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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.
31October, 2019

Papers Now Available from 5th AI4KM Conference

By |October 31st, 2019|Events|0 Comments

The extended papers from 5th AI4KM (Artificial Intelligence for Knowledge Management), run by WG 12.6, have been published and are now available at https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030299033

This book features a selection of extended papers presented at the 5th IFIP WG 12.6 AI4KM, held in Melbourne, Australia in August 2017, in the framework of the International Joint Conference on […]

31October, 2019

CCS 2019, November 11 to 15, London, UK

By |October 31st, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2019) brings together information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results. The program will cover cryptography, cloud security, forensics, privacy and more, along with several co-located workshops. Keynotes will be delivered by Ingrid Verbauwhede (KULeuven) and N. Asokan (Aalto University).

31October, 2019

VRST 2019, November 12 to 15, Sydney, Australia

By |October 31st, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology is an international forum for the exchange of experience and knowledge among researchers and developers concerned with virtual and augmented reality software and technology. A Developer Showcase will feature student developers presenting their projects, competing for prizes, and receiving feedback from experts. Keynote speakers are Aleissia […]

31October, 2019

SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, November 17 to 20, Brisbane, Australia

By |October 31st, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The 12th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will showcase some of the world’s top professionals, academics and creative minds at the forefront of digital imaging, research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies. Keynote speakers are Donna J. Cox (National Center for Supercomputing Applications), Jeffrey Shaw […]

31October, 2019

Looking forward to WSIS Forum 2020

By |October 31st, 2019|WSIS|0 Comments

In an increasingly dynamic world, where disruptions have become the norm, the WSIS (World Summit of the Information Society) Forum has become a natural platform to exchange ideas and develop powerful collaborations.

To be held in Geneva from 6-9 April 2020, WSIS Forum 2020 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. […]

31October, 2019

ACS Announces Finalists for 2019 Digital Disruptor Awards

By |October 31st, 2019|Events|0 Comments

The Finalists for the 2019 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards have been announced with 52 nominees across 13 categories.

Winners will be revealed at a gala dinner following the Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, 4 December 2019. 

More than 1,000 tech business leaders and industry professionals from across Australia’s […]

31October, 2019

IFIP WG 9.5 Announces New Leadership Team, Name and Scope

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The revamped WG 9.5: From ‘Virtuality & Society’ to ‘Our Digital Lives’ 

We are Petros, Brad and Kathrin — a diverse team of academics interested in digital technologies and their influences on different aspects of everyday life. We took over the leadership of WG 9.5 a year ago at HCC13 in Poznań, Poland and we are happy to announce that […]

31October, 2019

IFIP IP3 Presents Inaugural David O’Leary Award to Mary Cleary

By |October 31st, 2019|IFIP, Media releases, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE 

IFIP IP3 Presents Inaugural David O’Leary Award to Mary Cleary

 

Deputy CEO of the Irish Computer Society (ICS), Mary Cleary has won the inaugural David O’Leary Award in recognition of her ethical and professional leadership over many years.

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made […]

30September, 2019

IITPSA Releases Annual South African ICT Skills Survey

By |September 30th, 2019|Home Slider, Research|0 Comments

The 10th edition of the South African ICT Skills Survey has found that the Fourth Industrial Revolution has not yet had a significant impact on the South African ICT skills landscape. However, the report’s authors say it’s only a matter of time before digital disruptors spark a revolution.

The survey was carried out by the Joburg […]

30September, 2019

ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse Report Launched in Melbourne

By |September 30th, 2019|Home Slider, Research|0 Comments

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg officially launched the ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse 2019 earlier this month. The Melbourne Innovation Hub was packed with technologists who heard the Treasurer speak of growing demand for more tech workers.

Key findings from the report include:

Three policy priorities for driving the growth of Australia’s digital economy are boosting skills, start-ups and investment. The […]