Midwest Big Data Hub: Digital Agriculture Spoke All-Hands Meeting

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 17 May 2016 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:Scheman Building
Contact:Carla Persaud,
Channel:Research Office
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Stakeholders will engage in interactive discussions about the partnerships and resources needed to address the challenges in collecting, managing, serving, mining and analyzing rapidly growing and increasingly complex data and information collections to create actionable knowledge and guide decision-making in agriculture. Early career researchers, post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduate students are welcome. Register by May 9.

Digitial Agriculture Spoke All-Hands Meeting
May 16-17

The Digital Agriculture Spoke of the Midwest Big Data Hub is devoted to building partnerships and resources that will address emerging Big Data issues in the agricultural ecosystem, including:
-- better integration of agricultural data streams
-- improved collaboration among data owners
-- addressing barriers to sharing data such as protecting proprietary and confidential information
-- standards and ontologies
-- education, tools and services, and workforce development

Planned events
-- Pre-meeting reception the evening of May 15
-- Presentations by Midwest Big Data Hub and national leadership
-- Industry panel presentations and Q&A
-- Participant "Lightning Talks" to present ideas, projects, and tools and services to address challenges in digital agriculture
-- Breakout sessions to discuss proposed projects and develop ideas and partnerships for new projects
-- A poster session and evening reception

Midwest Big Data Hub
The Midwest Big Data Hub is a collaborative project supported by the National Science Foundation through award #1550320.
Website: http://midwestbigdatahub.org/