2014
IBM Systems
Technical Symposium

Featuring PureSystems, System x, Power Systems
and IBM System Storage


21-23 July 2014 | Nairobi, Kenya


Why attend IBM Systems Technical Symposium


The IBM Systems Technical Symposium will explore the capabilities of IBM Systems & Storage in depth through many topical tracks.

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Agenda

The conference welcome desk will be open on Monday as of 8am. Upon arrival you will receive your conference badge and welcome package. The desk will remain open for the duration of the event.

The symposium sessions will start at 9:45am on Monday. The conference will end at 16:00 on Wednesday.


The conference agenda will include more than 50 knowledge-packed technical sessions and hands-on training delivered by top IBM developers and experts.

Download Topic list - June 12.

Download agenda at a glance.

Download agenda grid.

Download session abstracts.

A more detailed agenda including tracks and topics will be available a couple of weeks prior to the conference so please check back regularly.

Keynote and featured speakers

Keynote Speakers

Torsten Kahrmann

Amit Dave
IBM Distinguished Engineer
STG Technical Sales Executive - Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Member IBM Academy of Technology

Amit is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and part of our Middle East, Turkey and Africa Technical Sales team based out of our Nairobi offices with particular focus on Africa. Amit's primary role is to act as consultant to clients and IBM business partners in the region. He works closely with clients to help them achieve IT transformation activities, including assisting them with in the areas of progressing their strategies to exploit technology advances in the areas of virtualization, cloud computing, analytics and mobile. Prior to joining the MEA team, Amit was the CTO for IBM's Systems & Technology Group (STG) Systems Software where he was responsible for evaluating and prioritizing software strategies and business development for STG's operating systems, virtualization, systems management, business continuity and storage software product portfolio.


Nicolas Sekkaki

John Mutungi
STG Sales leader, East Africa
IBM


Louise Hemond-Wilson

Jane Kinuthia- Mwangi
Business Partner Organisation Manager for East Africa, Manager East Africa
IBM

Certification Information

Come to the Certification Testing Room for your testing session.

Day Time
Monday: 17:00 - 19:00
Tuesday: 13:30 - 18:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 12:30 and 14:30 - 18:00

The first 50 certification tests are offered complimentary to IBM Business Partners and Clients as part of the event registration (tests are granted on a first-come-first-serve base).

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Early bird price: KES111.999 (excl. VAT)*

* Ends June 15, 2014

Full price: KES127.200 (excl. VAT)


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