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Cisco Live DCV Social Media Activities: Connect to Your Community

June 6, 2012
at 9:48 pm PST

Cisco Live 2012 is almost here. Hello San Diego! Time to make the difficult decision regarding partitioning luggage space between  tech and clothes. The informal Twitter poll indicates tech is winning. Don’t forget the chargers, because there’s a lot going on.

Bacon and Waffles Tweetup on Tuesday!
Bacon and Waffles Tweetup on Tuesday!

Now that I’ve got your full attention, here’s a rundown of some of the social media activities happening at Cisco Live this year.

They provide great opportunities to connect with your peers and put a face to the Twitter handle. Be sure to follow @ciscoDC for ongoing updates, photos, and news from the floor. If you haven’t updated your Cisco Live registration to include your Twitter handle, do so today, and it will be printed on your badge for easy reference!

Josh Atwell, Roving Reporter

Josh Atwell, Roving Reporter

  • Roving reporter. Bringing you all the news from the hallway track, this technologist-eye view will be delivered by our very own Josh Atwell. A sys admin here at Cisco, Josh is very involved in the tech community, from leading UCS UG’s in the Carolinas to being named a vExpert this year.
  • Photo caption challenges. Keep your eyes on the Twitter feed (#CLUS and @ciscoDC) for photos from the show. Some will be obvious, some will be more of a challenge. We’ll be collecting them on the DCV Facebook page. Like us to see them all after the show.

Tuesday, June 12

  • 8:00 AM, PST: Unofficial Charity 5k. Leave room in the suitcase for workout gear. Run, walk, or sponsor someone. All donations go to the Wounded Warrior Project. I will be running, come out and say hello!
  • 10 AM, PST: John Chambers Keynote. Livetweeting for those who can’t attend! Share your pictures with us by ccing @ciscoDC.
  • 1 PM, PST: Blogger’s Lounge, UCS User Group Meetup and Recruitment. Learn best practices and how to set up a local group.
  • 3 PM, PST: Tweet-N-Greet: NetApp, GE, Walz,UT, hosted by J Michel Metz, in the Blogger’s Lounge
  • 9:30 PM, PST: Tuesday,Cisco DCV Waffles and Bacon Tweetup. What’s better than catching up with old friends and new IRL? Maple syrup on top.

Wednesday, June 13

  • 10 AM, PST: Padmasree Warrior’s Keynote. Livetweeting for those who can’t attend! Share your pictures with us by ccing @ciscoDC.
  • 1 PM, PST: Technologist to Technologist: Using Social Media to Connect and Learn, a Roundtable. Join Josh Atwell, Fred Nix (EMC), and others as the discuss how they use social media to do their jobs more effectively.
  • 3 PM, PST: EMC, VCE & Mobility Demo Review and Discussion, Blogger’s Lounge

But wait, there’s more! Yes, Cisco Live 2012 is also going on during these fabulous activities. Here’s a complete review of all the Data Center and Switching opportunities. Now’s your opportunity to ask questions. Submit questions for our Facebook polls, or roving reporters, and our panelists. Post a comment here, or send a Tweet to @ciscoDC.

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