28February, 2019

AI for Good Global Summit

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The third annual Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good Global Summit (AIGGS), will take place from 28 to 31 May 2019 at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Originally the brainchild of IFIP stalwart, Stephen Ibaraki, the event is organized by ITU in partnership with XPRIZE Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and […]

14May, 2018

Roger Penrose to Speak on “AI and Your Future” at UN CTSD in Geneva Tomorrow

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Roger Penrose to Speak on “AI and Your Future” at UN CTSD in Geneva Tomorrow
IFIP Lunchtime Side Event Will Also Feature Futurist Stephen Ibaraki as Moderator
Brilliant and controversial mathematical physicist and human consciousness visionary, Roger Penrose, will share his thinking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the future of the world at an IFIP […]

1May, 2018

Countdown to 2nd AI for Good Global Summit

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The 2nd AI for Good Global Summit will take place from 15-17 May in Geneva, Switzerland. The brainchild of IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, Stephen Ibaraki, the Summit will focus on how artificial intelligence (AI) can accelerate progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In founding the event last year, Ibaraki leveraged his various […]

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

By |March 29th, 2018|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IFIP ambassadors ran three workshops at this month’s WSIS Forum in Geneva, highlighting the important role that ICT professionalism is playing in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Thematic Workshops included:

“Digital Equity and Inclusion for ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction” – run by the IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster […]

31January, 2018

IFIP Stalwart to Keynote at United Nations ITU Event

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Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 and Founding Chair of the professional body’s Global Industry Council, Stephen Ibaraki, will present a keynote address at next month’s United Nations ITU-D Financing Information and Communications Technology Projects event in Geneva.

Mr Ibaraki, who also chairs ITU’s Outreach Committee as well as co-chairing the ACM Practitioner Board, is a highly […]

30August, 2017

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

By |August 30th, 2017|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, Robotics|0 Comments

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 […]

28April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Brenda Aynsley, IP3 Chair on Participation at UN/ ITU WSIS

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Brenda Aynsley, Chair, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) discusses IP3’s participation and involvement at the UN/ITU’s WSIS Forum and its positive influence on global ICT initiatives and goals. 


IP3 has been represented prominently at events at the United Nations and at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). What is the significance of this involvement?

Well, […]

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 […]