Ethics

31October, 2017

The Ideas We Saw at NITC 2017

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

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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”. […]

17May, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE (updated): WannaCry Ransomware Attack a Wake-Up Call

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Tuesday 17 May 2018 – The WannaCry ransomware attack that has impacted an estimated 300,000 users in 150 countries is a wake-up call for both government and business, said the global body for ICT professionals.

Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), today warned that WannaCry was only the latest in a series […]

30October, 2016

IFIP IP3 to Present at Ministers Forum in Sydney

By |October 30th, 2016|Ethics, Events, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), IFIP’s professionalism arm, will present at a strategic, invitation-only Ministers Forum in Sydney, Australia at the end of November, one of a series of events being held to coincide with the Australian Computer Society’s Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit on 1 December 2016.

During the Minister’s Forum, IP3 will present a […]

25October, 2016

IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the World Standardization Assembly

By |October 25th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

Media Release  
IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the
World Standardization Assembly
Tuesday 25 October 2016 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems will be the focus when Professor Mike Hinchey, president of the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) presents at this week’s ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) in Tunisia.

Professor […]

19September, 2016

New IT Professionalism Body in Europe

By |September 19th, 2016|CEPIS, Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

CEPIS has launched IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE), a network of organisations committed to furthering IT professionalism in Europe. ITPE highlights the need to implement pragmatic solutions. It provides its members with information and visibility, in a collective endeavour to promote best practice in IT professionalism and drive its development in Europe. ITPE organises national briefings […]

4July, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

By |July 4th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|2 Comments

12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”

Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater Manchester from 7-9 September this year.

The conference, which will be the first to explore […]

28June, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

By |June 28th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

Media Release
World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality
12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”
Tuesday 28 June 2016: Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater […]

18March, 2016

IFIP President Says Collaboration is Key

By |March 18th, 2016|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP President Leon Strous has highlighted the importance of collaboration to achieving success in the digital economy during an address to last month’s 78th National Convention of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) in Tokyo.

Mr Strous told delegates that the increasing complexity, interdependence and cross-border nature of large-scale IT systems and infrastructures creates additional […]

17March, 2016

World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 Confirms Keynote Speakers

By |March 17th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

Tuesday 15 March 2016: WITFOR 2016, the World Information Technology Forum focused on progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has announced four keynote speakers to headline the event being held in Costa Rica this September.

Organised by the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), WITFOR 2016 brings together senior policy-makers, […]