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23December, 2017

IP3 Presents to Internet Governance Forum

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IFIP IP3 Chair Moira de Roche partnered with ACS President Anthony Wong and Australian cyber security expert, Professor Jill Slay, to present at the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva last week.

The two hour presentation was entitled, “Good Governance is a Professional Standard which builds Trust and Cybersecurity in the Entire Digital Ecosystem”. It explored issues […]

23December, 2017

XPRIZE Foundation Announces Top 10 Teams

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The XPRIZE Foundation has announced that 59 teams have been selected to move forward in the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition. The teams, which represent 14 countries, are developing vastly different technologies, all of which demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to tackle some of the world’s greatest […]

23December, 2017

IITPSA Names 2017 IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year

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Who’s who of SA celebrates 60 years of SA ICT excellence at glittering awards night

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has named Entelect CEO Shashi Hansjee as the 2017 IT Personality of the Year and Sasol CIO Alec Joannou as the Visionary CIO of the Year at the gala IITPSA 60th […]

22December, 2017

GI Elects Leadership Team for 2018-19

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Germany’s Society for Computer Science (GI) has elected its new leadership team for the next two years, choosing IFIP stalwart, Professor Dr. Michael Goedicke as Vice President.

Professor Goedicke, who is Vice Chair of IFIP TC 2 (Software: Theory and Practice), will support GI’s new President, Professor Dr. Hannes Federrath from the University of Hamburg. […]

22December, 2017

From IFIP President Mike Hinchey

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As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all our members a very Happy Christmas and festive season.

It’s been a year of significant highlights for many of our member societies, with IITPSA marketing its 60th Anniversary, ICS and INRIA celebrating their 50th Birthdays while the ACM marked the 50th […]

29November, 2017

IFIP Raises its Visibility in Promoting ICT Issues and Professionalism

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IFIP is now more able to engage with its member associations and groups to help promote ICT policy and industry professionalism globally after expanding its social media presence.

IFIP is now active on the three major social media platforms – Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter – and publishes articles and the monthly IFIP Insights online newsletter on […]

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

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics Forms Partnership with KNVI

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The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR) has joined forces with the Royal Dutch Foundation for IT and Information Professionals (KNVI).

KNVI is the largest and oldest association for IT and information professionals in the Netherlands. The new partnership will help FRR to achieve its mission to shape the future design, development and use of robotics in […]