About 60 researchers at all career levels participated in this year’s IFIP Summer School on Privacy and Identity Management, held at the University of Oslo, Norway, on 8-11 August 2023. The event is an annual conference, co-organized by IFIP WG 9.2, WG 11.6, and WG 9.6/11.7. After three virtual editions due to the pandemic, it […]
In our July issue we announced that Dr David Kreps had been elected as chair of the IFIP Technical Assembly, which oversees the work of the various Technical Committees (TCs) and Working Groups (WGs) within IFIP. We spoke to David about his plans and aspirations for the role.
As the new chair of the Technical Assembly, […]
IFIP stalwart, Professor David Kreps has been elected chair of the IFIP Technical Assembly.
An active participant in IFIP since 2008, David has held numerous leadership roles across TC9 and WG9.5, including serving as chair of both bodies. He has also chaired and co-chaired various HCC conferences and served as Editor of Proceedings for Springer Publications […]
AI for Good Global Summit Balances AI Governance with AI Solutions to Advance Health Care and Climate Change
The goal of AI for Good is to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and connect AI innovators with public and private-sector decision-makers to help scale up AI solutions globally. AI for Good is organized by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies, together with 40 partner UN agencies. […]
The David O’Leary Award is the vehicle through which IFIP IP3 acknowledges an individual or organisation that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), has worked as an Ethics Evangelist, and/or has made strides in fostering diversity among ICT practitioners. An individual or organisation can be nominated.
The criteria includes:
Professionalism – demonstrated commitment to all […]
The current websites of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) need to be redesigned and consolidated. See: www.ifip.org. There is a main website and some linked sites.
Before requesting full and detailed proposals, IFIP requests that potential service providers complete this Expression of Interest (EOI). The Website Committee will review all EOIs, and then send a […]
Mohammad Alizadeh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the recipient of the 2022 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for pioneering and impactful contributions to data centre networks. Alizadeh has fundamentally advanced how data centres communicate efficiently in transporting data. One of his key contributions is the control of data centre network congestion and packet loss with […]
Understanding AI should be part of teacher training courses and headteachers’ leadership qualifications, according to BCS, Britain’s Chartered Institute for IT.
The professional body said using digital technology, including AI in the classroom, should be prominent in Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and National Professional Qualifications for school leaders.
It suggests these measures will help teachers use AI […]
An IFIP panel of experts from Working Group 5.15 and the new IFIP Task Force on Climate Change and Digital Technology delivered a thematic workshop on Thursday 20th April as part of the WSÏS Forum.
The online event, which explored the topic of on the topic of “IT in Disaster Risk Reduction”, was moderated by WG5.15 […]
Thank you to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and President Dr Nick Tate for hosting the IFIP Strategy Day and Board Meeting at the offices of the ACS in Barangaroo in Sydney, Australia on April 13-14.
During the Strategy Day on 13th April, ACS President Dr Tate welcomed attendees to Country and IFIP President Anthony Wong […]