IG Agricultural Data (IGAD) Meeting - RDA 13th Plenary Meeting

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24 Jan 2019
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Meeting title. Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) Meeting (Remote Access Instructions)


Collaborative session noteshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1nE50nIAWzdXZ8tc9kM1MMefGJtuZQv_fQhiV2xw8LxY/edit


Meeting Location: Commonwealth A1


Short introduction describing the scope of the group and if any previous activities. Formed in 2013, since its inception the Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) has grown in community strength to over 200 members. IGAD is a domain-oriented group working on all issues related to global agriculture data. It represents stakeholders in managing data for agricultural research and innovation, including producing, aggregating and consuming data. IGAD is a forum for sharing experience and providing visibility to research and work in agricultural data.


Additional links to informative material related to the group. https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/agriculture-data-interest-group-igad....


Meeting objectives. The new edition of the IGAD Event at the RDA's 13th Plenary Meeting will be held on 1 April 2019 in Philadelphia (United States). Following the IGAD Meeting in Gaborone on Data Collection: State of the Art, Challenges and Solutions, we would like to focus on the next related topic Agricultural Data Interoperability: Opportunities and Lessons Learnt from Sharing and Re-Using Data. For example, we invite contributions from agricultural open data projects and initiatives to support new analyses, modeling, or decision support tools. Discussion can involve both policy and technical aspects of agricultural data interoperability.

The conclusions of these activities will be shared at the RDA's 13th Plenary Meeting at the Agricultural Data Interest Group Session.


Meeting agenda. The meeting agenda is still under development, but it will cover the discussions during the IGAD/RDA Pre-Meeting.


Target audience

- Policy makers on Data management in Agriculture,
- Government representatives, founders, representatives of international agencies – UN, EU etc
- Agriculture domain experts, researchers, academicians
- Data providers, data publishers
- Data managers, data mining experts, data analysts
- Librarians, data curators


Group chair serving as contact person: Imma Subirats


Type of meeting: Working meeting


Remote Access Instructions: Coming soon