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31October, 2017

CSSL Launches International epihack Project to Fight Dengue Fever

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Computer Society of Sri Lanka Facilitates Collaborative Hack Involving ICT and Health Experts

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) is partnering on an international hacking project to develop a solution for dengue fever, which is currently being experienced at ‘unprecedented’ levels across Sri Lanka.

According to the Red Cross, over 100,000 cases of dengue fever have […]

30August, 2017

IITPSA Celebrates 60 Years

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The Institute of IT Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA) this year marks 60 years in 2017 and is planning several events to celebrate its anniversary, including a Gala Dinner in November for its Annual Awards Night.

The IITPSA was founded in 1957 as the South African Computer Society by Cecil John Aspinall along with local members […]

31July, 2017

Estonia to Drive Digital Services While Chairing EU Council

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Estonia’s President Kersti Kaljulaid has signalled that digital innovation in public services is high on her agenda for her six month stint as Chair of the Council of the European Union.

Estonia took over the revolving chair on 1 July and will bring its leadership in digital services to the role.

A nation of just […]

30June, 2017

The Summit of AI for Social Good

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IFIP IP3 Vice Chair and Founding Chair of IFIP’s Global Industry Council, Stephen Ibaraki, played a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the first AI for Good Global Summit. The following article was written for IDG IT World by David P O’Leary and is reprinted with permission.

I am just back from the first […]

30June, 2017

Vale Stefano Rodotà

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IFIP pays tribute to the life and work of Professor Stefano Rodotà, who died earlier this month.

An Italian lawyer and politician known for speaking his mind, Rodotà left Parliament in 1994 and returned to university teaching. In 1997, he became the first president of the Privacy Authority and remained there until 2005. He co-authored […]

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

CSSL Partners with ACS to Launch Digital Library

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has partnered with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) to license the ACS Digital Library for its members.

The arrangement gives CSSL members discounted access to ACS digital products and services ranging from ICT Leaders Vodcasts to a broad cross-section of professional development content.

The Vodcasts include interviews and presentations involving […]

28April, 2017

IFIP Launches YouTube Video Channel

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To increase access to IFIP experts and provide new ways for people to learn more about what IFIP is doing, we have launched the IFIP YouTube Channel showcasing recent interview segments with key people.

Initially, the site features interviews with IFIP President Mike Hinchey on his vision for the international association and IFIP IP3 Chair Brenda […]

28April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Brenda Aynsley, IP3 Chair on Participation at UN/ ITU WSIS

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Brenda Aynsley, Chair, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) discusses IP3’s participation and involvement at the UN/ITU’s WSIS Forum and its positive influence on global ICT initiatives and goals. 

 

IP3 has been represented prominently at events at the United Nations and at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). What is the significance of this involvement?

Well, […]

24April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Mike Hinchey, IFIP President on IFIP’s global relevance and impact

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IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, speaks about how IFIP is changing to maintain its relevance and impact globally. Mike shares how his extensive professional career will enable him to maximize his contribution to IFIP.

 

How is IFIP changing to maintain its relevance and impact?

We’re having the great opportunity now to bring in new members. We’ve changed our […]