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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.
28November, 2022

IFIP Names New Fellows

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At its recent General Assembly in France, IFIP awarded five Fellowships to IFIP members who have served above and beyond the call of duty, distinguishing themselves in their diverse fields of expertise.

Congratulations to Rustan M. Leino, Helen Petrie, Han Jochen Scholl, Li Da Xu and Pamela Zave on achieving this highly prestigious status.

Rustan M. Leino […]

28November, 2022

IFIP TC 12 Collaborates with UNESCO and ITU

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Over the course of this year, IFIP have had several meetings with the representatives of UNESCO that aim to reinforcing the collaboration with them.

Among the various topics discussed, four are strongly related to TC12 – Artificial Intelligence:

AI Ethics – linked with TC12.12 AI Governance, 
UNESCO has invited and IFIP has agreed to assist UNESCO […]

28November, 2022

IFIP VP Keynotes at CSZ Summit 2022

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IFIP Vice President and Chair of the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3)), Moira de Roche, was invited to speak at the Computer Society of Zimbabwe Summit, held at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. 

The Summit theme was “Rethinking the Future: Leveraging on Emerging Technologies”. It was an impressive event, with many thought-provoking presentations and various opportunities to network […]

28November, 2022

GI Warns Against Digital Currency Drive

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The “Data Protection and IT Security” Working Group of the German Informatics Society (GI) has warmed that moves to drive digital currency and limit cash payments may have implications for privacy, security and freedom.

The European Central Bank (ECB) is pushing ahead with the introduction of a digital euro, testing various approaches and technologies including centralised […]

28November, 2022

CCS Launches Code4Rural Project

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Code4Rural is a project funded by Active Citizens Fund, which aims to strengthen digital skills in rural areas in both the Greek Cypriot (G/C) and Turkish Cypriot (T/C) communities.

Although we live in an age of technology, we often encounter digital illiteracy in Cyprus. To combat it, we need to familiarise young G/C and T/C children […]

28November, 2022

5th IFIP IoT Conference Explores IoT Through a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

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After virtual editions in the previous years, the fifth IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) conference took place in person in the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 27-28 October 2022. 

With 40 participants, two keynotes, 20 refereed papers, one panel session and 10 posters, the event was very successful with a high […]

28November, 2022

ACM News

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Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded at SC22 Conference

A 16-member team drawn from French, Japanese, and US institutions was awarded the 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “Pushing the Frontier in the Design of Laser-Based Electron Accelerators With Groundbreaking Mesh-Refined Particle-In-Cell Simulations on Exascale-Class Supercomputers.” In their prize-winning work, the researchers presented a first-of-kind […]

28November, 2022

Jean-Claude Laprie Award Calls for Nominations

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The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing is awarded annually by IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance in his honor. The award recognises outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing. It takes the form of a memorial plaque presented to the author(s) at the Annual […]

28November, 2022

IFIP WG 2.4/13.7 Appoints New Leadership Team

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After elections in June 2022, the IFIP WG 2.7/13.4 (UI Engineering) has appointed a new team of officials.

The new Chair is Davide Spano, a Professor at the University of Cagliari, Italy. His research interests are eXtended Reality, End User Development and Gesture Interfaces. He teaches an introductory course on HCI and an advanced course […]

28November, 2022

ACM Events

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VRST 2022, 29 Nov-1 Dec 2022 (Hybrid)

The 28th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology is an international forum dedicated to virtual and augmented reality software and technology. Papers being presented cover subjects including “Virtual Humans, Collaboration, and Social Interaction,” “Visualization and Displays,” “Body Perception,” and more. Scheduled keynote speakers are Pedro Lopes (University of […]