Ethics

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

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IFIP ambassadors ran three workshops at this month’s WSIS Forum in Geneva, highlighting the important role that ICT professionalism is playing in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Thematic Workshops included:

“Digital Equity and Inclusion for ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction” – run by the IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster […]

28February, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum

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MEDIA RELEASE
Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum
IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session
 

Wednesday 28 February – The global ICT professional body, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing […]

23December, 2017

Slow Tech and ICT – a small book

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Congratulations to active IFIP members Diane Whitehouse (Chair of TC9 – ICT and Society) and Norberto Patrignani (who heads up the Domain Committee on Cloud Computing) on the publication of their new short book, “Slow Tech and ICT”.

Currently downloadable online with a physical version available in the new year, the book has been motivated by […]

31October, 2017

The Ideas We Saw at NITC 2017

By |October 31st, 2017|Ethics, Events, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, Robotics|0 Comments

Last month’s SEARCC/NITC Conference in Colombo presented a valuable opportunity for delegates from across Sri Lanka and around the world to come together and share their knowledge and insights.

Here are a few of the lessons and ideas discussed by the event’s keynote speakers.
Saving the CIO
The first speaker of NITC 2017 was Dr Nick Tate – […]

31October, 2017

IFIP’s Oliver Burmeister Chosen as 2017 Ethics Expert by Prominent Journal

By |October 31st, 2017|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society publishes one paper each year by an international expert, inviting 3-4 other experts to write a 1,500 word response.

Last year, Ethics authority Oliver Burmeister was invited to be the expert for 2017 and submit an article on the topic, “Professional Ethics in the Information Age”. […]

17May, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE (updated): WannaCry Ransomware Attack a Wake-Up Call

By |May 17th, 2017|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Tuesday 17 May 2018 – The WannaCry ransomware attack that has impacted an estimated 300,000 users in 150 countries is a wake-up call for both government and business, said the global body for ICT professionals.

Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), today warned that WannaCry was only the latest in a series […]

30October, 2016

IFIP IP3 to Present at Ministers Forum in Sydney

By |October 30th, 2016|Ethics, Events, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), IFIP’s professionalism arm, will present at a strategic, invitation-only Ministers Forum in Sydney, Australia at the end of November, one of a series of events being held to coincide with the Australian Computer Society’s Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit on 1 December 2016.

During the Minister’s Forum, IP3 will present a […]

25October, 2016

IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the World Standardization Assembly

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Media Release  
IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the
World Standardization Assembly
Tuesday 25 October 2016 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems will be the focus when Professor Mike Hinchey, president of the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) presents at this week’s ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) in Tunisia.

Professor […]

19September, 2016

New IT Professionalism Body in Europe

By |September 19th, 2016|CEPIS, Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

CEPIS has launched IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE), a network of organisations committed to furthering IT professionalism in Europe. ITPE highlights the need to implement pragmatic solutions. It provides its members with information and visibility, in a collective endeavour to promote best practice in IT professionalism and drive its development in Europe. ITPE organises national briefings […]

4July, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

By |July 4th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|2 Comments

12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”

Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater Manchester from 7-9 September this year.

The conference, which will be the first to explore […]