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IFIP is the leading global professional association for people working in Information and Communications Technologies and Sciences. Established by UNESCO in 1960 and recognised by the United Nations, IFIP represents ICT professional associations from 56 countries and regions with a total membership of over half a million. It also brings together more than 3,500 scientists from industry and academia, organising them into over 100 Working Groups and 13 Technical Committees which conduct research, develop standards and promote information sharing. Based in Austria, IFIP sponsors over 100 conferences each year, fostering the distribution of research and knowledge to academics and industry practitioners alike.
30March, 2021

BCS Warns Digital Vaccine Passports Must Not Put Everyday Rights at Risk

By |March 30th, 2021|Home Slider, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Creating a portable vaccine proof by adapting an app can be achieved technically – but comes with ethical and data privacy challenges, according to BCS, The UK’s Chartered Institute for IT.

The professional body has warned a situation may result where going to leisure venues around the UK could demand as much ‘linked data’ from us […]

30March, 2021

Shafi Goldwasser Receives L’Oréal-UNESCO Award

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Shafi Goldwasser, the RSA Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 2012 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient, has been named the laureate for North America in the 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Awards.

The award celebrates her groundbreaking work in cryptography, which has enabled secure communication and verification […]

30March, 2021

John Higgins CBE Announced as New President of BCS

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has elected John Higgins as its new President and Mayank Prakash as Deputy President at its recent AGM.

After his election, Mr Higgins urged government and business to “put IT to work to drive this recovery”.

“To recover and build back better from this terrible pandemic, we really need to double down […]

30March, 2021

IAPA Showcases Women in Analytics on IWD 2021

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Offers a part Scholarship for Women to Upskills

The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) this year celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 with a part-scholarship to study analytics at the Kaplan Business School.

Annette Slunjski, Managing Director, IAPA said Australian businesses can improve their competitive position by embracing diversity, especially in analytics, data science and […]

30March, 2021

“Unimagined Futures” Now Available

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Download the First of Two IFIP Jubilee Books


The first of two planned Jubilee Books to celebrate IFIP’s 60th Anniversary is now available for free download.

The title “Unimagined Futures: ICT Opportunities and Challenges” reflects the fact there were many futures in the past that happened without our having envisaged them, and there are multiple futures […]

30March, 2021

CLEI 2021 to be held in October 2021

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The Latin American Center for Computing Studies (CLEI) is seeking paper submissions for CLEI 2021, the Latin American Computing Conference, which will be held from 25-29 October 2021.

CLEI, a proud member of IFIP, has been organising the Latin American Computing Conference since 1974. The conference is a meeting point for hundreds of researchers, professionals, teachers […]

30March, 2021

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC15 in September 2022

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15th Human Choice and Computers Conference (HCC) to explore “Human Choice and Digital by Default: Autonomy vs Digital Determination”

Since the advent of COVID-19, whole sectors of the economy in many countries, or at least   those that can, have been working remotely, from home.  This has brought a whole new meaning to the maxim ‘digital by […]

30March, 2021

ACM Update – March 2021

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Computer History Museum Honors Tech Legend Raj Reddy

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University is one of the Computer History Museum’s 2021 Fellow Award honorees.

Reddy is the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. The Computer History Museum’s Fellow Awards recognize extraordinary individuals for […]

30March, 2021

TC9 Seeks Affiliated Groups Dedicated to ICT and Society

By |March 30th, 2021|IFIP, Research|0 Comments

Technical Committee 9 (TC9), which is dedicated to supporting research into ICT and Society, is preparing a handbook for current and future researchers. The TC’s active working groups will prepare histories of their various Working Group’s origins, summaries of their activities and publications, and an overview of their research opportunities and challenges.

TC9 would like to […]

30March, 2021

IFIP WG10.4 Stages First Workshop on Intelligent Vehicle Dependability and Security

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IFIP Working Group 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance) staged a virtual workshop on Intelligent Vehicle Dependability and Security (IVDS) from 29 Jan-1 Feb 2021, attracting over 60 attendees from 18 time zones spanning North America, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Taiwan.

The vision of the IVDS project is to realise highly dependable and secure operation […]