Ethics

30June, 2021

Nominate an Outstanding Professional

By |June 30th, 2021|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Time is running to nominate highly ethical professionals and organisations for the prestigious David O’Leary Award, offered by IFIP IP3.

The deadline to nominate is 15 August, 2021, with the opportunity to recognise an individual or body that has:

promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice),
worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or
made strides in fostering diversity […]

25May, 2021

CSBS 2021 to Celebrate IFIP’s 60th Anniversary

By |May 25th, 2021|Ethics, Events, IFIP|0 Comments

The 41st Congress of the Brazilian Computer Society (CSBC 2021) will feature a special session marking IFIP’s 60th Anniversary.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, will deliver a speech on the topic of, “IFIP: a Global Framework for the Socially Responsible Development and Application of Information and Communication Technologies”.

The event will take place on 20th July 2021 at […]

26February, 2021

HBMSU Announces Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart and Technology-Enhanced Higher Education

By |February 26th, 2021|Ethics|0 Comments

The first edition of the Benchmarking Framework for Online, Open, Smart and Technology-enhanced Higher Education was announced at the 14th Innovation Arabia Conference and Exhibition held virtually on 22- 24 February 2021.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of HBMSU, Innovation Arabia […]

30January, 2021

IFIP Launches Global Code of Ethics for ICT Sector

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Code Sets New Standards for Ethical and Professional Conduct by ICT Practitioners

IFIP, the global professional body for people working in the ICT sector, has announced the launch of its new Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, said the new Code of Ethics provides a much-needed global standard for the fast-moving technology […]

28January, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: IFIP Launches Global Code of Ethics for ICT Sector

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Code Sets New Standards for Ethical and Professional Conduct by ICT Practitioners

Thursday 28 January 2021 – IFIP, the global professional body for people working in the ICT sector, today announced the launch of its new Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, said the new Code of Ethics provides a much-needed global […]

26November, 2020

Australian Human Rights Commission Calls for Guardrails Around AI Systems

By |November 26th, 2020|Ethics, Home Slider|0 Comments

Australia’s Human Rights Commission has released a report highlighting the potential dangers of using artificial intelligence to make decisions around human rights, saying in-built biases could lead to unlawful and discriminatory outcomes.

The Commission’s new report, Addressing the problem of algorithmic bias, examines the interaction between human rights – specific equality and non-discrimination – and artificial intelligence […]

30September, 2020

IFIP Adopts New Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

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At the virtual IFIP General Assembly (GA) held on 24th September 2020, the GA enthusiastically adopted a new IFIP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.  

The Code has been adapted from the ACM Code of Ethics published previously, which itself had been through many years of consultation and development with members of IFIP, IEEE and other […]

30July, 2020

BCS Calls for an Informed Debate in Wake of Huawei 5G Ban

By |July 30th, 2020|Ethics, Home Slider|0 Comments

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has called for an informed debate about the merits of developing local 5G capability in the wake of the British Government’s ban on using Huawei technology in the 5G network. 

Back in January, the Government announced Huawei could play a limited role in the 5G network. However, it has now […]

29June, 2020

IP3 to Host Thematic Workshop at WSIS Forum Next Month

By |June 29th, 2020|Ethics, Events, IFIP, WSIS|0 Comments

IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) will host a Thematic Workshop at the WSIS Forum in July, posing the question: Living the Standard – How Can the Information and Knowledge Society Live to an Ethical and FAIR Standard and Leave Nobody Behind?
 

To be held on Wednesday 15th July at noon (CEST), the workshop will be […]

29June, 2020

AICA Awards ETIC Prizes for Computer Ethics Theses

By |June 29th, 2020|Ethics|0 Comments

AICA (Italian Society for Computer Science) has partnered with Rotary International to present the annual ETIC Prizes for excellence in the field of computer ethics research.

The awards ceremony, held online on 18th June 2020, saw eight students receive prizes for their dissertations. 

AICA has cooperated with the Italian Districts of the Rotary International to promote the […]