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29January, 2024

Cyprus Computer Society News

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CCS Runs Train the Trainer Robotics Seminars
The Cyprus Computer Society in collaboration with the University of Cyprus and the IET Cyprus Local Network organised a Train the Trainer seminar on the CCS robotics competitions.
The seminars included a presentation of the Minoan Robotics Competition by Hellenic Educational Robotics Organisation from Greece introducing the new sport-type competitions […]

29January, 2024

ACM Conferences & Events

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PIC 2024, 3—6 February

The inaugural Pingala Interactions in Computing will bring together some of the best minds in computing to network in an interactive and immersive atmosphere and promote scientific exchange of the highest quality. Speakers include A.M. Turing Award Laureate Bob Metcalfe, ACM Prize in Computing recipients Jeffrey Dean and Yael Tauman Kalai, ACM […]

21December, 2023

IFIP Engages in UNIDO Conference

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IFIP General Secretary Anatolii Marushchak participated in a discussion about using AI to drive development at a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) event this month. 

Professor Marushchak took part in the 20th session of the General Conference of UNIDO, engaging in a discussion about “Inclusive AI – Bridging the Digital Divide in Industry and Manufacturing”, […]

21December, 2023

Professor Ruth Misener Wins 2023 BCS Roger Needham Award

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Professor Ruth Misener has been awarded the 2023 BCS Roger Needham Award for her exceptional contributions to computer science.

The award was made to Professor Misener from the Department of Computing, Imperial College London by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT in recognition of her work identifying and solving fundamental computer science research challenges at the intersection […]

21December, 2023

WSIS Prize Submissions Close in January

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WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) is inviting people engaging in digital projects that make a difference in the world to submit their entries to the WSIS Prizes 2024.

This is an exceptional opportunity for international recognition of WSIS stakeholders as winners and champions for their excellence in supporting the implementation of WSIS outcomes, WSIS […]

21December, 2023

Josine Overdest Joins IFIP IP3 Global Industry Council

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Josine Overdevest, Chair of the IITPSA Social and Ethics Committee, has been appointed to the Global Industry Council of IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3). Overdevest was also recently named winner of IFIP’s 2023 David O’Leary award and is MD of Flying Cows of Jozi.
The Global Industry Council is a think-tank which provides guidance and […]

21December, 2023

ACM News

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Young Researchers: Apply for the 11th Heidelberg Laureate Forum 

Young researchers are invited to apply for one of 200 coveted spots to participate in the 11th annual Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). The invitation is open to undergraduates, graduate students and recent PhDs of mathematics and computer science (and closely related fields).

The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the […]

21December, 2023

TC12 Chair Shares Expertise in Lisbon

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Chair of IFIP TC12 (Artificial Intelligence), Eunika Mercier-Laurent, was recently invited to participate in a panel discussion at the SocioDigital Lab Conference, ISCTE at the University Institute of Lisbon. 

She shared the stage with Pedro das Neves and Miguel Dias, discussing sustainability and digital transformation to make territories more inclusive.

Florinda Matos, Assistant Professor at ISCTE Business […]

21December, 2023

UK House of Lords Committee Backs BCS Call for Reform of Teenage Computing Qualifications

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A House of Lords Committee has backed a BCS policy recommendation to introduce a new applied computing GCSE and create a digital literacy qualification more relevant to pupils, the job market and society. This follows a call for evidence by the House of Lords Education for 11-16 years olds Committee, at which Julia Adamson MBE, […]

21December, 2023

Call for Papers: Histories of Computing in Asia

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The next history of computing workshop organised by IFIP Working Group 9.7 (WG 9.7) will be held from 8-9 September 2024 in Phuket, Thailand. With our broad theme of “Histories of Computing in Asia”, we welcome historical accounts, first-hand narratives and papers about relevant museum or archival holdings.

As can be seen from our full CFP, […]