IBM Systems Technical University

All sessions will be in Portuguese

Rate: R$ 999 (excl. local VAT) Available through Entire Period.

Join us!

Grow your skills with in-depth pure technical training at the IBM Systems Technical University in Florianopolis, Brazil. 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 40 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. 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
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • POWER9
  • IBM AIX
  • IBM i
  • Linux on Power Systems
  • IBM Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure
  • Security and Encryption
  • System Networking
  • System Software
  • Analytics and Big Data
  • 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, IBM Storage and IBM Power Systems in a cloud, cognitive and big data world.

Attendees should plan to arrive on Tuesday 23 in the afternoon or Wednesday 24 in the morning. Registration opens at 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM on Tuesday and On Wednesday opens starting at 08:00 AM. The opening session on Wednesday starts at 10:00 AM. All sessions will be presented in Portuguese and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions.


Registration details


Client, Business Partner, and IBMers rates

Type Availability Price
Standard Rate (Clients, Business Partners) 1 Available Entire Period R$ 999
Business Partners with Education Voucher 1 Available Entire Period R$ 0
Clients with Education Voucher 2 Available Entire Period R$ 0
IBM Employee rate 1 Available Entire Period R$ 799

  1. Tuition only for all days event. Hotel not included
  2. Tuition + hotel double room included*

*Hotel is included for the nights of April 23 and 24, check-in from 15:00 PM on April 23 - Check Out until 11:00 AM on April 25.

This benefit can NOT be applied to GOE (Government Owned Entity).

If you plan to use Business Partners Education Vouchers (PGI or Specialty voucher) for this event you must register for the conference and provide your voucher number on the registration form.


Rate terms and conditions:

All rates shown are excluding local VAT.

All prices shown are in Brazilian Real (BRL) and excluding taxes. As a reference, Brazilian companies will be charged additional 14,25% of taxes.

Invoices will be issued after the event. In case you are not in Brazil, the IBM local office will be issued your invoice in your local currency.

Standard tuition rate for this event is R$ 999. Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts.

You will be charged the conference fees less any applicable discount.

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 your travel agency.

Hotel Costao do Santinho Resort

Hotel Costao do Santinho Resort
Estrada Vereador Onildo Lemos, 2505 - Praia do Santinho
Florianópolis - Santa Catarina

Hotel Costao do Santinho Resort room

IBM negotiated room type and rates:
Single: R$ 511 per night
Double Room: R$ 576 per night

Hotel Costao do Santinho Resort pool

Venue photos are owned by the designated property and are only representative of what you may see at the event.


*The above mentioned room rates are quoted in Brazilian Real (BRA), per room per night. 6.15% taxes should be included in additional of the Price.

Breakfast and Internet are included to the rates (all inclusive resort rate is not applicable)

Please note that we have negotiated a special rate to the hotel for conference attendees and hotel can be changed the prices based on availability.

We negotiated special rates for single, double and family room. The reservation can be made through the web page of Costao do Santinho using Credit Card. Check-in from 03:00 PM on April 23 - Check Out until 11:00 AM on April 25. Rates include breakfast and internet only.

Special Rate for the Weekend
To book your accommodation during the weekend after the event, we also negotiate a special rate, with VIP pension included.


Event cancellation & substitution policy:

To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registration by end of day March 23, 2019.

For cancellations received after March 23, 2019, 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.

Get certified!

Systems hardware and software certification exams will be offered at the special event rate of USD 100 per exam, up to a 50% discount over the testing center price. A complete listing of available IBM tests is available at the testing lab.

Certification tests are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and by appointment only. Tests are payable on site at the time of testing, using Visa, Master Card or American Express, which the test taker enters directly into the testing tool.

Some vouchers are accepted as payment for exams (for example, PGI/Specialty test vouchers, and IBM employee vouchers), but vouchers are not guaranteed to be accepted.

Potential test takers should prepare for their test(s) prior to the conference.


There you'll find test descriptions, including:

  • Certification job role names and descriptions to which the tests apply.
  • Test objectives measured on the tests.
  • Recommended educational resources.
  • Assessment and sample tests to help gauge your readiness for the actual exam.
  • Estimated time required to take the test.

Important notes on certification testing:

The same test may be taken by an individual only twice in a 30-day period. Both attempts may be taken at this event. For each test, test takers are required to sign a confidentiality agreement, show their conference badge and one government issued ID with a recent photo (for example: passport, national ID, or driver license).

All tests are closed-book containing multiple-choice questions. They are delivered in a proctored environment via a web-based tool.

Candidates should ensure they have a valid web account with Pearson Vue. While a testing ID is important, it is not needed to log in to take the exam. Candidates will need the user name and password for their Pearson Vue web account to log in to take their exam.

2016 Solution Center

Thank you to all of our sponsors:


Standard sponsors:

Ingram
Techda

Ecosystems Business Space:

Mainline
RedHat
Suse

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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