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Cisco Participates in Spring 2003 Voice on the Net (VON) Conference and Delivers Voice Technology keynote and Panel Presentations

Who: Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco will be participating at the
Mar 24, 2003

Who: Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco will be participating at the upcoming Spring 2003 VON Conference, March 31-April 3, 2003 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. 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 203. Cisco will also be participating in a series of presentations throughout the conference. Mark Bakies, Cisco Director of Marketing, Voice Technology Group, will deliver the keynote on Voice Technology, "2003: The Year VoIP Became Reality?". Bill King, Cisco Manager of Technical Marketing, will participate in the IP PBX Showdown panel and Alistair Woodman, Director of Marketing, will provide an Industry Perspective presentation. Cisco speakers will lead 12 other breakout sessions addressing topics such as SIP, IETF, Open Source Telecom, Voice Quality in the Enterprise and more.

When: Monday, March 31 - Thursday, April 3, 2003

Where: The San Jose Convention Center - Booth 203

Presentation Schedule:

Monday, March 31, 2003
Call Control (PSTN Workshop) 9:00-9:20am Karl Hartmann
Enterprise Solutions (PSTN Workshop) 1:30-1:50pm Bill King
IP PBX Shootout 5:00-6:30pm Bill King

Tuesday, April 1, 2003
Industry Perspective 9:30-10:00am Alistair Woodman
Keynote - 2003: The year that VoIP crosses the 2nd Chasm 1:00-1:30pm Mark Bakies
SIP Telephony and Multimedia Devices 3:30-4:45pm Denise Caballero-McCann

Wednesday, April 2, 2003
IETF Update 10:45am-12:30pm Rohan Mahy
Open Source Telecom Panel 10:45-12:00pm Cullen Jennings & David Kelly
Enterprise Network Management 3:50- 5:05pm William Gaskill
Measuring Voice Quality in the Enterprise 5:15-6:30pm William Gaskill
Feedback from Consumer Voice over BB SPs 5:15-6:30pm Henrik Bergquist

Thursday, April 3, 2003
H.323: Alive and Well! (Developer's Conference) 10:45 - 12:45 pm Larry Schessel
SIP Forum 2:00-3:15pm Dave Oran
OSS Challenges and Solution for Multi-service and Converged Network" 3:30-4:45pm Lee-Lan Cwilka


If you are interested in attending Spring VON, please register at