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Agrovoc eConference

In these weeks an electronic discussion conference about AGROVOC takes place. More than 150 practitioners from all over the world subscribed to the conference and more than 50 are activiely participating. Topics are the coverage of AGROVOC, governance, language versions, institutional collaboration and others. The last phase, which just started will discuss the AGROVOC concept server.

International Conference on Semantic Web and Digital Libraries

From February 20 -23 I participated in the ICSD in Bangalore, organized by ARD Prasad from the Documentation, Research and Training Center of the Indian Statistical Institute in Bangalore. My group presented the Ontology based electronic FNA journal and the proposal for an AGRIS OAI architecture. I was furthermore Theme Speaker in the session on "Institutional Repositories and Case Studies" and participated in the concluding Panel discusion on "Semantic Web and Digital Libraries:Research & collaborations".

Keynote Speech at the eFarmer central Europe conference

I was invited to deliver a keynote at the Central Europe Conference of the eFarmer project (eFarmer Central European Conference 2007). The title of my presentation is "Knowledge Exchange Infrastructure for Agricultural Research and Technology" (see attached file). The eFarmer project has been granted by the EC in the context of the eContent Program.

FP7 in Motion: Cognitive Systems, Interaction, Robotics, Digital Libraries and Content.

Luxembourg, 2007-01-23

I am participating in the Information days of the Directorate e of the IST area of the European Commission. The Director Harald Forster, and the 2 Unit heads, Pat Manson (Digital Libraries and Technology enhanced Learning) and Roberto Cencioni (Intelligent Content and Semantics) have organized this meeting to inform about the possibilities and constraints to present projects to be funded within FP7. There are more than 300 participants from throughout Europe.
We have been invited to present a project within the "proposals clinic".

Biochemistry Publications (1989 - 1996)

Leaching Indices of Some Major Triazine Metabolites;

Keizer,J.Bottoni, P., and Funari, E. Chemosphere, Vol. 32 No.7. pp.1401-1411, 1996.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0045653596000495

 

Acute Toxicity of two Carbamates to the Guppy (Poecilia reticulata) and the Zebra fish (Brachydanio rerio)

Gallo,D.; Keizer,J.; Merendino,A.; e Vittozzi,L.; The Science of the Total Environment; Vol. 171 Nos 1 - 3 pp 131 - 137, 1995

Professional events 2006

05/15/06
Tour of the GAAS Information Institute

05/14/06
Permalink Dinner with President Luo

Sunday night we had the official banquet with President Luo of GAAS, who is also vice secretary of the party committee of Guangdong. Dr. Luo emphasized that the province of Guangdong was among the first in 1998 to bring internet services into rural areas. Bridging the rural digital divide would be one of their main goals and he wishes collaboration whit FAO on this

05/12/06
Meeting with the AGRIS group at CAAS

CGIAR and FAO Working together in Knowledge Sharing

It is only through the transfer and exchange of knowledge , both explicit and tacit, that research organizations can really have an impact on the global issues that are facing mankind in the third millennium. Towards this end, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) have joined forces, working collaboratively on several projects.

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