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Appleton Lecture

Software Defined Networks and the Maturing of the Internet

Wednesday 30 April 2014 | Royal Institution, London, UK

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Free to attend

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

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Previous speakers 

This section provides a complete list of the past speakers at this Prestige Lecture. You can also find links to related media for some of the more recent lectures.

 

Speakers 2000 - 2013

 

Year

Speaker

Title of lecture

Media

2013

Steve Unger, Chief Technology Officer, Ofcom

Superfast broadband – what will it take to make it happen?

IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Script (PDF)

 

2012Philip Langsdale 
CIO, BAA
Real Time Heathrow: improving Heathrow's resilienceIET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)
2011

Dr David Cleevely, FREng, FIET, CEng PhD
Founding Director, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

 

What is the future for communications? What does this mean for the UK?IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

2010

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting OBE B.Sc.Hons., PhD (Surrey), FRS, FREng., FIET
Executive Chairman - Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL)
Director - Surrey Space Centre (SSC) 

Small satellites - big future

 

IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

 

2009

Andrew Bud FIET 
Executive Chairman, mBlox Inc. 

Kerstin Mogull 
COO, BBC Future Media & Technology...

 

New Approaches to Digital Distribution and Broadcasting

IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

IET.tv

2007

Mike Short
Vice President R&D – Telefónica O2 Europe, Chairman – Mobile Data Association & Visiting Professor – University of Surrey

 

Digital Mobile Innovation, Investment & Growth 1977 - 2012

 

IET.tv 
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)
 

2007

Professor Michael Walker FREng 
Director of Group Research & Development, Vodafone Group Services Ltd 

Dr Frances Cairncross  
Rector of Exeter College, Oxford University

 

Wireless Communications – Challenges and Choices

 

IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

 

2006

David Cleevely PhD FIEE
Chairman, Communications Research Network & Industrial Fellow, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory

 

Is There a Future for Research in Telecommunications?

 

IET.tv
Slides (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

2005

Dr Peter Bury
Director of Strategic Resources, Ofcom

 

Transforming Spectrum Management for the 21st Century – Major New Opportunities for UK Business and Consumers

 

Script (PDF)
Flyer (PDF)

2004

Professor Martin Cave
 

 

Getting the Best out of Spectrum: the Role of Markets, Prices and the Commons

 

IET.tv
 

 

2003

Professor Sir John Pendry
Professor of Theoretical Solid State Physics, Imperial College London

 

The Perfect Lens: Harnessing the Electromagnetic Near Field

 

IET.tv
Flyer (PDF)

 

2002

Professor John Midwinter FRS FREng FIEE FIEEE
 

 

Optical Communication Systems: the Fast Moving Technology that has Taken 4 Decades to Develop!

 

IET.tv
Flyer (PDF)

 

2001

Professor Bodo Reinisch
University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

 

First Results from the Radio Plasma Imager on the IMAGE Satellite

 

Flyer (PDF)
 

 

2000

Professor Gert Brussaard
Eindhoven University of Technology

 

Propagation Research for Satellite Communications above 10 GHz

 

Flyer (PDF)
 

 

 

 

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