AgileByExample 2019

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April K. Mills

Engine for Change
@engineforchange
www

April K. Mills is an engineer by training and a change agent by passion. She's known for energizing individuals, organizations, and communities to achieve their full change potential through clear words, vivid stories, and practical tips.

Keynote—The Answer is in the First Line of the Manifesto

Workshop—How to Accelerate Your Agile Implementation

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Bob Marshall

@flowchainsensei
www

Bob Marshall often describes himself as an Organisational Psychotherapist. He brings psychotherapy techniques out of the therapy room and into the organisation as a whole. When trying to change the culture and thinking of a whole organisation, what better way than Organisational Psychotherapy?

Keynote—Barking Up the Wrong Tree

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Jeff Gothelf

@jboogie
www

Jeff Gothelf help organizations build better products and executives build the cultures that build better products.

Keynote—Sense & Respond: Continuously learning our way to better outcomes

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Jurgen Appelo

@jurgenappelo
www

Jurgen Appelo is the author of the book Management 3.0, one of the best leadership speakers in the world and co-founder of the Agile Lean Europe network.

Keynote—Shakeup and Speedup

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Willy Wijnands

eduScrum
@eduScrum
www

Willy Wijnands is a passionate Science teacher on the Ashram College in Alphen aan de Rijn and Aikido teacher.  He is the initiator and founder of eduScrum and co-founder of the worldwide initiave "Agile in Education".

Keynote—Transforming education with eduScrum

Workshop—eduScrum: an opportunity to close the gap between the educational offer and the market requirements?

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Speakers

Alberto Brandolini

Avanscoperta
@ziobrando
www

EventStorming Creator, author of Introducing EventStorming – An act of deliberate collective learning and founder of Avanscoperta, Alberto Brandolini is a 360° consultant in the Information Technology field.

Talks to be announced.

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Aleksandra Pyta

www

Aleksandra Pyta is a Senior Project Manager and Team Leader at Netguru. She is responsible for a portfolio of over 10 projects which involve around 75 people. 

User story mapping

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Andrea Provaglio

@andreaprovaglio
www

Andrea Provaglio is an independant agile coach working for such colossus as Procter & Gamble or Barclays Capital.

A Language for Change

Workshop—Leadership and the Art of Listening

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Andy Brandt

@codesprinters
www

Andy Brandt is one of Poland's most experienced experts on Agile.

The overlooked aspects of “Agile transformations”

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Arturs Gedvillo

www

Arturs Gedvillo is a project manager and PM supervisor in business automation and Enterprise Resource Planning, warehouse management, manufacturing planning and retail software implementation projects.

From Confusion to Transparency

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Denis Vanpoucke

Denis Vanpoucke is Agile passionate since more than 6 years, I have been working on different roles to implement and ensure the best possible Agile mindset within different organisations.

We are SAFe, but are we Agile?

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Dominika Bula

Red Hat
@DomiBula
www

Dominika Bula is Agile Practitioner and enthusiastic participant of Agile and DevOps Community of Practice at Opensource.com.

The Secret to Scrum with Distributed Teams

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Elaine Sullivan

@SkybrookUK
www

Having caught the technology bug at age 9, Elaine Sullivan started her IT career straight from school and by age 24, was the Network Manager for Compaq UK; she also spear-headed their European Network Managers group to facilitate European wide collaboration.

Using neuroscience to build high performance teams

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Ewa Fijołek

Sumo Logic
www

Ewa Fijolek is an Engineering Manager for Sumo’s Application Security, SRE and Software Delivery team.

Why and how to rotate

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Ewa Koprowska

PZU
@ebziuk

Ewa teaches and coaches agility for scrum and kanban teams in Everest – the biggest project in PZU Group.

Talks to be announced.

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John Le Drew

@antz29
www

John Le Drew is a coach, consultant, trainer, experienced engineer and international keynote speaker.

When Andrew met Michael

No serendipity without chaos

Workshop—Facilitating Powerful Retrospectives

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Kamil Puk

@kamilgpuk

Kamil Puk is an Agile Practice Lead in Netguru, responsible for growing the agile mindset and practices across the fast-growing digital consultancy company.

Staying aligned with the value in a short-lived project

Workshop—Tailored-made retrospectives that make a difference

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Karol Krupnik

ING Bank Śląski

Karol Krupnik is Agile Coach in ING Bank in Poland supporting teams and leaders though a journey to become agile.

Choose your weapon — external agile consultant vs internal agile coach team

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Krystian Kaczor

QAgile
@krystian_kaczor
www

Krystian Kaczor is Professional Scrum Trainer, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, ICF Associated Certified Coach, Accredited ISTQB Trainer.

Before you start scaling

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Krzysztof Majewski

HRS IT Solutions

Krzysztof Majewski is working as Scrum Master at HRS. He enjoys helping people to grow (also as personal coach).

Personal growth — how to ignite proactivity?

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Krzysztof Niewiński

ProCognita S.C.
@scrumurai
www

Krzysztof Niewiński is an agile coach and entrepreneur.

Build your own Agile framework

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Kylie Yearsley

@KylieYearsley

Kylie Yearsley is a passionate advocate of experiential learning. Anything can be better understood if you give people the tools to experience it for themselves.

Empowering your teams by leaving them alone

Workshop—My only complaint is that my cheeks hurt from laughing so much

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Leonardo Bittencourt

Ammeon Solutions
@leokbittencourt
www

Leonardo Bittencourt is Principal Lean and Agile Consultant at Ammeon Solutions where he works alongside companies to accelerate their delivery of software-enabled products and services.

Understanding How Work Works to Improve Flow

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Łukasz Szóstek

@thels6
www

Łukasz Szóstek is a consultant working on the border between business and technology.

Talks to be announced.

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Martin Hinshelwood

Naked Agility Ltd
@MrHinsh
www

Martin Hinshelwood has deep expertise in Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, DevOps, Scrum, & Kanban.

An Enterprise transformation that shows that you can too

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Mateusz Ryba

ING Bank Śląski

Mateusz Ryba is Agile Coach at ING responsible for supporting and consulting agile transformation.

Choose your weapon — external agile consultant vs internal agile coach team

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Michał Grześkowiak

Empik

Michał Grześkowiak is a Scrum Master with 10Y experience of working with Agile Teams. He used to work with IT teams but with some scientists as well.

Remote work(s)

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Piotr Kuczyński

PZU
@innomadaPK

Piotr Kuczyński is a Programmer,  Consultant,  Product Owner.

Hitting your head against concrete

Workshop—Why do your initiatives die — the problem with solving problems

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Piotr Leszczyński

Ocado
@p_leszczynski

Piotr Leszczyński is a coach at Ocado Technology as well as a co-creator of an organisation of trainers dedicated to helping teams collaborate through NVC and teal concepts across businesses.

Responsible Leader — a year long story from self-application of the Responsibility Process

Workshop—Restorative Practices - an essential leadership skillset not only for conflicts

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Piotr Majkowski

Spotify
www

Piotr Majkowski is often described as a passionate and empathetic leader focused on empowering teams and people to be the best version of themselves possible.

What a black hole can tell us about engineering management — a Spotify’s transition from Chapter Leads into Engineering Managers

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Przemysław Witka

Agile Brains
www

Przemysław Witka is an Agile Coach working for Intel, Nordea and few other IT companies.

Complexity Thinking and Systemic Approach in Role Definitions (Intel Example)

Workshop—ScrumTale - Simulation Game

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Radosław Orszewski

LeanAgile.ninja
@orszewski
www

Radoslaw Orszewski is a Lean & Agile coach and practitioner.

Upstream Kanban — what's in there for Product people?

Workshop—Build, Measure, Improve - Introduction to Kanban Method

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Simon Wright

www

Simon Wright for the last 14 years has developed his own client base including the Russian Atomic Energy Authority, Moscow, The European Spallation Source, Lund, Novo Nordisk, Denmark and The Norwegian Army, Oslo.

AI Techniques for Agile Estimation

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Stanisław Matczak

Lufthansa Systems
www

Stanisław Matczak is fascinated by process of developing complex IT systems and fascinated by process of developing complex human cooperation networks.

Help, my team doesn’t want to Scrum!

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Tomasz Serafin

Tomasz Serafin is a Scrum Master by position, Man Of Many Parts by duties. He was a php, c#, ObjC developer, project manager, team leader, product owner.

SenseMaker® by example

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Zuzanna Konarska

Lufthansa Systems
www

Zuzanna Konarska has been working as a Scrum Master for small startup teams, later with several teams in the energy industry in Poland (PGE Systemy) and now, for several months runs an international team at Lufthansa Systems and implements Scrum practices in the organization.

Help, my team doesn’t want to Scrum!

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Trainers

Andrea Provaglio

@andreaprovaglio
www

Andrea Provaglio is an independant agile coach working for such colossus as Procter & Gamble or Barclays Capital.

A Language for Change

Workshop—Leadership and the Art of Listening

Read more

 

April K. Mills

Engine for Change
@engineforchange
www

April K. Mills is an engineer by training and a change agent by passion. She's known for energizing individuals, organizations, and communities to achieve their full change potential through clear words, vivid stories, and practical tips.

Keynote—The Answer is in the First Line of the Manifesto

Workshop—How to Accelerate Your Agile Implementation

Read more

 

Arleta Szczygielska

Arleta Szczygielska has a lot of experience in different roles: from Project Manager to Scrum Master. People have always been important to her regardless of her position. 

Workshop—Why do your initiatives die — the problem with solving problems

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Bob Marshall

@flowchainsensei
www

Bob Marshall often describes himself as an Organisational Psychotherapist. He brings psychotherapy techniques out of the therapy room and into the organisation as a whole. When trying to change the culture and thinking of a whole organisation, what better way than Organisational Psychotherapy?

Keynote—Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Read more

 

Dominika Ciszewska

Allegro.pl

Dominika Ciszewska is an educated engineer and passionate agility trainer. She likes simple solutions and early verification of  ideas.

Workshop—Define structures — how to start when something goes wrong in agile cooperation

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Elaine Sullivan

@SkybrookUK
www

Having caught the technology bug at age 9, Elaine Sullivan started her IT career straight from school and by age 24, was the Network Manager for Compaq UK; she also spear-headed their European Network Managers group to facilitate European wide collaboration.

Using neuroscience to build high performance teams

Read more

 

Izabela Goździeniak

Allegro.pl
www

Izabela Goździeniak is a Lean & Lead Agile Coach at Allegro.

Workshop—Define structures — how to start when something goes wrong in agile cooperation

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Jakub Szczepanik

202 Procent
@Kuba_Szc
www

Kuba Szczepanik is an Agile Consultant and Trainer and a co-counder of portal agile247.pl.

Workshop—Definition and decomposition of product in agile-outside-IT initiatives

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John Le Drew

@antz29
www

John Le Drew is a coach, consultant, trainer, experienced engineer and international keynote speaker.

When Andrew met Michael

No serendipity without chaos

Workshop—Facilitating Powerful Retrospectives

Read more

 

Kamil Puk

@kamilgpuk

Kamil Puk is an Agile Practice Lead in Netguru, responsible for growing the agile mindset and practices across the fast-growing digital consultancy company.

Staying aligned with the value in a short-lived project

Workshop—Tailored-made retrospectives that make a difference

Read more

 

Klaudia Komacka

INFINEVO
www

Klaudia Komacka is Agile and Lean Catalyst // Design Thinking Facilitator.

Workshop—FAIL - first attempt in learning

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Kylie Yearsley

@KylieYearsley

Kylie Yearsley is a passionate advocate of experiential learning. Anything can be better understood if you give people the tools to experience it for themselves.

Empowering your teams by leaving them alone

Workshop—My only complaint is that my cheeks hurt from laughing so much

Read more

 

Lech Wypychowski

@LechWy
www

Lech Wypychowski is an experienced PM with Agile mindset.

Workshop—ScrumTale - Simulation Game

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Marcin Ziółek

Zwinni inaczej
@mziolek
www

A licensed Management 3.0 trainer, Agile Coach and Scrum Master.

Workshop—FAIL - first attempt in learning

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Piotr Kuczyński

PZU
@innomadaPK

Piotr Kuczyński is a Programmer,  Consultant,  Product Owner.

Hitting your head against concrete

Workshop—Why do your initiatives die — the problem with solving problems

Read more

 

Piotr Leszczyński

Ocado
@p_leszczynski

Piotr Leszczyński is a coach at Ocado Technology as well as a co-creator of an organisation of trainers dedicated to helping teams collaborate through NVC and teal concepts across businesses.

Responsible Leader — a year long story from self-application of the Responsibility Process

Workshop—Restorative Practices - an essential leadership skillset not only for conflicts

Read more

 

Przemysław Witka

Agile Brains
www

Przemysław Witka is an Agile Coach working for Intel, Nordea and few other IT companies.

Complexity Thinking and Systemic Approach in Role Definitions (Intel Example)

Workshop—ScrumTale - Simulation Game

Read more

 

Radosław Orszewski

LeanAgile.ninja
@orszewski
www

Radoslaw Orszewski is a Lean & Agile coach and practitioner.

Upstream Kanban — what's in there for Product people?

Workshop—Build, Measure, Improve - Introduction to Kanban Method

Read more

 

Willy Wijnands

eduScrum
@eduScrum
www

Willy Wijnands is a passionate Science teacher on the Ashram College in Alphen aan de Rijn and Aikido teacher.  He is the initiator and founder of eduScrum and co-founder of the worldwide initiave "Agile in Education".

Keynote—Transforming education with eduScrum

Workshop—eduScrum: an opportunity to close the gap between the educational offer and the market requirements?

Read more