Shane Hastie conducts a workshop addressing the role and skills needed in product ownership, and provides hands-on experience with some specific tools to assist with product ownership.
The panelists discuss topics related to Agile Software development within the same three different categories as the three tracks of the conference: Organization, Practices and Technology.
Ryan Behrman runs a workshop on how to be a more effective change agent, using "Change poker" in teams to experience various aspects of change and to share best practices.
Steve Smith discusses why Release Testing is an anti-pattern, and offers an alternative risk reduction strategy.
Kevlin Henney advises on writing Good Unit Tests (GUTs) by treating testing as a form of communication with multiple levels and forms of feedback.
Stuart Turner explains how to achieve both rapid and sustained transformation with Open Agile Adoption which combines games, rites-of-passage and other techniques into a framework.
Tony Bruce introduces Exploratory Testing, what are its benefits, how to get value from it and some misconceptions.
Lynne Cazaly shares insight on how to start a high impact meeting or workshop, the process, the agenda, and the tools that can help facilitate such an event.
Elinor Slomba discusses sharing projects with other organizations using Agile principles and practices, highlighting Context, Collaboration & Connection through three case studies.
Francis Fish proposes a new agile manifesto that is influenced by Lean and the manufacturing movement.
Tom Gilb keynotes on 10 key Agile principles: Control projects by quantified critical-few results, Give developers freedom, Estimate the impacts of your designs, Involve the stakeholders, etc.
Rachel Davies leads an interactive session with exercises on how to plan and facilitate an effective retrospective.