Ethics

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 […]

28June, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

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Media Release
World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality
12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”
Tuesday 28 June 2016: Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater […]

18March, 2016

IFIP President Says Collaboration is Key

By |March 18th, 2016|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP President Leon Strous has highlighted the importance of collaboration to achieving success in the digital economy during an address to last month’s 78th National Convention of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) in Tokyo.

Mr Strous told delegates that the increasing complexity, interdependence and cross-border nature of large-scale IT systems and infrastructures creates additional […]

17March, 2016

World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 Confirms Keynote Speakers

By |March 17th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

Tuesday 15 March 2016: WITFOR 2016, the World Information Technology Forum focused on progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has announced four keynote speakers to headline the event being held in Costa Rica this September.

Organised by the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), WITFOR 2016 brings together senior policy-makers, […]

16February, 2016

Last Days to Submit Papers for World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016

By |February 16th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

Tuesday 16 February 2016: ICT professionals and government policy makers wanting to present their strategies for progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals at the IFIP World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 have two weeks to submit their papers and demo proposals for review.

March 1st 2016 is the deadline for submissions, with the event scheduled […]

1February, 2016

Cyber Security Read: Professional Code Helps IT Worker With Ethical Dilemmas

By |February 1st, 2016|ACM, Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

In this January’s issue of The Nederland’s Cyber Security Council monthly magazine, Cyber Security Read, IFIP President Leon Strous was interviewed about the increasing reliance on IT and IT workers and the need for a globally adopted professional code.

Excerpt from the original article:

“IT systems have an increasingly great influence on our life. When something goes wrong […]

20January, 2016

IFIP Highlights Importance of Professionalism at UN WSIS Review

By |January 20th, 2016|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

IFIP reaffirmed its commitment to taking strong action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and called for ICT professionalism to be explicitly recognised during the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting last month to review the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes.

Although Founding Chair of IFIP’s Global Industry Council and IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, […]

30December, 2015

Professionalism in IT on the Agenda at UN’s High Level WSIS+10 Review

By |December 30th, 2015|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

The recent high level review of the WSIS+10 outcomes by the United Nations was told that WSIS should explicitly recognize ICT Professionalism since the implementation of WSIS action lines and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires the services of a skilled, competent, ethical, accountable, trustworthy ICT workforce.

The WSIS+10 High Level Meeting was convened by UN General […]