IBM Systems Technical University

1 - 3 October 2019 | Bogota, Colombia

Rate: USD 999 + TAX

All Sessions will be in Spanish

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 Bogotá.

Get the opportunity to

Sharpen your expertise with 90s 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 peersvia networking sessions and discussions on real-world IT challenges and successes

Get certified!

Certification tests will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tests will be 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.

Some vouchers may be accepted as payment for exams (for example, PGI/Specialty test vouchers, and IBM employee vouchers), but vouchers are not guaranteed to be accepted.

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

Why attend

The agenda will include more than 90 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, IBM Z and IBM Storage in a cloud, cognitive and big data world.

Attendees should plan to arrive on Monday September 30th, or the other days in the morning. Registration opens at 05:00 PM on Monday and 08:00 AM to the other event days. All sessions will be presented in Spanish and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions and big data world.

Registration details

Client, Business Partner, and IBMer rates

The registration fee covers admission to all sessions. It also covers coffee breaks, lunches and networking activities mentioned in the event agenda. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and additional meals are not included and are the attendee's responsibility.

Type Availability Price
Standard Rate (Clients, Business Partners) Available through the entire period USD 999 + TAX
IBM employee Rate Available through the entire period USD 799 + TAX
Business Partner with Education Voucher1 Available through September 6th USD 0
Clients with ivoucher2 Available through the entire period USD 0
Clients with PowertoCloud3 Available through the entire period USD 0

Note: All prices shown are in USD and excluding taxes.

Invoices will be issued after the event. In case you are not in Colombia, the IBM local office will be issued your invoice in your local currency.

Discounts are not cumulative

Business Partner with Education Voucher1
Using a PGI or Competency voucher for registration, the hotel (double room) is included with registrations through September 6th 2019. After this date, the registration only covers 80% of the tuition (So you must pay USD 200 + taxes) and the hotel is not included.

Note: If you are from a Government Company, accommodation may not be included.

Special Promotion for Business Partners with Education Voucher
If you enroll 4 participants using Education Voucher from the same company you can invite: 1 Customer* with tuition and simple room included or 2 Customers* with only tuiton included.

* Public sector clients requires CTEBA, the hotel room is not included for this type of clients.

Note: Paying by Business Partner Education Voucher

If you plan to use a PGI or Competency Voucher for this event you must register for the conference and provide your voucher number in the voucher number field on the registration form. You will be notified within 48 hours if your voucher is not validated.


Clients* with ivoucher2: This offer includes tuiton and hotel single room

* Public sector clients require CTEBA, the hotel room is not included for this type of clients.

Note: If you are from a Government Company, the Power to Cloud promotion CANNOT be used.

Hotel accommodation and event policies

Event location
The Technical University will take place at the Hilton Bogotá Corferias Hotel. Please note that you are responsible for booking your hotel and that your hotel reservation is not part of your event registration.


Hilton Bogotá Corferias
Carrera 37 # 24-29
Bogotá, Colombia
Tel: +57 1 4434400

Hilton Bogotá Corferias room

IBM negotiated room type and rates per room and per night

Rate for single standard room: USD 149
Rate for double standard room: USD 159

All prices shown exclude taxes

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

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

2019 Solution Center

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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

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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
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  • 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

IBM TechU 2018 Bogotá