Join us at Cisco Connect on Tuesday, November 28 at the Palais des congress de Montreal.
Online registration is now closed. However, you can register in person at the Cisco Connect Montreal Welcome Desk at the Montreal Convention Center on Tuesday, November 28 from 8 am.
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Palais des congres de Montreal, Montreal, QC
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Tuesday, November 28
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
The following is the preliminary agenda for Cisco Connect Montreal and is subject to change. Sessions and activities will continue to expand in the coming weeks. Check back often for the latest program updates.
|8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.||
World of Solutions Opens
|9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||
Opening Keynote Speaker (Rola Dagher - President Cisco Canada) Session / World of Solutions
|10:05 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.||
Enterprise Networks - Apple and Cisco: Accelerating Mobile Transformation
Collaboration - How to have Magical Meeting Experiences
Data Centre - Gain Insight and Programmability with Cisco DC Networking
Security - Accelerating Incident Response in Organizations of Any Size(This session will be presented in French)
Service Provider - Architecture of NFV Platform for Orchestrating Cloud-based & vBranch Managed Services
R. Wayne Ogozaly
|10:55 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.||
|11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||
Enterprise Networks - Cisco Digital Network Architecture - Introducing the Network Intuitive(This session will be presented in French)
Collaboration - Cisco Spark Hybrid Services Architectural Design(This session will be presented in French)
Data Centre - Compute Infrastructure for an Hybrid Cloud(This session will be presented in French)
Security - An Anatomy of Attack
Service Provider - Segment Routing: Technology deep-dive and advanced use cases(This session will be presented in French)
|12:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.||
Networking in the World of Solutions
|12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||
|1:35 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.||
Services - TAC Vision & Strategy
Charles “Chuck” Armstrong
Enterprise Networks - Cisco's Digital Network Architecture – Deeper Dive on Software Defined Access(This session will be presented in French)
Collaboration - Cloud and On Premises Collaboration Security Explained
Enterprise Networks - Optimizing Your Client's Wi-Fi Experience
Robert James Lloyd
Service Provider - Model-Driven Telemetry: The Foundation of Big Data Analytics(This session will be presented in French)
|2:25 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.||
|2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||
Enterprise Networks - Cisco Meraki - Let Simple Work for You(This session will be presented in French)
Security - Putting Firepower into the Next Generation Firewall
Data Centre - So you want to go to the Cloud! Simplifying Cloud Adoption with Cisco UCS!(This session will be presented in French)
Enterprise Networks - Understanding Cisco’s Next Generation SD-WAN Solution with Viptela(This session will be presented in French)
OT/ICS Cyber-Hacking into Industrial organizations(This session will be presented in French)
Sylvain Denoncourt GSEC, CISSP, Architecte de solutions IoT, Cisco Montréal
|3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||
Closing & Customer Raffle / World of Solutions Reception
Robert Bouchard is a bilingual Technical Solutions Architect (TSA) on Cisco’s Canadian Collaboration Architectures team, specializing in the design of end-to-end pervasive Cloud (Spark), Video, and Conferencing solutions. With over 15 years of industry experience, in which the last 7 have been focused on Collaboration at Cisco, Robert’s technical background includes extensive experience with Security, Data Center, and Enterprise Networking technologies, as well as Microsoft Infrastructure and Collaboration technologies.
Martin has been a part of the Cisco Montreal team for over 12 years. During this time, he has had the opportunity to work in a variety of spheres of activities supporting both customers, some global in nature, as well as partners. Over the last few years, Martin has been a solution architecture consultant helping clients implement their overall IT strategy and creating an environment that helps support their business needs.
In his role as an Security Engineer, Jean-Paul Kerouanton provides customers and partners with support and information. He helps them also in the architecture definition and products to install. He participates in the implementation of products evaluation and tests.
Mr. Kerouanton has 15 years of technical experience in the operations and architecture of security, network and systems. He is a subject matter expert in security architecture with a broad background which spans multiple technical disciplines including firewalls and IDS/IPS. Prior to joining Sourcefire in 2008 and Cisco Systems through the acquisition in 2014, Mr. Kerouanton held positions in different companies in Firewall and Content filtering. He also held a position as a Security consultant. All these positions were in France : he joined Cisco System Canada in June 2015.
Thierry Couture is a 30+ year industry veteran, currently working as a Customer Solutions Architect at Cisco specializing in large-scale Service Provider networks. His specific interests include SP Transformation, leveraging SDN/NFV concepts like Disaggregation, Control and Data Plane Separation, SD WAN's, and CO's Re-engineered as Datacenters. His software development background has also provided him a wealth of experience across many related subjects like automation, orchestration, analytics, and DevOps. He is an accomplished speaker at Cisco and Industry forums, and an active participant in standard bodies like the IETF, and OpenSource projects like OpenConfig. As an early advocate of Tag Switching, which later became MPLS, he is now helping Cisco customers transition their networks to Segment Routing and IPv6 - getting those networks ready for VR, 5G, video, and everything this crazy industry will certainly throw at us in the coming years...
R. Wayne Ogozaly is a Technical Lead Engineer in Cisco's Systems Development Unit. As one of Cisco’s leading Cloud Architects, Wayne has played a major role in designing cloud data centers for Enterprises and Service Providers across the globe. He is a 22 years veteran of Cisco Systems who has held increasing engineering roles spanning high end router development to designing network architectures for the Media and Entertainment space. His areas of expertise include Cloud Data Center designs, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery services, Service Provider Transport, Advanced Media Data Centers, and Cloud Infrastructure designs. He has published several papers on advanced networking technologies at national trade shows and is one of Cisco’s technology bloggers. Wayne has received multiple patents for the "Control Plane Protection" security feature which is the premiere method to protect Cisco routers from Denial of Service attacks. Prior to his work at Cisco Systems, Wayne was a Lead Development Engineer for Raytheon Company. In his role as a "rocket scientist", Wayne led the development of real-time embedded processors for radar, optical, navigation, and guidance systems. He also led the software development of commercial products including a collision avoidance system for automobiles; and a Brazilian Tropical Rain Forest monitoring system. Wayne holds Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from Binghamton University. He is on the Board of Directors multiple Non-profit organizations, operating as a trusted technology advisor and Chairman of the Board.
Robert Lloyd is an Enterprise Networking Technical Solutions Architect specializing in Mobility / RF Solutions. Robert started his wireless career as lead for a Systems Integrator before moving to Wireless Network start-up Chantry as Senior SE. He moved into the role of Technical Marketing Engineer post-Siemens acquisition and rebrand of Chantry/Hi-Path supporting the global efforts . In 2006 Robert became the first National Wireless CSE for Cisco Canada. Rob is located in Toronto, Canada and focuses on cross-team / vertical solutions with Mobility focus.
Joseph Bassaly is a Solution Architect in Cisco’s Unified Communications Practice. Joseph is responsible for providing architectural guidance to Cisco customers and partners as well as demonstrating the value proposition of the Unified Communications Architecture as a strategic business enabler. Joseph has spent the last 17 years in unified communications consultancy and architecture, providing many solutions for service providers, enterprises, commercial and federal customers.
Chris Parker-James is a seasoned veteran in the DNS space with a history of implementing, designing, and supporting enterprise DNS deployments in excess of 100+ million end users. He has extensive product management experience, and was instrumental in implementing both DNSSEC and secure updates in several Enterprise DNS products. He has recently joined the Cisco Cloud Security team supporting the Umbrella and Cloudlock products - helping customers conduct their business in the cloud securely and with confidence.
Charles “Chuck” Armstrong is a Collaboration TAC Delivery Manager based in Durham, North Carolina. Chuck has been a member of the Collaboration TAC since 2011, when he returned to TAC to build out the Global Telepresence TAC team in support of the 2009 Tandberg acquisition.
Chuck joined Cisco in 2001 as an Advanced Services Network Consulting Engineer (NCE) supporting the Service Provider (SP) segment. Since joining Cisco he has performed the role of AS NCE, TAC Customer Support Engineer, Operations Manager, AS HTOM Manager, and his current role as Collaboration TAC Delivery Manager.
Chuck is retired from the US Air Force and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Campbell University
Join us at Cisco Connect on Tuesday, November 28 at the Palais des congres de Montreal.
Online registration is now closed. However, you can register in person at the Cisco Connect Montreal Welcome Desk at the Montreal Convention Center on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:00 am.
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