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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, […]

21December, 2023

ACM Events

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POPL 2024, 14—20 January 2024

The ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of programming languages and programming systems. This event is co-located with several other conferences including Certified Programs and Proofs (CPP) and the International Conference on Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation (VMCAI). Presentations […]

21December, 2023

CIPS Focuses on Growing Ethical IT Talent

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During the recent IT Professionalism Week event, CIPS CEO Greg Lane delivered a webcast where he shared valuable insights into growing the pool of digital IT skills in Canada and nurturing its development. 
On the webcast, “Growing Ethical IT Talent in Canada”, Greg also discussed using SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) as a valuable tool to […]

21December, 2023

Vale Otto Spaniol

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It is the sad duty of IFIP TC6 (Communication Systems) to inform the community that Professor Otto Spaniol passed away on 10th December 2024 after a period of illness. We are deeply saddened to learn of his passing.

Otto was a mathematician and physician from Saarland University, Germany, by training and completed his studies with […]

29November, 2023

Dame Wendy Hall Named to UN AI Advisory Board

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In an effort to form a single global body to govern artificial intelligence technology, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced a 39-person advisory board to help the United Nations determine what global rules are needed to oversee AI. 

Included on this board is ACM Fellow, former ACM President, and current Co-Chair of the ACM Publications Board, […]