Events

25May, 2021

IFIP Calls for Event Proposals

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To celebrate its 60th Anniversary, IFIP is hosting the Future of Information Processing Series of 10 virtual events. The virtual events will be free and open to the public and will take place between August and December 2021.

We are seeking proposals that debate and discuss issues at the intersection of technology and the information society. […]

25May, 2021

CSBS 2021 to Celebrate IFIP’s 60th Anniversary

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The 41st Congress of the Brazilian Computer Society (CSBC 2021) will feature a special session marking IFIP’s 60th Anniversary.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, will deliver a speech on the topic of, “IFIP: a Global Framework for the Socially Responsible Development and Application of Information and Communication Technologies”.

The event will take place on 20th July 2021 at […]

25May, 2021

IFIP TC3 Invites You to OCCE 2021 DTEL

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IFIP Technical Committee 3 (Education) invites you to participate in the IFIP TC3 Conference OCCE 2021 DTEL, “Digital Transformation of Education and Learning – Past, Present and Future” from 17-20 August 2021.

The conference will reflect on the continuous development and future outlook of ICT and education. It also celebrates six decades of IFIP and five […]

25May, 2021

ACM Update for May 2021

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ACM Europe TPC Comments on Digital Green Certificates

ACM’s Europe Technology Policy Committee submitted a formal Statement on the Development and Deployment of Digital Green Certificates to the Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) prior to its hearing on the European Commission’s Proposal regarding “Digital Green Certificates.” European authorities are currently and […]

25May, 2021

South Africa’s Computer Applications Olympiad Extended Until Friday

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South Africa’s annual Computer Applications Olympiad has been extended by a week to allow time for more learners to participate.

The Olympiad, a challenge for those who take CAT or the ICDL or are otherwise computer literate, is a project of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) to encourage the development of ICT […]

29April, 2021

IFIP Celebrates 60 Years with Global Calendar of Events

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To celebrate its 60th Anniversary, IFIP is collaborating with its Member Societies, Technical Committees, Working Groups and Partner organisations to stage a series of events around the world.

The events, which range from one-hour workshops to multi-day conferences, will be held under the banner of “Unimagined Futures”, which is also the title of IFIP’s 60th Anniversary […]

28April, 2021

IFIP IP3 Talks Professionalism in Cybersecurity at WSIS Forum

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) kicked off its involvement in the 2021 WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum this month with a moderated panel discussion on professionalism in cybersecurity on 13th April 2021.

The event, entitled: Building Resilience with a Professional Workforce”, was moderated by IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, with the panel […]

28April, 2021

IITPSA Announces 2020’s Leading Lights at Virtual President’s Awards Event

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IITPSA Announces 2020’s Leading Lights at Virtual President’s Awards Event

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) capped an unusual year and its first ever virtual President’s Awards ceremony by naming joint winners of the Visionary CIO of the Year Award this month.

Dr Stanley Mpofu, CIO of the University of the Witwatersrand, and Nomthi […]

28April, 2021

ACS Harbour City Labs Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

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Harbour City Labs, the ACS growth incubator based at Sydney’s Barangaroo district, celebrated its third anniversary on this month.

The Sydney lab, the second in the ACS network of growth incubators, was established in 2018 to demonstrate sustainable Australian technology businesses and entrepreneurs can be successful while remaining onshore. 

“The initial focus was to support early stage […]

28April, 2021

ACM Update for April 2021

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 View Screening and Panel Discussion on Coded Bias Film
ACM’s Technology Policy Council and Diversity and Inclusion Council sponsored a free screening and public discussion of the film “Coded Bias” and how those in computer science fields can address issues of algorithmic fairness. The discussion was held on 29 March 2021.

View a recording of the discussion.

 

 

 

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