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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.
28May, 2024

Register Now for IFIP WG8.3 Decision Support Open Conference  

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Time is running out to register for the IFIP WG8.3 Decision Support Open Conference, to be held from 5-7 June in beautiful and sunny Elche, Spain. Located in southeast Spain close to the sea and known for its palm tree groves, Elche will be the perfect venue to discover excellent research, insightful keynote speakers, fun […]

28May, 2024

ACM News

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maja Matarić Receives ACM Athena Lecturer Award

ACM has named Maja Matarić as the the 2023-2024 ACM Athena Lecturer. Matarić is recognised for pioneering the field of socially assistive robotics, including groundbreaking research, evaluation and technology transfer, and pioneering work in multi-robot coordination and human-robot interaction. Matarić is the Chan Soon-Shiong Chair and Distinguished Professor of […]

28May, 2024

SITC 2024 Probes AI Possibilities   

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s no question that Artificial Intelligence will revolutionise society, which is why this year’s Swiss IT Congress (SITC 2024) focused on both the promises and the challenges of this transformative technology.  The event, held earlier this month, aimed to explore not just what AI can achieve, but also how it will impact us as a […]

28May, 2024

IFIP WGs Collaborate on HCI Course

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On 23rd April 2024, two Working Groups of IFIP Technical Committee 13 (Human Computer Interaction) came together to run a free online one day course for PhD students and new researchers working in the area of human computer interaction (HCI).

The Chairs of WG13.3 (Human Computer Interaction, Disability and Aging) and WG13.9 (Interaction Design and Children), […]

28May, 2024

Games Accessibility Workshop Issues Call for Papers

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ICEC Game Accessibility Research Summit Workshop will be held on 30 September 2024 in a blended environment as part of IFIP Technical Committee’s ICEC 2024. Organised by IFIP Working Group 14.9 Game Accessibility, the workshop is currently seeking submissions from potential speakers.

About this Workshop

Game accessibility has evolved significantly during the last decade, both in […]

28May, 2024

ACM Conferences & Events

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACM FAccT 2024, 3-6 June
The ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (ACM FAccT) brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems. Sessions include “Building Feminist AI in Latin America: Experiences from the Ground,” “Towards Responsible Non-extractive AI Research and Collaboration with Indigenous Communities, “Visions of Afro-feminist Emancipatory, Liberatory […]

25April, 2024

Avi Wigderson Receives the 2023 ACM A.M. Turing Award

By |April 25th, 2024|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

ACM has named Avi Wigderson as recipient of the 2023 ACM A.M. Turing Award for foundational contributions to the theory of computation, including reshaping our understanding of the role of randomness in computation, and for his decades of intellectual leadership in theoretical computer science.
Wigderson is the Herbert H. Maass Professor in the School of Mathematics […]

25April, 2024

IFIP Board Meets in Toronto

By |April 25th, 2024|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

Thank you to the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and CIPS Chair of the National Board Trevor McDonald for hosting the IFIP Board in Toronto, Canada on 26-27 March 2024.
For two days, IFIP Board Members discussed a wide range of strategic points including:

IFIP Strategy
Future income ideas
IP3 activities
Standing and Domain Committees reports
IFIP Task Force on Digital […]

25April, 2024

Nominate Now for IFIP Awards

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you know an IFIP colleague who deserves greater recognition? If so, consider nominating them for an IFIP Award. The IFIP Executive Committee has extended the deadline to submit for IFIP Awards until 15 June 2024. 

There are currently three awards open for nomination: 

Auerbach Award 2024
IFIP Fellow 2024 
IFIP Service Award 2024

All nominations must be […]

25April, 2024

IFIP Joins AIM Global to Drive Positive Change in AI

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP has joined AIM Global, the Global Alliance on Artificial Intelligence for Industry and Manufacturing. This strategic collaboration reflects our commitment to advancing safe, sustainable and inclusive use of AI in industry and manufacturing. 
Guided by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), AIM Global promotes the responsible development and deployment of AI and frontier technologies. […]