In Conversation with Vint Cerf, a founding father of the internet

February 26, 2018 4:55 pm

Vinton G. Cerf is one of the founding fathers of the internet, and on Wednesday, February 28th, he will be on Canada 2020’s stage for an exclusive event.

Tickets are free and open to the public, but available in limited quantities. Click below to secure yours.

Known most for being the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the modern Internet, Vint will join us in Ottawa to talk about online citizenship, the right to be forgotten, and state of the modern internet.

Widely celebrated as one of the Fathers of the Internet, and a stalwart internet evangelist, Vint Cerf’s work is celebrated around the world.

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. Cerf is a recipient of numerous awards and commendations in connection with his work on the Internet, including the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, US National Medal of Technology, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Prince of Asturias Award, the Tunisian National Medal of Science, the Japan Prize, the Charles Stark Draper award, the ACM Turing Award, Officer of the Legion d’Honneur and 29 honorary degrees.

Seating is extremely limited and registration is mandatory for attendance. Click here to secure your ticket.

Featured Participants


  • Daphne Keller
    Director of Intermediary Liability, Centre for Internet & Society, Standford University - BIO
  • Vinton G. Cerf
    Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google - BIO


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