News Release

Cisco to Host Wireless LAN Advanced Technology Press & Industry Analyst Event: Innovation and Acceleration

WHAT: Cisco invites you to attend a Wireless LAN Advanced
Nov 06, 2003

WHAT: Cisco invites you to attend a Wireless LAN Advanced Technology Press and Industry Analyst event where executives will introduce Cisco's new, enterprise-class Wi-Fi Access Points and Cisco Compatible partners, their vision and overall strategy in this market and unveil the expanded Cisco Wireless Integrated Network Solutions Lab.

Join host Rob Redford, Vice-President of Product and Technology Marketing and keynote presenter Larry Birenbaum, Senior Vice President and General Manager Ethernet Access Group, as they discuss Cisco's strategy and introduce new market opportunities for growth in wireless LANs. Lastly, there will be a panel discussion with industry leaders and innovative wireless LAN customers, an open Q&A session as well as a short demo.

Please note that due to space limitations, only members of the press and industry analyst communities will be invited to attend the event in-person. All others are welcome to attend the web cast and submit questions online during the event.

REGISTER: To attend the event in person, please contact either Amy Paquette, Cisco Corporate PR, or (508) 553-6022 or Linda Horiuchi, Cisco Wireless Technology PR, or (408) 853-5464. Please provide your name, publication, phone and e-mail address.

Cisco is pleased to host this event via LIVE streaming video web cast. To view the web cast, your system will require Windows Media Player. Upon registration, your system will be checked for web cast interoperability and if you require Windows Media Player, you will be directed to a downloadable Windows Media Player plug in.

Register for the LIVE web cast which begins at 9:30 a.m. PT:

As an alternative to the streaming video web cast, we also have a limited number of audio teleconference lines available (audio only) which also begins at 9:30 a.m. PT.

U.S. Dial in #: (888) 482-0024
International Dial in #: (617) 801-9702
Participant Passcode: 23080546

Wednesday, November 12, 2003
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT

9:00a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PT Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. PT Welcome and Introduction
Rob Redford, VP of Cisco's Product & Technology Marketing
9:45 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. PT Wireless LAN Strategy, Market Opportunity & Technology Innovation
Larry Birenbaum, Senior VP of Cisco's Ethernet Access Technology Group
10:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. PT Customer / Partner Panel & Open Q&A
Moderator: Bill Rossi, VP of Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit
Florida Hospital, Gil Sturgis, Network Services Manager
Hewlett-Packard Company, Kevin Frost, VP of Worldwide Notebook Marketing, Personal Systems Group
Valencia Group/Hotel Valencia, Matthew Nuss, Executive VP
Intel, Jim Johnson, VP of Wireless Networking Group
NetXperts, Tom Hagin, VP of Wireless Business Practice
11:20 p.m. - 11:35 a.m. PT DEMO
11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT Wireless Lab Open House & Lunch

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Building 14 Wireless Lab
3625 Cisco Way
San Jose, CA

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Mojgan Khalili, Cisco Corporate PR, 936-1297 or Linda Horiuchi, Cisco Technology PR, 853-5464.

See our Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN web site at

We look forward to seeing you at the event!