The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), a federal agency within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is convening a summit to identify the frontiers and future of data in agriculture and build on existing U.S. government wide-efforts and investments in Big Data. Save the date for an opportunity to help shape the agenda driving innovation in the agricultural enterprise. You can join the event via livestream as leaders in agriculture and data science fields converge to synthesize the future of data-driven agriculture.
This October 10, 2016 event entitled “Data Summit: Changing the Face, Place, and Space of Agriculture” will include an address from NIFA Director Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, a set of visionary talks from leaders in the fields of data science and agriculture, and discussion. The preliminary agenda includes topics related to exploring the anticipated data benefits and opportunities, exploring potential challenges in Data Application and Management, human elements of Agricultural Data, to name a few.
This event will be streamed live in tandem with the October 10-12, 2016 NSF Midwest Big Data Hub All Hands Meeting.
Livestream of public sessions 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT, (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsNcNPAPBxY
Be part of the conversation with @USDA_NIFA and #NifaAgData
To express interest in participating in the event and get more information and live stream details, visit: https://nifa.usda.gov/event/data-science-agriculture-summit.