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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.
29August, 2019

Canada Hosts Global CISO Forum

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Canada’s security profession turned out in force for last week’s CISO Forum at Niagara Falls. 

Former CIPS President, Bashir Fancy, sat on an Advisory Board for the event and participated in a panel focused on “Creative Approaches to Filling the Skills Gap”, joining colleagues and peers from across North America to address a burning issue facing […]

29August, 2019

New ACM India Website and Activities

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ACM India Council Executive Director Hemant Pande recently announced the relaunch of their website: “Have you taken a look at the brand new website of ACM India? Thanks to migration to the new CMS platform and the efforts put in by the webmasters at ACM HQ, it is now more maintainable and configurable, and looks quite […]

29August, 2019

Best Paper Awards Presented at ITiCSE Conference

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The ACM Europe Council Best Paper Award was presented at the ACM iTICSE on 19 July  by Aaron Quigley on behalf of the ACM Europe Council to Quintin Cutts, Matthew Barr, Mireilla Bikanga Ada, Peter Donaldson, Steve Draper, Jack Parkinson, Jeremy Singer and Lovisa Sundin of the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK for their paper Experience […]

29August, 2019

CIRM Interface Programme Sets Fall Session Courses

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

INTERFACE is an original programme of acquisition and discussion of tools and concepts in mathematical, computer and digital sciences, that are pertinent to potential users in industry: modelling, simulation, and optimization. Sessions will include activities such as courses and hands-on and interactive computing sessions, and last two to four days, in full on-site immersion at […]

29August, 2019

ACM Events

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UbiComp 2019, September 11 to 13, London, UK  

The ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing will feature workshops on Ubiquitous Personal Assistance; Computing for Well-being; Continual and Multimodal Learning for Internet of Things; Addressing Grand Challenges in Healthcare through Smart Clothing; and more. UbiComp is collocated with the ACM International Symposium on Wearable […]

1August, 2019

Commission’s report shows that targeted investment and robust digital policies boost Member States’ performance

By |August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The European Commission released the results of the 2019 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), which monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.

Countries that have set up ambitious targets in line with the EU Digital Single Market Strategy and combined them with adapted investment, […]

1August, 2019

BCS Congratulates New Cabinet

By |August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has released a statement congratulating the new British cabinet and saying that, “while resolving the current Brexit impasse is everyone’s priority, we also need to think beyond Brexit.”

The statement continued: “We look forward to working alongside the government to ensure that after Brexit, the UK thrives. This will require […]

1August, 2019

ACS Launches Innovation Hub in Melbourne

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One of Australia’s most innovative and collaborative workspaces has been launched in the Melbourne Docklands precinct this month by ACS President, Yohan Ramasundara, and Victoria’s Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs, Jane Garrett.

Covering more than 2,000m2 of digitally enabled floorspace, the new technology and innovation hub was developed by ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector.

The hub […]

1August, 2019

WSIS Forum Begins Open Consultation Process

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The first physical meeting of the WSIS Forum Open Consultation Process has been held in Geneva as the organisers of the annual multi-stakeholder event seek to draw input from a wide range of sources in planning for next year’s event. 

The WSIS Forum is a global platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for […]

1August, 2019

IFIP WG 2.7/13.4 Meets in Valencia

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IFIP Working Group 2.7/13.4, which is focused on User Interface Engineering, held the 2nd Workshop on Charting the Way towards Methods and Tools for Advanced Interactive Systems in Valencia last month.

The event also incorporated a working group business meeting from 17-18 June, just prior to the 11th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems. 

The […]