RDA/IGAD Webinar Series: The Update of Agricultural Ontologies in Japan set for March 24

As part of the Research Data Alliance's (RDA)/ Agricultural Data Interest Group's (IGAD) ongoing webinar series, aimed to keep up with cutting edge developments in agricultural data, and encourage the free flow of ideas, the next webinar is set to take place on March 24 at 10 a.m. CET

The webinar will focus on "The update of agricultural ontologies in Japan - Agricultural Activity Ontology and Crop Vocabulary" and will feature Prof. Hideaki Takeda, Dr.,Eng and Sungmin Joo, PhD. 

Interested participants can register here

Speaker Bios:

Prof. Hideaki Takeda, Dr.,Eng.

Hideaki Takeda is a professor at National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan, and a professor at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai). He received Dr. Eng. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1991. His interest includes Artificial Intelligence, in particular Semantic Web and Linked Open Data (LOD). He has committed several projects by the government and private companies as the specialist of LOD. He is also the president of Linked Open Data Initiative Inc. that promotes LOD technologies for public and private sectors.

Sungmin Joo, PhD

Sungmin Joo is a project researcher at National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan. He received PhD degrees from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai). His main research interests are building domain ontology and agricultural informatics.