Session Types and Levels

To help you choose the appropriate sessions for your interests and experience level, we categorize our sessions based on content. Technical sessions vary in content from basic to advanced.  
In contrast to technical sessions, business sessions provide non-technical, overview content, and may include professional development topics.

Session Types

General Sessions – Join VMware senior executives, including VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and COO Sanjay Poonen, as they explore bold innovations that the VMware ecosystem is bringing to market.

 

Solutions Keynote – 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 Session – These sessions provide attendees with knowledge of a product feature or use case.  Suitable for current or prospective users and offered at various levels of learning and duration.


Live Sessions 
– Sessions include a  live Q&A chat room.

On-demand Sessions – Deeper dive on specific topics.
 

Hands-on Labs Interactive Simulation - VMware Interactive Simulation 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 Workshop (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 premier pass holders.
 

Expert Roundtable (limited capacity)- Get answers to the VMware questions that keep you up at night. In a small (40 or less) group setting, talk to some of VMware’s most acclaimed experts.  Only available to premier pass holders.

 

Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtable (limited capacity) – Join informal discussion sessions centered around attendees shared interests. Only available to premier pass holders.

 

Partner Sessions (limited capacity) – Exclusive to VMware signed partners, these sessions will cover a variety of topics including solution go-to- market strategies, the VMware Partner Connect program and resources. Each session will include Q&A live with VMware 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.