27January, 2017

ICT Professional Bodies Merge in The Netherlands

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The three major associations representing ICT and information professionals in The Netherlands have merged, combining their knowledge and resources to maximise outcomes for their members.

KNVI (the Royal Dutch Association of Information Professionals), Ngi-NGN (the professional association for ICT professionals and managers) ad SOD (the union for document-based information managers), became a single entity under the […]

27January, 2017

Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) Under New Management

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Daniel Krupka and Cornelia Winter form the new management of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), the largest community of computer scientists in the German-speaking world.

Daniel Krupka will lead the office in Berlin and maintain contact with politics, business and associations while Cornelia Winter is responsible for club management and the Bonn office.

The new […]

27January, 2017

AI XPRIZE Competition Begins

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Entries have closed for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition, which challenges teams to demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful AI technologies to tackle the world’s biggest problems.

The prize aims to accelerate adoption of AI technologies and spark creative, innovative, and audacious demonstrations that are truly scalable and solve grand societal challenges. […]

22December, 2016

IFIP Stalwart Ricardo Reis Honoured by University of Monpellier

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IFIP Congratulates Professor Ricardo Reis, Chair of Technical Committee 10, on receiving the title of Docteur Honoris Causa de L’Université de Montpellier.

A professor in the Department of Informatics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre (Brazil), Reis is engaged in research around Physical Design Automation and Methodologies, CAD tools, Circuits […]

21December, 2016

Artificial Intelligence 3.0 – Third wave of AI

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This year we celebrated 60 years of Artificial Intelligence, although there were many individual discoveries and prototypes conducted before 1956, such as the work of von Berthalanfy, Alan Turing (from 1936), artificial neural networks (Warren McCulloch’s and Walter Pitts 1943), Norbert Wiener’s cybernetics (1948) and many others. We are now in what many call the […]

30May, 2016

IFIP Represented at China Cloud Computing Conference

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IFIP President-elect Mike Hinchey and InterYIT Chair, Yasas Abeywickrama, flew the IFIP flag at the 8th China Cloud Computing Conference in Beijing earlier this month.

Mr Hinchey presented a keynote address on the topic, “Is There Anything That Is Not Software?”, while Mr Abeywickrama discussed, “The Role of Youth in the International ICT Sector in an […]

10May, 2016

Global ICT Body Offers to Partnership to Achieve UN SDGs

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Global ICT Body Offers to Partner with Developing Nations to Achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

IFIP Tells WSIS Forum 2016 of Plan to Help Countries Advance their Technology Capability

Tuesday 10 May 2016: IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), the global ICT professional body, has invited developing nations to partner with it to build their technology […]

26April, 2016

IFIP to Discuss UN Sustainable Development Goals at WSIS Forum 2016

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Tuesday 26 April 2016: The global professional association for the ICT sector, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), will detail how its various initiatives are helping to progress the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at WSIS Forum 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland next month.

WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum is the largest gathering […]

5August, 2015

IFIP World Computer Congress 2015 to Explore Impacts of Digital Disruption

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IFIP World Computer Congress 2015 to Explore Impacts of Digital Disruption

Wednesday 5 August 2015 – Future directions in technology jobs and the challenge of finding and equipping enough ICT professionals to meet the changing needs of a digitally disrupted world will be the focus of a keynote presentation by Big Data expert, John Morton, […]

14May, 2015

IFIP InterYIT Participates in South East Asian Regional ICT Meeting

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IFIP InterYIT Participates in South East Asian Regional ICT Meeting
 14 May 2015: IFIP InterYIT, the global professional group for young people working in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), has partnered with the South East Asian Computer Confederation (SEARCC) to encourage and empower young ICT professionals to achieve their potential.

InterYIT Chairman, Yasas V. Abeywickrama, attended a […]