Agile on the Beach 2015 Keynotes
We are delighted to confirm our keynote speakers for 2015 as Dave Farley on Continuous Delivery and Jenni Jepsen on Agile Leadership & Teams. Both will join a variety of speakers discussing agile software, products, teams and business at the conferences new venue, the Performance Centre on the Tremough Campus near Falmouth on 3 & 4th September 2015.
Dave Farley is co-author of the Jolt award winning book ‘Continuous Delivery’ and one of the authors of the ‘Reactive Manifesto’. He has been having fun with computers for over 30 years. Over that period he has worked on most types of software, from firmware, through tinkering with operating systems and device drivers, to writing games, and commercial applications of all shapes and sizes.
He started working in large scale distributed systems about 25 years ago, doing research into the development of loose-coupled, message-based systems – a forerunner of MicroService architectures. He has a wide range of experience leading the development of complex software in teams, both large and small, in the UK and USA. Dave was an early adopter of agile development techniques, employing iterative development, continuous integration and significant levels of automated testing on commercial projects from the early 1990s.
Jenni Jepsen is a partner at goAgile, a Denmark-based Agile consulting firm, where her focus is on helping people deliver the right product faster and at the same time create lasting change. While she is crazy about Agile methodologies, she is most interested in delivering value – no matter what the process.
By getting to the core of why Agile works and helping people thrive in the workplace, organizations become Agile – increasing motivation, effectiveness and transparency. Jenni has written and spoken worldwide on how neuroscience can support successful transformations to Agile, and runs courses on Intent-based Leadership – which she sees as a perfect complement to Agile ways of working.
Tickets are on sale for the conference with Mega Early bird prices until 31st March 2015 and can be secured via eventbrite http://agileonthebeach.com/tickets/tickets-2015/
Call for Speakers Closing soon
If you would like to join Dave and Jenni and present at this years conference our Call for Speakers is currently open for submissions and closes on the 28th February.
This year we have 4 agile themes to the conference and we welcome submissions on how you have developed, adopted and experienced agile practices :
Agile Products (including Lean UX)
We welcome all submissions to speak at Agile on the Beach 2015, please see the website for full details and a link to our submission form. http://agileonthebeach.com/call-for-papers-2015/
Submission deadline: 28 February 2015
Submit via our online form http://agileonthebeach.com/call-for-papers-2015-2/
Speaker package includes entry to the conference and beach party, a travel allowance and on campus accommodation during the conference, please see the website for further information, full details will be confirmed with those speakers selected.