Agile Alliance Announces Call for Submissions and Addition of DevOps Track for Agile2013

Industry-leading Agile conference now accepting abstracts for those who want to present ideas, experiences and best practices on Agile-based software development

Dec 11, 2012, 11:53 ET from Agile Alliance

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile Alliance, (, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of Agile software development principles and practices, today announced the "call for speakers" for Agile2013, and a new DevOps track. The conference is scheduled for August 5-9, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn. ( Agile2013 is the leading international conference promoting the benefits and advancement of Agile-based methods for software development and deployment. In its 12th year, it brings together the many disciplines of information systems and software development, along with a highly active and passionate community, to foster the exchange of fresh ideas and practices.

"Without a doubt the Agile2013 conference is a great event to attend and share experiences and practical ideas with peers on how to deliver quality software more collaboratively and efficiently," said Kent McDonald, Agile2013 conference chair.  "Just like Agile, the conference continues to evolve and mature. This year we are especially excited to offer a dedicated track to DevOps that focuses on tighter collaboration between development and operations."

In its 12th year, Agile2013 is the leading international conference on Agile methods in software development. Each year, nearly 1,000 software professionals submit abstracts to share expertise and experiences through one of 14 conferences tracks. The tracks cover all aspects of Agile development, from tips to get started with small teams to advanced, enterprise strategies based on years of experiences. This year the conference will include a new DevOps track that will focus on the deployment of software and the coordination of development and IT operations teams as a means of streamlining the entire software build and release lifecycle.

At the heart of each Agile Conference is connecting and sharing. Attendees from around the globe gather; many for consecutive years, to meet with peers and the foremost leaders in the Agile domain. The relationships made, support received, and knowledge gained provide an enriching and long-lasting experience that fosters both individual success and the collective advancement of the industry. The conferences are open, engaging and foster innovative ideas based on real-world implementations for executives, managers, software development practitioners and researchers from labs and academia. Virtually everyone who has attended an Agile Conference has remarked – "this is how a conference should be!"

Anyone interested in submitting a session proposal for Agile2013 can do so by visiting ( The submission system is open now, and will remain open until Feb. 1, 2013.

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About Agile Alliance
Agile Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development, as outlined in the ( With nearly 6,000 members located around the globe, Agile Alliance is driven by the principles of Agile methodologies and the value delivered to developers, organizations and end users. Agile Alliance organizes the annual Agile Conference, the industry's leading event that attracts practitioners, academia, business and vendor-partner community members from around the globe. The Agile2013 Conference is scheduled for August 5-9 in Nashville. For more information about the organization, please visit (

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