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26February, 2021

VLSI-SOC 2021

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VLSI-SoC 2021 is the 29th in a series of international conferences which explore the state-of-the-art in the areas of Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) and System-on-Chip (SoC) design.

Sponsored by IFIP Working Group 10.5, IEEE CEDA and IEEE CASS, VLSI-SOC 2021 will take place from 4-8 October 2021 at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University.  The purpose of VLSI-SoC is to provide […]

26February, 2021

ACM Update – February 2021

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ACM Europe Tech Policy Leaders Lend Expertise to European Policy Panels

Leaders of the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee were featured presenters at two European policy events organised in February by the Science|Business Network (S|B).

ACM Europe TPC Chair Chris Hankin joined six experts from the European Commission, private sector, and academia for a webinar on AI: […]

30January, 2021

Kishor Trivedi Wins IEEE Reliability Society Lifetime Achievement Award

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Kishor Trivedi, a long-serving member of IFIP WG 10.4 and the Hudson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, has been awarded the IEEE Reliability Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

One of the highest tributes that a society of the IEEE can bestow, the award recognises Trivedi’s “sustained contributions to the methods, tools and […]

23December, 2020

Age Discrimination Rife in Tech Sector

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A new report has found age discrimination is rife in the tech sector. More than a third of all IT workers in Australia have faced some form of discrimination, with unfair treatment over age topping the list.

Global payroll and HR firm ADP conducted a survey of just under 2,000 Australians, finding that IT was among […]

23December, 2020

ICS a Founding Partner of European Software Skills Alliance

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With 52 per cent of workers in Europe in need of reskilling, DIGITALEUROPE and an alliance of 26 software partners has launched the European Software Skills Alliance (ESSA), bringing together key industry and education stakeholders to help bridge the skills gap.

ICS (Irish Computer Society) is proud to be a founding partner of ESSA, collaborating on […]

23December, 2020

2021 ACS Indigenous Scholarship Prize Awarded

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The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has awarded its 2021 ACS Indigenous Scholarship to Warren Faulkner, the second year in a row he has won the prize.

Awarded annually by Charles Darwin University, the scholarship supports and showcases indigenous achievement in Information Technology courses, and was first awarded in 2018.

“I’m very honoured and consider myself extremely fortunate […]

23December, 2020

KNVI Releases Two New Books for Free Download

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New Publications Focus on AI and Blockchain

The Royal Dutch Association of Computer and Information Professionals (Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging van Informatieprofessionals, KNVI) has made two unique books available for free under Creative Commons licence.
Multidisciplinary Artificial Intelligence
Edited by Natascha van Duuren & Victor de Pous

While Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, expects increasingly intelligent computers to overtake humans […]

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 […]