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 IFIP Networking event series forms the flagship conference from IFIP TC6 – the Technical Committee on Communication Systems. It started in 2000 as a joint event of combining the Broadband Communications, Performance of Communication Networks, and High Performance Networking conferences, which date back partially to 1981. The main objectives of IFIP Networking are to […]
The German Informatics Society (GI) has announced the leading influential thinkers and technologies from across German AI history.
A jury consisting of 18 AI experts made the selections during an intensive seven-hour consultation at the Weizenbaum Institute for Networked Society in Berlin. The event was part of the project ” #KI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany, which seeks […]
The 2019 IFIP Working Group 8.6 conference will be held in Accra, Ghana, from 21– 22 June 2019 with the theme of: “ICT unbounded, Social Impact of Bright ICT Adoption”.
Hosted by the University of Ghana, the 2019 Conference focuses on Bright Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Bright ICT, a 2015 initiative of the Association of […]
CEPIS (Council of European Professional Informatics Societies) has celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this month, bringing together members and stakeholders for a function exploring best practices in digital skills development in Europe.
The session was co-hosted with digital skills certification body, ECDL Foundation, which launched its new brand identity ‘ICDL’ in Europe, as well as a […]
The IFIP Domain Committee on the Internet of Things has released its final position paper entitled “IoT: do we have a choice?”.
The paper explores various aspects and dimensions of the IoT, including technical issues, environmental concerns, socio-organisational issues, personal and societal issues, security and privacy issues, legal and ethical concerns and professionalism/education issues.
It also […]
This month saw the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group.
Rocco Defina of Oxys Consulting was elected Chair, succeeding Mary Cleary (who left to take the Chair of CEN Technical Committee 428). The Vice-Chair position of ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group was taken by Floor Scheffer of Tata […]
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 is working on plans for an annual award to recognise professionalism and ethics at the highest level.
The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and who embodied, and was a role model for, all the […]