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Knowledge Is Power: Cisco Announces Agenda for Networkers at Cisco Live 2010

Marthin De Beer and Bruce Thomas to Deliver Keynotes on Next-Generation Collaboration and the Potential of Augmented Reality

BARCELONA, Spain, Jan. 22, 2010 - Cisco today announced the agenda for Networkers at Cisco Live 2010, taking place in Barcelona, 25-28 January. Based on the theme 'Knowledge Is Power', Networkers at Cisco Live 2010 will equip delegates with the technical knowledge required to stay competitive in today's economy. For those unable to attend the event in Barcelona, an additional one-day virtual event will be held at Cisco Live on Tuesday, 26 Jan., incorporating key elements from the main agenda, such as the keynotes, technical training sessions and a virtual chat with Cisco keynoter Marthin De Beer. (Click the link for additional information and to register for the virtual event.)

Key Facts

  • Now in its 19th year, Networkers at Cisco Live is Cisco's European flagship annual technology conference and exhibition.
  • Agenda highlights will be available virtually on Cisco Live.
  • Keynotes this year will be delivered by leading technology thinkers Marthin De Beer, senior vice president of Cisco's Emerging Technologies Business Group, and Professor Bruce Thomas, director of the Wearable Computer Laboratory at the University of South Australia.
  • De Beer is a technology visionary who has led the development of innovative and leading-edge technologies such as Cisco TelePresenceTM, Digital Media Systems, IP Video Surveillance and Smart Grid solutions, cultivating a steady stream of new businesses that take Cisco into adjacent markets.
    As a leading academic on wearable computers, augmented reality and virtual reality, Thomas works to make first-person perspective applications a reality. In addition to his keynote, Thomas will be giving live demonstrations of his current projects at the World of Solutions, the primary exhibition area for Networkers at Cisco Live 2010.

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  • "Networkers at Cisco Live remains the most important customer event in our European calendar, bringing together more than 5,000 IT networking professionals from across Europe all under one roof. Under the theme 'Knowledge Is Power', Networkers at Cisco Live 2010 will equip organizations with the technical knowledge, particularly in the area of new collaboration technologies, needed to stay competitive in today's economy," said Amanda Jobbins, vice president, European Marketing, Cisco.

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About Networkers at Cisco Live 2010

Following many years as the IT industry's leading educational, training and networking conference, Europe's flagship technology event Cisco Networkers will join the Cisco Live family in 2010. Continuing to meet the complex requirements of IT and communications professionals, Networkers at Cisco Live will equip delegates and their organisations with the technical knowledge needed to stay competitive in today's challenging economy. This must attend event takes place in the vibrant city of Barcelona and is not to be missed by anyone wanting to learn about smarter, more powerful approaches to the way we work, live, play and learn.

About Cisco Systems

Cisco, (NASDAQ: CSCO), is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about Cisco can be found at http://www.cisco.com. For ongoing news, please go to http://newsroom.cisco.com. Cisco equipment in Europe is supplied by Cisco Systems International BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

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