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

By |October 1st, 2018|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

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 […]

1September, 2018

Countdown to WCC2018

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Final preparations are underway for the World Computer Congress 2018 (WCC2018), IFIP’s flagship event involving more than a dozen conferences, symposia and workshops in addition to an impressive line-up of invited keynote speakers.

To be held from 17-21 September in Poznan, Poland, WCC2018 brings together some of the world’s foremost authorities in the areas of data […]

1September, 2018

WCC2018 to feature IP3 Framework Workshops

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) will host two sessions at the upcoming World Computer Congress (WCC2018) to discuss the role and application of Skills Frameworks.

The first session on Tuesday 18 September is a “Frameworks Overview” while on Friday 21 September the focus will be “Frameworks Implementation”.

Skills frameworks are essential to maintaining professional […]

31August, 2018

IFIP Summer School Success

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Congratulations to Laurens NAUDTS, Yefim SHULMAN and Sascha VAN SCHENDEL, who individually shared the award for the Best Student Paper at this month’s IFIP Summer School in Vienna.

Hosted by AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) from 20-24 August, the 13th IFIP Summer School took as its theme: “Privacy and Identity Management – Fairness, accountability and transparency […]