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Sunday, March 24 • 10:40am - 11:30am
Addressing Grand Challenges for Food Systems with Software Infrastructure: The Semantic Web of Food (SWOF)

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The emerging Semantic Web of Food is enabling standardized access to data across the food system. These data stores are often encoded in ontologies to facilitate standardized access, query, and the development of reasoning and learning algorithms. This panel will outline the role of this emerging semantic web of food, and it's role in addressing global food system issues.

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Matthew Lange

Food and Health Informatician, IC-FOODS UC Davis
Dr. Lange’s research program is helping to define and shape a new scientific discipline known as Food Informatics, while simultaneously enabling the engineering of a computable infrastructure for the burgeoning Internet of Food (IoF). Part Semantic Web (SemWeb), part Internet of... Read More →

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Tom Baker

Co-director, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)
Tom Baker has left his fingerprints on key Semantic Web standards since the late 1990s, when he helped found the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), which he now co-directs. He co-chaired the W3C working group that published Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) in 2009... Read More →
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Damion Dooley

Scientific Programmer and Ontology Developer, University of British Columbia
Since 2013, Damion Dooley has been a key part of the Genome Canada funded IRIDA.CA project, with a focus on biomedical ontology development. Two decades of internet startup technical leadership has given him in-depth experience in facing the challenges of industry, academic, and... Read More →
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Marie-Angélique Laporte

Researcher, Bioversity International

Sunday March 24, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
UC ANR 2801 2nd St, Davis, CA 95618