The Internet: Its Origins and How to Manage (Copyright) Information

When: March 17, 2015 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm EDT - This event has passed

Robert E. Kahn 

Please note that there has been a small change to the location of the event. It will now be held in the Tasher Room on the first floor of 716 20th Street.


Our Washington, DC Chapter will be hosting Robert E. Kahn, the pioneering engineer and co-inventor of  key components of Internet, for a talk on his career and the work he is doing to propel copyright-related industries.  


Dr. Kahn has charted an incredible course. From an academic career at Princeton and MIT in the sixties, to his groundbreaking work in the seventies and eighties developing Arpanet (the first packet-switched network) and the TCP/IP protocols at the heart of the Internet today, Robert Kahn has never stopped innovating.  


More recently, Dr. Kahn has been instrumental in developing and implementing Digital Object Architecture, a system of identifying digital documents. While useful in many contexts, it is particularly helpful in copyright-related industries, especially publishing. As a testament to his service, inventiveness, and many accomplishments, Dr. Kahn has been the recipient of numerous awards. These include the Secretary of Defense Civilian Service Award, the 2001 Charles Stark Draper Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, the National Medal of Technology, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.    


Dr. Kahn will be available for a brief Q&A after the main program.

Final Registration Deadline: March 16, Midnight EST

Members $10
Nonmembers $15
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