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Bring your coals to Newcastle – next meeting 12th Nov


Join us on the 12th November at Castlegate in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Given the UK Citrix User group is about you – the users, administrators, installers, and architects of Citrix environments it is always great to hear about your experience, your understanding – what you like and what you don’t like, what you’d like to see more of and less of.

Our agenda includes a chance to meet and greet Stuart Moore, Citrix Senior Product Manager Desktop and Applications (DNA) and Simon McDermott Citrix Senior engineer who will be on hand to ask questions and talk you through the latest products. You’ll have a chance to comment on the latest news from Citrix, “moving to XenDesktop 7”, “Avalon, what’s in it for me”, plus notes from our sponsors.

We’ll be discussing the new citrix certifications. As a special bonus, we’ve had a chance to team up with the excellent people at XenAppTraining to give away as special prizes one free Lifetime membership to xenapptraining.com and 1 one year free access to appv5training.com. Special prizes indeed. Also, even if you don’t quite make it to final every attendee gets a $100 discount to their 1 year access.

As ever, if you’ve a suggestion for topics, or a topic to present please drop us a line or tweet us at @ukcitrixug

Will see you there this time.


The CastleGate‎
Melbourne Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

For more details and directions, check the CastleGate website.


12:00 – Welcome and a Citrix News Update over lunch from the UK Citrix User Group team.

12:30 – XenDesktop 7 – Where are you going to go today? Stuart Moore, Senior Product Manager Desktop and Applications at Citrix will discuss Deployment options, 7.1, migration planning: do you stay or do you go now?

13:30 –  The Art of Mobility Technical Overview of XenMobile and Sharefile?  Simon McDermott, Senior Enterprise Systems Engineer at Citrix will talk about typical Deployment Architectures with XenDesktop and Sharefile, what’s new in XenMobile 8.6 and Deployment Challenges.

14:30 Citrix Certification in association with XenAppTraining, Andrew Wood CTP: a low downon certification, new certifications and hints and tips on getting qualified and a chance to win  one free Lifetime membership to xenapptraining.com and 1 one year free access to appv5training.com.

15:00 NetScaler Gateway Dual Factor Authentication on a budget, Shaun Ritchie Independent Citrix Consultant: will take a look at some of the free and low-cost solutions you can use with NetScaler Gateway for Dual Factor Authentication

16:00 A word from sponsors.

16:30 Round Table: Fill in the blanks – the Biggest Citrix Migration Challenges in the coming year are [Blank] – your chance to discuss challenges facing you with your Citrix environment in the coming year.

17:30 The meat draw – feedback forms and prizes for paying attention.

18:00 Onwards to vBeers  – a continuation of discussion and chance to join in if you couldn’t get the time from work.