Prof. Vasile Baltac, President of the Romanian Informatics and Communications Association (ATIC), received the Excellence Award for his lifetime achievements at the ceremony of GALA Digital Transformation (DX) by Digital Transformation Council on 10 December 2021 at Bucharest, Romania.
The Hungarian John von Neumann Computer Society (NJSzT) has successfully organised their yearly conference in 2021 November. This year’s event was entitled „Deep IT”, as it was focusing on certain technologies which deeply affect our everyday life.
The 2021 edition of the Italian IT Olympics sees the triumph of three young women, who have obtained a gold and two silver medals and therefore will be three of the 4 participants who will represent Italy at the International Olympics in Indonesia next August.
The Cyprus Cybersecurity Team ranked 6th at the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) held in Prague, from September 28 to October 1, 2021. The result is considered very encouraging for the “Cypriot hackers” since Cyprus counts only its fourth participation in the event.
The John von Neumann Computer Society (NJSzT), the CEPIS Member from Hungary, has started a series of online meetups to keep its members engaged and to address interested people from the IT community, in the pandemic times and in the age of transformation.
September has seen a few changes in the CEPIS leadership. Declan Brady has been appointed by the Board to fill the post of Deputy President of CEPIS. Jakub Christoph has been appointed the new Secretary General.
ITPE and the Irish Computer Society (ICS) have co-authored a policy paper entitled ‘IT Professionalism – Build the best workforce to deliver Europe’s transition’. It explains the key terminology around IT professionalism, outlines the importance of developing professional practices and professional standards by the IT workforce and calls different stakeholders to engage in these activities.