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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.
30March, 2021

ACM Update – March 2021

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Computer History Museum Honors Tech Legend Raj Reddy

ACM A.M. Turing Award recipient Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University is one of the Computer History Museum’s 2021 Fellow Award honorees.

Reddy is the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. The Computer History Museum’s Fellow Awards recognize extraordinary individuals for […]

30March, 2021

TC9 Seeks Affiliated Groups Dedicated to ICT and Society

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Technical Committee 9 (TC9), which is dedicated to supporting research into ICT and Society, is preparing a handbook for current and future researchers. The TC’s active working groups will prepare histories of their various Working Group’s origins, summaries of their activities and publications, and an overview of their research opportunities and challenges.

TC9 would like to […]

30March, 2021

IFIP WG10.4 Stages First Workshop on Intelligent Vehicle Dependability and Security

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IFIP Working Group 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance) staged a virtual workshop on Intelligent Vehicle Dependability and Security (IVDS) from 29 Jan-1 Feb 2021, attracting over 60 attendees from 18 time zones spanning North America, Europe, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Taiwan.

The vision of the IVDS project is to realise highly dependable and secure operation […]

30March, 2021

ACM Upcoming Online Conferences and Events – April 2021

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ACM-CHIL 2021, April 8 to 9

 The ACM Conference on Health, Inference, and Learning targets a cross-disciplinary representation of clinicians and researchers in machine learning, health policy, causality, fairness, and other related areas. Keynotes will be delivered by Regina Barzilay (MIT), Narges Razavian (New York University), Mark Sendak (Duke University), Alan Karthikesalingam (Google), Maia Jacobs (Northwestern University) […]

26February, 2021

IFIP WG 9.10 Members Win International Cyber Security Competition

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Three members of IFIP Working Group 9.10 (ICT Uses in Peace and War) were part of a team that won the Strategy and Policy track of the Global Cyberpeace Challenge 2.0. The team comprised Dr Brett van Niekerk, Dr Trishana Ramluckan, Mrs Noëlle van der Waag-Cowling, and a master’s candidate.

The team was multi-disciplinary, with Dr […]

26February, 2021

IITPSA Says Failure to Patch and Update Software a Noteworthy Fail

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ICT professionals, security and governance teams have a duty of care to ensure that the systems people depend on are properly patched and updated, and failure to do so might be seen as a failure of both ethics and internal controls.

So says the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), which was responding to […]

26February, 2021

BCS Initiates Degree Accreditation Review

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The BCS Academy Board for Computing has initiated a review of degree accreditation. Part of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the Academy Board is responsible for degree accreditation and seeks to ensure that graduates have the skills needed to drive economic recovery and growth across the UK by defining a set of criteria and […]

26February, 2021

CWI Fellow Jos Baeten Receives Royal Decoration

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For his extensive contributions to science, CWI Fellow and former director Jos Baeten has been awarded a Royal decoration. Baeten was appointed Officer in the order of Oranje-Nassau. The awarding took place during the 75th anniversary event of CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the […]

26February, 2021

Brazilian Computer Society Announces CSBC 2021

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The Brazilian Computer Society (SBC) will stage its annual Congress of the Brazilian Computer Society (CSBC) from 18-23 July this year in Florianópolis. With the theme of “Innovation and Digital Transformation: Facing the Complexity and Uncertainties of the Contemporary World”, the congress will comprise 25 parallel events with activities such as technical sessions, keynotes, panels, […]

26February, 2021

OCCE2021 Conference Invites Paper Submissions

By |February 26th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Invitation to OCCE2021 conference August 17-20, 2021


IFIP TC3 invites potential speakers to submit papers for its upcoming OCCE2021 Conference on Digital Transformation of Education and Learning – Past, Present and Future, to be held from 17-20 August 2021.

The conference celebrates six decades of IFIP and five decades of the TC3 Working Group 3.4 for Professional, […]