The ACM Special Interest Group on Economics and Computation (SIGecom), with financial support from Facebook, is announcing a request for proposals (RFP) called “Global Challenges in Economics and Computation.” The RFP will provide $150K in funding to aspiring researchers from low- and middle-income countries to apply research in economics and computation (EconCS) to help achieve […]
ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships
If you are a graduate student in data science and computational science, you are encouraged to apply for the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowships, an international program of graduate fellowships created by SIGHPC, ACM’s Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing, and Intel. The ACM Fellowships aim […]
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH)
ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH) is a new journal envisioned as the premier publication of high-quality research on how computing is improving healthcare. HEALTH is multidisciplinary in scope, intersecting computer science, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, behavioral and social science, psychology, and the health […]
IFIP IP3 Seeks Input to the Global Policy Framework for Responsible AI: Principle 3 – Transparency and Explainability
AI and algorithmic decision-making will over time bring significant benefits to many areas of our human endeavours. The proliferation of AI systems imbued with increasingly complex mathematical modelling and machine learning algorithms are being integrated in virtually every sector of the economy and society, to support and in many cases undertake more autonomous decisions and […]
The Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR) at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, India, hosted the latest IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education (OCCE 2020) from 6-8 January 2020.
The conference, entitled: ‘Empowering Teaching for Digital Equity and Agency’, attracted a wide range of participants, encompassing policy makers, […]
The ETRIA World Conference, TRIZ Future 2020, will take place in the university city of Cluj-Napoca (located in Romania, in the heart of Transylvania), from 14-16 October 2020.
Now in its 20th iteration, the conference is organised by The European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) together with Cluj IT Cluster (www.clujit.ro) and five partner universities: Technical University of […]
In line with United Arab Emirates (UAE) efforts to implement a ‘Distance Learning’ initiative, the UAE Ministry of Education, in cooperation with Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), has recently launched free online training courses to give teachers, academic staff members, university professors and training experts the skills needed to manage and operate online classrooms.
Are You a Project Manager or Devops Lead Who Wants to Make a Tangible Contribution to Fighting the Spread of COVID-19?
Here’s your opportunity to join a passionate group of 9000+ people around the globe – comprising ICT professionals, cloud engineers, doctors/nurses, researchers, PhD students, CAD specialists and more – who are working to create schematics for cheap, easy to build hospital ventilators to open source and have freely available to meet the current shortages in […]
IFIP Names First Cohort of Fellows
Global ICT Professional Body Recognises Contributions of 18 High Achieving Members
Tuesday 17 March 2020- The global professional body for those working in the ICT sector, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), has announced its first cohort of Fellows, elevating 18 Members to the higher status in recognition of their […]
BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has warned that a lack of diversity in teams developing artificial intelligence (AI) could lead to in-built bias and discrimination in its decisions.
The comments are featured in a new report by the Committee for Standards in Public Life (CSPL), which examines whether the existing frameworks and regulations around machine learning […]