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    Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf to Chair Marconi Society

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    The Marconi Society Names Four as the 2016 Young Scholars

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  • 2016 Marconi Prize Winner

    Bradford Parkinson, honored for his technical leadership in the design and development of the Global Positioning System, will receive the award at a ceremony in Mountain View, California, on November 2, 2016.

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    Bradford Parkinson Marconi Prize 2016
  • Young Scholars Program

    The Paul Baran Young Scholars is a community of young scientists advancing the frontiers of telecommunications in emerging fields that are likely to be in the forefront of future applications.

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Upcoming Events

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Marconi Society Events

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Brad Parkinson

Marconi - SCNPT Symposium on Advances in Communications

November 2, 2016 Kavli & Panofsky Auditoriums, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) (invitation only) This year’s Marconi Symposium, honoring Stanford Emeritus Professor Brad Parkinson, is jointly presented with Stanford’s…
2016 Marconi Society Young Scholars

Marconi Awards Gala

November 2, 2016 Computer History Museum (invitation only) Stanford Professor Emeritus Brad Parkinson, “father of GPS,” will receive the 2016 Marconi Prize in a ceremony at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The…

Marconi Society News

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‘Father of the Cell Phone,’ 88, Still Bullish on Mobile

By Benny Evangelista, San Francisco Chronicle December 28, 2016 Martin “Marty” Cooper claimed his place in technology history 43 years ago when he demonstrated a handheld cellular phone. But back then, he didn’t grasp how fully the…
Irwin M. Jacobs walks onto the stage to give opening remarks at the 2015 Symphony at Salk. (Bradley J. Fikes)
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Irwin Jacobs: From Telecom Mogul to Salk Institute Leader

By Chris Emery, The San Diego Union-Tribune December 27, 2016 Irwin Jacobs recently stepped down as chairman of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, replaced by Gateway computer founder Ted Waitt. During Jacobs’ decade-long…
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Vinton G. Cerf to Lead Marconi Society

Internet pioneer to carry on Marconi’s legacy by recognizing major technology contributors, continuing support for promising researchers and promoting sustainable technology MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, November 17, 2016 The Marconi Society,…

Marconi Society Blog

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How To Become More Creative and Why it Matters

By Giovanni Corazza Co-authored by Paula Reinman Whether you’re a business leader searching for talent, a job seeker looking for your next gig or a parent committed to educating your child for success, you’re in the midst of a new industrial…
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How to Find More Tech Talent: Georgia Tech Disrupts the Market

Whether you're at MasterCard, AirBnB, AT&T or most any start up across the country, if you are looking for technical people, you've likely got a problem.  You cannot find enough qualified employees. By all counts, there is a current…
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Young Scholars Give Back: The Celestini Project

The Marconi Society exists to support scientific achievements in communications and the Internet that significantly benefit mankind. We are extremely proud of our Young Scholars for taking this mission to heart and creating the Celestini…

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