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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.
29September, 2022

ACM Conferences and Events

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ESWEEK 2022, 7—14 October (hybrid)

Embedded Systems Week (ESWEEK) is the premier event covering all aspects of hardware and software design for intelligent and connected computing systems, bringing together three leading conferences (CASES, CODES+ISSS, EMSOFT), and two symposia (MEMOCODE, NOCS). Subjects covered will include quantum control, confidential computing, embedded machine learning, and more. Keynote speakers are […]

29September, 2022

NCS Events

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Workshop on AI and Data Science for Smart Business Management 

NCS is running a three-day workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Smart Business Management, to be held from 4-6 October at the University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

The workshop aims to provide essential skills and advanced knowledge in the fields of AI and Data […]

29September, 2022

KNVI Presents ‘Smart Humanity’, Translated by AI

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Dutch Computer Society, KNVI, took the opportunity of IFIP’s General Assembly to present the book ‘Smart Humanity’, which has been translated into English using AI.
The Translation Process – Some Difficulty with Dates
No modifications were made to the translated text, apart from year numbers and word and sentence breaks that the program had some trouble with, […]

24August, 2022

IFIP Stalwart A Min Tjoa Awarded Austrian Medal of Honour

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IFIP congratulates long serving Executive Committee member, A Min Tjoa on being awarded the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art by the Republic of Austria. This extraordinary award is given exclusively to people who “have achieved general recognition and an outstanding name through particularly high achievements in science or art”. 

An exceptional researcher, promoter of […]

24August, 2022

BCS Appoints Rashik Parmar as Chief Executive

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has announced the appointment of Rashik Parmar as it new Group CEO.

Rashik, formerly VP Technology for IBM in EMEA, takes over from acting CEO Rob Deri, who remains part of the senior executive team. He will take up his post at BCS on 1 October this year.

Over four decades […]

24August, 2022

Tech Workers Adopt “Quiet Quitting”

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Tech workers are increasingly looking to find purpose in their jobs and a more sustainable workload, and the “quiet quitting” phenomenon can be seen as a positive for the sector, according to a number of experts.

The concept of quiet quitting emerged as a trend on TikTok in recent weeks.

It involves workers simply switching off their […]

24August, 2022

NCS Calls for Investment in Technology to Address Nigeria’s National Security Challenges

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Worried about the rising rate of insecurity across the country, Nigerian ICT experts have called on that country’s government to step up its game by deploying smart and secure emerging technologies to curb national security challenges in the country.

They stressed that the government and corporate organisations must invest in the deployment of emerging technologies like […]

24August, 2022

ACM News

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A.M Turing Award Recipients Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan Deliver Their Turing Lectures

Ed Catmull, computer scientist and former president of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, and Pat Hanrahan, a founding employee at Pixar and Stanford University professor, received the 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award for fundamental contributions to 3-D computer graphics and the revolutionary impact […]

24August, 2022

BCS Bytes

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Alliance for Data Science Professionals

BCS is a leading member of the Alliance for Data Science Professionals. In July, the  first cohort of data scientists to complete the Alliance’s new, defined standard of professionalism was celebrated at a graduation ceremony at the Royal Society in London. 

UK Digital Strategy

The UK Digital Strategy, published last month, featured a […]

24August, 2022

WONS 2023 Announces Call for Papers

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After two years on-line, IFIP WONS (30 Jan-1 Feb 2023) will return to where it all began: Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, in the wonderful setting of the Dolomiti di Brenta mountains, part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. 

WONS was born in 2004 from an intuition of Mario Gerla, Renato Lo Cigno, and other researchers: setting […]