CEPIS is the representative body of national informatics associations throughout greater Europe​. We seek to promote best practice for IT professionals and users throughout Europe.

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Highlights of our work

Through its member societies, CEPIS is active in various topical fields of the digital world. Find out about the most important initiatives on this page.
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CEPIS DiversIT Charter Launch

This event was held to enable attendees to learn about the CEPIS DiversIT Charter - our new initiative of recognition of the existing efforts of your organisation and guidance to help your organisation embed gender diversity into its IT roles.
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Call on the EU to act immediately to improve digital skills

In its newest position paper, “The European Union must act immediately to improve the level of digital skills”, CEPIS expresses concern about the slow progress of increasing digital skills in Europe’s population and provides recommendations to improve the situation.
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IT Professionalism Europe

Advocating for IT professionalism - the maturing of the ICT profession - has always been one of CEPIS's top priorities. To take its commitment to the next level, CEPIS, together with ICDL Foundation, launched a flagship initiative - IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE).
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Who we are

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30 Years of CEPIS

In 2019, CEPIS celebrated 30 years. Have a look at this short summary of our goals and activities.

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Our members

Featured News

Updated Rolling Plan for ICT standardisation now available

2 April 2021
The European Commission has published the 2021 update of the Rolling Plan for ICT standardisation. The Plan emphasises the critical importance of standardisation in the field of digital skills, citing the European e-Competence Framework (eCF) as an example of successful progress.
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IT Professionalism Conference 2021 to be held 20-22 April

4 March 2021
You can now register to the IT Professionalism Conference 2021 hosted by IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE), eSkills Malta Foundation and the Irish Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The event will take place over three half-day online sessions on 20-22 April.
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Commission launches support and mentorship scheme for women in tech

13 April 2021
Last month, the European Commission launched the initiative “Women TechEU”. The aim of this scheme is to support women leading deep tech start-ups in Europe. The initiative will offer coaching and mentoring to female CEOs and founders. It will also make available funding to grow their business.
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AI – trustworthy, explainable, fair: GI conference on 24 April

1 April 2021
The annual conference of the Women’s group of the German Society of Informatics will take place on April 24, 2021 online. This year’s main theme will be Artificial Intelligence (AI). The conference will include lectures on trusted machine learning, discriminatory AI systems, awarding of a prize for the Best Bachelor or Master thesis by a …
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