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Cisco Gathers Global Leaders to Explore How Technology Can Transform Approach to Environmental Concerns, Sustainable and Economic Development

February 13, 2008

Who:
Chairman and CEO John Chambers, Cisco®
Mayor Gavin Newsom, City of San Francisco
Mayor Job Cohen, City of Amsterdam
Dr. Mun Kun Cheong, president, Seoul Development Institute
Various other officials representing more than 90 global cities

What:     Connecting Cities: Innovation for Sustainability Conference
Urban areas are the currently the largest contributor to energy consumption and climate change. How can we reverse this trend? How can broadband and Web 2.0 technologies enable a modern urban blueprint that promotes sustainable and economic development? These questions and more will be addressed by global leaders and Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who will discuss how technology can transform how we address the world's most pressing environmental concerns. Officials from San Francisco, Amsterdam and Seoul will share best practices developed over the last year as part of Cisco's Connected Urban Development initiative.

When:
Wednesday, February 20th
9am - noon

Where:
San Francisco Federal Building
90 Seventh Street
San Francisco, California

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