Nominations Sought for 2013 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award
The Internet Society is soliciting nominations of qualified candidates for the 2013 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award by May 31, 2013. This annual award is presented to an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community. The award is scheduled to be presented during the 87th IETF meeting in Berlin, Germany, July 28–August 2.
The award was established by the Internet Society to honor a person who has made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community. The award is focused on sustained and substantial technical contributions, service to the community, and leadership. With respect to leadership, the award committee places particular emphasis on candidates who have supported and enabled others in addition to their own specific actions.
The award is named for Dr. Jonathan B. Postel to recognize and commemorate the extraordinary stewardship exercised by Jon over the course of a thirty-year career in networking. He served as the editor of the RFC series of notes from its inception in 1969 until 1998. He also served as the ARPANET "Numbers Czar" and Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) over the same period of time. He was a founding member of the Internet Architecture (nee Activities) Board and the first individual member of the Internet Society, which he also served as a Trustee.
For more information, see: http://www.internetsociety.org/
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will meet in Beijing, China, April 7–11, 2013 and in Durban, South Africa, July 14–18, 2013. For more information, see: http://icann.org/
The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) will meet in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3–5, 2013 and in Phoenix, Arizona, October 7–9, 2013. For more information see: http://nanog.org
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) will meet in Berlin, Germany, July 28–August 2, 2013 and in Vancouver, Canada, November 3–8, 2013. For more information see: http://www.ietf.org/meeting/
The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) will meet in Bangkok, Thailand, February 18–28, 2014. For more information see: http://www.apricot.net