IBM TechU virtual edition - Training - Global


2021 virtual edition


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The premier virtual training event for deep technical content on IBM IT Infrastructure products and solutions

How does it work?

Virtual Experience

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Virtual Experience

Technical classroom and content experience that comes to you. Interaction with IBM IT Infrastructure experts to hear the most relevant topics.

Gain Competitive Advantage

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Gain Competitive Advantage

IBM TechU provides you and your team the opportunity to improve your knowledge in Hybrid Cloud and AI solutions to drive the modernization of your infrastructure as well as increase your performance, productivity and innovation.


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Meet and exchange with subject matters experts
  • Q&A During Sessions
  • Meet the Experts Sessions
  • Schedule 1:1
  • Participate in a Networking Lounge chat
  • Live, interactive labs
  • Digital Expo
  • Get digital badges

Key Topics

IBM Cloud Pak for Data workflow, including collecting and preparing data, building and deploying AI models and optimizing decisions

Key Topics

  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Data and AI
  • Systems Management and Performance
  • Security and Cyber Resiliency
  • Systems Automation and DevOps

IBM TechU 2021 content access

IBM TechU 2021 virtual edition

The IBM TechU Experts

Lectures are provided by IBM, IBM clients and IBM Business Partners on advanced technical topics across IBM Power, IBM AIX, IBM i, IBM Storage, IBM Z®, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and IBM LinuxONE.

Featured sessions

General Session

IT infrastructure and the journey to transformation
Jamie Thomas , General Manager, Strategy & Development
Stacy Joines , IBM Fellow, Customer Hybrid Cloud Transformations, WW GTM
Rachel Reinitz, IBM Fellow, Vice President, Founder & CTO IBM Garage

To compete and win, organizations must leverage IT to unlock value from their data. That means rethinking infrastructure to enable innovation, support hybrid cloud deployments, and protect against cyber attacks and privacy breach. Join Jamie Thomas, General Manager, IBM Systems Strategy and Development, as she shares IBM’s vision and strategy for modern IT infrastructure. She will highlight some of IBM’s latest innovations to accelerate application modernization supporting hybrid cloud, improve security and achieve the lowest latency in AI. Rachel Reinitz and Stacy Joines will share stories from the trenches on client transformation initiatives, and the role of collaboration with IBM Garage.

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Frequently asked questions

General Questions

What is IBM TechU?

IBM® TechU provides deep technical training on IBM IT infrastructure, products and solutions for clients and business partners. TechU events enable attendees to engage directly with IBM’s world- class expertise, game-changing technology and each other. Come join us!

Who should attend IBM TechU?

This virtual 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.

Where should I address any additional questions regarding IBM TechU?

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Does TechU have a "Code of Conduct”?

When is IBM TechU taking place?

The live virtual event will take place from 25 – 28 October 2021 from 8:30am-12:30am ET.

How do attendees register and what is the cost?

Visit the registration landing page for the event and under Fees you will see the pricing information for the event. Click on the “register now” link anytime to be taken to the registration form. Pricing varies by event.

What is included with full tuition?

Meet and exchange with subject matters experts during this 4-day all virtual event. Participate in Q&A during sessions, meet the experts sessions, schedule 1:1 meetings, participate in live chats. attend interactive labs, visit the Expo Digital and earn digital badges.

On Demand access to replays and presentations will continue for registered attendees until January 31st, 2022.

Do I have to register for sessions I want to attend?

You do not need to register for the sessions on the agenda unless specified otherwise during the registration process. You may be asked to indicate your interest in some learning paths during the registration process. Additional education elements are included with some of the learning paths.

Please note that Labs will have a limited capacity and will be managed accordingly (more information to come soon).

Can I download IBM TechU presentations?

Yes. Presentations are available to registered attendees. Presentations are available to download on the event site, within each session. If there is not a presentation posted, the speaker has not made one available.

Where can I see the Agenda for an upcoming TechU event?

Visit the registration landing page for the event and under Agenda you will see the week-at-a-glance agenda for the event. From there you can download a PDF copy.

Can I transfer my registration if I can no longer attend?

Substitutions are not permitted for on demand access. All fees are non-refundable.

Any discounts for groups of attendees?

Pricing discounts vary by event. Please refer to the event’s website or contact your IBM sales rep. for additional information.

What virtual platform will be used and how do I get access?

An improved digital format and experience for your training and continuous learning will be provided. An email will be sent to all registered attendees approximately 10 days prior to the event start date with instructions for signing on and accessing the event.

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

IBM TechU offers sessions for IBM IT Infrastructure, including IBM Z®, IBM LinuxONE, IBM Power and IBM Storage. These cover a variety of functional areas, such as Data and AI, Security, Cyber Resiliency and Systems Management and Performance and much more.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

There will be no refunds allowed for any cancellation after your registration is confirmed.

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