Learn how collaborative technologies can make work easier. Gain insights in over 200 sessions, labs and countless networking opportunities. Hear from industry-leading companies like Southwest Airlines, Wells Fargo, AT&T, Telefônica and Sierra Nevada.
See the future unfold in our main stage presentations. Experience the latest innovations, trends, success stories and hear from TEDTalk star Sheena Iyengar and Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre.
It’s easy to talk about innovation. It’s another thing to touch it, talk to it and realize it. Visit the EXPO to see and learn how it’s done. Experience solutions from Box and Cisco. Demo IBM Connections, Notes, Domino and IBM Watson Workspace. And test your wits in the Watson Work Escape Room.
Explore our new Innovation Lab, featuring over 10 of the latest IBM Research projects. Visit the IBM Design Studio to get up to speed on the latest product design solutions. Stop by the Developers Lab Area for a demo and a chat.
Connect offers a unique educational experience tailored to your needs, regardless of track, topic or role. From business content to deep-dive technical sessions, the curriculum is designed to help you quickly and easily reimagine everyday work.
There are three primary tracks to help guide you along your journey: Strategy and Business; Emerging Technologies; Development, Design and Tools.
Take advantage of more than 200 sessions on topics specific to your business challenge.
Maximize the success of your professional journey by learning the new skills required to reshape your business.
What to expect
Connect 2017 will offer a wide variety of session types for you to experience. Most session types will range between 20 – 45 minutes, featuring a presentation followed by a short question-and-answer segment. View a breakdown of what you can expect from each.