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26November, 2020

ICS Re-Elects Mike Hinchey as President, Appoints Mary Cleary as Secretary-General

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The Irish Computer Society has re-elected Professor Mike Hinchey as its President for a third consecutive year and announced the appointment of Mary Cleary as Secretary-General.

Professor Hinchey, who is also President of IFIP, has a long and distinguished record of service within ICS. He served as both Vice President and Treasurer before being elected as […]

26November, 2020

New ICS Report Highlights Weaknesses in Cyber Resilience at Board Level

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A new report from the Irish Computer Society highlights a real gap in Irish Boards’ oversight of cyber resilience in their organisations.

The report identifies three key areas:

Capability & Confidence

One in five report that they are either not discussing Cyber Resilience at all or are not being briefed about ongoing developments.

Four in five have not […]

26November, 2020

CIOs the Catalysts of Change for a Digital World

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CIOs have a crucial and multi-faceted role to play in helping their organisations transform for the digital age. This is according to Sandra La Bella, winner of the Visionary CIO title at the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Presidents Awards 2019, and Executive of Information Technology, the Unlimited, who was speaking on […]

26November, 2020

IFIP TC9 Publishes HCC14 Submissions

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The 14th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, was due to take place 9th-11th September 2020, at the Faculty of Global Informatics (iTL), Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan.

Unfortunately, like many events in 2020, HCC14 was cancelled due to COVID-19.  However, since submissions had already been made and reviewing was underway, a decision was made […]

26November, 2020

Call for Nominations: The Jean-Claude Laprie Award

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The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing has been awarded annually since 2012 by IFIP Working Group 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance).

The award recognises outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing. It takes the form of a memorial plaque presented to the author(s) at the Annual IEEE/IFIP International […]

30October, 2020

News from IFIP TC12 – October 2020

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1st Act of AI Festival Montpellier

Due to COVID modifications, the initial AI Forum France could not take its planned form (AI Austria Forum).  Instead, IFIP TC12 decided to have several events, beginning with a Round Table on September 23rd 2020.

The event, which attracted over 100 people and was conducted under COVID-safe conditions, was hosted […]

29October, 2020

Australian Women More Likely to Abandon Science Careers

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Female scientists in Australia are being paid less than their male peers, have fewer opportunities for career advancement and are more likely to be considering leaving the industry as a result, according to a new industry employment report that could damage ongoing efforts to increase women’s participation in STEM careers.

An article published in the ACS […]

29October, 2020

News from IFIP TC12 – October 2020

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1st Act of AI Festival Montpellier

Due to COVID modifications, the initial AI Forum France could not take its planned form (AI Austria Forum).  Instead, IFIP TC12 decided to have several events, beginning with a Round Table on September 23rd 2020.

The event, which attracted over 100 people and was conducted under COVID-safe conditions, was hosted […]

29October, 2020

IFIP APMS2020 Showcases Advances in Production Management Systems

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Leading international experts in the area of digital transformation and innovation gathered online and in person in Novi Sad, Serbia from 30 August to 3 September for APMS2020, the flagship event of IFIP WG5.7.

This year was the 41st iteration of the event and the first time it occurred in a hybrid mode, with a mix […]

29October, 2020

HBMSU’s Celebrates New Summer Program Graduates

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and Emirates Talent Association (ETA) has celebrated a new cohort of graduates from its ‘Emirati Programmer – Summer 2020’.

The 2020 edition of ‘Emirati Programmer’ comprised two offerings: Cloud Computing and IoT in collaboration with the leading cloud computing provider Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the 3D Printing Program in […]