IFIP has launched a global survey to gather information about the current state of licensing of ICT professionals around the world.

The initiative came out of a September 2014 meeting of IFIP’s Presidents in Vienna where they agreed on the need to better understand the approaches taken in different countries in relation to ICT licensing and related legislation.

The survey is being organised by BCS President Liz Bacon and IITPSA President Adrian Schofield, who plan to use the information from the survey to develop a position paper and discussion agenda.

If there are any licensing-related activities happening in your country or in any other country of which you are aware, or even if there aren’t, please assist us by answering this short survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPQL9ZT.

Your cooperation and support for this IFIP initiative are much appreciated.

Please direct any queries to Adrian Schofield (adrian.schofield@iitpsa.org.za).


About IFIP
IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing, is the global professional federation of societies and associations for people working in Information and Communications Technologies and Sciences. Established under the auspices of UNESCO in 1960 and recognised by the United Nations, IFIP represents ICT professional associations from more than 50 countries and regions with a total membership of over half a million. It also brings together more than 3,500 scientists from industry and academia, organising them into over 100 Working Groups and 13 Technical Committees to conduct research, develop standards and promote information sharing. Based in Austria, IFIP organises and supports over 100 conferences each year, fostering the distribution of research and knowledge to academics and industry practitioners alike.

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