30September, 2020

Germany’s GI Appoints Four Junior Fellows 2020

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Germany’s German Informatics Society (GI) has appointed four talented young computer scientists as Junior Fellows, naming Katharina Geldreich (TU Munich), Katharina Weitz (University of Augsburg), Dr. Wolfram Wingerath (Baqend GmbH) and Dr. Christoph Gröger (Robert Bosch GmbH) to join its Junior Fellowship. 

The move is designed to provide additional support for outstanding younger talents, recognising that […]

30July, 2020

GI Launches Student Competition: HackTheSummer Seeks Digital Ideas for a Better World

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The German Informatics Society (GI) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research are launching the creative competition “HackTheSummer – Digital Ideas for a Better World”.

Berlin, June 22, 2020 – In a new national competition, GI is partnering with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to identify creative digital solutions that contribute to […]

28May, 2020

AI in the Working World

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New Research Project on the Traceability of Algorithmic Decision Systems 

The increasing use of algorithmic decision systems (ADM) is bringing about far-reaching changes for the world of work, particularly in personnel management, where decisions on selection and management are increasingly prepared by ADM systems. 

Employees also interact increasingly with “intelligent” systems in their direct working environment. In […]

29May, 2019

GI Honours Top 10 Influential Minds and Technologies

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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 […]

29March, 2018

BIG DATA DAYS 2018 in Berlin

By |March 29th, 2018|Big Data, Events|0 Comments

Germany is once again staging its Big Data Days on 11-12 April 2018 in Berlin.

The joint event of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will partner with the Society for Informatics (GI), Fraunhofer Group IUK Technology, the FZI Research Center for Informatics and […]

27January, 2017

Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) Under New Management

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Daniel Krupka and Cornelia Winter form the new management of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), the largest community of computer scientists in the German-speaking world.

Daniel Krupka will lead the office in Berlin and maintain contact with politics, business and associations while Cornelia Winter is responsible for club management and the Bonn office.

The new […]

4July, 2016

Germany’s ICT Professional Society Publishes Guidelines for Social Media Developers

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The German Informatics Society (GI) has published new social media guidelines aimed at educating developers about the responsible use of social media as well as how to protect their users’ private data.

GI’s Data Protection and IT Security Working Group released the new guidelines in June after widespread reports of dissatisfaction from the community over changes […]

26April, 2016

Women in Computer Science Marks 30 Years

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Germany’s Society for Computer Science (GI) has celebrates 30 years of Women in Computer Science with a public reception on April 17 at Paderborn’s Heinz Nixdorf Forum.

Dr Christiane Floyd was the guest speaker, due to her position as the first computer science professor in the German-speaking countries.

GI President, Professor Peter Liggesmeyer, said it was important […]

20January, 2016

IFIP’s Artificial Intelligence Technical Committee Makes New Connections

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IFIP’s Artificial Intelligence Technical Committee Makes New Connections

IFIP’s Artificial Intelligence Technical Committee (TC 12) has broadened its reach, building new relationships with key AI groups and events around the world to provide greater opportunities for knowledge transfer and innovation.

TC 12’s new Chair, Professor Ulrich Furbach of Germany, said collaborations have already been arranged with the […]