In addition, Mayfield partner Raj Kapoor will moderate a panel on digital media trends at the daylong event to be held on Thursday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center.
"Stanford University's role as the crucible of innovation afforded me the opportunity to work with a group of Internet pioneers on ground-breaking research," said Dalal. "We continue to encourage the innovative spirit at Mayfield, where we delight in working with entrepreneurs to translate academic breakthroughs into mainstream solutions with the maximum impact."
The day's highlights include a keynote speech by Cerf, an exhibit of computer science graduate student research posters and three expert panels on the following topics:
-- The Wireless Internet.
-- Are CDs, DVDs, Books and Newspapers Obsolete?
-- Can Technology Stop Cybercrime?
The forum is sponsored by the Stanford Center for Professional Development, venture capital firms Alloy Ventures and Mayfield, and network technology firm Packet Design.
Attendance costs $25 for Stanford alumni and members of the public. To register, visit http://soe.stanford.edu/alumni/internet/registration.html.
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