Final Call for Speaker Proposals for the Agile 2011 Conference Set for Monday, February 14

Agile practitioners encouraged to share insights, experience and best practices at leading conference devoted to advancing Agile development methods

Feb 07, 2011, 09:03 ET from Agile Alliance

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Agile Alliance, ( a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of Agile software development principles and practices, will continue to accept speaker proposals through Mon., Feb. 14 for the Agile 2011 Conference, the industry's leading Agile development event, scheduled for Aug. 8 – 12 in Salt Lake City (

Conference organizers welcome submissions targeted at audiences of all experience levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced). The Agile Alliance provides suggested tips for writing and submitting a successful speaker proposal at ( Interested individuals are then encouraged to submit ideas and proposals for sessions via an online submission system at (

"The Agile Conference is about community building, learning from peers and sharing experiences that can be useful in advancing the successful implementation of Agile methods," said Todd Little, Agile 2011 conference chair. "I encourage software development practitioners to check out the 17 different stage topics and to submit a proposal for this year's conference that will also celebrate the 10-year-anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto."

Agile 2011 offers multiple 'stages' to attract audiences with different interests. The stages within the program are proven to provide participants with the feel of a smaller, focused mini-conference while offering attendees a wider choice of topics to choose from. Agile 2011 will host a number of exciting and beneficial stages including:  

  • Adoption and Transformation
  • Agile Boot Camp
  • Agile for Embedded Systems Development
  • Agile Show and Tell - Lightning Talks
  • Business and Project Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Collaboration, Culture and Teams
  • Development Practices, Languages and Techniques
  • Enterprise Agile
  • Hands-On Learning
  • Insights – Experience Reports
  • Leadership
  • New Horizons and New Voices
  • Research at Work
  • Testing and Quality Assurance
  • User Experience and Interaction Design
  • Working with Customers

Agile 2011 aims to connect attendees with the foremost leaders in the Agile domain, enriching the collective body of knowledge and influencing the line of thought in the field. It encourages debate and fosters innovative ideas based on real-world implementations for executives, managers, software development practitioners and researchers from labs and academia.

For more information on Agile 2011, visit (

About the Agile Alliance

The 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, the Agile Alliance is driven by the principles of Agile methodologies and the value delivered to developers, organizations and end users. The 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 Agile 2011 conference ( is scheduled for August 8-12 in Salt Lake City. For more information about the organization, visit (

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