Irish Computer Society

26November, 2020

ICS Re-Elects Mike Hinchey as President, Appoints Mary Cleary as Secretary-General

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The Irish Computer Society has re-elected Professor Mike Hinchey as its President for a third consecutive year and announced the appointment of Mary Cleary as Secretary-General.

Professor Hinchey, who is also President of IFIP, has a long and distinguished record of service within ICS. He served as both Vice President and Treasurer before being elected as […]

26November, 2020

New ICS Report Highlights Weaknesses in Cyber Resilience at Board Level

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A new report from the Irish Computer Society highlights a real gap in Irish Boards’ oversight of cyber resilience in their organisations.

The report identifies three key areas:

Capability & Confidence

One in five report that they are either not discussing Cyber Resilience at all or are not being briefed about ongoing developments.

Four in five have not […]

1November, 2017

Irish Computer Society celebrates 50 years supporting IT in Ireland

By |November 1st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

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 […]

27February, 2017

ICS Celebrates 50 Years with Interview Series – ICS CEO Jim Friars

By |February 27th, 2017|IFIP|0 Comments

To mark its 50th Anniversary (Ed: Congratulations ICS!!), the Irish Computer Society (ICS) is conducting a series of interviews and events throughout 2017 that speak to its achievements as a society and its plans for the future.

The first interview is with ICS CEO Jim Friars, providing a perspective on ICS today, its strategy and ambitions.

What […]

27January, 2017

WCCE 2017 Call for Papers Closes on 3rd February 2017

By |January 27th, 2017|Events, Home Slider, ICT in Schools, IFIP|0 Comments

Time is fast running out to submit papers for WCCE 2017 – World Conference on Computers in Education 2017.

Organised by IFIP and hosted by the Irish Computer Society, WCCE 2017 will be held in Dublin from 3-6 July 2017 with a doctoral consortium on 2nd July.

The conference theme, “Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone”, reflects the long-standing commitment […]

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, […]

28April, 2016

Irish Computer Society (ICS) Marks IT Professionals Day

By |April 28th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

This week marked the second annual IT Professionals Day, an initiative launched last by the ICS (Irish Computer Society) to celebrate the IT profession and support professionals in realising their potential.

It is intended as a platform to raise awareness of the IT profession, its importance, the potential within the profession, the need for continued professionalism, […]

23March, 2016

World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) 2017 Announces Call for Papers

By |March 23rd, 2016|Events, ICT in Schools, IFIP|0 Comments

The World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2017) has announced a Call for Papers.

Organised by IFIP and hosted by the Irish Computer Society (ICS), WCCE 2017 will take place in Dublin on 3-6 July 2017 and is certain to be the ICT and Education event to attend next year.

The conference will operate under the banner […]