Online Symposium 35th Anniversary of the CSNET connection between Asia and USA

Online Symposium 35th Anniversary of the CSNET connection between Asia and USA

This year is the 35th anniversary of the CSNET first internet connections between Asian networks and the (at the time) U.S-centric Internet.

David Farber and Larry Landweber, two leaders of the CSNET project at that time, will host an online symposium to celebrate this remarkable history and look forward to the future. This event is supported by Keio University Cyber Civilization Research Center <https://www.ccrc.keio.ac.jp/> and WIDE Project <http://www.wide.ad.jp/>.

We cordially invite you to join this special celebration on Oct 23  (EDT)/ Oct 24  (JST) with pioneers who have been involving in the development of the CSNET and Asian networks – our honourable speakers include Vint Cerf, Rick Adrion, Laura Breeden, Jun Murai, Hideyuki Tokuda, Kilnam Chon, and Okhwa Lee.

Date and Time:
October 23, 2020, 7:00-10:00 PM EDT
October 24, 2020, 8:00-11:00 AM  JST /KRW

*The symposium will be hosted in Zoom Webinar format. There will be a 15-min Q&A session after the event for speakers to respond to the comments and questions from the audience via the Q&A chatbox throughout the event.

Agenda and registration information: <https://www.ccrc.keio.ac.jp/35anniversary/>

We hope to have you celebrate this special moment with us. Please also help to circulate this announcement with your network and who might be interested.

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