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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.
29May, 2019

CEPIS Celebrates 30 Years

By |May 29th, 2019|IFIP|0 Comments

CEPIS (Council of European Professional Informatics Societies) has celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this month, bringing together members and stakeholders for a function exploring best practices in digital skills development in Europe.

The session was co-hosted with digital skills certification body, ECDL Foundation, which launched its new brand identity ‘ICDL’ in Europe, as well as a […]

30April, 2019

ACS Revamps Professional Standards Scheme

By |April 30th, 2019|Home Slider, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

ACS (Australian Computer Society) has revamped its Professional Standards Scheme in a move that will see all ACS Certified Professional (CP) members receive professional recognition from Australian federal, state and territory governments.

The new ACS Professional Standards Scheme was recently approved by Australia’s Professional Standards Council (PSC).

The scheme will also cap liability for ICT professional services […]

30April, 2019

ACM Recognises Outstanding Service to the Field of Computing

By |April 30th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has recognised four individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2018 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have significantly shaped the role of computing in society. This year’s ACM award recipients made seminal contributions in textbooks and online education, education […]

30April, 2019

Apply Now for ACM-IMS Data Science Summit

By |April 30th, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

ACM and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics are hosting the ACM-IMS Interdisciplinary Summit on the Foundations of Data Science in San Francisco on June 15, 2019.

This full-day event will bring together distinguished speakers and panelists addressing topics such as deep learning, reinforcement learning, fairness, and ethics, in addition to discussions about the future of data science […]

30April, 2019

ICSE 2019, May 25 to 31, Montreal, Canada

By |April 30th, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The 41st ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering will feature the latest in research, education, open source projects, testing, analysis, and more. Keynoters are Paul Clements, VP of Customer Success at BigLever Software; Margaret-Anne Storey, Professor of Computer Science and Co-Director of the Matrix Institute for Applied Data Science at the University of Victoria; and Joelle Pineau, […]

30April, 2019

Countdown to AI for Good Global Summit 2019

By |April 30th, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The 2019 AI for Good Global Summit will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from May 28-31, 2019.

The goals of the Summit are to connect AI innovators with problem owners, to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and to ensure trusted, safe and inclusive development of AI technologies and equitable access […]

30April, 2019

IPSJ Recognises Professional Engineer, Japan

By |April 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) has announced that it now recognises a Professional Engineer, Japan (P.E. Jp) where the technical discipline is Information Engineering (Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems & Data Engineering, Information Network Engineering). The qualification will be registered as a Certified IT Professional (CITP) accredited by IP3.

If the registered P.E. […]

30April, 2019

IFIP Releases IoT Position Paper

By |April 30th, 2019|IFIP|0 Comments

The IFIP Domain Committee on the Internet of Things has released its final position paper entitled “IoT: do we have a choice?”.

The paper explores various aspects and dimensions of the IoT, including technical issues, environmental concerns, socio-organisational issues, personal and societal issues, security and privacy issues, legal and ethical concerns and professionalism/education issues.

It also […]

30April, 2019

ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group Elects New Leadership

By |April 30th, 2019|IFIP|0 Comments

This month saw the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group.

Rocco Defina of Oxys Consulting was elected Chair, succeeding Mary Cleary (who left to take the Chair of CEN Technical Committee 428). The Vice-Chair position of ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group was taken by Floor Scheffer of Tata […]

30April, 2019

IESS 2019 Welcomes Submissions from Speakers for September Event

By |April 30th, 2019|Events|0 Comments

The deadline is fast approaching for potential speakers at this year’s 6th International Embedded Systems Symposium (IESS 2019) to submit papers for inclusion. The main scientific event of IFIP Working Group 10.2 – Embedded Systems, the Symposium will be held from 9-11 September 2019 in Friedrichshafen (Germany). Paper submissions are due by 5th May.

Over […]