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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

By |June 29th, 2020|Ethics, Events, IFIP, WSIS|0 Comments

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 […]

29May, 2020

ACS Announces Winners of Australia/New Zealand Defence Force Hackathon

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Four teams have been named winners of the Australia/New Zealand #Shockproof Defence Forces Hackathon.

Conducted and executed by the ACS over the weekend of 15-17 May, the virtual event bought together 500 innovators from both sides of the Tasman Sea. 

Guided by 70 mentors with 40 pitch presentations, the hackathon aimed to find ways to harden Australian and New […]

28May, 2020

IFIP Summer School Issues Call for Papers

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The 15th IFIP Summer School on Privacy and Identity Management is seeking papers for the conference, which will now be co-located with IFIP SEC from September 20-23, 2020, in Maribor, Slovenia. 

A joint activity of IFIP Working Groups 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.6 and Special Interest Group 9.2.2, the Summer School will be held as a virtual event […]

28May, 2020

ACM Recognizes Outstanding Service to the Field of Computing

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ACM has recognized three individuals with awards for their exemplary service to the computing field. Working in diverse areas, the 2019 award recipients were selected by their peers for longstanding efforts that have strengthened the community. This year’s ACM award recipients made seminal contributions in areas including textbooks and educational tools, bibliographic resources, and advancing […]

29April, 2020

DSN-2020 Moves Online

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Organisers for the 50th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN-2020, have made a decision to move the event online in the wake of global quarantine measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new, all-digital conference experience will feature workshops, a doctoral forum and tutorials as well as a full program of keynote speakers […]