Distinguished Lecture Series: History and Future of the Internet with Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google

Date: 16 July 2020
Other languages: Русский язык |
July 16th 2020, 5:00-6:00pm (Bishkek time, GMT+6)

Vinton G. Cerf
Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Join us for UCA's Distinguished Lecture Series with Vinton G. Cerf on the History and Future of the Internet on July 16th. Widely recognised as one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” this is a rare opportunity to listen to his visionary presentation and interact with him at this live online lecture.

This lecture is co-sponsored with the World Bank and the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic.



Biography
At Google, Vint Cerf contributes to global policy development and continued spread of the Internet. Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He has served in executive positions at the Internet Society, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the American Registry for Internet Numbers, MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and on the faculty of Stanford University. 

Vint Cerf sits on US National Science Board and is a Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Cerf is a Foreign Member of the Royal Society and Swedish Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, British Computer Society, Worshipful Companies of Information Technologists and Stationers and is a member of the National Academies of Engineering and Science.

Cerf is a recipient of numerous awards and commendations in connection with his work on the Internet, including the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, US National Medal of Technology, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Prince of Asturias Award, the Japan Prize, the Charles Stark Draper award, the ACM Turing Award, the Legion d’Honneur and 29 honorary degrees.

Lecture Format
The lecture will be conducted online via Zoom video conferencing on Thursday July 16th at 5:00-6:00pm (GMT+6, Kyrgyzstan time) at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85365675742?pwd=MWxBMDNZbG5wMkQ3OHYwZFFHbDZudz09 (Password: 968031), or Facebook Live at http://www.facebook.com/ucentralasia.

Language
It will be delivered in English, with Russian language translation provided on Zoom.

Past online lectures are available on the University of Central Asia's YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/ucentralasia.

Ideas presented in this lecture reflect the personal opinion of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of Central Asia and/or its employees.
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