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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.
28February, 2019

IFIP Gears Up for WSIS Forum in April

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IFIP and its professional practice arm, IP3, will contribute to international thinking on critical issues relating to Artificial Intelligence and Society when the WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April 2019.

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum is a global United Nations (UN) multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation […]

28February, 2019

AI for Good Global Summit

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The third annual Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good Global Summit (AIGGS), will take place from 28 to 31 May 2019 at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Originally the brainchild of IFIP stalwart, Stephen Ibaraki, the event is organized by ITU in partnership with XPRIZE Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and […]

28February, 2019

France Fines Google €50 Million Over GDPR

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The French Government has slapped Google with a 50 million Euro fine for breaching Europe’s tough new data protection rules.

In imposing the fine, France’s top data-privacy agency, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), ruled that tech titan Google had violated the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation in two ways.

CNIL found that […]

28February, 2019

IFIP TC3 Announces Call for Papers for June Workshop: “Learning Computational Thinking from Kindergarten to University: Experience reports and scalability”

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To be held on June the 4th, 2019 in Paris, this workshop on Computer Science Education is a follow-up of previous explorations in the French community (Orphée RDV, EIAH 2017, RJC-EIAH 2018).

For the first time, this workshop will be co-organized with the ANR project IE CARE (Informatics at school, 3-16 years) and IFIP TC3 […]

28February, 2019

DATE 2019, March 25 to 29, Florence, Italy

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The Design, Automation and Test in Europe conference is an international venue for system-level hardware and software implementation down to integrated circuit design. Scheduled keynote speakers are Jürgen Bortolazzi (Porsche), Claudio Giorgione,(Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci), David Pellerin (Amazon), and Edward A. Lee (University of California, Berkeley).

28February, 2019

HRI 2019, March 11 to 14, Daegu, Korea

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The ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction attracts researchers from around the world to present and exchange ideas about the latest theories, technology, data, and videos furthering the state of the art in human-robot interaction. Keynote speakers are Kyu Jin Cho (Seoul National University); Janet Vertesi (Princeton University); musician and music researcher Jangwon Lee; […]

28February, 2019

CHIIR 2019, March 10 to 14, Glasgow, Scotland

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The ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval provides a forum for the dissemination and discussion of research on the user-centered aspects of information interaction and information retrieval, including approaches to design and evaluation of systems for information access, retrieval, and use. Scheduled speakers are Ranjitha Kumar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Daniela […]

28February, 2019

Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker: Georgia Koutrika

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Georgia Koutrika is a Research Director at the ATHENA Research Center in Greece. Prior to that, she was a Senior Research Scientist at HP Labs in Palo Alto. She has also worked at IBM Research-Almaden in San Jose. She received a PhD in Computer Science, a MSc in Advanced Information Systems and a BSc in […]

28February, 2019

Apply Now for 2019 ACM Europe Summer School on High Performance Computing: Applications Due 15 March

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The 2019 ACM Europe Summer School on HPC Computer Architectures for AI and Dedicated Applications will take place in Barcelona 17-24 July and will be hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS) and the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC-BarcelonaTECH).

The School is tailored to young computer science researchers and engineers, and is open to outstanding MSc […]

28February, 2019

TC13 Holds Master Class in Sofia

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“Human Factors of Contemporary Cyber Security Issues” was the focus of a Master Class held in Sofia Bulgaria earlier this month, under the auspices of IFIP TC13 (Human-Machine Interactions HMI).

Held on February 8th, 2019 in the Grand Hall of the State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, the Master Class was attended by more […]