Sir Tim Berners-Lee Down Under Tour - Public Lecture University of Melbourne
Monday, 4 February 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
Sir Tim Berners-Lee will be touring Australia for the first time in over a decade and will present a free public lecture at the University of Melbourne.
Sir Tim’s visit to the University of Melbourne is being organised by the Centre for Advanced Journalism, ITS Research, Melbourne Research and the University Library’s Information Futures Program.
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For more information about Sir Tim Berners-Lee's Australian tour, please visit http://tbldownunder.org.
About Sir Tim Berners-Lee
Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. He leads the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), overseeing the Web's standards and development. Sir Tim is a Director of the World Wide Web Foundation and is a member of the UK's Transparency Board. He is the author of Weaving the Web.
Having been ranked joint first in The Telegraph's list of '100 greatest living geniuses' he has received numerous awards throughout his career including the Japan Prize, the Prince of Asturias Foundation Prize, the Millennium Technology Prize and Germany's Die Quadriga award. In 2004 he was knighted by H.M. Queen Elizabeth and in 2007 he was awarded the Order of Merit.
‘The web provides us with new freedom … and brings the workings of society closer to the workings of our minds’ - Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
A thank you to the sponsors
An enormous thank you to the sponsors who have made this tour possible. This tour is presented by iinet, with additional support from the Australian Computer Society. CSIRO, the University of NSW, the University of Melbourne, the University of Technology Sydney, NICTA, the City of Sydney, the Gold Coast City Council, Google and with support from dLUX & Partner&Prosper.
When & Where
School of Engineering
UNIVERSITY SQUARE PUBLIC CAR PARK
Entry: Entrance at 244 Bouverie St and entrance at Berkeley St (just off Grattan Street).
Hours: Weekdays - 6:00am to 10:00pm, Weekends - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Availability: During semester (weekdays) the car park fills and closes to public parking, normally around 9:00am - 9:30am.
Fees and charges: Flat rate of $14.00 per day. Flate rate of $7.00 after 5:00pm Monday to Friday and Weekends.