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)
More Information on www.ifip.org.
- 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
- 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.