Curriculum programs
at Think

To make the most of your time at Think, get to know the curriculum before you go.

Explore the technologies that are redefining industries, learn from the experts, and get your biggest questions answered. From high-level strategy discussions to targeted technical training, our conference education will cover the breadth and depth of technology and business topics including cloud, AI, data and analytics, infrastructure, and many more.

More details on sessions and speakers are coming soon. Sign up for Think Early, and be the first to know more about our exciting lineup.

As machine learning and AI become core to cloud technologies, we enter a new era, and Think is the one place that can prepare you for what’s to come.


General Sessions and Keynotes

Experience innovative journeys to smarter business through visionary leaders including IBM’s Chairman, clients and Business Partners.

Innovation Talks

Discover how trailblazers, disruptors, and visionaries are radically changing the world.

Trends and Directions

Gain insight into evolving and emerging technologies as told through transformational client stories across industries.

Breakout Sessions

Explore topics that impact your business and industry and then dive deeper through panel discussions, Meet the Experts, demonstrations and shared interest meetings.


Conference topics


From A to Z Think 2019 offers the most breadth and depth of any technology conference.

Select a topic below and view a custom list of its related sessions.


Think Academy

Your access to training, certifications, and hands-on labs. Take $1,000s worth of lessons back to your organization.


Hands-on labs

Gain firsthand technical learning with expert instructors providing step-by-step lab instruction.

Code @ Think

Our developer zone - immerse yourself in a world of IBM products and solutions, and catch up on all the advances in technology you may have missed.

Certification exams

Choose from 250+ proctored certification and technical sales mastery exams. As a Think 2019 attendee, your first exam will be free, plus you'll receive a huge discount on any additional exams.

A year's worth of professional development in 4 days!

Start your education before the conference officially begins

Clients and Business Partners have the option to participate in one of our exclusive programs happening February 11 and 12, before the official start of Think. You'll receive a unique and focused experience in these limited-capacity exchanges, sessions and/or labs. Discover which program best supports your desired learning.


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Trends & Directions, Innovation Talks, Breakout Sessions, Labs, Certifications and more.

icon-expand-white Community Day

Cloud, data, and security enthusiasts will discuss the technology of today and ideas for tomorrow.

icon-expand-white InnerCircle

An invite-only program to share best practices and experiences to help shape the future of IBM solutions.

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An invite-only event for IBM strategic Business Partners.

icon-expand-white Business Exchange

An invite-only executive program to explore today's business challenges their solutions.

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Learn from industry experts and HR executives who have rewritten the rules and embraced technology.

icon-expand-white Exchange for Marketing, Commerce, and Supply Chain

Dedicated tracks for marketing, commerce, and supply chain professionals.