IBM Systems Technical University

May 22-26 | Orlando, FL, USA
Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, Florida

Join us

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

Get the opportunity to:

Sharpen your expertise with sessions led by IBM product and industry experts

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

Why attend?

The agenda will include more than 600 information-packed technical sessions delivered by top IBM developers and experts.

Ensure you don’t get left behind by mastering new skills in Hybrid Cloud, Mobile and Analytics, and harnessing the power of IBM Systems technologies. Whether you are a service provider or IT manager - you need to become agile and responsive.


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 topics:

  • Architecture
  • IBM z Systems
  • IBM z Systems software
  • IBM z/OS
  • IBM z/VM
  • Linux on IBM z Systems
  • IBM LinuxONE
  • IBM AIX
  • IBM i
  • Linux on IBM Power Systems
  • OpenPOWER
  • IBM Storage
  • Competitive topics
  • High Performance
  • System Networking
  • System Software
  • Business Analytics
  • And more!

Certification testing:

Certification tests will be available on-site.
Details coming soon.

Unparalleled technical education

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


Registration details

Should you require assistance, please contact the registration team:

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern


Client and Business Partner rates

Type Availability Price
Super Saver Rate Available through February 26th $1,795
Early Bird Rate Available through April 16th $2,095
Standard Rate Beginning April 17th $2,495
Business Partner PGI Voucher**
entitled BPs only
Available through May 28th $500
Business Partner Competency Voucher**
entitled BPs only
Available through May 28th $0
IBM employee rate Available through May 28th $2,095

**Paying by Business Partner Education Voucher
If you plan to use a PGI or Competency 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.

Rate terms and conditions:
Rate terms and conditions: Standard tuition rate for these events is $2,495. Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts. Early Bird Rates end 11:59PM 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

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
1900 Buena Vista Drive
Orlando, FL 32830
Phone: 407-827-2727

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace room

IBM negotiated room type and rates

Hotel room rate: $199 per night.

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.

Please use the link below to secure a room.

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace lobby

Event cancellation policy: To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registrations by end of day March 26th, 2017. For cancellations received after March 26th, registration fees will be fully refunded less a $200 administrative fee.

Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received after April 16th, 2017. 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.


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