The AI for Good Global Summit will identify practical applications of AI and supporting strategies to improve the quality and sustainability of life on our planet. The summit, which is the leading United Nations platform for dialogue on AI, will continue to formulate strategies to ensure trusted, safe and inclusive development of AI technologies and […]
Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum
IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session
Wednesday 28 February – The global ICT professional body, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing […]
The Program Committee for the IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC 2018 – http://wcc2018.org/) has kicked off the new year by confirming two exciting new keynote speakers for the September event.
Leslie Valiant, the T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Harvard and Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of the Division on Technology and […]
“Smart Working, Living and Organising” will be theme of the Working Conference for IFIP Working Group 8.6 when it meets at the University of Portsmouth on 25th June 2018.
The one-day workshop seeks to progress research into technology adoption by examining the plethora of new technologies being adopted everyday by individuals, organisations, sectors and society in […]
IFIP Technical Committee 9 (TC9 – ICT and Society) has announced the launch of its new website at www.ifiptc9.org. Here you can find introductory details about the activities of (and links to) its various Working Groups: on Computers and Work, Social Accountability, Developing Countries, Virtuality, Law, History, Gender, Sustainability, and Peace and War.
There is […]
The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) has announced plans for the 36th Annual National IT Conference (NITC 2018), which will be held in the capital of Colombo from 2-4 October this year.
The event will expand on the theme, “IT Changes Everything”, exploring technology-driven change across eight tracks of content:
∙ Social Implications of AI
∙ ICT […]
Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 and Founding Chair of the professional body’s Global Industry Council, Stephen Ibaraki, will present a keynote address at next month’s United Nations ITU-D Financing Information and Communications Technology Projects event in Geneva.
Mr Ibaraki, who also chairs ITU’s Outreach Committee as well as co-chairing the ACM Practitioner Board, is a highly […]
IFIP TC9, the Technical Committee focused on ICT and Society, has established the IFIP eWaste Action Group to raise awareness, and set standards and targets for eWaste management.
The new Action Group is currently developing a position paper to detail the key issues relating to surplus electronic and electrical equipment not suitable for reuse, and to […]
IFIP IP3 Chair Moira de Roche partnered with ACS President Anthony Wong and Australian cyber security expert, Professor Jill Slay, to present at the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva last week.
The two hour presentation was entitled, “Good Governance is a Professional Standard which builds Trust and Cybersecurity in the Entire Digital Ecosystem”. It explored issues […]