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 […]
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 […]
ACS (Australian Computer Society) has revamped its Professional Standards Scheme in a move that will see all ACS Certified Professional (CP) members receive professional recognition from Australian federal, state and territory governments.
The new ACS Professional Standards Scheme was recently approved by Australia’s Professional Standards Council (PSC).
The scheme will also cap liability for ICT professional services […]
IFIP announces the launch of IFIP SELECT, a new IT journal which seeks to improve the distribution and diffusion of some of the excellent research being carried out and presented within IFIP’s various Technical Committees (TCs) and Working Groups (WGs).
Now accessible at ifip.org/select, the new journal will do more than simply gather and (re-)publish excellent […]
IFIP IP3 Wants ICT Practitioners Working with Safety Critical Systems to be Certified
The global professional body for the technology sector has called for minimum professional standards for ICT practitioners working on computer systems where human life might be at risk.
The call – from IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), the professionalism arm of IFIP (International Federation […]
IP3 will again host a thematic workshop at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) when it convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April this year.
The WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform designed to facilitate the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. It provides a unique opportunity for information exchange, […]
IFIP and its professional practice arm, IP3, will contribute to international thinking on critical issues relating to Artificial Intelligence and Society when the WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April 2019.
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum is a global United Nations (UN) multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation […]
BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT has warned the Government that a no-deal Brexit would cause lasting damage to the future of science and innovation in the UK and could undermine the country’s position as a leading digital economy.
The stark prediction came in a report to the House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry: Brexit, Science […]
An event hosted by the Irish Computer Society (ICS) this week provided clarity about the position on data transfers with the UK in a post-Brexit world.
The Irish Minister for Data Protection, Pat Breen, presented at the National Data Protection Conference, saying that in the wake of recent news, the Government was making plans for […]