This lecture was scheduled for last semester but it got cancelled:
What Do You Do After You Invent the Internet?
Drs. Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn, inventors of TCP/IP and generally
considered the fathers of the Internet, discuss life after inventing the internet. The free community lecture is being held at the American Museum of Science and Energy at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2004.
Dr. Jeff Wadsworth, the new director of ORNL, will be on hand to open the evening. The lecture is one of the events in celebration of IIa's 15th anniversary. The company, headquartered in Oak Ridge, was founded in 1988 by company president Bonnie Carroll.
Note: a public reception will follow the lecture.
About the speakers:
Dr. Cerf is senior Vice president of data architecture for MCI's Data
and Information Services Division, a unit of MCI Business Markets. He is responsible for the design and development of the network architecture to support MCI's future data and information services.
Dr. Kahn is President of the Corporation for National Research
Initiatives (CNRI), which he founded in 1986 after a thirteen year term at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). CNRI was created as a not-for-profit organization to provide leadership and funding for research and development of the National Information Infrastructure.
Posted by mjb
Jan. 12, 2004