Speakers

We are bringing a great line up of diverse speakers from all around the world!

Hugo Lourenço

Steve Denning

Mario Moreira

Doc Norton

Leonoor Koomen

Nigel Thurlow

Craig Larman

Abiodun Osoba

Dave Snowden

Andrea Tomasini

Claudio Pimentel

Anu Smalley

Jesse Fewell

Diana Larsen

Woody Zuill

Llewellyn Falco

Jeff “Cheezy” Morgan

João Sepúlveda Maia

John R. Turner

Charlie Protzman

Chet Hendrickson

Howard Sublett

Maria Matarelli

Stuart Young

Andrea Provaglio

Pedro Ramos

Agenda

Please check back for more details as we update the agenda.

Day 1 – eXperience Agile Conference (30 Sept.)

A Business Agility Day
Everything executives and managers need to know about Agility, Methods, Frameworks.

09h00 – Conference Opening, by Hugo Lourenço
09h10 – THE AGE OF AGILE, by Steve Denning
09h30 – PURSUING SUSTAINABLE AGILITY, by Howard Sublett
09h45 – THE AGILE FUTURIST, by Mario Moreira
10h15 – ESCAPE VELOCITY, by Doc Norton
10h45 – Coffee Break & Networking
11h15 – LEADERSHIP IN A SCALING AGILE ENVIRONMENT, by Leonoor Koomen
11h45 – DESCALING, NOT SCALING WITH LeSS, by Craig Larman
12h15 – THE TOYOTA FLOW SYSTEM, by Nigel Thurlow – Toyota Connected
12h45 – Lunch & Networking @ Museum of Communications
14h15 – RETURNING AGILE TO THE WILD (AFTER A PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE DOMESTICATION), by Dave Snowden
15h00 – MOVING FROM AGILE TO AGILITY, by Andrea Tomasini
15h30 – CASE STUDY @ COFIDIS, by Claudio Pimentel – Cofidis
15h40 – Coffee Break & Networking
16h00 – TEAM SELF-FORMATION: THE FIRST STEP TO TEAM SELF-ORGANIZATION, by Anu Smalley
16h30 – HALF-AGILE: 5 LEADERSHIP MISTAKES DILUTING YOUR TRANSFORMATION, by Jesse Fewell
17h00 – WHY “FOCUSING” TEAMS ROCK!, by Diana Larsen
17h30 – GRAND FINALE
18h15 – Closing

Day 2 – DevOps Conference (1 Oct.)

A Technical Agility Day
Everything executives and managers need to know about Agility, Methods, Frameworks.

09h00 – Conference Opening, by Hugo Lourenço
09h15 – MOB PROGRAMMING AND THE POWER OF FLOW, by Woody Zuill
09h45 – TECHNICAL COACHING TOOLBOX, by Llewellyn Falco
10h15 – COMPETING WITH SPEED: CONTINUOUS DELIVERY EXPLAINED, by Jeff “Cheezy” Morgan
10h45 – AGILE AND DEVOPS: ENABLING A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – CASE STUDY @EDP, by João Sepúlveda Maia – EDP

Agile and DevOps have a huge role in the digital transformation of EDP. In this presentation we will present the agile and devops transformation, the challenges and lessons learned.

11h00 – Coffee Break & Networking
11h30 – TEAM EFFECTIVENESS ≠ TEAM PERFORMANCE, by John R. Turner

This presentation will dispel the myths that team effectiveness is equivalent to team performance. A new formula for team effectiveness will be presented along with a discussion of each of the components that result in effective teams.

12h00 – PLAN DO CHECK ACT: THE FOUNDATION FOR SCRUM AND ITERATIVE THINKING, by Charlie Protzman

– Discuss history of PDCA
– How we use PDCA with iterative thinking to help companies succeed
– Importance of PDCA skills with scrum

12h20 – AGILE’S PLACE IN THE WORLD: HOW TO GET TO VALUE, by Chet Hendrickson
12h45 – Closing
13h00 – Lunch & Networking @ Museum of Communications

Day 3 – Agile Human Factors Conference (2 Oct.)

A Human-Centric perspective for Team Work – Teams before Frameworks and Methods.
Highlights include The Art of Debriefing and High-Performance Teaming from the military.

Only 100 seats are available – Registration by invitation.
“Best Deal” Tickets have direct access to this conference up to the capacity limit.

09h00 – Opening Speech, by Professor Marco Capitão Ferreira
09h10 – CONFERENCE OPENING, by Hugo Lourenço & Stuart Young
   Keynote explaining VISION and where the jigsaw puzzle pieces fit.
09h30 – HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS FOR EVERY BUSINESS NEEDS, by Diana Larsen
   Team, Leadership, Vision and Values.
09h50 – INTENT ON HOW TO LEAD TEAMS, by Andrea Provaglio 
   Using power and influence in leading Agile teams.
10h10 – WHY DO WE NEED PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY IN DRIVING TEAMS?, by TCOR Garcia Lopes, representing the Army Center for Applied Psychology & TCOR António Rosinha, Portuguese Army Psychologists
10h30 – Coffee Break & Networking

11h00 – THINK, WRITE, SHARE | DISCUSSION ON THE TABLE
12h00 – PANEL FOR DEBRIEFING LEARNING POINTS, moderated by BGEN Pedro Salvada, Portuguese Air Force

Special participation of:
John R. Turner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas
– Nigel Thurlow, Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected
12h45 – LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE MORNING SESSION, by CALM António Gameiro Marques, Homeland Director
13h00 – Lunch & Networking
14h00 – COMMANDER’S INTENT: LEADING EXPERT TEAMS IN NAVAL WARFARE, by CMG Costa e Sousa & CMG Martins de Brito, Portuguese Navy
14h20 – THE STRATEGIC FLUIDITY IN A COMPLEX, UNCERTAIN AND INTERCONNECTED WORLD, by TCOR Brito Teixeira, Portuguese Army

The presentation intent is to assist people in organizations in order to enhance the understanding about how to face the Uncertainty and the Interconnectivity of the present and future, global and local, Complex environments.
The foreseen presentation will be based on Land Centric, Crisis Response Operations experiences, in Kosovo 2014 and Central African Republic 2018, among other Nations and International Organizations, like NATO and EU, where the Portuguese Army, has been committed to promote Security and Development. We will address the values, principles, culture, processes, seen as part of the Competitive Advantage to support the Strategic Leadership development of the Defense & Security spectrum.
During the presentation, the processes behind the effects, are to be addressed: Decision Process, Leadership, Talents management, Innovation, Multilateralism, Skin in the Game, Ambition for the continuous enhancement. Be ready to anticipate and explore the future, gaining the momentum and developing new strategies; Be ready to shape the future with the challenges ahead.
Dare to Transform, with our greatest asset: The people.

14h40 – FIGHTER SQUADRON, THE ULTIMATE DEBRIEFING, by MAJ Aviator Pilot Joel Pais, Portuguese Air Force
15h00 – Coffee Break & Networking
15h30 – THINK, WRITE, SHARE | DISCUSSION ON THE TABLE
16h30 – PANEL FOR DEBRIEFING LEARNING POINTS, moderated by AESE Business School
Special participation of:

Pedro Xavier Mendonça, Consultant at Portuguese National Cybersecurity Center
17h15 – LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE AFTERNOON SESSION, by BGEN Rui Tendeiro, EMGFA Cabinet
17h30 – Chief of General Staff of the Portuguese Armed Forces, Admiral António Silva Ribeiro
17h45 – Conference Closing, Group Picture & Network Cocktail

19h00 – Closing

Day 2 – Workshops (1 Oct.)

Full-day – 09h00 to 18h00

– HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS FOR EVERY BUSINESS NEEDS, by Diana Larsen
– MAKING AGILE WORK FOR YOU, by Ben Linders

Half-day (Morning) – 09h00 to 13h00

– ESCAPE VELOCITY – BETTER METRICS FOR AGILE TEAMS, by Doc Norton
– BUILDING A CONTINUOUS CUSTOMER VALUE DRIVEN COMPANY, by Mario Moreira
– AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP, by Anu Smalley

Half-day (Afternoon) – 14h00 to 18h00

– TOYOTA FLOW SYSTEM CONCEPTS AND TOOLS, by Nigel Thurlow
– MOB PROGRAMMING AND THE POWER OF FLOW, by Woody Zuill
– REFACTORING WITH PROVABLE REFACTORINGS, by Llewellyn Falco
– NAVIGATING UNCERTAINTY – COMPLEX ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, by Dave Snowden
– LESSONS LEARNED WITH A PURPOSE,
by Portuguese Army
– AGILE BUSINESS ANALYSIS,
by
Stoyan Atipov

Day 4 – Workshops (3 Oct.)

Full-day – 09h00 to 18h00

– BOOST YOUR TEAMS PERFORMANCE RIGHT FROM THE START, by Diana Larsen
– PRODUCT DISCOVERY BY DESIGN THINKING, by Stuart Young

Day 3 & 4 & 5 – Courses (2 & 3 & 4 Oct.)

Full-day Courses – 09h00 to 18h00

– CERTIFIED LESS PRACTITIONER: PRINCIPLES TO PRACTICES, by Craig Larman
– CERTIFIED AGILE LEADERSHIP (CAL1)®, by Jesse Fewell
– AGILE TALENT (ICP-TAL), by Andrea Provaglio – ICAgile Certified Professional

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Join Agile practitioners from around the world for this revolutionary event in Lisboa, Portugal.

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Auditorium EDP Headquarters Avenida 24 de Julho, 12 1249-300 Lisboa, Portugal

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