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Harvest Outreach & Stakeholder Interaction Day

Event Details

Please join us for our Outreach and Stakeholder Interaction Day, during which we will introduce the NASA Harvest Consortium as well as its high-level goals and our strategy for attaining them. This day will be an opportunity to increase awareness, form new connections, and strengthen existing relationships across Harvest.

Through select presentations, panels, and discussion, we will highlight Harvest's early achievements and impact while looking ahead together at the challenges and opportunities before us.

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About NASA Harvest: Harvest aims to advance the awareness, use, and operational uptake of satellite-based Earth observations to empower decisions that support food security, stable markets, economic progress, and sustainable, resilient crop production. Harvest works both domestically and internationally, on food security and large-scale agriculture, from field to global scales, working at the intersection of Earth observation, land science, social science, and policy. 

Proposed Speakers & Panelists:

  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine
  • Dr. Joseph Glauber, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI, Former Chief Economist of USDA
  • Mr. Martin Owor, Commissioner, Office of the Prime Minister Uganda
  • Prof. Matt Hansen, UMD Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) Lab
  • Prof. David Lobell, Stanford Center on Food Security and the Environment
  • Dr. Jim Verdin, Program Manager for FEWS NET, US Agency for Development
  • Deputy Regional Director, Growth and Innovation, Africa, Lutheran World Relief
  • Prof. Chris Funk, UCSB Climate Hazards Group
  • Mr. Esteban Copati, Buenos Aires Grain Exchange
  • Dr. Sylvain Coutu, Senior Agro Underwriter, Product and R&D Manager, Swiss Re
  • Mr. Ian Jarvis, GEOGLAM Programme Director
  • Dr. William Salas, Chief Scientist, Applied Geosolutions
  • Prof. Inbal Becker-Reshef, UMD; Harvest Program Director

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Event Date
Jun 25, 2019
Event Time
8:30am-5:00pm, + Evening Reception (TBC)
Event Location
NASA Headquarters 300 E St. NW Washington, DC 20546