Marconi Society Events

The Marconi Society holds its own events and is proud to share information about events involving Marconi Society Fellows, Young Scholars and friends that create awareness about important policy issues and scientific breakthroughs in the field of telecommunications and the Internet.

2018 Marconi Symposium

October 2, 2018 – Bologna, Italy

2018 Marconi Awards Dinner

October 2, 2018 – Bologna, Italy

The 2018 Marconi Awards Dinner (Palazzo Re Enzo; by invitation only) on October 2nd honors Professor F. Thomson Leighton, cofounder of Akamai Technologies, for his contributions to Content Delivery Network (CDN) technology.  Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholars also receive their awards. If you didn’t receive an invitation and wish to inquire, contact Hatti Hamlin.

Save the Dates

May 3, 2018

National Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, National Building Museum, Washington D. C., honoring Marconi Fellows A. J. Paulraj and Ron Rivest. To read more about the 2018 Inductees, click here.

May 11, 2018

IEEE Honor Ceremony at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco honoring Marconi Fellow Brad Parkinson with the IEEE Medal of Honor.

June 18 – 22, 2018

2018 International Symposium on Information Theory in Vail, Colorado will honor Marconi Fellow Gottfried Ungerboeck with the prestigious Claude E. Shannon Award. Dr. Ungerboeck will deliver a plenary presentation.