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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.
29November, 2019

2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Awarded to ETH Zurich Team for Developing Simulation that Maps Heat in Transistors

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ACM has named a six-member team from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich recipients of the 2019 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for their project, “A Data-Centric Approach to Extreme-Scale Ab initio Dissipative Quantum Transport Simulations.” The ETH Zurich team introduced DaCe OMEN, a new framework for simulating the transport of electrical signals through nanoscale materials […]

29November, 2019

BCS Presents AI Award for Artists

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The eighth annual Lumen Prize, celebrating the very best in international digital art, took place at the Barbican Centre for Performing Arts in London on 24 October 2019. Presenting the BCS AI Award to winners, Dave Murray-Rust and Rocio von Jungenfeld for “Lichtsuchend” was Computer Arts Society chair, Dr Nick Lambert.

Dr Lambert said this year’s […]

29November, 2019

Young Researchers: Apply for 8th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, September 20-25, 2020: Deadline February 14

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ACM encourages young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world to apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the great opportunity to personally meet the winners of the most prestigious prizes in their fields. 

For […]

29November, 2019

ACMMM Asia 2019, December 16 to 18, Beijing, China

By |November 29th, 2019|ACM, Events|0 Comments

The first ACM Multimedia Asia conference is a newly established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field. The program includes technical sessions covering all aspects of multimedia in oral and poster presentations, tutorials, panels, demonstrations, workshops, doctoral symposium and grand challenge competitions, including a multimodal video recognition challenge.

29November, 2019

OCCE 2020 – IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education

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The countdown is on for OCCE 2020, IFIP TC3’s Open Conference on Computers in Education. 

To be held from 6-8 January 2020 in Mumbai India, the conference has taken the theme of “Empowering Teaching for Digital Equity and Agency”. 

An impressive line-up of keynotes has been established, including: 

Davide Storti, a UNESCO Programme Specialist, within the Communication […]

29November, 2019

Developments in India Region Highlighted in Special Section of November Communications of the ACM

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The India region plays an important role in the global computing landscape with its highly trained manpower, software companies, and top universities that produce students who not only serve local needs, but move around the world and have global impact. CACM developed this special section to mirror all these facets, for its November issue. This section is free […]

29November, 2019

The Future of Digital Work: the Challenge of Inequality

By |November 29th, 2019|Events, IFIP, Research|0 Comments

A reminder of the opportunity to submit papers for next year’s IFIP Joint Working Conference for WG 8.2 (Information Systems and Organization), WG 9.1 (ICT and Work) and WG 9.4 (Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries) in Hyderabad, India.

To run from 10-11 December, 2020, the Joint Working Conference will take the theme of “The […]

1November, 2019

IFIP General Assembly Elects New Officers

By |November 1st, 2019|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP held its major election for the year at the General Assembly (GA) in Kiev, Ukraine, earlier this month. A fruitful round of meetings included the elections of a VP, Treasurer-elect, Secretary and four Councillor representatives.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, said the federation has been working on a key strategy document, which will be launched in […]

1November, 2019

IFIP IP3 Presents Inaugural David O’Leary Award to Mary Cleary

By |November 1st, 2019|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Deputy CEO of the Irish Computer Society (ICS), Mary Cleary has won the inaugural David O’Leary Award in recognition of her ethical and professional leadership over many years. 

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and […]

1November, 2019

The Future of Digital Work: The Challenge of Inequality

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IFIP Joint Working Conference – December 10-11, 2020 

IFIP Working Groups 8.2 (Information Systems and Organization), 9.1 (ICT and Work) and 9.4 (Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries) will stage a Joint Working Conference in Hyderabad, India on 10-11 December 2020. 

The theme for the conference will be “The future of digital work: the challenge of […]