Schedule 2020

Day 1
May 15, 2020
8:00 am - 8:45 am

Registration and Networking

Opening Keynote – Claudio Perrone – Continuous Innovation & Change with PopcornFlow

Life is made of choices, but we don’t choose very often. We take the path of less resistance, the default option.  We cling to old habits, we conform. Arguably, we...
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Claudio Perrone
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Break

Realizing the Benefits of Agility

if you are in a position of championing agile change – regardless of your official title – you can appreciate the myriad of challenges that agile change represents to organizations....
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Dave Moran
Dave Moran

How Does AI Work Anyway?

I once heard someone say that data scientists “don’t know” what’s happening under the covers of an artificial intelligence program. This sounded like a challenge. Piqued with curiosity, “How does...
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Joseph Pratt

Wicked Leadership for Wicked Problems

Urban planner Horst Rittel used the term “wicked problems” in the 1960’s to describe problems that spring from many diverse sources, which are emergent, evolving, shifting, and will never have...
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Miljan Bajic
Miljan Bajic

Leading People in Change and Complexity

Change is tough. Growing complexity has made change a near constant pressure. Effective leadership asks and requires we expand how we respond to change. Leading People in Change and Complexity...
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Kevin Callahan

High-Performance Teams are Masters of Mindfulness Meditation

High-performance teams are masters of mindfulness. The individual team members have high self-awareness. They know who they are, how they feel, and what they want. They always know the right...
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Richard Kasperowski
11:05 am - 11:25 am

Break

Soul-Sucking Job of Obligation

Life is about experiences. We are going to have good experiences and bad experiences. People say experiences throughout our lives make up the person who we are. Sometimes we feel...
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Keith Weisel

The Value of Subtraction in Agile Transformations

Business as usual, the way things have always been done, too busy to improve! Sound familiar? The art of critically removing the noise from transformations creates focus for high impact...
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Barbara O’Connor
Barbara O’Connor
11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch

Culture has Agile for Lunch

This session is for agile transformation leaders, coaches and other champions who in their work often encounter a key obstacle to agile organizational development – the organisational culture being at...
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Jasmina Nikolic

Agile Transformation Explained

In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to form the right kinds of teams, build the right...
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Mike Cottmeyer

Stop Being Fake Listeners

Many people break their relationships because of ineffective listening. After traveling around the world to run my Agile workshops, I have found that my attendees did not listen carefully, and...
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Dahm M. Hongchai
Dahm M. Hongchai

Models of Product Ownership

The concept of a Product Owner was introduced in Scrum to differentiate this role from a traditional product manager or project manager role, both of which were inadequate to fully...
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Jim York
Jim York

The Invisible Third Rail in Agile “Transformation”

How to self-organize a path through the mine-field of status, without blowing yourself up.
Patricia Kong
Patricia Kong
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

Achieving organizational agility with Objectives and Key Results

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) have been well known for decades now, and John Doerr’s book on Measuring What Matters became a hit immediately after it was published. However, while...
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Mariya Breyter

Unleashing Generation Agile

We are in crisis. And we are not saving it. From dehumanizing workplaces to a planet that is becoming more and more uninhabitable each year. As Agilists, we know how...
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John Miller
John Miller

Remote Teams, Virtual Meetings and Higher Performance: CLEAN MEETINGS

Remote labor is the new reality. Successful agility at scale means successfully dealing with remote teams, and remote, distributed talent. It means having a very clear plan and a very...
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Daniel Mezick
DANIEL MEZICK
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Break

Playful Leadership – How to Enable Transformational Change and Have Fun Doing It

Does creating change seem like a constant uphill struggle? Are you blocked by relentless resistance? Do you feel lost and alone in your efforts to create positive change? It turns...
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Portia Tung
Portia Tung