16August, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Yasas Abeywickrama, President, CSSL

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Yasas Abeywickrama, President, Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) explains why CSSL has chosen to increase its level of involvement within IFIP.

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka has been in existence for 40 years, four decades, and we’ve been working with SEARCC and IFIP for a very long time. As the Sri Lankan IT industry […]

31July, 2017

INTERACT 2017 in Mumbai in September

By |July 31st, 2017|Events, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

Some of the world’s greatest experts in Human Computer-Interaction (HCI) will gather in Mumbai in September for INTERACT 2017, the 16th Conference of IFIP Technical Committee 13.

Hosted by the Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay from 25-29 September, the multi-faceted event will include two days of pre-conference workshops, field trips, a symposium on HCI Research […]

31July, 2017

Your Chance to Contribute to Global EA Research

By |July 31st, 2017|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

An international survey on the use of Enterprise Architecture (EA) as a management tool is being conducted out of the Netherlands.

All IFIP members, your colleagues and peers are invited to participate in the research, which seeks to enhance the effectiveness of EA.

According to Dr Martin can den Berg, one of four  researchers behind the […]

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

The Good ICT Society – A Great Read from Gunilla Bradley

By |June 30th, 2017|IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP congratulates Gunilla Bradley on the publication of her latest book, “The Good ICT Society: From Theory to Actions”, which is now available for sale on Amazon.com.

The first woman to win the coveted Namur Award from IFIP WG 9.2 for an outstanding contribution with international impact to awareness of the social implications of ICT, Gunilla […]

30June, 2017

IITPSA Awards Bursary to Female ICT Student

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IITPSA has achieved many milestones over the past few years, including professional body recognition by SAQA and accreditation by IP3, achieving a member base of just under 8,000 members and turning 60 this year (to name but a few). However, the milestone we are most proud of is that this year, for the first time […]

30June, 2017

WITFOR 2016 Outcomes Continue to Grow

By |June 30th, 2017|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

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, […]

30June, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches New Accreditation Guide

By |June 30th, 2017|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

New Simplified Guide Supports Schemes Seeking to Recognise ICT Professionals

The IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) – the body focused on professional standards for the global ICT industry –launched a new, simplified Guide for Accrediting Schemes to Recognise ICT Professionals at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum (WSIS) 2017 in Geneva. […]