Agile Open California 2012

University of California, Irvine
September 15 & 16, 2012

agile open southern california 2012: schedule

This is the initial schedule. We anticipate that it will change as we get closer to the conference date, so please check back occasionally for the latest information.

There will be several gatherings during each Session.

Thursday, September 13

8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:15 am
Welcome, Introductions and Opening
10:30 am
Session 1
12:00 pm
Lunch and Session 2
1:15 pm
Session 3
3:00 pm
Session 4
4:30 pm
Session 5
6:00 pm
Evening News
6:15 - 8:15 pm
Networking Reception

Friday, September 14

8:30 am
Continental Breakfast & Early Bird Session 6
9:30 am
Morning Announcements
10:00 am
Session 7
11:30 am
Lunch and Session 8
1:00 pm
Session 9
2:30 pm
Session 10
4:00 pm
Closing

Example Topics 

Topics are dynamically invented, introduced and scheduled by the participants on each day of the conference.  To give you an example of the variety of topics that are possible, here is a list of session topics from the last few years of AO California, as well as other similar Agile Open conferences:

Agile and architecture
Kanban
Inspiring passionate involvement in senior levels of management
Influence mapping for change management
Servant Leadership and Stewardship
Helping teams with collaboration (not just cooperation or communication)
HR and Agile: How Agile changes traditional career development
Acceptance Test driven development/BDD
Driving User experience Test first
Getting a Stakeholder to Give You Requirements
Lean Architecture
Innovation Games
Software Documentation and Measurements with Agile
Powerful Questions
Best Ways to teach teams Agile and Lean
Agility outside of Software
Agile Product Design
Enabling Product Owners
Behavior-Driven Design - Tools/Techniques for Prioritizing and Selecting Features
Forum on the Organizational Scrum Community
Management Tests / Test-Driven Management
Scrum Developer Certification
Agile Skepticism