Events

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]

1October, 2018

IFIP Shines in Poland

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Nearly 500 people gathered in Poznan, Poland for the World Computer Congress (WCC2018) earlier this month.  

Delegates came from 45 countries around the world, although the vast majority were from across Europe and in particular, hundreds of Poles took advantage of the opportunity afforded by having the event staged in their homeland.

WCC2018 included four keynote […]

30September, 2018

Innovation Arabia 12 Conference

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Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Innovation Arabia 12 will be held on 25–27 February 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Center, United Arab Emirates.  The overarching conference theme is ‘Building Smart Communities: Balancing […]

1September, 2018

Countdown to WCC2018

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Final preparations are underway for the World Computer Congress 2018 (WCC2018), IFIP’s flagship event involving more than a dozen conferences, symposia and workshops in addition to an impressive line-up of invited keynote speakers.

To be held from 17-21 September in Poznan, Poland, WCC2018 brings together some of the world’s foremost authorities in the areas of data […]

1September, 2018

WCC2018 to feature IP3 Framework Workshops

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) will host two sessions at the upcoming World Computer Congress (WCC2018) to discuss the role and application of Skills Frameworks.

The first session on Tuesday 18 September is a “Frameworks Overview” while on Friday 21 September the focus will be “Frameworks Implementation”.

Skills frameworks are essential to maintaining professional […]

31August, 2018

SEARCC International Schools Software Competition 2018 to be Held in Australia

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SEARCC (South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation) is partnering with ACS (Australian Computer Society) to host the 2018 International Schools Software Competition (ISSC) in Brisbane, Australia at St John’s Anglican College.

SEARCC’s annual global software coding competition for school students, ISSC will bring together teams from several South East Asian countries to take part in the […]

31August, 2018

CSSL Prepares for NITC 2018

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) will stage its flagship National IT Conference from 2-4 October in Colombo.

The theme this year is “it Changes Everything”, referring to the quote from Steve Jobs at the iPhone launch in 2007.  CSSL President Yasas Abeywickrama said, “Anyone who is enthusiastic about ICT recognises its potential to change everything […]

31August, 2018

Upcoming ACM Events

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MOBILEHCI 2018, 3 to 6 September, Barcelona, Spain

The 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services has as its theme “Beyond Mobile: the Next 20 Years”. Invited speakers are Cynthia Breazeal (Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab and Chief Experience Officer, Jibo, Inc.) giving a talk on social robots, and James A. Landay […]

31July, 2018

AI4KM Explores AI and Time

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The 6th AI4KM (AI for Knowledge Management) workshop took place at Stockholm during IJCAI-18, bringing together the members of IFIP Working Group 12.6 and those interest in their endeavours.

The invited talk by Professor Helena Lindskog of Linkoping University was timely. She presented the results of an EU study on the relationship between globalisation and time, […]

31July, 2018

SIGKDD Conference in London Next Month

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Next month’s SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and Big Data.

The event, which runs from 19-23 August in London, includes 27 workshops, 37 tutorials, and keynotes by ACM fellow Jeannette Wing (Columbia University), David Hand (Imperial College), Alvin […]