Complete list of speakers and their biographies.
Nov 07, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
USDA NIFA's Parag Chitnis will outline a vision for a coordinated food and agricultural data system.
Nov 07, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
In the opening plenary panel, we'll hear from these Food and Tech Execs from across the Ag<>Food<>Diet<>Health Knowledge spectrum about what a coordinated Internet of Food means for them.
Nov 07, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Jans Aasman, CEO of Franz Inc, will demonstrate the power of ontologies and linked data showing how they have linked electronic medical records with publicly available data sets and open knowledge, and enabled artificial intelligence solutions across these heterogeneous knowledge environment.
Plenary Panel 2a -- Government Agency-Sponsored Ontologies and Databases Related to Ag, Food, and Biology
Nov 07, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:15 PM
During the 2nd panel, speakers will give a global view of existing food ontologies and databases.
Plenary Panel 2b -- University and NGO-Sponsored Ontologies and Databases Related to Ag, Food, and Biology
Nov 07, 2016 from 02:30 PM to 03:45 PM
During the 2nd panel, speakers will give a global view of existing food ontologies and databases sponsored by universities and NGOs.
Nov 07, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:15 PM
Intellectual Property and appropriate placement of public/private data & ontologies
Nov 07, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM — IC-FOODS Inaugural Conference,
During the opening reception for the inaugural IC-FOODS conference, blind Professor of Computational Chemistry and Sensory Science, Dr. Hoby Wedler will guide participants through a gentle introduction to ontologies, as we taste wines while blindfolded, and learn to characterize their sensory phenomena with words. Dr. Wedler will teach us how to appreciate wines, from feelings to molecules, while leading us down one of his magical "Tastings in the Dark" tours, through an array of Francis Ford Coppola Winery wines.
Nov 08, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 08:30 AM
CDFA Secretary Karen Ross
Nov 08, 2016 from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Plenary Panel 4 will dive into different approaches for modeling food systems.
Breakout Panel 1 is divided into 3 tracks listed below. Panel presentations and discussions will be followed by correlated workshops.
Nov 08, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Douglas Gayeton of the Lexicon of Sustainability will demonstrate strategies for effective communication of science and technology.
Nov 09, 2016 from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Plenary 5 panelists explore technical uses of ontologies: block chain for food traceability, scientific data provenance, food mapping, and other technologies that for improving traceability, transparency, trust, and personalization of the foods we eat.
Nov 09, 2016 from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
In the final plenary panel, we will hear about how emerging businesses are already developing a comprehensive and robust semantic web of food, health, and sustainability; and how new business models are enabled by advancing this technology.