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Letter from Jeremy Bevan
What is Cisco Live?
Week at a Glance
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World of Solutions
Dear Colleague, After three fantastic years in London, Cisco Live is moving to the exciting and inspiring city of Milan, Italy. We will bring together the brightest minds in business and IT to connect, exchange ideas and discover new perspectives. During the week of January 27-31, 2014, you will hear our latest vision and witness the technologies that are creating tomorrow’s more connected and collaborative world. Cisco’s solutions will support and enable the Internet of Everything, which will deliver new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities. At Cisco Live, you will not only learn about Cisco’s latest innovations, but you will see them in action, and explore the partner solutions that extend and enhance your Cisco investment. Cisco Live is a unique event that opens up a new world of opportunities for you and provides a glimpse into the future. I look forward to seeing you in Milan.
Jeremy Bevan Head of Technology Marketing, EMEAR, Cisco
Open the Door to a More Connected and Collaborative Tomorrow Cisco Live offers the knowledge, skills, and training you need to capitalise on the emerging opportunities that the Internet of Everything creates. You can create your own agenda for your week in Milan, depending on your area of technical focus and specialisation. Networkers Technical Program: Build a custom curriculum tailored to your interests and needs from the industryâ€™s richest line up of technical breakout sessions on todayâ€™s most advanced networking and communications technologies. IT Management Program: IT leaders can explore the opportunities and challenges of the business of IT and the growing imperative to unify business and technology architectures, whilst maximising business value and operational efficiency. Developer Network Program: Developers have access to the content and resources that will enable them to develop the solutions that deliver higher productivity and more innovative ways of doing business. Service Provider Program: Service Providers can choose from a full slate of technical and strategic educational sessions tailored to the specific challenges of helping their clients succeed.
Week at a Glance* Sunday, January 26
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Registration and Information Desk
Monday, January 27
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Registration and Information Desk Technical Seminars (part 1) Cisco Certification Testing Meet the Engineer Break Technical Seminars (part 2) Lunch Technical Seminars (part 3) Break Technical Seminars (part 4)
Tuesday, January 28
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Registration and Information Desk Opening Keynote Cisco Certification Testing Meet the Engineer World of Solutions Open Break Breakout Sessions Lunch Breakout Sessions Break Breakout Sessions World of Solutions Reception
*All sessions and timings are subject to change. Please check back regularly for updates.
Week at a Glance* Wednesday, January 29
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Thursday, January 30
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Registration and Information Desk Cisco Certification Testing Meet the Engineer Breakout Sessions World of Solutions Open Break Breakout Sessions Lunch Breakout Sessions Break and World of Solutions Closing Internet of Everything Keynote Customer Appreciation Event
Friday, January 31
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*All sessions and timings are subject to change. Please check back regularly for updates.
Program Overviews Networkers Technical Program What? Technical Education at Cisco Live makes it easy to get the education and training you need to address your specific challenges. The program is organised into distinct technology tracks focused on core technical education. You can create an agenda that gives you in-depth exposure to a single topic, or you can attend sessions in multiple tracks for a cross-discipline approach. Each track offers an array of coursework addressing technology topics that are critical to helping businesses collaborate, innovate, and thrive today and in the future. In addition to exploring new ideas, established best practices, and emerging technologies, you’ll have the chance to earn the Cisco certifications that demonstrate your skill and initiative. Who? Network Engineers, Technical Individual Contributors, System Engineers, Network Managers, IT Managers, IT Architects When? Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, January 31, 2014 Service Provider Program What? The Cisco Live 2014 Service Provider Program features new business and technical sessions designed to help service providers gain the knowledge they need on key technologies, such as IP NGN, Data Center and Cloud, mobility, and video. You can also attend additional Networkers Technical Program sessions to focus on technologies most relevant to your specific challenges. Who? Service Provider Engineers and Business Managers, Service Provider Technical Individual Contributors, Service Provider IT Managers When? Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, January 31, 2014
Developer Network Program What? Sessions in the Cisco Developer Network Program offer information and insight on key Cisco technologies that support integration, including voice and unified communications, wireless/mobility, and network management. Gain the knowledge you need on the APIs and open interfaces, supporting technical documentation, and other tools to help you develop the network-based business solutions to help your organisation innovate and thrive. Join us and you become part of a vibrant community of businesses and individuals collaborating to develop innovative solutions. Who? Software Developers, Network Developers, Database Analysts, Enterprise Architects When? Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, 31, 2014
IT Management Program* What? Cisco Live’s IT Management Program is designed to help people with a foot in both the IT and business worlds. It offers a mix of business and technical sessions in an interactive forum that can help you find answers to the biggest questions facing today’s IT leaders. The 2014 IT Management program that will feature updated content sessions, more peer interaction, and multiple opportunities learn how to implement the many technology shifts facing IT organisations. The content will focus on examining IT as a service, new business models, and leadership opportunities - personal, technical and organisational. The IT Management Program will allow you to learn from both Cisco’s own IT department and external experts on how to take advantage of the next generation of IT while providing value, growth, and productivity. Who? IT Managers, IT Directors, VPs, Business Leaders, IT Architects, IT Project Managers, Managers of System Engineers, MIS Division Directors When? Tuesday, January 28 – Thursday, 30, 2014 *Closed Program with separate pricing
Ideas, Insight, and Inspiration See and hear from the leading industry and technology visionaries who are giving shape to the world of tomorrow. At Cisco Live 2014, you’ll have multiple opportunities to hear from the brightest minds in business and IT – including Cisco and partner experts and your fellow attendees. Opening Keynote: Rob Lloyd, President of Development and Sales, Cisco Cisco Live is a unique event giving you access to the technologies and engineers enabling the Internet of Everything - a market transition that will transform industries and lives in ways we have never before imagined. Our keynote speaker, Rob Lloyd, will share his vision of this world of tomorrow and discuss the industry trends and technologies that will make that vision a reality. Guest Keynote: Our Guest Keynote will be an exciting exploration of the extraordinary things that are already possible with the Internet of Everything. Hear from specialists in wide ranging fields as deep mining, space exploration, well being and biological research and see how the Internet of Everything is a huge force multiplier and enabler for them. Join us and marvel at the possibilities. Technical Seminars: Technical Seminars, available for an additional fee, take place pre-conference on Monday, January 27, 2014. These 4 hour and 8 hour Seminars are appropriate for anyone interested in a comprehensive overview of one technology or application, and are designed to complement the Technology Breakout Sessions available throughout the week. Meet the Engineer: Cisco Live’s Meet the Engineer sessions allow you to connect with the people who design and develop Cisco solutions through bookable face-to-face meetings, so you can get their perspective on the best approach to your unique challenges. It’s your opportunity to find out why Cisco solutions work the way they do – and to get fresh insight into how you can put those solutions to work in your own business to maximise efficiency and extend your network’s capabilities. www.ciscolive.com/emea
Ideas, Insight, and Inspiration Breakout Sessions: At Cisco Live 2014 you can choose from over 300 breakout sessions which are organised into distinct tracks incorporating core technology education and delivered by Cisco Engineers. Sessions are 90 minutes and 120 minutes in duration and cover all levels from beginner to advanced. Case Studies: Learn how other customers and Cisco itself are deploying Cisco technologies and solutions. The objective is to share lessons learned, best practices, pain points and suggested enhancements for the future. Industry Solutions: These sessions look at the strategy that drives technology or business decisions within a specific vertical industry; and examine the trends and solutions being implemented to help with those specific industry challenges. Product and Solutions Overviews: These sessions are open to anyone attending Cisco Live, and give the latest information on specific Cisco product lines, with in-depth information on ROI projections, case studies and deployment examples. Panels: Panel discussions give you the opportunity to hear a wide range of views on important topics from people inside and outside Cisco in an open discussion forum. The panel discussion format focuses on the bigpicture concepts and ideas that promise to transform the way we communicate and collaborate. Labs: Labs provide direct, hands-on experience in the format of 4 hour instructor-led bookable labs and 45 minute walk-in-labs. Each lab session is designed to be self-paced with mentors available to provide guidance and answer your questions. Each student will have their own pod of equipment on which to work. www.ciscolive.com/emea
Ideas, Insight, and Inspiration Cisco Certification Testing: Cisco certifications are highly respected IT certifications that bring valuable and measurable rewards to network professionals, their managers, and the organisations that employ them. Book before Sunday, January 26, 2014 to take advantage of one free written Cisco Certification Exam (subject to availability), available to Main Conference Pass attendees only. Technical Solutions Clinics: The clinics give direct access to the Cisco experts who spend their days troubleshooting implementation, application, and integration issues. These informal whiteboard discussions allow you to explain your scenario to a Technical Community Advocate (TAC,) or other qualified Cisco representative, and get their opinion on the best approach or solution. Table Topics: During lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you can join a Cisco expert and your peers in casual conversations focusing on the hot topics addressed in breakout sessions. These round table discussions are open to all Cisco Live attendees. New this year! The Cisco Powered Cloud - Connecting Business and Providers: This multi-session program, open to all Cisco Live attendees, takes place on Monday, January 27. It is designed for both cloud providers and organisations taking advantage of cloud services, and will help you ensure your cloud portfolio provides differentiated value and a positive return on investment. Further details on the program can be found at www.ciscolive.com/emea/attendees/cloud/ All the above session details and booking criteria are available on the website. Content is key to your onsite experience, please take time to review the Content Catalogue, and maximise your time at the event https://www.ciscolivemilan.com/connect/publicDashboard.ww
World of Solutions The World of Solutions is at the heart of Cisco Live. Hereâ€™s your opportunity to explore the broader Cisco partner ecosystem, with solutions from over 100 Cisco partner and Cisco booths showcasing the latest networking and communications technologies. This is the dedicated hub where you can discover the tools, capabilities, and services to extend your existing network and help you embrace the latest business practices. Diamond Exhibitor
World of Solutions Highlights include: Hear direct from Cisco partners in the Partner Theatre Visit the Cisco Campus to see the latest Cisco products and solutions from Ciscoâ€™s Collaboration, Enterprise Networks, Data Center Virtualisation and Security teams. Our Cisco experts will be on hand to answer your questions and share their insights on current networking trends and technologies Relax and unwind in one of our themed lounges Self-paced Walk-in Labs providing direct, hands-on experience of Cisco technologies Discuss your specific network challenges with Cisco experts in the Technical Solutions Clinics, in an interactive whiteboard discussion, focused on designing practical solutions Social Media Studio and Lounge where tweeters and bloggers can meet, hold tweet ups and see the Cisco Live social media team in action. Social Media Lounge sponsored by:
World of Solutions Welcome Reception on Tuesday, January 28, when we officially welcome you to Cisco Live
World of Solutions Network Operations Center Delegates can experience the network powering Cisco Live at the Network Operations Center (NOC) at the heart of the event. The NOC gives tech savvy delegates the ability to watch the team in action, as well as quiz our engineers. This dedicated team of network engineers come together to design an infrastructure to support nearly 6,000 delegates and more than 10,000 delegate devices during the event.
Social Networking Collaboration though social networking extends and enhances your Cisco Live experience long before the event begins. This is your opportunity to connect with like-minded people to share ideas, insights, and expertise, and make plans for your time together onsite. www.twitter.com/ciscoliveeurope #CLEUR www.facebook.com/ciscoliveeurope http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Cisco-Live-EMEAR-4557837 Cisco Live EMEAR group
While you are onsite, download the Cisco Live mobile app and gain access at your fingertips to your schedule, agenda, speaker information and much more.
Social Networking Networking Onsite One of the most valuable aspects of Cisco Live is the opportunity to connect with your colleagues, and we aim to offer you as many opportunities to do this as possible. Take time from your busy schedule to relax over a coffee in the World of Solutionsâ€™ lounges, and ensure you put our evening events in your diary:
The World of Solutions Welcome Reception will take place on Tuesday, January 28. Join us for drinks, snacks and light entertainment, and check out the amazing technology showcases from Cisco and our Partners.
The Customer Appreciation Event takes place on Thursday, January 30, and is always a much anticipated event. After a week of intense education and learning, this is your opportunity to relax with new friends, and let us thank you for joining us by providing an evening of great entertainment.
Loyalty Programs: Cisco Live offers several exclusive benefits to the members of our Cisco Live NetVet and CCIE communities. Visit the website for details and the qualification criteria, www.ciscolive.com/emea/social-networking/
Learn Online Cisco Liveâ€™s thriving, content-based community makes it easy to access technical training and stay informed anytime, anywhere. ll View thousands of sessions on-demand from Cisco Live conferences around the world ll Attend monthly live events to stay current on the latest networking and business practices ll Visit your favourite speaker pages to view their biographies and session indexes ll Explore Cisco and Partner information in the Solutions Center Visit CiscoLive365.com to prepare for Cisco Live Milan by downloading session PDFs prior to the conference. During Cisco Live Milan you can view live streaming keynotes, technical content, interviews and the Cisco Live Milan Webcast Series. Donâ€™t forget to return after the event to view hundreds of recorded session videos of your favourite speakers and topics.
Registration Packages Attend Cisco Live your way Main Conference Pass Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, January 31, 2014 Package Highlights: Access to all Networkers, SP and Developer Network breakout sessions, social events and much more. Full details can be found on the website. Technical Seminars are not included. Pass
December 3 – January 19
January 20 – 31
December 3 – January 19
January 20 – 31
Discounted rates: Government/Education Employees & CCIE
IT Management Program Pass Tuesday, January 28 – Thursday, January 30, 2014 Package Highlights: Separate Program sessions with access to main conference keynotes and social events. Full details can be found on the website. Technical Seminars are not included. Pass Standard Fee
December 3 - January 31
Registration Packages Technical Seminars Monday, January 27, 2014 Package Highlights: Technical Seminars only take place on Monday, January 27 before the main program begins and they carry an additional fee. Technical Seminars cannot be purchase without a Main Conference Pass or IT Management Program Pass. Pass
One 8-hour Technical Seminar, Monday, January 27, 2014
One 4-hour Technical Seminar, Monday, January 27, 2014
Two 4-hour Technical Seminar, Monday, January 27, 2014
Exhibition Pass An Exhibition Pass will give you full access to the World of Solutions during show hours on the day your pass has been purchased for. Please see the website for full details. Pass
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Payment by Learning Credits Cisco Learning Credits can be used to pay for a Cisco Live Main Conference Pass, IT Management Program Pass and a Technical Seminar Pass. Please see the website for full details. Please visit the website for the Purchase & Payment Policy, and Cancellation Policy www.ciscolive.com/emea/registration-packages/
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