Cisco has rebranded its bi-annual tech event Cisco Expo to Cisco Connect 2013 Kenya in a move to showcase its cutting-edge technologies, products and solutions to top business leaders and CIOs’.
The expanded flagship technology event will be held on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October 2013 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi.
Themed ‘Your Vision Made Possible’ Cisco Connect 2013 will discuss and showcase current ICT trends such as the Internet of Everything (IoE), and how organizations and government throughout East Africa can leverage these trends to drive business success and make their visions possible. There will be sessions on topics such as cloud, collaboration, video, virtualization and borderless networks.
According to Sabrina Dar, general manager, Cisco East Africa,“ We are confident that Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 will provide a real platform to communicate thought leadership, and also for attendees to learn about the latest technology architectures, and the role of innovation in the current and future ICT environment, not only in Kenya but also throughout East Africa. Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 will also provide great opportunities for the Kenyan ICT professionals to network together, strengthen relationships, and connect with key customers and partners.”
Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 includes a strong line-up of senior Cisco speakers including David Meads, Cisco’s Vice President for Africa and Sabrina Dar, Cisco’s newly appointed General Manager for East Africa will jointly deliver the opening keynote. Howard Charney, Senior Vice President, Office of the President will also deliver a keynote on Cisco’s strategy around the Internet of Everything (IoE) and Den Sullivan, Head of Architectures and Enterprise, Emerging Theatre, Cisco deliver a keynote entitled ‘Architecting the Future.’
Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 will also feature the ‘World of Solutions’, an interactive exhibition area where visitors can explore the broader Cisco partner ecosystem, experience Cisco solutions, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco technology experts and partners.
Continuing on from the success of Cisco Expo in Kenya two years ago, Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 expects to attract over 1,000 attendees, comprising regional business and technical decision makers from government and mid to large enterprises from a diverse cross-section of industries. The event wants to help Cisco’s continued commitment to the Africa to help business and governments across the globe drive sustainable ICT growth.
Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 is a registration-only event. Register here to attend.