Tim Berners-Lee, Kara Swisher and Thomas Friedman Coming to True North 2019 in June

KITCHENER, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Communitech is pleased to announce three new keynote speakers for its second-annual True North conference, happening June 19-20, 2019 at Lot42, including web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee, Kara Swisher, Executive Editor of Recode, and Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and global affairs analyst.

Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as a software engineer at CERN, the large particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. There, he specified the three fundamental technologies that remain the foundation of today’s Web: HTML, URL and HTTP. He also wrote the first Web page editor/browser and the first Web server. Not content to leave his creation to fate, Tim announced in 2007 the formation of the World Wide Web Foundation, confirming his commitment to ensuring a Web open, free and accessible to all.

Swisher is the Co-founder and Executive Editor of Recode. She’s also a contributor to the New York Times and holds the title as Silicon Valley’s most feared and well-liked journalist. She’ll share her insights on the evolving tech world at True North 2019.

Read the full story at citizentribune.com.

Victoria Krisman
Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist and Communications Manager for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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