SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT

Catch the highlights of  Service Provider (SP) Summit at Cisco Live Melbourne 2019.

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WELCOME

5G is just around the corner, paving the way for new revenue opportunities and disruptive business models. Network Function Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking will enable innovation and accelerate digital transformation. Plus, augmented reality and virtual reality will become an everyday reality. At the same time, your customers will demand faster, seamless and more personalised experiences. Meanwhile, competition is heating up, as your competitors are already gearing up for the future of networking.

The Service Provider Summit, at Cisco Live Melbourne, brings together the industry at a critical time of network and experience transformation. Be a part of the largest gathering of service providers, partners and experts in Australia, New Zealand, across Asia Pacific and Japan and hear from Cisco’s leading mobility and technology ecosystem experts all in one place. The Service Provider Summit is the destination to learn and explore in 5G, mobile, cloud, security, IoT and more to mobile operator customers as well as enterprise customers.

WHY ATTEND

At Cisco Live, the Service Provider Experience has been designed to help you gain:

  1. Thought Leadership from industry experts on the future for service providers.

  2. Learn Service Provider focused sessions including opportunities to meet with our business leaders and technologists

  3. Experience innovative solutions that are transforming how service providers work.

  4. Listen and learn about Service Provider transformation with insights from industry experts

EVENT DETAILS

Save the Date for 2020 Cisco Live SP Summit

Pan Pacific Hotel
South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Pl
Melbourne VIC 3006

Tuesday 3 March – Friday 6 March 2020

AGENDA

Wednesday 6 March 2019

TIME AGENDA/SPEAKER
8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:05am

Service Provider Summit Opening

Sanjay Kaul, Vice President, Service Provider Business, Cisco, Asia Pacific Japan

9:05am – 10:00am Panel Discussion: Next Phase of Network Evolution and Our Roles

Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President, SP Engineering
Sanjay Kaul, Cisco Vice President, Service Provider Business, APJ

Customer Executives – APJ Region

Moderator: Collin Kincaid, Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider, Cisco

10:15am – 11:45am Cisco Live Opening Keynote

Irving Tan, Senior Vice President, Operations, Cisco

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Session II – SP Summit Keynote – 5G from End to End Perspective

Michael Beesley, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider Business Unit

Sumeet Arora, Cisco SVP / GM, SP Network Routing

2:00pm – 2:45pm Session III – 5G Monetisation Enablers; Status and Evolution of New Use Cases

Andrew Mackay, Head of Mobile Technology, APJ Service Provider, Cisco

3:00pm – 3:45pm Session IV – The “Edge” – Role of Virtualisation for 5G Applications

Santanu Dasgupta, Distinguished Systems Engineer – Global Service Provider, CTO Team, Cisco

4:00pm – 4:45pm Session V – Securing Your 5G Network End-to-end

Pramod Nair, Consulting Systems Engineer, Global Service Provider Team, Cisco

5:00pm – 5:30pm Cisco Live – Service Provider Innovation Talk

Colin Kincaid, Cisco CTO, Service Provider

5:30pm – 7:30pm Service Provider Summit Welcome Reception

All Service Provider delegates

 

Thursday 7 March 2019

TIME AGENDA/SPEAKER
8:30am–9:00am Breakfast and Networking
9:00am – 10:00am Session VI – Service Provider Network Transformation

Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President / General Manager, Service Provider Routing, Cisco

10:00am – 10:45am Session VII – Getting xHaul Networks Ready for 5G

Waris Sagheer, Principal Product Manager, Service Provider Business Unit, Cisco

11:00am – 12:00pm Cisco Live Technology Keynote

Scott Harrell, SVP, Enterprise Networking Business, Cisco

12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:45pm – 2:30pm Session VIII – Software Defined Transport Networks

Richard Wade, Technical Architect, Agile Development Team, Cisco, Asia Pacific Japan

2:45pm – 3.30pm Session IX – Seamless Interconnect of Transport Network with DC and Applications for Efficient Delivery of 5G Services

Abhishek Mande, Cisco Principal Systems Engineer, APJ SP DC Architecture

3:30pm – 4:30pm Panel II Discussion: Next Phase of Network Operations and New Services

Michael Glickman, Cisco SVP, Global Service Provider Segment
Sanjay Kaul, Cisco VP, Service Provider Business, APJ
Vish Iyer, Cisco VP, Architectures, APJ
Enzo Cocotti, Optus Director, Head of Networking Products, OB

Moderator: Clayton Pyne – Cisco Director, APJ Cloud and SP Channel

 

Friday 8 March 2019

TIME AGENDA/SPEAKER
8:30am – 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am – 11:00am Tour – Choose Your Adventure

Pre-registration required upon Cisco Live Pass registration, first come first serve basis

9:00am – 11:00am Morning Breakout Sessions – Peer to Peer / Customers to Cisco Meetings
11:30am – 12:30pm Cisco Live – Guest Closing Keynote
Guest Speaker

*Agenda subject to change, please check back for updates.

SPEAKERS

Sumeet Arora
Senior Vice President / General Manager, Service Provider Routing, Cisco

Michael Glickman
Senior Vice President, Global Service Provider Segment, Cisco

Sanjay Kaul
Vice President, Service Provider Business, Cisco, Asia Pacific Japan

Pramod Nair
Managing Director, APJC Distribution, Cisco

 

Miyuki Suzuki
President, Asia Pacific, Japan and China, Cisco

Michael Beesley
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Service Provider Business Unit, Cisco Systems

Scott Harrell
Senior Vice President of Product Management, Enterprise Networking Group, Cisco

Colin Kincaid
Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider, Cisco

 

Clayton Pyne
Director, APJC Cloud and Service Provider Channel, Cisco

Irving Tan
Senior Vice President, Operations, Cisco

Santanu Dasgupta
Distinguished Systems Engineer – Global Service Provider, CTO Team, Cisco

Vish Iyer
Vice President, Cisco Architectures, APJC

 

Andrew Mackay
Head of Mobile Solutions, Asia-Pacific Region, Cisco Systems

Waris Sagheer
Principal Product Manager, Service Provider Network Systems, Cisco Systems

Richard Wade
Cisco Asia-Pacific Service Provider Automation Architect, Asia-Pacific Service Provider CTO Group, Cisco Systems

Sumeet Arora
Senior Vice President / General Manager, Service Provider Routing, Cisco

Santanu Dasgupta
Distinguished Systems Engineer – Global Service Provider, CTO Team, Cisco

Scott Harrell
Senior Vice President of Product Management, Enterprise Networking Group, Cisco

Colin Kincaid
Chief Technology Officer, Service Provider,
Cisco

Pramod Nair
Managing Director, APJC Distribution, Cisco

Waris Sagheer
Principal Product Manager, Service Provider Network Systems, Cisco Systems

Miyuki Suzuki
President, Asia Pacific, Japan and China, Cisco

Richard Wade
Cisco Asia-Pacific Service Provider Automation Architect, Asia-Pacific Service Provider CTO Group, Cisco Systems

Michael Beesley
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Service Provider Business Unit, Cisco Systems

Michael Glickman
Senior Vice President, Global Service Provider Segment, Cisco

Vish Iyer
Vice President, Cisco Architectures, APJC

 

Sanjay Kaul
Vice President, Service Provider Business, Cisco, Asia Pacific Japan

Andrew Mackay
Head of Mobile Solutions, Asia-Pacific Region, Cisco Systems

Clayton Pyne
Director, APJC Cloud and Service Provider Channel, Cisco

Irving Tan
Senior Vice President, Operations, Cisco

REGISTRATION

To ensure the highest quality conversations and preserve the peer–to–peer nature of this forum, participation at the Service Provider Summit is by invitation only. If you have received an invitation for the Summit we ask you to please follow the instructions to register in your email invitation at your earliest convenience.

 

If you are having any difficulties with the registration process, or have any queries regarding your registration, please contact the Service Provider Summit team at spsummit2019@cisco.com

 

However, if you have not received an event invitation and would like to express your “interest to attend”, please contact us by following the link below. We will review your request and get back to you on the next steps.

 

Click here to ask the event team a question

2019 CISCO LIVE SP SUMMIT VIDEOS

SP Summit Opening

Cisco Vice President of the SP Business in APJ, Sanjay Kaul, will discuss how you can build a flat and intelligent network, the next-generation Edge/Data Center architecture, Uberisation of Management and Orchestration, and Holistic Partnership.

Panel Discussion: Next Phase of Network Evolution and Our Roles

Join Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President of SP Engineering and Cisco Senior Vice President/General Manager for SP Network Routing, Sanjay Kaul, Cisco Vice President of the SP Business in APJ, Collin Kincaid, Cisco SP CTO, and more as they engage in a panel discussion on the next phase of network evolution and the roles involved, including learnings from the latest Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

SP Summit Keynote 5G from End to End Perspective

Catch Michael Beesley, Vice President and CTO of the Cisco SP Business Unit, and Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President of SP Engineering and Cisco Senior Vice President/General Manager for SP Network Routing, as they dive into the end to end perspective for 5G.

5G Monetisation Enablers; Status and Evolution of New Use Cases

Andrew Mackay, Head of Mobile Technology for Cisco SP APJ, shares his insights on enabling 5G monetization, providing his view and the latest updates on the business focus for 5G and how it connects to the network.

The “Edge” – Role of Virtualisation for 5G Applications

Hear from Santanu Dasgupta, Distinguished Systems Engineer for Global SP in the CTO Team at Cisco as he talks about the context of edge and virtualization around 5G, including 5G systems architecture.

Securing Your 5G Network End to End

Tune in to Pramod Nair, Consulting Systems Engineer for Global SP at Cisco, as he shares insights on security enhancements in 5G, threats mitigation in 5G and more.

SP Network Transformation

Sumeet Arora, Senior Vice President of SP Engineering and Cisco Senior Vice President/General Manager for SP Network Routing shares deeper insights on IP networking and network transformation, and how your business can be more efficient on hardware usage while continuing with the use of software technologies.

Getting xHaul Networks Ready for 5G

Join Waris Sagheer, Principal Product Manager of the Business Unit at Cisco, as he provides an overview on 5G Transport requirements, Cisco 5G xHaul Transport vision and strategy and useful customer case studies.

Software Defined Transport Networks

Richard Wade, Technical Architect from the Agile Development team at Cisco APJ shares more on Software Defined Transport Networks, and the technology fueling this network automation.

Seamless Interconnect of Transport Network with Data Center and Applications for Efficient Delivery of 5G Services

Listen in as Abhishek Mande, Cisco Principal Systems Engineer of APJ SP Data Center Architecture updates on the key data center changes, with the ongoing network virtualization and networking at the edge, as well as share on Cisco technologies for the data center.

Panel Discussion: Next Phase of Network Operations and New Services

Join our insightful panel of Michael Glickman, Senior Vice President of Cisco Global SP Segment, Sanjay Kaul, Cisco Vice President of the SP Business in APJ, Vish Iyer, Cisco Vice President of Architectures in APJ, Enzo Cocotti, Optus Director and Head of Networking Products, and Clayton Pyne, Cisco Director of APJ Cloud and SP Channel, as they discuss on the new operations and services, specifically on the need for a new operating model, re-imagining the possibilities of the 5G era, and building an optimal customer experience for brand differentiation.

FAQ

WHEN IS THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT BEING HELD?

Tuesday 3 March – Friday 6 March 2020

WHERE IS THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT BEING HELD?

Pan Pacific Hotel
South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Pl
Melbourne VIC 3006
Telephone: +61 39235 8000

WHAT HOTELS ARE AVAILABLE IN MELBOURNE?

Cisco has negotiated rates at various hotels in Melbourne.

For more information on available hotels and how to book a room, please visit the Cisco Live website.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ATTEND THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT?

Attendees must have at minimum an ‘Explorer Pass’ to attend the summit and Cisco Live.

Delegates will be required to pay for the following where required:
Airfare travel costs to Melbourne
Transfer costs to and from Melbourne Airports
Hotel accommodation in Melbourne
Hotel incidentals

WHO MAY ATTEND THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT?

The Service Provider Summit is an exclusive, invitation only event. You have been specifically chosen by Cisco to attend.

I'M UNABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT. CAN I NOMINATE SOMEONE TO ATTEND ON MY BEHALF?

The Service Provider Summit is an invitation only event and invitations are not generally transferable. However, if you believe that your nominated replacement has a similar job role, please contact us.

WHY IS ATTENDANCE AT THE CONFERENCE 'BY INVITATION ONLY'?

Part of the value of this type of program is the peer to peer dialogue with industry colleagues and Cisco. To preserve the value of the program, attendance is targeted specifically to those in the Industry. Due to limited tickets available for this program, it is by invitation only.

DOES THE REGISTRATION FOR THE SERVICE PROVIDER SUMMIT INCLUDE ACCESS TO CISCO LIVE?

The Service Provider Summit is complimentary for invited guests and includes access to Cisco Live Melbourne with a Cisco Live Explorer Pass, where you will be able to attend keynotes, World of Solutions and evening functions.

Guests are more than welcome to attend any part of Cisco Live Melbourne that does not coincide with the Service Provider Summit agenda.

CAN I SCHEDULE A MEETING WITH THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS DURING THE EVENT?

To ensure that everyone at the Service Provider Summit has the opportunity to interact with the Keynote Speakers, we will not be scheduling any formal meetings. There will be many opportunities for discussions with speakers during the event breaks and the social functions.

WILL TRANSPORTATION BE PROVIDED TO THE DATA CENTRE AND CLOUD INNOVATION DAY DINNER ON TUESDAY EVENING?

To be confirmed.

AM I EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONS?

In order to receive the full value of the program, you will be expected to attend all sessions at the Service Provider Summit. However, should you be unavailable for any sessions and/or activities, please indicate this on your registration form.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

The dress code for the daytime sessions is Business Casual. The dress code for evening events is Smart Casual.

CAN I BRING MY PARTNER AND/OR CHILDREN?

You are welcome to bring your partner and/or children to Melbourne. Unfortunately, we are unable to extend your invitation to include partners or spouses at either the conference or evening events.


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