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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.
27July, 2022

ANZ Societies Appoint New CEOs

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ITPNZ (IT Professionals New Zealand) and ACS (Australian Computer Society) have both appointed new CEOs this year after rigorous search processes.

New Zealand – Victoria MacLennan took over the reins at ITPNZ in March this year. She was previously Managing Director of OptimalBI.com (data and information specialists) and OptimalPeople.co.nz (financial services) alongside an equity and inclusion […]

27July, 2022

IFIP InterYIT Hosts Panel Session at WSIS Forum 2022

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IFIP leaders travelled to Geneva last month to attend the WSIS Forum 2022 organised by ITU. It was wonderful to attend in person and participate after a gap of almost two years.

As part of IFIP’s contribution, its International Young ICT Group – InterYIT – organised a Thematic session on Intellectual Property Rights for Information and […]

27July, 2022

UNESCO and Ai movement Join Forces to Build AI Capacity in Africa

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On July 7, 2022, UNESCO and the International Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ai movement of the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P) in Morocco signed a Strategic and Financial Partnership Agreement for a period of three years to develop a strategic cooperation for capacity building in AI in Africa.

Professor Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, Director of […]

27July, 2022

ACS IFIP Reps Gather in Sydney

By |July 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP representatives from the ACS (Australian Computer Society), the Australian member society of IFIP, attended a workshop in Sydney on 30 June 2022.

The group discussed the Mission of #IFIP, created under the auspices of UNESCO: to achieve the worldwide professional and socially responsible development and application of information and communication technologies.

Sharon Singh, secretary for TC3 – Education, shared a […]

27July, 2022

NCS Conference to Focus on ‘Smart, Secure and Sustainable Nation’

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The Nigeria Computer Society will stage its 2022 International Conference from 2-4 August 2022 at Abeokuta in Ogun State.

With an average of 2000 delegates, the International Conference has become the largest gathering of IT Professionals in Africa and has been pivotal in enabling the NCS to champion and promote IT development in Nigeria. 

The 2022 International […]

27July, 2022

ACM News

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View ACM’s 75th Anniversary Panels and Talks On Demand 

ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration was held June 10 in San Francisco. This memorable occasion was not only a remembrance of ACM’s past, but of its current and future endeavors with a full day of panels and speakers discussing some of the most significant topics in computer science […]

27July, 2022

ACS Launches 2022 Digital Pulse Report

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Australian tech job numbers continue to boom, with over 1.2 million people expected to be working in the sector by 2027, according to the new ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse 2022 report released in mid-July.

Digital Pulse 2022 reveals technology jobs are paying better than equivalent industries and proposes ways the nation can address the chronic IT worker shortage, […]

27July, 2022

30th General IFIP TC7 Conference on System Modeling and Optimization

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TC7 (System Modeling and Optimization) staged its biennial General Conference in Warsaw, Poland from 4-8 July 2022. 

Hosted at the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science at Warsaw University of Technology, the conference was organised under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Education and Science with the support of IBM and TD Synnex Company. The […]

27July, 2022

CLEI Announces New TC Reps

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CLEI, the Latin American Center for Informatics Studies, has announced its new line-up of national representatives to IFIP’s Technical Committees.

Headquartered in Chile, CLEI draws its membership from across South America and over the past 35 years has staged events in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Costa Rica, Peru, Mexico and Spain.

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27July, 2022

ACM Conferences and Events

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SIGGRAPH ’22, August 8—11

The Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques conference will again include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions, celebrating advancements in computer graphics, digital art, animation, visual effects, machine learning, artificial intelligence, immersive and mixed realities, scientific visualisation, and more. Featured speakers are 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award winner Pat […]