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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.
27March, 2024

BCS Announces Alastair Revell as New President

By |March 27th, 2024|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

BCS, The UK’s Chartered Institute for IT has named Alastair Revell as its new President. Alastair has held senior volunteer roles in BCS for a decade and runs a successful professional services and IT consultancy firm.

He takes over from Gillian Arnold FBCS, who remains an active leader at BCS as Immediate Past President. Daljit Rehal […]

27March, 2024

IFIP Honours Past President Mike Hinchey

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On behalf of IFIP President Anthony Wong and the broader IFIP community, General Secretary, Anatolii Marushchak presented a trophy to Mike Hinchey in recognition of his services as IFIP President from 2016 – 2022. 

Professor Hinchey served in various leadership roles within IFIP for more than two decades. 

The meeting on Sunday 3rd March 2024 coincided with […]

27March, 2024

Nominate Now for IFIP Awards

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you know an IFIP colleague who deserves greater recognition? If so, consider nominating them for an IFIP Award. The IFIP Executive Committee has extended the deadline to submit for IFIP Awards until 15 June 2024. 

There are currently three awards open for nomination: 

Auerbach Award 2024
IFIP Fellow 2024 
IFIP Service Award 2024

All nominations must be […]

27March, 2024

ACS Names Fellows and Honorary Life Members for 2023

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACS (Australian Computer Society) has announced four Honorary Life Members (HLMs) and 18 Fellows for 2023.

Dr Rod Dilnutt, Professor Michael Johnson, Dr Ian Oppermann and Arnold Wong have been named Honorary Life Members for their contributions to the work of the ACS.

Dr Rod Dilnutt has contributed to ACS as an innovator and one who has […]

27March, 2024

Progressing an International Standard for Advanced IT Professionals

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) recently joined forces with IFIP IP3 and ISO/IEC JTC1/SC7/WG20 for a workshop to discuss efforts towards an International Standard for Advanced IT Professionals. The event was staged during IPSJ’s 86th National Convention, which took place from 15-17 March 2024 at Kanagawa University.
ISO/IEC 24773 is an ISO standard that […]

27March, 2024

WG 10.4 Concludes Multi-Year Project on Intelligent Vehicle Dependability and Security

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intelligent autonomous vehicles hold great promise for relieving the tedium of driving while simultaneously reducing the tragic injury and death toll on the roads. However, the headlong rush to be the first to market, without adequate safety and security considerations of life-critical control system design, could cause irreparable public harm and set back the promise […]

27March, 2024

IFIP Congratulates Dr Pieter Hogenbirk on his Knighthood

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP TC3 is delighted to announce that Dr Pieter Hogenbirk, a current member and past chair of IFIP TC3 WG3.1, has been awarded the honour of Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
The Royal honour was bestowed for his outstanding contribution to innovation in education and for his support in introducing digital technology, STEM and internationalisation […]

27March, 2024

ACM News

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Communications of the ACM” Relaunched as Web-First Publication 

ACM has relaunched Communications of the ACM (CACM), the organization’s flagship magazine, as a web-first publication. The web-first model allows CACM to publish articles more rapidly than before so that readers can keep abreast of the lightning-fast changes in the computing field. At the same time, researchers can […]

27March, 2024

IFIP WG 5.15 Stages 8th ITDRR Conference 

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami struck a large coastal area of the northern part of the main island of Japan, including the coast of the Iwate prefecture, on Friday 11 March 2011. From our experiences in helping part of the affected area by using IT for crisis response and disaster management, we established […]

27March, 2024

WG 12.13 Seeks Papers for November Event

By |March 27th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP Working Group 12.13 (AI4GS) will stage the first of a series of conferences dedicated to AI for Global Security in Paris, France on 19th November 2024.  

There are some very specific challenges that AI presents in the context of national defence and security that need to be addressed. 

They include, without being exclusive:

Transparency and Interpretability, 
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