Data Sharing in a Digital World - 2020 Convention session

Data Sharing in a Digital World – 2020 Convention session

This session examines the possibilities to encourage data sharing in the context of a digitally-dependent world of working. Speakers: -Hamed Alemohammad: Radiant Earth Foundation, Chief Data Scientist & Executive Director -Catherine Nakalembe: Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, Assistant…

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Closing the AI Gap - 2020 Convention session

Closing the AI Gap – 2020 Convention session

The gap between big tech research and ag research in AI means that some of the most interesting use cases for the future of food security have not been explored with this key technology. Here we profile what skills, actions,…

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Exploring the CGIAR digital strategy - 2020 Convention session

Exploring the CGIAR digital strategy – 2020 Convention session

The CGIAR has an emergent focus on digital and the role that it plays in research and agriculture. This session showcases findings from focus groups and looks at the trends in digital ag and strategy. We arejoined by regional experts…

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Digital dynamism & the data - 2020 Convention session

Digital dynamism & the data – 2020 Convention session

There is a pressing need for transparency and accountability in food systems – ensuring that they are sustainable for our planet and population. How do we operationalize sustainability aims and existing data to create trusted, timely, actionable and credible information…

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Big data to scale: A reality check - 2020 Convention session

Big data to scale: A reality check – 2020 Convention session

Approaches to scaling have evolved from a focus on “just more” to a focus on sustainable systems change at scale. This has implications on the way projects are designed, implemented and monitored. In this session, David Guerena and Marshall Burke…

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Digital Innovations in the Time of COVID - 2020 Convention session

Digital Innovations in the Time of COVID – 2020 Convention session

The COVID-19 global crisis has made us take stock and ask – how do we foster innovation in a virtual age? This session explores the ways in which venture capitlists, incubators, and innovators are redesigning their practices to support entrepreneurs…

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Generalized Planetary Remote Sensing  - 2020 Convention session

Generalized Planetary Remote Sensing – 2020 Convention session

Numerous global challenges require a globally comprehensive observation of many variables simultaneously. Combining satellite imagery with machine learning presents an opportunity for assembling such observations. Current solutions require custom systems, extensive expert knowledge, access to imagery, and major computational resources…

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Next steps in socio-economic data interoperability - 2020 Convention session

Next steps in socio-economic data interoperability – 2020 Convention session

Speaker: -Gideon Kruseman: CIMMYT, Foresight and Ex-Ante Research Leader

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CGIAR Convention on #BigDataInAg Closes with Concert to 500 staple crops

CGIAR Convention on #BigDataInAg Closes with Concert to 500 staple crops

Inspired by the recent Barcelona Opera reopening, the closing ceremony of the online convention Digital Dynamism for Adaptive Food Systems, featured eclectic, vibrant musical performances played to a full house—of plants! The event was hosted by CGIAR, the world’s largest…

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Connecting ontologies and thesauri for Agrifood data annotation - 2020 Convention session

Connecting ontologies and thesauri for Agrifood data annotation – 2020 Convention session

This session broaches the topic of linking ontologies and thesauri to support the annotation of both data and publications. AGROVOC is a popular multi-lingual thesaurus with a wide coverage, mainly used in metadata of publications stored in repositories and databases…

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