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February 19, 2008 08:00 ET

Cisco Gathers Global Leaders to Explore How Technology Can Transform Approach to Environmental Concerns, Sustainable and Economic Development

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 19, 2008) - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO)

Who:   Chairman and CEO John Chambers, Cisco®
       Mayor Gavin Newsom, City of San Francisco
       Mayor Job Cohen, City of Amsterdam
       Dr. Mun Kun Cheong, president, Seoul
        Development Institute
       Various other officials representing more
        than 90 global cities

What:  Connecting Cities: Innovation for Sustainability Conference
       Urban areas are currently the largest contributor to energy
       consumption and climate change. How can we reverse this trend?
       How can broadband and Web 2.0 technologies enable a modern urban
       blueprint that promotes sustainable and economic development?
       These questions and more will be addressed by global leaders and
       Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, who will discuss how
       technology can transform how we address the world's most pressing
       environmental concerns. Officials from San Francisco, Amsterdam
       and Seoul will share best practices developed over the last year
       as part of Cisco's Connected Urban Development initiative.


When:  Wednesday, February 20th
       9 am - noon

Where: San Francisco Federal Building
       90 Seventh Street
       San Francisco, California

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