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COVAD Communications, Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley and the Computer History Museum present
Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Internet
 



DATE & TIME
Wednesday, October 27, 2004

6:00 p.m. check-in, cocktail reception, tour of Visible Storage
7:00 pm -8:30 p.m. Program


LOCATION
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Mountain View, California


REGISTRATION
 

For reservations call 1-800-847-7730 register online at
www.commonwealthclub.org

Call (650) 810-1898 for information.


ABSTRACT OF TALK
On October 29, 1969, Professor Leonard Kleinrock supervised the transmission of the first message on the Internet from UCLA. Since this historic connection 35 years ago, nearly half of all Americans have logged on to the Internet and over 20 percent have high-speed broadband access today.

Join us and hear panelists discuss the history of the Internet, including the vision behind its initial design; the growth of corporate networks and the role of the network in today's business environment; the current trend towards convergence of voice and data; and how the Internet has changed consumer behavior.

Panelists
Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, professor of computer science, UCLA
Charles Hoffman, president and CEO, Covad Communications
Charles H. Giancarlo, vice president CTO, Cisco Systems
Geoff Ralston, chief product officer, Yahoo! Inc.

Moderator
Steve Yoder, San Francisco Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal.

MEMBERSHIP
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