Special Events

Networking is more important than ever, and an integral part of your AATC2017 Conference experience.

Be sure to attend these Special Events aimed at helping you network with participants and speakers in casual, social settings.  You’ll have lots of opportunities to make valuable professional contacts, catch up with colleagues, and make new friends.  You must wear your conference badge to participate.


Sponsor Exhibition

Grand Ballroom B

Sponsors are an important element of AATC2017.  Be sure to stop by and say Hi to all of our Sponsor Exhibitors in Grand Ballroom B, Mezzanine Level [2nd Floor]  during the following hours:

Wednesday – 12:00 – 3:20pm & 6:00 – 9:00pm
Thursday – 12:00 – 3:20pm
Friday – 12:00 – 1:30pm

Agile Alliance Lounge

Mezzanine Foyer

Open Daily

Take a break from AATC2017 action and relax in the Agile Alliance Lounge. Check out the activities of the organization, meet board members, and pick up Agile Alliance swag.  As an Attendee, you are a Member – this is your professional organization.  While you are there, inquire about ways you and your company can become more involved in the Agile community.

Learning Lounge


Open Daily

At AATC2017, attendees are invited to visit the “Learning Lounge” for self-organized learning experiences to complement activities in conference sessions. The learning lounge will be open throughout AATC2017 conference.
Within the lounge, visitors can engage in the following activities:

  • Technical Question Gallery – Have a question on an agile technical practice, visit the “Technical Question Gallery” where you will be able to post questions or provide answers to those questions already shared.
  • Coaching Clinic – Interested in some 1-on-1 technical coaching, you will be able to sign up for a time-slot in our coaching clinic.
  • Games & Fun – Need a break and just want to have some fun, the lounge will feature a variety of games and activities that demonstrate the impact of agile technical practices.

The questions, conversations and games within the Learning Lounge are intended to allow AATC2017 attendees to meet and network with others while at the same time applying and sharing what they have learned in other conference sessions.

Ice Breaker Reception

Grand Ballrom

Wednesday – 6:00 – 9:00pm

Join us for AATC2017’s Opening Night reception. The evening will be filled with food, drink and friends! Mix and mingle, chat with new Attendees, reconnect with old friends, and be sure to check out the Sponsor Exhibit booths to see what’s new and exciting in the industry.

Conference Party

Kings Boston

Thursday – 6:00 – 9:00pm
Meet in Lobby @5:45pm

Celebrate a successful AATC2017 with delicious food and drink, fun games and new friends at Kings Boston!  With bowling, darts, pool, karaoke and more, you won’t run out of fun things to do!

Meet in the Boston Park Plaza Lobby at 5:45pm sharp to join your fellow AATC2017 attendees for a short bus ride to Back Bay Boston.  Buses will be shuttling back to the Boston Park Plaza starting at 7:30pm until 9:30pm [last bus].

If you would like to bring a guest who did not attend the conference to the conference party, you can purchase them a ticket here.