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Appleton Lecture

Software Defined Networks and the Maturing of the Internet

Wednesday 30 April 2014 | Royal Institution, London, UK



Free to attend

This lecture is free to attend for members and non-members of the IET.


Certificate of attendance

Certificate of attendance

Attendees can request a certificate which they may use as evidence for their CPD records.


If you would like a certificate please email in advance or ask at the registration desk when registering and you will be able to pick up the certificate after the lecture. 

Nick McKeown (photo)

In this lecture Nick will be presenting ‘Software Defined Networks and the Maturing of the Internet’.


The IET are delighted to have Nick McKeown participate in this renowned lecture series and hope to welcome participants from around the industry to London on the 30 April!


Find out more about the lecture.

Sir Edward Appleton

This lecture series was established in 1965 to commemorate the life and work of Sir Edward Appleton who is recognised for his research into the upper atmosphere.



View history.

Camera (photo)

The Appleton Lecture on 6 February will be streamed live as a webcast and will be available to view on the lecture webcast page.





Find out more about the webcast.

Evening programme

This lecture and drinks reception is free to attend for members and non-members of the IET.

18:00 - Registration and refreshments
18:30 - Lecture commences
20:00 - Drinks reception
21:00 - Close

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception where delegates can continue discussions on the evenings topic.

Having been well received in 2013, we are very much looking forward to Appleton Lecture 2014!