30November, 2018

BCS President Visits Australia – Speaks on AI & Ethics

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BCS President Chris Rees spoke in Sydney for the ACS last week about the importance of ethical standards in an AI-driven world.

Rees presented a talk entitled ‘Ethics in AI and IT’ at the ACS Innovation Hub as part of a national roadshow, discussing the need for ethics to be placed front and centre of the […]

31July, 2018

ACM Updates Code of Ethics

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ACM has updated its Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The revised Code of Ethics addresses the significant advances in computing technology since the 1992 version, as well as the growing pervasiveness of computing in all aspects of society.

ACM’s Code of Ethics is considered the standard for the computing profession, and has been adopted by computing […]

31May, 2018

IP3 to Showcase Skills Frameworks at WCC2018

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IP3 will partner with KNVI (the Royal Dutch Association of Information Professionals) and PTI (Polish Information Technology Society) to run two sessions at the World Computer Congress (WCC) in Poznan, Poland in September 2018.

The first session on 18 September will explore the concept of frameworks and how they contribute to skills development, with particular focus on SFIA (Skills […]

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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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

By |December 23rd, 2017|Ethics|0 Comments

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 […]