30January, 2021

ACM – Update for January 2021

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First Recipient of CCF/ACM Artificial Intelligence Award Announced

The CCF-ACM Artificial Intelligence Award, established last year by the Chinese Computer Federation and ACM, is awarded to professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the theory, technology, or application of artificial intelligence and worked in China at the time of the award. The inaugural winner for 2020 […]

28May, 2020

South Africa Falling Behind on Hyper-Automation Trends

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) adoption is lagging in South Africa, and local organisations must move to organise their processes and start deploying RPA if they are to catch up with growing global progress towards hyper-automation.

This is according to Johan Steyn, chair of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA)’s AI and Robotics special […]

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 […]

31October, 2017

The Ideas We Saw at NITC 2017

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Last month’s SEARCC/NITC Conference in Colombo presented a valuable opportunity for delegates from across Sri Lanka and around the world to come together and share their knowledge and insights.

Here are a few of the lessons and ideas discussed by the event’s keynote speakers.
Saving the CIO
The first speaker of NITC 2017 was Dr Nick Tate – […]

11October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations

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IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations

Wednesday 11 October 2017 – New York USA – IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki will today present to the United Nations on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we live.

Mr Ibaraki, who is a key decision-maker […]

30August, 2017

Wildcard Registration For IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Opens September 6, 2017

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The $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE will open Wildcard Registrations on September 6 for teams that believe they have an earth-shattering idea for an AI application.

This limited window is a great opportunity for teams involved in ground-breaking “AI for Good” projects; from revolutionising healthcare to changing how children are taught – the possibilities […]

30August, 2017

Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at INTERACT 2017

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HCI luminaries Albrecht Schmidt and Andy Cockburn headline an impressive line-up of speakers at next month’s INTERACT 2017 Conference in Mumbai.

Professor Schmidt will present the opening keynote on “Amplifying Human Abilities: Digital Technologies to Enhance Perception and Cognition, while Cockburn will deliver the closing keynote, entitled: Faster, More Learnable and Preferred: Experiences Using Applied Psychology […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Combined NITC/SEARCC Conference to Attract Over 1,000 ICT Professionals

Wednesday 30 August 2017 –  Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people […]

29August, 2017

Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at IFIP INTERACT 2017

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Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at IFIP INTERACT 2017
Tuesday 29 August 2017 – HCI luminaries, Albrecht Schmidt and Andy Cockburn, headline an impressive line-up of speakers at next month’s IFIP INTERACT 2017 Conference in India.

The leading international conference exploring issues relating to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), INTERACT 2017 is the 16th annual […]

31July, 2017

INTERACT 2017 in Mumbai in September

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Some of the world’s greatest experts in Human Computer-Interaction (HCI) will gather in Mumbai in September for INTERACT 2017, the 16th Conference of IFIP Technical Committee 13.

Hosted by the Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay from 25-29 September, the multi-faceted event will include two days of pre-conference workshops, field trips, a symposium on HCI Research […]