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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.
30June, 2018

G4 Sets Goals for Progressive Society

By |June 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP’s Swiss representative, Raymond Morel is one of the co-founders of the new G4 group, which seeks to co-create “glocal” Civil Society movements for Agenda 2030.

The founders, who all consider themselves systemic humanist scientists, seek to create shared value by leveraging systemic people, systemic systems & approaches, networks of organisations and movements to solve complex […]

29June, 2018

Future Work Skills 2020

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s no getting around it – we need skills to be successful, but which skills will serve you best in today’s digitally-disrupted world?

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) has just updated its list of the most in-demand skills people will need in 2020, based on six factors of change:

Longer service life
The rise of […]

29June, 2018

IITPSA Honours Eastern Cape IT Experts

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

South Africa’s IT professional association, the IITPSA, recently honoured 10 Eastern Cape IT professionals, students, teachers and scholars for their achievements at a well-attended gala awards dinner.

Organised by the Eastern Cape Chapter of IITPSA, the awards were presented to the winners by IITPSA President, Ulandi Exner, assisted by the association’s CEO, Tony Parry, and Devereaux […]

29June, 2018

ACM Presents Special Awards to Finalists of 2018 ISEF

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ACM presented Special Awards to finalists in the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest high school science research competition, held May 17-18 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Nearly 1,800 high school students from more than 75 countries, regions, and territories competed to reach the finals. All ACM ISEF Special Award winners receive complimentary ACM […]

29June, 2018

ACM Announces Student Research Competition Winners

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The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), sponsored by Microsoft, has announced its Grand Finals winners for 2017-2018.

Two rounds of competition at each conference hosting an SRC (undergraduate and graduate) culminate in a Grand Finals competition. All student winners from the Student Research Competitions held during the year advance to the SRC Grand Finals, where they are […]

29June, 2018

ACM Names Vicki Hanson First Woman CEO

By |June 29th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has named ACM President Vicki L. Hanson to the position of executive director and CEO for a two-year term effective July 1, 2018.

As ACM’s most senior staff member, Hanson will work with ACM’s volunteer community to provide strategic vision and to develop sustainable business models to ensure ACM’s continued worldwide membership, publications and revenue […]

29June, 2018

ACS Research Highlights ICT Industry Growth, Points to Growing Demand for Tech Workers

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACS, (the professional society for Australia’s ICT sector) has released its latest ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report this week, revealing projected demand for over 200,000 additional ICT workers over the next five years.

The 2018 edition of the annual research report was launched at Parliament House on Wednesday 27 June 2018 by the Hon Michael Keenan […]

29June, 2018

Countdown to WCC2018

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New Invited Speaker – Dr Kees van der Klauw – to Present on Internet of Things

Internet of Things expert, Dr Kees van der Klauw, will present an Invited Talk on the opening day of the World Computer Congress (WCC 2018) in Poznan, Poland on 18 September 2018.  

The founding Chair of the Alliance for Internet […]

29June, 2018

IFIP and ACS Attend ACM Turing Awards

By |June 29th, 2018|ACM, Events|0 Comments

IFIP President Mike Hinchey and ACS President Yohan Ramasundara were in San Francisco last week to see John L. Hennessy, former President of Stanford University, and David A. Patterson, retired Professor of the University of California, Berkeley, receive the prestigious 2017 ACM A.M. Turing Award. 

The pair were honoured at a gala dinner for pioneering a systematic, […]

29June, 2018

Stephen Ibaraki Joins AI Pioneers Forum

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New Group Plans to Develop AI Manifesto


One of IFIP’s most active and visible thought leaders, Stephen Ibaraki, has been invited to join other technology leaders on the Global AI Leadership Pioneers Circle, which seeks to cut through the hype and clarify real AI solutions and to develop a standardised innovation maturity model for AI.

This exclusive […]