Professionalism in ICT

19September, 2016

New IT Professionalism Body in Europe

By |September 19th, 2016|CEPIS, Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

CEPIS has launched IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE), a network of organisations committed to furthering IT professionalism in Europe. ITPE highlights the need to implement pragmatic solutions. It provides its members with information and visibility, in a collective endeavour to promote best practice in IT professionalism and drive its development in Europe. ITPE organises national briefings […]

19September, 2016

Lero Director Mike Hinchey Takes Over as President of IFIP

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Professor Mike Hinchey has taken over as President of IFIP, the global professional association for the ICT industry. Professor Hinchey is a Director of Lero, the Irish software research centre, Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Limerick, Ireland and a consultant to NASA’s Space Program.

Professor Hinchey was elected last October during IFIP’s 2015 […]

30May, 2016

IFIP/IP3 Global Industry Council Elects Andy Chen as Director

By |May 30th, 2016|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

Andy Chen, President & CEO of Catatronic Enterprise, has been confirmed as the newest Director of IFIP/IP3’s Global Industry Council (GIC), a unique, industry-focused body that offers a forum within which ICT employers and educators can engage with IP3 and influence the development of the global profession.

With a mission to establish global partnerships that strengthen […]

22May, 2016

Security and Privacy Experts to Converge on Belgium for International Security Conference

By |May 22nd, 2016|Big Data, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IFIP SEC 2016 to Explore CyberSecurity Threat Landscape in the Wake of Snowden Revelations

Friday 20 May 2016 – The 2016 Kristian Beckman Award winner, Professor Bart Preneel, is one of three Keynotes engaged to speak at the upcoming 31st International IFIP Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (IFIP SEC 2016).

The flagship event of IFIP’s […]

26April, 2016

NCS (Nigeria Computer Society) Announces 26th National Conference to be Held in July

By |April 26th, 2016|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, Young ICT Professionals|0 Comments

Plans are underway for the 26th National Conference of the Nigeria Computer Society, to be held from 19-21 July, 2016 at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja, Nigeria.

The largest annual gathering of Nigeria’s ICT community, the Conference will bring together ICT professionals, employers, investors, businesses, agencies, vendors, industry bodies, innovators, researchers, educators and thought leaders.

With […]

1February, 2016

Cyber Security Read: Professional Code Helps IT Worker With Ethical Dilemmas

By |February 1st, 2016|ACM, Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

In this January’s issue of The Nederland’s Cyber Security Council monthly magazine, Cyber Security Read, IFIP President Leon Strous was interviewed about the increasing reliance on IT and IT workers and the need for a globally adopted professional code.

Excerpt from the original article:

“IT systems have an increasingly great influence on our life. When something goes wrong […]

20January, 2016

IFIP Highlights Importance of Professionalism at UN WSIS Review

By |January 20th, 2016|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

IFIP reaffirmed its commitment to taking strong action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and called for ICT professionalism to be explicitly recognised during the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting last month to review the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes.

Although Founding Chair of IFIP’s Global Industry Council and IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, […]

30December, 2015

Professionalism in IT on the Agenda at UN’s High Level WSIS+10 Review

By |December 30th, 2015|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

The recent high level review of the WSIS+10 outcomes by the United Nations was told that WSIS should explicitly recognize ICT Professionalism since the implementation of WSIS action lines and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires the services of a skilled, competent, ethical, accountable, trustworthy ICT workforce.

The WSIS+10 High Level Meeting was convened by UN General […]

15December, 2015

Global ICT community meets at the UN General Assembly

By |December 15th, 2015|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

Global ICT community meets at the UN General Assembly in support of sustainable development
IFIP IP3 Chair Global Industry Council calls for recognition
of Professionalism in ICT
 

Tuesday 15 December 2015: Chair Global Industry Council and Vice-Chair of IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), Stephen Ibaraki, was represented at the WSIS+10 High Level meeting, convened by UN General Assembly […]

22October, 2015

United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism in Driving Sustainability Outcomes

By |October 22nd, 2015|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE
 
United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism
in Driving Sustainability Outcomes
 
Global ICT Professionalism Body – IFIP IP3 – Strengthens Ties with UN General Assembly
 
Thursday 22 October 2015 – New York, USA: Key figures at the United Nations this week heard about the critical role information and communications technology (ICT) professionalism will play in helping to […]