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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.
24December, 2018

Major Players Back Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

By |December 24th, 2018|Ethics, Home Slider, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

More than 50 nations have signed on after French President Emmanuel Macron introduced a global cyber security pledge to bring government and industry together in the face of cybercrime.

The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace was signed by 51 nations and more than 250 private organisations.

“Cyberspace now plays a crucial role in every aspect of […]

24December, 2018

Countdown to POPL 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal

By |December 24th, 2018|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The 46th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of programming languages and programming systems. To be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 13-19 January, POPL 2019  will feature co-hosted workshops covering Certified Programs and Proofs, and Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation. Keynote speakers are Mark Harman, […]

24December, 2018

Announcing CIRM Interface Programme Fall Sessions

By |December 24th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

INTERFACE is an original programme of acquisition and discussion of tools and concepts in mathematical, computer and digital sciences, that are pertinent to potential users in industry: modelling, simulation, and optimization.

Sessions will cover blockchain, stochastic optimization and machine learning and last two to four days, in full on-site immersion at the Centre International de […]

24December, 2018

Young Researchers: Apply for Next Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 22-27 September, 2019

By |December 24th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

ACM encourages young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world to apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the annual Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). 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, […]

24December, 2018

ACM Names 2018 Fellows

By |December 24th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

ACM has named 56 members as ACM Fellows for significant contributions in areas including computer architecture, mobile networks, robotics, and systems security.

The accomplishments of the 2018 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 one per […]

30November, 2018

IFIP WG 8.6 Calls for Papers for 2019 Diffusion and Transfer of IT Conference

By |November 30th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

IFIP Working Group 8.6 – which is focused on the diffusion, adoption and implementation of ICT – has announced dates for its 2019 conference and invited aspiring presenters to submit papers for consideration.

To be held at Accra in Ghana from 21-22 June 2019, the event will explore the topic of “ICT Unbounded, Social Impact of […]

30November, 2018

Digital Health Community Meets for EHTEL 2018

By |November 30th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

The EHTEL 2018 Symposium takes place next week from 3-5 December 2018 in Brussels.

Under the topic of ‘Empowered Partners in Health through User-Driven Digitisation’, speakers and participants will engage in dialogue and share insights into how user-driven digitisation is delivering benefits to empower all stakeholders in health, including:

Consumers and Patients: With smart tools enabling […]

30November, 2018

BCS President Visits Australia – Speaks on AI & Ethics

By |November 30th, 2018|Ethics|0 Comments

BCS President Chris Rees spoke in Sydney for the ACS last week about the importance of ethical standards in an AI-driven world.

Rees presented a talk entitled ‘Ethics in AI and IT’ at the ACS Innovation Hub as part of a national roadshow, discussing the need for ethics to be placed front and centre of the […]

30November, 2018

ACM Announces POPL 2019

By |November 30th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

The 46th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 13-19 January.

A forum for the discussion of all aspects of programming languages and programming systems, the symposium will involve co-hosted workshops covering Certified Programs and Proofs, and Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation.

Keynote speakers are Mark Harman, an […]

30November, 2018

Young Researchers Invited to Apply for Heidelberg Laureate Forum

By |November 30th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

ACM encourages young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world to apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the 2019 Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF).

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, […]