[IRP] 11th IFIP-WG9.2 NAMUR AWARD Call for Nominations

Philippe Goujon pgo
Thu Sep 30 13:37:18 EEST 2010


Call for Nominations

Working Group 9.2 of IFIP-TC9 concerned with Computers and Society has 
created the IFIP-WG9.2 NAMUR AWARD. This award, biennial, is to be accorded 
for an outstanding contribution to the awareness of social implications of 
information and communication technology. The purpose of the award is to 
draw attention to the need for an holistic approach in the use of 
information technology in which the social implications have been taken 
into account. The contribution can be in the form of a publication, design, 
lecture, project or achievement of any kind within the spirit of the NAMUR 

Official reports, as well as all the necessary information, including the 
Nomination Form, may be found at 
(and in the attached file)

Nominations for the 11th IFIP-WG9.2 Namur Award (to be awarded in 2012) 
must be sent before December 1st, 2010.

The winners:

1991:    Prof. Joseph Weizenbaum, MIT, Cambridge, Massachussets (USA)

1993:    Dr. Riccardo Petrella, Head of the FAST Programme, European 

1996:    Dr. Carlos-Alberto Afonso, IBASE, Community of people AlterNex, 

1998:    Prof. Gunilla Bradley, Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden

2000:    Prof. Simon Rogerson, CCSR, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

2002:    Dr Deborah Hurley, Harvard Information Infrastructure Project, 
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. USA.

2004:    Prof. Ian H. Witten, New Zealand Digital Library Project, 
University of Waikato, New Zealand

2006:    = Nigel Williams, Founder of Childnet International and Northern 
Ireland Commissioner for children and young people, UK

2008:    Prof. Daniel Pimienta, Founder of FUNREDES (http://funredes.org), 
ICT4D, Santo Domingo

2010    Prof. Jeroen Van den Hove

We are waiting for your nominations. Many thanks for your cooperation.


IFIP-WG9.2 Namur Award Committee Chair

<mailto:jberleur at info.fundp.ac.be>mailto:jberleur at info.fundp.ac.be

Philippe Goujon
Facult? d'Informatique - Computer Science Department
Rue Grandgagnage, 21- B 5000 NAMUR
32+81 72 5258 - FAX 32+ 81 72 49 67
mail.pgo at info.fundp.ac.be

pr?sentation page perso:

Projets en cours:
Projet IG3T :
http ://www.info.fundp.ac.be/IG3T

projets europ?ens:
projet ETICA (Ethical Issues of Emerging ICT Applications) : 

projet EGAIS (The Etical GovernAnce of emerging technologieS: 
- New Governance perspective for integrating ethics into Technical 
development Projects and Applications)

It is not enough that you should understand about applied science in order 
that your work may increase man's blessings. Concern for man himself and 
his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors.
Albert Einstein
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