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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.
30November, 2018

Communications of the ACM Launches New Section on China Region

By |November 30th, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

Communications of the ACM has launched the China Region Special Section, the first in a series of regional special sections. The new section focuses on the China region and comprises 13 articles examining current ICT trends in China, Macau and Hong Kong.

The goal of the series is to build “an inclusive forum that spans the global […]

30November, 2018

ACS Invents New Technique to Anonymise Data

By |November 30th, 2018|Home Slider|0 Comments

ACS (Australian Computer Society) has developed a new technique to anonymise big data, allowing governments and businesses to more safely share data without compromising the privacy of individuals.

The innovative technique is detailed in a new report Privacy in Data Sharing: A Guide for Business and Government, released last week at the Akolade Australian Data Summit in Sydney.

Comprising numerous formulas, […]

30November, 2018

IFIP President Elected Head of ICS

By |November 30th, 2018|Home Slider|0 Comments

IFIP President Mike Hinchey is now also head of the Irish Computer Society (ICS) after its election earlier this month.

Professor Hinchey, who previously served as ICS Vice President and Treasurer, was elected for a one year term with the potential to renew for up to three years. His elevation comes just two months after […]

30November, 2018

Digital Platforms Enhancing Commitment and Creating Value: Insights from Medicine Africa

By |November 30th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

Digital platforms and online communities have attracted growing popularity within (and beyond) the IS field. Relevant literature argues that these new configurations have the potential to create different types of value (Barrett, Oborn, & Orlikowski, 2016; Goh, Gao, & Agarwal, 2016).

To further explore how technology contributes to value creation within these contexts, Dr Petros […]

29November, 2018

Digital Platforms Enhancing Commitment and Creating Value: Insights from MedicineAfrica

By |November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Digital platforms and online communities have attracted growing popularity within (and beyond) the IS field. Relevant literature argues that these new configurations have the potential to create different types of value (Barrett, Oborn, & Orlikowski, 2016; Goh, Gao, & Agarwal, 2016).

To further explore how technology contributes to value creation within these contexts, Dr Petros […]

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

By |October 31st, 2018|Events, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]

31October, 2018

EHTEL Symposium in Brussels in December

By |October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) will stage its 2018 Symposium from 3-5 December in Brussels. With the theme of “Empowered Partners in Health through user-driven digitisation”, the event will explore topics including:

From Lightweight Wellness Apps to Managing Serious Conditions
Transforming Data into Health and Care Management
Patient Journey 4.0: Joint Navigation […]

31October, 2018

ITPE Expert Group Considers Practical Implementation of e-CF

By |October 31st, 2018|CEPIS|0 Comments

IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE) has just held its second expert group meeting on October 24, which focused on applying the European Common Framework (e-CF) in practice for identifying, and developing, relevant IT professional profiles.

This was also the key topic at the session on the following day, on October 25, with Belgian tech association, ‘Agoria’, […]

31October, 2018

SIGGRAPH Asia 2018, 4 to 7 December, Tokyo, Japan

By |October 31st, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

The 11th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will showcase some of the world’s top professionals, academics and creative minds who are at the forefront of digital imaging, research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies. Keynote speakers are David Oh, Project Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab; Erik […]

31October, 2018

VRST 2018, November 28 to December 1, Tokyo, Japan

By |October 31st, 2018|ACM|0 Comments

The 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology presents new research results, systems and techniques among researchers and developers concerned with augmented, virtual and mixed reality (AR/VR/MR) software and technology. Scheduled keynote speakers are Nick Whiting (Epic Games), Masatoshi Ishikawa (University of Tokyo), and Hao Li (Pinscreen and University of Southern California).