IC-FOODS 2016 Speakers and Detailed Agenda

Here are the folks shaping the challenge, and leading the assembly, design and build of the semantic and ontological infrastructure for the Internet of Food (IoF), organized by session. Check back often, we're adding new speakers daily.

Opening Keynote

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.

Lunch Presentation and Demo (A)

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.

Wine Tasting in the Dark

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.

Plenary Panel 6: Entrepreneurs in Food and Tech

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.

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