[CODATA-international] Webinar recording available from first webinar as part of RDA/IGAD’s new Coffee Break initiative
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Fri Jun 18 05:10:36 EDT 2021
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From: Imma Subirats <imma.subirats at fao.org<mailto:imma.subirats at fao.org>>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 at 08:50
Subject: [godan_cd] Webinar recording available from first webinar as part of RDA/IGAD’s new Coffee Break initiative
To: GODAN Capacity Development Working Group <godan_cd at dgroups.org<mailto:godan_cd at dgroups.org>>
The first webinar as part of the RDA/IGAD<https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/agriculture-data-interest-group-igad.html>'s new Coffee Break initiative took place on 16 June with more than 50 participants. The webinar, titled Aligning AGROVOC and Ontologies to connect semantics to improve Agrifood data annotation and interoperability featured Pier Luigi Buttigieg, Helmholtz Metadata Collaboration<https://helmholtz-metadaten.de/en>/GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research<https://www.geomar.de/en/> and inspired great dialogue between the participants and presenter during the final 15-minute Q&A session.
Throughout the webinar, Pier Luigi Buttigie answered the question of whether it would be a good idea to semantically connect AGROVOC<http://www.fao.org/agrovoc/>, FAO agricultural multilingual thesaurus, with complementary ontologies.
“Is it worth it?” Pier Luigi said, “Yes, it is worth it, because thesauri and ontologies do different things, they have different jobs.”
Watch the full webinar here:
The next webinar as part of the RDA/IGAD Coffee Break Initiative entitled Agricultural market dynamics based on data evidence and featuring Luiza Petrosyan, Universitat Politécnica de Valencia<http://www.upv.es/index-en.html> will take place on 30 June from 13:00 to 13:30 CEST. Registration is available now<https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtde2rqDgpHtGERv9rWqoX8dv_kDcE44zE>.
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