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February 12, 2014

Event: Dedication of IEEE Milestone: Gary Kildall’s CP/M Microcomputer Operating System

by @ 5:55 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

FRIDAY April 25, 2014
SCV Monterey Bay Subsection
– PC revolution, history, commemoration, plaque …
Speakers: Mayor, past IEEE president, more
Time: Talks at 2:00 PM; Plaque dedication at 4:00 PM with refreshments
Cost: none
Place: City Chambers, 300 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove; then 801 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
RSVP: not required

The IEEE has joined with the Computer History Museum and organizers of AMW to schedule a commemoration of the role that Garyâ??s work played in the personal computer revolution with the dedication of an IEEE Milestone and the unveiling of the Milestone plaque following the close of the 2014 Asilomar Microcomputer Workshop (AMW).  Annually since 1975, AMW has offered an informal venue for some of the world’s brightest technical minds to gather as peers.  Gary Kildall was a frequent presenter at AMW. The events on the afternoon of Friday, April 25, 2014, are open to the public.  Plans for the IEEE Milestone dedication and unveiling are as follows:

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Pacific Grove City Chambers, 300 Forest Ave.
�    Introductions  by Mayor Bill Kampe, IEEE and other dignitaries.
�    Overview of IEEE Milestone program.
�    A conversation with former DRI VP of Operating Systems Tom Rolander and Gordon Eubanks VP of Languages and Tools followed by Q &A session.

4:00 â?? 4:30 PM 801 Lighthouse Ave.
�    Street side plaque unveiling and brief remarks by representatives of the City, the IEEE, and others

4:30 â?? 6:00 PM 734 Lighthouse Ave. (Former DRI Engineering building)
�    Reception with light refreshments for AMW, IEEE and DRI alumni and friends

Digital Research Artifacts and Memorabilia will be on display throughout the month of April
�     Pacific Grove Library, 550 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove


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