The Swiss Informatics Society (SI) just celebrated its 40th anniversary. We received our esteemed members and representatives from our partner organisations, among them IFIP’s General Secretary Anatolii Marushchak, on Friday 17 November at Hotel Schweizhof in Bern for an anniversary celebration. While looking back on our 40 years of history with IT in Switzerland, we […]
Pupils must learn to work with AI tools, like ChatGPT, understanding their strengths and limitations, so they can succeed in life and help Britain compete in the global marketplace, the professional body said.
To do this, young people need a new alternative digital literacy qualification with an emphasis on AI and other modern digital skills. BCS […]
At its latest meeting, the IFIP General Assembly (GA) has named five new Fellows along with two Silver Core winners and five recipients of the IFIP Service Award.
IFIP Fellowships are conferred on a current or past member of an IFIP body (such as a Technical Committee, Working Group, IP3 or a Domain Committee etc) who […]
Thank you to the Slovak Society for Computer Science (SSCS) and SSCS President Professor Branislav Rovan for hosting the IFIP General Assembly at the Hotel Falkensteiner in Bratislava, Slovakia on September 19-20. The GA was preceded by meetings of the Technical Assembly, Member Society Assembly and IP3 on September 18.
Over the two days of GA […]
IFIP IP3 has presented the 2023 David O’Leary Award to Josine Overdevest, MD of Flying Cows of Jozi, IITPSA Member, Board Director and chair of the Social and Ethics committee. The award was announced at IFIP’s General Assembly in Bratislava last week.
To promote and encourage professionalism in ICT, IFIP IP3 acknowledges and rewards an individual […]
The kick-off meeting of IFIP’s new Working Group on Human-Centred Intelligent Interactive Systems took place during the IFIP TC 13 INTERACT conference held in York during the last week of August 2023. Attracting 44 people from 17 countries and organised by Professor Albrecht Schmidt from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, the new group is a combined initiative of […]
About 60 researchers at all career levels participated in this year’s IFIP Summer School on Privacy and Identity Management, held at the University of Oslo, Norway, on 8-11 August 2023. The event is an annual conference, co-organized by IFIP WG 9.2, WG 11.6, and WG 9.6/11.7. After three virtual editions due to the pandemic, it […]
In our July issue we announced that Dr David Kreps had been elected as chair of the IFIP Technical Assembly, which oversees the work of the various Technical Committees (TCs) and Working Groups (WGs) within IFIP. We spoke to David about his plans and aspirations for the role.
As the new chair of the Technical Assembly, […]
AI for Good Global Summit Balances AI Governance with AI Solutions to Advance Health Care and Climate Change
The goal of AI for Good is to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and connect AI innovators with public and private-sector decision-makers to help scale up AI solutions globally. AI for Good is organized by ITU, the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies, together with 40 partner UN agencies. […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics innovators—and their high-tech creations—will join humanitarian leaders in Geneva, Switzerland from 6-7 July for the latest edition of the AI for Good Global Summit
Once again, IFIP is partnering with the Summit and ITU to support its agenda to promote AI to advance health, climate, gender, inclusive prosperity, sustainable infrastructure, and […]