IBM Systems Technical University

Early Bird Rate: EUR 1.869
(excl. local VAT)
Available through March 31

Join us!

Grow your skills with in-depth pure technical training at the IBM Systems Technical University in Berlin, Germany. 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

Earn a badge! z/OS, LinuxONE, DevOps, Pervasive Encryption

Send your early career IBM Z programmers and engineers to the new Rookies tracks. Each track offers a full week of sessions to enable your newer team members to get started and go deep on selected IBM Z topics with hands on training delivered by IBM Technical Training Instructors:

  • z/OS for Rookies - learn the history of the IBM mainframe, and the basics of z/OS, TSO, ISPF, JCL and more!
  • LinuxONE for Linux Experts - already familiar with Linux on x86 or other platforms? This track will teach you what you need to run Linux on IBM Z and LinuxONE servers, including z/VM basics and Dynamic Partition Manager (DPM)
  • DevOps for IBM Z and LinuxONE Rookies - bring application design, development, test and operations together. This track will cover programming languages, databases and operations to implement DevOps on IBM Z and LinuxONE environments.
  • Pervasive Encryption for Security Rookies - IBM Z and LinuxONE are the most secure platforms in the industry. This track will cover the complete end-to-end process to implement pervasive encryption on these platforms.

Architecting the Future
This track is designed to enable CTO’s, Chief Architects and Innovation Managers to explore solutions and technology choices to overcome infrastructure challenges like advanced architectures, modern data platforms and cognitive computing with IBM Z and Storage.

IMS Technical Symposium
Join us in Berlin to build your IMS expertise, renew your technical and professional relationships, and participate in the only full week educational opportunity for IMS.

Why attend?

The agenda will include more than 350 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:

  • IBM z14™
  • IBM z/OS Ver 2.3
  • IBM z/VM Ver 6.4
  • Linux on z Systems
  • LinuxONE
  • IBM z/VSE
  • IBM Storage
  • Performance, Monitoring and Capacity Planning
  • Professional Development
  • Security and Pervasive Encryption
  • System Networking
  • CICS, IMS, MQ, WebSphere, APIs and Blockchain
  • DB2, Spark and Machine Learning for z/OS
  • DevOps and Application Development
  • Hybrid cloud

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

Attendees should plan to arrive on Sunday May 19 in the afternoon or Monday May 20 in the morning. Registration opens at 16:00 on Sunday and at 8:00 on Monday. The opening session on Monday starts at 10:00. All sessions will be presented in English and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions.

Registration details:

Client, Business Partner and IBMer rates:

Type Availability Price
Early Bird Rate
(Clients and Business Partners)
Available through March 31 EUR 1.869
Standard Rate (Clients, Business Partners) Beginning April 1 EUR 2.199
Academic organizations Available through May 14 EUR 1.759
IBM employee rate Available through May 14 EUR 1.869

Rate terms and conditions:
All rates shown are excluding local VAT.

Standard tuition rate for this event is EUR 2.199. Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts.

Early Bird Rates end 11:59 PM on the date determined per event.

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

For further details contact the conference team.

Event cancellation & substitution policy:

To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registrations by end of day May 5, 2019.
For cancellations received after May 5, 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.

Hotel accommodation and event policies:

Vienna House Andels Berlin

Vienna House Andel’s Berlin
Landsberger Allee 106. 10369
Berlin, Germany

Please note that you are responsible for your own hotel booking and that your hotel reservation is not considered part of your registration to the conference.

Vienna House Andels Berlin room

The Conference Hotel for the 2019 IBM Systems Technical University, the Andel’s Vienna House Berlin, is nearly fully booked.

Should the Hotel confirm full, please book your hotel accommodation via your travel agency or other booking tools.

Berlin, Germany

Please use the link below to secure a room.

For any questions with regards to your hotel booking, please directly contact the Reservations Department of the Andel’s Vienna House.

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

Get certified!

IBM System z 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.

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

2019 Solution Center

Thank you to all of our sponsors:

Diamond sponsors:

IBM Storage

Gold sponsors:

Beta Systems DCI Software AG

Silver sponsor:

IBM AnalyticsAnalytics
Interskill Learning
Red Hat

Z Cost Management

Action Software GmbH
Enterprise Performance Strategies, Inc
Guide Share Europe

InSoft Infotel Software GmbH
Interchip AG
Model 9
Optica Technologies Inc.

Software Engineering of America, Inc
Trident Services
Velocity Software

IBM Client CareClient Care
IBM Client Center MontpellierClient Center Montpellier

IBM Systems Lab Services

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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