MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, AUGUST 19, 2015—2015 Marconi Prize Winner Peter Kirstein will give the keynote in the 2015 Marconi Society Symposium on October 20th, 2015 at the Royal Society. He’ll be joined by top technology experts from across the globe to discuss the latest issues around “The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things.”
The event honors Kirstein, often referred to as “the father of the European Internet”, whose tireless advocacy and pioneering technical contributions helped bring the Internet not only to Europe but to India and Asia. Among the speakers will be such luminaries as Prof. Dame Wendy Hall, Managing Director of the Web Science Trust; Cambridge Professor Ross Anderson, an international expert in cyber security; Robert Kahn, co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocol and Chairman/CEO of CNRI; Thibaut Kleiner, Director IoT-CEC; Prof. Jun Murai, an expert in global computer networking at Japan’s Keio University and President of the WIDE Internet project; and Vint Cerf, co-inventor of TCP/IP protocol and vice president of Google.
The program also features Chris Greer, Director of the NIST Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, Rob Van Kranenburg, Founder of the IoT Council; Qualcomm EVP Matt Grob, Steve Hratko of Ruckus Wireless; Jane Holl Lute, President and CEO of the Council on CyberSecurity; Prof. Luis Munoz of the University of Cantabria; Andy Reid, Chief Network Services Architect at British Telecom, and Prof. Antonio Skarmeta, University of Murcia.