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IFIP is the leading global professional association for people working in Information and Communications Technologies and Sciences. Established by UNESCO in 1960 and recognised by the United Nations, IFIP represents ICT professional associations from 56 countries and regions with a total membership of over half a million. It also brings together more than 3,500 scientists from industry and academia, organising them into over 100 Working Groups and 13 Technical Committees which conduct research, develop standards and promote information sharing. Based in Austria, IFIP sponsors over 100 conferences each year, fostering the distribution of research and knowledge to academics and industry practitioners alike.
1November, 2017

Irish Computer Society celebrates 50 years supporting IT in Ireland

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In October, the Irish Computer Society marked the culmination of its 50th anniversary celebrations with a very special black-tie event at Clontarf Castle. ICS CEO, Jim Friars said, “we are very proud that this year we welcome our 10,000th member to the society and look forward to the next 50 years and the next 10,000 members as […]

31October, 2017

IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) Conference – Call for Papers

By |October 31st, 2017|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, IoT - Internet of Things, WCC|0 Comments

The first cross-domain IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) Conference has issued a Call for Papers.

The IFIP IoT Conference will be held from 18-20 September 2018, as one of the streams within the World Computer Congress (WCC2018).

IoT is hot. Experts and organizations are addressing the topic in policy statements, papers and conferences.

While early developments focused […]

31October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader Presents to United Nations

By |October 31st, 2017|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki presented at the United Nations earlier this month on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we live.

Mr Ibaraki, who is a key decision-maker on the professionalism arm (IP3) of the global federation of ICT societies (IFIP) and who also founded […]

31October, 2017

The Ideas We Saw at NITC 2017

By |October 31st, 2017|Ethics, Events, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, Robotics|0 Comments

Last month’s SEARCC/NITC Conference in Colombo presented a valuable opportunity for delegates from across Sri Lanka and around the world to come together and share their knowledge and insights.

Here are a few of the lessons and ideas discussed by the event’s keynote speakers.
Saving the CIO
The first speaker of NITC 2017 was Dr Nick Tate – […]

31October, 2017

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC13

By |October 31st, 2017|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

Submissions Invited to Address Question of “ICT and Climate Change – What Can We Do?”

IFIP Technical Committee 9 (TC9) has announced a Call for Papers for its biennial Human Choice and Computers (HCC) Conference, HCC13, to be held in Poznan, Poland on 19-21 September 2018.

With the theme, “This Changes Everything”, HCC13 will explore a broad […]

31October, 2017

IFIP’s Oliver Burmeister Chosen as 2017 Ethics Expert by Prominent Journal

By |October 31st, 2017|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society publishes one paper each year by an international expert, inviting 3-4 other experts to write a 1,500 word response.

Last year, Ethics authority Oliver Burmeister was invited to be the expert for 2017 and submit an article on the topic, “Professional Ethics in the Information Age”. […]

31October, 2017

CSSL Launches International epihack Project to Fight Dengue Fever

By |October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Computer Society of Sri Lanka Facilitates Collaborative Hack Involving ICT and Health Experts

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) is partnering on an international hacking project to develop a solution for dengue fever, which is currently being experienced at ‘unprecedented’ levels across Sri Lanka.

According to the Red Cross, over 100,000 cases of dengue fever have […]

31October, 2017

ACM India Celebration Explores Future of Women in Computing Research

By |October 31st, 2017|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The ACM India Celebration of Women in Computing (AICWiC) http://www.aicwic2017.com held September 11-13 was hosted by the ACM-W Chennai Chapter and the School of Computing at SRM University. The Lady Ada Final Programming competition supported by ReliScore had more than 1,000 female participants across India. The winners were congratulated by Mukund Madhavan, President, ACM India […]

31October, 2017

Highlights of ACM Europe Conference in Barcelona

By |October 31st, 2017|ACM, Events, IFIP|0 Comments

Highlights of the ACM Europe Conference held in September are now available on video. Watch sessions from the High Performance Computing and Cybersecurity tracks, including panel discussions, a Turing Lecture by Silvio Micali and an HPC keynote talk by ACM Athena Lecturer Katherine Yelick. An album of photos from the event is also available.

On 7 September, a panel on […]

30October, 2017

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC13

By |October 30th, 2017|Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

Media Release

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC13
Submissions Invited to Address Question of “ICT and Climate Change – What Can We Do?”
Monday 30 October 2017 – The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) has announced a Call for Papers for its biennial Human Choice and Computers (HCC) Conference, HCC13, to be held in […]