[olug] Fwd: 2013 Fall - ISQA-8310-001 : DATA COMMUNICATIONS (ISQA8310001.1138): Great opportunity!

Obi-Wan obiwan at jedi.com
Thu Oct 3 15:20:11 UTC 2013

Vint spoke in Lincoln at UNL a year ago.  I got to hear & meet him 
then.  He's a great speaker, and definitely should not be missed.


On 10/02/2013 03:11 PM, Adam Haeder wrote:
> Vint Cerf will be speaking @ UNO on Oct 14th. If you want to attend, please
> rsvp to Angela Nastase - anastase at unomaha.edu. If you haven't heard him
> speak, I highly recommend it, he's a very engaging and dynamic speaker. He
> is honestly who I want to be when I grow up.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Kenneth Lee Dick<kdick at unomaha.edu>
> Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:14 PM
> Subject: 2013 Fall - ISQA-8310-001 : DATA COMMUNICATIONS
> (ISQA8310001.1138): Great opportunity!
> To:
> *The College of IS&T Round Table presents:*
> *Vint G. Cerf*
> *Monday, October 14th, 2013*
> *1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - PKI 158*
> Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google.
> He is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and
> applications on the Internet and other platforms for the company.
> Widely known as a "Father of the Internet," Vint is the co-designer with
> Robert Kahn of TCP/IP protocols and basic architecture of the Internet. In
> 1997, President Clinton recognized their work with the U.S. National Medal
> of Technology. In 2005, Vint and Bob received the highest civilian honor
> bestowed in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It recognizes the
> fact that their work on the software code used to transmit data across the
> Internet has put them "at the forefront of a digital revolution that has
> transformed global commerce, communication, and entertainment."
>  From 1994-2005, Vint served as Senior Vice President at MCI. Prior to that,
> he was Vice President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
> (CNRI), and from 1982-86 he served as Vice President of MCI. During his
> tenure with the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects
> Agency (DARPA) from 1976-1982, Vint played a key role leading the
> development of Internet and Internet-related data packet and security
> technologies.
> Since 2000, Vint has served as chairman of the board of the Internet
> Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and he has been a
> Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1998. He served
> as founding president of the Internet Society (ISOC) from 1992-1995 and was
> on the ISOC board until 2000. Vint is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, AAAS, the
> American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering
> Consortium, the Computer History Museum and the National Academy of
> Engineering.
> Vint has received numerous awards and commendations in connection with his
> work on the Internet, including the Marconi Fellowship, Charles Stark
> Draper award of the National Academy of Engineering, the Prince of Asturias
> award for science and technology, the Alexander Graham Bell Award presented
> by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, the A.M. Turing
> Award from the Association for Computer Machinery, the Silver Medal of the
> International Telecommunications Union, and the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell
> Medal, among many others.
> He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA and more than a dozen
> honorary degrees.

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