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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, 2022

Arthur Tatnall Appointed the new IFIP Historian

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31October, 2022

IFIP Establishes New Task Force on Digital Inclusive Education for Young People

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The IFIP Executive Committee has confirmed the establishment of a new Task Force on “Sustaining relevant digital inclusive education for young people (5-18 years of age)”. 

The new group will initially focus on digital transformation relating to the United Nations Transforming Education Agenda.

It will also engage closely with UNESCO to support its activities in this space, […]

31October, 2022

IFIP Congratulates New ITU Secretary-General Doreen Bogdan-Martin

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IFIP has congratulated Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her recent appointment as ITU Secretary-General. She will take over from Houlin Zhou on 1 January 2023 for a four-year term.

“IFIP looks forward to supporting Ms Bogdan-Martin’s efforts and working with her to achieve our mutual goals,” said IFIP Vice President, Moira de Roche. 

Bogdan-Martin will be the first woman to […]

30September, 2022

Changing of the Guard @ IFIP

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Changing of the Guard @ IFIP

IFIP has new leadership after Anthony Wong (ACS) became President, taking over the reins from Mike Hinchey (ICS) at the conclusion of last week’s General Assembly (GA) in Lille, France. The organisation also has a new General Secretary with Professor Anatolii Marushchak replacing long-serving Eduard Dundler on his retirement. 

Liz Eastwood […]

30September, 2022

Introducing Anatolii Marushchak

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IFIP welcomes Anatolii Marushchack as its new General Secretary. Anatolii joined IFIP in September and said he appreciated the opportunity to attend the recent General Assembly and meet so many of IFIP’s key players. 

“I was excited to collaborate with our elected officials and am looking forward to supporting IFIP’s many activities across the globe,” he […]

30September, 2022

Mike Hinchey Reflects …

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After six years in the President’s chair, Professor Mike Hinchey last week handed over the reins to Anthony Wong. 

Reflecting on his Presidency, Mr Hinchey said he was proud of the way IFIP has raised its profile in recent years. 

“We’ve grown our visibility and put IFIP back on peoples’ radar again by engaging more with UNESCO, […]

29September, 2022

IFIP Announces Global Partnership with ITU AI for Good

By |September 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Bodies Unite to Progress Sustainable Development Goals

IFIP this month announced a formal partnership with the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) AI for Good program to increase its scale and impact.

The global professional federation for people working in the ICT sector, IFIP announced the partnership at last week’s annual General Assembly in Lille, France. 

IFIP President Anthony […]

29September, 2022

Frits Bussemaker Wins 2022 David O’Leary Award

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Frits Bussemaker, Chair and Founder of the Institute for Accountability for the Digital Age (I4ADA), has won the David O’Leary Award for 2022. 

Mr Bussemaker received the award from IFIP IP3 Chair Moira de Roche and new IFIP President Anthony Wong at IFIP’s General Assembly on 20 September 2022. Frits is the hands-on moderator for all […]

29September, 2022

ACM News

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Ian Foster Recognised With ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award

Ian Foster, a Professor at the University of Chicago and Division Director at Argonne National Laboratory, has been named the recipient of the 2022 ACM-IEEE CS Ken Kennedy Award. The Ken Kennedy Award recognises pathbreaking achievements in parallel (high-performance) computing. Foster is cited for contributions to programming […]

29September, 2022

TC12.6 and TC12.12 Stage Ethics and Industry 4.0

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TC 12.6 and TC 12.12 collaborated with the French Chapter of IEEE and the Institute of Services and Industry Troyes (ISIFT) for a day on Ethics and Industry of the future. Organised by Professor Nada Matta, the hybrid event took place at the UTC-Sorbonne University Paris in July, bringing together over 30 participants from industry […]