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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.
26April, 2022

ACM Conferences and Events

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CPS-IoT Week 2022, May 3 – 6 

The CPS-IoT Week is the premier event on cyber-physical systems and internet-of-things research. It brings together five top conferences multiple workshops, tutorials, competitions and various exhibitions from both industry and academia. The program covers many complementary aspects of CPS and reunites leading researchers in this dynamic field. Karl H. Johansson […]

30March, 2022

IFIP Partners with UNESCO on Ethics for AI

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey, UNESCO’s Gabriela Ramos and IFIP President-elect Anthony Wong in Paris last week
IFIP President Mike Hinchey and President-Elect, Anthony Wong met with UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, Gabriela Ramos, and her staff in Paris last week for discussions on ethical considerations relating to Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The meeting, at UNESCO’s […]

30March, 2022

IFIP Board Condemns War in Ukraine

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The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Board has released a statement expressing its deep shock at the events in Ukraine. In the words of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, “the use of force by one country against another is the repudiation of the principles that every country has committed to uphold… It is wrong. It […]

30March, 2022

BCS Elects Mayank Prakash as President

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Mayank Prakash FBCS has been announced as the new President of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, with a call for governments and businesses to use technology as a force for good.

As BCS’ first President from an Indian ethnic background, Mayank is a keen proponent of exploring the potential offered by technology and making the […]

30March, 2022

Can India Fill Australia’s Skills Gaps?

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Australia could soon recognise Indian degrees

Indian university graduates could soon be plugging Australia’s skills gap. Photo: Shutterstock

A mutual recognition agreement between Australia and India could prove critical for students in both countries, as Australia struggles to plug IT skills gaps and India fights to counter quality issues that have left nearly half of graduates unemployable.

Taskforce […]

30March, 2022

Educators – Check out EAIT Journal!

By |March 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Education and Information Technologies (EAIT) is the official journal of TC3 – the IFIP Technical Committee on Education. The first issue of EAIT was published in 1996, meaning that it has now been in publication for just over 25 years. EAIT is a research journal that covers the complex relationships between information and communication technologies […]

30March, 2022

ACM News

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Informatics for All Releases its Informatics Reference Framework for School
The Informatics for All coalition recently released its Informatics Reference Framework for School. The new report advances informatics as a fundamental discipline for the 21st century, while also indicating how informatics may become a driver for renewal and innovation of other disciplines. 

The Framework is designed to […]

30March, 2022

Nigeria Computer Society News

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NCS Holds Artificial Intelligence Summit
Over the years, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has been consistently developing and promoting the adoption of emerging technologies for enhancing national development. 

As part of the series of capacity building and developmental programs aimed at transforming Nigeria through digital innovations, NCS held its first edition of Artificial Intelligence Summits in collaboration […]

30March, 2022

BCS & IFIP TC3 Collaborate on CS Academics Workshop

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Earlier this month, IFIP Technical Committee 3 (Education) and the BCS Academy Board of Computing joined forces to host a workshop exploring ways to support academics new to Computer Science (CS) education institutions.  

The objective of the March 3 workshop was to share challenges, reflect on the projects and activities that are underway, and to explore […]

29March, 2022

New IFIP Working Group WG12.13 Kicks off with Keynote at ICCIDS 2022

By |March 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Chairs of IFIP Technical Committee TC12 (Artificial Intelligence) and its new Working Group WG12.13 jointly presented last week at ICCIDS 2022, the Fifth International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Science, held in India. 

The keynote, entitled “What AI for Global Security?”, represented the first action of the new Working Group 12.13 (AI for Global […]