Events

30September, 2020

Anti-Covid: Informatics against Covid-19

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The Internet Workshop Anti-Covid took place over two days from 22 to 23 June 2020. The goal was to initiate and integrate activities aiming at overcoming the problems concerning Covid-19 by using ICT tools and methods.

The scope was fairly comprehensive and comprised the following topics:

Computing support for understanding Covid-19 and its implications (modelling and […]

30September, 2020

IFIP WG 8.5 Stages Virtual EGOV2020 Conference

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IFIP WG 8.5 (ICT & Public Administration) joined with the Digital Government Society (DGS) this month to stage a virtual annual IFIP EGOV-CeDEM-ePart2020 conference.

Conducted from 31 August to 2nd September, the event represented a merger between IFIP WG 8.5 Electronic Government (EGOV), IFIP WG 8.5 IFIP Electronic Participation (ePart) and the Conference for E-Democracy and […]

30September, 2020

Germany’s GI Appoints Four Junior Fellows 2020

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Germany’s German Informatics Society (GI) has appointed four talented young computer scientists as Junior Fellows, naming Katharina Geldreich (TU Munich), Katharina Weitz (University of Augsburg), Dr. Wolfram Wingerath (Baqend GmbH) and Dr. Christoph Gröger (Robert Bosch GmbH) to join its Junior Fellowship. 

The move is designed to provide additional support for outstanding younger talents, recognising that […]

30September, 2020

Updates from ACM – September 2020

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HLF 2020 Virtual Conference Features Interviews with ACM Award Recipients, Hot Topic Panel on Healthcare

 The 2020 Heidelberg Laureate Forum, held virtually on 21-25 September, provides an informal venue for 200 selected young researchers to exchange ideas with renowned laureates in mathematics and computer science. Recently-elected ACM President Gabriele Kotsis opened the Forum and interviewed 2019 […]

28August, 2020

News from ACM – August 2020

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ACM Europe Tech Policy Committee Addresses the Future of AI

Comments on European Commission AI White Paper: The European Commission recently sought public input on its AI White Paper regarding policy options to enable trustworthy AI development. ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee, led by Alejandro Saucedo, submitted comments addressing specific issues with automated decision-making (ADM) systems, warning […]

28August, 2020

Hungarian Computer Society Hosts the Central European Olympiad of Informatics

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Competition is underway for CEOI 2020, which is being held this week in Nagykanizsa, Hungary.

The John von Neumann Computer Society (NJSZT), together with the Hungarian Government and the local municipality, have organised the event, which runs from 23-29 August, kicking off on Sunday with an entertaining and inspiring opening ceremony. 

An annual event since 1994, CEOI […]

30July, 2020

IFIP-Sponsored Conference Announces Winner of Best PhD Dissertation in Dependable Computing

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The International Symposium on Dependable Systems and Networks has named Dr Bo Fang from the University of British Columbia, Canada, winner of the 2020 William C Carter Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Dependability.  The Symposium, which was held virtually earlier this month, was jointly sponsored by IFIP and IEEE. 

Established in 1997, the WC […]

30July, 2020

GI Launches Student Competition: HackTheSummer Seeks Digital Ideas for a Better World

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The German Informatics Society (GI) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research are launching the creative competition “HackTheSummer – Digital Ideas for a Better World”.

Berlin, June 22, 2020 – In a new national competition, GI is partnering with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to identify creative digital solutions that contribute to […]

29June, 2020

IP3 to Host Thematic Workshop at WSIS Forum Next Month

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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

ACM Update (June 2020)

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ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee Submits Recommendations on Green Deal

ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee submitted comments to the Directorate General for Climate Action of the European Commission in support of the comprehensive and ambitious sweep of the Commission’s Green Deal. Europe TPC strongly concurred with the Commission’s premise that realizing true energy efficiencies in the information and communication technology […]