This event is for clients, IBM Business Partners, IBM employees, Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators.
To register for the conference, you should fill in the enrolment form 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. An electronic confirmation letter will be sent within 1 week of enrolment to confirm your registration. If you do not receive this confirmation within a week, please send a note to email@example.com.
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:
Conference Tuition and Discounts
The conference fee is 1.398 USD (exclusive of VAT). 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 Storage Technical Symposium:
* Discounts are not cumulative and are calculated on full tuition fee. All prices shown are excluding VAT.
The conference welcome desk will be open on Tuesday, May 21st 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 10:00 on Tuesday, May 21st with the keynote session. The conference will end at 16:15 on Thursday, May 23rd.
The Solution Center will open on Tuesday, Tuesday, May 21st at 13:00 and a welcome drink will be offered in the Solution Center at 17:30 on Tuesday evening.
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. Also included is a welcome drink on Tuesday evening.
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 Johannesburg is the South African Rand.
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.
Hotel cancellations and substitutions must be made directly to the hotel or via the travel agency.