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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, 2022

BCS Elects Mayank Prakash as President

By |March 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mayank Prakash FBCS has been announced as the new President of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, with a call for governments and businesses to use technology as a force for good.

As BCS’ first President from an Indian ethnic background, Mayank is a keen proponent of exploring the potential offered by technology and making the […]

30March, 2022

Can India Fill Australia’s Skills Gaps?

By |March 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia could soon recognise Indian degrees

Indian university graduates could soon be plugging Australia’s skills gap. Photo: Shutterstock

A mutual recognition agreement between Australia and India could prove critical for students in both countries, as Australia struggles to plug IT skills gaps and India fights to counter quality issues that have left nearly half of graduates unemployable.

Taskforce […]

30March, 2022

Educators – Check out EAIT Journal!

By |March 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Education and Information Technologies (EAIT) is the official journal of TC3 – the IFIP Technical Committee on Education. The first issue of EAIT was published in 1996, meaning that it has now been in publication for just over 25 years. EAIT is a research journal that covers the complex relationships between information and communication technologies […]

30March, 2022

ACM News

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Informatics for All Releases its Informatics Reference Framework for School
The Informatics for All coalition recently released its Informatics Reference Framework for School. The new report advances informatics as a fundamental discipline for the 21st century, while also indicating how informatics may become a driver for renewal and innovation of other disciplines. 

The Framework is designed to […]

30March, 2022

Nigeria Computer Society News

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NCS Holds Artificial Intelligence Summit
Over the years, the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has been consistently developing and promoting the adoption of emerging technologies for enhancing national development. 

As part of the series of capacity building and developmental programs aimed at transforming Nigeria through digital innovations, NCS held its first edition of Artificial Intelligence Summits in collaboration […]

30March, 2022

BCS & IFIP TC3 Collaborate on CS Academics Workshop

By |March 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earlier this month, IFIP Technical Committee 3 (Education) and the BCS Academy Board of Computing joined forces to host a workshop exploring ways to support academics new to Computer Science (CS) education institutions.  

The objective of the March 3 workshop was to share challenges, reflect on the projects and activities that are underway, and to explore […]

29March, 2022

New IFIP Working Group WG12.13 Kicks off with Keynote at ICCIDS 2022

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

The Chairs of IFIP Technical Committee TC12 (Artificial Intelligence) and its new Working Group WG12.13 jointly presented last week at ICCIDS 2022, the Fifth International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Science, held in India. 

The keynote, entitled “What AI for Global Security?”, represented the first action of the new Working Group 12.13 (AI for Global […]

29March, 2022

TC13 Holds Open Symposium

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On Thursday 17th March, 2022, TC13 (Human Computer Interaction) staged its annual Open Symposium for TC Committee members and representatives of the local host organisation to present their latest research.  

This year was the first time the event has been held since the pandemic (the last one is in Milan in March 2020 was cancelled) and […]

25February, 2022

AICA Elects Renato S. Marafioti as President

By |February 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AICA, the Italian Association for Computer Science and Automatic Calculation has elected Renato Salvatore Marafioti as its new President for a three-year term from 2022-2024.

Graduated in Law and specialising in criminal law, Dr Marafioti has extensive experience in cybersecurity and ICT vocational training (since 1995). He is the Founder and President of Format, a cultural […]

25February, 2022

ACS Announces Billion Dollar Plan to Boost Aussie Tech

By |February 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has outlined a roadmap for the next federal government to boost the digital economy and improve Australia’s technology sector.

The ACS 2022 Election Platform features nine key policies aimed at making Australia a technology leader.

ACS President Dr Nick Tate launched the platform during this week’s ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit in Sydney, saying […]