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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.
31October, 2019

Congress 2019 and Italian Digital Literacy Forum

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The 56th AICA Congress was held on 21-22 October at the Federico II University of Naples, organised in collaboration with the University of Naples. AICA is the Italian association that for over 50 years has been dedicated to the development of knowledge, training and digital culture. AICA is a member of IFIP, CEPIS and the […]

31October, 2019

ACM Creates Tech Policy Council to Provide Global Perspective on Critical Technology Issues

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ACM has formed a new ACM Technology Policy Council to coordinate the agenda for its policy activities around the globe. The newly-launched council will serve as the central convening point for ACM’s interaction with government organisations, the computing community, and the public in matters of public policy related to information technology and computing. The TPC […]

31October, 2019

First International Workshop on Interpretability: Methodologies and Algorithms

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The first Annual International Workshop on Interpretability: Methodologies and Algorithms – IMA 2019 will take place on 2nd December 2019 in Adelaide, Australia.

The event will be held in conjunction with the 32nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and 17th Australasian Data Mining Conference, slated for 2-5 December 2019 at the same location. 

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31October, 2019

New ACM Europe Council Officers Named

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The ACM Europe Council has named Panagiota Fatourou as its new Chair. Fatourou, who will serve a two-year term through 30 June 2021, is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Crete and at the Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH ICS), Greece. She has worked as a visiting Professor at Ecole […]

31October, 2019

Papers Now Available from 5th AI4KM Conference

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The extended papers from 5th AI4KM (Artificial Intelligence for Knowledge Management), run by WG 12.6, have been published and are now available at https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030299033

This book features a selection of extended papers presented at the 5th IFIP WG 12.6 AI4KM, held in Melbourne, Australia in August 2017, in the framework of the International Joint Conference on […]

31October, 2019

CCS 2019, November 11 to 15, London, UK

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The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2019) brings together information security researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results. The program will cover cryptography, cloud security, forensics, privacy and more, along with several co-located workshops. Keynotes will be delivered by Ingrid Verbauwhede (KULeuven) and N. Asokan (Aalto University).

31October, 2019

VRST 2019, November 12 to 15, Sydney, Australia

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The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology is an international forum for the exchange of experience and knowledge among researchers and developers concerned with virtual and augmented reality software and technology. A Developer Showcase will feature student developers presenting their projects, competing for prizes, and receiving feedback from experts. Keynote speakers are Aleissia […]

31October, 2019

SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, November 17 to 20, Brisbane, Australia

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The 12th 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 at the forefront of digital imaging, research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies. Keynote speakers are Donna J. Cox (National Center for Supercomputing Applications), Jeffrey Shaw […]

31October, 2019

Looking forward to WSIS Forum 2020

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In an increasingly dynamic world, where disruptions have become the norm, the WSIS (World Summit of the Information Society) Forum has become a natural platform to exchange ideas and develop powerful collaborations.

To be held in Geneva from 6-9 April 2020, WSIS Forum 2020 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. […]

31October, 2019

ACS Announces Finalists for 2019 Digital Disruptor Awards

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The Finalists for the 2019 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards have been announced with 52 nominees across 13 categories.

Winners will be revealed at a gala dinner following the Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday, 4 December 2019. 

More than 1,000 tech business leaders and industry professionals from across Australia’s […]