24December, 2018

IITPSA Names President’s Awards

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The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) 2018 President’s Awards have celebrated the country’s leading lights in ICT. With two new awards introduced in 2018, the event recognised five individuals and projects worthy of the industry’s top accolades.

The IT Personality of the Year Award – IITPSA’s oldest award, which is now in its […]

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]

31October, 2018

History of Computing in Eastern Europe – Conference Report

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By Martin Schmitt (Potsdam, Germany), Co-Chair of WG 9.7

The history of computing is not universal, but instead is locally bound. This principle of the history of technology was at the core of this year’s workshop of IFIP Working Group 9.7 – History of Computing. Inspired by the Polish conference venue, the group focused on the […]

31October, 2018

Methodology for User-Centred System Design

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The 7th International Working Conference on Human-Centred Software Engineering (HCSE) was held last month at the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, SophiaTech Campus.

Organised by IFIP Working Group 13.2, the event explored “Methodology for User-Centred System Design” from 3-5 September 2018.

This edition of HCSE was focused on the interdependencies (overlapping and possibly conflicting dependencies that […]

31October, 2018

AI Through the Pygmalion Lens

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Karamjit S. Gill, a long-time contributor to IFIP Working Group 9.2 and the Editor of “AI & Society” has published a note-worthy article entitled “Artificial Intelligence: looking through the Pygmalion Lens”.


Check it out at: Artificial intelligence: looking through the Pygmalion Lens

2October, 2018

News from IFIP WG 13.2 Methodology for User-Centred System Design

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From September 3 to 5, 2018, the IFIP Working Group 13.2 on “IFIP Working Group 13.2 on “Methodology for User-Centred System Design” organized in the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, SophiaTech Campus, the 7th International Working Conference “Human-Centered Software Engineering” (HCSE) – http://hcse-conference.org/  

This edition of HCSE was focused on the interdependencies (overlapping and possibly conflicting […]

1October, 2018

Leon Strous Receives IFIP’s Highest Honour

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IFIP’s immediate past president, Leon Strous, has been recognised with the Isaac Auerbach Award, IFIP’s most prestigious honour.

Established as a living memorial to IFIP’s founding President, the award is presented to an individual whose service to IFIP exemplifies the Auerbach spirit of dedication and generosity.

In addition to serving as IFIP President for six years […]

1October, 2018

IFIP Shines in Poland

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Nearly 500 people gathered in Poznan, Poland for the World Computer Congress (WCC2018) earlier this month.  

Delegates came from 45 countries around the world, although the vast majority were from across Europe and in particular, hundreds of Poles took advantage of the opportunity afforded by having the event staged in their homeland.

WCC2018 included four keynote […]

1October, 2018

Mike Hinchey Re-Elected as IFIP President

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey was re-elected for another term at this month’s General Assembly meeting held in conjunction with the IFIP World Computer Congress 2018 in Poznan, Poland.

Professor Hinchey, who is a Director at Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, took over the reins as IFIP President in September 2016 with the goal of […]

1September, 2018

ICT Profession Mourns Brenda Aynsley

By |September 1st, 2018|Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Tributes have poured in from across the international ICT community after the death earlier this month of Brenda Aynsley, the immediate past chair of IFIP IP3 and a former president of ACS (Australian Computer Society).

A passionate advocate of ICT professionalism, ethics and diversity, Brenda was a Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS and […]