March IFIP Board Minutes available

The minutes of the March IFIP Board Minutes are available 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 March 2012 newsletter posted

The March 2012 IFIP newsletter is now available at

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