Fruit & Vegetable Modeling Workshop
University of California, Davis 7/30/2015 - 7/31/2015
The purpose was to review a CIMSANS proposal for a first-ever assessment of the impact of climate and resource availability changes on the ability to continue producing an increasing, sustainable supply of fruits and vegetables, in the US and globally. The desired outcome was a finalized proposal for submission to (an) identified donor(s) later this summer.
Interdisciplinary Workshop on Merging Crop Modeling and Genetics
Gainesville, Florida 7/19/2015 - 7/25/2015
Building reliable connections between the genotype and its corresponding phenotypic spectrum is one of the biggest challenges in plant biology today.
Tackling World Food System Challenges: Across Disciplines, Sectors, and Scales
Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland 6/21/2015 - 6/26/2015
The world food system faces unprecedented challenges in its ability to feed a growing global population. There is an urgent need for viable solutions and the scope of the challenges requires collaborative efforts more than ever. This conference will highlight solution-focused, interdisciplinary, and system-oriented research and practice addressing how to feed the world while considering human health, the environment, and social well-being.
ILSI Crop Composition Database Working Group Meeting
Washington 5/28/2015 - 5/28/2015
The ILSI Crop Composition Database is a project of the ILSI Research Foundation. Please visit www.cropcomposition.org
to view version 5.0 of the database, maintained by this working group.
Training Workshop on Monitoring of Confined Field Trials
New Delhi, India and Hyderabad, India 5/25/2015 - 5/26/2015
On May 25-26, Dr. Michael Wach, from the ILSI Research Foundation, led a workshop in New Delhi, India, entitled: “Training Workshop on Monitoring of Confined Field Trials” 35 participants attended. A second workshop was held, June 3-4, in Hyderabad, for 21 participants.
AgMIP-USDA Data Harmonization Workshop
USDA National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Maryland 5/11/2015 - 5/15/2015
Through harmonization of data formats and tools, this workshop seeks to greatly enhance the efficiency with which data from USDA research programs are applied to research on agricultural systems analysis and modeling.
World Bank FARMD Webinar Series featuring Dr. McLean and Dr. Gustafson from the ILSI Research Foundation
Washington, DC 5/6/2015 - 5/6/2015
Dr. Morven McLean, the Executive Director of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation (ILSI Research Foundation), and Dr. David Gustafson, the Director of the ILSI Research Foundation’s Center for Integrated Modeling of Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition Security (CIMSANS) will introduce the ILSI Research Foundation and the work it does regarding risk management, agriculture and food security.
American Institute of Mathematics Food Systems Modeling Workshop
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California 4/27/2015 - 4/30/2015
This workshop will build a conceptual model of the U.S. food system, and elaborate a research agenda for continuing model development. This is a key component of a large-scale project to develop a hierarchy of models for food systems around the globe at multiple spatial and temporal levels.
The OECD Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology
Paris, France 4/19/2015 - 4/21/2015
The Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology is held under the auspices of the Joint Meeting of the Chemicals Committee and Working Party on Chemicals, Pesticides and Biotechnology (Environment Directorate).
Global Food Security Symposium 2015: Healthy Food for a Healthy World: Leveraging Agriculture and Food to Improve Global Nutrition
Washington, DC 4/16/2015 - 4/16/2015
While global hunger has decreased, many people worldwide lack access to healthy and affordable food: two billion people are deficient in key micronutrients and more than 1.4 billion are overweight, putting them at higher risk for chronic diseases.