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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.
29June, 2019

European Commission Releases 2019 DESI Report

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The European Commission this month released the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) Report, which monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness. 

Countries that have set up ambitious targets in line with the EU Digital Single Market Strategy and combined them with adapted […]

29June, 2019

IFIP Networking 2019

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IFIP Networking 2019 – the 18th event of the series, sponsored by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6), was held on the campus of Warsaw University of Technology in beautiful and exciting Warsaw – a capital of Poland from 20-22 May 2019. Over the past years, IFIP Networking conference has established itself as […]

29June, 2019

IFIP Networking Insights

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The IFIP Networking event series forms the flagship conference from IFIP TC6 – the Technical Committee on Communication Systems. It started in 2000 as a joint event of combining the Broadband Communications, Performance of Communication Networks, and High Performance Networking conferences, which date back partially to 1981. The main objectives of IFIP Networking are to […]

29June, 2019

In memory of James P.G. Sterbenz (1956-2019)

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In memory of James P.G. Sterbenz (1956-2019)

David Hutchison1, Jacek Rak2, Burkhard Stiller3


James P.G. Sterbenz received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, a B.S. in Computer Science, and an A.B. in Economics ‒ minors in Anthropology and Asian Studies ‒ from 1976 to 1980 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. James was later awarded a […]

28June, 2019

2nd IFIP International Internet of Things (IoT) Conference

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IoT is hot. Experts and organizations are addressing the topic in policy statements, papers and conferences. 

There are many aspects to be looked at when talking about IoT. Earlier developments were quite focused on the lower level aspects such as interfacing, communication protocols and standards, base platforms, energy efficiency and energy harvesting, smart devices and smart […]

28June, 2019

CACM Regional Special Section on East Asia and Oceania Call for Papers

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In 2018, Communications of the ACM debuted the first in a series of special sections designed to spotlight a region of the world with the goal of introducing readers to new voices, innovations, and technological research on a global scale. The most recent section, in the April 2019 issue, covered the Europe region.

CACM is now issuing a […]

28June, 2019

Geraldine Fitzpatrick, EPI Tutorial on HPC, ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee

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Knuth and Gödel Prizes Awarded at STOC Conference

SIGACT, ACM’s Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory, presented the Donald E. Knuth Prize to Avi Wigderson of the Institute for Advanced Study and the Gödel Prize to Irit Dinur of the Weizmann Institute of Science, at the 51st Annual Symposium on the Theory of Computing […]

28June, 2019

GECCO 2019, ITiCSE 2019, SIGIR 2019

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GECCO 2019, July 13 to 17, Prague, Czech Republic

The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference’s tracks include Evolutionary Machine Learning; Search-Based Software Engineering; Digital Entertainment Technologies and Arts; Real World Applications; and more. Scheduled keynoters are Raia Hadsell (DeepMind); Robert Babuska (Technical University of Delft); and Ingo Rechenberg (Technical University Berlin).





ITiCSE 2019, July 15 to 17, […]

28June, 2019

IITPSA honours top Eastern Cape IT Achievers

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The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Eastern Cape Chapter has recognised the province’s leading IT achievers at its gala annual dinner and awards in Port Elizabeth on 22 May 2019.

 With a strong focus on IT educators and students, as well as industry leaders, the awards named Jean Greyling, Associate Professor in the […]

30May, 2019

Tech and Humanitarian Leaders Gather in Geneva to Leverage AI for Good Global Summit (AIGGS)

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The 3rd annual AI for Good Global Summit (AIGGS) is being held this week in Geneva, Switzerland to provide a forum to identify practical applications of AI to help accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 2019 event – being run from 28-30 May, will highlight AI’s value in advancing education, healthcare […]