IBM Systems Technical University

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We are on the edge of exciting developments as technology continues to drive change. It is essential to stay ahead and capitalize on these trends. Don't get left behind — learn to leverage disruptive technology trends like cloud and cognitive at the IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) in Hollywood. Join us for the most comprehensive technical training event on IBM Z and Storage.

You'll learn how to plan, architect, install, configure, migrate, operate and tune your IBM infrastructure for today and tomorrow. Train to stay ahead with IBM Systems TechU.


Get the opportunity to:

  • Sharpen your expertise with 100s of sessions led by IBM Distinguished Engineers and product experts…the A-team of the IBM Systems community
  • Experience the latest technology via demos 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 and industry leaders
  • Learn from your peers via networking sessions and discussions on real-world IT challenges and successes


What's new at TechU!

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Linux Topics on IBM Z or LinuxONE Rookies Track

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The agenda will include more than 300 information-packed technical sessions delivered by top IBM developers and experts.

Ensure you don't get left behind by gaining new skills to harness the power of IBM Systems technologies.


Topics:

IBM Z

  • IBM z14 and Pervasive Encryption
  • z/OS, z/VM and Linux on Z
  • LinuxONE
  • IBM Z Performance, Monitoring and Capacity Planning
  • CICS, WebSphere, APIs and Blockchain
  • Db2, Spark and Machine Learning for z/OS
  • IBM Z DevOps and Application Development
  • Hybrid Cloud and IBM Z

Storage

  • IBM FlashSystems
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • Software Defined Storage
  • Security and Encryption
  • Server and Storage Hardware
  • Data Protection Archive and Backup
  • Object Storage
  • Networking

Who should attend:

This conference is intended for IBM clients, IBM Business Partners and IBM employees:

  • System Z and Storage
    • Engineers
    • Architects
    • Administrators
    • Specialists
  • New z/OS users
  • Systems Programmers
  • Network Administrators
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT Professionals

IBM TechU features skill-building sessions that are in demand and appeal to attendees who share a technical vision and curiosity. IBM TechU offers technical breakout sessions, roundtables, demos, and more.


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

Enroll today!

IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) empowers you to implement solutions for IBM Z and IBM Storage on Z in a cloud, cognitive and big data world.

Attendees should plan to arrive on Sunday October 7, 2018. Registration is from 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Sunday October 7. The opening session on Monday starts at 8:30 AM. Business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions.


Client and Business Partner rates

Type Availability Price
Early Bird Rate (Clients, Government) Available through July 29 USD 2,295
Standard Rate (Clients, Government) Available through October 12 USD 2,495
Business Partners Available through October 12 USD 2,495
Business Partners with PGI Voucher Available through October 12 USD 500
IBM Employee Rate Available through October 12 USD 2,495

Rate terms and conditions:

Rate terms and conditions: Standard tuition rate for these events is USD 2,495. Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts. Early Bird Rates end 11:59 PM Eastern time on the date determined per event.

You will be charged the conference fees less any applicable discount. Any discount will be applied when the credit card is billed. For further details contact the registration team.


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.

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood
The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood room

IBM negotiated room type and rates

Hotel room rate (per room, VAT inclusive)

Diplomat Resort Guest Room Rate: USD 269

Please note that we have negotiated a special rate at the hotel for conference attendees. Securing your room reservation within the IBM block entitles you to complimentary wireless access for the duration of your stay.

Click here to secure a room.

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood pool

Room Policies
Tax is not included

Tax Policy
Room Rates shown do not include 1% Tourism Levy (subject to change). Total room charges presented on the website will include all room fees and taxes.

Cancel Policy
To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registrations by end of day August 13, 2018. For cancellations received after August 13, registration fees will be fully refunded less a USD 200 administrative fee.

Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received after September 3, 2018. Substitutions are permitted at any time; replaced attendees will not be subject to registration fee cancellation penalties.

To cancel your registration, please call or contact us via email. Please reference your registration confirmation number on your cancellation request.


Event cancellation & substitution policy:

To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registrations by end of day August 13, 2018. For cancellations received after September 3, 2018, registration fees will be fully charged.

Substitutions are permitted at any time; replaced attendees will not be subject to registration fee cancellation penalties.

To cancel your registration, please update your registration record by using the link received in your confirmation mail or contact us via email.

2016 Solution Center

Thank you to all of our sponsors:

Bronze:

ASG Technologies

Exhibitor:

21st Century Software
Broadcom
HostBridge Technology
Komprise

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

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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