Events & opportunities

Past events

Launch: CGIAR Seed Product Market Segment (SPMS) Database

March 30, 2023

This virtual launch event will describe the work that went into building the CGIAR Seed Product Market Segment (SPMS) Database, and demonstrate how users can utilize it to sharpen breeding decisions and investments.

Tool demo & pre-launch: CGIAR’s online genotyping sample submission system

March 2, 2023

This virtual event will describe the benefits of the genotyping sample submission portal, how it works, how users can use the tool, and support provided by the Breeding Resources Initiative and Scriptoria.

Enterprise Breeding System 2023 Town Hall

January 31, 2023 to February 1, 2023

Join us to learn what the EBS is capable of, how and when more breeding programs will be able to adopt it, and the future of breeding IT in CGIAR breeding networks.

Accelerated Breeding Initiative: Update Session

December 8, 2022

This virtual event aims to build understanding, demonstrate what ABI is delivering, and hear your questions and feedback.

Breeding Resources Initiative Townhall

November 10, 2022

This virtual event aims to build understanding, demonstrate what Breeding Resources is delivering, and hear your questions and feedback.

EiB/Corteva Mini Symposium: Managing Genetic Information

September 14, 2022

Collaborating with Corteva, EiB and the Accelerated Breeding and Breeding Resources Initiatives are organizing a mini symposium to showcase and discuss best practices managing genotyping workflows and data analytics.

EIB-IRRI Rice Breeding Operations Workshop

August 8, 2022 to August 12, 2022

Operational leaders from rice breeding programs will discuss progress and strategies on improving breeding operations.

EiB BOND Webinar: Mechanization training for breeding operations

August 3, 2022

This training webinar features representatives from manufacturers presenting key features of their products. After attending this webinar, participants will be able to use the equipment in their operations, find training and support materials in the EIB toolbox, and understand how to find technical support.

Operational Excellence Webinar: Plan-Do-Study-Act, Standard Work and SOPs

July 26, 2022

In this webinar, learn about the Plan-Do-Study-Act improvement cycle, the concept of Standard Work and how to write SOPs.

NARES–CGIAR Genetic Innovation: Strengthening and Coordinating Engagement

June 27, 2022 to June 28, 2022

CGIAR and national partner leadership meet in a two-day in-person event to clarify objectives of the six Genetic Innovation Initiatives, receive feedback from NARES leadership on how CGIAR could better engage with partners for more impact, and map out an Aide Memoire.