Video of IFIP President Leon Strous introducing the WCC 2012 in Amsterdam

You can find a video of IFIP President Leon Strous introducing the World Computer Congress 2012 in Amsterdam at

Automation systems

I am in the process of being trained to program and configure automation systems. The concept is very interesting in the sense that given a building without any technology on it, it;s practically an empty shell and when we start to place devices in that building to calculate power usage, control lighting, surveillance, controlled access e.g. biometrics, then we transform these empty shell into smart buildings.

Program posted for the World Computer Congress (Amsterdam, September 2012)

The organizers of the 22nd IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC) have posted a revised conference program at The Congress will be from 24-26 September 2012 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

IFIP announces WITFOR conference

The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and the Department of Information Technology, Government of India invite your participation in the forthcoming World IT Forum (WITFOR 2012) to be held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, India on 16th -18th April 2012. For more details, see

Business meeting minutes, Shanghai, China, 4 December 2011

IFIP WG 8.2 Business Meeting
Shanghai, China, 4 December 2011

1. Welcome: The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Nancy Russo, at 4:32 pm. Nancy welcomed the attendees to the workshop and business meeting, noted that the attendance list was being handed out, and announced the results of the election of new officers:
a. Incoming Chair – Brian Fitzgerald
b. Vice-Chair – Kevin Crowston
c. Secretary – Ulrike Schultze
Brian Fitzgerald was introduced as the incoming Chair and he chaired the meeting from this point. (The agenda slides are available as an attachment.)

IFIP September newsletter

The IFIP September newsletter is available here.

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