A conversation with Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf portrait. May 23, 2019, 1-2 p.m. Clara Barton Auditoium or Livestream

Join us for a special event at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, featuring Vint Cerf in dialogue with USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and the audience, discussing his life’s work and the next big thing. 

One of the "fathers of the internet," Vinton G. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the original architecture of the online world. Currently vice president and chief internet evangelist for Google, he contributes to global policy development and the continued spread of the internet.


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is strongly encouraged as we expect to quickly fill capacity.

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This event will also be streamed live on the internet


This event is accessible to all individuals. Sign language and closed captioning is provided. For more information or to request a specific accommodation, please contact Elizabeth.Dougherty@uspto.gov


This event is part of a series: Speaker series