Cerf will briefly review some key events in the history of the Internet, examine recent statistics, consider technical drivers and research issues still to be explored, look at current applications and their implications for social and economic effects and finish up with some future challenges and an update on the interplanetary extension of the Internet.
About the speaker:
Vint Cerf is VP and Chief Internet Evangelist of Google. He served as the chairman of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers from 2000-2007, was the founding President of the Internet Society, worked as Senior Vice President at MCI, VP of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives, developed MCI Mail, and led the Internetting research program at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 1976-1982. He and Robert E. Kahn developed the architecture and basic protocols of the Internet in 1973 and have received many awards for their work on various aspects of the Internet.
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