Guest Post by: Laura Powers
Next week, Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, John Chambers, will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the keynote, which will be held Tuesday, January 7 at 4:30 p.m. in the Palazzo Ballroom on Level 5 of the Venetian Hotel, John Chambers will share Cisco’s vision for the Internet of Everything (IoE), the networked connection of people, process, data and things. CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Cisco is proud to be a part of this innovative and future technology showcase where next-generation breakthroughs are introduced to the marketplace.
Along with John Chambers’ keynote, attendees can experience IoE in action and learn more about the unprecedented opportunities it creates in the Cisco Internet of Everything TechZone LVCC Central Hall, Booth #13342. Cisco will also be participating in a number of breakout sessions throughout the conference:
Doug Webster, Cisco Vice President of Service Provider Networking Global Marketing & Corporate Communications, will share results from the Cisco Visual Networking Index in “IP Traffic will Triple in Five Years”
- Date: Monday, January 6 from 9:10-9:50 a.m.
JT Taylor, Director of Strategic Marketing for Cisco’s Service Provider Video Technology Group, will lead a group of tech and communication experts in discussions around “Multi-Screen Universe: - Strategies for ConnectedTV Technology & Content”
- Date: Monday, January 6 from 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Olivier Lacour, Cisco Vice President, Studio Design, will join other panelists for “2nd Screen - Social Television - The Merger of Content, Social Interaction and the Video Platforms”
- Date: Monday, January 6 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Ashu Joshi, Cisco Product Manager, Connected Life Solutions, examines the technologies contributing to the Internet of Things in “The Internet of Things: Connected Home Platforms and Devices”
- Date: Tuesday, January 7 from 12:00-1:15 p.m.
Dr. Robert Pepper, Cisco Vice President of Global Technology Policy, will host the “IoT and the Home of the Future” session, about how connected things are making homes smarter, more efficient and more comfortable than ever.
- Date: Wednesday, January 8 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Stucki, Vice President of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Infrastructure Group, will conduct “Connecting Everything: Transforming What Happens on Screens,” focusing on how service providers must shift how they create and deliver experiences to audiences across multiple screens.
- Date: Thursday, January 9 from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Cisco’s Chief Futurist Dave Evans will host an interactive session: “What Can We Make Possible with the Internet of Everything?” in which audience members are invited to participate by imagining what happens when we connect all the unconnected things in the world.
- Date: Thursday, January 9 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Even those who cannot attend the live conference can take part as well. Keep an eye out for John Chambers to tackle the top 10 questions posed to him on his Facebook page on the first day of the show, January 7. Viewers can also follow along with the conference live on Twitter by using the hashtag #CiscoCES, and find a repository of CES and IoE news on Cisco’s Futurist Feed on Flipboard. Or, access a live feed stream of special press events taking place at the Wynn in Las Vegas and information about video replays of sessions including John Chamber’s keynote, all through our event page.
We hope to see you there, whether in person or virtually, so that you can learn how businesses, individuals and countries can benefit from the Internet of Everything!