If you're going to be in the Seattle area next month, or need a reason to be, consider attending the APLN Seattle Leadership Summit at the Edgewater Hotel on July 17 & 18. The theme this year is, “Advancing the Agile Enterprise.”
The APLN Leadership Summit include the exploration of agile leadership of projects and enterprises. Under the guidance of the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN), the summit objectives are to connect, develop, and support great project and enterprise leaders.
There will be two leadership keynotes from:
- Lisa Haneberg, author of seven books including 10 Steps to Be a Successful Manager and Two Weeks to a Breakthrough.
- John Yuzdepski, a partner at Management Concepts LLC specializing in product transitions and commercialization of new technology and a veteran of the mobile communications industry.
Topics and experts include:
- Collaboration Games by Luke Hohmann and Allan Shalloway
- Kanban by David Anderson and Corey Ladas
- Scrum by Brent Barton and Lance Young
- Getting Started with Agile by Mitch Lacey and Julie Chickering
- Writing Agile Contracts by Bruce Eckfeldt and Jim Benson
- Agile Program Management by Mike Griffiths and Mike Cottmeyer
- Real Option Theory by Chris Matts and Olav Maassen
- Agile User Experience by Arlen Bankston and Jeff Patten
In addition, Dale Christian, CIO of Avanade, will head a panel of senior leaders discussing their experiences.
Register now and get the early bird special price of $300 until June 17th.
As you may recall, David Anderson was a member of the original Team System product team (now a principal at Modus Cooperandi) and made a number of valuable contributions, including MSF for CMMI Process Improvement. He is also an excellent author and blogger.
This should be an educational two days, and the best time to visit Seattle is July and August.