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2022 | Timings: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Landmark CentreLagos, Nigeria

Jennifer Woodward-Greene
Chief at USDA ARS National Agricultural Library Indexing & Informatics Branch

Profile

M. Jennifer Woodward-Greene is the USDA ARS National Agricultural Library Indexing and Informatics Branch Chief, applying artificial intelligence for automated indexing (i.e. machine learning, natural language processing, controlled vocabularies, regular expressions, validation, etc.), and publishing the USDA’s National Agricultural Library Thesaurus. She has a doctorate in bioinformatics and computational biology from George Mason University, with a master of science in animal nutrition (environmental dairy nutrition) and a bachelor of animal science with honors, both from the University of Maryland. She developed software methods and a collection protocol for digital image phenotype collection in livestock as part of the USAID Feed the Future Livestock Improvement project (www.ars.usda.gov/AGIN). She brings state-of-the-art technical skills, and a solid background and understanding of biological science, research, and livestock and crop production issues, and has worked in government and policy, Federal budget and procurement, grants administration, and for the science education/outreach arm of the Marketing Department of a publicly traded, international organic food company.

Agenda Sessions

  • Role of artificial intelligence in agricultural productivity and profitability in West Africa.

    11:00am