Submissions to Agile2011 are closed. 

Register NOW while there is still space. 

The Agile2011 conference is presented of the community, by the community, for the community. You have the opportunity to be a speaker at the conference by submitting a topic of interest to the general agile community.  There will be much competition - we expect more than 1000 submissions for roughly 200 presentations.  It is critical that you formulate your proposal carefully and make sure that you have something that catches the attention of the review committees. 

The review committees are distributed by stages.  Each stage has an area of focus.  You will submit your presentation to the stage that you feel most nearly represents your topic.  There will always be overlaps and gaps with the stages.  The program committee and the overall review community do their best to help guide sessions in to the most appropriate stage. 

The review process is multifaceted.  Anybody in the community has the ability to comment on any proposal.  This is particularly useful to help create a dialog tp improve the proposal and in the process improve the chances of it getting accepted into the program.  This is one of the reasons why it is a good idea to submit your proposal early in the process.  There will also be a peer review done by the stage producer and the review team.  The other reason to submit early is that there will be two rounds of acceptances.  All submission entered by January 10th will be reviewed by February 7th and either accepted, rejected, or suggested for modification.  The deadline for the second iteration of submissions is February 14th.  For more information about our deadlines click here.

An individual may submit up to 4 sessions.  This limit is regardless of whether they are the primary or secondary submitter.  Any 10 minute sessions (Agile Show and Tell) do count against the total limit of 4 submissions.  An individual will be able to have no more than 2 submissions accepted into the program, however 10 minute sessions do not count against this limit.  Again, this limit is regardless of whether they are the primary or secondary submitter. 

For some pointers on how to write a good proposal, go here

Submissions for all but the Research at Work stage should go here

The Research at Work stage has a detailed Call for Papers here

Research papers shoud be submitted to a special submission system here

Good luck with your submissions!

Stages

Sessions are distributed into stages.  The stages and the stage organizers are:

Stage

Producer

Assistant or Co-Producer

Adoption & Transformation

Brandon Carlson

Lasse Koskela

Agile Boot Camp

Joe Chao

Jeff Nielsen

Agile for Embedded Systems Development

James Grenning

Nancy Van Schooenderwoert

Agile Show and Tell - Lightning Talks

Laurent Bossavit

Henrik Kniberg

Business and Project Management

Robbie Mac Iver

Hans Samios

Coaching & Mentoring

Ola Ellnestam

Mark Levison

Collaboration, Culture, & Teams

Esther Derby

Jukka Lindström

Development Languages, Practices and Techniques

Dean Wampler

Venkat Subramaniam

Enterprise Agile

Steve Adolph

Jutta Eckstein

Hands-on Learning

Kay Johansen

Kenji Hiranabe

Insights - Experience Reports

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Linda Rising

Leadership

Mitch Lacey

Michael Corrigan

New Horizons & New Voices

Diana Larsen

Andrew Shafer

Open Jam Steven "Doc" List Rachel Davies

Research at Work

Nils Brede Moe

Torgeir Dingsøyr

Testing & Quality Assurance

Ken Collier

Lisa Shoop

User Experience and Interaction Design

Darci Dutcher

Ron Vutpakdi

Working with Customers

Catherine Louis

Shane Hastie

Planning Questions?

Please contact our speaker coordinator with any questions you might have about the planning process.

Jessica Ambrose, Agile Speaker Coordinator
Elastic Communications & Events Inc.
2309 Kenbarb Road
Mississauga, ON L5B 2E9  CANADA
F: 905.281.9824
T: 905.281.0555 ext. 112
speakersagile@elasticevents.com

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