About Cisco Live

About Cisco Live

A week to explore new possibilities and discover your potential. Cisco Live is your passport to a new world of possibilities. It offers a unique combination of in-depth technical education and training and cutting-edge insight from the experts and organisations that are setting the agenda for the future of technology and business.

What Is Cisco Live?
Cisco Live is Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and education event built around four pillars:

  • Technical Education
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Networking
  • Thought Leadership

8 - 11 March 2016

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Melbourne

Cisco Live is organised into distinct programmes enabling you to build a personalised agenda mapped to your individual specialisations and needs, from technical education for Engineers through to IT vision and thought leadership for IT Directors. Specific content is tailored for all the areas below:

  • Network Engineers
  • System Engineers
  • Technical Individual Contributors
  • Service Provider Engineers and Business Managers
  • Developers
  • IT Managers
  • IT Directors
  • IT Architects
  • Middle to Senior Level IT Leaders

Technical Education
Cisco Live has a well-deserved reputation as one the industry's best educational events. With hundreds of sessions spanning across two educational programs - Networkers and IT Management, you can build a customised curriculum that can make you a more valuable asset to your workplace and even advance your career goals. Multiple tracks within each program lets you immerse yourself in sessions on a single topic or technology, or you can sample from multiple tracks and programs for a more cross-disciplinary approach.
For an overview of all the session types, view the Cisco Live Programs page.

Technology Evaluation
Throughout the week of Cisco Live, the World of Solutions exhibition is a hive of activity and energy. Featuring an array of Cisco's boldest partners showcasing their solutions, it's a great place to explore new technologies and get answers to your unique questions.

As an attendee you benefit from the opportunity to explore and evaluate the full range of current and near-term Cisco technologies.

As a Cisco Live attendee you benefit from the opportunity to interact with your peers, Cisco staff and partner technical experts in both structured and informal settings. Have you ever wished you could pick up the phone and ask a question of the people who design Cisco's solutions and understand them the best? At Cisco Live, we offer you multiple opportunities to get the insight you need about your own environment and technical challenges from the ultimate technology insiders.

Thought Leadership
Cisco Live is not just about Technical Education, the IT Management Program gives you an in-depth focus on the "business of IT" and technology's role in driving business value. This program is specifically tailored to help people with a foot in both the IT and business worlds.

Furthermore Cisco Live is host to multiple 'by invitation only' programs including: Executive Symposium, Press Program, C-Scape (Industry Analyst Program), Empowered Women's Network and more!

Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

Diamond Sponsor and Official Service Provider Partner

Platinum Sponsors

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