Events

29November, 2017

IFIP Confirms First Keynote for World Computer Congress (WCC) 2018

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IFIP has announced the first confirmed keynote speaker for next year’s World Computer Congress in Poznan, Poland, successfully attracting internationally-renowned computer scientist and researcher, Professor Wil van der Aalst to present a plenary session.

An expert in all areas relating to processes and data, Professor van der Aalst writes on business process management, process mining, data […]

29November, 2017

IFIP AI4KM Conference Co-located with IJCAI 17

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The 5th Artificial Intelligence for Knowledge Management (and Innovation) Conference – an activity of WG 12.6 – was colocated with IJCAI 17 in Melbourne.

The one-day conference took place 20th August and covered several fields of AI applied in various sectors. Proceedings are available at:

http://ifipgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ProceedingsAI4KM2017-2-EML2.pdf

The event included two local invited talks on Semantic Data Lake by […]

29November, 2017

ACS Celebrates Excellence in ICT with the 2017 Digital Disruptor Awards

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ACS – the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector – this month staged its annual Digital Disruptors Awards in Sydney in conjunction with its flagship Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit.

Now in its third year, the ACS Digital Disruptors Awards recognise the achievements and talent of individual ICT professionals and group ICT skills and service transformations across […]

29November, 2017

Inria Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

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Congratulations to Inria, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, which this year celebrates its jubilee.

Inria marked the occasion with a series of activities, culminating in a two day event in Paris from 7-8 November that encompassed meetings, presentations and strategic discussions on topics ranging from algorithms and privacy to artificial intelligence […]

29November, 2017

IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education 2018 Announces Call for Papers

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IFIP TC3 and its working groups will meet in Linz, Austria in June next year for OCCE.2018 to explore the challenges and opportunities in education emerging with the societal impact of digital technologies.

OCCE.2018 will be hosted by the Austrian Computer Society and people interested in presenting at the conference are invited to submit papers for […]

29November, 2017

CSZ Stages Annual Summer School

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It’s been a momentous month in Zimbabwe, and we’re not just talking about the political coup. From 15-18 November, the Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) staged its annual Summer School, one of the biggest events on the local ICT calendar.

While the Zimbabwe army was moving to place former President Mugabe under house arrest, the nation’s […]

29November, 2017

Histories of Computing in Eastern Europe

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The year and location of the next IFIP World Computer Congress (http://wcc2018.org) are an opportunity to consider the history of computing in its international context. Working Group 9.7 will take advantage of this with a workshop that reflects on how computing and informatics rely on the international community for innovation.

The 24th congress will be held […]

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

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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

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 – […]