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UK Citrix User Group Winter 2020 meeting (watch on demand)

Following the incredible success of the online meetings so far this year, we are delighted to announce that our next meeting will also be virtual and will take place on Monday December 7th from 10am to 4pm GMT.

The meetings are free to attend, available to a global audience, streamed via an interactive platform where you can interact with fellow delegates, sponsors and the presenters.

When

Monday December 7th
10:00am to 4.3pm (followed by vBeers social via Gotomeeting)

Where

As before, once you have registered, you will be sent a link to access the event platform a week before the event so that you can familiarise yourselves with the technology and check out our sponsors, as well as take part in the leaderboard challenge and create your own schedule. We will feature the usual EXCELLENT content from engaging speakers and a mix of sessions from Citrix, UKCUG, sponsors & the community.

  • An event run by the user group community for the community
  • Network with colleagues via the Community Chat and 121 messaging
  • Network with our fabulous sponsors and peruse their collateral
  • Collect swag and be in with a chance to win some awesome prizes!

The agenda will follow soon, in the meantime, get involved by using #UKCUG on Twitter.

We’re looking forward to meeting you all virtually!

Provisional Agenda

10:00 Welcome & News  – UKCUG

10:15 WVD or Citrix? WVD? Citrix? Or both? Let me help you decide….. Neil McLoughlin (CTA Session)

11.00 Sponsor

11.15  Citrix Security vs Usability – 2.0 – James Rankin & Dave Brett (CTP double act)

12.05 Comfort break

12:15  Sponsor

12.30 Best practices for ‘Work From Anywhere’ user experience monitoring – Berry Haveman (Community session)

13:15 Lunch break

13:45 Update on MSIX – Tim Mangan (CTP session)

14.30  Sponsor

14.45 Citrix USB optimized vs Generic – Ray Davis (Community Session)

15:30 Power managing Citrix workloads using PowerScale – Leee Jeffries (CTP session)

16.15 Quiz

16.30 Open discussion and vBeers

Submit your session idea

Have a good topic, project or case study you’d think would be of interest to others? Submit your session idea for consideration for a future meeting

Sponsors

Our meetings are free to attend thanks to our generous sponsors. You’ll be able to contact them all, through the virtual meeting platform on the run up to the event, during event day and for 30 days after. Please do take the time to watch their videos and download their content.

UK Citrix User Group Spring 2019 meeting

Eventbrite - UK Citrix User Group Spring 2019 Meeting

When

Wednesday 20th March 2019
09.30am to 5.30pm (followed by drinks reception until 7pm)

Where

Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
Blackfriars Street
Manchester
M3 2EQ

Transport

Manchester Piccadilly4.8km
Manchester Victoria station 1.6km
Market Street Tram 1km

Accommodation

Venue hotel ~£130 per night
Premier Inn ~£60 per night (3 min walk)
Travelodge ~£50 per night (2 min walk)

Agenda

09.30 Registration opens. Coffee and pastries

10:00 News  – UKCUG

10:30 GSLB – nothing to be afraid of (Jake Walsh – CTA session)

11.00 My four week challenge – Charlotte Beijer (World’s youngest Citrix Certified Administrator)

11.15 Coffee break

11.45 More to the eye than VDI withControl up – Lindell Harry & Rob Ellis Sponsor session

12.00 How to implement a Duress Code on Citrix ADC – Steven Wright (Citrix session)

12:30 Windows Virtual Desktop and Citrix DaaS – what’s the latest? James Rankin (CTP Session)

13:15 Lunch

14:00 Citrix SD-WAN in a Microsoft World (Al Taylor – Community session)

14:45 Dissecting Logons – Guy Leech (CTA session)

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 Introduction to Citrix ADM – Terry Hooper (Citrix session)

16:45 Round Table.  Bring your issues, questions and opinions for our lively discussion slot

17:15 Wrap up & feedback forms & prize draw

17:30 Networking Drinks

19:00 Carriages

Join online

If you can’t make it to Manchester, we try and broadcast our meetings online via GotoWebinar. You will need to register here. We can’t guarantee great audio or visuals, as they a dependent on A/V facilities in the venue and reliable internet connections but we’ll do our best. We’ll monitor the questions feed so you can ask presenters questions during each session. The best experience will also be from being in the room.

Submit your session idea

Have a good topic, project or case study you’d think would be of interest to others? Submit your session idea for consideration for a future meeting

Sponsors

Our meeting are free to attend thank you to our generous sponsors. You’ll be able to speak to most of them in the exhibitor lounge at the meeting.

Eventbrite - UK Citrix User Group Spring 2019 Meeting