IBM Systems Technical University

November 6 - 7 | Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco

Standard Rate: USD 300
(excl. local VAT)

All sessions will be in Portuguese

Join us

Each year thousands of IBM clients, business partners, IT professionals and IBM employees attend TechU events held around the world. TechU equips you with the knowledge and essential skills necessary to deliver the innovations of tomorrow. Learn to leverage disruptive technology trends like cloud and cognitive at the IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) in Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco.

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 11 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:

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, and IBM Storage in a cloud, cognitive and big data world.

Attendees should plan to arrive on Wednesday, November 6 in the morning. Registration opens at 09:00 AM on Wednesday. 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
Business Partners and Clients Entire Period USD 300
IBM employee rate Entire Period USD 250
Business Partners with PGI Voucher1 Entire Period USD 0
Business Partners with PGI Voucher2 Entire Period USD 0
Business Partners with Partnerworld voucher3 Entire Period USD 0

Business Partners:
1 When a partner from the same firm enroll 2 people using their PGI voucher, they will get one complimentary client* pass. This pass includes a single hotel room.

* Public sector clients are not eligible for hotel room.

2 Tuiton + hotel double room included

3 The discount is applicable to the tuition. The hotel is not included.

PowerCare to Cloud Rewards: Clients who hold an PowerCare Tuition Waiver are eligible to get 100% discount to tuition.

All prices shown are in Dollars (USD) 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.

Discounts are not cumulative.

Shuttle Service
The shuttle service from Summerville Resort to the Recife International Airport on November 7 at 5 PM  is included in your registration fee.

You can preorder your seat until November 1st informing in your registration form that you will request transportation.

Remember to make your choice before that date.

Due to traffic or any other delay, we recommend that flights are scheduled 3 hours after the time of departure of the transfer.

Hotel accommodation and event policies:

Praia de Muro Alto

Praia de Muro Alto
Ipojuca - PE

Event location
The Technical University will take place at the Summerville Beach Resort.

Please note that you are responsible for booking your hotel and that your hotel reservation is not part of your event registration.

Praia de Muro Alto

Room rates:
IBM negotiated room type and rates per room and per night:

Single: USD 150
Double: USD 175

All prices shown exclude taxes and includes breakfast and lunch.

Please note that we have negotiated a special rate at the hotel for conference attendees.

Praia de Muro Alto

Room reservation:
The available period is November 4th to 8th.

The promocode IBMTECHU19 has to be enter in the booking form.

2019 Solution Center

Thank you to all of our sponsors:

Standard sponsors:


Join us at the Solution Center:

  • 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 the Solution Centre 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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See what we're planning at TechU Porto de Galinhas 2019