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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.
1September, 2018

ICT Profession Mourns Brenda Aynsley

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Tributes have poured in from across the international ICT community after the death earlier this month of Brenda Aynsley, the immediate past chair of IFIP IP3 and a former president of ACS (Australian Computer Society).

A passionate advocate of ICT professionalism, ethics and diversity, Brenda was a Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS and […]

1September, 2018

Countdown to WCC2018

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Final preparations are underway for the World Computer Congress 2018 (WCC2018), IFIP’s flagship event involving more than a dozen conferences, symposia and workshops in addition to an impressive line-up of invited keynote speakers.

To be held from 17-21 September in Poznan, Poland, WCC2018 brings together some of the world’s foremost authorities in the areas of data […]

1September, 2018

WCC2018 to feature IP3 Framework Workshops

By |September 1st, 2018|Events, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) will host two sessions at the upcoming World Computer Congress (WCC2018) to discuss the role and application of Skills Frameworks.

The first session on Tuesday 18 September is a “Frameworks Overview” while on Friday 21 September the focus will be “Frameworks Implementation”.

Skills frameworks are essential to maintaining professional […]

31August, 2018

IP3 Promotes Duty of Care

By |August 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An article by IFIP IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, on “Duty of Care and Artificial Intelligence” has been highlighted on the ITU website in the lead-up to its premier event, ITU Telecom World, being held in South Africa in September.

Ms de Roche is an invited speaker at this event, where she  will address the topic […]

31August, 2018

12th WISTP to Explore Security Issues

By |August 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 12th WISTP International Conference in Information Security Theory and Practice (WISTP’2018) will be held at the “Palais des académies” in Brussels, Belgium, 10-11 December 2018.

Organized by IFIP Working Group 11.2 “Pervasive Systems Security” and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the conference will feature a session dedicated to presenting the many activities of WG11.2.

Future […]

31August, 2018

SEARCC International Schools Software Competition 2018 to be Held in Australia

By |August 31st, 2018|Events|0 Comments

SEARCC (South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation) is partnering with ACS (Australian Computer Society) to host the 2018 International Schools Software Competition (ISSC) in Brisbane, Australia at St John’s Anglican College.

SEARCC’s annual global software coding competition for school students, ISSC will bring together teams from several South East Asian countries to take part in the […]

31August, 2018

CSSL Prepares for NITC 2018

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) will stage its flagship National IT Conference from 2-4 October in Colombo.

The theme this year is “it Changes Everything”, referring to the quote from Steve Jobs at the iPhone launch in 2007.  CSSL President Yasas Abeywickrama said, “Anyone who is enthusiastic about ICT recognises its potential to change everything […]

31August, 2018

Upcoming ACM Events

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MOBILEHCI 2018, 3 to 6 September, Barcelona, Spain

The 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services has as its theme “Beyond Mobile: the Next 20 Years”. Invited speakers are Cynthia Breazeal (Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab and Chief Experience Officer, Jibo, Inc.) giving a talk on social robots, and James A. Landay […]

31August, 2018

ACM Awards 2018 ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships

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Linda Gesenhues (pictured left) of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Markus Höhnerbach (pictured right) of RWTH Aachen University have been named recipients of the 2018 ACM-IEEE CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Gesenhues is being recognized for her work on finite element simulation of turbidity currents with an emphasis on non-Newtonian fluids. Höhnerbach […]

31August, 2018

Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2018

By |August 31st, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

The sixth Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will provide a platform for 200 selected young researchers to exchange ideas with renowned laureates in mathematics and computer science.

Recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize in Computing, the Abel Prize, the Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize will inspire young researchers in a week-long […]