Fast track your insights

Whether you’re a business user, a technical expert, a data scientist, a new customer, a seasoned pro, or still deciding which analytics path to take, there’s a place for you at IBM Analytics University 2017. Featuring over 75 sessions, workshops, and hands-on labs, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills and see how the entire IBM Analytics suite can work for, with, and in your business.


General information

Registration provides access to all keynote and elective sessions, hands-on labs, meals, refreshments and events mentioned in the convention agenda. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and additional meals are not included in the conference fee and will be paid by each attendee at the time the expense is incurred.


October 10-13, 2017

Berlin, Germany

Early bird rate: 1843€
Standard rate: 2095€

New Orleans

October 17-19, 2017

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
New Orleans, LA

Early bird rate: $1404
Standard rate: $1595

6 reasons to attend

1. Build confidence and skill

Learn about the latest technologies, trends, tips and techniques—direct from IBM. Join in a variety of electives and upgrade your skills in whatever area you choose.

2. Get hands-on

With over 75 different sessions, workshops, and labs, there will be a wide opportunity to learn about IBM Analytics technologies.

3. Interact with live demos

Test the latest technology in a lab setting, see cutting-edge demos, and talk to the people who helped build these solutions.

4. Network, network, network!

Exchange ideas with colleagues and peers, thought leaders, technology gurus, executives and experts from IBM to explore how you can get even more return on your existing IBM investments.

5. Show off in the “Dashboard Dash”

The on-site “Dashboard Dash” is a contest that will give you a chance to develop new use cases for IBM Analytics capabilities. Think there’s a great idea that just hasn’t gotten traction yet? Come show us.

6. Early-bird pricing

Save 12% when you book before July 31st.

IBM Analytics University tracks - different routes to different insights

A place for everyone doesn’t mean one-size-fits-all. Recommended curriculums will be available by role and experience level across four areas of study. Each track will emphasize different aspects of the IBM Analytics suite, including IBM Cognos Analytics, IBM Watson Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics, and IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics (including IBM Data Science Experience).

Analytics for all:

Modern BI for the analytics-driven organization
You want analytics to work at all levels of your organization, quickly, and with any kind of data. Join in overview sessions, detailed sessions, hands-on product workshops and design thinking sessions to see how IBM Analytics products work today, and help shape their future.

Architecture and technology:

Modernize your foundation
You think “analytics for all” sounds great, but you’re wondering how the system scales, how you can manage users, and how the data is kept safe. Join technical deep dives, workshops, and talks to IBM experts to see how to engage users on an enterprise foundation with flexible deployment options: on-premises, private cloud, or hybrid cloud environments.

Insight to action:

Make data science core to your business
You’ve had enough of post-hoc analysis—you’re ready to start using data to predict future outcomes. Join workshops and business sessions with other data scientists or citizen data scientists to learn how predictive components in the IBM Analytics portfolio can give virtually anyone a view into the future.

Manage performance:

Drive business strategy and outcomes
You want to bring a data-driven approach to strategic, financial and operational planning in order to establish smarter goals and see if you’re achieving them. Join overview and detailed portfolio sessions, best-practice workshops and product-specific presentations to see how IBM Analytics can help.

Solution center

  • See leading-edge demos from both IBM and their Partner’s and discuss the latest solutions face-to-face.
  • Connect with our business partners to hear how you can get even more return on your existing IBM investments.
  • Network with industry colleagues and build relationships with important decision-makers.

Interested in getting a customized sponsorship package?

Contact Dawn Ray, LearnQuest Enterprise Account Executive, via phone: +1 828-330-4800 or send an email to:

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