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IFIP International Young IT Awards

IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing is launching IFIP International Young IT Awards in March 2016, for the inaugural year.

IFIP is the leading multinational organization in Information & Communications Technologies and Sciences which is recognized by United Nations and other world bodies. It represents IT Societies from 56 countries or regions, covering all 5 continents with a total membership of over half a million and links more than 3500 scientists from Academia and Industry.

This recognition scheme for IT industry is organized by InterYIT, the International Young IT Group of IFIP.

The Objectives of the Awards scheme are to recognize Young IT Professionals around the world at Global level for their achievements, connect up and coming IT Professionals with the world and help them grow to greater heights in their careers.

In its inaugural year, there will be three awards presented and they are, IFIP International Young IT Professional of the Year, IFIP International Young IT Entrepreneur of the Year and IFIP International Best Student IT Project of the Year.

The scheme is promoted globally for nominations and invite individuals to apply, mainly through our member societies while anyone is invited to apply. Applications will be reviewed by an independent panel appointed by IFIP InterYIT. The winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony and awards presented at a global event, later in 2016.

The independent review panel will consist of an IFIP InterYIT Representative (Chair or his nominee), two IFIP General Assembly (GA) Members, one University academic invited by IFIP InterYIT (Non GA Member) and one Industry professional invite by IFIP InterYIT (Non GA Member).

The project is led by Yasas V. Abeywickrama, the Chair of IFIP InterYIT and also a Councilor of the Board of IFIP. Marking the launch of this international awards scheme, Abeywickrama stated that IFIP as the international federation of the IT industry is extremely proud to organize this activity as it will recognize the young achievers of the industry at a global level to encourage and help them to grow even further in their professional careers. He was positive that this will have a lasting impact on them to perform even better in the future to enrich the industry and to make the world a better place.

The applications are invited to be sent from now until the deadline if 30th June 2016 to info@ifip interyit.org, explaining the achievements of the candidate.

Further details also can be requested from info@ifipinteryit.org .