29March, 2022

TC13 Holds Open Symposium

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On Thursday 17th March, 2022, TC13 (Human Computer Interaction) staged its annual Open Symposium for TC Committee members and representatives of the local host organisation to present their latest research.  

This year was the first time the event has been held since the pandemic (the last one is in Milan in March 2020 was cancelled) and […]

25February, 2022

AICA Elects Renato S. Marafioti as President

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AICA, the Italian Association for Computer Science and Automatic Calculation has elected Renato Salvatore Marafioti as its new President for a three-year term from 2022-2024.

Graduated in Law and specialising in criminal law, Dr Marafioti has extensive experience in cybersecurity and ICT vocational training (since 1995). He is the Founder and President of Format, a cultural […]

25February, 2022

ACS Announces Billion Dollar Plan to Boost Aussie Tech

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The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has outlined a roadmap for the next federal government to boost the digital economy and improve Australia’s technology sector.

The ACS 2022 Election Platform features nine key policies aimed at making Australia a technology leader.

ACS President Dr Nick Tate launched the platform during this week’s ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit in Sydney, saying […]

25February, 2022

ACM Flags Facial Recognition Concerns

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ACM Technology Policy Council TechBrief Spotlights Privacy, Ethics Problems with Facial Recognition Technology

ACM’s global Technology Policy Council has issued the second in its new series of TechBriefs. The new edition focuses on policy issues raised by facial recognition and its use by governments and the private sector. Noting that “facial recognition use is increasing despite […]

25February, 2022

ACS Names 2022 Digital Disruptor Awards Winners

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A senior leader in AI and data science has won the 2022 ACS Digital Disruptors’ Award for ICT Professional of the Year.

Dr Mahendra Samarawickrama, Manager of Data Science and Analytics at Australian Red Cross, took out the top award, presented at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney on Wednesday night.

“I am honoured to receive this prestigious […]

25February, 2022

IFIP WG 8.3 Gears Up for June Conference in Hungary

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IFIP Working Group 8.3 is delighted to invite you either in-person or virtually to Budapest, Hungary for the 2022 Open Conference of the IFIP WG 8.3 Decision Support. 

To be held from 15-17 June 2022, the conference is entitled “From Data Analytics to Intuition”. It will highlight trends in the increasing abundance of data, technological advancements […]

25February, 2022

PRO-VE 2022 to Explore Collaborative Networks in Digitalization and Society 5.0

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23rd IFIP/SOCOLNET Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises







The term “digitalization” represents a major ongoing transformation in industry and services where the adoption and integration of a large variety of novel information and communication technologies leads to more efficient, flexible, agile and sustainable systems. 

Digitalization became one of the key aspects of Industry 4.0. Current trends towards Industry […]

25February, 2022

CLEI 2022 Calls for Papers

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CLEI XLVIII – the Latin American Computing Conference – has issued a Call for Papers. The event seeks papers reporting results of a theoretical nature and/or practice that advance the state of the art or present relevant applications or cases in the areas of interest of the symposia or associated events.  

To be held in Armenia, Colombia from […]

25February, 2022

ACM News

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Featured ACM Member: Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
Ponnurangam Kumaraguru “PK” is a Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad (India). His research interests include computational social science, social media analysis, cybersecurity, and online privacy. His PhD thesis from Carnegie Mellon University helped form a company, Wombat Security Technologies, which was later acquired for $225 Million. […]

31January, 2022

BCS Awards Society Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Green Tech to Met Office CEO

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Professor Penny Endersby, CEO of the Met Office, has been awarded the 2021 Society Medal by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

The Medal recognises Professor Endersby’s outstanding contribution to making digital technology good for society and the environment.

The BCS award panel cited her exceptional commitment to enriching weather forecasting and the predictive analysis of climate […]