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Monday, May 5 • 1:10pm - 1:45pm
Keynote Conversation with Martin Cooper, Father of the Wireless Phone

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Please join us in honoring the father of the mobile phone, Martin Cooper, with a presentation for his monumental achievement followed by a reception in his honor at The Source starting at 5 pm.

Moderators
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Eliza Krigman

Multimedia Journalist, Independent
Synopsis Five years of experience covering technology, politics, education and lobbying for POLITICO, National Journal and other publications. 2012 Gerald Loeb Award finalist in online enterprise category. Work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, the Washington Post and other media outlets. Work Experience POLITICO Reporter     Washington, DC     January 2011 &ndash... Read More →

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Martin Cooper

Inventor, Wireless Phone
On April 3, 1973, while working as GM of Motorola's Communications Systems Division, Martin Cooper placed the world's first cellular phone call.  Now, only 40 years later, over half of all Americans have ditched their landlines and "gone wireless" (up from a quarter of Americans only two years ago). | | Over the years, Martin Cooper has continued to actively participate in the advancement of cellular technology.  Mr. Cooper founded... Read More →


Monday May 5, 2014 1:10pm - 1:45pm
Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

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