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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.
20December, 2019

Exploring AI and its Social Impact

By |December 20th, 2019|IFIP, Research|0 Comments

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, addressed industry leaders and academics on the subject of “AI and its Social Impact” earlier this month during a visit to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Professor Hinchey, who is also President of the Irish Computer Society and Emeritus Director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, was in Australia as […]

20December, 2019

ACS Announces New Early Stage Tech Investment Fund

By |December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, has announced plans to facilitate a new early stage tech investment fund.

The fund, announced by ACS President Yohan Ramasundara at the Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne, will kick off with a $5m investment from ACS with a call for other investors to join the scheme.

Mr Ramasundara […]

20December, 2019

BCS Launches AI Foundation Certificate

By |December 20th, 2019|Research|0 Comments

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has become the first provider offering an accredited certification in artificial intelligence (AI). 

Cheryl Cumberworth, BCS Director of Products and Standards said artificial intelligence is increasingly present in our workplace, technology and wider society. 

“This means there is a greater need to study this area to ensure there is a level […]

20December, 2019

ICT Professionals: Skills Opportunities and Challenges 2019 EU Update

By |December 20th, 2019|Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

A new report predicts an additional 395,000 new jobs in ICT occupations by 2030. Portugal and Lithuania are expected to see the highest rates of growth (57 per cent) followed by Ireland, Poland, Estonia and Bulgaria (29 per cent) – far above the predicted EU average of 11 per cent.

CEDEFOP, the independent EU agency for developing skills […]

20December, 2019

ACS Presents Digital Disruptor Awards 2019

By |December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sheryl Frame wins ICT Professional of the Year.

Commercialisation adviser, Sheryl Frame, has won the prestigious ICT Professional of the Year award at the 2019 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards.

Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual awards celebrate the achievements and talent of individual ICT professionals and group ICT skills, and service transformations across […]

20December, 2019

International IFIP Cross Domain (CD) Conference for Machine Learning & Knowledge Extraction (MAKE) CD-MAKE 2020 – Now Accepting Papers

By |December 20th, 2019|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

CD-MAKE is a joint effort of IFIP TC 5, IFIP TC 12, IFIP WG 8.4, IFIP WG 8.9 and IFIP WG 12.9 and is held at the University College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland from August 24 – 28, 2020. 

The conference will be held in conjunction with the 15th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security […]

20December, 2019

AFIRM 2020, January 27 to 31, Cape Town, South Africa

By |December 20th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

The ACM SIGIR/SIGKDD Africa Summer School on Machine Learning for Data Mining and Search aims to enable students to learn about modern research challenges and methods in information retrieval and data mining; to stimulate scientific research and collaboration in these fields; and to grow a community of researchers, students, and industry professionals working on information […]

20December, 2019

ACM FAT* 2020, January 27 to 30, Barcelona, Spain

By |December 20th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

The ACM FAT* Conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems. Scheduled keynote speakers are Ayanna Howard (Georgia Institute of Technology), Yochai Benkler (Harvard University) and Nani Jansen Reventlow (Digital Freedom Fund, Columbia Law School).

20December, 2019

CODS-COMAD 2020, January 5 to 7, Hyderabad, India

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The 7th ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Science and Management of Data is the premier international database conference hosted in India by Division II of Computer Society of India. CODS-COMAD encompasses the areas of data analytics, machine learning and managing Big Data.

20December, 2019

ACM Digital Library to Transition to New Platform

By |December 20th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

ACM will cut over to the new ACM Digital Library platform on January 1, 2020.

The ACM DL includes ACM’s complete database of articles and artifacts published during the past 70 years. The ACM DL also includes fully integrated bibliographic data for nearly all computing literature, making it an extremely important discovery tool for the computing […]