Register for AGROVOC Editorial Meeting Panel Session on 29 June

Lessons learned from engagement with expert communities of practice: AGROVOC becoming a semantic hub

29 June 2020 - 9:30 to 11:00 CEST


This panel session is organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and is one part of the 3rd AGROVOC Editorial Community Workshop.

This panel session is dedicated to lessons learned from the AGROVOC engagement with expert communities of practice. It will comprise a sequence of presentations by key AGROVOC stakeholders about lessons learned thus far and how AGROVOC is benefiting each stakeholder’s organization or community of experts. On top of that, each panelist will discuss their thoughts for the future of AGROVOC in the context of information and data sharing in food and agricultural sciences and any recommendations for new users being part of the AGROVOC ecosystem.

This session is open to all interested in learning more about AGROVOC.

Learn more about the panelists and session details here.

The “3rd AGROVOC Editorial Community Workshop” includes participants representing institutions from the AGROVOC Editorial Community and other stakeholders. Its purpose is to reinforce the AGROVOC editorial community, invite institutions to curate new languages and new topics, outline new technical possibilities, and set priorities for the next few years.

This year's workshop is part of Information 4 Innovation in Food and Agriculture (I4IFA), a series of collaborative online classes put together by FAO and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). I4IFA (29 June to 3 July 2020) includes virtual sessions designed to pool expertise and experience from the two leading agricultural organizations and other partners and focuses on increasing the quality and impact of information, knowledge management and data exchange in food and agriculture research for development.

More information about the week-long event and sessions available during I4IFA is available here.