E2EVC Events in 2020


E2EVC & EUC Masters retreat (in cooperation with The ThinClient Computing) 2020 Events Schedule

     
 
Scottsdale, Arizona

EUC Masters Retreat
      Digital
      LISBON

OR

ATHENS

           
E2EVC DIGITAL

Virtual Event, June 12-13, 2020
      ,
November 2020
(November 20-22 2020, will officially announced on June 12) 

E2EVC Virtualization Conference
 is a series of worldwide non-commercial, virtualization community Events.
Our main goal is to bring the best virtualization experts together to exchange knowledge and to establish new connections. E2EVC is a weekend crammed with presentations, Master Classes and discussions delivered by both virtualization vendors product teams and independent experts.
Started in August, 2003 with just 4 people and after 43 very successful events grown to a well-recognized event with about 250 attendees. In the last 16 years and 43 events, our conference has taken place in cities such as Athens, Munich, London, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Cape Town, Frankfurt, Dublin, Orlando, Paris, Prague, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Nice, Lisbon, Rome, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Vienna. On average we have 35-40 sessions at each event. Topics are - server, application, desktop, storage virtualization with products from vendors like Microsoft, VMware, Citrix and many more. Over 50 of the best virtualization community experts present their topics. Many current virtualization community leaders participated in the past or still participate in our events. It's the people that attend, presenters that present and our sponsors who make this event possible.

What is E2EVC Virtualization Conference and what do others think about it? Read the reviews below and make your own impression!

Workspace Guru       Marcel Venema          Rory Monaghan       Bas Van Kaam
                

Benny Tritsch   Andrew Wood         Be-crITical     Wilco Van Bragt

Jim Moyle, CTP                  Michael Rueffli               Neil Spellings   

E2EVC 2020 DIGITAL, June 12-13, 2020, our 44th event!

E2EVC 2020 DIGITAL

will take place on June 12-13, 2020 . 



Tickets are non refundable. In case of cancellation or no-show the ticket will be transferred to the next European Event or one after (extension max 2 years). In this case E2EVC 2020 LISBON/ATHENS or E2EVC 2021 HAMBURG or E2EVC 2021 BARCELONA or E2EVC 2022 BERLIN. If you already registered and have questions please email us


GLOBAL DIAMOND Sponsor:

ControlUp

ControlUp - Collective Analytics for IT Operations
First generation IT analytics and big data forever changed the IT industry. At ControlUp we are spearheading the Collective IT Analytics revolution. By harnessing the power of big data analytics from thousands of organizations we find patterns, detect problems, establish dynamic baselines and generate actionable insights - opening the door to smarter IT.
Websitehttps://www.controlup.com/company/about-us/
Twitter@ControlUp 


 

VMware Unlimited

At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our software forms a digital foundation that powers the apps, services and experiences that are transforming the world.
Websitehttps://www.vmware.com/products/desktop-virtualization.html
Twitter@vmwareeucsmtm



GLOBAL Platinum Sponsors:


Parallels RAS

Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS) is an all-in-one application delivery and VDI solution that allows users to securely access virtual workspaces from anywhere, on any device, anytime. Our cloud-ready software empowers organizations to embrace digital transformation by centralizing management of the IT infrastructure, streamlining multi-cloud deployment, reinforcing data security and improving process automation. Its flexible and scalable architecture allows organizations to quickly adapt to business demands.
The key benefits of Parallels RAS include:
· Superior user experience on any device, anywhere
· Enhanced data security
· IT agility and business readiness
· Easy to deploy, configure and maintain
· Reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
Websitehttps://www.parallels.com/eu/products/ras/remote-application-server/
Twitter@ParallelsRAS

 

 

GLOBAL Gold Sponsors:

deviceTrust
DeviceTrust.
Our mission is to contextualize the corporate enterprise, allowing users the freedom to access their corporate workspace from any location, on any device, over any network, while giving IT departments the information and control they need to meet their governance requirements. With its patent pending technologies, deviceTRUST delivers more than 200 hardware, software, network, security, performance and location contextual properties into the virtual and physical workspaces. deviceTRUST can easily integrate with any existing workspace management solution and requires no additional infrastructure. The context is always up-to-date and any change triggers a definable action.
Website:https://devicetrust.com/
Twitter:@devicetrust

VastLimits VastLimits GmbH,the makers of UberAgent. We create software for enterprise IT because that is the market and mindset we understand. We know how IT professionals think and what kind of tools they need.We also know that typical enterprise software is unnecessarily complex to set up and way too difficult to operate. We create enterprise software that people not only tolerate but actually like. Our products help IT pros be more efficient by giving them exactly what they need to get their jobs done; no more, no less. We can do that because we live and breathe enterprise IT; after all, we have done the job ourselves! Our founder, Helge Klein, blogs and speaks at conferences. For these activities he has been awarded with leading industry awards: Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Splunk Revolution Award and VMware vExpert.
Website:https://vastlimits.com/#whoweare
Twitter:@uberAgentApp

PolicyPak
PolicyPak
,Software to increase your standardization and security (and make you more awesome).
Its hard to be a system administrator when you’re busy fighting fires all day. And we noticed lots of administrators struggle with their existing management tools to do (what appears) to make very simple security improvements. So PolicyPak was founded on three goals:
-Don’t rip-and-replace something you already love and use.
-Make your existing tools better and more effective.
-Standardize and secure your Windows machines.
Website:https://www.policypak.com
Twitter:@PolicyPak


 


                                   AGENDA

The event starts on Friday June 12, at 10.00 and continues on to Sunday, June 14, about 14:30.

Friday June 12, 2020


Time Slot Presentation Topic Short Presenter Bio
10.00 - 10.25



Welcome note by the Organizer



Alex Cooper
Alex Cooper, Alex is the founder of E2EVC. He is responsible for the organization and execution of E2EVC/PubForum events since 2003. He is very passionate about bringing together the brightest minds of worldwide <virtualization> community, for a pint of good beer. He quite often attends his own event in a desperate effort to learn something, which is quite hard, as he is also responsible for serving beers, sharing latest community gossip and drama, plus fighting evil marketing BS.
Twitter@E2EVC
Websitehttp://www.e2evc.com/home                                       

10.25 - 11.05

“Freshly baked ControlUp – traditional greeting session!” It is now a well-established E2EVC tradition to kick-start the conference with the latest innovations in EUC monitoring and management from ControlUp. As usual, you'll see exciting new ways of monitoring virtualization infrastructure, managing virtualized user workloads, and monitoring user experience. We'll show cool enhancements to the ControlUp powerful toolkit, and share some evidence from the field on how ControlUp can save your troubleshooting day. Geek fun guaranteed!

Eugene Kalayev
Eugene Kalayev, Eugene is a ControlUp old-timer, deeply involved in planning and executing the product's technological vision. His areas of expertise include virtualization, cloud computing, Windows Server, PowerShell, VDI. Eugene has extensive experience in training IT professionals, and holds various industry certifications from Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco, Splunk and the Scrum Alliance, as well as a Master's degree in Social and Organizational Psychology.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugenekalayev/

11.05 - 11.15 Break
11.15 - 11.45

The VDILIKEAPRO - State of the Union 2020 survey revealed! The desktop virtualization market is changing. Recent developments have been announced. Some people even think the Year of VDI is closer than ever! Get unbiased insights into the VDI and EUC market. With the bulk of the questions repeated yearly, the survey not only gathers data about the current status of the industry but also discovers changes and trends. Make sure to be there – it’ll be fun! 


CB
Christiaan Brinkhoff, Christiaan works as Global Black Belt - Sr. Technical Specialist for Windows Virtual Desktop - Apps & Infra at Microsoft Corporation. He shares his knowledge by speaking at large international conferences, such as Citrix Synergy, VMworld, ExpertsLive, Partner conferences, E2E - PubForum (Amsterdam - Athens - Berlin), local user groups (Dutch, Irish, Norway, Swedish, New York and Denmark User Group), and provides webinars and writes articles his website. All to share his passion for Cloud innovation. His community-related work got him, among other certifications, the privilege to receive vendor awards, such as Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Azure, Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), and VMware vExpert.
Twitter@Brinkhoff_C
Websitehttp://christiaanbrinkhoff.com

11.45 - 11.55 Break Break
11.55 - 12.45
TBA

Parallels
12.50 - 13.20

Updated Report Card on MSIX. Microsoft wants to replace your beloved MSI installers with MSIX containers.  We are 1.5 years into this, and it is a bit like flying the plane before you design the landing gears.  So where are we now and what do you need to know? Tim Mangan has all the answers.
Tim M
Tim Mangan,
 Tim is the Founder of TMurgent Technologies. Prior to launching TMurgent, Tim was with many software and/or hardware companies including Softricity, Sync Research, Tylink, Avanti Communications, Memotec, Teleglobe, Infinet, and ComputerVision.  Somewhere in between he also did consulting work for the WAN side of a major US bank.  At one point he was also the President of the Frame Relay Forum, an international consortium of Communication Carriers, Vendors, and Users.Tim speaks at many conferences around the world, usually on App-V, Virtualization, and/or Performance. He has been awarded by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional  (MVP) for "Remote Desktop Services", "Application Virtualization", and "Windows IT Professional" over the last 10 years.  He also has been awarded by Citrix as a "Citrix Technology Professional" for a half-dozen years or so.
Twitter@TimothyMangan
Websitehttp://www.tmurgent.com

13.20 - 14.20 LUNCH, Munch and learn

14.20 - 14.30 Break Break
14.30 - 15.10

DaaS Scalability and Load Distribution – Myths, Facts and Costs

 
Dr. Benny Tritsch
Dr. Benny Tritsch
, Benny is a solution architect, market analyst, community leader, author and founder of DrTritsch.com. He is a Subject Matter Expert in IT virtualization, workspace analytics, Cloud technologies, enterprise mobility, graphics remoting and remote end user experience benchmarking. In his role as a principal consultant and technical evangelist he works with customers and partners across Europe and North America.
Over the last decade Benny was awarded as a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), VMware vExpert & EUC Champion and NVIDIA GRID Community Advisor Program (NGCA).
Website: http://drtritsch.com
Twitter: @drtritsch


Jim Moyle
Jim MoyleJim has been an infrastructure technologist with almost two decades of passionate involvement in the IT industry. Over the last decade he has been a specialist in the Server Based Computing, application and desktop delivery sector. He has worked with many blue chip companies around the UK including being involved in the architecture and delivery of some of the largest Citrix farms in Europe. He also enjoys speaking at various industry events such as BriForum, E2E and Citrix Synergy and you can find him sharing knowledge on his blog
Twitter:@jimmoyle

15.10 - 15.20
Break Break
15.20 - 16.00 TBA
VMware

16.00 - 16.10 Break
16.10 - 16.45


16.45 - 16.55 Break
16.55 - 17.35


 
17.35 - 18.15

 



Saturday June 13, 2020

Time Slot Presentation Topic ROOM 1
Presentation Topic ROOM 2 Presentation Topic
 ROOM 3
10.00 - 10.40  TBA

JHM

Jan Hendrik Meier, Jan is an Expert for Infrastructure- and Virtualisation-Solutions with a focus on SBC/VDI environments. He has a background of more than 15 years experiences with Microsoft- and Citrix-Products. Thus he has an excellent stock of knowledge in this area and combines this with a deep understanding of the technical connections. During the time he has deepened his knowledge in this area and extended it to other Citrix Products like Provisioning Server and NetScaler. Furthermore he started using graphics acceleration in SBC/VDI-Environment since the first beta release of NVIDIA GRID. In the last years he published several books and articles about Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop and NVIDIA vGPU.
Twitter@jhmeier
Website: http://www.jhmeier.com

 

TBA

Ton de Vreede
Ton de Vreede, Ton has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and in the user virtualization space for over 15. He specializes in Citrix and RDS environments and the various tools that that go with it such as RES, AppSense, PowerShell and anything to do with Windows. He has designed and built several Citrix environments using a range of Citrix products such as XenApp (and its predecessors) and Provisioning Services. Motto: Spare the admin, automate! In his downtime he likes to work with electronics and plays guitar, harmonica and keyboard (badly).
Twitter: @WillCode4Cheese

PAID MASTERCLASS (99EUR/PPS)


Workshop Packaging Traditional apps into MSIX using the Package Support Framework. 

This will be a hands-on workshop where you will learn the latest techniques to diagnose and package up crappy apps into beautiful MSIX packages.

Requirements: You must bring a laptop with a wireless adapter to access the lab virtual machines.  Everything else is provided.


Tim M
Tim Mangan,
 Tim is the Founder of TMurgent Technologies. Prior to launching TMurgent, Tim was with many software and/or hardware companies including Softricity, Sync Research, Tylink, Avanti Communications, Memotec, Teleglobe, Infinet, and ComputerVision.  Somewhere in between he also did consulting work for the WAN side of a major US bank.  At one point he was also the President of the Frame Relay Forum, an international consortium of Communication Carriers, Vendors, and Users.Tim speaks at many conferences around the world, usually on App-V, Virtualization, and/or Performance. He has been awarded by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional  (MVP) for "Remote Desktop Services", "Application Virtualization", and "Windows IT Professional" over the last 10 years.  He also has been awarded by Citrix as a "Citrix Technology Professional" for a half-dozen years or so.
Twitter@TimothyMangan
Websitehttp://www.tmurgent.com

10.40 - 10.50 Break Break Break Break    
10.50 - 11:30 TBA

Matthias S
Matthias Schlimm, Matthias has more than 20 years of experience in the IT-Industry from small up to large Enterprises. As an IT-Architect for Login Consultants Germany, SME for Citrix and Nutanix with a passion for automation and scripting. In 2017 receive the Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) and in 2019 the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) Award. Matthias working since 1998 with Citrix Products, starting with the WinFrame. He is the founder of the well known Base Image Script Framework (BiS-F).
Twitter: @matthiasschlimm
Website: https://www.eucweb.com

TBA

Guy L
Guy Leech. Guy is a freelance consultant, speaker and developer, a passionate PowerShell scripter, a current Citrix CTA, a former VMware vExpert and a veteran of 20+ years in the Citrix, Microsoft and VMware End User Computing (EUC) space; presenting at conferences, publishing a multitude of useful scripts on GitHub and sharing useful EUC technical titbits almost daily on Twitter. He specializes in troubleshooting and automation for both end customers and software vendors. Guy was the inventor and initially the sole developer of the security product that went on to become AppSense Application Manager and thence Ivanti Application Control.
Twitter: @guyrleech


Workshop Packaging Traditional apps into MSIX using the Package Support Framework
 
11.30 - 11.40  Break Break  Break   Break  Break  
11.40 - 12.20 TBA Helge Klein
Helge KleinHelge is an independent consultant and developer. As a consultant, he has worked in Windows and Citrix projects for various larger German corporations. As a developer, he architected sepago's user profile management product sepagoPROFILE whose successor is now available as Citrix Profile Management. In 2009 Helge received the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) Award, in 2011 he was nominated a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Helge's professional interests are focused on Microsoft server technologies, various Citrix products and programming in several languages. He publishes his knowledge in English in his blog, and he can also be found on Twitter as @HelgeKlein. Helge has delivered sessions on many occasions, for example, at Citrix TechEdge Munich 2009, ice Lingen (2009 and 2011), PubForum (2010 and 2011), Microsoft TechDay Online 2010, Citrix Synergy 2011, and several Geek Speak events. He is the author of SetACL, a powerful open source tool for managing Windows permissions from the command line or from scripts and programs, that has been downloaded more than 500,000 times. SetACL's modern cousin SetACL Studio comes with an intuitive graphical user interface and is available for a small fee. Helge lives in Cologne, Germany.
Twitter: @HelgeKlein
Website: https://helgeklein.com

TBA
Jim Moyle
Jim MoyleJim has been an infrastructure technologist with almost two decades of passionate involvement in the IT industry. Over the last decade he has been a specialist in the Server Based Computing, application and desktop delivery sector. He has worked with many blue chip companies around the UK including being involved in the architecture and delivery of some of the largest Citrix farms in Europe. He also enjoys speaking at various industry events such as BriForum, E2E and Citrix Synergy and you can find him sharing knowledge on his blog
Twitter:@jimmoyle


Workshop Packaging Traditional apps into MSIX using the Package Support Framework

 

12.20 - 12.30
Break Break Break Break    
12.30 - 13.10

TBA



Sascha Göckel, Sascha has more than 20 years of experience in the VDI market and has held various positions with resellers and software vendors. First as a pre-sales consultant, later in product management and enterprise account management. Since the beginning of 2016 he has been CEO of deviceTRUST GmbH, in which he is also significantly involved in product management.
LinkedIn: LINKEDIN
Twitter: @saschagoeckel



Powershell-based Windows Thin Client. The story of creating a Powershell-based Windows Thin Client evolving over time. How far can we get just using free built-in Windows features?

MZ
Marco Zimmermann
works as an IT Consultant for BECHTLE Germany. About 13 years ago he started his IT carrer with a strong focus on virtual apps and desktops. Over the years Marco wided his knowlege along with the citrix and microsoft portfolio, focusing on Remote Desktop Services, VDI, various provisioning mechanism for large deployments, CAD Workloads (HDX3D), Codecs, Clients, Networking and Automation / Scripting.
Twitter: @MZett7

Workshop Packaging Traditional apps into MSIX using the Package Support Framework

13.10 - 13.20
Break Break Break Break    
13.20 - 14.00
Automating with API’s
. In this session Chris (x2) will show how they use API’s in their PowerShell projects. You will learn how authentication works, how to find the correct parameters and how to test the API’s. We will show real world examples like Citrix Cloud API, Ivanti Automation API etc.


CT
Chris Twiest
, Chris works as a technology officer at RawWorks in the Netherlands, providing technological and strategic vision of IT services. He has more than 10 years of experience in managing, creating and automating workspace environments with a strong focus on virtualization products. He belongs to several technology expert groups, including Citrix Technology Advocates, VMware vExpert community and Login VSI Technology Advocates. He is a speaker at community events, such as Citrix user groups and E2EVC.
Twitter: @TwiestChris
Website: https://www.workspace-guru.com

CJ
Chris Jeucken
, Chris is a EUC consultant for ConoScenza in the Netherlands and also a Citrix Technology Advocate. He has been working in IT for 19+ years in which he slowly moved into the desktop delivery area. He spends most days designing, deploying and managing desktop infrastructures and has a heavy focus on Automation (where it’s beneficial).
Twitter: @CJeucken
Website: https://www.chrisjeucken.com  

 




Windows Virtual Desktop from a Citrix guy's perspective. 

NMG
Neil McLoughlin
, Neil has been in IT for more than 20 years. He has held multiple roles but has spent the past 10 years focusing on virtualisation, the past 5 years Citrix and most recently shifted more focus to Azure & WVD.  He currently works for New Signature UK as a Senior Citrix & WVD Architect.
Twitter: @virtualmanc
Linked: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilmcloughlin/
Workshop Packaging Traditional apps into MSIX using the Package Support Framework


 

14.00 - 15.00 LUNCH, Munch and learn

 








15.00 - 15.40

Citrix Analytics for Performance. Performance Analytics is a new tool available from Citrix to proactively monitor of your environment. During this session Igor will explain what it is. How it can be used and what are the technical benefits towards using this.



IVDB
Igor van der Burgh, Igor
 is a Senior Consultant working for Citrix Professional Services. He is a virtualization Architect focused on Application & Desktop delivery. Has been working in IT for almost 20 years. Working with most of the common vendors in this field. Citrix Microsoft, VMware , Ivanti. For Citrix Consulting Professional Services engaged with Enterprise customers throughout EMEA. Privately sharing information online. Twitter, Slack, Blog, etc.
Twitter@Igor_vd_burgh
Websitewww.vanderburgh.it 

 



FREE MASTER CLASS.

Automation Masterclass. Details TBA.

Sinisa Sokolic, 
Sinisa has over 17 years of experience in EUC solutions. He is CTO of a company called RIS Consulting GmbH located in Cologne in Germany. He has worked as Solutions Architect for large enterprise customers in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop environments.. 
Twitter@sinisasokolic
Websitehttp://www.sinisasokolic.com

15.40 - 15.50 Break Break Break Break    
15.50 - 16.30

 

 

 



Automation Masterclass. Details TBA.  
16.30 - 16.40
Break Break Break Break    
16.40 - 17.20



Automation Masterclass. Details TBA.  
17.20 - 17.30
Break Break Break Break    
17.30 - 18.10

Sasa Masic
Saša Masic, Saša had his first contact with server virtualisation during his studies at Technical University Hamburg, Germany in late 90´s. He then spent many years working with leading server / desktop virtualisation and terminal server solutions. Currently he is working as a Senior Architect for data center infrastructure at Dataport in Hamburg, Germany. His interests beyond IT are his family, basketball coaching and alternative music.
Twitter:@EdoTorp




Automation Masterclass. Details TBA.
18.30 - 22.00