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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.
1November, 2019

IFIP General Assembly Elects New Officers

By |November 1st, 2019|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP held its major election for the year at the General Assembly (GA) in Kiev, Ukraine, earlier this month. A fruitful round of meetings included the elections of a VP, Treasurer-elect, Secretary and four Councillor representatives.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, said the federation has been working on a key strategy document, which will be launched in […]

1November, 2019

IFIP IP3 Presents Inaugural David O’Leary Award to Mary Cleary

By |November 1st, 2019|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Deputy CEO of the Irish Computer Society (ICS), Mary Cleary has won the inaugural David O’Leary Award in recognition of her ethical and professional leadership over many years. 

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and […]

1November, 2019

The Future of Digital Work: The Challenge of Inequality

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IFIP Joint Working Conference – December 10-11, 2020 

IFIP Working Groups 8.2 (Information Systems and Organization), 9.1 (ICT and Work) and 9.4 (Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries) will stage a Joint Working Conference in Hyderabad, India on 10-11 December 2020. 

The theme for the conference will be “The future of digital work: the challenge of […]

1November, 2019

Paris Workshop on AI and Women Empowerment

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Paris will be the venue for a workshop on 2nd November 2019 exploring “Artificial Intelligence and Women Empowerment”. 

This meeting will build upon work done by a number of partners concerning: 

gender issues in teaching computing, 
fair representation of women, and more broadly, 
the impact of AI on the United Nations Sustainable development goals (https://www.k4all.org/event/ijcai19/).

These questions […]

1November, 2019

IITPSA Announces Awards Finalists

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The Institute for Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has announced the finalists for the 2019 IITPSA President’s Awards, revealing a field of top veterans and innovators in the running for the ICT sector’s most coveted awards.

The prestigious IITPSA President’s Awards, which include the IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the year accolades, have recognised […]

31October, 2019

HCC14 Issues Call for Papers

By |October 31st, 2019|Events|0 Comments

The 14th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference has issued a Call for Papers, inviting potential speakers to submit a synopsis of their presentations for the September 2020 event, to be held in Tokyo, Japan.  

With the theme, “Human-Centric Computing in a Data-Driven Society”, HCC14 will explore topics exploring how those working with technology can […]

31October, 2019

Congress 2019 and Italian Digital Literacy Forum

By |October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 56th AICA Congress was held on 21-22 October at the Federico II University of Naples, organised in collaboration with the University of Naples. AICA is the Italian association that for over 50 years has been dedicated to the development of knowledge, training and digital culture. AICA is a member of IFIP, CEPIS and the […]

31October, 2019

ACM Creates Tech Policy Council to Provide Global Perspective on Critical Technology Issues

By |October 31st, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has formed a new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate the agenda for its policy activities around the globe. The newly-launched council will serve as the central convening point for ACM’s interaction with government organisations, the computing community, and the public in matters of public policy related to information technology and computing. The TPC […]

31October, 2019

First International Workshop on Interpretability: Methodologies and Algorithms

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The first Annual International Workshop on Interpretability: Methodologies and Algorithms – IMA 2019 will take place on 2nd December 2019 in Adelaide, Australia.

The event will be held in conjunction with the 32nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and 17th Australasian Data Mining Conference, slated for 2-5 December 2019 at the same location. 

For more information […]

31October, 2019

New ACM Europe Council Officers Named

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The ACM Europe Council has named Panagiota Fatourou as its new Chair. Fatourou, who will serve a two-year term through 30 June 2021, is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Crete and at the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH ICS), Greece. She has worked as a visiting Professor at Ecole […]