26November, 2020

Australian Human Rights Commission Calls for Guardrails Around AI Systems

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Australia’s Human Rights Commission has released a report highlighting the potential dangers of using artificial intelligence to make decisions around human rights, saying in-built biases could lead to unlawful and discriminatory outcomes.

The Commission’s new report, Addressing the problem of algorithmic bias, examines the interaction between human rights – specific equality and non-discrimination – and artificial intelligence […]

26November, 2020

New ICS Report Highlights Weaknesses in Cyber Resilience at Board Level

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A new report from the Irish Computer Society highlights a real gap in Irish Boards’ oversight of cyber resilience in their organisations.

The report identifies three key areas:

Capability & Confidence

One in five report that they are either not discussing Cyber Resilience at all or are not being briefed about ongoing developments.

Four in five have not […]

26November, 2020

CIOs the Catalysts of Change for a Digital World

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CIOs have a crucial and multi-faceted role to play in helping their organisations transform for the digital age. This is according to Sandra La Bella, winner of the Visionary CIO title at the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) Presidents Awards 2019, and Executive of Information Technology, the Unlimited, who was speaking on […]

26November, 2020

IFIP Internet of Things Virtual Conference 2020

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The IFIP International Internet of Things (IoT) Conference is the annual event of IFIP totally dedicated to IoT research, innovations and applications.

While the 3rd IFIP IoT Conference was planned to take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, due to the pandemic situation, it was decided to postpone the physical conference until 2021 and instead organise a […]

26November, 2020

Submissions Due for DSN 2021

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Just days remain to submit your abstract if you wish to be considered to present at DSN 2021 in Taiwan next year, with submissions due by 4 December 2020.

The 51st edition of the Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN 2021 is the most prestigious international forum for presenting advanced and innovative […]

26November, 2020

IFIP TC9 Publishes HCC14 Submissions

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The 14th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, was due to take place 9th-11th September 2020, at the Faculty of Global Informatics (iTL), Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan.

Unfortunately, like many events in 2020, HCC14 was cancelled due to COVID-19.  However, since submissions had already been made and reviewing was underway, a decision was made […]

26November, 2020

Call for Nominations: The Jean-Claude Laprie Award

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The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing has been awarded annually since 2012 by IFIP Working Group 10.4 (Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance).

The award recognises outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing. It takes the form of a memorial plaque presented to the author(s) at the Annual IEEE/IFIP International […]

26November, 2020

Innovation Arabia 14: Call for Abstracts

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced that Innovation Arabia 14 will be held virtually on 22 – 24 February 2021 and called for abstracts of potential presentations.

The event seeks to address contemporary issues and explore the potential of Arab nations to accelerate the pace of socio-economic growth and development, and spread a culture […]

26November, 2020

ACM Update – November 2020

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Gordon Bell Prizes Awarded at SC20 Conference

A nine-member research team from Chinese and American institutions was awarded the 2020 ACM Gordon Bell Prize for introducing Deep Potential Molecular Dynamics (DPMD), a new machine learning-based protocol that can simulate a more than one nanosecond-long trajectory of over 100 million atoms per day. They were recognised for their project, […]

30October, 2020

News from IFIP TC12 – October 2020

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1st Act of AI Festival Montpellier

Due to COVID modifications, the initial AI Forum France could not take its planned form (AI Austria Forum).  Instead, IFIP TC12 decided to have several events, beginning with a Round Table on September 23rd 2020.

The event, which attracted over 100 people and was conducted under COVID-safe conditions, was hosted […]