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  • Date: Monday, November 17 -
    Wednesday, November 19
  • Location:JW Marriott, 
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Duration:3 days
  • Attendance:In Person
  • Fee:$1,495
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Overview

Join an Exclusive Conversation about Collaboration

The seventh annual Cisco Collaboration Summit takes place November 17-19, 2014. We are pleased to announce that John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO, will kick off the event with an opening keynote.

Joining John onstage to discuss the changing nature of work and related technology trends will be Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-founder of Box.

Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group - and your host for the Summit - will then take the stage to announce and demonstrate innovative collaboration solutions from Cisco.

We look forward to having you join Cisco for this exciting, invite-only event.

Keynote Speakers

John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco

John Chambers has helped grow Cisco's revenue from $70 million in 1991 to record revenues of $46 billion in FY12. He has received numerous awards for his leadership, and has been widely recognized for his and Cisco's philanthropic leadership. He also takes an active role in corporate social responsibility initiatives worldwide.

Chambers has served two American presidents, most recently as Vice Chairman of the President George W. Bush National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). He also served on President George W. Bush's Transition Team and Education Committee, and on President Bill Clinton's Trade Policy Committee.

Prior to joining Cisco, he spent eight years at Wang Laboratories (1982-1990) and six years with IBM (1976-1982). He holds a bachelor of science/arts degree in business and a law degree from West Virginia University, and a master of business administration degree in finance and management from Indiana University.

Aaron Levie, CEO and Co-founder of Box

Aaron Levie, Cofounder & CEO, Box

Aaron Levie is co-founder and CEO of Box, which he launched in 2005 with co-founder and CFO Dylan Smith. Levie is the visionary behind Box's product and platform strategy, focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with the with an easy to use user experience suited to the way people collaborate and work today. Levie leads the company in its mission to help businesses of all sizes be more productive, competitive and collaborative by connecting people and their most important information.

Aaron studied at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California before leaving to found Box.

Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group

Rowan Trollope, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Collaboration Technology Group, Cisco

Rowan Trollope leads Cisco's Collaboration Technology Group responsible for developing collaboration solutions. His group identifies key market transitions in collaboration and manages growth, expansion, and innovation. The portfolio includes collaboration software, devices, infrastructure, and services that enable video collaboration, unified communications, customer contact centers, conferencing, mobility, and desktop virtualization. The group manages Cisco TelePresence, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, and Cisco WebEx.

Prior to joining Cisco, Trollope was group president of the small and mid-sized business (SMB) segment and the Symantec.cloud Business Unit, where he led Symantec's sales, marketing and product development. He holds a variety of patents in computer security and operating systems maintenance.

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Schedule

Monday, November 17

8:00 a.m. – NoonOne-on-One Meetings
Noon – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Collaboration Summit Opening Keynote
John Chambers, Cisco Chairman and CEO
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.General Session
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Collaboration Experience Showcase Reception

Tuesday, November 18

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.Welcome and General Session
10:20 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.General Session
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.General Session
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.One-on-One Meetings and Collaboration Experience Showcase Tours
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Evening Reception

Wednesday, November 19

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.General Session
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Workshops
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Workshops
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.General Session
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Break
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Closing Keynote
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Solution Tours

Technology Solutions Forum Tours

Tour Dates and Times

Monday, November 179:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 1810:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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Location

Event Location

In the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, just steps from STAPLES Center, JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Hotel fashions a new standard for luxury. The stunning 54-story masterpiece hotel is the focal point of L.A. LIVE, offering guests a front-row seat to this emerging entertainment, sports and dining epicenter. Entertainment events at L.A. LIVE are complemented by the hotel's lavish Ritz Carlton Spa®, a rooftop pool, dining options such as Wolfgang Puck's WP24 and LA Market Restaurant, and modern yet comfortable guest rooms.

Transportation

The JW Marriott is easily accessible by air transportation:

  • 17.2 miles north east of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • 16 miles south east of Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Taxis are readily available from all airports. Approximate one-way taxi fares:

  • US$50.00 from LAX
  • US$60.00 from BUR

Alternate transportation:

Climate

Los Angeles, California has a Mediterranean climate with dry, warm summers and mild winters. The average daily high temperature for the month of November is 70°F.

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Event Information

Registration Deadline

Registration deadline is Thursday, October 16, 2014.

 

Summit Location and Hotel Information

JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live
900 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90015

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

We have reserved a block of rooms at the JW Marriott for the Cisco Collaboration Partner Summit. Your registration fee will pay for hotel accommodations, including taxes, and in-room Internet connectivity for up to three nights. You must book your hotel reservations through the conference registration process in order for these expenses to be covered by your registration fee.

 

Extended Stays

Cisco has negotiated a rate of US$265.00 plus applicable taxes, 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.

 

Costs

You are responsible for your air transportation and your ground transportation to and from the airport. Your registration fee will pay for three nights hotel accommodations, including taxes, in-room internet connectivity, and conference meals. Attendees are responsible for payment of incidental expenses and any additional nights.

 

Transportation

The JW Marriott is easily accessible by air transportation:

  • 17.2 miles north east of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • 16 miles south east of Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. Taxis are readily available from all airports. Approximate one-way taxi fares:

  • US$50.00 from LAX
  • US$60.00 from BUR

Alternate transportation:

 

Parking

JW Marriott valet parking is US$42.00 per day and includes in and out privileges. Other parking options across the street from hotel. Parking fees based on events. Hybrid & Flex at a 20% discount.

 

Local Attractions

For information about area attractions, browse the visitor's guide.

 

Conference Attire

Business casual is recommended. November average temperatures in Los Angeles range from 56 degrees to 76 degrees Fahrenheit. We also recommend a light jacket or sweater for air-conditioned meeting rooms and evening events.

 

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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Sponsors

Thank You to Our Sponsors

More information regarding the sponsors will be posted once they are confirmed.

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Contacts

Payment Info and Contacts

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.