Founders to Futurists: 50th Anniversary of the Birth of the Internet

October 29, 2019 8:30 AM
October 29, 2019 5:30 PM


Computer Science


Industry 4.0

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It's the internet's 50th birthday! Where we'd all be without the internet? Who knows, so it's only fitting for us to all take a step back and reflect on the moment that transformed the course of history and look ahead to the role the internet will play in shaping the future. UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has invited distinguished computer science professor, Dr. Leonard Kleinrock to lead a discussion on the past, present, and future of the internet.Some of today's biggest names in business, entertainment, and tech including Mark Cuban, Jameela Jamil, Vint Cerf, Patrisse Cullors, Jamie Dimon, Peter Thiel, and Ashton Kutcher will join Professor Kleinrock in a deep dive into their visions for the future of the internet. This event is open to the public. You can purchase tickets and learn more here >>

About Professor Leonard Kleinrock

Dr. Kleinrock is a renowned professor of computer engineering at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied science. He is best known for laying the mathematical and theoretical foundations for computer networking. On October 29, 1969, Dr. Kleinrock and his team of engineers successfully sent the first-ever message over Arpanet. This moment helped define the future of the internet. Dr. Kleinrock is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Event Location

UCLA Royce Hall

10745 Dickson Ct

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Event Organizer

The University of California, Los Angeles

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