Events

31July, 2017

Countdown to NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP General Assembly in Sri Lanka

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Over 30 countries expected to be represented at NITC 2017 in September
The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has assembled an impressive line-up of speakers for the upcoming NITC 2017 (National IT Conference), which is being held in conjunction with the IFIP General Assembly and SEARCC Conference in mid-September.

With around 100 prominent experts visiting […]

30June, 2017

World Biggest Education Technology Conference to Explore the Benefits of Computer Games for Learning and Assessment

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IFIP WCCE2017 to Learn How Computer Games Can Develop Problem-Solving, Creativity & More

The use of computer games to support the learning and assessment of 21st century competencies will be the focus of a keynote by Professor Valerie Shute at next week’s World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) 2017.

The largest conference focused on the use […]

30June, 2017

CSSL Predicting Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Event for NITC/SEARCC/IFIP Event

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) is expecting a record 1,200 registrations for its National IT Conference (NITC) this year thanks to the combined drawing effect of the IFIP General Assembly and SEARCC Conference, which are being held at the same time.

With around 100 prominent internationals visiting Colombo for the joint events, CSSL […]

30June, 2017

WITFOR 2016 Outcomes Continue to Grow

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The latest update from Springer Publishing shows that downloads of papers presented at last year’s World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 in Costa Rica have continued to grow.

At last count, there had been 3,959 chapter downloads of the WITFOR proceedings since they were published online in August last year. According to a recent Springer Report, […]

29June, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: World Education Technology Conference to Explore the Benefits of Computer Games for Learning and Assessment

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Media Release

World Education Technology Conference to Explore the Benefits of Computer Games for Learning and Assessment

IFIP WCCE2017 to Learn How Computer Games Can Develop Problem-Solving, Creativity & More

Thursday 29 June 2017: The use of computer games to support the learning and assessment of 21st century competencies will be the focus of a keynote by […]

31May, 2017

Eugene H. Spafford Wins 2017 Kristian Beckman Award

By |May 31st, 2017|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP Congratulates Eugene H. Spafford on winning the prestigious Kristian Beckman Award.

A professor of Computer Sciences at Purdue University in Indiana, USA, Spafford is also the founder and Executive Director Emeritus of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. He is presenting this week at the 32nd International Conference on […]

31May, 2017

ICT Leaders to Meet in Sri Lanka

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Thought leaders from across the ICT industry and profession will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka in September for the combined National IT Conference, SEARCC Conference and IFIP General Assembly.

Hosted by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), the combined event will bring more than 75 international experts from 50 different countries to Colombo, joining […]

31May, 2017

AI For Good Global Summit Kicks Off in June

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The AI for Good Summit is fast approaching—and you’re not going to want to miss this historic gathering. The goal of the summit is to propose strategies for the development of AI applications and systems to help address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with focus on four central themes:

Privacy, Ethics and Societal Challenges
Common Good […]

31May, 2017

WCCE Attracts Stellar Line-up

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The World Conference for Computers in Education (WCCE 2017) is shaping up as the educational event of the year. With the theme, “Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone”, the conference is organised by IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) and hosted by the Irish Computer Society (ICS).

The event, from 3-6 July in Dublin Ireland, features keynote […]

28April, 2017

IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing

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Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair of the IFIP Global Industry Council (GIC) and Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), last week chaired and presented a keynote address at the UN Headquarters New York ITU Briefing on the “AI for Good Global Summit”.

The briefing was a resounding success by all measures with high […]