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Welcome to Cisco PONC Asia 2015!
Cisco’s Packet Optical Network Conference (PONC) brings together the network provider industry, providing insights to the latest and greatest networking technologies in the market. Converse and synergise with key players and find out how you can lower costs and create new customer experiences at the same time.
Join us March 9-11, 2015 in Phuket, Thailand at the The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa. Reserve your seat today.
Foundation for the Internet of EverythingThe Internet of Everything is rapidity evolving, The impact of cloud, mobile, video and machine-to-machine applications is leading to exponential traffic growth.
A world in which networking technologies are the foundation of massively scalable, smarter and more adaptable Internet. This means that managing bandwidth growth isn't enough anymore. The network needs to evolve in multiple dimensions, able to scale effectively to manage machine-driven events, provide new services, and sustain ultra high-definition video applications. It needs to be highly programmable, scalable, and elastic, while lowering costs and simplifying operations.
PONC will explore the foundation for a new generation of networks that will reward both consumer and business customers with the newest and most exciting Internet experiences.
- Discover the latest innovations in packet optical networking technology
- Understand how Cisco transport solutions will embrace programmability and virtualization
- Connect with networking industry visionaries, industry peers, and Cisco executives
- Engage in strategic discussions with subject matter experts from Cisco
Who Should Attend:
- CTO's and CIO's of service providers and large enterprises
- Network architects, planners, and engineers
PONC attendance is by invitation only and is limited to ensure a setting that encourages open dialogue.Register today to reserve your seat.
To register for this event, please click the "Register Now" button below. The registration will be closed by February 13, 2015.
2014 Conference Program
PONC has an unrivalled reputation for attracting Cisco's customers, experts, and partners, and the three-day conference will highlight a general session addressing a wide range of networking topics and a track of architectural workshops.
Three-Days at a GlanceWith PONC you get the best of both worlds, the opportunity to join industry experts during the General Session and the chance to build an agenda with in depth discussion during the Architectural Workshops.
|Monday, March 9||Half Day Partner Session|
|Tuesday, March 10||Full Day Conference + Networking Dinner|
|Wednesday, March 11||Architectural Workshops and 1:1 discussion|
Here's a sneak-peak of what to expect at the conference
- Keynote sessions on the future of Network Services, business trends in the service provider arena and IP optical architectures enabling the network transition
- Industry Experts touching on the latest happenings in SDN within optical networks
- Remote live demonstrations of leading IP optical solutions, including 100 Gbps coherent transmission and control plane restoration
- Keynote sessions and testimonials by Service Providers
Monday, March 9 - Partner Session
|1:30pm||Cisco Partner Programs and Benefits|
|2:15pm||Cisco Optical Partner Programs|
|3:15pm||Guest Partner Experience Use Case|
|4:00pm||Cisco Optical Use Cases|
|4:45pm||EPN - Manager Overview|
|5:30pm||Competitiveness of Cisco in Market|
Tuesday, March 10 - Main Conference
|9:00am||Introduction to Cisco Transport Solution|
|9:30am||Next-Generation Optical Networking|
|10:10am||Guest Customer Testimonials|
|11:00am||Converged Optical Market- Needs and Trends|
|11:45am||Network Convergence Benefits|
|2:00pm||The role of Routing in Convergence Network|
|6.00pm||Dinner at The Westin Siray Bay|
Wednesday, March 11 - Workshop Day
|Workshop Session (3 breakout rooms)|
|IP + Optical with
|9:00am - 10:30am||Group A||Group B||Group C|
|10:30am - 10:45am||Groups Transition|
|10:45am - 12:15pm||Group C||Group A||Group B|
|12:15pm - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 3:00pm||Group B||Group C||Group A|
|3:00pm - 5:00pm||1:1 Meeting with Partners/Customers|
|5.00pm - 5.30pm||Workshop Closing|
|5.30pm - 9.30pm||Departures to Airport|
- Is there a fee to attend the event?
- If there is no fee does that mean overnight hotel accommodations are included?
- What is the venue for PONC?
- Will airport transfer be provided upon arrival at Phuket International airport?
- What is the dress code during the conference?
- What should I do if I am unable to attend after I have registered for the conference?
- If I have a question in regards to my hotel reservation, who do I contact?
A: There is no fee to attend PONC Asia for customers and partners. This includes all conference sessions and meals provided during the conference.
A: For the first 30 successful registered delegate only, Cisco will pay for the 2 nights accomodations at the Westin Siray Bay & Resorts which they will be notified by email confirmation. Delegates will only have to pay for their own airfare.
But if you are not in the first 30 registrants, we can do a reservation at our special rate on behalf of you. Please confirm with the registration team if you would like to stay at the Westin Siray Bay Spa & Resort.
A: The conference will be held in Phuket, at The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, from 9 - 11 March.
A: Yes, 2-way transfers from & to the airport will be provided for all delegates. Once your registration has been confirmed, the PONC Asia team will get in touch with you to confirm on your flight details.
A: Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses, and, most importantly, comfortable shoes. We do recommend you dress in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary.
A:You can get a colleague to take your place at the conference by emailing his contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you wish to cancel your registration, at least 14 days before the event, you may do so without penalty from the hotel, just email your request to email@example.com
A: For any questions in regards to hotel reservations at the The Westin Siray Bay Spa & Resort, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spectacular scenery, stunning tropical sunsets and warm blue sea awaits you at Asia's most popular beach destination - Phuket. As Thailand's largest island, Phuket is known as a tourism haven, providing an unbeatable combination of perfect silky soft white palm-lined beaches, superb hospitality and great value accommodation!
Whether it's world class diving in the Andaman Sea, golf at world-standard championship courses or exciting eco-adventures in tropical forests, Phuket is a place to extend your horizons. Take an exhilarating speedboat trip to the surrounding islands, or enjoy a serene cruise around mystical Phang Nga Bay. Or why not simply enjoy Phuket's vibrant nightlife in Patong Beach? Total enjoyment!
Visitors to Phuket arrive via Phuket International Airport, which is located on the northern end of the island. Phuket International serves as Thailand's second-busiest air hub, falling behind Bangkok. The airport is serviced by 10 airlines, accommodating nearly 3 million passengers each year.
Passport holders from the countries listed below do not require a visa when entering Thailand for tourist purposes if their stay does not exceed 30 days:
Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam
THE WESTIN SIRAY BAY RESORT & SPA
Situated on the exclusive east coast of Phuket, The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket offers a rejuvenating tropical haven overlooking the magnificent Siray Bay with all you need to be at your best.
This luxury five star resort boasts contemporary design and the renowned warm Thai culture, welcoming guests into this respite of tropical elegance. The resort is just minutes away from Phuket Town, cultural attractions, local markets, restaurants and shopping.
Stretch out and relax in their peaceful accommodation, all with ocean views. Each of the 257 guestrooms including 43 suites and 18 pool villas offers Westin’s signature Heavenly® Bed, Heavenly Bath®, rainforest shower, an open outdoor balcony to relax, flat-screen LCD television and high speed wireless Internet access.
The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa is offering all Cisco Partners & Customers a special rate of USD145++ per night for a single standard room and USD160++ per night for twin-sharing standard room during the event period.