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TDM Event Singapore: Meet the Father of the Internet – itsReal

Are U Interested in knowing what the “Father of the Internet” thinks about Web 2.0 and beyond?

The Digital Movement, together with Google and IDA, brings to you an exclusive evening with the VP of Engineering and Chief Internet Evangelist of Google, Vinton G. Cerf. Come down on the evening of 23 May 2008 to discover Vint’s perspective of the up and coming trends of the Internet and find out what great stuff he is doing in Google! Vint will be covering on the topic of “Tracking the Internet into the 21st Century” before engaging the audience in any discussion and questions that you might have!

As a “father of the Internet”, Vinton Cerf will share his perspective on the future trends of the Internet in the 21st century. The Internet
has been constantly evolving and Web 2.0 has driven enormous changes in recent days. Along with the rapid economic development in Asia, the largest Internet user population is also found in this region. How will the Internet shift in the future, and how will our lifestyles change with the shift? Vint will share what it takes to meet a bright new future of the Internet.

Date : 23rd May 2008 (Friday)
Time : Registration starts at 6.30 pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Level 3 Room 325
Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided.

Please visit our website at www.thedigitalmovement.org or direct your browser to this URL to register: http://www.thedigitalmovement.org/2008/05/15/come-meet-the-father-of-the-internet-chief-internet-evangelist-of-google/


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.

Event: Meet the Father of the Internet! (Google Chief Internet Evangelist)
“Google, Internet, Web 2.0, Father of Internet”
What: Business Meeting
Host: The Digital Movement
When: Friday, May 23 at 6:30pm
Where: Suntec Convention Centre Level 3 Room 325

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