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The most exciting time in tech is coming soon — EMC World 2016 returns to Las Vegas May 2-5 at The Venetian! As data growth explodes, EMC creates the infrastructure that enables you to manage your business and your career. Come to EMC World 2016 to find out what’s next!

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Experience Future Ready

Get ready to take in four days of cutting edge Data Center Modernization strategies and technologies that will transform IT and your business — from flash, software defined storage, converged infrastructure, and rack scale architectures to hybrid cloud and modern data lake systems.

EMC World is the premier technology forum to help IT practitioners and business decision makers modernize, automate and transform. EMC World will help you turn plans into actionable next steps.

Breakout Session Tracks


300+ SESSIONS Who should attend?
  • IT Practitioners
  • Managers
  • Administrators
  • Architects


40+ SESSIONS Who should attend?
  • Decision Makers
  • Directors
  • Sr. Architects
  • Executives
  • Consultants

code & modern ops

30+ SESSIONS Who should attend?
  • Coders
  • App Owners
  • Infrastructure Admins

Customer Appreciation Event

Duran Duran

Duran Duran have sold over 100 million records, have been honored with seven prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards, alongside countless other accolades, and for the last three decades have continued to perform for screaming fans all over the world. They have proven themselves timeless, never losing the desire to innovate. With their 14th studio album, Paper Gods, recently released to their highest chart positions in more than 22 years, the band simply keeps on proving that there will never be another like them. Their unrivaled vision has made them a truly global force to be reckoned with, and a group of unique and everlasting appeal.

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Fitz & The Tantrums

Elektra Records will release the new studio album from Fitz and The Tantrums on June 10. The self-titled album is the follow-up to 2013’s More Than Just a Dream, which has racked up over 76 million album streams to date. Their natural exuberance permeates their new self-titled album, which celebrates walking to the beat of your own drum.

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EMC vLab Experience

Self-Paced vLabs

Unique self-paced vLab sessions will be offered on demand. These are non-scheduled sessions that are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click the link below to browse all self-paced vLabs and start thinking about which ones you may be interested in taking while at the conference.

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Instructor-Led vLabs

At EMC World this year are instructor-led vLab sessions led by EMC Education Services. Reservations for Guided vLabs are only available onsite by visiting the EMC vLab registration desk in The Village at EMC World.

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Solutions Expo

Visit the EMC World Solutions Expo located in the Village. This is a great opportunity to explore EMC solutions and engage with 100+ partners and exhibitors showcasing their products, services, and see live demonstrations. Click here for a list of our partners at the event.

  • Monday | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Tuesday | 11:30am - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday | 11:30am - 5:00pm

EMC World partners
Happy Hours & Concert on the Common

Happy Hours & Concert on the Common

Meet up with your colleagues and peers in the industry as you wind down the day at EMC World. Enjoy music and drinks in the Solutions Pavilion and EMC World Village. Happy Hours and Concert on the Common are presented by HGST.

  • Tuesday, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 4:00-5:00pm

EMC Proven Professional Certifications

EMC Proven Professional exams will be administered during the conference so you can get certified while you enjoy the show. Stay tuned for more information.

Not sure what training or certification is right for you or your organization? Visit the EMC Proven Professional Center at EMC World to discuss education needs, consult with curriculum experts, take practice tests and challenge the EMC Proven Professional Certification exams.

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Big Data Insights Forum

Big Data Insights Forum

  • Sunday, May 1, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bill Schmarzo and the rest of the Big Data Solutions team at EMC for this exclusive deep-dive workshop taking attendees through the mindset of a data scientist and walk through a Big Data vision workshop, understanding ecosystems tools and a walk through of several use cases, before finishing up with a panel where all trainers will be available to take questions from the audience.

Global Partner Summit

Do you want to get the most of your EMC World experience? Would you like to hear partner-specific information and meet with EMC executives from around the world? If so, Global Partner Summit is the event for you!

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Momentum - The Content Management Event

Join us for interactive keynotes, educational breakout sessions and plenty of networking time to talk. You will discover new and innovative ways to build and evolve your content management strategies. 2016 will be an exciting year, and this will be the must attend event, so don’t delay – register and be there when we share a few surprises.

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EMC World 2015 Conference Highlights

See what you missed—keynotes, blogs, blockbuster new solutions and more!

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