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Seeking VMUG 2019 Speakers - Apply by December 20

One of the planning activities that VMware and VMUG undertake first is a call for content. The educational content of any event is the supporting layer that makes the event structure strong and compelling. Without a solid base of useful and timely content, any event would find it difficult to attract visitor’s year after year. Being a part of the thought leadership at VMUG is a great way for VMware constituents to contribute to the conversation with peers and colleagues. Mark your calendar: the call for content closes on December 20.

We are actively seeking proposals from VMUG members and our partners (both business and technology partners. We know it takes a village to build top-quality, diversified content.

At VMUG Events, the best of our ecosystem comes together to present top-of-the-line resources, experts, and solutions. This one-day experience includes general sessions, breakouts, and a wealth of opportunities to network. Through VMUG events, VMware customers learn how to optimize their solutions, solve real-world business challenges, develop in-person connections, and drive professional growth. This event is one of our most powerful tools to create customer satisfaction, introduce products, and strengthen the customer experience.

Top Topics - Are You a Subject Matter Expert?

VMUG events are also considered a quality educational program, thanks to a broad range of contributions from our ecosystem. To round out the overall educational experience, we encourage people to submit proposals that will help develop the business and technical acumen of attendees. We’re looking for sessions that address:

  • Driving today’s business decisions through real-life implementation stories and case studies
  • Practical insights to help solve today’s business challenges and create real business outcomes and solutions
  • Deep dive technical presentations that focus on tips and tricks, best practices, how to maximize the use of the solution
  • Winning strategies for accelerating digital transformation in the industry

Each year we receive more submissions than we can accept. While there are some repeat presenters (only those top rated by attendees), we do seek to ensure the majority of our speakers and presentations are brand new for each event.

If you’re interested in applying, we need well-thought-out, complete, unique submissions. Content that is intermediate to advanced scores the best—this audience is well beyond entry-level definitions. And don’t shy away from lively discussion—this is a forum for industry collaboration, and debates and out-of-the-box thinking are appreciated. Challenge the audience with unconventional thinking.

How to Apply

To members of the greater VMUG family and to experts in your fields, we invite you to submit a proposal to speak at VMUG’s 2019 Events. Learn more about the call for speakers and how to submit a proposal. If you have any questions, please send us an email.

Whether you're speaking or attending, we look forward to seeing you at our events next year.

Frequently Asked Questions

Method of Delivery Tips for all VMUG Speakers

Interactive Demos
Hands-on Experiences
Whiteboarding
Panels

Questions to help you get started

What products have you found particularly useful in your work?
Do you have a success story about a product? Describe the process which led to your success.
Do you have a best use case for any particular products? If so, please share.
What new products have you recently deployed and what has been the impact on your organization?
What tips and tricks do you have for planning for the future in an ever-changing industry?

Learn more about our Types of Sessions by clicking the links below:

Community (Customer)

VMware (VMware employees only)

Partner (paid sponsorship)