What is MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.8?

MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.8 (MQTC), brought to you by Capitalware Inc., is an event that will educate attendees on current practices, methodologies, administration, problem determination, security best practices and technology trends for IBM MQ. MQTC will offer 71 technical sessions and 15 vendor sessions that are designed to enhance the skills of IT professionals who are using IBM MQ on AIX, HP-UX, IBM i (OS/400), Linux, Solaris, Windows and z/OS. Since we have 5 session rooms at MQTC, there will be 5 concurrent MQ sessions at any given time.

MQTC is the largest conference in the world solely dedicated to IBM MQ (aka WebSphere MQ & MQSeries).

What's on the Schedule?

MQTC strives to motivate attendees through amazing and incredible content related to IBM MQ.

How much does MQTC cost?

Early-bird Price: $449.00 until June 24th, 2018
Regular Price: $499.00 from June 25th to September 9th, 2018
Group Price (5+ people): $449.00 until August 24th, 2018
Late/Onsite Price: $549.00 after September 9th, 2018

Prices are "per attendee" and in US dollars.

Where is MQTC?

MQTC will be held at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, Ohio. Kalahari Resort has the biggest indoor water park and a world-class conference venue.

How do I get to MQTC?

You can find directions to the Kalahari Resorts on their site. If you need to fly into the region, Cleveland's airport is convenient. You can use Tom's Limo Service for a shuttle. Taxis are available from the Kalahari's main hotel lobby. Call Kalahari's Concierge at 419-433-7200, ext. 34089 for scheduling and pricing.

Where do I stay while at MQTC?

We recommend that attendees stay at Kalahari Resorts. For MQTC attendees, Kalahari has offered a room rate of $119.00* per night (30% discount plus daily resort fee of $11.95 is waived). Contact the Kalahari Resorts at 1-877-KALAHARI (1-877-525-2427) and be certain to request the "Capitalware's MQ Technical Conference" discount. We have outlined all of your hotel room options here.

Each Kalahari room comes with 4 water park passes**, so bring your family with you. Your family can go to the water park (and other features) and you can go to MQTC - it's a win-win!!

* Kalahari only guarantees room availability and price until August 24th, 2018. After this time, MQTC rooms are open to the general public for booking. Hence, do not delay in making your hotel reservation.

** Make sure when you book your hotel room that you state how many people will be staying in your room, as you only get the number of water park passes that are listed on your hotel reservation even though you are entitled to receive 4 free waterpark passes.

Note: Ask for a room in the Sands section of Kalahari, as it is close to the convention center.

Warning: The Desert room is a long walk to the convention center.

Anti-Harassment Policy

MQTC is dedicated to providing an outstanding conference experience for all our attendees, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, financial status, etc.

We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Please treat your fellow attendees with respect, regardless of the context you’re interacting with each other.

Harassment is not appropriate for any conference venue. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference, without a refund, at the discretion of the conference organizers.

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