On January 11, 2016 in Palo Alto, California, A9 held "Alex Fest," a celebration of the work of Alexander A. Stepanov [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Stepanov]. The event featured talks by some of Alex's long-time collaborators: Bjarne Stroustrup, David Musser, Sean Parent, Daniel Rose, and Paul McJones. Following the talks, members of the audience presented some gifts to Alex and all enjoyed a festive reception.
Thanks are due the following for their work putting together the Fest: Catherine Rodriguez, Michael Hembrador, Anna Stepanov, Alex Zeyliger, Joyce Croft, Kimberly Czerwinski, Brian Pinkerton, Anil Gangolli.
Special thanks to Michael Hembrador for his time-consuming work creating and editing the videos and photos.