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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.
19October, 2017

CSSL Launches International epihack Project to Fight Dengue Fever

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CSSL Launches International epihack Project to Fight Dengue Fever
Computer Society of Sri Lanka to Facilitate Collaborative Hack Involving ICT and Health Experts
Thursday 19 October – The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has announced an international hacking project to develop a solution for dengue fever, which is currently being experienced at ‘unprecedented’ levels across […]

11October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations

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IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations
 

Wednesday 11 October 2017 – New York USA – IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki will today present to the United Nations 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 […]

29September, 2017

NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP Meetings Wrap up Successfully in Colombo

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Nearly 1,000 people took part in this month’s highly successful NITC/SEARCC Conference and preceding IFIP/SEARCC meetings in Colombo.

IFIP, the global federation of national computer societies, and SEARCC, its SE Asian regional counterpart, both held annual general meetings for their key executives and decision-makers in the lead-up to the Computer Society of Sri Lanka’s (CSSL) […]

29September, 2017

Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader

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South African Moira de Roche Takes Over as Chair of IFIP IP3
The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), the ICT professionalism arm of IFIP, (International Federation for Information Processing), the global federation of national computer societies, has elected Moira de Roche as its new Chair.

Ms de Roche, who previously served as Vice Chair and has been […]

29September, 2017

IFIP Awards Honorary Membership to Leon Strous

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Former IFIP President Recognised for Extraordinary Contributions Over Many Years
 

The IFIP General Assembly, the peak decision-making body of the global federation of ICT professional associations, has awarded an Honorary Membership (HLM) to Leon Strous of The Netherlands.

Mr Strous, who is a senior policy advisor with De Nederlandsche Bank, was recognised by IFIP for his many […]

29September, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism

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IP3 Announces New Professional Standard for People Working in CyberSecurity roles
 

The professional standards arm of the global federation of ICT professional societies, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), has announced the first CyberSecurity Specialism for ICT professionals working in this critical discipline.

The Specialism, which is an add-on to IP3’s existing standards framework for ICT professionals, […]

29September, 2017

Planning Underway for WCC 2018 in Poland

By |September 29th, 2017|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing, has confirmed plans to stage its flagship event, the World Computer Congress 2018, at Poznań in Poland from 17-21 September next year.

To be held at the Poznań University of Technology, the multi-faceted event has attracted strong support from Poland’s Ministry of Digital Affairs and the Mayor of Poland.

In […]

28September, 2017

Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader

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Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader
South African Moira de Roche Takes Over as Chair of IFIP IP3
 

Thursday 28 September 2017 – The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), the ICT professionalism arm of IFIP, (International Federation for Information Processing), the global federation of national computer societies, has elected Moira de Roche as its new […]

25September, 2017

SEARCC and CSSL Host the Largest ICT Event Ever Held in Sri Lanka

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SEARCC and CSSL Host the Largest ICT Event Ever Held in Sri Lanka
 

Monday 25 September 2017 – SEARCC/NITC 2017 combined the regional SEARCC conference and Sri Lanka’s National IT Conference (NITC), drawing delegates from across Asia, the Pacific and Europe.

The conference was hosted by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), whose exemplary […]

22September, 2017

NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP Meetings Wrap up Successfully in Colombo

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NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP Meetings Wrap up Successfully in Colombo
Thursday 21 September 2017 – Colombo, Sri Lanka – Nearly 1,000 people took part in last week’s highly successful NITC/SEARCC Conference and preceding IFIP/SEARCC meetings in Colombo.

IFIP, the global federation of national computer societies, and SEARCC, its SE Asian regional counterpart, both held […]