Call for Nominations: 2020 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award

IETF Executive Director <exec-director@ietf.org> Tue, 26 May 2020 19:38 UTC

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Apologies for belatedly sharing the information below from the Internet Society about nominations for the 2020 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award.

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2020 JONATHAN B. POSTEL SERVICE AWARD 

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2020 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award are now open.

Each year, the Internet Society presents the prestigious award to an individual or organization that, like Jon Postel, has made significant contributions to the technological development of the Internet. 

The award commemorates Jon Postel’s extraordinary stewardship in the course of his 30-year career in networking.  

The chosen candidate will be presented with a USD20,000 honorarium and the signature crystal engraved globe at a global conference with Internet technical leaders later this year.

Previous award winners include Steven Huter for fostering local Internet communities globally, Kimberly Claffy for her contribution to Internet measurement, Kanchana Kanchanasut for accelerating Internet development in Thailand, and Nii Quaynor for driving the spread of the Internet across Africa. 

Special emphasis is placed on candidates who have supported and enabled others in addition to their own contributions.

Nominations may be submitted at:

https://apps.internetsociety.org/form/postel-nominations

Nomination period ends on 5 June 2020. For questions, email postel@isoc.org

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More About the Award

The Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was established by the Internet Society to honor a person who has made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community. 

The award is focused on sustained and substantial technical contributions, service to the community, and leadership. With respect to leadership, the award committee places particular emphasis on candidates who have supported and enabled others in addition to their own specific actions.

The award is named for Dr. Jonathan B. Postel to recognize and commemorate the extraordinary stewardship exercised by Jon Postel over the course of a thirty-year career in networking. 

Jon Postel served as the editor of the RFC series of notes from its inception in 1969 until 1998. He also served as the ARPANET “numbers Czar” and Internet Assigned Numbers Authority over the same period of time. He was a founding member of the Internet Architecture (nee Activities) Board and the first individual member of the Internet Society, which he also served as a Trustee.
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