IBM TechU Comes to You

12 – 14 September 2017 | Johannesburg

Early bird price: ZAR 17,198
Ends July 31st 2017
Full price: ZAR 19.543

Join us

Grow your skills with in-depth technical training at the Hilton Hotel, Johannesburg. Learn how you can harness the power of IBM Systems solutions to help turn your IT challenges into successes.

Hilton Hotel, Johannesburg

Get the opportunity to:

Sharpen your expertise with 50+ sessions led by IBM product and industry experts Experience the latest technology

Experience the latest technology via demos and workshops geared to all skill levels

Test-drive new products from IBM and IBM Business Partners in the Solution Center

Expand your professional network when you connect with product developers, industry leaders and IBM executives

Learn from your peers via panel discussions on real-world IT challenges and successes

Why attend?

The agenda will include more than 50 information-packed technical sessions and hands-on training delivered by top IBM developers and experts.

Agenda

The technical sessions start at 09:45 on Day 1 and end at 16:15 on Day 3.

Registration

Early bird price: ZAR 17,198
Ends July 31st 2017
Full price: ZAR 19.543

Solution Center

The Solution Center opens on Day 1 after the Keynote Session and stays open until 16:15 on Day 3.


Who should attend:

  • IT Executives & Business Managers
  • Data Center Managers
  • Technical Support Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Systems & Application Programmers
  • IT Architects
  • Hardware Planners & Capacity Planners
  • Performance Analysts
  • Systems, Database & Storage Admins
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT Professionals

Speakers address topics:

  • Architecture
  • IBM Z
  • IBM AIX and IBM I
  • IBM PowerLinux
  • IBM Systems Storage
  • Competitive topics
  • High Performance
  • System Networking
  • System Software
  • Business Analytics
  • And more!

Enroll today!

Attendees should plan to arrive on Tuesday September 12th in the morning. Registration opens at 08:00. All sessions will be presented in English and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions, including evening activities.


Registration fees

The registration fee covers admission to all sessions and the Solution Center. It also covers meals, coffee breaks and networking activities mentioned in the event agenda. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and additional meals are not included and are the attendee's responsibility. Registration closes September 12th 2017.


Client and Business Partner rates

Type Availability Price
Early Bird Rate Available through 31st July ZAR 17.198
Standard Rate (IBM clients) Starts 1 Augustst ZAR 19.543
Standard Rate (IBM Business Partners) Available through 12th September ZAR 16.612
Business Partner Education Voucher**
entitled BP’s only
ZAR 3.909

Special Customer Offer - Enroll four people from the same company and save 20% on the 4th enrollment and additional enrollments!

**Paying by Business Partner Education Voucher

If you plan to use a PGI or Specialty voucher for this event you must register for the conference and provide your voucher number in the promo code field on the registration form. You will be notified within 48 hours if your voucher is not validated.

Upon enrollment, you will receive a confirmation email that your enrollment is pending.

Note: Discounts are not cumulative and are calculated on full tuition fee (ZAR 19.543).
Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts. All prices shown are excluding VAT.


Hotel accommodation and event policies

Please note that you are responsible for your hotel booking and that your hotel reservation is not part of your conference registration. Hotel cancellations and substitutions must be made directly to the hotel or via the travel agency.

Hotel info

Please note that you are responsible for your hotel booking and that your hotel reservation is not part of your registration to the conference. Hotel cancellations and substitutions must be made directly to the hotel or via the travel agency.

The 2017 IBM TechU Comes to You is pleased to welcome you at the Hilton Sandton Hotel in Sandton, South Africa..

Hilton Sandton

Hilton Sandton
138 Rivonia Rd
2196 Sandton
South Africa

Reservations should be made no later the August 24th after which date the hotel will release the IBM room block.

When making the booking, please ensure that the ‘IBMTECH COMES TO YOU’ Rate is shown. If not, please contact the hotel directly.

Rooms are limited so make sure to be quick!

Hilton Sandton room

IBM negotiated room type and rates

Please find below further information on rates IBM has negotiated for all attendees. Reservations must be made directly to the hotel.

PriceDouble/twin room for single occupancy R1,470,00.

Double/twin room for double/twin occupancy R1,820.00.

Note: Room rates are per room and night and including breakfast and Internet. Room rate excludes 14% VAT and 1% Tourism Levy.

Hilton Sandton resturant

Rooms are non-changeable and non-refundable once booked. The full stay must be paid in case of cancellation or no-show.


Air and ground transportation

Air

Johannesburg is located on the southern cape of Africa, on a very high plateau of 2,000 meters in elevation in the northern part of the state. Johannesburg is the largest city in southern Africa and provincial capital pf meters.

Public transport in Johannesburg is mostly geared to serve the workers in the city. The other residents usually use private vehicles. Getting from the airport to the hotel is convenient as most hotels have their own shuttle services.

Johannesburg weather is relatively dry, and about six million trees, including the largest man-made forest in the world - with trees planted in the nineteenth century to provide wood for the mining industry. The best summer times in Johannesburg is between November and February. Average temperature is 25°C. The coldest time is between July and August with an average temperature of 10-17°C daytime and 4°C at nights.


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2016 Solution Center

Join us at the Solution Center:

  • Learn about new products and services
  • Explore cutting-edge demos from IBM and top vendors
  • Meet face-to-face with hundreds of potential clients and vendors
  • Assess the competition and solidify your position in the marketplace
  • Network with industry colleagues and build relationships with important decision-makers

The Solution Center opens on Day 1 after the Keynote Session and stays open until 16:15 on Day 3.

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Being a sponsor offers you:

  • An opportunity to generate revenue by closing existing deals and developing new opportunities with C-level executives, directors, managers and other decision makers
  • An environment for building brand awareness
  • Participation in a sponsor panel and a venue for presenting to potential customers
  • A booth in the vibrant Solution Center where attendees can learn more about your products and services
  • Options to customize your booth space or use fully turnkey packages

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