Agile Arizona 2021

Arizona's Virtual Agile Conference

Attend from the comfort of your home or office

Nov 11 & 12 - General Conference (9:00a–4:20p PHX time)
Nov 10 - Half-day Workshops
Nov 8–9 - Certification/Training (CSM, A-CSM, & more)

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At a glance

This year's virtual conference distilled into the six essentials TL;DRs


Attend from the comfort of your sofa,
backyard, or home office


Nov 11–12 - General Conference
Nov 9 - Half-day Workshops
Nov 8–9 - Certification/Training


Affordable Tickets
incl. access to conference recordings


40+ global, national and local Experts,
Coaches & Trainers

Workshops & Certifications

Select from several half-day
Pre-conference Workshops or
full Certifications Courses


You and your fellow
Practitioners & Enthusiasts

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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.


Jurgen Appelo - Keynote speaker at Agile Arizona

Jurgen Appelo

Author, "Management 3.0" | Co-founder, Agile Lean Europe

Agility, Innovation, Experience, and Leadership

The Versatile Organization

Lyssa Adkins - Keynote speaker at Agile Arizona

Lyssa Adkins

Coach. Facilitator. Teacher. Inspirer.

Author, "Coaching Agile Teams" | Agile & Leadership Coach |

Comfort in the Discomfort - Using Agile & Edge Theory to Metabolize Change in Uncertain Times

Certification Courses

We're proud to announce our training partners and sponsors, who are offering CSM, ACSM, CSPO, ICP-ACC, and ICP-CAT certifications at a 25% discount to Agile Arizona conference attendees!

The remote format of the certification courses this year is comprised of 2 full-day sessions from Nov 8–9. The ICP-ACC course requires an additional session; participants can choose to attend on Nov 10, or have the option to select an alternate session to avoid a conflict with any Agile Arizona Workshops.

Click on a coach or course title to find out more about each certification.

Jake Calabrese

Co-founder, Helping Improve LLC

Coach, Trainer, and Coach-Consultant

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) Course

Ken Rickard

Change Agility Trainer - Evolvement Change LLC

When change is the constant, how we responded is the variable

ICAgile Certified Professional in Coaching Agile Transitions (ICP-CAT) Course

Steve Spearman

Trainer, Agile Coach, Founder, Full Spectrum Agile

Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) Course

Tricia Broderick

Trainer & Coach, Founder, Ignite  Insight+Innovation

Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® (A-CSM) Course

Workshop Speakers

Click on the speaker or workshop title for details about each workshop.

Linda Rising

Speaker, Author, Independent Consultant

Patterns, agile, change, and your brain.

Influence Strategies for Practitioners

Mark Wavle

Lead Coach and Trainer, Unstuck Careers


Creative Conflict: Breaking Away from Fight or Flight

Peter Green

Co-founder, Agile Coach and Trainer, Humanizing Work


The Three Jobs of Agile Management

Richard Kasperowski

High-Performance Teams

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

Building Great Teams: Culture and Core Protocols

Session Speakers

Click on the speaker or session title for details about each session.

Adam Mattis

Partner & Enterprise Advisor, Scaled Agile

Navigate the Future with the Business Agility Value Stream

Angela Johnson

Agile Angela

Chief Change Officer, Collaborative Leadership Team

Get Your Hands Off the Team's Work!

Anu Smalley

Coach and Trainer,
Capala Consulting Group

The DNA of an Effective Product Owner

April Jefferson

Soul Craftswoman

Generative Coach and Curator of Spaces

LIVE with Soul Craftswoman and Your Agile Lady

Barry Stahl

Co-Founder of AZGiveCamp

Solution Architect and Developer

Defining the Business Domain using Event Storming

Bob Payne

SVP of Agile Transformation, LitheSpeed

ScrumBan – Effectively Combining Scrum and Kanban

Chris Smith

Head of Product Delivery, Redgate Software

Three years of self-selection reteaming at Redgate Software

Damon Poole

Independent entrepreneur and Agile Coach

Reflective and More Effective

Diana Larsen

Chief Connector/Co-Founder, Agile Fluency® Project

Breaking Free from Blame

Glenda Dilts

Associate Professor, Grand Canyon University

Project or not?

Jake Calabrese

Leadership and team coach, consultant, and trainer with Helping Improve

Projects and Products - Unravelling the confusion and making prioritization problems transparent

Judy Rees

Consultant, Rees McCann Partnership

Connecting Remotely Beyond Meetings

Julee Everett

Business, Product, and People Agility

6 Negotiating Tips for Stakeholder Management

Kate Megaw

Founder & CEO, ARCLight Agile

The DNA of an Effective Product Owner

Ken Rickard

National Change and Agility Coach, Insight - Digital Innovation

Becoming A Change Resilient Organization

Kurt Schmidt

Host of the Schmidt List Podcast

President, Foundry

How to Embrace Chaos and Be Antifragile

Leah Ward

Delivery Manager, Workiva

Nice Teams Finish Last

Lemont Chambliss

I help organizations discover better ways of working

6 Negotiating Tips for Stakeholder Management

Linda Rising

Patterns, agile, change, and your brain.

Science or Stories?

Mark Kilby

Organizational coach, author, consultant, community (re)builder, distributed agile expert, and habitual collaborator

Where Does Our Future Lead? Remote, Hybrid Remote or Elsewhere?

Mark Wavle

Lead Coach and Trainer, Unstuck Careers

Improving Outcomes with Evidence-Based Management

Mesut Durukal

Test Automation Lead, Rapyuta Robotics

Building Quality

Mike Ritchie

National Agile Coach and Change Agent, Insight Digital Innovation

Kanban - "You say it best when you say nothing at all"

Molood Ceccarelli

Remote Work Expert and Agile Coach, CEO of Remote Forever

Be Agile Remotely

NiJay Gaines

Delivery Manager, Workiva

Nice Teams Finish Last

Nils Hyoma

Senior Agile Coach, Novatec Consulting GmbH

The Sprint Review: Source for Collaboration and Communication

Rhonda Middlin

Agilist, mentor, life long learner

Technical Product Manager, TechSmith

Agile Tropes In The Wild

Sweta Mistry

Multi-faceted Coach & Trainer, passionate about humanizing processes

Practical Product Discovery

Tricia Broderick

Ignite Insight + Innovation

Breaking Free from Blame

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