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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

ACM Announces New Members of Future of Computing Academy

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

The ACM Future of Computing Academy (FCA), created in 2016, brings together talented young professionals from a broad range of computing subdisciplines and institutions—academia, research labs, established companies, and startups—who want to perform valuable services for the community while expanding their professional networks and leadership experience. FCA members identify and implement pilot projects that address […]

20December, 2019

ACM Names 2019 Fellows

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

ACM has named 58 members ACM Fellows for significant contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, combating cybercrime, quantum computing and wireless networking. The accomplishments of the 2019 ACM Fellows underpin the technologies that define the digital age and greatly impact our professional and personal lives. ACM Fellows comprise an elite group that represents less than […]

29November, 2019

YOUTH IGF SUMMIT: 11 DEMANDS OF YOUTH

By |November 29th, 2019|Ethics, Events, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Whose Internet is this? And how can we design it together for the benefit of all?

Questions about participation and the economic, ecological and social sustainability of the Internet are mobilising young people all over the world. They also play a central role at the Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations (IGF), which is taking […]

29November, 2019

IITPSA names IT Personality, Visionary CIO for 2019

By |November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The winners of the 2019 IITPSA President’s Awards have been named at the annual awards ceremony in Johannesburg.

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has named Geekulcha COO Tiyani Nghonyama as the IT Personality of the Year and Alexander Forbes Group CIO Sandra La Bella as the Visionary CIO for 2019. 

At the annual […]

29November, 2019

Human-Centric Computing in a Data-Driven Society

By |November 29th, 2019|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

Deadline to submit papers for the HCC14 is 31st January 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 9th-11th September 2020

www.hcc14.net

Venue: Faculty of Global Informatics (iTL), Chuo University, Tokyo.

http://global.chuo-u.ac.jp/english/siteinfo/visit/ichigaya/

We are now living in a “data-driven society”. Data is seen as the source of value in the new digital age and creates added value for growth. The development of IoT especially enables […]

29November, 2019

ENISA Warns of 5G Security Risks

By |November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity has published its Threat Landscape for 5G Networks report, assessing the threats related to the fifth generation of mobile telecommunications networks (5G). 

This report complements the EU Member States report on EU-wide risk assessments on 5G security released in October 2019.

According to the report, ‘the technological changes introduced by 5G […]

29November, 2019

ACM Names 2019 Distinguished Members

By |November 29th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has named 62 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. All 2019 inductees are longstanding ACM members and were selected by their peers for a range of accomplishments that have contributed to technologies that underpin how we live, work and play.

“Each year it is our honor to select a new class of Distinguished Members,” explained ACM President […]

29November, 2019

AI Specialists Name 10 Future Questions for AI Development in the Scientific Year 2019

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An interdisciplinary jury of AI experts has named 10 future questions for AI research and development to GI, the German Society for Computer Science.

The publication of the 10 Future Questions is part of the project, #KI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany – yesterday, today, tomorrow, which GI hopes will contribute to demystifying the topic of AI […]

29November, 2019

ICDL Ireland wins European Best Practice award

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ICDL Ireland has won back to back awards won for the second year in a row at this year’s European Best Practice awards for the launch of its new digital certificates for ICDL candidates.

Since June 2019 almost 50,000 students have been sent their digital certificate. 

ICDL Ireland and Irish Computer Society CEO Jim Friars said, “I am […]

29November, 2019

2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Awarded to ETH Zurich Team for Developing Simulation that Maps Heat in Transistors

By |November 29th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has named a six-member team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich recipients of the 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “A Data-Centric Approach to Extreme-Scale Ab initio Dissipative Quantum Transport Simulations.” The ETH Zurich team introduced DaCe OMEN, a new framework for simulating the transport of electrical signals through nanoscale materials […]