Preparing for Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne

The health and safety of our attendees remains our primary focus. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and may adjust attendance protocols based on several factors including official Government guidance, medical data and specific event considerations. As we approach the event date, the Cisco Live Health and Safety policy and protocols are subject to change.

If travelling to the event from outside Victoria, please review the information on requirements for domestic and international travellers.

Vaccination

Cisco will not require attendees to be fully vaccinated; however, it is strongly encouraged.

COVID-19 Testing

Cisco strongly encourages all attendees to have a negative COVID-19 test result in place in the 24 hours before attending Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne.   

Attendees are strongly encouraged to complete COVID-19 self-tests daily while onsite in Melbourne.

COVID-19 antigen self-tests will be available to all attendees onsite.

Attendees who require an outbound PCR or antigen test on departure, can review the nearest testing clinics here. To find the closet testing clinic to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, search ‘South Wharf 3006’ in the ‘suburb or postcode field’.

COVID-19 Onsite

If you feel unwell or begin to experience any COVID-19 symptoms while onsite at Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne, do not attend the event or interact with staff or attendees.

Attendees who test positive for COVID-19 while at Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne are asked to follow their company policies and protocols for reporting and isolation. You will not be permitted to attend the remainder of the event, or any event-related gatherings.

Face Coverings

Attendees are strongly encouraged to wear well-fitting face coverings while onsite in Melbourne. Face coverings will be available at Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne.

Other Considerations

If you are not comfortable travelling or attending the in-person event, you have the choice to view the live broadcast. To make the decision that is best for you, review the most up to date data on COVID-19 case rates in Victoria, Australia.

The live broadcast from Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne will take place on December 7-8, 2022. Keynotes, Innovations Talks and Breakout sessions will be available on-demand post event.

Questions

Please contact us at CiscoLiveAPJC@veritas.com.au

FAQs

What will Cisco’s onsite health and safety policy and protocols be for attendees joining the in-person event in Melbourne, Australia?

Please review the Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne, Health and Safety policy and protocols.

The health and safety of our attendees remains our primary focus. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and may adjust attendance protocols based on several factors including official Government guidance, medical data and specific event considerations. As we approach the event date, the Cisco Live Health and Safety policy and protocols are subject to change.

What defines fully vaccinated?

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) have definied individuals who are considered fully vaccinated against COVID- 19 are those who: 

  • have received two doses of any Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved or TGA-recognised COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days apart, and
  • are at least 7 days post their second dose, with the exception of the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine, where they are regarded as fully vaccinated 7 days after the single dose.

For more information please visit the Australian Government, Department of Health website.

Will testing be offered onsite?

COVID-19 antigen self-tests will available to all attendees onsite.

Cisco strongly encourages all attendees to have a negative COVID-19 test result in place in the 24 hours before attending Cisco Live 2022 Melbourne. Attendees are strongly encouraged to complete COVID-19 self-tests daily while onsite in Melbourne.

Attendees who require an outbound PCR or antigen test on departure, can review the nearest testing clinics here. To find the closet testing clinic to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, search ‘South Wharf 3006’ in the ‘suburb or postcode field’.

Does the Health and Safety policy and protocols apply to my Guest who is joining me for the Celebration?

Yes, the Cisco Health and Safety policy and protocols applies to anyone attending Cisco Live in Melbourne.

What if I am unable to meet the Health and Safety policy and protocols for Cisco Live in Melbourne?

Acceptance and agreement to comply with Cisco Live Health and Safety policy and protocols will be a condition of registration for the Melbourne event.

Those who are unable to attend in Melbourne may join us online for the live broadcast. The live broadcast from Cisco Live Melbourne will take place on December 7-8, 2022. Keynotes, Innovations Talks and Breakout sessions will be available on-demand post event.

What do I do if I test positive for COVID-19 during Cisco Live?

Please isolate yourself and do not return to the event. Refer to your company's and the Victorian Government regulations.

Cisco employees who test positive for COVID-19 while at Cisco Live Melbourne must follow Cisco’s Policy and Protocol for reporting, as well as isolation as per Victorian Government regulations. Please visit the Cisco Live APJC SharePoint site for more information.

Do I need a COVID-19 test to enter or depart Victoria, Australia?

If travelling to the event from outside Victoria, please review the information on requirements for domestic and international travellers.