Cisco at Collaboration Customer Forum 2013, October 20 - 22 at Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Event Dashboard. Date: October 20-22, 2013 Duration: Full Day. Location:  Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida. Attendance: In Person. Fee: N/A.

Join an Exclusive Conversation about Collaboration


The annual Collaboration Customer Forum is an intimate, exclusive gathering of global business leaders who explore the use of technology to foster collaboration. Join us to discuss challenges, trends, solutions, and best practices, as well as technologies that are helping to shape the collaboration experience.

Location: Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida

Executive Sponsor

Sheila Jordan, Senior Vice President, Communication and Collaboration IT

Sheila Jordan is senior vice president of Communication and Collaboration IT at Cisco, reporting to CIO Rebecca Jacoby. Since joining Cisco in 2005, Sheila has assumed increasing leadership responsibilities within the IT organization. Today, Sheila is responsible for delivering and integrating key IT services that touch the Cisco global workforce. Her goal is to improve productivity and help facilitate a superior, holistic end-user experience for all employees through an integrated, architectural approach. She oversees a global team of more than 500 IT professionals. Learn More.

Schedule


Agenda as of September 12, 2013

Sunday, October 20

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Welcome Dinner: Lucca, Boca Raton Resort and Club

Monday, October 21

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Customer Forum Kick-Off – Sheila Jordan, Senior Vice President of Communication and Collaboration IT, Cisco
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. How Will We Live In A Mobile-Cloud World? – Ted Schadler, Vice President and Principal Analyst Serving CIOs, Forrester
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. BYOD and Mobility Forum Customer Panel
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Economics of Collaboration
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Changing the Way You Empower and Engage Employees
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. What's Next: WebRTC and Standards
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Changing the Way You Innovate Customer Panel
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks – Sheila Jordan, Senior Vice President of Communication and Collaboration IT, Cisco
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner Aboard the Kathleen Windridge
Departing from the Boca Resort and Club Dock (off of main lobby)

Tuesday, October 22

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Noon Cisco Technology Leadership Strategy Chat
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Optional: Technology Solutions Forum
Drinks and Networking
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Optional: Cisco Collaboration Summit Welcome Reception
The Boca Beach Club Pool

Wednesday, October 23

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Optional: Cisco Collaboration Summit Opening Keynote
Departures
  Following the Customer Forum events, Cisco will host the annual Cisco Collaboration Summit for the partner, consultant, and analyst communities. If you would like to attend the opening reception on Tuesday evening or the keynote on Wednesday morning, we will arrange access for you.

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 Friday, September 20, 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 Customer Forum. Cisco will pay for hotel accommodations and in-room internet connectivity for October 20, 21, and 22, 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 20, 21, and 22, 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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Contacts


For general content and program-related questions, please contact David Goad.

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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