Agile Alliance Announces Agile2017 Call for Speaker Submissions

Premier industry event now accepting session proposals for those who want to present ideas, experiences and best practices on Agile software development


PORTLAND, Ore., December 13, 2016  — Agile Alliance invites leaders in Agile development to answer the Call for Submissions for Agile2017, Agile Alliance's global conference that attracts practitioners, academia, business and vendor-partner community members worldwide. This year's event will take place August 7-11 in Orlando, Florida.

"This is the most important event of the year for Agile practitioners," said Tricia Broderick, AGILE2017 conference chair. “This conference offers the largest opportunity to share your knowledge, experience, and expertise with the international Agile community — an unparalleled chance to further the global advancement of Agile practices. Over 250 sessions will be presented by world-class experts and thought leaders in the Agile space to executives, managers, software developers and researchers from more than 40 countries.”

Competition to speak at this premier event is intense. Agilists with a story to tell should submit early. Speakers for the conference are selected via a comprehensive peer review process.

Potential presenters are encouraged to carefully review the 17 available conference tracks that are accepting submissions and submit proposals under the track that most closely represents their proposed topic(s). The tracks cover all aspects of Agile development, from tips to get started with small teams to advanced, enterprise strategies based on years of experiences. In a new track this year, Agile Companies, speakers will share ideas and insights that show the application of Agile values, principles, and practices across the organization to support the Agile journey.

In its 16th year, the Agile Alliance global conference is the leading international, noncommercial conference on Agile methods in software development. At the heart of each Agile Conference is connecting and sharing. Attendees gather from around the world, many for consecutive years, to meet with peers and the foremost leaders in the Agile space. The relationships made, support received, and knowledge gained provide an enriching and long-lasting experience that fosters both individual success and the collective advancement of the industry. The conferences are open, engaging and foster innovative ideas based on real-world Agile implementations.

Virtually everyone who has attended an Agile Alliance conference has remarked, "This is how a conference should be!"

To submit a session proposal, click here.

The submission system will remain open until February 6, 2016. For more information visit the conference website.

About Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto. With more than 35,000 members and subscribers around the globe, Agile Alliance is driven by the principles of Agile methodologies and the value delivered to developers, organizations and end users. Agile Alliance organizes and supports events to bring the Agile community together on a global scale. The AGILE2017 Conference will take place August 7 - 11, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

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