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Cisco Sponsors Fall 2002 Voice on the Net (VON) and Delivers IP Communications Keynote, Workshop and Panel Presentations

Who: Cisco Systems, Inc. What: Cisco will be participating
Oct 07, 2002

Who: Cisco Systems, Inc.

What: Cisco will be participating at the upcoming Fall 2002 VON conference, October 7-10, 2002 in Atlanta, GA. As a leading sponsor of the event, Cisco will be addressing the latest advances in IP communications products, services, and solutions through product demonstrations in booth 201 and a series of presentations throughout the conference. Alistair Woodman, Director of Marketing in the Switching, Voice, and Storage Group, will deliver an Industry Perspective as part of a keynote presentation on Tuesday, October 8. Mark Bakies, Director of Voice Solutions Marketing, will speak on the panel "State of the Industry: From Silicon to the Customer" later that same day.

In addition to showcasing IP Communications products and solutions during the exhibition, Cisco will be demonstrating the Cisco Service Carrier Community Partner Locator Tool. The Cisco Service Carrier Community, which recently recruited its 100th member, helps businesses gain access and form partnerships with the largest group of voice-over-IP (VoIP) service providers in the world.

When: Monday, October 7 - Thursday, October 10, 2002

Where: The Cobb Galleria, Atlanta Georgia - Booth number 201

Presentation Schedule:

Monday, October 7, 2002

Session Time Speakers
PSTN/IP Softswitches and Gateways Workshop 11:00-11:20am David Bukovsky

Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Session Time Speaker
Industry Perspective 9:45-10:15am Alistair Woodman
H.323 Industry Update 2:00-3:15pm Larry Schessel
Business Models for Softswitches 3:00-4:15pm Alan Knitowski
3GPP Now 3:00-4:45pm Tim McCracken
State of the Industry: From Silicon to the Customer 5:00-6:15pm Mark Bakies

Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Session Time Speaker
Managed IP Telephony Services 9:00-10:15pm Doug Wadkins

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Session Time Speaker
Convergence on Carriers' Networks 2:00-3:15pm Steven Sheinfield
Media-Aware Features in IP Gateways 2:00-3:15pm Bill Foster
OSS Update 2:00-3:15pm Lee-Lan Cwikla
ENUM Update 3:30-4:45pm Joe Burton
Next-Generation H.323 Video Applications 3:30-4:45pm Larry Schessel


If you are interested in attending Fall VON, please register at information on Cisco's participation at Fall VON can be found at: