03 - 04 November 2016
M Shed, Bristol, UK

Programme

Agile in the City: Bristol included more than 20 sessions from several of the UK's leading Agile thinkers.

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Day 1 Thursday 3 November

08:30

Conference Registration

09:15

John Clapham Cotelic Coaching & Consultancy
Aino Corry Metadeveloper

Welcome to Agile in the City: Bristol 2016

10:30

Tea / coffee break

11:00

Stream 1

Case Study 

Agile is a team sport

45 minutes

Matt Jukes

Defra


Experience Report 

Organisation-wide agility

45 minutes

Glenn Smith

Tootechnical Ltd

Stream 3

Tutorial 

Death by user stories

90 minutes

Jenny Martin

Collaborate Solutions Ltd

Pete Buckney

Co Made Ltd

Stream 2

Hands-On 

A masterclass in technical practices for developers

180 minutes

Jon Jagger

self employed

12:30

lunch break

13:30

Stream 1

Case Study 

Being agile in Cornwall

45 minutes

Belinda Waldock

Being Agile, Software Cornwall, Agile on the Beach


Case Study 

Agile life lessons - looking beyond the processes

45 minutes

Scott Fulton

SF Web Solutions

Stream 2

Case Study 

Anchoring biases, group think and other nuisances, practical methods to outsmart your team

45 minutes

John Clapham

Cotelic Coaching & Consultancy


Case Study 

Agility and process maturity

45 minutes

Edith Valencia

Desynit

Stream 3

Hands-On 

The Lego Flow Game

90 minutes

Sal Freudenberg

SalFreudenberg

Karl Scotland

Availagility

Stream 4

Continued Session

Hands-On 

A masterclass in technical practices for developers

180 minutes

Jon Jagger

self employed

15:00

Tea / coffee break

15:30

Stream 1

Tutorial 

7 essential tips for agile value delivery

60 minutes

Benjamin Mitchell

Equal Experts

Stream 2

Q&A 

Agile data across government

60 minutes

Barry Jeffreys

Office of National Statistics

Dan Klein

Valtech

Stream 4

Workshop 

The write stuff

60 minutes

Kevlin Henney

Curbralan

16:35

17:30

end of day

Agile in the City Social Evening at the Beer Emporium

Come and join the fun and networking at the Agile in the City: Bristol social evening!

Join us for board games from "Chance & Counter", as well as beers, wine, soft drinks and pizza at one of Bristol's best bars, The Beer Emporium.

17.30 onwards

Day 2 Friday 4 November

08:30

Conference Registration

10:00

Tea / coffee break

10:30

Stream 1

Case Study 

Self-organising teams - unicorns or the real deal?

45 minutes

Dariusz Wylon

Selleo


Case Study 

UX is team work

45 minutes

Mariana Morris

Oxford Computer Consultants

Stream 2

Tutorial 

Bringing big ideas to life

90 minutes

Calum McGowan

Auto Trader Group plc

Pete Farrell

Auto Trader Group plc

Stream 3

Tutorial 

Letting everyone win

90 minutes

Robert Rees

The Guardian

Stream 4

Hands-On 

Refactor away that nasty odour

90 minutes

Willem van den Ende

QWAN

Rob Westgeest

QWAN

12:00

lunch break

13:00

Stream 1

Case Study 

How fusing Agile & UX is helping re-shape the future of renewable energy

45 minutes

Matt Chequer

DNV GL

Matt Corrall

DNV GL


Case Study 

Mayden’s scrum transformation

45 minutes

Rob Cullingford

Mayden

Claire Tuckey

Mayden

Stream 2

Tutorial 

Listen with your eyes

45 minutes

Helen Lisowski

NewVoiceMedia


Workshop 

Telling better stories

45 minutes

David Evans

Neuri

Stream 3

Hands-On 

Improvising with agile

90 minutes

Paul Goddard

Agilify

Stream 4

Hands-On 

Three questions of quality - a practical exploration to gather, extract and communicate information

90 minutes

Tom Roden

Neuri Consulting

Sharath Byregowda

Independent Consultant

14:30

Tea / coffee break

15:00

Stream 1

Tutorial 

Xanpan - the XP/Kanban hybrid

60 minutes

Allan Kelly

Stream 2

Experience Report 

How to break apart a monolithic system safely without destroying your team

60 minutes

Matthew Skelton

Skelton Thatcher Consulting

Stream 3

No session in this stream

Stream 4

Case Study 

It's (still) okay to be pragmatic!

60 minutes

James Harvey

Agile Snap

16:00

John Clapham Cotelic Coaching & Consultancy
Aino Corry Metadeveloper

Conference close

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Session Types

Need help planning which sessions to attend? We've provided a breakdown of our various session types below.


Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of service design techniques. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.

Hands-On

Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.

Tutorial

A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.

Workshop

An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.

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