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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.
29November, 2017

ACS Celebrates Excellence in ICT with the 2017 Digital Disruptor Awards

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ACS – the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector – this month staged its annual Digital Disruptors Awards in Sydney in conjunction with its flagship Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit.

Now in its third year, the ACS Digital Disruptors Awards recognise the achievements and talent of individual ICT professionals and group ICT skills and service transformations across […]

29November, 2017

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics Forms Partnership with KNVI

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The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR) has joined forces with the Royal Dutch Foundation for IT and Information Professionals (KNVI).

KNVI is the largest and oldest association for IT and information professionals in the Netherlands. The new partnership will help FRR to achieve its mission to shape the future design, development and use of robotics in […]

29November, 2017

Inria Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

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Congratulations to Inria, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, which this year celebrates its jubilee.

Inria marked the occasion with a series of activities, culminating in a two day event in Paris from 7-8 November that encompassed meetings, presentations and strategic discussions on topics ranging from algorithms and privacy to artificial intelligence […]

29November, 2017

IFIP Names Silver Core Award Winners

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IFIP has announced the winners of its 2018 awards program, naming six long-serving members who have made significant contributions both to IFIP and to their professional discipline. All six were unanimously endorsed for the awards by the IFIP General Assembly.

Silver Core Awards have been presented to:

Nathan Clarke (TC11)
Sara Foresti (TC11)
Tom Gross (TC13)
Wanda Orlikowsky (TC8)
Gilbert Peterson (TC11)
Mary Webb (TC3)

IFIP has also […]

29November, 2017

IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education 2018 Announces Call for Papers

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IFIP TC3 and its working groups will meet in Linz, Austria in June next year for OCCE.2018 to explore the challenges and opportunities in education emerging with the societal impact of digital technologies.

OCCE.2018 will be hosted by the Austrian Computer Society and people interested in presenting at the conference are invited to submit papers for […]

29November, 2017

CSZ Stages Annual Summer School

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It’s been a momentous month in Zimbabwe, and we’re not just talking about the political coup. From 15-18 November, the Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) staged its annual Summer School, one of the biggest events on the local ICT calendar.

While the Zimbabwe army was moving to place former President Mugabe under house arrest, the nation’s […]

29November, 2017

Call for Papers for Special Issue of Journal of Information & Knowledge, Elsevier

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Knowledge engineering and management applied to sustainability & innovation.

IFIP Working Group 12.6 is seeking papers for a special issue of the Journal of Information & Knowledge.

The objective of this special Issue is to gather contributions from both researchers and practitioners to discuss methodological, technical and organizational aspects, feedback from application of knowledge engineering and management […]

29November, 2017

Histories of Computing in Eastern Europe

By |November 29th, 2017|Events, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

The year and location of the next IFIP World Computer Congress (http://wcc2018.org) are an opportunity to consider the history of computing in its international context. Working Group 9.7 will take advantage of this with a workshop that reflects on how computing and informatics rely on the international community for innovation.

The 24th congress will be held […]

1November, 2017

Irish Computer Society celebrates 50 years supporting IT in Ireland

By |November 1st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

In October, the Irish Computer Society marked the culmination of its 50th anniversary celebrations with a very special black-tie event at Clontarf Castle. ICS CEO, Jim Friars said, “we are very proud that this year we welcome our 10,000th member to the society and look forward to the next 50 years and the next 10,000 members as […]

31October, 2017

IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) Conference – Call for Papers

By |October 31st, 2017|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, IoT - Internet of Things, WCC|0 Comments

The first cross-domain IFIP Internet of Things (IoT) Conference has issued a Call for Papers.

The IFIP IoT Conference will be held from 18-20 September 2018, as one of the streams within the World Computer Congress (WCC2018).

IoT is hot. Experts and organizations are addressing the topic in policy statements, papers and conferences.

While early developments focused […]