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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.
16March, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: IFIP IP3 Accredits First Non-English ICT Certification

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IFIP IP3 Accredits First Non-English ICT Certification
Information Processing Society of Japan’s CITP Scheme Now Recognised Internationally

Thursday 15 March 2018:  IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, has recognised the first non-English ICT Certification with the accreditation of the Information Processing Society of Japan’s (IPSJ) Certified Information Engineer (CITP) System.

IFIP’s International Professional Practice […]

28February, 2018

IFIP to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum

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IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session
IFIP will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing how greater professionalism in ICT is helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The world’s largest gathering of the international ‘ICT for Development’ community, WSIS Forum is […]

28February, 2018

New Data Breach Laws for Australia

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New data breach laws came into effect in Australia last week, making it mandatory for companies to report significant breaches.

Under the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, eligible businesses must notify the Australian Government via the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) if a data breach has occurred which is likely to result in “serious […]

28February, 2018

Open Conference of IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems

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IFIP Working Group 8.3 invites interested professionals to Ljubljana, Slovenia, for the 2018 Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support Systems from 13-15 June 2018.

The theme of the conference “DSS Research Delivering High Impacts to Business and Society” highlights the main purpose of the DSS: providing support to people and organisations faced with […]

28February, 2018

Successful Launch of “Slow Tech and ICT” in Milan

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Around 40 people crowded into Politeia

earlier this month for the official launch of “Slow Tech and ICT: A Responsible, Sustainable and Ethical Approach”, the new book by IFIP stalwarts, Diane Whitehouse and Norberto Patrignani.

Ms Whitehouse, who led IFIP Technical Committee 9 up until the end of last year and Mr Patrignani. Chair of IFIP’s […]

28February, 2018

SEARCC Executive Council meeting April 2018

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The South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation (SEARRC) will hold its first Executive Council meeting of 2018 in Tokyo, Japan on the 6th of April. The meeting will be hosted by SEARCC in partnership with The Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ).

SEARCC connects economies through its membership links with computer societies and ICT institutes across […]

28February, 2018

Watch Videos of Sessions from ACM India Annual Event 2018

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ACM India’s annual flagship event was held in Nagpur 15-17 February 2018. Leading computer science experts met to discuss trends in science and technology, and to celebrate ACM’s spirit and India’s accomplishments in computing.

Among the keynote presenters were 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Martin Hellman and 1986 ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Robert […]

28February, 2018

ACM and IEEE-CS Release First-Ever Global Cybersecurity Curricula Recommendations

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After an extensive two-year process, a joint task force led by ACM and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) has released a first-ever set of global curricular recommendations in cybersecurity education. This new set of guidelines, Cybersecurity Education Curriculum (CSEC2017), is designed to be the leading resource for comprehensive cybersecurity curricular content at the post-secondary level.

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28February, 2018

ACM Europe and Informatics Europe Release Education Strategy

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ACM Europe and Informatics Europe have collaborated on a report that builds on an earlier document, Informatics Education in Europe: Are We All in the Same Boat?. The new report, Informatics for All: The Strategy, aims to establish Informatics as an essential discipline for all, a subject available at all levels throughout the educational system. […]

28February, 2018

AI for Good Global Summit 2018, May 15 – 17, Geneva

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The AI for Good Global Summit will identify practical applications of AI and supporting strategies to improve the quality and sustainability of life on our planet. The summit, which is the leading United Nations platform for dialogue on AI, will continue to formulate strategies to ensure trusted, safe and inclusive development of AI technologies and […]