7-8 August 2017, Canberra
Sir John Crawford Address
Speakers and Chairs
Conference & Scholar Sponsors
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During our conference, we announced the winner of the 2017 Crawford Fund Food Security Journalism Award.
Harnessing big data to transform agriculture and lives, 4 August 2017
Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Vice President for Country Support, Policy, and Delivery, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and Member, Policy Advisory Council, ACIAR
Dr David Bergvinson, Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Mr Stuart Higgins, Director of AgImpact
Mr Steve Mathews, Head of Strategy at Gro Intelligence
Dr Ken Street
Dr Mario Herrero, Chief Research Scientist for CSIRO’s Agriculture Flagship
Dr Mike Briers AO, Chief Executive Officer of the Food Agility Cooperative Research Center
Dr Andy Jarvis, CGIAR Research Platform for Big Data in Agriculture
Dr André Laperrière, Executive Director of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)
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