19September, 2016

Key ECLAC Meeting in Parallel with WITFOR 2016

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The second meeting of the Conference on Science, Innovation and Information and Communications Technologies was held simultaneously with WITFOR 2016, on 12 and 13 September 2016 at the Holiday Inn San José-Aurola.

The meeting was organised by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications of […]

3July, 2016

Nominations Now Open for Inaugural SEARCC International Awards

By |July 3rd, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

Regional Professional ICT Association to Recognise Outstanding Achievers
Nominations are being accepted throughout July for the inaugural SEARCC International Awards, to be presented at a gala dinner in Sydney, Australia on 1st December 2016.

The awards, which will recognise excellence in three professional categories – ICT Professional of the Year, ICT Researcher of the Year and […]

30May, 2016

INFORMATIK 2016, GI Conference Scheduled for Klagenfurt in September

By |May 30th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

INFORMATIK 2016, the 46th annual Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) conference, will take place from 26 to 30 September 2016 in Klagenfurt, the capital of Austria’s most southern state Carinthia.

The conference will focus on concept that the future of the IT sector must be built around people: their expectations, needs and resources in fast-paced work environments […]

30May, 2016

IFIP/IP3 Global Industry Council Elects Andy Chen as Director

By |May 30th, 2016|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

Andy Chen, President & CEO of Catatronic Enterprise, has been confirmed as the newest Director of IFIP/IP3’s Global Industry Council (GIC), a unique, industry-focused body that offers a forum within which ICT employers and educators can engage with IP3 and influence the development of the global profession.

With a mission to establish global partnerships that strengthen […]

30May, 2016

International Histories

By |May 30th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

Members of Working Group 9.7, History of Computing, met in New York City in May for a conference on the theme “International Communities of Invention and Innovation.” The conference’s call for papers took as a starting point the premise that computers were developed by individuals aware of the international scientific community, encouraging papers that eschew […]

30May, 2016

IFIP WITFOR 2016 Aligns Speaker Papers to UN’s SDGs

By |May 30th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

The speaker line-up has been finalised for this year’s IFIP WITFOR (World IT Forum) event in Costa Rica, with a clear alignment between the selected topics and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

To be held in San Jose, Costa Rica from 12-14 September, WITFOR 2016 has taken the theme “ICT for Promoting Human Development […]

27May, 2016

IFIP Conducts Global Survey on ICT Licensing

By |May 27th, 2016|IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP has launched a global survey to gather information about the current state of licensing of ICT professionals around the world.

The initiative came out of a September 2014 meeting of IFIP’s Presidents in Vienna where they agreed on the need to better understand the approaches taken in different countries in relation to ICT licensing and […]

27May, 2016

Security and Privacy Experts to Converge on Belgium for International CyberSecurity Conference

By |May 27th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

IFIP SEC 2016 to Explore CyberSecurity Threat Landscape in the Wake of Snowden Revelations
The 2016 Kristian Beckman Award winner, Professor Bart Preneel, is one of three Keynotes engaged to speak at the upcoming 31st International IFIP Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (IFIP SEC 2016).

The flagship event of IFIP’s Technical Committee 11 on […]

27May, 2016

SEARCC 2016 to Recognise International ICT Achievers

By |May 27th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

A new awards program will form a highlight of the 2016 SEARCC (South East Asian Regional Computer Confederation) Conference, to be hosted in Sydney by the ACS (Australian Computer Society) on 1 December 2016.

This year’s SEARCC Conference will be held conjunction with the ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit and the Digital Disruptor Awards, with the […]

27May, 2016

Irish Computer Society Tech Week 2016 a Big Success

By |May 27th, 2016|Events, ICT in Schools, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

It’s been another fantastic year for Ireland’s festival of technology, Tech Week 2016. Tens of thousands of students, parents, teachers and members of the public participated in the various activities, with technology enthusiasts organising events all across Ireland including career talks, workshops, lectures, coding activities and much more.

A multi-component initiative of the Irish Computer Society, […]