20December, 2019

Exploring AI and its Social Impact

By |December 20th, 2019|IFIP, Research|0 Comments

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, addressed industry leaders and academics on the subject of “AI and its Social Impact” earlier this month during a visit to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Professor Hinchey, who is also President of the Irish Computer Society and Emeritus Director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, was in Australia as […]

20December, 2019

BCS Launches AI Foundation Certificate

By |December 20th, 2019|Research|0 Comments

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has become the first provider offering an accredited certification in artificial intelligence (AI). 

Cheryl Cumberworth, BCS Director of Products and Standards said artificial intelligence is increasingly present in our workplace, technology and wider society. 

“This means there is a greater need to study this area to ensure there is a level […]

29November, 2019

AI Specialists Name 10 Future Questions for AI Development in the Scientific Year 2019

By |November 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An interdisciplinary jury of AI experts has named 10 future questions for AI research and development to GI, the German Society for Computer Science.

The publication of the 10 Future Questions is part of the project, #KI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany – yesterday, today, tomorrow, which GI hopes will contribute to demystifying the topic of AI […]

1November, 2019

Paris Workshop on AI and Women Empowerment

By |November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paris will be the venue for a workshop on 2nd November 2019 exploring “Artificial Intelligence and Women Empowerment”. 

This meeting will build upon work done by a number of partners concerning: 

gender issues in teaching computing, 
fair representation of women, and more broadly, 
the impact of AI on the United Nations Sustainable development goals (

These questions […]

30May, 2019

Tech and Humanitarian Leaders Gather in Geneva to Leverage AI for Good Global Summit (AIGGS)

By |May 30th, 2019|Events, Home Slider|0 Comments

The 3rd annual AI for Good Global Summit (AIGGS) is being held this week in Geneva, Switzerland to provide a forum to identify practical applications of AI to help accelerate progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 2019 event – being run from 28-30 May, will highlight AI’s value in advancing education, healthcare […]

29May, 2019

GI Honours Top 10 Influential Minds and Technologies

By |May 29th, 2019|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The German Informatics Society (GI) has announced the leading influential thinkers and technologies from across German AI history.

A jury consisting of 18 AI experts made the selections during an intensive seven-hour consultation at the Weizenbaum Institute for Networked Society in Berlin. The event was part of the project ” #KI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany, which seeks […]

30November, 2018

BCS President Visits Australia – Speaks on AI & Ethics

By |November 30th, 2018|Ethics|0 Comments

BCS President Chris Rees spoke in Sydney for the ACS last week about the importance of ethical standards in an AI-driven world.

Rees presented a talk entitled ‘Ethics in AI and IT’ at the ACS Innovation Hub as part of a national roadshow, discussing the need for ethics to be placed front and centre of the […]

29June, 2018

Stephen Ibaraki Joins AI Pioneers Forum

By |June 29th, 2018|Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

New Group Plans to Develop AI Manifesto


One of IFIP’s most active and visible thought leaders, Stephen Ibaraki, has been invited to join other technology leaders on the Global AI Leadership Pioneers Circle, which seeks to cut through the hype and clarify real AI solutions and to develop a standardised innovation maturity model for AI.

This exclusive […]

31May, 2018

Kevin Kelly’s The Inevitable Taps the Future

By |May 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to understand the 12 technological forces that will shape our world over the next 30 years?  Futurist Kevin Kelly has won praise for his book, “The Inevitable”, which identifies 12 deep trends which he believes will continue to impact technological developments over the coming decades.

The New York best seller provides an optimistic road map […]

14May, 2018

Roger Penrose to Speak on “AI and Your Future” at UN CTSD in Geneva Tomorrow

By |May 14th, 2018|IFIP, Media releases|0 Comments


Roger Penrose to Speak on “AI and Your Future” at UN CTSD in Geneva Tomorrow
IFIP Lunchtime Side Event Will Also Feature Futurist Stephen Ibaraki as Moderator
Brilliant and controversial mathematical physicist and human consciousness visionary, Roger Penrose, will share his thinking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the future of the world at an IFIP […]