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November 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - November 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm


The inaugural IC-FOODS Conference
November 7-9, 2016
UC Davis Conference Center


  • Do you create or utilize data about environment, ag, food, diet or health? Wish you could exchange that data with others more effectively?
  • Or are you involved in informatics, ontology building, semantic web applications, or Big Data research?  Want to help develop the nascent field of Food Systems, Food, and Health Informatics?

  • Keynote Secretary Karen Ross, California Department of Food & Agriculture
  • Executives from Mars, Google, Bayer Crop Science, DSM, Givaudan, and others about the value of a coordinated data system for linking Environment, Ag, Food, Diet, and Health
  • USDA NIFA Deputy Director Parag Chitnis about their vision for Big Data in Ag and Food
  • International food ontology developers and data managers: FAO, USDA, Bioversity International, Wikidata, and others, about existing assets, gaps, and how to align efforts and link to their data repositories
  • A variety of other experts and new and emerging food and ag business models functioning along the EnvironmentAgFoodDietHealth knowledge spectrum 

CONTRIBUTE YOUR EXPERTISE: In particular, we’re looking for both domain and informatics experts to help build the semantic conceptual frameworks for including their research areas into the internet of food.
DISCOVER new technologies and business models that can be built on the Internet of Food infrastructure being coordinated by IC-FOODS@UC Davis.

Opens Monday, November 7 at 10:00 am
Concludes Wednesday, November 9 at 12 noon

Followed by a partnership development luncheon

Or attend targeted discussions + workshops on November 8:
Round 1: 10:15 am – 1:00 pm
  • Track A-1: Field, Landscape, and Farms
  • Track B-1: Processing, Food Components and Structure
  • Track C-1: Ag and Food Production Policy
Round 2: 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Track A-2: Post-Harvest & Supply Chain
  • Track B-2: Food Habits and Health Outcomes
  • Track C-2: Food Processing, Nutrition, and Health Policy

Register here

Hosted by: Information Center for the Environment at UC Davis (ICE); Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis (ASI); UC Davis Food Science & Technology Department, UC Davis Medical Center; with additional support from: UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health (IIFH), UC Davis Libraries, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS); and many partners.



November 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am
November 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
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University of California Davis Conference Center

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