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Online Webinars

Online Webinars


IEEE Computer Society webinars deliver insights from some of the profession’s leading thinkers directly to your desktop. As part of our mission to advance the practice of software engineering and computer science, these online presentations feature independent, industry-leading technical authorities such as Grady Booch, Mary Poppendieck, Kent Beck, and more discussing cutting-edge topics of use to today's technology professionals, software developers, and computer architects.

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Certification Assessment Courses

Online Assessment Courses


The IEEE Computer Society has a series of software engineering self-assessment courses designed to help those professionals interested in earning the Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) and the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) certifications. These self-assessment courses are also beneficial to software development professionals implementing principles, standards, and practices of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK Guide). 

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FREE Member Resources

FREE Member Resources


Access 600 titles from Safari Books Online, featuring online books from top publishers such as O’Reilly Media, Peachpit, Addison Wesley, Prentice Hall, FT Press, IBM Press, Microsoft Press, Cisco Press, and Adobe Press. Or access 3,500 e-Learning Courses in five categories: Computer Professional, Security, Business Fundamentals, Office Productivity, and Cisco. Powered by Element K, online courses are also available in 10 different languages.

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Books, ReadyNotes, and EssentialSets

Books, ReadyNotes and EssentialSets


The IEEE Computer Society publishes books for professionals in computer science and engineering in cooperation with John Wiley & Sons. Peruse the list of IEEE ReadyNotes, practical, chapter-sized .PDF downloads, to get quickly up to speed on a given topic. Or purchase an EssentialSet, a digital PDF anthologiy of definitive articles from the Computer Society Digital Library, to find out what the experts say about a particular subject.  

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Specialty Courses

Instuctor-Led Training / Virtual Instruction


The IEEE Computer Society is developing a series of Specialty Courses for those seeking detailed knowledge about new and exciting developments in computing and software engineering. Topics under development include:
Parallel Processing–Multicore: a three-day course on multicore processing and software development;
Cloud Computing: a five-part program that deals with the cloud from a business owner's perspective;
Software Engineering Management: an eight-part online course exploring management of software development projects, from small tools to enterprise systems.

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Conferences, Symposiums, and Workshops

Conferences, Symposiums, and Workshops


The IEEE Computer Society annually sponsors a wide range of geographically diverse technical conferences, symposiums, and workshops dedicated to providing computing professionals with innovative forums designed to facilitate the identification, creation, capture, and exchange of highly peer-reviewed scientific and technological knowledge that benefits our members, the profession, and humanity.

Organizing a conference? Get a quote from the IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services (CPS), which produces high-quality, peer-reviewed conference publications in print, digital, or online.

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