The National Research Council (CNR) concludes the celebrations of its centenary with an event dedicated to students and IT enthusiasts: “Science that did not exist. Information technology and the next hundred years of the National Research Council”, this is the title of the National Research Council. This event will be held in Pisa, in the auditorium Cnr Area Auditorium, Tuesday 14 November from 10am to 12.30pm. The event is organized by: Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking (Cnr-Icar), Institute of Informatics and Information Technology (Cnr-Iit) and Institute of Information Science and Technology “A. Faedo” (Cnr-Isti). A party to celebrate the National Commission for Science and Science by telling the story of a discipline that did not yet exist a hundred years ago, at the birth of the largest research body in Italy, computer science, but which within a century has become essential not only for the advancement of all other sciences, but also for the development of our society in every side. China’s Centenary receives the contribution of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and sponsorship of irrigation. Pisa is an important crossroads for the history of Italian IT, following a very long tradition of science and research starting from Fibonacci, through G. Galilei to E. Fermi. The first university chair of computer science was established in Pisa in 1969, and the first Italian Internet connection was established on April 30, 1986 by Pisan Cnr-Iit. Among the speakers, in addition to the greetings of the Mayor of Pisa Michele Conte, we note Marco Conte, Director of Cnr-Iit, Giuseppe Di Pietro, Director of Cnr-Icar, Roberto Scopinho, Director of Cnr-Isti “A. Faedo”.
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