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Wednesday, October 16 • 8:30am - 9:00am
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Welcome to the 2019 Big Data in Agriculture Convention. The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) welcome you to this year’s convention at International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) in Hyderabad, India.

In our opening session, we'll hear from CGIAR leaders on what this convention and the platform means to them.

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Jawoo Koo

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
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Andy Jarvis

Co-Pioneer, Big Data Platform
Dr. Andy Jarvis is the Director of the Decision and Policy Analysis Area in the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and is a Flagship Leader on the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) https://ccafs.cgiar.org, based in Cali... Read More →
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Brian King

Head of Digital and Data Innovation Accelerator, Cobiana Records
Brian King leads the Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, a global program of the CGIAR consortium centered on digital transformation of food systems worldwide. He has designed and led programs leveraging successive waves of digital technologies for the social and economic transformations... Read More →

Wednesday October 16, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am GMT+05
Plenary 1 (Main Tent) ICRISAT-HQ