# Monday, 22 August 2011

Announcing a unique opportunity coming to the Philadelphia metro area in early September 2011:
The Philadelphia Day of Agile Conference!
Building on the success of similar events over the past three years in the Midwest, Philadelphia Day of Agile is a single-day, three-track conference introducing the elements of Agile Software Development to newcomers as well as fostering stimulating conversation for those more advanced in the subject.
Conference Tracks
At this one day Conference on Saturday, September 10th, 2011 you will have the opportunity to attend sessions in any of three different tracks:

  • TRACK 1: focusing on those new to Agile
  • TRACK 2: targeting those with some agile experience who want to grow their skills
  • TRACK 3: for experienced agilists interested in exploring new horizons in their Agile adoption
  • There is a strong possibility for a fourth track that will focus on "hands-on" workshops for both beginner and advanced alike
PMI Professional Development Units Provided!

Are you keeping your PMI Certification current and looking to aquire Continuing Certification Requirements credits (http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Maintain-Your-Credential.aspx)?  This event offers six PDU's from PMI for attending!

Sessions and Speakers
This event features a great mix of national, regional, and local-area speakers with wide and deep Agile experiences to share!
Sessions include:

  • What is Agile and Why Should I Care? (Steve Bohlen)
  • The Testing Pyramid (Nancy Chacko)
  • Intro to Kanban (Jon Mills)
  • Selling Agile Into Your Organization (John Petersen)
  • Agile Teams - From Good To Great (David Bulkin)
  • Making Distributed Teams Work - Effectively, Even (Jim Holmes)
  • Help! There's a waterfall in my Sprint (Jim Schiel)
  • 5 Dysfunctions of Agile Teams (Bob Hartman)
  • Agile Project Owners - What Ails Them (Anupam Kundu)
  • Risk Adjusted Release Planning (Bob Hartman)
  • Introduction to Test Driven Development (James Bender)
  • Beyond Metrics (Andre Dhondt)
  • Enterprise Agility (Philip Japikse)
For a complete schedule for each track, see http://dayofagile.org/agenda
Registration Details

Attendance for this conference is $50 per person and covers the costs of the facility, breakfast, lunch, and beverages throughout the day.  Registration will remain open until all tickets are sold but seats are going fast so RSVP as soon as possible to guarantee yourself a seat at this exciting conference event!  Register now athttp://phillydayofagile.eventbrite.com
Register before midnight on August 28 and be entered to win a 5-User License for Telerik's TeamPulse ($1,295 value), or a Telerik Ultimate Collection License ($1,995 value)!
For the most current information, please see http://www.dayofagile.org orhttp://phillydayofagile.eventbrite.com.

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