28February, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum

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Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum
IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session

Wednesday 28 February – The global ICT professional body, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing […]

29November, 2017

IFIP AI4KM Conference Co-located with IJCAI 17

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The 5th Artificial Intelligence for Knowledge Management (and Innovation) Conference – an activity of WG 12.6 – was colocated with IJCAI 17 in Melbourne.

The one-day conference took place 20th August and covered several fields of AI applied in various sectors. Proceedings are available at:

The event included two local invited talks on Semantic Data Lake by […]

31October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader Presents to United Nations

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IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki presented at the United Nations earlier this month on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we live.

Mr Ibaraki, who is a key decision-maker on the professionalism arm (IP3) of the global federation of ICT societies (IFIP) and who also founded […]

30October, 2017

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC13

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Media Release

IFIP TC9 Announces Call for Papers for HCC13
Submissions Invited to Address Question of “ICT and Climate Change – What Can We Do?”
Monday 30 October 2017 – The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) has announced a Call for Papers for its biennial Human Choice and Computers (HCC) Conference, HCC13, to be held in […]

30August, 2017

Wildcard Registration For IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Opens September 6, 2017

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The $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE will open Wildcard Registrations on September 6 for teams that believe they have an earth-shattering idea for an AI application.

This limited window is a great opportunity for teams involved in ground-breaking “AI for Good” projects; from revolutionising healthcare to changing how children are taught – the possibilities […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Combined NITC/SEARCC Conference to Attract Over 1,000 ICT Professionals

Wednesday 30 August 2017 –  Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people […]

31May, 2017

AI For Good Global Summit Kicks Off in June

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The AI for Good Summit is fast approaching—and you’re not going to want to miss this historic gathering. The goal of the summit is to propose strategies for the development of AI applications and systems to help address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with focus on four central themes:

Privacy, Ethics and Societal Challenges
Common Good […]

24April, 2017

IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing

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IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing


Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair of the IFIP Global Industry Council (GIC) and Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), last week chaired and presented a keynote address at the UN Headquarters New York ITU Briefing on the “AI for Good Global Summit”. […]

1April, 2017

AI for Good Global Summit

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey joins a stellar line-up of speakers for the first United Nations ITU / XPRIZE AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva from 7-9 June 2017.

The Summit aims to accelerate the development and democratization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to address global challenges such as poverty, hunger, health, education, equality and the […]

21December, 2016

Artificial Intelligence 3.0 – Third wave of AI

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This year we celebrated 60 years of Artificial Intelligence, although there were many individual discoveries and prototypes conducted before 1956, such as the work of von Berthalanfy, Alan Turing (from 1936), artificial neural networks (Warren McCulloch’s and Walter Pitts 1943), Norbert Wiener’s cybernetics (1948) and many others. We are now in what many call the […]