Session Types

General Session – Join VMware senior executives, as they explore bold innovations that the VMware ecosystem is bringing to market. 

Solution Keynotes – Hear directly from the VMware leadership team about the critical technology challenges that IT professionals face today. High-level and forward thinking, these sessions help you create a digital foundation that delivers any app on any cloud to any device. 

Breakout Sessions – These sessions provide attendees with knowledge of a specific focus area and are offered at various levels of learning and durations:

  • 20-minute pre-recorded sessions broadcast on VMworld channels with live Q&A
  • 25-minute live sessions offered via Zoom webinars
  • 45–60-minute pre-recorded sessions available on demand throughout the conference

Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulations – VMware Interactive Simulations provides a quick guided introduction to VMware products and solutions from any modern browser. They are easy to use and provide a quick overview of product features and functionality. Please note these are pre-recoded step-by-step simulations of our products and not live environments.
 
Hands-on Labs Guided Workshops (limited capacity) – Presented by VMware product experts who develop the lab content, these sessions create an engaging, instructional environment where questions regarding the lab and the product are answered by product experts. Only available to Tech+ pass holders.   

Meet the Experts (limited capacity) – Get answers to the VMware questions that keep you up at night. In a small group setting, talk to some of VMware’s most acclaimed experts. A 15-minute lightning talk on the subject followed by 15 minutes for audio/video Q&A. Only available to Tech+ pass holders. 

Tech+ Tutorials
– You will deep-dive into technical aspects of VMware products. 60 minutes in length, these level T300 live tutorials will allow our most skilled attendees to master their skills. Only available to Tech+ pass holders.  

VMware Odyssey™ by Hands-on Labs Challenge – Showcase your knowledge and expertise across the VMware portfolio by competing against your peers online to reach the highest ranking on the leaderboard. ​Only available to Tech+ pass holders.  

Exam Guide Reviews – 60-minute reviews of VMware's most popular exam guides. Instructors will offer some tips and tricks for success, review the topics covered in specific certification exams, and give practice exam questions.

1:1 Consultations with Global Support – Ask specific product and feature questions in 30-minute consultations with VMware Global Support experts. 
 

Session Levels

Business Sessions

B100 – Business strategy sessions discussing industry trends, professional development or basic product overviews and introductions. May include customer success panel discussions emphasizing business value. No prior knowledge required.   

B200 – Business strategy sessions discussing specific products or solutions, use cases, and solutions. May include customer success panel discussions emphasizing business strategies and processes. Prior knowledge of product and/or solution recommended. 

Technical Sessions

T100 – Basic technical sessions discussing specific products, use cases, and solutions. Customer success panel discussions emphasizing technical topics. No prior knowledge of product and/or solution required. 

T200 – Technical sessions discussing specific products, use cases, and solutions. Customer success panel discussions emphasizing technical topics. Prior knowledge of product and/or solution helpful. 

T300 – In-depth, technical deep-dive sessions focused on product features and implementation considerations. Includes product demonstrations. Advanced knowledge of product and/or solution required.