FAQ's

FAQ's


When is the Executive Symposium being held?
Where is the Executive Symposium being held?
What hotels are available in Melbourne?
How much does it cost to attend Executive Symposium?
Who may attend the Executive Symposium?
I'm unable to attend the Executive Symposium. Can I nominate someone to attend on my behalf?
Why is attendance at the conference "by invitation only"?
Does the registration for the Executive Symposium include access to Cisco Live?
Can I schedule a meeting with the Keynote Speakers during the event?
Will transportation be provided to the Gala Dinner on Tuesday evening?
Am I expected to attend all sessions and social functions?
What is the Dress Code?
Can I bring my partner and/or children?

When is the Executive Symposium being held?
Tuesday 8 – Wednesday 9 March 2016

Where is the Executive Symposium being held?
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf
Victoria 3006
Telephone:+61 39235 8000
Website: www.mcec.com.au

What hotels are available in Melbourne?
Cisco has negotiated rates at various hotels in Melbourne.
For more information on available hotels and how to book a room, please visit the Cisco Live website.

How much does it cost to attend Executive Symposium?
There is no attendance fee for the Executive Symposium
Delegates will be required to pay for the following where required:
Airfare travel costs to Melbourne
Transfer costs to and from Melbourne Airports
Hotel accommodation in Melbourne
Hotel incidentals
Registration add-on’s

Who may attend the Executive Symposium?
The Executive Symposium is an exclusive, invitation only event. You have been specifically chosen by Cisco to attend.

I'm unable to attend the Executive Symposium. Can I nominate someone to attend on my behalf?
The Executive Symposium is an invitation only event and invitations are not generally transferable. However, if you believe that your nominated replacement has a similar job role, please contact us.

Why is attendance at the conference "by invitation only"?
Part of the value of this type of executive program is the peer to peer dialogue with industry colleagues and Cisco. To preserve the value of the program, attendance is targeted to senior executives in Enterprise, Commercial and Public sectors.

Does the registration for Executive Symposium include access to Cisco Live?
The Executive Symposium is complimentary for invited guests and includes access to Cisco Live. The Executive Symposium agenda includes keynote in the Cisco Live program. Guests are more than welcome to attend any part of Cisco Live that does not coincide with the Executive Symposium agenda.

Can I schedule a meeting with the Keynote Speakers during the event?
To ensure that everyone at Executive Symposium has the opportunity to interact with the Keynote Speakers, we will not be scheduling any formal meetings. There will be many opportunities for discussions with speakers during the event breaks and the social functions.

Will transportation be provided to the Symposium Dinner on Tuesday evening?
Transportation will be provided to the Symposium Dinner. Transfers will depart at 6:45pm from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Hilton Hotel side. Should you wish to walk to the dinner venue, it is a 15 minute leisurely walk down the Yarra to Rosetta.

Am I expected to attend all sessions and social functions?
Yes, you will be expected to attend all sessions at Executive Symposium. However, should you be unavailable for any sessions and/or activities, please indicate this on your registration form.

What is the Dress Code?
The dress code for the daytime sessions is Business Casual. The dress code for evening events is Smart Casual.

Can I bring my partner and/or children?
You are welcome to bring your partner and/or children to Melbourne. Unfortunately, we are unable to extend your invitation to include partners or spouses at either the conference or evening events.

 

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