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How to Get the Most Out of SAP TechEd

In this blog you will find some suggestions about how to get the most out the SAP TechEd in 2020 virtual event.

For insights and session recommendations from the experts, see

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Latest update: December 11, 2020 |


Event Site

You can watch the replays from the SAP TechEd Event site.

Small print: sessions are available on demand but not workshops or the expert Q&A's.


Playback is also available from the SAP TechEd YouTube channel.


SAP TechEd News Guide

All the announcements in one place

Event Site

For the official event site, go to

SAP News Center

For corporate news coverage, visit


The official hashtag for the event is #SAPTechEd.

For live streaming

About SAP TechEd


  • Who: you

  • What: SAP TechEd in 2020, SAP's annual technology education event.

  • When: December 8–10, 2020

  • Where: online

  • Why: Get insights on SAP technology, development, and future trends

  • How (much): no charge; just sign up here

Sign-up is required. If you want to participate in the hands-on labs it is first-come, first serve with limited capacity with a two workshop limit per attendee.

Apart from access to the sessions (presentations) and workshops, signing up also provides free access to SAP Learning Hub, Event Edition for SAP TechEd including a >50% discounted rate on SAP Global Certification (see below).

Cheat Sheet

New to the event? You are welcome!

In case you feel a little overwhelmed by all the SAPanese, jargon, and lingo, here is a cheat sheet to sort it out.

24th Edition

The SAP Technical Developers Conference was first held in 1996 in Orlando, Florida during SAPPHIRE. This evolved into an annual event with conferences in Europe, the US, and Asia. The last decade it has been hosted from three location, mostly Las Vegas, Barcelona, and Bangalore, for 3-4 days.

For the nostalgics, see

Sign Up / Log In

Learn how to sign up, build your schedule and get the most out of more than 500 sessions available.

Before you can sign-up for the event, you need an SAP ID service account, also free, and if you have interacted with SAP in any way in the past you probably already have one (e.g. your SAP Community account) but if not, here is how.

Tracks and Sessions

This year, the tracks nicely map to the latest Business Technology Platform update which, as you may recall, is an integrated offering comprised of four technology portfolios:

  • Database and data management

  • Application development and integration

  • Analytics

  • Intelligent technologies

The 4 BTP tracks have been complemented, like last year, with tracks about the Intelligent Suite and digital transformation. New are the Customer Experience and Partner Community tracks.

Session Catalog

For an overview of the tracks and sub-tracks with session recommendations see

Learning Journeys

Those familiar with SAP training will have completed Learning Journeys before. For those new, here is a briefing: What are Learning Journeys?


There is a Learning Journey for each of the tracks

Business Technology Platform

In addition, two Learning Journeys help you to familiarise yourself with BTP.


For those brave enough to attempt a certification, four additional Learning Journeys have been made available.

Hands-On Workshops

During the Event

120-minute hands-on experience led by SAP product managers and developer in a small group virtual settings.

For the exercises, select the workshop from the catalog

The code samples of a number of workshops is made available on GitHub

SAP Learning Hub, event edition for SAP TechEd

SAP TechEd Learning Room

Attendees have free access to the SAP Learning Hub, event edition for SAP TechEd.

The learning room is available until Mar 31, 2021.

For more information, see

Certification Discount

The subscription includes a >50% discounted rate on SAP Global Certification. The offer is limited and available on a first come, first serve bases. Offering valid from Dec 1st to Dec 31st, 2020.

Should you experience any issues with the offer, best to post your questions to the learning room directly for best service.

Main Stage and Show Floor

Event Site

The keynotes, strategy talks, Q&A sessions, and other show floor content comes from the studio this year.

SAP Community Blogs 

Follow the Tag

For the SAP Community blog posts on the topic, use the SAP TechEd tag. You can follow the tag to get notified.

SAP TechEd Replays


Replays are available on the event site and YouTube.


For the two previous editions, openSAP made a recap course available after the event with about 20 sessions. You can still watch the highlights on openSAP.

No information yet about a 2020 edition.


Event Discount

SAP PRESS is offering a special conference discount: 15% on any active books and E-Bites when you use the code TECHED20 at checkout. The offer begins on December 8 and ends on December 10 at 11:59 PM PDT.

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Over the years, for the SAP HANA Academy, SAP’s Partner Innovation Lab, and à titre personnel, I have written a little over 300 posts here for the SAP Community. Some articles only reached a few readers. Others attracted quite a few more.

For your reading pleasure and convenience, here is a curated list of posts which somehow managed to pass the 10k-view mile stone and, as sign of current interest, still tickle the counters each month.