chania1One of the pillars of CAPSELLA’s activities is to spread the word about the added value for farmers to use and share open data. Given the importance of this topic, the CAPSELLA Consortium has planned the organisation of a focused event, which is the CAPSELLA Open Data workshop. The event will be  held in Chania on Friday June the 2nd 2017  in conjunction with the Open Harvest 2017 and will feature three different sessions, namely (a) data governance and licensing, (b) data sharing and (c) data publication.

Presentations will be provided among others by representatives  from French National Agronomic Institute (INRA),  Wageningen University & Research (WUR), the CGIAR, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the Indian Statistical Institute,  the Open Data Institute (ODI), Agrimetrics, CABI, University of Guelph, Global Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), Georgetown University, Camden BRI, and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).

The CAPSELLA open data workshop will open with a keynote speech from Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning in Creative Commons ( Further information and agenda will be available soon.