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27March, 2020

Are You a Project Manager or Devops Lead Who Wants to Make a Tangible Contribution to Fighting the Spread of COVID-19?

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Here’s your opportunity to join a passionate group of 9000+ people around the globe – comprising ICT professionals, cloud engineers, doctors/nurses, researchers, PhD students, CAD specialists and more – who are working to create schematics for cheap, easy to build hospital ventilators to open source and have freely available to meet the current shortages in […]

26February, 2020

ACS Highlights Opportunities for Australian Fintech Sector

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Australian businesses could reap up to $16 billion in benefits from a thriving Australian fintech sector, ACS CEO Andrew Johnson told Federal Senators last week.

In an appearance before the Australian Government’s Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology, Johnson called for improved startup incentives and greater investment in Australia’s human capital to boost the […]

26February, 2020

GI Honours Formative Figures in German AI History

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The Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) has joined with the Fraunhofer Group for IUK Technology to honour 10 influential figures in German AI history at a special reception in Berlin. 

The reception entitled, “Artificial Intelligence in Germany – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”, came out of the GI’s KI50 project which brought together a jury of 18 transdisciplinary […]

26February, 2020

Australian Startups Form Envirotech Alliance in Wake of Climate Crisis

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A community of Australian startups has partnered up to establish the Envirotech Alliance, an initiative focused on creating scalable solutions to help protect the environment and tackle climate change.

Led by technology advocacy body TechSydney, the Envirotech Alliance is a partnership with SparkClub, a community of energy tech professionals and founders, Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, Launch […]

29January, 2020

IITPSA Awards Programming Scholarship to Disabled Student

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IITPSA, the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, has announced a new beneficiary of its SSIR Online School scholarship, which has covered the costs of the online Java Programming Course for learners in Grade 10, 11 and 12 since 2017. The scholarship has benefited a number of learners, with three girls now in Grade […]

29January, 2020

German Informatics Society (GI) Condemns Proposed Changes to Security Laws

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The German Informatics Society (GI) has come out against a draft bill which would require all providers of telemedia services (telcos, ISPs and social media platforms) to breach the password security of their users. 

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has published changes to the German Telemedia Act in order to “combat right-wing extremism […]

29January, 2020

HCC Extends Submission Deadline

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The 14th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference: “Human-Centric Computing in a Data-Driven Society” has extended the deadline for submissions Until 21 February 2020.

To be held in Tokyo, Japan from 9-11 September 2020, HCC14 takes the theme: “People First : One Can Hide the Data but Not the Truth”

We are now living in a […]

29January, 2020

How do ICT Professionals Perceive AI?

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That’s the question the CEPIS Information Society SIN wants to understand through a brief online questionnaire. 

An Associate Member of IFIP, CEPIS represents national informatics associations throughout greater Europe. Established in 1989 by nine European informatics societies, CEPIS has grown to represent over 450,000 ICT and informatics professionals in 29 countries.

The CEPIS Information Society SIN is […]

20December, 2019

ACS Announces New Early Stage Tech Investment Fund

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector, has announced plans to facilitate a new early stage tech investment fund.

The fund, announced by ACS President Yohan Ramasundara at the Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne, will kick off with a $5m investment from ACS with a call for other investors to join the scheme.

Mr Ramasundara […]

20December, 2019

ACS Presents Digital Disruptor Awards 2019

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Sheryl Frame wins ICT Professional of the Year.

Commercialisation adviser, Sheryl Frame, has won the prestigious ICT Professional of the Year award at the 2019 ACS Digital Disruptor Awards.

Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual awards celebrate the achievements and talent of individual ICT professionals and group ICT skills, and service transformations across […]