‘Father of the Internet’ to Deliver Keynote at 2019 Internet2 Global Summit

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/higheredu?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#higheredult;/agt;–Dr.
Vinton G. Cerf, vice president and chief internet evangelist at Google,
will serve as a featured keynote speaker at the 2019 Internet2 Global
Summit event.
The talk, entitled “Pacification of Cyberspace,” will
take place at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at the Marriott Marquis
Washington DC. Cerf will address how to pacify the relatively lawless
environment of the Internet, while preserving the utility of its
openness to creative innovation and technological revolution.

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 MCI, the Corporation
for National Research Initiatives and the Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency and on the faculty of Stanford University.

“Dr. Vint Cerf is a visionary leader whose contributions to the
architecture of the Internet have helped transform the world as we know
it,” said Howard Pfeffer, president and CEO of Internet2. “His
perspective on the need to address safety, security, privacy,
reliability and utility amongst the technical Internet community is a
welcome addition to the Global Summit program and we’re pleased he could
join us for the event.”

The 2019 Internet2 Global Summit event will convene research and
education technology leaders from March 5-8 at the Marriott Marquis
Washington DC hotel. It will feature two keynote addresses,
presentations from noted subject-matter experts, and sessions focused on
trust and identity, advanced networking, information security, and
integrated solutions for research, scholarship and creativity. More
information can be found on the 2019
Global Summit website
.

A live netcast will be available at the event page, https://meetings.internet2.edu/2019-global-summit/detail/10005348/

About Internet2

Internet2® is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community
founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996.
Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that
leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and
helps support their educational, research and community service
missions. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the
nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was
built to deliver advanced, customized services that are
accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity
framework. For more information, visit www.internet2.edu
or follow @Internet2
on Twitter.

Contacts

Internet2
Sara Aly
[email protected]

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