This event is for IBM Business Partners, IBM employees, Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators.
To register for the conference, you should follow the enrolment link available on this site.
IBM employees should also enroll using the online enrolment link but also need to enroll via Learning@IBM.
Should you have any problems enrolling online, please send a note to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon enrolment, you will receive a confirmation email that your enrolment is pending.
A final confirmation letter will be sent to you upon receipt of payment. If you do not receive this confirmation 1 week prior to the event, please send a note to email@example.com so we can verify your payment.
Substitutions and cancellations should be made using the registration application: in order to change your registration record, you will be able to log in to the application :
- Substitutions can be made at any time.
- Late cancellations (fourteen calendar days before the event) or no-shows will be charged the full tuition fee.
Conference Tuition and Discounts
The conference fee is 1.700$. This fee provides access to all keynote and elective sessions, workshops, panel discussions, conference proceedings, meals, refreshments and conference events mentioned in the conference agenda. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and meals not included in the conference agenda are not included in the conference fee and will be paid by each attendee at the time the expense is incurred.
Following discounts or vouchers are applicable for the IBM System x Technical University:
- Early bird: (until September 30 2013): 1.496$
- Alumni** 16% discount: (1.428 $)
- BP Voucher are excepted for that Symposium
*Discounts are not cumulative and are calculated on full tuition fee (1.700$).
** The Alumni discount is applicable to IBM Employees and Business Partners that attended the IBM System x Technical Symposium in 2012.
A Pre-Payment of 100% of the Tuition Fee is required prior to attending the Symposium. You will receive an invoice within 5 Business Days of your registration. Please ensure to proceed with the payment as soon as possible to ensure that your participation can be confirmed.
The conference welcome desk will be open on Tuesday, November 12th from 08:00 to 19:00 for registration. There you will receive your conference badge and welcome package. The other days, the Registration desk will be open 30 min prior to the first session and after the last session.
Start of the Conference Sessions
The conference sessions will start at 9:15 on Tuesday, November 12th with the keynote session. The conference will end at 17:30 on Thursday, November 14th.
The Solution Center will open as of Tuesday, November 12th at 13:00.
For information about hotels in the local area, please visit the "Hotel information" page.
Please note that you are responsible for your hotel booking and that your hotel reservation is not part of your registration to the conference.
Business casual is appropriate for all conference sessions, including evening activities.
From Tuesday through Thursday, lunch and coffee breaks are foreseen. Individual travel expenses, lodging, incidental expenses and additional meals are not included in the conference fee and will be paid by each attendee at the time the expense is incurred.
All conference sessions will be presented in English.
The currency in Dubai that is most accepted is the Dirham. Most places do not take US dollars or other currencies. You can exchange your money at any hotel or bank. Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted as well.
Substitutions and Cancellations
For any changes to your registration record, please log in to the registration application.
Substitutions can be made at any time.
Late cancellations (fourteen calendar days before the event) or no-shows will be charged the full tuition fee.
Hotel cancellations and substitutions must be made directly to the hotel or via the travel agency.