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Symposium: Using data to sustainably feed the world

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:30 AM

The human population is growing, and the number of farms in the US and in CA is shrinking; meanwhile, consumers are demanding for increases in sustainably produced foods. In the coming years, data will play an increasing role in answering the question of how to more sustainably feed more people. Come hear experts from diverse perspectives talk about how data can be used to make food production more efficient and sustainable.Speakers:Gayathri Gopalakrishnan (founder and CEO at Ecoformatics)-"Planting, growing and harvesting: Case studies in using data science for agriculture and the environment"Kimberly Steinmann (Environmental Scientist at California Department of Pesticide Regulation)-“Overview of the California Pesticide Use Reports (PUR) Database”Keely Roth (Science Research Lead, Digital Horticulture at The Climate Corp)-“Better Farming and Food Production through Data Science”Schedule:6:30PM-7:00PM: Register and network. There will be pizza and snacks provided.7:00PM-7:15PM: Introduction7:15-8:30PM: Talks8:30PM-9:00PM: Ask follow-up questions to speakers and more networking We also welcome CodeForSac, our partner organization, and its members.Event fee: $10.07 (including fees)/attendee.  Please RSVP on Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/Sacramento-Women-in-Data/) and pay through Eventbrite to secure your spot. Admission free for sponsors, panelists, and volunteer team. There is limited space so reserve your tickets ASAP.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-using-data-to-sustainably-feed-the-world-tickets-72188915991?aff=aff0eventful

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