Agile Arizona 2019

Arizona's regional Agile Conference

The Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ

Nov 22, Fri - Full day Conference
Nov 21, Thu - Pre-conference Workshops
Nov 20 & 21 - 2-Day Certifications (CSM, CSPO, CAL, SA)

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At a glance

The conference distilled into the six essentials TL;DRs

Location

The Desert Willow Conference Center,
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dates

Nov 22 - Full day Conference
Nov 21 - Pre-conference Workshops
Nov 20–21 - 2-day Certifications / Classes

Tickets

Affordable Tickets
incl. breakfast, lunch & snacks
 

Speakers

35+ national and local Experts,
Coaches & Trainers
 

Workshops & Certifications

Select from several half-day
Pre-conference Workshops or
2-day Certifications / Classes

Attendees

You and 400+ fellow Practitioners
& Enthusiasts
 

Meet Your Speakers

Allow us introduce you to your keynote, session and workshop speakers.
Click on the speaker or talk title to find out more.

Keynote

Melissa Perri - Keynote speaker at Agile Arizona

Melissa Perri

CEO & Founder, ProdUX Labs

Created online product management school ProductInstitute.com. Trains next generation of CPOs w/ Insight Partners. Author of The Build Trap.

Escaping the Build Trap

2-day Classes and Certifications

We're proud to announce Agile for All as our training partner and sponsor, who are offering CSM, CSPO and CAL certifications at a 25% discount to Agile Arizona conference attendees!

Click on a coach or course title to find out more about the 2-day classes.

Peter Green

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile For All

Certified Agile Leadership® (CAL) Course

Richard Lawrence

Co-owner, Agile Trainer and Coach, Agile For All

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO) Course

Steve Spearman

Trainer and Agile Coach, Agile For All

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) Course

Charles Maddox

Principal, The I4 Group

Enterprise Lean | Leadership Coach
 

Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist (SA) Course

Kalpesh Shah

Director of Agile Transformation, IntraEdge

Product Evangelist, Culture Hacker, Design Thinker, Digital Product Coach, Public Speaker, avid Sketchnoter & participant of Doodle Revolution

The Art and Science of Product Management: Going Beyond Certification

Sean McKeever

VP of Product Management, Integrate

Sean loves being an agent of change for software product teams!

The Art and Science of Product Management: Going Beyond Certification

Workshop Speakers

Click on the speaker or workshop title to find out more.

Allison Pollard

Agile Coach & Principal Consultant, Improving

Agile coach helping people discover their agile instincts and develop their coaching abilities. Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, foodie, & glasses wearer

Getting Real without Getting Fired - Saying things in a way people can hear

Damon Poole

Agile Coach; Founder, Nexxle

Entrepreneur, Innovator and Agile Coach
 

Introduction to Professional Coaching in an Agile Environment
 

Dimitri Ponomareff

Enterprise Coach; Founder, Kanban Zone

Results oriented coach who always challenges clients and audiences to rethink their boundaries and achieve greater results.

Improve Efficiency & Delivery with a Portfolio Kanban
 

Jenny Tarwater

Agile Coach & Trainer, Agile Velocity

Agile Enthusiast. Learner. Collaboration Coach. Trainer. Speaker. Ally-in-Training. Connector. Volunteer

Power Pause for Cohesive Collaboration!

Lyn Barrett

Agile Coach / Scrum Master, Improving

Always ready to engage in a really nerdy Agile conversation … or to talk about skiing

Getting Real without Getting Fired - Saying things in a way people can hear

Richard Kasperowski

High-Performance Teams

Great Teams and Results | Agile | Open Space Technology | Core Protocols | CoderDojo

Building Great Teams: Culture and Core Protocols

Session Speakers

Click on the speaker or workshop title to find out more.

Adam Weisbart

Agile Coach & Certified Scrum Trainer, Weisbart Consulting

Agile Antipatterns - The Agilist's Guide to Traps, Tripwires, and Treachery

Allison Pollard

Agile Coach & Principal Consultant, Improving

Agile coach helping people discover their agile instincts and develop their coaching abilities. Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, foodie, & glasses wearer

The Strength of Our Strengths

Barbara Anderson

Agile Coach, Trainer & Software Section Head, Raytheon

Passionate about helping teams remove waste and deliver value

Beware the Dark Side of Metrics!

Barry Stahl

Solution Architect, Carvana

Co-Founder of AZGiveCamp

Things Your Dev Team Hopes You Know
 

Cat Swetel

Engineering Manager, Ticketmaster

Senior DevOpper, Agile & Lean Consultant

193 Easy Steps to DevOpsing Your Monolith
 

Damon Poole

Agile Coach; Founder, Nexxle

Entrepreneur, Innovator and Agile Coach
 

Learn/Teach Agile by Fighting Monsters!
 

Dimitri Ponomareff

Enterprise Coach; Founder, Kanban Zone

Results oriented coach who always challenges clients and audiences to rethink their boundaries and achieve greater results.

Portfolio Kanban to focus on the right work at the right time

Gervais Johnson

Sr Director National Agile Practice, MATRIX Resources

Agile Emotional IQ - Agile Coach Secret Weapon
 

Jenny Tarwater

Agile Coach & Trainer, Agile Velocity

Agile Enthusiast. Learner. Collaboration Coach. Trainer. Speaker. Ally-in-Training. Connector. Volunteer

Moving Motivators - Getting to know you better!

Jeremy Wood

Director of National Agile Practice, MATRIX Resources

Agile Emotional IQ - Agile Coach Secret Weapon
 

Jonathan Lowsley

VP of Systems Engineering, Dealer Inspire

Passionate Leader, Lean thinker, Infrastructure Visionary, People over Process, DevOps changed my life

Strengthening Alignment and Engagement between Software and Ops Teams

Joshua Seckel

Agile Lead, Deloitte Digital

Government and enterprise agilist.

Agile Outsourcing
 

Kalpesh Shah

Director of Agile Transformation, IntraEdge

Product Evangelist, Culture Hacker, Design Thinker, Digital Product Coach, Public Speaker, avid Sketchnoter & participant of Doodle Revolution

Build Better Products with Hypothesis Tracker

Ken Rickard

Agile Coach, Insight - Digital Innovation

Friend of People / Agility Farmer / Agile Data Coach / PST Candidate

Redefining Accountability in a Flexible World
 

Kyle Morton

Agile Coach, Insight Enterprises

Stop starting and start finishing

The Science of Focus: Unleashing the power of focused teams

Llewellyn Falco

Founder & Consultant, Spun Laboratories Inc.

Agile Coach, Creator of ApprovalTests, Co-Founder of TeachingKids Programming. Legacy Code Expert

Mob Programming

Maddie Grejda

Agile Coach & Head of Agile COE, CBRE

Learner, lover of the written word, yogini, runner, and avid packers fan

How big is your WIG?
 

Manuel Ramirez

Business Development Specialist / Agile Coach

Organizational scholar, explorer of virtual worlds, budding oenophile, and human coffee filter.

Agile virtual teams: The undervalued key to organizational agility

Mark Wavle

National Agile Lead, Insight Digital Innovation

Facilitation Fitness: Get Your Collaboration in Shape

Matt Ettler

Technical Consultant, Slalom

Agile means no documentation
 

Noreen Emanuel

Team Lead & Agile Coach, American Airlines

 

The Strength of Our Strengths

Peter Green

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile For All

Leadership Development Coach with Agile For All, Jazz Trumpeter

The Emergence of the Agile Organization

Peter Green2

Agile Coach and Trainer, Agile For All

Leadership Development Coach with Agile For All, Jazz Trumpeter

Value Innovation & Strategy
 

Ravneet Kaur

President & CEO, Agile School Inc.

Enterprise Lean Agile Coach and Trainer, Thought Leader and Motivational Speaker

How much control is needed for self-organizing teams?
 

Richard Kasperowski

High-Performance Team Building

Great Teams and Results | Agile | Open Space Technology | Core Protocols | CoderDojo

Team Building Starts with You: The Alignment & Connection Canvas

Richard Lawrence

Co-owner, Agile Trainer and Coach, Agile For All

Value Innovation & Strategy
 

Rob Myers

Principal Instructor and Coach, Agile for All

Follow Your Nose to Incremental Software Design
 

Scott Showalter

Enterprise Agile Coach, Ford

Forming Dream Teams to Create Dream Products

Icebox Zero: Agile UX and the Lean Backlog

Sean McKeever

VP of Product Management, Integrate

Sean loves being an agent of change for software product teams!

Modern Product Managers: How can you become a great product leader?

Sweta Mistry

Organizational & Agile Coach/Trainer, Bloomberg

Multi-faceted Coach & Trainer, passionate about humanizing processes

Building your ScrumMaster Toolkit

V. Lee Henson

CEO & President, AgileDad

Certified Scrum Trainer - Agile Guru

Top 5 Agile Secrets...
 

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