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Sunday, August 2
 

15:15

First Time Attendee Orientation Potomac 1/2/3

18:15

 
Monday, August 3
 

08:15

09:00

10:45

Thank God it's Open Friday (Corinna Baldauf) Potomac 4Corinna Baldauf Introduction to Agile: The Genesis (James Newkirk) Chesapeake 4/5/6James Newkirk Tribal Leadership for Agile Teams (Steffan Surdek) National Harbor 4/5Steffan Surdek Improvisssssing With Agile (Paul Goddard) Potomac 5/6PopularPaul Goddard The Secret Sauce of Agile - A Culture of Great Meetings (Laura Burke, Jean Tabaka) National Harbor 10/11POPULARLaura Burke • Jean Tabaka Old Code, New Tricks (Scott Ford) National Harbor 8POPULARScott Ford Team practices applied to how we deploy, not just what (Abigail Bangser) National Harbor 12Abigail Bangser The Magic Carpet Ride: A Business Perspective on DevOps (Em Campbell-Pretty) National Harbor 6/7Em Campbell-Pretty Navigating the Complexity of Organizational Change (Jason Little, Declan Whelan) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARJason Little • Declan Whelan Government Product Owner: What to expect when they’re expecting (Salah Elleithy, Darren Hoevel) Chesapeake 1/2/3Salah Elleithy • Darren Hoevel Three Keys to Self-Direction and Leadership (Christopher Avery) Potomac CChristopher Avery Learning 3.0 - Relearning to Learn (Manoel Pimentel Medeiros, Caio Silva) National Harbor 3Manoel Pimentel Medeiros • Caio Silva A (Story Map) is worth a thousand words (Elliot Susel) National Harbor 13POPULARElliot Susel Scaling Agile Projects to Programs: Networks of Autonomy, Collaboration and Exploration (Johanna Rothman) Potomac DJohanna Rothman Stalwarts: Ron Jeffries and Chet Hendrickson (Ron Jeffries, Chet Hendrickson) National Harbor 2Chet Hendrickson • Ron Jeffries Learn like a Scientist: Designing Experiments Using Lean UX (Will Evans) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARWill Evans Customer Vision for better Feedback and more Product Success! (Mario Moreira) Chesapeake 7/8/9PopularMario Moreira

11:30

14:00

Going All In: Lessons Learned in Agile IT at Harvard Business Publishing (Elizabeth Ross) Potomac 4POPULARElizabeth Ross Introduction to Agile: An Agile Talk on Agility (Mitch Lacey, Peter Provost) Chesapeake 4/5/6Mitch Lacey • Peter Provost Mentoring vs Coaching: Show Me the Difference (Lyssa Adkins) Potomac CPOPULARLyssa Adkins Strategy Mapping: Clear path to a successful Agile strategy (Dave Neuman) Potomac 5/6POPULARDave Neuman Beyond Error Handling - Using Design To Prevent Errors (Michael Feathers) National Harbor 10/11Michael Feathers Don’t refactor. Rebuild. Kinda. (Wouter Lagerweij) National Harbor 8POPULARWouter Lagerweij Facilitating Operational Retrospectives: 'postmortems' minus the blame (J. Paul Reed) National Harbor 13PopularJ. Paul Reed Scaling Agile: Patterns and Anti-patterns (Monica Yap, David Grabel) National Harbor 3POPULARDavid Grabel • Monica Yap A Leaner PMO in the Federal Government (Fadi Stephan) National Harbor 6/7Fadi Stephan Leading in a complex world (Hendrik Esser) National Harbor 12POPULARHendrik Esser Games Gone Wild (William Krebs) Potomac DWilliam Krebs Lightning Talks: People (Crowd Sourced Voting) (Lightning Talks) Chesapeake 10/11/12Lightning Talks How long will it take? Probabilistic forecasting for math mortals (Larry Maccherone) National Harbor 4/5Larry Maccherone Stalwarts: Linda Rising (Linda Rising) National Harbor 2Linda Rising The Product Owner's Guide to Writing Acceptance Tests (Paul Carvalho) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARPaul Carvalho Consensus That 'Sticks' (Jeremy Kriegel) Chesapeake 1/2/3Jeremy Kriegel The Customer CAN always be Right
 - Business Agility through Customer Collaboration (Aakash Srinivasan) Potomac 1/2/3Aakash Srinivasan

14:45

15:45

Liven Up Agile Learning with Code Jams (Sondra Ashmore, Jodi Jones) Potomac 4Sondra Ashmore • Jodi Jones Synthesizing Continuous Deployment Practices Used in Software Development (Akond Rahman) National Harbor 8POPULARAkond Rahman Introduction to Agile Development Practice Basics for Everyone (not just Developers) (Tim Ottinger) Chesapeake 4/5/6Tim Ottinger Diagnosing and Changing Stuck Patterns in Teams (Marsha Acker) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARMarsha Acker Drive: How we used Daniel Pink’s work to create a happier, more motivated workplace (David Mole) National Harbor 13POPULARDavid Mole Abuser Stories: Reduce Software Vulnerabilities by Thinking Like a Criminal (Judy Neher) National Harbor 3Judy Neher Launching MSN on Azure a Story of the 76 point checklist (Eric Passmore) National Harbor 12Eric Passmore Did We Buy or Just Lease the Agile Car? (Matt Anderson) National Harbor 6/7Matt Anderson Agency and Department Adoption of Agile: Lessons Learned and Recommendations (Joshua Seckel, Jerry Frese) Chesapeake 1/2/3Jerry Frese • Joshua Seckel Six Rules for Change (Esther Derby) Potomac CPopularEsther Derby The Experimentation Mindset (Doc Norton) National Harbor 4/5Doc Norton Games for Learning about Conflict Resolution (Ellen Grove) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULAREllen Grove Metrics: A prison or a road to freedom? (Natalie Warnert, Brandon Carlson) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARBrandon Carlson • Natalie Warnert Product Owner Team: Leading Agile Program Management (Dean Stevens) Potomac DDean Stevens Your User Stories Are Too Big! (Chris Sims) National Harbor 10/11PopularChris Sims Stalwarts: Jeff Sutherland (Jeff Sutherland) National Harbor 2PopularJeff Sutherland Do the tester role survive in a test infected team? (Juan Gabardini) Potomac 5/6Juan Gabardini

16:30

 
Tuesday, August 4
 

09:00

Strategies for adopting Test Driven Development in operations (Ranjib Dey) Potomac 4POPULARRanjib Dey Understanding Digital Cardwall Usage (Judith Brown) National Harbor 8Judith Brown Introduction to Agile Testing: Everyone Owns Quality (Lisa Crispin, Janet Gregory) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARLisa Crispin • Janet Gregory Create Influence, On Demand (Bernie Maloney) National Harbor 3POPULARBernie Maloney Being Agile: Having the Mind-set that Delivers (Gil Broza) National Harbor 10/11Gil Broza It's more than feature toggles: Enabling Applications for Continuous Delivery (Daniel Piessens) National Harbor 13POPULARDaniel Piessens Reflections on an 18-Month Federal DevOps Transformation (Dan Craig) Potomac 5/6PopularDan Craig Not Doing SAFe? No problem. Not doing these? Big Problem (Al Shalloway) Potomac DPopularAl Shalloway Challenges for Agile in Government - “Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast” (Bob Payne, Beth Miller) Potomac CBeth Miller • Bob Payne Agile Productivity (Bill Wake, Tim Ottinger) National Harbor 4/5Tim Ottinger • Bill Wake How Managers can Nurture Teams to Thrive (Selena Delesie) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARSelena Delesie Agile Passionfruits: Growing Agile Champion capability through a Learning Culture (Renee Troughton) Chesapeake 1/2/3Renee Troughton Visioning – the Practical Art and Artful Practice of Conceiving Complex Products (Alan Goerner) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARAlan Goerner Stalwarts: Jeff Patton (Jeff Patton) National Harbor 2PopularJeff Patton Automated Testing of Mobile Apps (Karl Krukow) National Harbor 6/7Karl Krukow Agile UX Design and Innovation with the 10:3:1 Process (Andrew Bragdon, Peter Provost) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARAndrew Bragdon • Peter Provost

09:45

10:45

User group dying? Time to build a state-wide learning network! (Mark Kilby, Stephanie Davis) Potomac 4Stephanie Davis @iamagile • Mark Kilby Introduction to Agile with Distributed Teams: Working with Remote Team Members (Jutta Eckstein) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARJutta Eckstein Conflict: To Know It Is To Love It (Doc List) Potomac DDoc List Eat Risks for Breakfast! (Mike Griffiths) National Harbor 10/11 Agile and Beyond: How Far Can You Go in Embedded Software Development? (Andreas Dharmawan) National Harbor 8Andreas Dharmawan Data Done Right: Applying Agile and XP Concepts To Enterprise Data Integration (Joseph Frazier, Randy Loushin) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARJoseph Frazier • Randy Loushin Three Things You MUST Know to Transform Any Sized Organization into an Agile Enterprise (Mike Cottmeyer) Potomac CPOPULARMike Cottmeyer Agile White House: How the TechFAR & Digital Services Playbook are Transforming Government (Aaron Pava) National Harbor 13Aaron Pava A Systems Approach to Modern Leadership (Matt Barcomb) National Harbor 3POPULARMatt Barcomb Blow the 'Self-Sealing Logic' Bubble (Oana Juncu) Potomac 1/2/3Oana Juncu Lightning Talks: Process At Scale (Crowd Sourced Voting) (Lightning Talks) Chesapeake 10/11/12Lightning Talks Living the Trade-offs: Interactive Agile Roadmap Building (Todd Olson) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARTodd Olson Why Winning the Lottery is More Predictable than Your Agile Project (Daniel Vacanti, Bennet Vallet) National Harbor 6/7PopularDaniel Vacanti • Bennet Vallet Stalwarts: Ahmed Sidky (Ahmed Sidky) National Harbor 2Ahmed Sidky Explore with Intent - Exploratory Testing Self-Management (Maaret Pyhajarvi) National Harbor 12Maaret Puhajarvi The UX Connection: Driving Innovation on an Agile Project (Hugh Beyer) Potomac 5/6PopularHugh Beyer Our business pipeline is broken (Salah Elleithy, George Dinwiddie) National Harbor 4/5George Dinwiddie • Salah Elleithy

11:30

14:00

The Agile Architect: Our Experience in Discovering A Successful Pattern (Chris Edwards, Sean Dunn) Potomac 4POPULARSean Dunn • Chris Edwards Introduction to Agile Requirements: User Stories, Backlogs, & Beyond (Ellen Gottesdiener) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULAREllen Gottesdiener Rewire Your Brain: Practices to Use Brain Plasticity to Become a Better Coach (Sarah Baca) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARSarah Baca Retrospectives: Moving From A Subjective To An Objective World (Prateek Singh) National Harbor 4/5Prateek Singh A Gentle Introduction to Reactive Extensions (Hadi Hariri) National Harbor 8Hadi Hariri Technical Excellence Doesn't Just Happen--Igniting a Craftsmanship Culture (Allison Pollard, Mike Rieser) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARAllison Pollard • Mike Rieser Incident Response Patterns: What we have learned at PagerDuty (Arup Chakrabarti) Potomac 5/6Arup Chakrabarti The Secret of Our DevOps Success: Fostering Human Behavioral Change (Mark Nemecek) National Harbor 12Mark Nemecek Reinventing Organizations - Enterprise Agility (Olaf Lewitz, Michael Sahota) National Harbor 3POPULAROlaf Lewitz • Michael Sahota Whole-Team Dynamic Organizational Modeling (Raj Mudhar, Catherine Louis) Chesapeake 1/2/3PopularCatherine Louis • Raj Mudhar A Quantum Physicist and an Agile Executive Walk into a Bar (Jean Tabaka) Potomac DJean Tabaka Is Agile Project Management an Oxymoron? (Michael Nir) National Harbor 13POPULARMichael Nir Rebranding as a Product Delivery Office: Transforming Uncertainty into Knowledge (Pat Reed, Walt Wyckoff) Potomac CPat Reed • Walt Wyckoff Stalwarts: Dean Leffingwell (Dean Leffingwell) National Harbor 2PopularDean Leffingwell Prototyping: Iterating Your Way to Glory (Melissa Perri, Josh Wexler) National Harbor 10/11Melissa Perri • Josh Wexler Towards A Theory & Methodology Of Test-Driven Design (Jonathan Berger) National Harbor 6/7Jonathan Berger Be More Than a Proxy (Diane Zajac-Woodie) Potomac 1/2/3Diane Zajac-Woodie

14:45

15:45

Facing Fake-To-Fake: Lessons Learned from Distributed Scrum (Vincent Tietz) Potomac 4PopularVincent Tietz Introduction to Agile Leadership: Recognizing and Removing Impediments (Thomas Perry) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARThomas Perry Example Driven Design: Creating Story Maps with Examples (David Hussman) Potomac CDavid Hussman Are We Doomed to Sticky, Tricky, & Icky?: Women and Men Working Together on Agile Teams (Sharon Buckmaster, Diana Larsen) National Harbor 10/11Sharon Buckmaster • Diana Larsen Scaling the Social Fabric of Agility (Eric Willeke) National Harbor 13Eric Willeke Open Source Patterns of Cloud Native Architectures (Andrew Clay Shafer, josh long) Chesapeake 1/2/3josh long • Andrew Clay Shafer Rescuing legacy software from impending doom (Refactoring from the trenches) (Martin Cronje, Jacques De Vos) Chesapeake 7/8/9PopularMartin Cronje • Jacques de Vos The 10 Myths of DevOps (Seth Vargo) National Harbor 4/5Seth Vargo Agile Capitalization: Invest in the Future (Dan Greening, John Horton) National Harbor 12Dan Greening • John Horton So what do we do with the architects? (Ryan Bergman) National Harbor 6/7Ryan Bergman Agile Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence: A Disciplined Approach (Scott Ambler) Potomac DScott Ambler Thawing the “Frozen Middle” (Em Campbell-Pretty) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULAREm Campbell-Pretty Games to Learn Stuff (Michael McCullough, Don McGreal) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARMichael McCullough • Don McGreal Budgeting vs Estimating for Agile Projects (Debbie Madden, Rex Madden) Potomac 5/6POPULARDebbie Madden • Rex Madden Stalwarts: Craig Larman and Bas Vodde (Bas Vodde, Craig Larman) National Harbor 2Craig Larman • Bas Vodde Example Mapping (Matt Wynne) National Harbor 3PopularMatt Wynne Agile Contracts: Blast Off to the Zone of Collaborative Systems Building (Drew Jemilo) National Harbor 8POPULARDrew Jemilo

16:30

17:30

 
Wednesday, August 5
 

09:00

10:45

National Geographic: How To Implement Agile Processes In A 127 year old Magazine Tradition (Constance Miller) Potomac 4POPULARConstance Miller Introduction to Agile Product Management (Rich Mironov) Chesapeake 4/5/6Rich Mironov Coaching Flow: Moving Past Resistance (Mike Lowery, Esther Derby) National Harbor 10/11POPULAREsther Derby • Mike Lowery Build Strong Teams through Trust & Alignment (David Hawks, Doc List) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARDavid Hawks • Doc List Stop “Going Agile”! The three conversations you need to have before you start. (Heather Fleming) National Harbor 8POPULARHeather Fleming Essential Skills for the Agile Developer (Al Shalloway) National Harbor 4/5Al Shalloway How DevOps Will Fix Government IT: Agility in a Low Trust Environment (Mark Schwartz) National Harbor 12Mark Schwartz A Roadmap to your very own Yellow Brick Road (Matt Arena, Bhupendra Ubeja) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARMatt Arena • Bhupendra Ubeja Using a Design thinking process to approach a shift to Agile culture (Angel Diaz-Maroto Alvarez) Potomac 1/2/3Angel Diaz-Maroto Alvarez Agile Planning and Estimating Techniques in a Federal World (Brandon Raines, Edric Spruill) Potomac CBrandon Raines • Edric Spruill Waterfall comfort in an agile world: Give Federal Execs the answers they 'used to get' (John Hughes) National Harbor 3PopularJohn Hughes Territories, Not Hierarchies - Pressfield's War of Art as a Frame for Modern Leadership (Gary Pedretti) National Harbor 6/7Gary Pedretti Your Assignment: Use Agile to Teach Yourself Agile (Richard Kasperowski) Chesapeake 10/11/12Richard Kasperowski Kicking off an Agile Product, Team and Culture (Darren Hoevel) Potomac 5/6POPULARDarren Hoevel Research Short Papers (10 Minute Presentations) (Rafael Prikladnicki) Open JamRafael Prikladnicki Stalwarts: Jim Benson (Jim Benson) National Harbor 2Jim Benson Agile Testing in the Enterprise (Janet Gregory) Potomac DJanet Gregory

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Lessons learned from testing a mission critical and complex system (Melanie Hopwood) Potomac 4PopularMelanie Hopwood The Prevalence of UX Design in Agile Development Processes in Industry (Tina Oevad) National Harbor 8Tina Oevad Introduction to Agile Helpers and Guides: Working with Coaches and Consultants (Ray Arell) Chesapeake 4/5/6Ray Arell Great Coaching Conversations Workshop (Martin Alaimo, Olaf Lewitz) National Harbor 10/11Martin Alaimo • Olaf Lewitz Agile Jesters, Magicians, and Clowns: Using the unexpected to move mountains and your team (Adam Weisbart) National Harbor 3POPULARAdam Weisbart The Agile BA: For an Agile team...you complete me! (Robert Woods) Potomac 5/6POPULARRobert Woods From Zero to Continuous Validated Learning: Lean Startup on PaaS (Chris Sterling) Chesapeake 10/11/12Chris Sterling Hands-on: Let's save some Legacy Code (Arlo Belshee, Llewellyn Falco) National Harbor 13Arlo Belshee • Llewellyn Falco The ABCDs of Database Development: Always Be Continuously Delivering (Elizabeth Ayer) National Harbor 12Elizabeth Ayer Entangled: Solving the Hairy Problem of Team Dependencies (Troy Magennis) National Harbor 4/5PopularTroy Magennis The Agile Value Chain — Embracing Agile Throughout the Enterprise (Ken Rubin) Potomac DKen Rubin Road to No Management (Pawel Brodzinski) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARPawel Brodzinski Introducing getKanban v2.0: Lean Principles for Experiential Learners (Cheryl Hammond) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARCheryl Hammond Taming the Agile Release Planning Beast (Linda Cook, Doug Depew) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARLinda Cook • Doug Depew Stalwarts: Luke Hohmann (Luke Hohmann) National Harbor 2Luke Hohmann A Poet's Guide to Automated Testing (George Dinwiddie) National Harbor 6/7George Dinwiddie User Story Mapping: Don't Lose the Big Picture (Jeff Patton) Potomac CPopularJeff Patton

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Can you be remotely agile? (Mark Kilby) Potomac 4POPULARMark Kilby Introduction to Agile in Government Agencies (Sujatha Augustine) Chesapeake 4/5/6Sujatha Augustine Global Teams: Cracking the Culture Code (Mike Palladino, David Bulkin) Chesapeake 1/2/3David Bulkin • Mike Palladino To collaborate, let's stop talking first (Lyssa Adkins) Potomac CPopularLyssa Adkins Sustainable Test-Driven Development (Scott Bain) National Harbor 12POPULARScott Bain Introduction to Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS) (Bas Vodde) National Harbor 10/11Bas Vodde The Sprint 3 Revolt - How our large scale transformation nearly failed (Raj Mudhar, Jason Alexander) Potomac 5/6POPULARJason Alexander • Raj Mudhar Value Stream Mapping Workshop (or: Improve your Organizational Efficiency) (Nayan Hajratwala) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARNayan Hajratwala 'What?', 'So what?', 'NOW WHAT?' How to use data to influence others (Larry Maccherone) National Harbor 6/7PopularLarry Maccherone Can you hear me now? Start listening instead (Judith Mills) National Harbor 3PopularJudith Mills Lightning Talks: Technical and People (Crowd Sourced Voting) (Lightning Talks) Chesapeake 7/8/9Lightning Talks Agile Chartering from Strategic to Tactical: Managing Risk & Quality (Ainsley Nies, Elizabeth McClellan) National Harbor 4/5Elizabeth McClellan • Ainsley Nies Stalwarts: Elisabeth Hendrickson (Elisabeth Hendrickson) National Harbor 2Elisabeth Hendrickson UseTables to Drive out Ambiguity/Redundancy, Discover Scenarios, and Solve World Hunger (Ken Pugh) National Harbor 13Ken Pugh User Experience Branding: How to build products that create loyal customers (Bill Beard) National Harbor 8POPULARBill Beard No Dream Crushing: Human Centered Solutions using Design Thinking (Kathryn Kuhn, Skip Angel) Potomac 1/2/3Skip Angel • Kathryn Kuhn

16:30

17:30

 
Thursday, August 6
 

09:00

Hardened Agility: Deploying Agile at a Defense Contractor (Joe Gariano) Potomac 4Joe Gariano Explaining Agility with a Process Theory of Change (Michael Wufka) National Harbor 8Michael Wufka Product Owner Value Game (Dajo Breddels, Paul Kuijten) Potomac 5/6POPULARDajo Breddels • Paul Kuijten OFFENSIVE BODY LANGUAGE - Using Body Language to Augment your Message (Chuck Suscheck) Chesapeake 4/5/6PopularChuck Suscheck The Single Most-Important Skill Every Agilist Needs (Susan DiFabio) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARSusan DiFabio Complementing Scrum with Technical Excellence for Hyper-productivity (Ron Quartel) Chesapeake 7/8/9Ron Quartel Science of Technical Debt (Brian Randell) National Harbor 2POPULARBrian Randell A Gentle Introduction to DevOps - Project Manager Edition (Amye Scavarda) National Harbor 13PopularAmye Scavarda Nine Immutable Principles of Lean-Agile Development at Enterprise Scale (Dean Leffingwell) National Harbor 4/5PopularDean Leffingwell 50 Shades of Agile: (Joshua Seckel) National Harbor 3Joshua Seckel Swarming : The Birds, the bees and Agile -or- How Managers influence self-organization (Dhaval Panchal, Thomas Perry) National Harbor 6/7Dhaval Panchal • Thomas Perry Agile Leadership Patterns: The Agile Way of Doing (Dan Greening, Jeff Sutherland) Potomac CPopularDan Greening • Jeff Sutherland Business Models, Pivots, Architecture and Agility (Jason Tanner) National Harbor 10/11Jason Tanner Value Network Mapping - Raise portfolio performance by balancing demand and supply (Bruce Winegarden) Chesapeake 10/11/12PopularBruce Winegarden Hands-on manual UI testing workshop (Emma Armstrong, Lisa Crispin) Potomac DEmma Armstrong • Lisa Crispin The Path to Improvement: LeanUX for the Enterprise (Todd Olson, John Cutler) National Harbor 12John Cutler • Todd Olson Lean Startup Mistakes Stopping Successful Experiments (and how to fix them) (Erin Beierwaltes, Colleen Johnson) Potomac 1/2/3Erin Beierwaltes • Colleen Johnson

09:45

10:45

An Agile Triple Play: Business Process Re-Engineering meets SOA meets Large Scale Agile (Denis Doelling, Edward Goldgehn) Potomac 4PopularDenis Doelling • Edward Goldgehn Change Your Questions Change Your World (Cherie Silas, Allison Pollard) National Harbor 2POPULARAllison Pollard • Cherie Silas Confessions of a would-be Org Shaman: How I Learned to Trust the World to Show me the Way (Michael Spayd) National Harbor 4/5Michael Spayd Elements for True Collaboration: The Rise and Fall of a Creative Collaborative Community (Nic Sementa) Potomac 5/6PopularNic Sementa Waterfall Theater: Understanding Emergence through Performance (John Krewson) Chesapeake 1/2/3John Krewson Agile Craftsmanship and Technical Excellence, How to Get There (Steve Ropa) National Harbor 12PopularSteve Ropa Bill's and Aimee's Excellent DevOps Journey: From Roadmap to Rubber On the Road (Aimee Bechtle, Bill Donaldson) National Harbor 3Aimee Bechtle • Bill Donaldson 'Risk' - The final (Enterprise) Agile frontier (Troy Magennis) National Harbor 6/7Troy Magennis Outcome Driven Organizations (ODO): A new operating system for organizational change (Skip Angel, Richard Watt) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARSkip Angel • Richard Watt Agile @ OPM: Stakeholder Collaboration and Individual Interactions (Richard Cheng, Bridget Dongarra) Potomac 1/2/3Richard Cheng • Bridget Dongarra Organizing for Innovation (David Bland) Potomac CDavid J Bland Amplify Learning in Your Orgnaization (Matt Barcomb) Chesapeake 4/5/6Matt Barcomb Hoshin Kanri: Collaborating to Chart and Manage Strategies (Gail Ferreira) National Harbor 10/11Gail Ferreira Scrum Tetris: The Secret to Fitting All That Work Into a Single Sprint (Jesse Fewell) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARJesse Fewell Visual Testing: It’s Not What You Look At, It’s What You See (MIke Lyles) National Harbor 13MIke Lyles Getting Rid of the Feud in Your Work Family (Robert Reid, Christina Hartikainen) Potomac DChristina Hartikainen • Robert Reid

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Cognitive Apprenticeship to Prepare Students for Communication-Intensive Software Dev (Charles Wallace) Chesapeake 10/11/12Charles Wallace Be brave! Try an experiment! (Linda Rising) Potomac CLinda Rising A Sense of Place: Unlocking Team Collaboration with Creative Workspaces (Jorgen Hesselberg, Cindy Coleman) National Harbor 13PopularCindy Coleman Benefiting from Conflict - Building Antifragile Relationships and Teams (Jake Calabrese) National Harbor 10/11Jake Calabrese Don't Analyze and Ignore, Automate and Act! (Scott Dillman) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARScott Dillman TDD in Embedded Systems... All The Way Down To The Hardware (Neil Johnson) National Harbor 8Popularneil johnson Introduction to DevOps with Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum game. (Dana Pylayeva) National Harbor 2POPULARDana Pylayeva The Santa Monica Experiment (Dominica DeGrandis) National Harbor 6/7Dominica DeGrandis Is there a best practice for an agile transformation? - No! – So what Now? (Hendrik Esser) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARHendrik Esser Symbiotic Practices for Agile Development (Michael Feathers) National Harbor 4/5Michael Feathers Surviving a Series of Unfortunate Events; Building Trust and Making Agile work in the DoD (David Bulkin, Verlisa Taylor) National Harbor 3David Bulkin • Verlisa Taylor Leading Global Teams (Todd Little) Potomac DTodd Little Group Learning. Today’s exercise: Unit Testing (Llewellyn Falco) Chesapeake 1/2/3Llewellyn Falco One Metric to Rule Them All: Effectively Measure Your Teams Without Subjugating Them (Cheryl Hammond) Potomac 5/6POPULARCheryl Hammond The Serious LeAP model: lean-agile for prosperity (Masa Maeda) Potomac 4Masa Maeda UX practitioner? In an Agile virtual team? 6 ways to bridge the distance (Mary Brodie) National Harbor 12Mary Brodie What's my MVP? (Jeffrey Morgan, Ardita Karaj) Potomac 1/2/3POPULARArdita Karaj • Jeff "Cheezy" Morgan

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#awkward - Coaching a new team (Luke Lackrone) Chesapeake 4/5/6PopularLuke Lackrone Freedom to work (Hadi Hariri) National Harbor 4/5Hadi Hariri Agile Architecture - Ideals, History, and a New Hope (Gary Pedretti) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARGary Pedretti Node.js Crash Course (David Neal) Chesapeake 10/11/12David Neal Docker Enables DevOps (Boyd Hemphill) National Harbor 13Boyd Hemphill Keystone Habits Leading to Sustainable Enterprise Agility (Ahmed Sidky) Potomac CAhmed Sidky Yahoo: Pulling an Elephant out of a Tarpit (Ed Kraay, Stas Zvinyatskovsky) National Harbor 6/7Ed Kraay • Stas Zvinyatskovsky How to SWITCH to Agile in the Federal Landscape (James Barclay, Jon Ruark) National Harbor 12James Barclay • Jon Ruark Detox your team: A low-conflict language for discussing and managing toxic behavior (Ken Power) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARKen Power Emotional Intelligence in Leadership (Judith Mills) National Harbor 2POPULARJudith Mills Cards for Agility - Learn, play, and hack this new teaching game (Bob Payne, Beth Miller) National Harbor 10/11Beth Miller • Bob Payne Creating authentic learning: Lessons with a Nationally Board Certified Instructional Coach (Joseph Flahiff, Jeanne Flahiff) National Harbor 3Jeanne Flahiff • Joseph Flahiff Advanced Discussion of StoryPoints for Project Management (Dan Rawsthorne, PhD, PMP) Potomac DPhD • PMP • Dan Rawsthorne Governance, Phases, and Milestones, are not Agile Dirty Words! (Mark Lines) Potomac 5/6POPULARMark Lines Performance Testing in Agile Contexts (Eric Proegler) National Harbor 8POPULAREric Proegler Enterprise UX: The Next Generation (Virginia Cagwin) Potomac 4Virginia Cagwin Bootstrap your Business Model: Business Agility on the Back of a Napkin (Bernie Maloney) Potomac 1/2/3Bernie Maloney
 
Friday, August 7
 

09:00

Helping Executives Become Agile Leaders: Coaching the Executive Leader (Michael Hamman) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARMichael Hamman Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport (Johanna Rothman) Potomac CJohanna Rothman Does this FizzGood? Improve velocity, predictability & agility by asking a simple question (Jon Terry, Daniel Norton) Potomac 4POPULARDaniel Norton • Jon Terry Growing a craftsman through innovation & apprenticeship (Carlos Sirias, Sofia Parissos) National Harbor 13csirias • Sofia Parissos A Culture of Continuous Change (Barry Hawkins) National Harbor 6/7Barry Hawkins Scaling Agile with Open Space (Daniel Mezick) National Harbor 10/11Daniel Mezick Well Begun is Half-way Done: 'How to' Guide for Organization Assessment Prior to Scaling (Michael Spayd) Potomac DMichael Spayd Spine Model - A systemic approach to effective leadership (Kevin Trethewey, Danie Roux) National Harbor 4/5Danie Roux • Kevin Trethewey Fire Dice - Experiential Learning Through Gamified Experimentation (Jason Tice) Chesapeake 10/11/12Jason Tice Achieving transformational agility through enterprise architecture - a Cisco case study (Gustav Toppenberg) National Harbor 12Gustav Toppenberg “Follow-your-nose” testing – questioning rules and overturning convention (Christin Wiedemann) Chesapeake 7/8/9Christin Wiedemann Research is not just for the UX team; Strategies for everyone to understand end-users (Amanda Stockwell) National Harbor 8POPULARAmanda Stockwell Backlog Refinement – The Rodney Dangerfield of Scrum ceremonies (Richard Dolman) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARRichard Dolman Quantifying Cost of Delay: Why is it the “one thing” to quantify? How do I do it? (Ozlem Yuce, Sean Barrett) Potomac 5/6POPULAROzlem Yuce

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