Day 3 – Governance and Futures

The #SHARECITY2020 Virtual Conference took place online in September 2020.


We want to thank all of those who were involved, from the SHARECITY Team, to our presenters, and of course our attendees!


All presentations from Day 3 of the conference can be viewed below.


Urban Food Governance


Dr Agnese Cretella is a social scientist who currently works as a Post-Doctoral Researcher on the IRC COALESCE funded project Food Smart Dublin at Trinity College Dublin. Agnese was part of the SHARECITY Team in 2019 and 2020 researching urban food governance.

Day 3 – Voices from Food Sharing Practitioners

Facilitated by Dr Louise Fitzgerald


Kemi Akinola is the founder and CEO of Be Enriched. She is passionate about working with the community, in the community and develops real solutions to real issues.

Iseult Ward is co-founder and CEO of FoodCloud, an award-winning non-profit social enterprise. Launched in 2013 with co-founder Aoibheann O’Brien, FoodCloud offers two solutions to redistribute surplus food to its network of community groups and charity partners across Ireland.


Jonathan Kuhlburger is a garden activist, and has been working for 4 years at the community garden Himmelbeet in Berlin, Germany. He is in charge of the coordination of the garden team, the implementation of environmental education and networking with the neighbourhood.


Stephen Hayden is a resident of Ballymun, a suburb on the north-side of Dublin. He is a chairperson of the Muck and Magic Community Garden. He is also the chairperson and a founding member of the City Farm Ballymun Project.

Urban Food Futures


Vanessa Lucy is an urban ecologist and zoologist from Melbourne, Australia, who has worked across research, government, and natural resource management. Vanessa is currently working as a Research Assistant with SHARECITY where she assists with project management and works with urban food futures.

Dr Louise Fitzgerald is a political scientist with a particular interest in the societal dimension of sustainability transitions. Louise is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at SHARECITY working on scenarios of food sharing futures.

Day 3 – Keynote Session

Urban Sharing Sustainability & Institutionalisation


Prof. Oksana Mont is a Professor in Sustainable Consumption and Production at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University, Sweden. Her current areas of interest are sustainable consumption and production and sustainable lifestyles.

Food Sharing Futures: A Plenary Live Q&A Panel

Facilitated by Prof. Anna Davies


Conclusions – Day 3 Wrap Up



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