Marcus Foth is a passionate wombassador and beekeeper. In his spare time, he is Professor of Urban Informatics in the QUT Design Lab, Brisbane, Australia. He is also an Honorary Professor in the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University, Denmark, and a Visiting Professor in the Department of Design, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Marcus brings together people, place, and technology with a keen interest in cities and sustainability.
Sara Heitlinger is a Lecturer in Computer Science at City, University of London. Previously, she was part of the Digital Local Democracy research strand in the Global Urban Research Centre at Newcastle University, UK, and the lead co-investigator on Connected Seeds and Sensors, exploring internet of things, participatory design and data visualisation for sustainable urban food practices at Queen Mary University of London.
Martin Tomitsch is an Associate Professor and Chair of Design at the University of Sydney, Director of the Design Lab, an interdisciplinary research group within the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, a founding member of the Media Architecture Institute, and a Visiting Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.
Rachel Clarke is a Global Challenges Research Fellow in the School of Design and the Centre for International Development at Northumbria University, UK. Her research focuses on socially engaged arts and digital-material participation to support practices of care within and across diverse constituents. She has worked on urban cycling networks, multispecies use of inner-city back lanes and the material practices of demolitions in Palestine.