Join the UK Citrix User Group on the 12th November at Castlegate in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 

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 a chance to have a round table discussion

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 and 1 one year free access to 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.

Our thanks to AppSense who have kindly helped sponsor and make this free event happen.

Venue The CastleGate‎ Melbourne Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2JQ

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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 down on certification, new certifications and hints and tips on getting qualified and a chance to win  one free Lifetime membership to and 1 one year free access to

15:30 A word from sponsors.

16:30 Round Table: Fill in the blanks – the Biggest Citrix Migration Challenges in the coming year are [Blank]

17:30 The meat draw

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

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P.S. CUG discount at the Cloudstack collaboration conference in Amsterdam

Citrix User Group members qualify for a 50% discount on the Cloudstack collaboration conference being held in Amsterdam on 20-23 November. Just use the code CCC_LOVES_CLOUDSTACK when registering to obtain your discount.

Collaboration is key to keep our community vibrant and growing and that’s a key theme for the conference. A lot of the talks and events at the conference will provide ample opportunity to meet with the cloudstack community and engage in deep discussions with developers and users.

For more information on the conference, visit . Tickets and registrations are now open at