, Sweden

Panel 2b 'Policy' (chair: Dr Chiara Tornaghi, Coventry University)
13.00-13.30 'Sustainability In Urban Food Strategies: Practices And Policy Processes' - Dr Lorenza Sganzetta | Milan Politecnico, Italy
13.30-14.00 'Every city a food growing city? What Food Growing Schools London teaches us about citywide strategies for transforming foodscapes' - Dr Hannah Pitt | Cardiff University, UK
14.00-14.30 'Urban Agriculture – charting new democratic governance for food production? The example of Bristol, UK' - Dr Dan Keech | University of Gloucestershire, UK

14.30-15.00 COFFEE BREAK

Panel 3a 'Organisation' (chair: Dr Rebecca Marshall, Royal Agricultural University)
15.00-15.30 'What organisational structures make a community garden grow?' - Chesta Tiwari | Good Food Oxford / Abundance, UK
15.30-16.00 'Developing a critical foodscape inspired by food sovereignty in an urban-rural context: What role for urban gardening?' - Dr Ute Kelly | Bradford University, UK
16.00-16.30 'Fertile yet fragile: the potential of Community Supported Agriculture to contribute to sustainability transitions in the UK' - Ian Humphrey | Sheffield University, UK

Panel 3b 'Culture' (chair: Dr Brian Elliott, Portland State University)
15.00-15.30 'How an Urban Community Garden Performs: Aroma-Home’s Edible Stories' - Dr Susan Haedicke | University of Warwick, UK
15.30-16.00 'Agenda Dilemmas: meeting participant expectations whilst achieving practitioner outcomes' - Celia Briseid / Joel Williams | Roehampton University, UK
16.00-16.30 'The wider role of growing exotic food crops in allotments and gardens' - Dr Anton Rosenfeld | Garden Organic, UK

Keynote 2 (chair: Dr Chris Maughan, University of Warwick)
16.30-17.00 'Emerging Trends and Future Opportunities – a personal perspective' - Jeremy Iles | Green Future Associates, UK


17.00-18.00 Wine reception