2024

26June, 2024

IFIP Plays Active Role @ WSIS 2024

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IFIP President Anthony Wong participated in three UNESCO panels at the recent WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) 2024 in Geneva:

The “WSIS Action Line C3: Guaranteeing the online space for all” panel discussion on the evolution of access to information in the past 20 years on 29 May 2024;
“The Future of AI in the […]

26June, 2024

Nominate Now for the David O’Leary Award

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Nominations for the David O’Leary Award will close on 9th August. The award, offered by IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), acknowledges an individual or organisation that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), worked as an Ethics Evangelist, and/or made strides in fostering diversity among ICT practitioners.

The criteria includes: 

Professionalism – demonstrated commitment to […]

28May, 2024

IFIP Raises its Profile @ WSIS Forum This Week!

By |May 28th, 2024|1, 2024, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP is involved in a record seven events at this week’s WSIS (World Summit for the Information Society) Forum in Geneva. 

IFIP has contributed to WSIS over many years, gaining formal recognition as a “Supporting Partner”. WSIS is co-organised by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, UNCTAD and the Swiss Confederation.

On Monday, IFIP President Anthony Wong welcomed the ITU […]

28May, 2024

IFIP President Applauds Ground-Breaking WIPO Treaty

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IFIP President Anthony Wong has congratulated WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) and its leader Daren Tang on the first WIPO Treaty to address the interface between intellectual property, genetic resources and traditional knowledge with provisions specifically for Indigenous Peoples and communities.

“This is a great breakthrough after a journey of 25 years,” said Mr Wong, who is a technology […]

25April, 2024

Avi Wigderson Receives the 2023 ACM A.M. Turing Award

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ACM has named Avi Wigderson as recipient of the 2023 ACM A.M. Turing Award for foundational contributions to the theory of computation, including reshaping our understanding of the role of randomness in computation, and for his decades of intellectual leadership in theoretical computer science.
Wigderson is the Herbert H. Maass Professor in the School of Mathematics […]

25April, 2024

IFIP Board Meets in Toronto

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Thank you to the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and CIPS Chair of the National Board Trevor McDonald for hosting the IFIP Board in Toronto, Canada on 26-27 March 2024.
For two days, IFIP Board Members discussed a wide range of strategic points including:

IFIP Strategy
Future income ideas
IP3 activities
Standing and Domain Committees reports
IFIP Task Force on Digital […]

27March, 2024

BCS Announces Alastair Revell as New President

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BCS, The UK’s Chartered Institute for IT has named Alastair Revell as its new President. Alastair has held senior volunteer roles in BCS for a decade and runs a successful professional services and IT consultancy firm.

He takes over from Gillian Arnold FBCS, who remains an active leader at BCS as Immediate Past President. Daljit Rehal […]

27March, 2024

IFIP Honours Past President Mike Hinchey

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On behalf of IFIP President Anthony Wong and the broader IFIP community, General Secretary, Anatolii Marushchak presented a trophy to Mike Hinchey in recognition of his services as IFIP President from 2016 – 2022. 

Professor Hinchey served in various leadership roles within IFIP for more than two decades. 

The meeting on Sunday 3rd March 2024 coincided with […]

27February, 2024

ACM Names 2023 Fellows

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ACM has named 68 Fellows for transformative contributions to computing science and technology. All the 2023 inductees are longstanding ACM Members who were selected by their peers for groundbreaking innovations that have improved how we live, work, and play.

“The announcement each year that a new class of ACM Fellows has been selected is met with […]

27February, 2024

Informatics Association of Serbia Honoured on Statehood Day

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The Informatics Association of Serbia (IAS) was recognised by the Government with a gold medal on Statehood Day (15th February) for its continued efforts in encouraging the spread of information technologies over the past 50 years. 
IAS President, Nikola Marković, received the medal from the President of Serbia at a ceremony in the Presidency.
During its 50 […]