Cisco Collaboration Analyst and Consultant Summit 2013, October 22 - 24 at Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Event Dashboard. Date: October 22-24, 2013 Duration: Full Day. Location:  Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Attendance: In Person. Fee: N/A.

Join an Exclusive Conversation on Collaboration


We look forward to seeing you at the Cisco Collaboration Summit, October 22-24, 2013. Join thought-provoking conversations about the latest technologies and trends shaping how we work and the future of collaboration.

In an exclusive, invitation-only setting, we will discuss our vision for collaboration, and how it will become more simple, pervasive, and secure.

During this event you can:

  • Learn about how cloud and mobility are impacting our customers today and Cisco's product direction around these trends
  • Participate in deep-dives with Cisco Collaboration product and solution teams
  • Hear first-hand accounts from customers and partners about how they use the Cisco Collaboration portfolio to improve productivity,innovation, and growth to gain a competitive edge
  • Interact with senior executives from across the Cisco leadership team, and other industry consultants and analysts
  • Experience the Collaboration Technology Solutions Forum, where Cisco Technology Developer Partners and Cisco will showcase innovative collaboration demonstrations

Please plan to arrive on Tuesday, October 22, as sessions begin at 3 p.m. ET. The event concludes at 5 p.m. ET with a closing keynote on Thursday, October 24. We hope that you'll be able to join us for the entire event, departing from the hotel on Friday, October 25.

Schedule


Agenda as of September 20, 2013

Tuesday, October 22

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. An Inside Perspective: Collaboration Technology Group
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Technology Solutions Forum
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Welcome Reception - The Boca Beach Club Pool

Wednesday, October 23

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Consultant Meet the Experts
Analyst One-on-One's
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Collaboration Summit Keynote
Rowan Trollope, SVP and GM of Cisco Collaboration Technology Group
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Analyst and Consultant Summit Welcome
10:00 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Collaboration Systems Release Strategy
10:35 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Cloud Fusion – Cisco's Cloud Collaboration Strategy
11:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Break
11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Built for Midmarket
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Creating High-Value Collaboration for Customers
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch
Consultant Self-Paced Labs
Analyst One-on-One's
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Guest Speaker: Todd Hewlin, Author of "Consumption Economics: The New Rules of Tech"
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Consultant Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Analyst Deep Dive Sessions
  • Customer Collaboration
  • Collaboration Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Video Collaboration Experience
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Consultant Deep Dive Sessions
  • Migrating to Collaboration Systems Release 10
  • Midmarket and Video
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Analyst Break
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Analyst Deep Dive Sessions
  • Customer Collaboration
  • Collaboration Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Video Collaboration Experience
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Technology Solutions Forum Reception

Thursday, October 24

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Analyst Self-Paced Labs Consultant
Input Sessions:
  • Standards and Interoperability (including WebRTC)
  • Midmarket
  • Cisco Sales Best Practices
  • Cisco Services
  • Video
  • Customer Collaboration
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Recap
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Partner Experience Panel
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Consultant Deep Dive Sessions
  • Migrating to Collaboration Systems Release 10
  • Midmarket and Video
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Analyst Deep Dive Sessions
  • Customer Collaboration
  • Collaboration Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Video Collaboration Experience
11:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. Analyst One-on-One's and Analyst Regional Roundtables
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Analyst One-on-One's
Consultant Self-Paced Labs
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Analyst Breakout Session:
Collaboration Go-to-Market Panel

Consultant Breakout Session:
Customer Collaboration Update
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. A View from the Top
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Q&A with Cisco Collaboration Executives
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Keynote

Event Location


Boca Raton Resort and Club is situated on 356 acres in Boca Raton, the heart of Florida's Gold Coast. This eclectic, private village offers a renowned spa, championship golf and tennis, an expansive beach, and a luxury marina. As a Waldorf Astoria Resort, the Boca Raton Resort and Club offers guests the advantages traditionally extended by the Hilton Family of Hotels, including HHonors Points and Miles.

Transportation

The resort is easily accessible by air transportation:

  • 28 miles/20-30 minutes south of Palm Beach Airport (PBI)
  • 24 miles/20-30 minutes north of Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
  • 45 miles/50-60 minutes north of Miami International Airport (MIA)

Climate

  • Boca Raton offers a year-round tropical climate with average temperatures ranging from 73 degrees in the winter to 83 degrees in the summer.

Interesting Facts

  • The original structure of the resort estate - the "Cloister" - was built in 1926 by Addison Mizner and reflects Spanish-Mediterranean, Moorish, and Gothic influences.
  • The architecture is characterized by hidden gardens, barrel tile roofs, archways, ornate columns, finials, intricate mosaics, fountains, and beamed ceilings of ornate pecky cypress.
  • During World War II, the U.S. Army Air Corps trainees occupied the resort, citing the property as "the most elegant barracks in history."
  • The Spa Palazzo building is modeled after Spain's Alhambra Palace.

Event Information


Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Summit Location and Hotel Information

BOCA RATON RESORT and CLUB
501 East Camino Real
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

Hotel Check-In Time: 4 p.m.
Hotel Check-Out Time: 12 p.m.

We have reserved a block of rooms at the resort for the Cisco Collaboration Analyst and Consultant Summit. Cisco will pay for hotel accommodations and in-room internet connectivity for October 22, 23, and 24, 2013. You must book your hotel reservations through the conference registration process in order for Cisco to pay these expenses..

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Extended Stays

Cisco has negotiated a rate of US$200.00 plus 11% tax, for three days before and three days after the event, subject to availability. Please note: You are responsible for all expenses related to an extended stay. If you would like to take advantage of the conference rate, please let us know on your registration form.

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Costs

You are responsible for your air transportation and your ground transportation to and from the airport. Cisco will pay for the hotel room for the nights of October 22, 23, and 24, 2013, including taxes, in-room internet connectivity, and conference meals. Attendees are responsible for payment of incidental expenses and any additional nights.

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Transportation

The resort is easily accessible by air transportation:

  • 28 miles/20-30 minutes south of Palm Beach Airport (PBI)
  • 24 miles/20-30 minutes north of Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
  • 45 miles/50-60 minutes north of Miami International Airport (MIA)

Taxis are readily available from all airports. Approximate one-way taxi fares:

  • $75.00 from PBI and FLL
  • $125.00 from MIA

You can also pre-book airport transportation through Boca Raton Transportation by calling +1-561-750-7800; 7 days a week / 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. or online at www.bocatrans.com. One-way sedan transfers:

  • $96.00 from PBI and FLL
  • $160.00 from MIA

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Parking

Boca Raton Resort and Club valet parking is US$27.56 per day and includes in and out privileges.

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Local Attractions

For information about area attractions, browse the Boca Raton Visitor Information site.

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Conference Attire

Business casual is recommended. Boca Raton offers a year-round tropical climate with average temperatures ranging from 73 degrees in the winter to 83 degrees in the summer.

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Registration Changes and Questions

For hotel and registration questions, or to modify your plans, contact Conference Customer Service.

Call: 800 798-8414 (toll-free) or 801 523-6535 (direct)
E-mail: Cisco Collaboration Summit Support.

Contact center agents are available for live support between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., Pacific Time.

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Wednesday and Thursday afternoon refreshments sponsored by Fast Lane

Contacts


For general content and program-related questions, please contact the following:

For hotel and registration questions, or to modify your plans, contact:
Conference Customer Service

Call: 800 798-8414 (toll-free) or 801 523-6535
E-mail: Cisco Collaboration Summit Support

Contact center agents are available for live support between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., Pacific Time.

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