Ethics

26February, 2020

BCS Warns that AI Risks having Bias and Discrimination ‘Hard-Wired’ In

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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 […]

29January, 2020

BCS Welcomes New Code of Practice for Children’s Privacy

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BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has welcomed the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online

The Age Appropriate Design Code (published 22 January) outlines 15 standards that online services should meet.

Dr Bill Michell OBE, Director of Policy at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT said: “Embedding ethical IT practice across services like […]

29November, 2019

YOUTH IGF SUMMIT: 11 DEMANDS OF YOUTH

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Whose Internet is this? And how can we design it together for the benefit of all?

Questions about participation and the economic, ecological and social sustainability of the Internet are mobilising young people all over the world. They also play a central role at the Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations (IGF), which is taking […]

29September, 2019

IFIP WG8.6 Working Conference December 2020

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IFIP WG8.6 is planning to organise its next conference on the theme, “Re-Imagining Diffusion and Adoption of Information Technology and Systems: A Continuing Conversation”.

To be held at the Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli, India from 17-19 December 2020, the conference will focus on understanding the diffusion and adoption of emerging information technologies and systems which […]

29April, 2019

CLEI Latin American Computing Conference Moves to Panama

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The Latin American Center for Computing Studies (CLEI) has announced that the 2019 Latin American Computing Conference will be held in Panama from 30 September – 3 October.  An annual event organised by CLEI since 1974, the conference rotates amongst Latin American countries and was last held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The conference brings together hundreds […]

29March, 2019

Countdown to WSIS 2019

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IP3 will again host a thematic workshop at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) when it convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April this year.

The WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform designed to facilitate the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. It provides a unique opportunity for information exchange, […]

29March, 2019

IP3 Wins Funding for David O’Leary Award

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IP3 is working on plans for an annual award to recognise professionalism and ethics at the highest level.

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and who embodied, and was a role model for, all the […]

28March, 2019

AI for Good Global Summit – May 2019 in Switzerland

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The third AI for Good Global Summit will take place from 28 to 31 May 2019 at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland. Organized by ITU in partnership with XPRIZE Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and over 30 sister United Nations (UN) agencies, the event was conceived and initiated by IFIP […]

31January, 2019

IP3 Elects Anthony Wong as Deputy Chair

By |January 31st, 2019|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) has elected Australia’s Anthony Wong as its new deputy chair at its Board meeting last week.

IP3 chair, Moira de Roche said she was very pleased to see Anthony take on the deputy chair role. “I am delighted that Anthony has accepted this role: he has been involved with IP3, is […]

31January, 2019

UK Government Announces Plans for a Cyber Security Profession

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The UK Government recently announced plans to develop a Cyber Security Profession in the UK. The initiative, which was announced in December last year, will include different specialisms and Chartered status for cyber security professionals. The announcement laid out the following timeline:

By March 2020:

The early development and alignment of a coherent set of career […]