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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.
29April, 2021

IFIP Celebrates 60 Years with Global Calendar of Events

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To celebrate its 60th Anniversary, IFIP is collaborating with its Member Societies, Technical Committees, Working Groups and Partner organisations to stage a series of events around the world.

The events, which range from one-hour workshops to multi-day conferences, will be held under the banner of “Unimagined Futures”, which is also the title of IFIP’s 60th Anniversary […]

28April, 2021

IFIP IP3 Talks Professionalism in Cybersecurity at WSIS Forum

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) kicked off its involvement in the 2021 WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum this month with a moderated panel discussion on professionalism in cybersecurity on 13th April 2021.

The event, entitled: Building Resilience with a Professional Workforce”, was moderated by IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, with the panel […]

28April, 2021

IITPSA Announces 2020’s Leading Lights at Virtual President’s Awards Event

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IITPSA Announces 2020’s Leading Lights at Virtual President’s Awards Event

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) capped an unusual year and its first ever virtual President’s Awards ceremony by naming joint winners of the Visionary CIO of the Year Award this month.

Dr Stanley Mpofu, CIO of the University of the Witwatersrand, and Nomthi […]

28April, 2021

ACS Harbour City Labs Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

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Harbour City Labs, the ACS growth incubator based at Sydney’s Barangaroo district, celebrated its third anniversary on this month.

The Sydney lab, the second in the ACS network of growth incubators, was established in 2018 to demonstrate sustainable Australian technology businesses and entrepreneurs can be successful while remaining onshore. 

“The initial focus was to support early stage […]

28April, 2021

ACM Update for April 2021

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 View Screening and Panel Discussion on Coded Bias Film
ACM’s Technology Policy Council and Diversity and Inclusion Council sponsored a free screening and public discussion of the film “Coded Bias” and how those in computer science fields can address issues of algorithmic fairness. The discussion was held on 29 March 2021.

View a recording of the discussion.

 

 

 

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28April, 2021

IFIP TC3 Announces WCCE 2022 in Japan

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The IFIP TC3 World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2022) is the latest four-yearly conference of IFIP’s Technical Committee on Education (TC3), which will be held in Hiroshima, Japan as a hybrid event (with both face-to-face and online participation) from August 20th to 24th, 2022.

The overall focus of the IFIP TC3 WCCE 2022 conference […]

28April, 2021

CIPS Announces New CEO

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CIPS (Canadian Information Procession Society) has announced that Greg Lane, FCIPS,  took the reins as its new CEO on April 1st, 2021.

Greg will be a huge asset to CIPS with his vast industry knowledge, experience, and connections, along with his leadership, marketing, and communication talents.

Greg Lane is a Past Chair of the CIPS National Board […]

28April, 2021

CCS Stages CCSC 2021

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The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) in collaboration with the CyberMouflons Hacking Community successfully organized the Cyprus Cyber ​​Security Competition (CCSC 2021).

The aim of the competition, which took place online from 1 to 18 April 2021, was to find Cyprus’s young talents in the field of cyber security. Two hundred and twenty young people aged 14 and […]

28April, 2021

Professor Arkady Zaslavsky to Present at WG 8.3 Seminar

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IFIP Working Group 8.3 on Decision Support is staging a virtual seminar on Friday 7th May on the topic: AI for Decision Intelligence – Using AI/ML to Address Real Decision Problems.

Hosted by Cork Business School, the two-hour event features a presentation by Dr Arkady Zaslavsky, a Professor of Distributed Systems & Security at Deakin University, […]

28April, 2021

Daoliang Team Wins Gold Medal at 48th Geneva International Invention Exhibition

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A team led by Professor Daoliang Li, Chair of IFIP Working Group 5.14, won the gold medal at the Geneva International Invention Review Days (formerly Geneva International Invention Exhibition) in March.

Judged through an online review process, the winning project was entitled “The key technologies and smart equipment for precision measurement and control of industrialized aquaponics […]