IBM Cloud Technical University 2016

Formerly IBM WebSphere Technical University

Delivers in-depth technical content geared to architects, developers, integrators, and administrators, offering lectures and hands-on labs to expand your knowledge and expertise on the latest technologies and industry trends, tips, and techniques.

Explore innovative capabilities and take a deep dive into growth-fueling technologies including WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere connectivity, such as IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus, CICS, WebSphere on IBM Z system, DataPower and API Connect, Cloud computing, Mobile, BPM and Operational Decision Management, DevOps & Continuous Engineering and much more.

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2 Conferences

A registration to one conference provides full access to two conferences: IBM Digital Experience & IBM Commerce Learning Academy 2016 and IBM Cloud Technical University 2016.

For the fifth time, the IBM Digital Experience & IBM Commerce Learning Academy 2016 and the IBM Cloud Technical University 2016 will be held together to reflect the integration of new topics such as Cloud, Rational and Tivoli and much more.

5 reasons to attend

Executive Center

The IBM Technical Academy 2016 conference offers you a unique opportunity to meet with a select number of IBM executives, as well as, senior business and technical leaders throughout the week.

To request an IBM executive one-on-one meeting, please fill in the form available on this link ( if you do not have any IBM ID yet, you can request one by clicking on Create an IBMid. This form will be used to prepare the executive with whom you will be meeting and to provide the conference team the information required to make your meeting as successful as possible. Due to limited availability of certain executives, not all requests can be fulfilled, and we may need to contact you in order to make other arrangements.

Please click here for the full executive list

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In order to request a meeting, clients and/or Business Partners must be registered attendees at IBM Technical Academy 2016.

Networking event

Oct 26th:
Gala Dinner at Palacio del Negralejo

The Palacio Del Negralejo is a 18th century palace, built on the Vega de Henares for the summer leisure of Madrid’s nobility. The property includes scenic gardens and courtyards. These outdoor spaces allow guests to precede their indoor celebrations with cocktails in the gardens.

Of course, the Palacio del Negralejo is more than just a beautiful space. The chefs specialize in Vasco-Castellana cuisine, and lovingly craft each meal, giving guests a truly memorable dining experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to our gala dinner at this delightful spot.

Oct 27th:
Tapas Tour

Join us for an exciting tour through the tapas offerings of Madrid.

Our local guide will take us to three wonderful and distinct tapas bars, each well-loved by locals. In addition, our tour will take us through the old city, allowing us to take in the sights of this historic location, and bringing alive the Spanish capital’s culture and history.

Certify your skills. Accelerate your career. Get certified!

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IBM Cloud and IBM Commerce and Digital Experience tests are available at this event at the following price points:
• 1 free test attempt applies to all attendees.
• $100 per test attempt for any additional IBM Cloud and IBM Commerce and Digital Experience certification test. This is a 50% discount.

The free test attempts apply only to the following selected Software areas:
• IBM Cloud
• IBM Commerce and Digital Experience
• Select IBM Commerce Mastery test

The certification tests are delivered daily in the Certification Test Center – Bonn

The IBM Certification Program will assist in laying the groundwork for your personal journey to become a world-class resource to your customers, colleagues, and company, by providing you with the appropriate skills and accreditation needed to succeed.

General information on IBM Product Certification Program is available at

To find or prepare for a product certification test, go to or IBM Commerce/Digital Experience Certification and use the  search engine to find the desired product test or certification.

IBM product certification testing will be available during the event on a first-come, first-served walk-in method.

This event will be held at the Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center, Spain.

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