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Software2 User Day at Durham University, UK

Join us for our upcoming UK User Day in Durham, home of one of the world’s leading Universities and according to our Client Services Director, “the most awesome AppsAnywhere project ever!”

Durham University will share how they realised their vision of Flexible Remote Access for all staff and students using AppsAnywhere, Cloudpaging and Parallels RAS to deliver any app to any device. Demos included!

As always, there will be plenty of time to talk with your HE peers to catch-up on the latest developments in desktop and software deployment. And of course, the whole Software2 team will be there to talk best practises and unveil the latest AppsAnywhere features.

The User Day will begin with coffee at 9.30am (GMT), ready for a 10:00am start. We'll also be hosting a social event the night before (Monday 3rd December) for those staying overnight; details will follow after sign-up.

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When?  Tuesday 4th December 2018 - 09:30am until 3:15pm (GMT)
Where? Auger Suite, Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham. 

Pre-event (Monday 3rd December 2018)

University and City Tour

14:30 - Meet at main library entrance for a tour of the library (Bill Bryson Library).

15:00 - Walk through campus covering Engineering, Physics Geography, Maths & The Calman Learning Centre.

15:30 - Walk through Palatine building.

15:45 - Walk to Durham Castle to enjoy a guided tour we have pre-booked. Please note, this leg of the tour will involve stairs.

Evening social

19:30pm - Join us in Head of Steam Durham's Chimay Room to wind down after another fabulous User Day with a finger-food buffet and drinks.


Software2 User Day (Tuesday 4th December 2018)

Coffee, meet and greet

09:30 - our venue for the day is the Auger Suite, Radisson Blu Hotel, Frankland Lane, Durham, DH1 5TA.

Obviously, this is a different location to the University! Space is limited during term-time, so we have booked a conference centre to host the event.

 10:00 - Software2 Presentations

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Software2 Update – Tony Austwick
  • AppsAnywhere 2.6 – Ryan Heath

11:00 - Coffee Break

11:15 - University Showcase 

  • Durham University – Delivering Flexible Remote Access
  • Durham University – App Hub Demo

12:00 - Lunch and Chat

13:00 - Afternoon Presentations

  • Jamf Pro
  • Packaging Services – Phil Morgan

14:00 - Discussion Sessions

  • AppsAnywhere
  • Cloudpaging and Packaging
  • Parallels RAS

15:00 - Customer Forum

  • Feedback from Discussions
  • Open Floor Q&A

Onward travel

15:15 - we’ll be finished on time so all can travel home for the evening.

Joining Instructions

As University facilities are fully booked during term time we have booked a conference venue at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham. The full address is Frankland Lane, Durham, DH1 5TA. Parking is available on-site costing up to £12 per 24 hours. For those travelling by train, Durham station is only 10 minutes’ walk and less than 5 minutes’ taxi ride.

On arrival head to Main Reception and ask for Software2. Or follow the signs to the conference facilities – we are in the Auger Suite.

Further venue details are available on the Radisson Blu Durham website. 

Getting to Durham

By train

Durham is easy to get to by train:

Our venue is a comfortable 10-minute walk from Durham train station and under 5 minutes by taxi.

By car

Parking is available at the venue costing up to £12 per 24 hours. The postcode for Sat Nav is DH1 5TA.

Accommodation

If you need to book accommodation there are a number of hotels in and around the city centre. Software2 are staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The nearby Premier Inn is also well rated.

Further help

If you need any further details or get lost on your way, please contact Phil Morgan on 07950 231333.

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