Marconi Society Annual Symposium and Prize Award Dinner

The Marconi Society held its annual Symposium and Prize Award Dinner in London this year, and took place at the Royal Society on the 20th October, 2015.

This year, UK Computer Scientist, Prof Peter Kirstein was honored for his contributions to computer networking as well as his leading role to the birth of Internet in Europe. In addition, other young scholars from the leading universities around the world were  honored for their contributions too, to the internet and telecommunications development.

About Marconi Society  – The Marconi Society’s aim is to honor the spirit of Guglielmo Marconi, scientist, engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. The $100,000 Marconi Prize, awarded annually, recognizes living scientists whose achievements in communications and information technology have advanced the social, economic and cultural development of all humanity. The Society also recognizes and encourages young scientists through its Paul Baran Young Scholar Awards.

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