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22December, 2017

From IFIP President Mike Hinchey

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As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all our members a very Happy Christmas and festive season.

It’s been a year of significant highlights for many of our member societies, with IITPSA marketing its 60th Anniversary, ICS and INRIA celebrating their 50th Birthdays while the ACM marked the 50th […]

29November, 2017

IFIP Raises its Visibility in Promoting ICT Issues and Professionalism

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IFIP is now more able to engage with its member associations and groups to help promote ICT policy and industry professionalism globally after expanding its social media presence.

IFIP is now active on the three major social media platforms – Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter – and publishes articles and the monthly IFIP Insights online newsletter on […]

29November, 2017

IFIP Confirms First Keynote for World Computer Congress (WCC) 2018

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IFIP has announced the first confirmed keynote speaker for next year’s World Computer Congress in Poznan, Poland, successfully attracting internationally-renowned computer scientist and researcher, Professor Wil van der Aalst to present a plenary session.

An expert in all areas relating to processes and data, Professor van der Aalst writes on business process management, process mining, data […]

29November, 2017

IFIP AI4KM Conference Co-located with IJCAI 17

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The 5th Artificial Intelligence for Knowledge Management (and Innovation) Conference – an activity of WG 12.6 – was colocated with IJCAI 17 in Melbourne.

The one-day conference took place 20th August and covered several fields of AI applied in various sectors. Proceedings are available at:

http://ifipgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ProceedingsAI4KM2017-2-EML2.pdf

The event included two local invited talks on Semantic Data Lake by […]

29November, 2017

ACS Celebrates Excellence in ICT with the 2017 Digital Disruptor Awards

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ACS – the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector – this month staged its annual Digital Disruptors Awards in Sydney in conjunction with its flagship Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit.

Now in its third year, the ACS Digital Disruptors Awards recognise the achievements and talent of individual ICT professionals and group ICT skills and service transformations across […]

29November, 2017

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics Forms Partnership with KNVI

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The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR) has joined forces with the Royal Dutch Foundation for IT and Information Professionals (KNVI).

KNVI is the largest and oldest association for IT and information professionals in the Netherlands. The new partnership will help FRR to achieve its mission to shape the future design, development and use of robotics in […]

29November, 2017

Inria Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

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Congratulations to Inria, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, which this year celebrates its jubilee.

Inria marked the occasion with a series of activities, culminating in a two day event in Paris from 7-8 November that encompassed meetings, presentations and strategic discussions on topics ranging from algorithms and privacy to artificial intelligence […]

29November, 2017

IFIP Names Silver Core Award Winners

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IFIP has announced the winners of its 2018 awards program, naming six long-serving members who have made significant contributions both to IFIP and to their professional discipline. All six were unanimously endorsed for the awards by the IFIP General Assembly.

Silver Core Awards have been presented to:

Nathan Clarke (TC11)
Sara Foresti (TC11)
Tom Gross (TC13)
Wanda Orlikowsky (TC8)
Gilbert Peterson (TC11)
Mary Webb (TC3)

IFIP has also […]

29November, 2017

IFIP TC3 Open Conference on Computers in Education 2018 Announces Call for Papers

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IFIP TC3 and its working groups will meet in Linz, Austria in June next year for OCCE.2018 to explore the challenges and opportunities in education emerging with the societal impact of digital technologies.

OCCE.2018 will be hosted by the Austrian Computer Society and people interested in presenting at the conference are invited to submit papers for […]

29November, 2017

CSZ Stages Annual Summer School

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It’s been a momentous month in Zimbabwe, and we’re not just talking about the political coup. From 15-18 November, the Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) staged its annual Summer School, one of the biggest events on the local ICT calendar.

While the Zimbabwe army was moving to place former President Mugabe under house arrest, the nation’s […]