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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.
27January, 2023

CSSL Achieves IP3 Accreditation

By |January 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has become the first ICT professional body in South Asia to achieve accreditation to IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3).  

IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, presented the IP3 Accreditation certificate to CSSL in a virtual ceremony on 11th January 2023 in the presence of eminent IP3 and CSSL board […]

27January, 2023

IFIP President Moderates IGF Panel Session

By |January 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP partnered with the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on a panel session for its 92nd Town Hall meeting held on 30th November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

IFIP President Anthony Wong introduced and moderated the panel session, which explored issues relating to “Ethics and Regulation of Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence”. The panel comprised Mr Wong, […]

27January, 2023

IFIP Moves on Climate Change

By |January 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) establish a vision to protect the environment and climate, guaranteeing peace and prosperity to everyone. In particular, SDG 13 contemplates urgent measures to combat climate change and its societal impacts.

In support of SDG13 and other UN SDGs, the IFIP Executive Committee has recently approved the creation of the […]

27January, 2023

ACM Names 2022 Fellows

By |January 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACM has named 57 of its members ACM Fellows for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in disciplines including cybersecurity, human-computer interaction, mobile computing and recommender systems, among many other areas. The accomplishments of the 2022 ACM Fellows make possible the computing technologies we use every day. The ACM Fellows program recognises the top 1 per cent […]

23December, 2022

Message from the President

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear IFIP colleagues, members, committees and working groups, staff, our partners and stakeholders around the World,
As 2022 draws to a close, IFIP, the Executive Committee and I, would like to extend our Season Greetings and our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones this Holiday Season.
We are grateful for your personal inputs to the […]

23December, 2022

ACM Names 2022 Distinguished Members

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACM has named 67 Distinguished Members for significant contributions. All of the 2022 inductees are longstanding ACM members and were selected by their peers for work that has spurred innovation, enhanced computer science education, and moved the field forward..

The 2022 ACM Distinguished Members work at leading universities, corporations and research institutions in Australia, Canada, China, […]

23December, 2022

New BCS Scheme Enables Disadvantaged Young People to Access Tech Careers

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An exciting new programme to support young people from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds to access digital opportunities, has been launched by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

The programme has received a financial boost with support from global advertising technology leader, The Trade Desk, which also hosted a launch event in London.

The My Digital Future programme […]

23December, 2022

GI Calls for Workshop Submissions for INFORMATIK 2023

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In 2023, the German Informatics Society (GI) is breaking new ground for its annual conference to make it more compact, more lively and more diverse, and is currently seeking ideas for workshops.

INFORMATIK 2023 will take place in a new hybrid festival format for three days from 27-29 September 2023 at the Berlin University of Applied […]

23December, 2022

PRO-VE 2022 Explores Collaborative Networks in Digitalization and Society 5.0

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PRO-VE 2022 – the 23rd IFIP/SOCOLNET Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises – was held from 19-21 September in Lisbon, Portugal and sponsored by IFIP Working Group 5.5.

Although initially planned as a hybrid event due to COVID uncertainties, PRO-VE 2022 ended up being run primarily as a physical event, attracting almost 90 participants. This provided great […]

23December, 2022

ACM News

By |December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young Researchers: Apply for the 10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 24—29 September 2023 

Young researchers are invited 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 […]