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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.
31August, 2023

Seoul Accord Delegates Convene in Taiwan

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CIPS’ Gerald Caissy Elected Deputy Chair

The Seoul Accord Annual General Meeting occurred on June 17th and 18th 2023 in the city of Taichung in Taiwan, attended by delegates representing their respective country and computer science professional societies.  The Accord is comprised of nine full-signatory countries and seven provisional-signatory countries.
Highlights of the meeting included the adoption […]

31August, 2023

The Multi-Journal Editorial Project

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The information age has been on the rack for the spread of misinformation and disinformation lately. It is thus a pleasure to report on a project where the international network has been used to raise information literacy in a way which is both refreshingly new, and yet extremely traditional.

The idea, which has now been successfully […]

31August, 2023

ACM News

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10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 24—29 September

The 10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum will offer young researchers and other participants the opportunity to connect with scientific pioneers and learn how the laureates made it to the top of their fields as some of the brightest minds in mathematics and computer science come together for an unrestrained, interdisciplinary exchange. […]

31August, 2023

16th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference

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Humans, Technological Innovations and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Consequences

Since 1974, the Human Choice and Computers (HCC) conference series has consistently fostered innovative thinking about the interfaces between society and technology.  
To be held in Phuket, Thailand from 8-10 September 2024, HCC16 will focus on “Humans, Technological Innovations and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Consequences” and welcomes inputs […]

31August, 2023

IFIP WG 8.3 Decision Support Open Conference 2024

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IFIP WG 8.3 Decision Support invites both academic and practitioner community contributions either in-person or virtually to Elche, Spain, for the 2024 Open Conference from 5-7 June 2024. 
Operating under the title, “Decision Systems and Analytics for the Common Good”, the conference is set to highlight “the Common Good” or shared benefit in the design and […]

31August, 2023

IS4SI Summit 2023 Explores Research Challenges

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The 2023 International Summit on the Study of Information was held from 14-18 August 2023, its first time in China. Hosted by the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, the summit explored the theme: “The progress, problems and paradigm change of academic research in the information field”. 

According to Professor Zhong Shi of the Institute of […]

31August, 2023

ACM Conferences & Events

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ESWeek 2023, 17—22 September

Embedded Systems Week is the premier event covering all aspects of hardware and software design for intelligent and connected computing systems, bringing together three leading conferences (CASES, CODES+ISSS, EMSOFT), and two symposia (MEMOCODE, NOCS). Subjects covered will include data flow, accelerator design, optical computing, diversity, equity, and inclusion in embedded systems research, […]

26July, 2023

David Kreps Elected Chair of IFIP Technical Assembly

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IFIP stalwart, Professor David Kreps has been elected chair of the IFIP Technical Assembly. 

An active participant in IFIP since 2008, David has held numerous leadership roles across TC9 and WG9.5, including serving as chair of both bodies. He has also chaired and co-chaired various HCC conferences and served as Editor of Proceedings for Springer Publications […]

25July, 2023

AI for Good Global Summit Balances AI Governance with AI Solutions to Advance Health Care and Climate Change

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The goal of AI for Good is to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and connect AI innovators with public and private-sector decision-makers to help scale up AI solutions globally. AI for Good is organized by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies, together with 40 partner UN agencies. […]

25July, 2023

Austrian Computer Society Elects a New President

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IFIP congratulates Dr Thomas Mück on being elected President of the Austrian Computer Society.

Thomas Mück is Deputy Director General of AUVA, the Austrian Workers’ Compensation Board, where he has worked since 2014. He has previously held senior roles at the Social Insurance Institution for Commercial Economics (SVA) and the Austrian Economic Chamber organization.

Mr Mück originally […]