Explore Hundreds of VMworld 2018 US Sessions

At VMworld 2018 US, you can choose from hundreds of sessions on today’s hottest digital infrastructure topics.

The VMworld 2018 US content catalog contains a complete listing of all our sessions, including abstracts, speaker information, and (when available) details on session times and locations.


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VMworld's sessions are the heart of the conference. Each year they provide insight, information, and inspiration to thousands of attendees. VMworld offers hundreds of session choices covering today's hottest topics -- empowering you to create a highly customized learning journey.


For a look back at the exciting sessions from VMworld 2017, watch our session replay videos on demand


VMworld US offers a curriculum of hundreds of breakout sessions, plus a wide range of additional session types to help you create an agenda tailored to your goals. Whether you want to get a crash course on something new, build a broad range of expertise or go in-depth in an area that matters to you, you’ll find options to meet your every need.

General Sessions

Our general sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing the company’s industry perspective on digital business, transformative technologies, and innovation. On Monday, Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, and Ray O’Farrell, VMware CTO, share with you the superpowers needed to navigate the disruptive world of technology. On Tuesday, Sanjay Poonen, COO, VMware Customer Operations, will kick off the day speaking with customers bravely taking the digital transformation path. Then he will host Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist, Oxford student, and the youngest person ever awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. General sessions wrap up on Thursday as we explore the frontiers of reality.

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Breakout Sessions and More

Whether you're a newcomer or a VMworld veteran, you'll find something to suit in our hundreds of content-rich breakout sessions led by a cadre of experts. You can also join us for a panel discussion for thought-provoking insights into a trend or topic, or take in a VMworld quick talk for a targeted, 30-minute look at a niche topic.

Meet the Experts Roundtables

Join VMware experts to get your digital transformation questions answered. You and a small group of your peers will interact directly with VMware subject matter experts who have deep, hands-on experience working with our customers every day. Our experts will white-board answers to your toughest challenges and provide best-practice advice to guide your journey from strategy, to implementation, to adoption and value realization.


"Showcase keynotes are 60-minute sessions featuring prominent VMware experts. They explore visionary ideas and big thinking about trends, innovations, and solutions in a more casual keynote environment.

This year, the VMworld 2018 showcase keynotes focus on four business-critical topics: modernizing the data center, integrating public clouds, empowering digital workspaces, and transforming networking and security.

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Showcase keynotes explore visionary ideas and thinking about innovations and solutions.


The virtualized applications workshops will return to VMworld for the 3rd consecutive year on Sunday, August 26. Customers can extend their learning at VMworld by immersing themselves in one of seven pre-conference workshops.


Attendees can choose from a selection of half-day and full-day deep-dive, value-added virtualization application workshops focused on running specific third-party software including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, SAP, Spark, Hadoop, and research-based high-performance computing and machine learning suites on VMware technologies.


Take advantage of our practical and interactive instructor-led demonstrations and in-depth course work to deepen your expertise and advance your skill set.


Seats are limited, so register today for VMworld 2018 US and add the virtualized application workshop package to your registration (additional fees apply).


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Hear from leaders, executives, and strategists in the healthcare, government, higher education, and financial services industries as they discuss how they’re approaching digital transformation.


You’ll learn practical ways to improve your current and future projects with your organization’s business outcomes in mind, have the chance to participate in a Q&A with panelists, and meet like-minded industry innovators.


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