Updated 8 March 2011
The North American Regional At-Large Organization (NARALO) is pleased to host Dr. Vinton ("Vint") Cerf's keynote speech, "Amplifying the Voices of Civil Society" at the NARALO Showcase during ICANN's 40th Meeting to be held in San Francisco. The event, sponsored by Google, will be held on Monday, 14 March from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Alexandra Room on the 32nd Floor of the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco. Drinks and snacks will be available.
Vint Cerf served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICANN from 2000-2007. He currently holds the position of Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google. In this role, he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies to support the development of advanced, Internet-based products and services from Google. He is also an active public face for Google in the Internet world.
Dr. Cerf's contributions have been acknowledged and lauded repeatedly with honorary degrees and awards that include the National Medal of Technology, the Turing Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and membership in the National Academy of Engineering.
For more information on the NARALO San Francisco Showcase, please go to: http://www.naralo.org/showcase