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27July, 2022

CLEI Announces New TC Reps

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CLEI, the Latin American Center for Informatics Studies, has announced its new line-up of national representatives to IFIP’s Technical Committees.

Headquartered in Chile, CLEI draws its membership from across South America and over the past 35 years has staged events in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Costa Rica, Peru, Mexico and Spain.

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27July, 2022

ACM Conferences and Events

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SIGGRAPH ’22, August 8—11

The Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques conference will again include both on-demand presentations and scheduled sessions, celebrating advancements in computer graphics, digital art, animation, visual effects, machine learning, artificial intelligence, immersive and mixed realities, scientific visualisation, and more. Featured speakers are 2019 ACM A.M. Turing Award winner Pat […]

27July, 2022

Italy’s National Workshop for Technology Transfer and Higher Education

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Italy’s National Workshop for Technology Transfer and Higher Education

Italy’s National Workshop for Technology Transfer and Higher Education took place at the Industrial Computer Engineering (ICE) Laboratory in Verona from 16-17 June, 2022.

The workshop was a meeting place between industry and university researchers, enabling them to build partnerships and synergies to make technology transfer easier. Leading […]

29June, 2022

IP3 Welcomes New Board Member

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) is pleased to welcome Damith Hettihewa of the Computer Society Sri Lanka (CSSL) to the board. CSSL is working with IP3 to create a Professional membership grade for future certification by IP3.

29June, 2022

Last Chance to Nominate a Professional for the 2022 David O’Leary Award

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Remember to nominate a respected colleague or organisation for the prestigious David O’Leary Award. Offered by IFIP IP3, the award seeks to recognise an individual or body that has:

promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), 
worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or 
made strides in fostering diversity among ICT practitioners.

The 2021 winner was ethics researcher, Don […]

29June, 2022

IFIP Goes Meta at WSIS Forum

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Once again, a team including Mike Hinchey, Anthony Wong, Moira de Roche, and Amit Joshi (InterYIT) represented IFIP at WSIS 2022. It was wonderful to be there in person after a two-year hiatus. Apart from the events we attended and the presentations we made, we also took the opportunity to meet with senior official at […]

29June, 2022

IFIP Leaders Meet with UNCTAD

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IFIP leaders travelled to the Palais des Nations in Geneva this month to meet with officials from UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development). 

The meeting explored ways that the global IFIP community could help developing countries to better leverage frontier technologies. 

Supporting the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development, the UN’s main […]

29June, 2022

ACM Elects Yannis Ioannidis as President

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ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has elected Yannis Ioannidis as President for a two-year term beginning July 1 2022. 

Ioannidis is a Professor of Informatics & Telecom at the University of Athens, Greece and a Fellow of ACM and IEEE. An ACM member since 1983, he has served as ACM Secretary/Treasurer (2018–2020), SIGMOD Chair (2009–2013) and […]

29June, 2022

SIF Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

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The Société Informatique de France (SIF) celebrated its 10th anniversary this month with a two day Congress on 14-15 June.

Nearly 120 people attended the event at Cnam – Le Conservatoire national des arts et métiers in Paris, including IFIP President-elect Anthony Wong and IFIP SIF representative Jacques Sakarovitch. 

“I felt privileged to join SIF and celebrate […]

29June, 2022

GI Kicks Off Roundtable Series on Ethical AI Development

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What measures ensure that AI is developed responsibly in companies? 

A roundtable series organised by the German Informatics Society (GI) and Stiftung Mercator is now exploring this question. The kick-off workshop on 21 June brought together AI decision-makers from a variety of companies – from start-ups to large corporations. 

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) makes many […]