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26August, 2021

IFIP VP Anthony Wong to Lead New Working Group WG12.12

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AI Governance will be the primary focus of IFIP’s newest Working Group (WG), which has been established within IFIP Technical Committee (TC) 12.

WG12.12 (AIGOV) will be chaired by IFIP Vice President, ex-CIO and technology lawyer, Anthony Wong, who has written and presented extensively on the issue of ethical and regulatory approaches to AI in his […]

26August, 2021

#IFIP60 Virtual Panel Events Kick Off

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To celebrate IFIP’s 60th anniversary, we are putting together a series of 10 virtual panel events
featuring members and associates of IFIP and showcasing the interesting and impressive work they
do. Events in the series will consist of four or five panelists and a moderator presenting for an hour
and fifteen minutes, and will run from 30 August […]

29July, 2021

Robodebt was an AI ethics disaster

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Automated systems need greater accountability.

The Australian Government’s automated welfare debt recovery process, commonly known as ‘Robodebt’, was an unmitigated failure that exemplified the need to understand the ethics behind artificial intelligence decision making, according to a new report.

In his forward to The Ethics and Risks of AI Decision-Making report published by ACS, chair of the society’s AI Ethics Committee, Peter […]

29July, 2021

IFIP Welcomes Member Societies and Committees Celebrating #ifip60

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More than 33 #ifip60 events are taking place across the globe over the next few months as Member Societies and IFIP Committees join IFIP to celebrate its founding under the auspices of UNESCO 60 years ago.

In April, IP3 (IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership) hosted a panel discussion on “Building Cyber Resilience with a Professional Workforce” […]

1July, 2021

Let’s Collaborate!

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One of the biggest benefits of being part of IFIP is the opportunity to meet and collaborate with technologists and academics from around the world.

To that end, Horizon Europe has provided some URLs that might be useful for IFIP members to explore during the next couple of months, in order to identify possible areas of […]

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

IFIP IP3 Seeks Nominations for David O’Leary Award

By |May 25th, 2021|Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

After a year in hiatus, the coveted David O’Leary Award is once again up for grabs and IFIP IP3 is looking for nominations of potential recipients – both individuals and/or organizations.

The award acknowledges an individual or body that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), has worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or has made strides […]

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 […]

30March, 2021

BCS Warns Digital Vaccine Passports Must Not Put Everyday Rights at Risk

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Creating a portable vaccine proof by adapting an app can be achieved technically – but comes with ethical and data privacy challenges, according to BCS, The UK’s Chartered Institute for IT.

The professional body has warned a situation may result where going to leisure venues around the UK could demand as much ‘linked data’ from us […]