Upcoming events

Organized by: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

June 2, 2020 –

 

Online

 

Title: Strengthening AGROVOC through engagement with expert communities Date: 2 June 2020 Time: 3:00 PM CEST (UTC + 2:00) This webinar is the fourth in the Ontologies Community of Practice’s series: All about our products and their uses. During this webinar, the AGROVOC Team from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will introduce how to keep AGROVOC …

Organized by: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

June 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020

 

Online

 

In times of crisis, big data tools can help us make sense of and respond to crises with agility and accuracy. From using satellite remote sensing to monitor crop harvests to leveraging social media data to track population dynamics that may influence the spread of disease, big data tools and approaches have been instrumental in sensing and responding to the …

Organized by: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

May 18, 2020 – May 18, 2020

 

Online

 

Title: Harmonization of COVID-19 phone surveys in CGIAR Date: 18 May 2020 Time: 12:00 PM UTC Many CGIAR initiatives are planning to conduct phone surveys to understand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agri-food systems. With travel bans and lockdowns around the globe, these phone surveys, also known as CATI (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing), are expected to play an increasingly …

Organized by: CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture

May 15, 2020 –

 

Online

 

Title: Secondary data for crop modeling: Filling data gaps under lockdowns Date: 15 May 2020 Time: 10:00 AM EDT (UTC – 4:00) With the COVID-19 lockdowns imposed around the world, crop modeling researchers face challenges of conducting field trials and collecting primary data. While the field-collected data are still the best option for crop modeling studies, some of the data …

May 19, 2020 – May 19, 2020

 

Online

 

Title: The Food Ontology & its application for text mining (LexMapr) & food production description (PO2) Date: 19 May 2020 Time: 4:00 PM CEST (UTC + 2:00) During this webinar, Damion Dooley, Scientific Programmer and Ontology Developer at the University of British Columbia, will guide us in the content, development and latest updates of the Food Ontology (FoodOn) that addresses food …

April 27, 2020 – April 27, 2020

 

 

Welcome to the second webinar of our  series, “How Agricultural Industry Uses Ontologies.” This series is a forum for the Ontologies CoP members of the agricultural industry to share their knowledge of ontology and other semantics tools they have been using for years. During this webinar, Stefanie de Bodt, project lead at BASF Belgium and Bjoern Oest Hansen, data scientist at KWS Germany, will present how …