INTERFACE is an original programme of acquisition and discussion of tools and concepts in mathematical, computer and digital sciences, that are pertinent to potential users in industry: modelling, simulation, and optimization. Sessions will include activities such as courses and hands-on and interactive computing sessions, and last two to four days, in full on-site immersion at […]
UbiComp 2019, September 11 to 13, London, UK
The ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing will feature workshops on Ubiquitous Personal Assistance; Computing for Well-being; Continual and Multimodal Learning for Internet of Things; Addressing Grand Challenges in Healthcare through Smart Clothing; and more. UbiComp is collocated with the ACM International Symposium on Wearable […]
One of Australia’s most innovative and collaborative workspaces has been launched in the Melbourne Docklands precinct this month by ACS President, Yohan Ramasundara, and Victoria’s Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs, Jane Garrett.
Covering more than 2,000m2 of digitally enabled floorspace, the new technology and innovation hub was developed by ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector.
The hub […]
The first physical meeting of the WSIS Forum Open Consultation Process has been held in Geneva as the organisers of the annual multi-stakeholder event seek to draw input from a wide range of sources in planning for next year’s event.
The WSIS Forum is a global platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for […]
IFIP Networking 2019 – the 18th event of the series, sponsored by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6), was held on the campus of Warsaw University of Technology in beautiful and exciting Warsaw – a capital of Poland from 20-22 May 2019. Over the past years, IFIP Networking conference has established itself as […]
In 2018, Communications of the ACM debuted the first in a series of special sections designed to spotlight a region of the world with the goal of introducing readers to new voices, innovations, and technological research on a global scale. The most recent section, in the April 2019 issue, covered the Europe region.
CACM is now issuing a […]
Knuth and Gödel Prizes Awarded at STOC Conference
SIGACT, ACM’s Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory, presented the Donald E. Knuth Prize to Avi Wigderson of the Institute for Advanced Study and the Gödel Prize to Irit Dinur of the Weizmann Institute of Science, at the 51st Annual Symposium on the Theory of Computing […]
GECCO 2019, July 13 to 17, Prague, Czech Republic
The Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference’s tracks include Evolutionary Machine Learning; Search-Based Software Engineering; Digital Entertainment Technologies and Arts; Real World Applications; and more. Scheduled keynoters are Raia Hadsell (DeepMind); Robert Babuska (Technical University of Delft); and Ingo Rechenberg (Technical University Berlin).
ITiCSE 2019, July 15 to 17, […]
The 3rd annual AI for Good Global Summit (AIGGS) is being held this week in Geneva, Switzerland to provide a forum to identify practical applications of AI to help accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The 2019 event – being run from 28-30 May, will highlight AI’s value in advancing education, healthcare […]
As part of its continued push to harness technology for sustainable development, the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has its new framework for assessing whether a nation’s science, technology and innovation (STI) policies are in line with its development objectives.
UNCTAD used the 22nd session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development […]