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Carina Silfverduk

CAS
agility enablement
Columbus, Ohio Area
Agility enablement with CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society. CAS is dedicated to the ACS vision of improving people's lives through the transforming power of chemistry.



Talk to me about: creative uses of agile, agile mindset, scaling agile, coaching, safety, trust, communication, facilitation, retrospectives
Sunday, August 4
 

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Monday, August 5
 

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State of Business Agility (Evan Leybourn, Sally Elatta) Maryland Ballroom CPOPULAREvan Leybourn • Sally Elatta Agile Foundations Circuit Training (Michele Sliger) National Harbor 2/3Michele Sliger Agile adoption in Aeronautics Computing Center of Brazilian Air Force (Fernando Rodrigues de Sá, Everton Lucas) National Harbor 4/5Fernando Rodrigues de Sá • Everton Lucas Agile Legislation (Troels Vincents Hjortholm, Terkel Tolstrup) Chesapeake 4/5/6Troels Vincents Hjortholm • Terkel Tolstrup The Answer is the Question (Bernie Maloney) Maryland Ballroom ABernie Maloney One Architecture to Rule Them All: Why Hexagons are Awesome (Ted Young) National Harbor 6/7Ted Young DevOps > Automation, DevOps = Culture + Ownership + Empowerment (& Good Patterns) (Reneshan Moodley) Chesapeake 10/11/12Reneshan Moodley Risk Resistors and Opportunity Obtainers: The Power of Agile Digital Policy (Kristina Podnar) Chesapeake A/B/CKristina Podnar Stop Spinning your Team's Wheels, It's time to revisit your working agreements! (Alex Kanaan) Chesapeake 7/8/9Alex Kanaan Scientific Method to Hire Great Scrum Masters (Pavel Dabrytski) National Harbor 12/13Pavel Dabrytski The Emergence of Integral Leadership: Shifting the Structure of our Attention (Michele Madore, Michael Spayd) Maryland Ballroom DMichele Madore • Michael Spayd WE make better sense than me - the art of Collective Sense Making (Antoinette Coetzee, Jason Knight) Maryland Ballroom BAntoinette Coetzee • Jason Knight Continuous Learning at Work (Cara Turner) National Harbor 11Cara Turner The Inclusive Agile Accelerator: How to Improve Learning and Inclusion in the IT Industry (Alejandro Olchik, Rafael Prikladnicki) Chesapeake G/H/IAlejandro Olchik • Rafael Prikladnicki Hands On: Scaling Product Backlogs using Visual Models (Candase Hokanson) Chesapeake J/K/LCandase Hokanson Calm The Storm In Your MInd (Heather Dunning) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARHeather Dunning Testing Microservices - See It, Feel It, Touch It, Heal It, Explore It (Ken Pugh) National Harbor 8POPULARKen Pugh Beyond Agile: Thriving on Digitalization with Beyond Budgeting, Open Space & Sociocracy (Jutta Eckstein, John Buck) Chesapeake D/E/FJutta ECKSTEIN • John Buck Warts and All: Designing in the Open for Increased Agility (Matt Dobson) National Harbor 10Matt Dobson

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Teal Enough: Tales from a small company trying to grow, retain culture and be Agile (Amanda Geary, Bob Payne) National Harbor 4/5Amanda Geary • Bob Payne Introduction to Agile: Origins and Evolution (Diana Larsen) National Harbor 2/3Diana Larsen Starting with our Agile Successes (Antoinette Coetzee, Lyssa Adkins) National Harbor 8POPULARAntoinette Coetzee • Lyssa Adkins Choose Your Own Coaching Adventure and Other Games (Damon Poole, Gillian Lee) Maryland Ballroom ADamon Poole • Gillian Lee Improv Your Coaching! Using Comedy to Connect, Adapt, and Respond to Any Situation. (Mary Lemmer, Jason Hall) Chesapeake D/E/FMary Lemmer • Jason Hall Part 1 of 2: Facilitate Cleaning Your Code Without (Necessarily) Being a Techncial Coach (Arlo Belshee) National Harbor 10Arlo Belshee Seven Principles for Any Effective Agile Team, Collocated or Distributed (Mark Kilby, Johanna Rothman) Maryland Ballroom DMark Kilby • Johanna Rothman That’s not what I meant! - How communication can make, or break, teams (Trisha Hall) Chesapeake 10/11/12Trisha Hall Don't write those User Stories! (Ardita Karaj) Chesapeake 4/5/6Ardita Karaj Testing 1, 2, 3, ..., ...? (Wouter Lagerweij) Chesapeake J/K/LWouter Lagerweij Massive Agile Cross-Coordination Simulation Game (Season Tanner) Chesapeake A/B/CSeason Tanner The Road to Real Business Agility (Dean Leffingwell) Maryland Ballroom CDean Leffingwell Scaling agile for larger electronic health record based initiatives (Vaishnavi Kannan, DuWayne Willett) Chesapeake 7/8/9Vaishnavi Kannan • DuWayne Willett The Life Changing Magic of Holding Space: A stance for leaders decluttering complex space (Steve Holyer) National Harbor 12/13Steve Holyer Breaking Down the Curriculum - Learning Games (Nate Haut) National Harbor 11Nate Haut Bringing Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Techniques into Your Agile Learning Ecosystem (Popi Makris) Chesapeake 1/2/3popularPopi Makris Start Less, Finish More: The real costs of organizational multitasking (Brandi Olson) Chesapeake G/H/IBrandi Olson Mindful Writing for your Self-Care Tool Kit (Toby Sinclair) National Harbor 6/7Toby Sinclair Icebox Zero: Agile UX & The Lean Backlog (Scott Showalter, Justin Beall) Maryland Ballroom BScott Showalter • Justin Beall

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May I Help You Find Something? – A Journey of Enterprise Business Agility @ Target (Tom Diedrich, Chris Diller) National Harbor 4/5Tom Diedrich • Chris Diller Organizational Transformation (Mike Cottmeyer) National Harbor 2/3Mike Cottmeyer Thing Three: The Power of Peer Coaching (William Kammersell, Lieschen Gargano) National Harbor 12/13William Kammersell • Lieschen Gargano Part 2 of 2: Facilitate Cleaning Your Code Without (Necessarily) Being a Techncial Coach (Arlo Belshee) National Harbor 10Arlo Belshee People Watching: Is Your Hiring Undermining Your Agile Culture? (Robert Woods) Maryland Ballroom DpopularRobert Woods Learning From Unlikely Places: What an FBI Hostage Negotiator can Teach Us (Diane Zajac) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARDiane Zajac Sizing the future: How to predict the size of your products collaboratively with data (Adam Yuret) Maryland Ballroom CPOPULARAdam Yuret Being Agile with Architecture Decisions: A Short Workshop on Architecture Decision Records (Ken Power) Chesapeake D/E/FpopularKen Power But Why is it Shipped So Late? (Dr. Sam Swapn) National Harbor 6/7popularDr. Sam Swapn Thrive, Survive, or Die: An Adventure into the Kanban Cadences (Joey Spooner, Trent Hone) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARJoey Spooner • Trent Hone Undercover Scrum Master (Dane Weber) Chesapeake 7/8/9Dane Weber Collaboration in Agile: Brain-based Learning (Mehmet Baha) National Harbor 11popularMehmet Baha Learning from the books you said you read…. (Em Campbell-Pretty, Melissa Hay) Maryland Ballroom ApopularEm Campbell-Pretty • Melissa Hay Agile Reports for the PM Brain (Wayne Hetherington, David Sabine) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARWayne Hetherington • David Sabine Your Magic in the Mirror: Lessons in Witchcraft and Wizardry (Olaf Lewitz) Maryland Ballroom BpopularOlaf Lewitz Zen Den - Upskill while you Chill (Audree Tara Sahota) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARAudree Tara Sahota How agile is your testing mindset? (Karen Greaves, Kelley Cooper) National Harbor 8POPULARKaren Greaves • Kelley Cooper Pop culture as inspiration for test ideas (Nicola Sedgwick) Chesapeake G/H/INicola Sedgwick Prototyping Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence using Design Sprints (Chris Butler) Chesapeake 10/11/12Chris Butler

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Tuesday, August 6
 

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How to Help Your Non-Software Colleagues Adopt Agile (Gil Broza) Maryland Ballroom DPOPULARGil Broza Product Innovation (Melissa Perri, Marissa Fong) National Harbor 2/3popularMelissa Perri • Marissa Fong Experiments, Measurements, and Relationships: How Large Federal Projects Can Succeed (David Blair) National Harbor 4/5POPULARDavid Blair Part 1 of 2: The Oppression of Structure and the Tyranny of Structurelessness (Johannes Schartau) National Harbor 8POPULARJohannes Schartau Coaching with Presence using the Kominsky Method (Timothy Meyers) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARTimothy Meyers Mission Not Impossible: Coaching Data Warehouse (DW)/Business Intelligence (BI) Teams (Scott Ambler) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARScott Ambler Part 1 of 2: How to Introduce Test-Driven Development (TDD) to Your Team (James Shore) National Harbor 10POPULARJames Shore Corrosive expertise (Seb Rose) Maryland Ballroom CpopularSeb Rose Diversity without Disclosure: Norms to Broaden Inclusion and Intersectionality (Cheryl Hammond) Chesapeake 4/5/6popularCheryl Hammond Project or Product? Oh, my, it's both! (Bringing a product mindset to project-based teams) (Susan Almon) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARSusan Almon Considerate Pair Programming: an interactive workshop (Todd Sedano) Chesapeake J/K/LpopularTodd Sedano Continuous Build and other DevOps anti-patterns, and how to overcome them (Thomas Stiehm) National Harbor 6/7POPULARThomas Stiehm Living Off an Agile Landscape: Agile Farming vs Agile Gardening (Quincy Jordan) Maryland Ballroom ApopularQuincy Jordan A Practical Look Into Self-Selecting, Distributed Teams (Bevan Williams) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARBevan Williams Lead the Play: Leadership Lessons from Space Pirates (Derek W. Wade) Maryland Ballroom BpopularDerek W. Wade Some Useful Neurophysiology of Collective Learning (MARSHA SHENK) National Harbor 12/13popularMARSHA SHENK Assumptions and Ambiguity be Damned. Develop a Strategy to Embrace Change. (Dennis Stevens) Chesapeake D/E/FPOPULARDennis Stevens Test Everything - Quality ... It's not just for code anymore (Bob Payne) Chesapeake G/H/IPOPULARBob Payne Revenue Generating UX: Building a $5M Business with Robots (Tami Reiss) National Harbor 11popularTami Reiss

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The Business Agility behind Riot’s K/DA; the Fictional Band that Topped Real World Charts (Ahmed Sidky, Michael Robillard) Maryland Ballroom DpopularAhmed Sidky • Michael Robillard Agile and Scrum in Government Agencies - How Do We Make It Work? (Richard Cheng) National Harbor 2/3popularRichard Cheng Government Products Deserve Love Too (Jason Gudalis) National Harbor 4/5popularJason Gudalis Part 2 of 2: The Oppression of Structure and the Tyranny of Structurelessness (Johannes Schartau) National Harbor 8POPULARJohannes Schartau Cultural Values Mapping (Brandi Olson) Chesapeake 4/5/6Brandi Olson Part 2 of 2: How to Introduce Test-Driven Development (TDD) to Your Team. (James Shore) National Harbor 10James Shore Stop complaining and start learning! Retrospectives that drive real change (David Horowitz) Maryland Ballroom CDavid Horowitz Agile under pressure: shipping a disruptive medical device in less than two years (Robert Stohr, Jana De Cock) Chesapeake A/B/CRobert Stohr • Jana De Cock Growing Your Personal Design Heuristics (Rebecca Wirfs-Brock) Chesapeake G/H/IRebecca Wirfs-Brock Dev???Ops: The Missing Middle of Security (Elizabeth Ayer) Chesapeake 10/11/12Elizabeth Ayer Is There a Place for Individuals and Interactions in Enterprise Agility? (Em Campbell-Pretty, Adrienne Wilson) Maryland Ballroom AEm Campbell-Pretty • Adrienne Wilson The inevitability of Enterprise Agile Transformation Fatigue & How do you Reset (Aruna Chandrasekharan) Chesapeake D/E/FAruna Chandrasekharan Towards Agile Autonomous teams with Domain-Driven Design (Kenny Baas-Schwegler) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARKenny Baas-Schwegler Make It Easy: A Very Simple Approach to Continuous Improvement (Woody Zuill) Maryland Ballroom BWoody Zuill Brain Agility: Overcoming Cognitive Bias (Lisa Cooney) National Harbor 12/13Lisa Cooney Lightning Talks (Peter Green) Chesapeake 1/2/3Peter Green From Projects to Products: Aligning Strategy and Execution (Richard Knaster) National Harbor 11Richard Knaster Mindfulness, it's a practice... NOT perfection. LEAD Imperfectly! (Darren Hoevel) National Harbor 6/7Darren Hoevel Leveraging software development principles into automation framework (Aditi Mulay, Ricardo Mediavilla-Maldonado) Chesapeake J/K/LAditi Mulay • Ricardo Mediavilla-Maldonado

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Embracing Open Agility: Tales and Fails From Our Company-Wide Agile Journey (Jill Parsons, Jared Steinshouer) National Harbor 4/5POPULARJill Parsons • Jared Steinshouer Collaboration & Cooperation in Agile Teams (Esther Derby) National Harbor 2/3POPULAREsther Derby Part 1 of 2: Anti-fragility, Collaboration and Agile (Caitlin Walker, Andrea Chiou) National Harbor 8POPULARCaitlin Walker • Andrea Chiou What I’d loved to have known when I started coaching teams (Olaf Lewitz, Martin Alaimo) Maryland Ballroom APOPULAROlaf Lewitz • Martin Alaimo Part 1 of 2: Code Reviews - How to facilitate code reviews as a less-technical coach (Kim Castillo) National Harbor 10popularKim Castillo Human Systems Dynamics: Adaptive Action Lab (Jeremy Lightsmith, Glenda Eoyang) Chesapeake A/B/CpopularJeremy Lightsmith • Glenda Eoyang Save the World, Save Your Team - Shifting Mindsets through Cooperative Board Gaming (Chris Diller, Tom Diedrich) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARChris Diller • Tom Diedrich Helping IT HiPPOs dance to the Product-Focused tune (Salah Elleithy, George Dinwiddie) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARSalah Elleithy • George Dinwiddie What “Good” Looks Like: The 4-Quadrants of Product Ownership (Bob Galen) Maryland Ballroom DPOPULARBob Galen Ground Rules for Sustainable Code Refactoring (Amr Noaman) National Harbor 6/7popularAmr Noaman Beginning with an End in Mind: The Secrets of Re-Shaping an Enterprise with OKRs (Mariya Breyter) Chesapeake D/E/FPOPULARMariya Breyter Build Your Modern Management Mindset: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success (Johanna Rothman) National Harbor 12/13POPULARJohanna Rothman Using Beyond Budgeting and Sociocracy for agile-friendly performance appraisals (John Buck, Jutta Eckstein) Maryland Ballroom CpopularJohn Buck • Jutta ECKSTEIN The Learner's Brain - A User Manual to the Most Complex Thing in the Universe (Joe Ziadeh, Jolene Jangles) Maryland Ballroom BpopularJoe Ziadeh • Jolene Jangles Getting ahead of your Agile Delivery teams with a formalized discovery process (Stephanie Allen, Anjali Leon) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARStephanie Allen • Anjali Leon Liberating Strategy - Walking the Fine Line Between Rigidity and Planlessness (Johannes Schartau) National Harbor 11POPULARJohannes Schartau Self-Empathy as a Path to Targeted Self-Care (Lorraine Aguilar) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARLorraine Aguilar Technological Revolutions and what they mean for the Next Decade of Software Delivery (Mik Kersten) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARMik Kersten

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In Principle We Agree: From Development to Organizational Agility with Holacracy (Timo Punkka) National Harbor 4/5popularTimo Punkka Make It Happen: The World's First Agile Restaurant (Riccardo Mariti, Jeff Sutherland) Maryland Ballroom CPOPULARRiccardo Mariti • Jeff Sutherland Agile Development Practices (James Newkirk) National Harbor 2/3popularJames Newkirk Part 2 of 2: Anti-fragility, Collaboration and Agile (Caitlin Walker, Andrea Chiou) National Harbor 8POPULARCaitlin Walker • Andrea Chiou Facilitating Distributed Teams (Mark Kilby) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARMark Kilby That's Not Coaching! - a story that started over drinks (Chris Li, Brock Argue) Maryland Ballroom ApopularChris Li • Brock Argue Part 2 of 2: How to facilitate code reviews as a less-technical coach (Kim Castillo) National Harbor 10popularKim Castillo Mapping Value to Benefits Realized with Leading (not bleeding) Indicators (Christine Babowicz, Natalie Warnert) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARChristine Babowicz • Natalie Warnert Escape Velocity (Doc Norton) Maryland Ballroom DpopularDoc Norton Making Better Business Decisions with Flow Metrics (Dominica DeGrandis) National Harbor 11POPULARDominica DeGrandis Automation as a Lofty Goal (Christopher Lucian) Chesapeake A/B/CpopularChristopher Lucian BDD, ATDD, TDD, DDD, DP, OOAD, ... If You’re D’d out, Try A Holistic Approach (Ken Pugh) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARKen Pugh Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself - Emotional Self-Management for Leaders (Lorraine Aguilar) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARLorraine Aguilar Six Steps Towards Self-Learning Teams and Deliberately Developmental Organizations (Andy Cleff) Maryland Ballroom BpopularAndy Cleff Innovation Starts with Agile Portfolio Management (Corey Post) Chesapeake D/E/FPOPULARCorey Post The Curious Case of You (Samantha Laing, Tracey Moerkerk) National Harbor 6/7popularSamantha Laing • Tracey Moerkerk Stalwarts - Jeff Patton (Jeff Patton) Chesapeake G/H/IPOPULARJeff Patton Future of Agile is Diversity (Karina Kohl) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularKarina Kohl Sketchnoting Like a Pro (Raymond Zanden) National Harbor 12/13POPULARRaymond Zanden

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Wednesday, August 7
 

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Business Agility Lab: Facilitating a Mindset Shift Conference Entrance Live from DC, It's Saturday Night: the agility of SNL (John Krewson) National Harbor 4/5POPULARJohn Krewson 7 things we do for our agile transformation at scale (Cecile Auret) National Harbor 2POPULARCecile Auret Ca$hing in on Tru$t & Tran$parency (Ben Kopel, David Faurio) National Harbor 8popularBen Kopel • David Faurio What’s REALLY Going On? An Observational Skills Workshop (Julie Wyman, Mark Grove) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARJulie Wyman • Mark Grove Dynamic Reteaming From The Trenches, Doing a 180 on fixed team dogma (Laurens Bonnema, Laïla Nouijeh) National Harbor 11POPULARLaurens Bonnema • Laïla Nouijeh Visual Thinking for the Visually Reticent (Michael Keeling, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock) National Harbor 3POPULARRebecca Wirfs-Brock • Michael Keeling The Power of Design Sprints for Product Teams (Carlos Oliveira) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARCarlos Oliveira Prosperous Metrics: Solving the Scenarios we Struggle to Measure (Zach Bonaker, Jason Kerney) Maryland Ballroom BPOPULARZach Bonaker • Jason Kerney Agile Design Systems that Scale (Miriam Suzanne) Chesapeake D/E/FpopularMiriam Suzanne A Software Engineer's Guide to DevOps (Laurie Barth) National Harbor 6/7POPULARLaurie Barth Leading a 1,000-person Technical Culture Transformation Without Resistance (Arlo Belshee, James Shore) Maryland Ballroom CpopularArlo Belshee • James Shore A Report on the State of Agile in India (Deepti Jain) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularDeepti Jain Crucial Leadership Conversations – A Chance to Practice What You Preach (Bob Galen) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARBob Galen Laughing for Leadership - Strengthening Leadership Skills with Improv Comedy (Mary Lemmer) National Harbor 12/13POPULARMary Lemmer Will the Real Agile Leader Please Stand Out? (Christopher Avery, Michael Sahota) Maryland Ballroom DPOPULARChristopher Avery • Michael Sahota Explaining Agile to your 5-year old, your grandmother or your boss (Nate Adams) Maryland Ballroom ApopularNate Adams My LPM Toolkit: The Gambler + Sizing Chart (Christopher Pola, Laureen Knudsen) National Harbor 10POPULARChristopher Pola • Laureen Knudsen Stalwarts - Natalie Warnert (Natalie Warnert) Chesapeake G/H/IpopularNatalie Warnert Testers in the deployment pipeline - Blockers or assets? (Alan Parkinson) Chesapeake 10/11/12popularAlan Parkinson Title: Finding Efficiencies in Agile Testing (Melissa Tondi) Chesapeake 1/2/3popularMelissa Tondi

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Business Agility Lab: Alignment with HR Conference Entrance HR Goes Agile (Zuzana Sochova) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARZuzana Sochova Shorten that Feedback Cycle - Deliver Products that Customers Value (Ankur Saini) Chesapeake D/E/FPOPULARAnkur Saini Part 1 of 2: Upward Trend (Stuart McCalla) National Harbor 8popularStuart McCalla Communicating Effectively: Or Teaching Your Team How Not to Suck at Giving Feedback (Sarah Urriste, Josh Mehler) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARSarah Urriste • Josh Mehler Part 1 of 2: How to coach Exploratory Testing sessions (Lanette Creamer) National Harbor 10popularLanette Creamer Agile Leadership in a Diverse Cultural Environment (ElMohanned Mohamed) National Harbor 3popularElMohanned Mohamed EventStorming; Continuous discovery between multiple disciplines (Kenny Baas) National Harbor 11popularKenny Baas-Schwegler Understanding Customers using Jobs To Be Done (Kathryn Kuhn) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARKathryn Kuhn Evening the Odds: The Monte Carlo Technique for Project Forecasting (Hunter Tammaro) Maryland Ballroom DpopularHunter Tammaro What I Learned About Software Development from Origami (Jonathan Turner) National Harbor 4/5popularJonathan Turner Horse Before the Cart - An Outcome-Oriented Approach to SAFe® Transformations (Michael Hall) National Harbor 6/7POPULARMichael Hall Harvesting Mob Programming Patterns: Observing how we work (Michael Keeling, Joe Runde) Chesapeake 7/8/9POPULARMichael Keeling • Joe Runde A Playbook for an Agile Manager (Chris Philipsen) National Harbor 12/13POPULARChris Philipsen Your Agile Leadership Journey: Leading People, Managing Paradoxes (Paul Boos) Maryland Ballroom CpopularPaul Boos Making it Pop - Reflecting Practice in Experiential Learning (Jenny Tarwater) Maryland Ballroom ApopularJenny Tarwater Lightning Talks (Peter Green) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARPeter Green Escaping the Tragedy of WIP (Eric Willeke) Maryland Ballroom BpopularEric Willeke Stalwarts - Melissa Perri (Melissa Perri) Chesapeake G/H/IpopularMelissa Perri Business Owner: The Most Critical Role for the Future of Agile (Luiz Claudio Parzianello) National Harbor 2POPULARLuiz Claudio Parzianello Integrating Design Systems into an Agile Framework (Mark Wolfe) Chesapeake 10/11/12popularMark Wolfe

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Business Agility Lab:Business Agility Mentoring and Small Group Chats Conference Entrance #Winning: Why your strategy needs to reflect your path to victory (an ExxonMobil story) (Michael Adrian, Jeff Rosenbaugh) National Harbor 4/5POPULARMichael Adrian • Jeff Rosenbaugh Overview of the GAO Agile Assessment Guide (Michael Holland, Jennifer Leotta) Chesapeake D/E/FpopularMichael Holland • Jennifer Leotta Part 2 of 2: Upward Trend (Stuart McCalla) National Harbor 8popularStuart McCalla Pair-Coaching 101: Why, how, and how to actually make it work (Gerrit Lutter) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARGerrit Lutter Part 2 of 2: How to coach Exploratory Testing sessions. (Lanette Creamer) National Harbor 10popularLanette Creamer Out Beyond Estimates and No Estimates (George Dinwiddie) Maryland Ballroom BpopularGeorge Dinwiddie Introducing the Product Roadmap Wall: Build alignment & buy-in for your products (Chris Shinkle) Maryland Ballroom APOPULARChris Shinkle Playing With Personas for Better Products (Luke Hohmann) Maryland Ballroom DpopularLuke Hohmann Flow - Why Process Efficiency is a Key Metric for High Performing Agile Teams (Jeff Sutherland, Jessica Larsen) Maryland Ballroom CPOPULARJeff Sutherland • Jessica Larsen Software contracts or: how I learned to stop worrying and love releasing. (Seb Rose) Chesapeake 4/5/6popularSeb Rose Oops, We Inflicted DevOps on our Business--Now What? (Allison Pollard, Barry Forrest) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARAllison Pollard • Barry Forrest Lost in Transformation? Taking a Holistic Approach to Your Agile Transformation Journey (Kerri Sutey, Claire Atwell) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARKerri Sutey • Claire Atwell Building an effective ecosystem for women to excel (Archana Joshi) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularArchana Joshi Let’s Just Skip High-Performing and Go Straight to Badass! (Matt Badgley) National Harbor 12/13POPULARMatt Badgley Creating a distributed agile program office - beyond frameworks (Hendrik Esser) National Harbor 11POPULARHendrik Esser Do These Features Make My App Look Fat: The Visual Story Slicing Diet (Tommy Norman) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARTommy Norman My So-Called Agile Life (as seen through my Fitbit) (Nicola Sedgwick) National Harbor 2popularNicola Sedgwick Stalwarts - Linda Rising (Linda Rising) Chesapeake G/H/IPOPULARLinda Rising Hey, You Got Your TDD in my SQL DB! (Jeff McKenzie) National Harbor 3popularJeff McKenzie UX Within a Sprint? Designers Part of a Cross-Functional Team? Yes, Design Can be "Done"! (Gary Pedretti) National Harbor 6/7POPULARGary Pedretti

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Thursday, August 8
 

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The TBM Movement in Government – Friend or Foe to Agile Adoption? (Steve Mayner) Chesapeake D/E/FpopularSteve Mayner Part 1 of 2: Find your Edges (Kat Conner, Allmond McDermott) National Harbor 8POPULARKat Conner • Allmond McDermott Brain Talk: Using "clean" and other language patterns to enable deeper conversations (Mike Bowler) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARMike Bowler Get in Your Coaching Groove with Coaching Triggers (Damon Poole, Gillian Lee) Maryland Ballroom CpopularDamon Poole • Gillian Lee Part 1 of 2: How to facilitate a Mob Programming session as a coach? (Woody Zuill) National Harbor 10POPULARWoody Zuill How To Design and Build Agile Team Rooms that Rock! (Kathryn Aragon, Alfred Lorber) Chesapeake 10/11/12POPULARKathryn Aragon • Alfred Lorber The Art of Agile Conflict (William Kammersell, Lieschen Gargano) National Harbor 11POPULARWilliam Kammersell • Lieschen Gargano Design Thinking Workshop: Pass on Perfection (April Jefferson, Paul Boos) Maryland Ballroom ApopularApril Jefferson • Paul Boos Just Say No! Why Saying No is So Difficult for a Product Owner and How to Make it Easier (Tina McCoy) Chesapeake 1/2/3POPULARTina McCoy Making Work Visible: Role of Information Radiators in Agile and Telemetry in DevOps (Anil Jaising, Suresh Chinnam) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARAnil Jaising • Suresh Chinnam Successful Patterns for Transforming IT Infrastructure Service Delivery (Kelli Houston) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARKelli Houston The Sun Never Sets on the Problem Solving Workshop (Steve Adolph, Rochelle Tan) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularSteve Adolph • Rochelle Tan Empathy: A Keystone Leadership Habit (Paul Tevis) National Harbor 4/5POPULARPaul Tevis Innovation pipelines and the need for Lean Startup in large organizations (Christopher Lucian) National Harbor 12/13POPULARChristopher Lucian Prioritizing Portfolio Investments: A Lean Approach (Dean Leffingwell) Maryland Ballroom BPOPULARDean Leffingwell Finding energy for yourself (Karen Greaves) Maryland Ballroom DpopularKaren Greaves Is our Past a Prologue for a Post-Bureaucratic Agile Management Revolution? (Sanjiv Augustine) Chesapeake G/H/IpopularSanjiv Augustine Forget the QA! We’re a Cross-Functional Team!* *(But who has time to test anything?) (Marianne Erickson, Julie Clooney) National Harbor 3POPULARMarianne Erickson • Julie Clooney Augmented Agile Delivery - Agile Behaviour Meets Digital Engineering (David Norton) National Harbor 2popularDavid Norton Spark Digital Joy by Tidying Up Your Design, Code, and Feature List (Trace Wax) National Harbor 6/7popularTrace Wax

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My government agency is unique... just like all the other agencies (Joshua Seckel, mark ginise) Chesapeake D/E/FpopularJoshua Seckel • Mark Ginise Part 2 of 2: Find your Edges (Kat Conner, Allmond McDermott) National Harbor 8POPULARKat Conner • Allmond McDermott You as the Facilitator, pair and prepare your way to successful outcomes (Ant Boobier) Chesapeake 4/5/6Ant Boobier Part 2 of 2: How to facilitate a Mob Programming session as a coach? (Woody Zuill) National Harbor 10Woody Zuill Business Thermodynamics: The Art and Science of Creating Flow in Living Systems (Thomas Perry) Chesapeake 10/11/12Thomas Perry Testers & Developers: What Can You Teach Each Other? (Lisa Crispin, Bill Wake) Maryland Ballroom ALisa Crispin • Bill Wake What is Your Product? Making Large-scale Product Development Work (Andrew Repton, Ellen Gottesdiener) Chesapeake 1/2/3Andrew Repton • Ellen Gottesdiener Measuring Flow: Metrics that Matter (Hunter Tammaro, Julie Wyman) Maryland Ballroom DPOPULARHunter Tammaro • Julie Wyman Post-hoc systems architecture: an argument for microservices first for product development (Anastas Stoyanovksy) National Harbor 2popularAnastas Stoyanovksy DevOps Patterns to Enable Success with Microservices (Richard Mills) Chesapeake A/B/CPOPULARRichard Mills Extreme Self-Organization: A Pioneering Story of Agile Scaling with Open Space Technology (Ron Quartel, Kat Daugherty) National Harbor 6/7POPULARRon Quartel • Kat Daugherty Sharing techniques to continuously improve the XP Laboratory (Alfredo Goldman, Viviane Almeida Santos) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularAlfredo Goldman • Viviane Almeida Santos The Voice of the System (Stephan van Rooden) National Harbor 12/13popularStephan van Rooden Born To Learn (Aurelien Beraud) National Harbor 11popularAurelien Beraud More about Thinking Fast and Slow (Linda Rising) Maryland Ballroom BPOPULARLinda Rising Lightning Talks (Peter Green) Chesapeake J/K/LPOPULARPeter Green Collaborative Frameworks for Portfolio Prioritization (Luke Hohmann) Maryland Ballroom CpopularLuke Hohmann Creating a Culture of "Hope-Killing" With Realistic Product Roadmaps (Betsy Kauffman) National Harbor 3POPULARBetsy Kauffman Stalwarts - Joshua Kerievsky (Joshua Kerievsky) Chesapeake G/H/IpopularJoshua Kerievsky Agile in its Third Decade (Al Shalloway) National Harbor 4/5POPULARAl Shalloway

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Business Agility Lab: Mentoring and Facilitating the Enterprise Adoption Conference Entrance Sensemaking in organizations: How to create a practical Cynefin and sensemaking process (Ken Power, Tony Quinlan) Chesapeake D/E/FPOPULARTony Quinlan • Ken Power Nine levels of Agile Hell... and how to get out! (David Fogel, David Bujard) Chesapeake 4/5/6POPULARDavid Fogel • David Bujard Part 1 of 2: Functioning without leaders (Audacious Salonniere) National Harbor 8popularAudacious Salonniere A Coach’s Guide to Emotional Culture - An Interactive Workshop (Caroline Sauve) National Harbor 6/7POPULARCaroline Sauve Uncover and overcome immunity to change (Lucia Baldelli, Cherie Silas) Maryland Ballroom CpopularLucia Baldelli • Cherie Silas An Introduction to Technical Coaching for Less Technical Coaches (Andrea Goulet) National Harbor 10POPULARAndrea Goulet Black Holes and Revelations (Sarah Harper) National Harbor 12/13Sarah Harper How to Make Real Collaboration Possible (Gil Broza) Maryland Ballroom AGil Broza Challenge Everything! Using EventStorming to challenge your business and architecture too! (Alberto Brandolini) Chesapeake 1/2/3Alberto Brandolini Patterns of Object Instantiation (David Bernstein) Chesapeake A/B/CDavid Bernstein Service Ownership @Slack (Holly Allen) National Harbor 2Holly Allen Traveling the Agile Base Camps to Scale (Katherine Paquet) National Harbor 3Katherine Paquet Using Design Methods to Establish Healthy DevOps Practices (Aras Bilgen) Chesapeake 7/8/9popularAras Bilgen Mindful Agile Leadership – the elements of mindful success (Kathy Berkidge, Geof Ellingham) Maryland Ballroom DKathy Berkidge • Geof Ellingham Adapting TBR for Remote Learning (Shane Hastie, Shannon Ewan) Maryland Ballroom BShane Hastie • Shannon Ewan Facing your Demons: Navigating Self-Talk (Feral Rizvi) National Harbor 11Feral Rizvi Being an Agile Leader is Challenging AND Completely Worth it – Let’s talk (Tricia Broderick) Chesapeake G/H/ITricia Broderick Help! I am Drowning in 2 Weeks Sprints...How do I determine what NOT to Test! (Mary Thorn) National Harbor 4/5Mary Thorn A World Without Hierarchy: Experimenting with the Future of Work (Mark Cruth) Chesapeake J/K/LMark Cruth Practical Personas Under Pressure (Melissa Eggleston) Chesapeake 10/11/12Melissa Eggleston

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Business Agility Lab: Afternoon ACN Lean Coffee on Business Agility Topics: Conference Entrance Business Agility Lab: Business Agility Mentoring and Small Group Chats Conference Entrance Agile's Dirty Little Secret Is Out! (Robert Woods) National Harbor 12/13Robert Woods Merging onto the Agile Highway - Overcoming Speed Bumps to Become an Agile Enterprise (Julie VanWiel) Chesapeake 10/11/12Julie VanWiel Part 2 of 2: Functioning without leaders (Audacious Salonniere) National Harbor 8Audacious Salonniere Liberating Structures... 36 tried and true facilitation techniques to amp up collaboration (Alex Sloley) Maryland Ballroom CAlex Sloley Tech Lightning (Llewellyn Falco) National Harbor 10Llewellyn Falco 3... 2... 1... We have Sprint-Off (Talia Lancaster, Angie Doyle) Maryland Ballroom ATalia Lancaster • Angie Doyle Harness the Power of Mobbing to Lift Unheard Voices (Jeff Brinkerhoff) Chesapeake D/E/FJeff Brinkerhoff Using Metrics for Good not Evil: or How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the KPIs (John Tanner) Chesapeake 4/5/6John Tanner Deep Stack - Tracer Bullets and ZOMBIES in a Green Field IoT Product (James Grenning) Chesapeake J/K/LJames Grenning Coaching deployment size down and frequency up (Alan Parkinson) Chesapeake 1/2/3popularAlan Parkinson Inspect and adapt! Introducing Obeya as the next Agile practice (Nienke Alma) Maryland Ballroom DNienke Alma Mapping The Enterprise Agile Journey (Stephen Denning) National Harbor 3Stephen Denning Speed-bumps and Potholes on the Road from Projects to Products (Mike Griffiths) Chesapeake 7/8/9Mike Griffiths Yin and Yang of the Self-Managing Organization: A New Role for Management and Leadership (Michael Hamman) National Harbor 2Michael Hamman How The Olympics Can Make you a Better Person (Sandy Mamoli) Maryland Ballroom BpopularSandy Mamoli I’m Still Working on My Masterpiece (Megan Windle) National Harbor 11popularMegan Windle The Four Pillars of Happiness to Maintain Daily Well-Being (Amitabh Sinha, Michael de la Maza) National Harbor 6/7Amitabh Sinha • Michael de la Maza Assessing the obstacles to agility through UNLEARNING. (Jessie Shternshus) Chesapeake G/H/IpopularJessie Shternshus Rethinking quality and the engineers who protect it (Andrew Smelser) Chesapeake A/B/CpopularAndrew Smelser Evil by Design (Kit Oliynyk) National Harbor 4/5popularKit Oliynyk

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Friday, August 9
 

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