8:00 -9:00 a.m.
  • Welcome and Introductions: Angela Phillips Diaz and Thomas Hertel
  • Motivation and Overview of the Initiative: Thomas Hertel and Nelson Villoria
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Global Agricultural Land Cover and Land Use: Data and Applications Navin Ramankutty
  • A Global Perspective on Agricultural Irrigation: Stefan Siebert
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Coffee Break in Morgan Cafe
11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
  • Spatially Explicit Analysis of Agriculture, Poverty and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Stanley Wood
  • Agriculture and Land Use Change and Poverty in LaStin America: Glenn Hyman
  • Spatially Explicit Analysis of Agriculture and Poverty in Asia: Andrew Nelson
12: 30- 1:30 p.m.
  • Box Lunch in Morgan Center Cafe
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
  • The Role of Spatial Data in EU Agricultural Policy Analysis: Wolfgang Britz
  • Panel discussion: The Value of Spatial Data for Agriculture, Climate and Environmental Policy
  • Chaired by Yvan Biot, UK-DFID with Panelists Klaus Deininger, World Bank; Florent Gasc, African Climate Policy Center; Michael Obersteiner, IIASA
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Coffee break in Morgan Cafe
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
  • Panel discussion: Institutional design and sustainability of the project Chaired by William Martin, World Bank with Panelists Neilson Conklin, Farm Foundation; Sarahelen Thompson, USDA; John Latham, FAO
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Climate Data for Agricultural Analysis: Opportunities and Pitfalls: Noah Diffenbaugh
  • Forestry, Land Use and Climate Change: Brent Sohngen
  • Soils and the global carbon cycle: Robert Jackson
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Cocktail hour (Mann Hall 1st Floor Atrium)