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28May, 2024

Games Accessibility Workshop Issues Call for Papers

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The ICEC Game Accessibility Research Summit Workshop will be held on 30 September 2024 in a blended environment as part of IFIP Technical Committee’s ICEC 2024. Organised by IFIP Working Group 14.9 Game Accessibility, the workshop is currently seeking submissions from potential speakers.

About this Workshop

Game accessibility has evolved significantly during the last decade, both in […]

28May, 2024

ACM Conferences & Events

By |May 28th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ACM FAccT 2024, 3-6 June
The ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (ACM FAccT) brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems. Sessions include “Building Feminist AI in Latin America: Experiences from the Ground,” “Towards Responsible Non-extractive AI Research and Collaboration with Indigenous Communities, “Visions of Afro-feminist Emancipatory, Liberatory […]

25April, 2024

Nominate Now for IFIP Awards

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do you know an IFIP colleague who deserves greater recognition? If so, consider nominating them for an IFIP Award. The IFIP Executive Committee has extended the deadline to submit for IFIP Awards until 15 June 2024. 

There are currently three awards open for nomination: 

Auerbach Award 2024
IFIP Fellow 2024 
IFIP Service Award 2024

All nominations must be […]

25April, 2024

IFIP Joins AIM Global to Drive Positive Change in AI

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP has joined AIM Global, the Global Alliance on Artificial Intelligence for Industry and Manufacturing. This strategic collaboration reflects our commitment to advancing safe, sustainable and inclusive use of AI in industry and manufacturing. 
Guided by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), AIM Global promotes the responsible development and deployment of AI and frontier technologies. […]

25April, 2024

CIPS & IFIP Board Collaborate on Climate Change

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CIPS, Canada’s Association of IT Professionals, was delighted to host the March 2024 IFIP Board Meeting at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Toronto, starting with an IFIP Board and CIPS Joint Working Session on Monday 25th March. The working session commenced with a warm welcome from CIPS CEO Greg Lane, setting the stage for an […]

25April, 2024

IT Professionals and Climate – A Perspective

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Late March – Toronto – Sheraton hotel. In one of the conference rooms, IFIP representatives from around the world and CIPS hosts sit together, discussing the relationship between IT and climate. The developments Stephen Ibaraki outlined still resonate a little in the room. AI can already help select and detect the best (new) materials for […]

25April, 2024

IFIP Congratulates New Women Presidents of Member Societies

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Girls in ICT Day is celebrated on 25 April this year. According to ITU, this year’s theme for the Girls in ICT day celebrations is “Leadership”, to underscore the critical need for strong female role models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
Within the IFIP family, four women have recently been elected to […]

25April, 2024

Deepfakes a Major Risk for UK General Election, Say BCS

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The influence of AI deepfakes on the UK General Election is a concern for most tech experts, according to a new survey by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Some 65 per cent of IT professionals polled said they feared AI-generated fakes would affect the result – and they’re calling for technical and policy solutions. Furthermore, […]

25April, 2024

IP3 News

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

David O’Leary Award 2024 – Call for Nominations 
Once again, we are calling for nominations for this award.

IFIP IP3 acknowledges an individual or organisation that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), has worked as an Ethics Evangelist, and/or has made strides in fostering diversity among ICT practitioners. An individual or organisation can be nominated. 

The criteria […]

25April, 2024

Supporting the Digital Literacy Alliance 

By |April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What might be needed to support digital literacy for environmental, social and economic sustainability?

That is the question that the Digital Literacy Alliance, a Working Group of the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES), aims to answer in a number of Brain Trust meetings, the first of which took place early April. 

I came across CODES when […]