Agenda for the Data Science in Agriculture Summit
Accessible version of the Agenda for the Data Science in Agriculture Summit.
Data Summit: Changing the Face, Place, and Space of Agriculture
October 10, 2016
Big 10 Conference Center
|7:30||Registration check-in, refreshments|
|8:00||Welcome and Opening Remarks
Food and Agriculture Data Science
Sonny Ramaswamy, Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Data Unleashed: Visualizing the Future of Agriculture, Health, and Future Generations
Krijn Poppe, Research Manager, Wageningen Economic Research, The Netherlands
|9:00||Exploring Anticipated Data Benefits and Opportunities
Moderator: Norm Scott, Cornell University
Models for Big Data and Genomics
Pat Schnable, Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair in Genetics, Iowa State University
Smart and Connected Communities: Innovating Cities of the Future
Daniel Hoffman, Chief Innovation Officer, Montgomery County, Maryland
Modeling Climate and Environment for Food Security
Kenneth Boote, Professor Emeritus, University of Florida
|10:15||Human Elements of Agricultural Data: Connecting People with Data
Moderator: Dave Weatherspoon, Michigan State University
Insight from Data and Analytics to Guide Career Development and Collaborations
|11:00||Exploring Potential Challenges in Data Application and Management
Moderator: Molly Jahn, University of Wisconsin
Understanding Interconnected Systems
Rabi Mohtar, TEES Endowed Professor, Texas A&M University
Identifying Research Strategies Using Bibliometric Databases
Dick Klavans, Founder and Chairman, SciTech Strategies
Data Challenges as Seen Through the Public Lens
Keith Coble, Department Head and W.L. Giles Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics Mississippi State University
|12:00||Organize for Afternoon Charge|
Identifying Opportunities for Agricultural Science to Advance Data-Driven Public Goods
|1:00||Ag Need Opportunity Questions
Group 1 - What are the most promising opportunities for data-driven advances in agriculture and the food-production system?
Group Leader: Ashim Datta, Cornell University
Group 2 - What are the most promising opportunities for enhancing cross-sector advances in data applications? Group Leader: Reginald Fletcher, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Group 3 - What are the most promising opportunities for data-driven advances to address societal well-being and consumer demands?
Group Leader: Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University
|2:15||Breakout Group Reports|
|3:00||Data Science Enabling Questions
Group 4 - What are the most promising opportunities to address challenges of various facets of data management and application?
Group Leader: John McNamara, Washington State University
Group 5 - What are the most promising opportunities to ensure future generations of data expertise?
Group Leader: Mary Emery, South Dakota State University
Group 6 - What are the most promising opportunities for big data in communication, property rights, and communities?
Group Leader: Pankaj Jaiswal, Oregon State University
|4:15||Breakout Group Reports|
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