2014
Technical events & conferences

Building skills for a smarter planet

Why attend a technical event?

IBM technical events are an exciting, efficient way to advance your skills and gain ground on your key initiatives.

Every year, IBM brings together leading-edge thinkers, technology gurus and business experts for more than 30 technical universities and seminars worldwide.

Driven by a vast network of analyst research, our global events can help make the difference between success and failure in your business. We deliver the answers you need, when you need them.


Are these events right for you?

These events are intended for IBM customers, IBM Business Partners, IBM employees, Independent Software Vendors, System Integrators and technical specialists including:

  • IT executives
  • IT and business managers
  • Data center managers
  • Technical support managers
  • Project managers
  • Systems administrators
  • Systems programmers
  • Application programmers
  • IT architects
  • Hardware planners
  • Performance analysts
  • Database administrators
  • Storage administrators
  • Capacity planners
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT professionals

Eight great reasons to attend an IBM technical event

  • Upgrade your IT skills.
    The key to success is training; get it quickly at an IBM technical event.
  • Test-drive the latest technologies through hands-on labs.
    Roll up your sleeves and get involved with the latest systems and software.
  • Hear breaking news from the original source.
    Get up to speed on the latest product releases, trends, tips and techniques - direct from IBM.
  • Network with experts, colleagues and solution providers.
    Meet and greet experts, colleagues and IBM partners from a variety of industries. Expand your network of colleagues. Visit our Solution Center to explore the latest solutions in person.
  • Load up on great information.
    Get the background you need to make quick, intelligent business decisions.
  • Explore a wide selection of topics.
    Expand your skills in the area of your choice with a variety of elective sessions for every level, from new user to expert.
  • Certify your skills onsite.
    With testing at many technical events, you will be able to hone your skill set, onsite!
  • Get the most out of your training experience.
    We’ve designed cost-saving programs to meet your needs and your schedule. There are even classes on Sunday at many technical events.