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CUGC Members Presenting at Citrix Synergy 2018!

by Tobias Kreidl, CTP, Steering Committee

Now that the Citrix Synergy 2018 session catalog is out, I wanted to call special attention to those CUGC members who are presenting and leading discussions. It’s always so great to see members from our community speaking at events, especially at Synergy! The Fireside Chats and Meet the Speakers sessions haven’t been posted online yet, but here’s who we know will be speaking in the Breakout Sessions and leading discussions at the Lunch Table Tech Chats:

Breakout Sessions

SYN103: Microsoft isn’t enough without Citrix
Grady Slane
Ingmar Verheij

SYN105: Deploying Citrix Workloads on different clouds: CTP best practices for a successful deployment
Christiaan Brinkhoff, CUGC Networking SIG Leader, CTP
George Kuruvilla, CTA

SYN106: Delivering high availability in a hybrid cloud architecture for XenApp and XenDesktop
Troy Couch

SYN129: New approaches to business continuity
Daniel Feller
George Kuruvilla, CTA

SYN130: Demystifying Linux VDI: how to deliver Linux virtual desktops on demand
Todd Starling
Xiaolu Chu

SYN132: Citrix Provisioning Services real-world usage and benefits
Dan Harms
Travis Terry

SYN150: A software-defined approach to managing and securing the endpoint
Douglas Brown
Christian Drieling

SYN207: XenApp and XenDesktip Tech Update (May 2018 Edition)
Daniel Feller

SYN209: Citrix in the Cloud: Real-world experiences creating and deploying cloud-hosted Citrix environments.
Shane O’Neill, CTA
Paul Stansel, Connecticut & Rhode Island CUGC Leader, CTP

SYN211: The naked truth: CTPs investigate Citrix Cloud performance
Benny Tritsch, CTP
Thomas Krampe, CTP

SYN212: Security for Citrix products in the cloud
Chris Rogers, Washington DC Metro CUGC Leader, CTP
Joe Shonk, CTP

SYN219: Better authentication made easy: MFA and reCAPTCHA!
Thorsten Rood, CTP

SYN220: NetScaler MAS practical guide: NetScaler ADC automation and management with Stylebooks and Configuration Jobs
Carsten Bruns, CUGC Networking SIG Leader, CTP
Esther Barthel, CUGC Content Working Group, CUGC Women in Tech Mentor, CTP

SYN221: Adventures in configuration: overcoming NetScaler HA limitations in Azure
Chris Rogers, Washington DC Metro CUGC Leader, CTP
Kyle Landreth, CUGC Member

SYN226: Demystifying NetScaler SD-WAN for infrastructure architects
Barney Norton
Rick Dehlinger

SYN229: nFactor and LoginSchemas: the future of NetScaler customization
Sam Jacobs, CUGC Webinar Moderator, CTP

SYN233: The geek’s guide to the workspace
Daniel Feller
Frank Srp
Stan Nitkowski

SYN235: XenDesktop performance at Cerner
Joe Nord
Jason Helms, Kansas City Metro CUGC Leader

SYN236: Best practices in multisite scenarios
Shane Kleinert, South Florida CUGC Leader, CTP
Jarian Gibson, Kansas City Metro CUGC Leader, CTP

SYN237: Citrix and Nutanix: the 2018 inside scoop
Jarian Gibson, Kansas City Metro CUGC Leader, CTP
Kees Baggerman, Dutch CUGC Leader, CTP

**Just Added!
SYN241: How to break the cyber kill chain of ransomware 
Florin Lazurca
Martin Zugec


NEW: Fireside Chats
:
More intimate, smaller campfire-style conversations that encourage interactive Q&A with attendees, every afternoon in Synergy Park.

SYN410: Move any app to any cloud or hypervisor with Citrix App Layering
Ron Oglesby
Rory Monaghan

SYN413: Pursuing cloud with confidence-NYU Lanone Medical Center
Dominick Picarello
Chris Balzaretti

SYN414: Ensuring security and compliance with Indiana University
Stephanie Cox
Tom Wilson

SYN418: Pursuing cloud with confidence-Health Choice Network
Victor Rodriguez
Jesse Brenneman

SYN420: Enhancing experience and productivity with Salt River Project and Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG
David Gautney, Phoenix Metro CUGC Leader, CTA
Jan Hendrick Meier

SYN421: Pursuing cloud with confidence with Axon
Steve Greenberg, CTP Fellow
Mark Nadozzi


NEW: Meet the Experts Theaters
:
TED-talk style presentations every afternoon in Synergy Park!

SYN701: Bridging the mobil gap
Ryan Tsamouris

SYN708: Scalability planning & design
Andy Paul

SYN715: The XenMobile toolbox for implementation and support
Arnaud Pain, Tampa CUGC Leader
Samuel Legrand, France CUGC Leader, CTP

SYN716: Enterprise mobility is more than just mobile devices
Ashish Kakkad

SYN717: Active-active datacenters with App Layering and App-V
Craig Harmel, Madison CUGC Leader
Steve Noel

 
Lunch Table Tech Chats:
(Don’t miss a chance for more informal discussions with these CUGC members as you grab lunch!)

Jon Bucud, San Diego CUGC Leader 
Steve Elgan, Omaha CUGC Leader, CUGC Local Support Working Group, CTA
DJ Eshelman, Nashville CUGC Leader, CTA
Trentent Tye, CTA
Giuliana Crespo, CUGC Women in Tech Mentee
 
More events will be announced soon (Fireside Chats, Meet the Experts and Match.Geek), so be sure to check the catalog beforehand for possible changes in scheduling, as well as possible additions (even in the Breakout Sessions!). It’s always a good idea to map out your day ahead of time so you know where to go. I also recommend spending some time, before the conference starts, walking around and becoming familiar with the locations of the various meeting rooms, labs, etc.

If you still haven’t purchased your pass – do it now with the CUGC members-only discount! Details about the discount, as well as plans for CUGC activities at Synergy, can all be found on our CUGC@Synergy page. 

Looking forward to seeing everyone in Anaheim at Synergy 2018!

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