Recent Activity: Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD)

14 Jan 2020

Prague INSPIRE Hackathon 2020: Invitation to co-located workshops

Dear IGAD members,

 

Plan4all, the coordiantor of RDA CZ, is cordially inviting you to workshops during the INSPIRE Hackathon which will take place in our capital city Prague.

For more information about Prague INSPIRE Hackathon, please visit following websites: https://www.plan4all.eu/prague-inspire-hackathon-2020/

We suppose that workshops given below can be useful and interesting for our community:

14 Jan 2020

Prague INSPIRE Hackathon 2020: Invitation to co-located workshops

Dear IGAD members,

 

Plan4all, the coordiantor of RDA CZ, is cordially inviting you to workshops during the INSPIRE Hackathon which will take place in our capital city Prague.

For more information about Prague INSPIRE Hackathon, please visit following websites: https://www.plan4all.eu/prague-inspire-hackathon-2020/

We suppose that workshops given below can be useful and interesting for our community:

07 Jan 2020

Special Issue "Semantic Technologies Applied to Agriculture" (deadline extended: 31 March 2020)

Dear all,
   The deadline for submissions to the Special Issue "Semantic
Technologies Applied to Agriculture"
(https://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci/special_issues/SemanticTech_Agri)
of the Applied Science journal (IF= 2.217,
http://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci) has been extended to *March 31st,
2020*. Your contributions would be very much welcomed.
Best regards,
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21 Dec 2019

Fw: follow-up - Wageningen UR webinar cloud based agricultural modeling

This webinar recording might be of interest for those working in AgriGIS.
Best wishes,
Suchith
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From: Lokers, Rob <***@***.***>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 at 16:37
Subject: follow-up - Wageningen UR webinar cloud based agricultural modeling
To: Lokers, Rob <***@***.***>
Dear participant,
 

17 Dec 2019

Fw: Webinar Cloud based Agro-Climatic Modelling

This webinar might be of interest. Details below.
Best wishes,
Suchith
 
 
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Dear colleague,
Wageningen University & Research invites you to join a webinar that presents our work on cloud based agro-climatic modelling, on the 19th of December 2019 at 11:00 am (UTC+1). We have used a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) to develop and deploy agronomic models and algorithms, and to run these in the cloud.
 

11 Dec 2019

Next IGAD Meeting Spring 2020

Dear all,

We are currently organizing the next IGAD meeting to take place in late April/early May 2020 in a different location and time than the RDA Plenary. The meeting will be around 1 and 1/2 days in duration and will be organized in Rome or Washington, D.C. depending on your preferences. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below to give us a better idea of the IGAD community's travel preferences, who would be interested in giving a presentation, and if there are any specific topics that you would like to focus on.

06 Dec 2019

RDA Plenary 15 Announcements - Registration and Calls for Co-located Events and Posters Now Open

 

RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (https://mcec.com.au/).   This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).

03 Dec 2019

AgriSemantics

12th International Conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Health Care and Life Sciences (SWAT4HCLS)  is taking place in Edinburgh, next week (Dec 9-12, 2019). It is a great opportunity for presenting and discussing novel ideas, experiences and issues in the application of semantic and web technologies in the biomedical domain at large. Details athttp://www.swat4ls.org

28 Nov 2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

Dear RDA members, 

RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020 

The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight  UTC.

28 Nov 2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

Dear RDA members, 

RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020 

The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight  UTC.

21 Nov 2019

IGAD webinar recording_Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal

If you have missed the IGAD webinar "Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal" by Richard Ostler on the 20th of November, you can now watch the recording:
http://aims.fao.org/capacity-development/webinars/rda-webinar-series-agr...

20 Nov 2019

RDA Webinar Series in Agriculture: ‘Global Join now the IGAD Webinar_Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal’ by Richard Ostler - 20 November 2019

At the last IGAD/RDA Plenary Meeting 14 at the University of Helsinki (Finland) last month, the Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) agreed to start a webinar series to enable high quality presentations and discussions to happen even if we cannot all be together in person at RDA. The Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) exists to facilitate coordination and progress among a community of international data experts. These webinars will allow us keep up with cutting edge developments in agricultural data, and will encourage the free flow of ideas.

18 Nov 2019

Post-doctoral researcher on application of data science to food and agriculture

The below position is very much in the spirit of this mailing list, most of the work will concern agrifood research data, application of FAIR principles, agrifood metadata etc.
Position is initially for one year but funding is available for up to three years. Feel free to forward to interested parties.
Post-doc position available, at the Institute of Data Science, Maastricht University, working on data science in agrifood.

16 Nov 2019

Open Science

The following initiatives might be of interest to some.
The report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science (2019) by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides recommendations to researchers, academic institutions, journals, and funders on steps they can take to improve reproducibility and replicability in science. Details at  http://sites.nationalacademies.org/sites/reproducibility-in-science/inde...

12 Nov 2019

Deadline for P15 Group Session Submission Fast Approaching

Dear Group Members,

The deadline for group session submissions for Plenary 15 is 28 November 2019, midnight UTC – just two weeks away.

If your group is interested in submitting a session for a working group, interest group or joint meeting session, submissions will only be accepted from your group chairs, so be sure to coordinate with them to ensure proper communication of the submission.  

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