The Swiss Informatics Society (SI) just celebrated its 40th anniversary. We received our esteemed members and representatives from our partner organisations, among them IFIP’s General Secretary Anatolii Marushchak, on Friday 17 November at Hotel Schweizhof in Bern for an anniversary celebration. While looking back on our 40 years of history with IT in Switzerland, we […]
Pupils must learn to work with AI tools, like ChatGPT, understanding their strengths and limitations, so they can succeed in life and help Britain compete in the global marketplace, the professional body said.
To do this, young people need a new alternative digital literacy qualification with an emphasis on AI and other modern digital skills. BCS […]
In an effort to form a single global body to govern artificial intelligence technology, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced a 39-person advisory board to help the United Nations determine what global rules are needed to oversee AI.
Included on this board is ACM Fellow, former ACM President, and current Co-Chair of the ACM Publications Board, […]
Caption: 2024-25 ACS President Helen McHugh with outgoing President Dr Nick Tate
Helen McHugh will become the next President of ACS (Australian Computer Society) after a vote earlier this month at the ACS National Congress. She will be the second woman to hold the role after Brenda Aynsley, who led the organisation during 2014-15.
McHugh, who has […]
IFIP TC12.6 and TC12.11, in collaboration with the School of Computer Science, University of Galway, organised the “AI for Sustainability” workshop at ECAI 2023 in Krakow, Poland from 30 September to 1 October 2023.
Motivation: Artificial Intelligence generates a twofold effect: it produces various kinds of waste and has the potential to help addressing the sustainability […]
2023 Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded at SC23
An eight-member team drawn from American and Indian institutions has been awarded the 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “Large-Scale Materials Modeling at Quantum Accuracy: Ab Initio Simulations of Quasicrystals and Interacting Extended Defects in Metallic Alloys.” The ACM Gordon Bell Prize tracks the progress of parallel […]
The University of North Texas hosted the two day IFIP International Internet of Things (IFIP-IoT) Conference on 2-3 November 2023. The event consisted of 63 technical talks, four keynotes, one expert panel, one Women in Engineering (WiE) panel, one Student Research Forum (SRF) and a Research Demo Session (RDS).
The technical scope of IFIP-IoT is multidisciplinary […]
PRO-VE 2023, the 24th IFIP/Socolnet Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, held in Valencia, Spain from 27-29 September 2023, was a great success.
Thank you to Professor Angel Ortiz for hosting us and making this conference an excellent venue to exchange ideas and re-connect. We participated in the following activities:
Special Session on Enterprises and Human Integration towards Industry […]
CoNEXT 2023, 5—8 December 2024
The International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies will be a major forum for presentations and discussions of novel networking technologies that will shape the future of Internetworking. The conference is single track and features a high-quality technical program with significant opportunities for individual and small-group technical and social interactions […]
The annual AI for Good Global Summit, the leading UN platform for dialogue on AI, will be held in Geneva from 30-31 May 2024.
Organised by ITU and co-convened with the Government of Switzerland, the summit will explore AI’s potential to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals.
Register here to play your part in helping to shape the […]