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1 July 2020 e-CF User Group meeting – Companies

On Wednesday 1 July ITPE held the e-CF User Group’s meeting focusing on application of the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) in companies. Speakers included Frédéric Lau (Cigref) on Cigref’s job profile framework ‘Nomenclature’, Co Siebes (Capgemini) on cases of the use of the e-CF in Dutch organisations as well as Ronald Scherpenisse (Influsense) who talked …

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28 May 2020 e-CF User Group meeting – higher education & academia

On 28 May the ‘e-CF User Group for higher education and academia’ was held online. This session was specifically planned for users in higher education and will include stakeholders from universities and academia across Europe. Presenters included: This event is the first step in establishing a community of education providers who exchange their experience on …

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ITPE and Global Knowledge hold tech talk on AI ethics

On 21 April Global Knowledge and co-host ITPE welcomed leading experts, Dr Anna Jobin of the Health Ethics & Policy Lab at ETH Zurich and Dr Lorien Pratt, Chief Scientist and co-founder of Quantellia in Silicon Valley, for an online discussion on the ethical aspects of AI technology development, and what best practices may be …

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DIGITAL SME Alliance calls for cybersecurity standards adapted to SMEs

DIGITAL SME Alliance has released a position paper calling for European cybersecurity standards to be more accessible, affordable and better adapted to various types of smaller and medium-sized enterprises. The problem, the paper argues, is that while cybersecurity is of a large scope and multifaceted, the solutions need to be realistic for different types of …

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LinkedIn presents report on AI Talent in Europe

LinkedIn published a report entitled ‘AI Talent in the European Labour Market’ which shows that EU has twice the size in total workforce compared with the US, but half of its AI talent. Furthermore, 50% of European AI talent is concentrated in just 3 countries (UK, France and Germany). Europe is thus presented with a …

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European ICT ‘BoK’ Workshop and Stakeholder Survey

On 27 February, TC 428 will hold a workshop in Paris on the European Foundational Body of Knowledge for the ICT Profession (EU ICT BoK). The work is being prepared in the CEN Technical Committee TC 428, aiming at publishing a European-agreed EU ICT BoK Standard and supporting Technical Report User Guide in 2021. CIGREF’s …

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6 February 2020 Professional Ethics Expert Group meeting

The ITPE Professional Ethics Expert Group meeting was held on 6 February in Brussels. Speakers included Irina Raicu, (Markkula Center for Applied Ethics), Mary Cleary (ICS/TC 428), Juan Pablo Peñarrubia (CCII), Stefan Kunkel (IWS), Declan Brady (CEPIS) and P.P. Verroen (KNVI). Irina Raicu talked about the US-based centre’s approach to help technology companies embed ethical …

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TC 428 expert group for EU ICT Ethics has been selected

The process for the selection of the Experts of the Project Team for SA CEN 2018-17 ‘European Professional Ethics Framework for the ICT Profession (EU ICT Ethics)’ has come to a close. The selected members are: – PT Leader: Stefan Kunkel – ICT Ethics Expert 1: Dimosthenis Ioannidis – ICT Ethics Expert 2: Clare Thornley …

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