International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

The leading multinational, apolitical organization in Information & Communications Technologies and Sciences.

  • Recognized by United Nations and other world bodies.
  • Formal consultative partnership relation with UNESCO.
  • Represents IT Societies from over 40 countries/regions, covering five continents with a total membership of over half a million.
  • Links more than 3.500 scientists from Academia & Industry. Over 100 Working Groups and 13 Technical Committees.
  • The German Informatics Society has a joint membership with ITG - Information Technology Society within VDE. (ITG-Logo einbinden)

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Within IFIP

  • IT societies’ members find a meeting place for sharing experience, and discussing challenges and opportunities
  • TCs and WGs contribute to, and often lead, progress in the state-of-the art knowledge and practice

IFIP scientific and technological leadership

  • is warranted by WG membership, based solely on individual excellence
  • is asserted by the organization of some 100 highest quality international events, and the publication of some 30 new books annually that are distributed worldwide

Formally IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. It was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as a result of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959.

IFIP Calendar of Events

The IFIP Calendar of Events lists all IFIP related events and can be searched and sorted via several criteria.