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PARC is 40!

posted on
November 16th, 2010
Just Jay

Some of us Berkeley folks plan to carpool down for PARC’s birthday celebration tomorrow evening. I am really looking forward to the program: PARC made magic happen. However, in accordance with the Rule of Threes, I expect the lessons of the ride down and back will stick in my mind more than the time in Palo Alto.

I plan to recount a few stories that appear in From Counterculture to Cyberculture.

Google the Churchill Club if you want to join the event.

Raj Apte, Area Manager, Prototype Devices and Circuits, PARC
Ron Kaplan,
Principal Researcher, Microsoft Bing
David Liddle, Venture Partner, US Venture Partners
Teresa Lunt, VP & Director of Computer Science Laboratory, PARC
Moderator: Mark Bernstein, CEO, PARC

6:00 PM Registration & Hors d’oeuvres | 7:00 PM Program
Location: PARC, Palo Alto

Co-hosted by:

Over the past 40 years, PARC has made a profound impact on innovation in the Valley and beyond. The birthplace of the GUI, the Ethernet, the modern PC, and laser printing, the halls of PARC today are walked by scientists making breakthroughs in clean tech, the newest phase of networking, and other commercially impactful products. As we look forward to the next 40 years, what has changed in innovation? Have we–and even can we–learn from our past? Can business and innovation co-exist? And what is next?

Join current and past PARC thought leaders and innovators as we discuss these issues and celebrate both PARC′s 40th anniversary and Churchill Club′s own 25th anniversary.

*Price: Members $40 | Non-members $65

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