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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.
27March, 2020

ACM Launches New Journals in Health, Internet of Things, Data Science

By |March 27th, 2020|ACM|0 Comments

ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH)

ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH) is a new journal envisioned as the premier publication of high-quality research on how computing is improving healthcare. HEALTH is multidisciplinary in scope, intersecting computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, behavioral and social science, psychology, and the health […]

27March, 2020

IFIP IP3 Seeks Input to the Global Policy Framework for Responsible AI: Principle 3 – Transparency and Explainability

By |March 27th, 2020|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

AI and algorithmic decision-making will over time bring significant benefits to many areas of our human endeavours. The proliferation of AI systems imbued with increasingly complex mathematical modelling and machine learning algorithms are being integrated in virtually every sector of the economy and society, to support and in many cases undertake more autonomous decisions and […]

27March, 2020

IFIP TC3 OCCE 2020 Held in Mumbai, India

By |March 27th, 2020|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

The Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR) at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, India, hosted the latest IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education (OCCE 2020) from 6-8 January 2020. 

The conference, entitled: ‘Empowering Teaching for Digital Equity and Agency’, attracted a wide range of participants, encompassing policy makers, […]

27March, 2020

ETRIA World Conference Seeks Papers for October Event

By |March 27th, 2020|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

The ETRIA World Conference, TRIZ Future 2020, will take place in the university city of Cluj-Napoca (located in Romania, in the heart of Transylvania), from 14-16 October 2020. 

Now in its 20th iteration, the conference is organised by The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) together with Cluj IT Cluster (www.clujit.ro) and five partner universities: Technical University of […]

27March, 2020

HBMSU Offers Free Online Classroom Training for Teachers and Academics

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In line with United Arab Emirates (UAE) efforts to implement a ‘Distance Learning’ initiative, the UAE Ministry of Education, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has recently launched free online training courses to give teachers, academic staff members, university professors and training experts the skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms.

The […]

27March, 2020

Are You a Project Manager or Devops Lead Who Wants to Make a Tangible Contribution to Fighting the Spread of COVID-19?

By |March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s your opportunity to join a passionate group of 9000+ people around the globe – comprising ICT professionals, cloud engineers, doctors/nurses, researchers, PhD students, CAD specialists and more – who are working to create schematics for cheap, easy to build hospital ventilators to open source and have freely available to meet the current shortages in […]

17March, 2020

IFIP Names First Cohort of Fellows

By |March 17th, 2020|IFIP, Media releases|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE 
IFIP Names First Cohort of Fellows
Global ICT Professional Body Recognises Contributions of 18 High Achieving Members
 

Tuesday 17 March 2020-  The global professional body for those working in the ICT sector, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), has announced its first cohort of Fellows, elevating 18 Members to the higher status in recognition of their […]

26February, 2020

BCS Warns that AI Risks having Bias and Discrimination ‘Hard-Wired’ In

By |February 26th, 2020|Ethics, Home Slider, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has warned that a lack of diversity in teams developing artificial intelligence (AI) could lead to in-built bias and discrimination in its decisions.

The comments are featured in a new report by the Committee for Standards in Public Life (CSPL), which examines whether the existing frameworks and regulations around machine learning […]

26February, 2020

ACS Highlights Opportunities for Australian Fintech Sector

By |February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australian businesses could reap up to $16 billion in benefits from a thriving Australian fintech sector, ACS CEO Andrew Johnson told Federal Senators last week.

In an appearance before the Australian Government’s Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology, Johnson called for improved startup incentives and greater investment in Australia’s human capital to boost the […]

26February, 2020

GI Honours Formative Figures in German AI History

By |February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) has joined with the Fraunhofer Group for IUK Technology to honour 10 influential figures in German AI history at a special reception in Berlin. 

The reception entitled, “Artificial Intelligence in Germany – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”, came out of the GI’s KI50 project which brought together a jury of 18 transdisciplinary […]