Events & opportunities

Upcoming events

Operational Excellence webinar: Root cause analysis and the 5 Whys method

January 19, 2022

Have you ever become frustrated by facing the same problem over and over again, despite repeated attempts to solve it? This EiB webinar aims to teach methods to get to the root cause of the issues you face in the workplace, and learn about how they have been put into practice in the Crop Health Improvement project at the International Rice Research Institute.

Past events

Enterprise Breeding Live Demos

December 2, 2021

The Enterprise Breeding System is organizing two demo sessions for the CGIAR and NARES breeding community to see how the software can be used to run key parts of a breeding workflow.

EiB Webinar: Operational logistics in a hybrid potato breeding company

December 2, 2021

This session presents how a hybrid potato breeding company manages the logistics such as moving materials, organizing trials, quality assurance, and more.

Operational Excellence Webinar: Learn about the Eight Wastes

November 23, 2021

Learn about nonvalue added activity and how to identify it by looking for the Eight Wastes in your processes.

EiB Virtual Meeting 2021

November 16, 2021 to November 24, 2021

Following last year’s EiB Virtual Meeting 2020: Sharing Excellence, CGIAR Excellence in Breeding invites you to: Inspire » Implement » Impact: EiB Virtual Meeting 2021

Enterprise Breeding System Town Hall

October 26, 2021

What is the Enterprise Breeding System software and how can you get involved?

2nd African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) Conference

October 25, 2021 to October 30, 2021

The APBA in partnership with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and several other institutions announce the second Conference of the APBA (#APBAConf2021). The conference will be hosted both virtually and in-person at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda from October 25-30, 2021.

Workshop: How to set up a modern plant breeding program

October 25, 2021

Meet the CGIAR-EiB regional team, learn about current approaches to modernize breeding programs. Oct 25, 12-2 PM Kigali time

Operational Excellence: IRRI and 5S

October 20, 2021

Join EiB, IRRI and Experiential Excellence LLC for the inaugural webinar on Operational Excellence.

EiB Webinar: Precision phenotyping technologies: from idea to global deployment

September 7, 2021

This webinar will discuss the various keys to success that the Corteva team has discovered to deliver numerous phenotyping solutions at industry scale. Real-life examples of both successes and failures will illustrate what has become the pattern within the organization to drive new precision phenotyping technologies from idea to global deployment.

EiB & Corteva mini-symposium: Lessons learned from the centralization of breeding operations

August 3, 2021

Join us as the Corteva team presents concepts of centralized operations, with seed production as an example, in the context of their current breeding structure including benefits, opportunities and challenges they faced to in implementation. After Corteva's presentations EiB team will coordinate a panel and breakout sessions promoting open discussions among key CGIAR leaders on the implications of centralization, and how to apply the learning from industry in the context of OneCGIAR.