A teaser from the RDA 5th Plenary Meeting

Giorgos with RDA participants

The 5th Plenary Meeting of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) is taking place at San Diego, CA, USA between 9-11 of March 2015. Following the tradition, Agro-Know is represented for once more at this great event by our colleague Giorgos Papoutsis, our  Data Ingestion Associate who is participating as a representative of the Big Data Europe Η2020 Project and he will focus his contributions to the Agricultural Data Interoperability Interest Group meeting, where he will present the case of the agINFRA project as a mean for connecting agricultural data through an open and participatory data infrastructure. It should be noted that Giorgos is also actively involved in the data ingestion processes of AGRIS.… Click to read the full post

Know Agro-Know: Meet Giorgos Papoutsis

Papoutsis_Giorgos

This time we are interviewing Giorgos Papoutsis, our Data Ingestion Associate. Giorgos has also joined the team quite recently, so he brought a bunch of fresh ideas in the data ingestion workflows that he is involved in, including the one of the AGRIS network. Giorgos took some time to respond to our questions, and we would like to thank him for that! You can find his responses right below:

 

1. You are one of the latest persons to join the Agro-Know team. Would you like to share some info on how you found us and what drew your attention in the Agro-Know job opening ?Click to read the full post

AGRIS Team Meeting in Athens

Well, we had another visit from FAO during the previous week. More specifically, Fabrizio Celli from the FAO AGRIS team was here on October 16th (right after his participation in the SemaGrow 5th project meeting) for one more time in order to exchange our views concerning the next steps of AGRIS Web Service. It was a real pleasure for us!! Various meetings were held with the whole AGRIS Team (old and new members – – Nikos Manolis, me & Giorgos Papoutsis as well as our new colleague in the data team Patrycja Weronika Wosiecka –) during the day and interesting outcomes and action plans for the next months came up.… Click to read the full post