23December, 2020

ICS a Founding Partner of European Software Skills Alliance

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With 52 per cent of workers in Europe in need of reskilling, DIGITALEUROPE and an alliance of 26 software partners has launched the European Software Skills Alliance (ESSA), bringing together key industry and education stakeholders to help bridge the skills gap.

ICS (Irish Computer Society) is proud to be a founding partner of ESSA, collaborating on […]

27March, 2020

Irish Tech Tackles Coronavirus

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ICS Fellow Martin Curley, Digital Lead at the HSE says the HSE is delivering ‘3 years worth of development in 3 weeks’ including a state-of-the art remote monitoring service for COVID19, speaking on RTE1 radio.

Martin is joined by technology experts across Ireland who are working together to tackle the spread of coronavirus including; Conor McGinn […]

31January, 2019

Gaining Clarity on Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World

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An event hosted by the Irish Computer Society (ICS) this week provided clarity about the position on data transfers with the UK in a post-Brexit world.

The Irish Minister for Data Protection, Pat Breen, presented at the National Data Protection Conference, saying that in the wake of recent news, the Government was making plans for […]

24December, 2018

ICS Awards New Fellowship

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The Irish Computer Society (ICS) has awarded a Fellowship to Edward McDonnell in recognition of his impressive contributions to the ICT sector.

A prolific inventor and AI expert, Edward is Director of the National Centre for Applied Data Analytics & Machine Intelligence. The Centre, which is funded by EI and IDA Ireland, has over 80 member companies […]

30November, 2018

IFIP President Elected Head of ICS

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey is now also head of the Irish Computer Society (ICS) after its election earlier this month.

Professor Hinchey, who previously served as ICS Vice President and Treasurer, was elected for a one year term with the potential to renew for up to three years. His elevation comes just two months after […]

1November, 2017

Irish Computer Society celebrates 50 years supporting IT in Ireland

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In October, the Irish Computer Society marked the culmination of its 50th anniversary celebrations with a very special black-tie event at Clontarf Castle. ICS CEO, Jim Friars said, “we are very proud that this year we welcome our 10,000th member to the society and look forward to the next 50 years and the next 10,000 members as […]

31July, 2017

ICS Leaders Conference – 12 October 2017

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Preparations are underway for the 2017 ICS Leaders Conference, to be held on 12th October 2017 in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Dublin 8.

In this, its 50th year, the Irish Computer Society has chosen the theme: “IT Leadership – The Next Generation”.  Through this theme, speakers will explore the importance of leadership in the […]

28April, 2017

Senior Members of IFIP TC 3 and IFIP WGs to Feature at WCCE2017

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-20% off WCCE2017 Ticket Prices for IFIP Community-
With the World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) merely two months away, we are delighted to have a full draft programme available.

The programme features over 200 speakers who will cover the future of a range of areas such as Mobile Learning, Computing Education, Education Software Development, […]

28November, 2016

ICS Explores Competence Frameworks with Japan

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The Irish Computer Society recently hosted a Japanese delegation to explore European and Japanese competence frameworks. Eiji Hayashiguchi, Chief Advisory and Osamu Endo, Group Leader, represented Japan’s Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA), an organisation affiliated with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).  In keeping with IPA’s strong focus on growing quality ICT human resources, it […]