IBM Systems Technical University

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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 for the most comprehensive technical training event on IBM Systems, products and solutions.

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.

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TechU Built for You


TechU Built for You

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TechU Built for You


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

Why attend

The agenda will include more than 700 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.

Deep dive into tech training

TechU Built for You

IBM Power Systems Highlights

TechU Built for You

IBM Storage Highlights

TechU Built for You

General Interest

Who should attend

This conference is designed for IBM Clients, IBM Business Partners and IBM employees who share a technical vision and curiosity. We recognize that innovation is more than just a job title and it thrives on constant change. Therefore, our sessions are meant for ALL roles, from developers and architects, to engineers and IT professionals.

Enroll today

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

Attendees should plan to arrive on Sunday, October 6, in the morning. Registration opens at 3:00 PM on Sunday. Sessions begin on Monday at 8:30 AM. All sessions will be presented in English and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference activities.

Registration details

Client, Business Partner, and IBMer rates

Type Availability Price
Standard Rate USD 2,495
IBM employee rate USD 2,495

Business Partners with:

PGI Voucher USD 500
Competency Voucher USD 0
PartnerWorld Voucher USD 1,245

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.

Event cancellation and substitution policy :

Please review the following terms and conditions carefully.

By registering for the event you accepted the terms and conditions as presented during registration. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of the event, you may cancel your registration without penalty prior to August 12, 2019, by contacting the Registration team.

For cancellations received August 12 through September 2, 2019 registration fees will be fully refunded less a USD 200 administrative fee. Registration fees will not be refunded for cancellations received after September 2, 2019. Substitutions are permitted at any time; replaced attendees will not be subject to registration fee cancellation penalties.

Hotel accommodation and event policies

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

The Venetian Resort
3355 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas room

IBM negotiated room type and rates
The Venetian Resort Guest Room Rate: USD 189.00

Register and book your room by September 16th

IBM has negotiated a special rate at The Venetian for conference attendees. Securing your room reservation within the IBM block entitles you to complimentary wireless access for the duration of your stay. This special rate and room availability cannot be guaranteed after Sept. 16th. Once you submit your event registration, a link will be presented which will take you to the hotel booking site.

Hotel Policies

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.

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

2019 Solution Center

Thank you to all of our sponsors:

Diamond sponsors:

Platinum sponsors:

Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions
Brocade, A Broadcom Company
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Gold sponsors:

Beta Systems
Galileo Performance Explorer
IBM Electronic Support
IBM Systems Media
Tech Data

Silver sponsors:

Sirius Computer Solutions
zCost Management

DTS Software
IBM Business Partner Connect
mindSHIFT Technologie
NewEra Software, Inc.
Optica Technologies, Inc.
Peak System Performance
IBM Redbooks
Rocket Software
Software Engineering of America
SVA Software
TL Ashford
Trident Services
Velocity Software
VirtualZ Computing
Visual Storage Intelligence

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

Sponsor at TechU

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
  • 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

See what we're planning at TechU Vegas 2019