C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014, May 19-20, 2014 at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA Event Dashboard. Date: Monday May 19 - Tuesday May 20 Duration: 2 Days. Location: InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Attendance: Invitation Only. Fee: No Charge.

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We're excited to have you join us for C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014.

C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 is a thought leadership event with Cisco's top industry analyst community featuring discussion, debate, and dialogue on Cisco's strategy and business, the role of the network, and the broader global market.

There will be technology-focused tracks, roundtable sessions, keynotes and an executive Q&A during this two-day event.

If you have questions about registration or general event information, contact the C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 registration team by email or call 800-470-5417 (U.S.) or 801-523-6544 (international).


Monday, May 19

8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Event Registration & Meeting Information
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Welcome Address

Melissa Selcher, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
Jesse Freund, Director, Global Analyst Relations

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Cisco Live Keynote

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.World of Solutions Welcome Reception (Optional)
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Technology Area Welcome Dinners

Tuesday, May 20

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Event Registration & Meeting Information
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Breakfast and Meetings with Cisco Executives
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Cisco Live Technology Keynote
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Lunch
NOON – 4:30 p.m.Roundtable Sessions
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Closing Q&A with Cisco Executives
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Analyst and Investor Reception and Dinner

Speakers & Advisors

John Chambers

John Chambers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cisco

John Chambers is Chairman and CEO of Cisco. He has helped grow the company from $70 million when he joined Cisco in January 1991, to $1.2 billion when he assumed the role of CEO, to record revenues of $46 billion in FY12. In 2006, Chambers was named Chairman of the Board, in addition to his CEO role. Chambers has received numerous awards for his leadership over his past 17 years at the helm of Cisco, including the 2012 Bower Award for Business Leadership from the Franklin Institute, Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People," one of Barron's' "World's Best CEOs," the "Best Boss in America" by 20/20, one of BusinessWeek's "Top 25 Executives Worldwide," "CEO of the Year" by Chief Executive Magazine, the Business Council's "Award for Corporate Leadership," and "Best Investor Relations by a CEO" from Investor Relations Magazine three times. During his tenure as CEO, Cisco has been named to Fortune's "America's Most Admired Company" list since 1999 ranking number one in the Network Communications category eight times, BusinessWeek's "Top 50 Performers" list six times, Forbes' "Leading Companies in the World," and is one of the top 10 places to work in the United States, China, Germany, France, India, UK, Australia, Singapore, and several other countries.

Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, X PRIZE Foundation

The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself!

Peter Diamandis is a key figure in the spaceflight industry and co-founder of the Singularity University. His X PRIZE Foundation creates "radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity" through awards of $10 million; one of these, the Ansari X Prize, resulted in the first private-sector manned spaceflight. He spurs innovation in technology through intelligent risk-taking, maverick thinking, and environments where failure is allowed and celebrated. His presentations show how organizations can incentivize breakthroughs for new products and strategies and reinvent their industries. Diamandis holds a graduate degree in aerospace engineering from MIT and an MD from Harvard Medical School.

Carlos Dominguez

Carlos Dominguez, Senior Vice President, Cisco

Carlos Dominguez is a Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems and a technology evangelist, speaking to and motivating audiences worldwide about how technology is changing how we communicate, collaborate, and especially how we work. Carlos gives humorous, highly-animated presentations full of deep insight into how technology, and the right culture, can create winning companies. Drawing from his 20 years at Cisco, he talks about how technology is changing the rules of business and how to not get left behind. Carlos addresses many questions about collaboration including what motivates people to collaborate, how to establish rewards for collaborating, how to find the right experts both inside and outside your company, and how to keep people coming together – online and in person.

Dave Evans

Dave Evans, Chief Futurist, Senior Director & Chief Technologist, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco

In his roles as chief futurist for Cisco, and senior director and chief technologist of the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) Innovations Practice, Dave Evans is equal parts blue-sky prognosticator and hands-on builder and tester. On any given day, he might be pondering the social implications of people living to be 200 ("Your 401[k] would surely run out," he muses) or demonstrating a drag-and-drop car dashboard that could be in dealer showrooms in just a few model years.

A.G. Lafley

A.G. Lafley, Former Chairman, CEO, and President of Procter & Gamble (P&G)

A.G. Lafley is Procter & Gamble's former chairman of the board, CEO, and president, serving from 2000 to 2010. There he led the firm in a turnaround during which sales doubled, profits quadrupled, its market value increased by more than $100 billion, and its portfolio of billion-dollar brands grew from 10 to 24. Lafley currently is a special advisor at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice; a director at General Electric and Legendary Pictures; and a chairman at Hamilton College. His lectures are focused on helping audiences understand the challenge of achieving sustainable growth. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Rob Lloyd

Robert Lloyd, President, Development and Sales, Cisco

As President, Development and Sales, Robert Lloyd is responsible for Cisco's development and sales efforts, as the company creates tighter connections between customer requirements and innovation, along with ensuring greater speed-to-market. Lloyd's organization manages the alignment and acceleration of Cisco's technology innovation to enable a faster response to market transitions, increased customer relevance, and growth. Lloyd is also a member of the Cisco Executive Committee, which sets strategic direction for each of Cisco's market segments.

Edzard Overbeek

Edzard Overbeek, Senior Vice President, Cisco Services

Edzard Overbeek is Senior Vice President for Cisco Services. He manages the Cisco services business portfolio, which delivers unique and strategic consulting, platform, advanced and technical services solutions to customers and partners worldwide. His focus is to help our customers transform their businesses through intelligent networked-based service offerings that support their business goals and increase their competitiveness, as well as ensuring efficient business and technical operations throughout the lifecycle of the network.

Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior, Chief Technology & Strategy Officer, Cisco

Cisco Chief Technology & Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior is charged with aligning technology development and corporate strategy to enable Cisco to anticipate, shape and lead major market transitions. Warrior helps drive technology and operational innovation across the company and oversees strategic partnerships; mergers and acquisitions; the integration of new business models; the incubation of new technologies; and the cultivation of world-class technical talent.

Questions & Answers

To help you find out everything you need to know about C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014, we have provided answers to some frequently asked questions below.

If you have questions about registration or general event information, contact the C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 registration team by email or call 800-470-5417 (U.S.) or 801-523-6544 (international).

General Information


Q:Why is attendance to C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 by invitation only?


In order to provide our attendees a quality experience at C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014, attendance is by invitation only and is limited to a select group that meets our invitation criteria.

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Q:Can I send a colleague in my place if I cannot attend?


Unfortunately, invitations to C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 are nontransferable.

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Q:How much does it cost to attend C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014?


There is no registration fee to attend C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014. All meals during the scheduled agenda are compliments of Cisco.

Cisco has reserved a block of rooms at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel. Cisco will pay for up to 2 nights* of hotel accommodations (room and tax only) for invited domestic analysts and up to four nights* for international analysts. Hotel reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited and Cisco only covers room rate and tax. All other incidentals are the responsibility of the attendee.

*Note: On an exception basis, an additional night may be approved by the event team based on geographic location.

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Q:Does registration for C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 include access to Cisco Live?


C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 is complimentary for qualified attendees and includes access to Cisco Live keynotes, super sessions and exhibit hall, but does not include access to the technical sessions.

C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 attendees will be escorted to VIP seating for all planned Cisco Live keynote sessions.

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Q:What should I wear to C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014?


Business casual attire is appropriate for the sessions and events.

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Q:Do I need to wear my badge during the entire event?


Yes, please wear your event badge to all group functions and meetings so that you can be readily identified as an attendee of C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014. You will not be admitted to the sessions or activities without this identification. Every possible precaution is being taken to help ensure a safe and secure working environment at the event. For that reason, we will be asking for photo identification at registration before releasing an event badge, and you will need to wear your badge during the entire event.

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Q:Can I bring a guest to the event?


C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 is a business event; guests are not permitted to attend event functions.

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Q:I need to get a Visa to attend this event. Can Cisco provide that for me?


Yes, Cisco can provide you with a visa letter. Please email the C-Scape registration team with the information below. A customer support representative will follow up with your visa letter.

Name:  First Name, Last Name
Organization:  Company Name
Country of Origin:  Country
Passport Number:  Passport
Date of Issue:  Passport Issue Date
Date of Expiration:  Passport Expiration Date

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Q:What is the weather like in San Francisco in May?


The average low temperature in May in San Francisco is 50 degrees. Highs are in the 60's.

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Q:What is the time zone in San Francisco?


San Francisco is in the Pacific Time Zone and will be observing Daylight Saving Time over the dates of the event.

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Q:What electrical supply is offered in San Francisco?


All of the United States uses 110 Volt.

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In order to provide our analysts a quality experience at C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014, attendance is by invitation only and is very limited. By doing so, we are able to deliver custom sessions built around engaging dialogue and access to industry peers and Cisco leaders.

If you have received an invitation to C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 and would like to register, please refer to the link included in your invitation. You will be able to register for the event and secure your hotel reservations.

Event Resources

Event Location

C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 will take place at the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA

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InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
(adjacent to the Moscone Convention Center)
808 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103


If you have questions about registration or general event information, contact the C-Scape at Cisco Live 2014 registration team by email or call 800-470-5417 (U.S.) or 801-523-6544 (international).

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