Ulandi Exner, President, Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA)
Yasas Abeywickrama, President, The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL)
Ray Long, Past President, British Computer Society (BCS)
Membership of the Federation offers member organisations the opportunity and support to:
Network for the purpose of sharing ICT knowledge and expertise with representatives of more than 40 national and international ICT organisations
Increase professionalism and professional standards both locally and globally
Educate and enhance the public and governments` understanding of ICT
Enable ICT practitioners` skills to be recognised/transferrable globally
Promote digital equity locally and globally
Influence developments in ICT through IFIP`s involvement with the United Nations and other international bodies
Access and contribute to a wealth of information held in IFIP`s digital library.
Each member organisation may:
Nominate members to any of the Federation's 13 Technical Committees composed of experts in fields ranging from Communication Systems,
through Security and Privacy to Artificial Intelligence.
Appoint a representative to InterYIT, the International Young IT Group, which represents the youth of national IT societies from more than 40 countries.
Apply for accreditation from IP3, the International Professional Practice Partnership, which defines international standards of professionalism in ICT worldwide.
Host or contribute to the IFIP flagship World Computer Congress (WCC).
Promote your society/country to a worldwide audience of ICT Professsionals from business, industry and academe.
Through a network of over 120 Working Groups the Technical Committees are responsible for approximately 100 conferences and other events
each year in a wide range of areas. Individual members of every member organisation qualify for a discount of at least 10% on all IFIP-related conference registration fees.