Meet me @Synergy 2016

Let’s meet at Synergy in Las Vegas, NV.

Citrix Synergy is the main event organized by Citrix every year, hosted this year in Las Vegas. will be there from Saturday, May 21 through Saturday, May 28. Assuming I survive a week in Sin City, I’d love to meet up with readers.


Like many conferences, Citrix Synergy will have many meetups and giveaways, and is excited to join in on the fun. How? We are giving away seven Citrix Mouse X1s during Synergy 2016.

Want to snag one for yourself? Keep an eye on the #CitrixSynergy Twitter hashtag during the week of the conference. Simply look for a giveaway Tweet from the @Citrix_Guru account and retweet for a chance to win!

Click here for more details about the giveaway.

Here’s what’s on tap for during the Synergy 2016. Let me know if our schedules line up.

Synergy 2016 Agenda


I am landing in Vegas around 10 AM. If you guys are already in town for the conference, hit me up.


  • 4:00PM – 7:00PM: SYN610 Accelerate your cloud architecture by deploying XenDesktop, XenApp, and NetScaler in Microsoft Azure
  • 8 PM – Drinks with Citrix. Contact me if you want to join via twitter (@citrix_guru) or via the following link.


  • 8:00AM – 11:00AM: SYN605 – How to protect your network with Citrix NetScaler
  • 12:00PM – 3:00PM: SYN614 – Using the Secure Browser Service for secure web application delivery
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: CITRIX USER GROUP COMMUNITY – The Venetian, Sands Expo, Level 1, Room 309
  • 8:00 PM – Private dinner


  • 9:00AM – 11:00AM: SYN001 – Synergy Opening Keynote
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM: SYN050 – Lunch Table Tech Chats
  • 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM: SYN516 – How Liberty Mutual boosted user productivity with a successful DaaS strategy
  • 2:00PM – 3:30PM: SYN321 – Securing the published browser
  • 3:00PM – 3:45PM: SYN235 – Deploying NetScaler CPX with Docker, Nuage and Infoblox
  • 4:00PM – 5:30PM: SYN101 – Citrix CTO Perspective: The Application Delivery Continuum
  • 6:00PM – 6:20PM: SYN508 – Houdini’s guide to Citrix printing
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Citrix Welcome Reception at the Venitian


  • 9:00AM – 10:30AM: SYN002 – General Session
  • 11:15AM – 12:00PM: SYN104 – Citrix and Nutanix: the inside scoop
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM: SYN050 – Lunch Table Tech Chats
  • 12:30PM – 12:50PM: SYN502 – Jack Madden’s state of enterprise mobility in 2016
  • 1:30PM – 2:15PM: SYN306 – Preventing possible PVS performance pain points
  • 3:30PM – 4:15PM: SYN237 – Features that set NetScaler apart from the competition
  • 4:00PM – 6:30PM: SYN703 – Finance Birds of a Feather customer roundtable and networking reception sponsored by Fujitsu
  • 5:30PM – 7:00PM: SYN501 – Geek Speak Tonight!
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Citrix Enterprise East Reception at Canonita in the Venetian
  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM: ShareFile Sync & Drink – Synergy 2016
  • 9:00 PM: M7 Synergy 2016 Client Appreciation Event


  • 8:30AM – 10:00AM: SYN317 – NetScaler troubleshooting and debugging best practices
  • 10:00AM – 11:00AM: SYN750 – Solutions Demo Sandbox
  • 11:30AM – 12:15PM: SYN310 – Secure mobility and authentication for highly regulated environments including government, healthcare, and financial services
  • 12:15PM – 1:15PM: SYN050 – Lunch Table Tech Chats
  • 1:00PM – 1:45PM: Meeting with Cynthia Youngman from Citrix to discuss Sharefile
  • 2:30PM – 3:15PM: SYN203 – Tips for XenApp and XenDesktop organizations expanding to Citrix Workspace Suite
  • 2:40PM – 3:10PM: SYN804 – Match.Geek with Neil Spellings
  • 3:20PM – 3:50PM: SYN830 – Match.Geek with Daniel Wedel
  • 4:30PM – 5:15PM: SYN232 – Next-generation ciphers and SSL: what you need to know
  • 7:00 PM: Final Night Party – Freemont Street

Friday & Saturday

Taking a couple of days to decompress from the craziness of the conference. I’ll be heading home late on Saturday, May 28.

Contact me

The best way to contact me is to send me at tweet or a direct message on twitter (@citrix_guru).

You can also use the Contact page of this website.

If you have happen to spot me in either my black or purple t-shirts, grab me and say “hi”!


Stay tuned for the live coverage of the Citrix Synergy!