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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.
29November, 2021

ACS Hosts Data Sharing in Trusted Frameworks White Paper Launch Event

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Join ACS (Australian Computer Society) on 9 December 2021 for the #IFIP60 supported launch of the technical white paper “Sharing Data in Trusted Frameworks”.  NSW Minister for Digital, Victor Dominello, will join ACS President and NSW Chief Data Scientist, Ian Opperman, to officially unveil the new publication during an online event beginning at 5.30pm AEDT.

The […]

29November, 2021

BCS Warns Meeting Net Zero Targets Demands Better Emissions Data

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has warned that government and industry need better and richer data to deliver on their COP26 pledges to combat climate change.

A BCS survey of IT professionals found that seven out of 10 tech experts (71 per cent) were not confident key departments and policy makers have the right data […]

29November, 2021

Global Leaders Join IFIP for Final 60th Jubilee Event

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The heads of ACM and BCS will join UNESCO’s Assistant Director for Communication and Technology and top IFIP executives to commemorate IFIP’s 60th Jubilee in an online global event on Tuesday 21 December 2021.

An address by UNESCO’s Tawfik Jelassi will be a key element of the event, underpinning IFIP’s on-going relationship with the global body, […]

29November, 2021

#IFIP60 Celebrations

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Future of Information Processing Event Series

The Zanzibar Declaration: The Outcomes
6 December 2021 10:45-11:45 CET
The final panel in the Future of Information Processing series will publicise the main outcomes of a series of events addressing educational and social challenges to achieving “Sustainable Education in a Digital Age of Rapidly Emerging Technologies,” and how to overcome them. […]

29November, 2021

IFIP Welcomes Adoption of UNESCO Recommendations on AI

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IFIP has welcomed the adoption by UNESCO’s General Conference last week of the UNESCO Recommendations on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence as an important step forward for the world. 

Announcing the adoption, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said the Recommendation was unprecedented in its substance, scope and degree of precision. Its adoption by the 193 states of […]

29November, 2021

IFIP Congratulates UNESCO Chief on Re-Election

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IFIP is pleased to congratulate Audrey Azouley on her re-election last week as Director-General of UNESCO. Ms Azoulay has been re-elected for an additional four years by UNESCO’s 193 member states after working tirelessly in her first term to rebuild confidence in the organisation.

The President of the 41st session of UNESCO’s General Conference, Ambassador H.E. […]

27November, 2021

ACM News

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Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded at SC21 Conference
A 12-member research team from Chinese institutions was awarded the 2021 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, Closing the “Quantum Supremacy” Gap: Achieving Real-Time Simulation of a Random Quantum Circuit Using a New Sunway Supercomputer. In their prize-winning work, the researchers introduced a systematic design process that covers the algorithm, parallelisation, […]

27November, 2021

Serbia Stages Day of Computer Experts

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The Day of Computer Experts of Serbia was held in Belgrade on 18 November 2021 in memory of 18 November 1960 when CER 10, the first domestic digital computer produced at the Mihajlo Pupin Institute, was promoted.

Srećko Miodragović, President of the Board of IAS presented and introductory speeche about “Business potentials provided by the Digital […]

27November, 2021

Jean-Claude Laprie Award Seeks Nominations

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The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing is awarded annually by the IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance in his honour. 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 […]

27November, 2021

Apply Now for Heidelberg Laureate Forum

By |November 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young researchers are invited to apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the great opportunity to personally meet the winners of the most prestigious prizes in their fields.

For one week, recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award […]