UPDATE: Google's Schmidt to speak at celebration of 100th birthday of Alan Turing
Posted March 27, 2012; 02:31 p.m.
Registration is now closed for the Princeton Turing Centennial Celebration, a three-day series of events in honor of the 100th birthday of Princeton alumnus and "father of computer science," Alan Turing. For those unable to attend the celebration, events will be simulcast on the Princeton Webmedia site.
Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google and a 1976 graduate of Princeton, will deliver a public address at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10. The celebration will take place Thursday through Saturday, May 10-12, at various times and in various locations on campus; see the schedule of events for details. Turing, whose ideas strongly influenced the development of modern computers, received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1938.