GOTO Berlin 2016

bcc Berlin Congress Center Alexanderstraße 11, Berlin

GOTO Berlin 2016 is a major software development conference in Germany. I will cover this conference for InfoQ and give a workshop about Agile and Lean.

XP Days Benelux 2016

Kapellerput Conference Hotel Somerenseweg 100, Heeze

The XP Days program committee has accepted my workshop "Agile Self-Assessment Game" for the XP Days Benelux 2016 conference. How cool is that!

European Testing Conference 2017

Wanha Satama Pikku Satamakatu 3, Helsinki

The European Testing Conference is about getting experts and practitioners together to talk, learn and practice the art of testing. We’re looking into advanced new methods into making our testing more effective, as well as enrich our understanding of fundamental methods to grow a stronger community.

QCon London 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London

A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams. I will be covering the QCon London conference for InfoQ.

Lean IT Summit 2017

Espaces Diderot 10 rue Traversière, Paris

Join the Lean IT Summit, March 14-15 in Paris, France, to discover how Lean can be an inspiring model for IT Leaders - I will cover the IT Summit for InfoQ.

Craft Conference 2017


CRAFT is about software craftsmanship, presenting which tools, methods, practices should be part of the toolbox of a modern developer and company, and serving as compass on new technologies, trends. You can learn from the best speakers and practitioners in our community.

Retrospective Facilitators Gathering 2017

Race Brook Lodge 864 S Undermountain Rd, Sheffielld

RFG 2017 is a small invitation only gathering, which provides for an opportunity for very focused and high-density learning on Agile Retrospectives.

Agile Greece Summit 2017 & Workshops in Athens

Proorismos Papastratos Gravias 25, Pireas

In conjunction with Agile Greece I'm giving in-house workshops in Athens on Getting More out of Agile and Lean in the week when the summit takes place.

Making Team Working Work at Agile by Example 2017

Multikino Złote Tarasy Złota 59, Warsaw

This talk at Agile by Example 2017 will show how you can self-assess how your team is performing and provide you with ideas to improve collaboration and teamwork to increase the agility of your team.

Dealing Effectively with Impediments at Bosnia Agile Day 2017

I will give a mini-workshop Dealing Effectively with Impediments at Bosnia Agile Day: one-day event that brings world-wide Agile Evangelists, leading Agile experts, practitioners and innovators together to share their experiences, expertise, enthusiasm and knowledge.

Agile People Sweden 2017

Teaterskeppet Skeppsbrokajen 104, Stockholm

Agile People Sweden 2017: spreading the agile values of customer collaboration, energized people, learning organization, inspiring leadership and rapid change to all areas of business and organizations.

Agile Consortium Netherlands 2017 conference

Cultuur en Congrescentrum Antropia Hoofdstraat 8, Driebergen

The Agile Consortium Netherlands organizes a full day conference on November 2. 2017 theme: is "The Power of Paradox as a driver for organizational change".

Playing the Agile Self-assessment Game at Agile Tour Lille

Inter-Hotel Ascotel Lille 7 Avenue Paul Langevin, Lille

I will play the Agile Self-assessment Game at Agile Tour Lille, a non-profit event where people share experiences with agile within local communities.

Impediment Game at Lean Kanban France 2017

I will be playing the impediment game at Lean Kanban France 2017. Also doing a full day workshop on November 28: Getting More out of Agile and Lean.

XP Days Benelux 2017

Elewijt Center Tervuursesteenweg 564, Elewijt-Zemst,

XP Days is a two day conference on agile software development for and by practitioners. I have submitted a session about the Agile Self-assessment game.

QCon London 2018

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London

QCon is a community-driven international software conference with over 140 speakers and hundreds of influential, inspiring attendees and speakers who are bringing new ideas, driving innovation, and adopting new technology inside their companies.

Retrospective Facilitators Gathering 2018


RFG 2018 is a small invitation only gathering, which provides for an opportunity for very focused and high-density learning on Agile Retrospectives.

Spark the Change 2018

Théatre de la Madeleine 19 Rue de Surène, Paris

Spark the Change brings together leaders from all businesses, with one mission only: to work together to create lasting and total change.  I will be covering Spark the Change for

Atlassian Summit Europe 2018

Fira Barcelona Gran Via Av. Joan Carles I, 64, Barcelona

I have been invited by Atlassian to join the 2018 Europe Summit. My focus as InfoQ editor will be on new developments in techniques, tools, and application.

Agilia Scrum Master Day 2018

Prostory GreenPoint Dvouletky 529/ 42, Prague

The first Agilia Scrum Master Day will be held on September 10, 2018, in Prague. I have been invited to play the Agile Self-assessment Game.

€90 – €96.

Agile Greece Summit 2018

Events Center of University of West Attica Thivon 250, Egaleo

I will be attending the Agile Greece Summit on September 20 and 21, and give the workshop Making Agile Work for You on September 19.

eXperience Agile 2018

EDP Headquarters Avenida 24 de Julho, 12, Lisbon

I will be attending eXperience Agile on October 1-2 in Lisbon and cover sessions for InfoQ as an editor for culture and methods.

GOTO Berlin 2018

bcc Berlin Congress Center Alexanderstraße 11, Berlin

I will be covering GOTO Berlin for InfoQ and will give the workshop Improving Organizational Agility.

Agile in the City Bristol 2018

M Shed Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, Bristol

I will be giving a mini-workshop at Agile in the City Bristol 2018 on retrospecting your retrospectives. November 7-9, 2018.

Women in Tech Dublin 2018

The Convention Centre Dublin Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin

The world's largest Women in Tech Event Series is coming to Dublin. I will be covering sessions from Women in Tech Dublin for InfoQ.

Codemotion Berlin 2018

Kulturbrauerei Schönhauser Allee 36, Berlin

Codemotion, the largest tech conference for developers, is coming to Berlin. I will be covering sessions from Codemotion Berlin for InfoQ.

XP Days Benelux 2018

Kapellerput Conference Hotel Somerenseweg 100, Heeze

I'm returning to XP Days Benelux in 2018 to play the impediment game in "Problem? What Problem?" on November 29 in Heeze, The Netherlands.

GrowIT 2018

Novi Sad Fair Hajduk Veljkova 11, Novi Sad

I have been invited by GrowIt to give a talk about how to (not) manage teams at their Full Stack conference in Novi Sad, Serbia, on December 1 and 2.

European Testing Conference 2019

Fundación Bancaja Plaça de Tetuan, 23, Valencia

I will be covering talks from The European Testing Conference as an editor on culture and methods for InfoQ.

World Retrospective Day 2019

Rabobank Utrecht Croeselaan 18, Utrecht

World Retrospective Day is a volunteer-based, globally coordinated effort to share in the power of retrospectives. 


QCon London 2019

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London

I'm attending QCon London as an InfoQ editor, a conference with patterns, practices, and use cases, from the world's most innovative software companies.

Lean and Agile ME Summit 2019

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort The Walk, Dubai

I will be doing a session at the Lean and Agile ME Summit 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on March 13. Topic to be announced. 2019

DoubleTree Hilton Westminster 30 John Islip St, London

I will be giving the mini-workshop Retrospecting your Retrospective at, the conference for experienced agilists in London, on March 21 and 22, 2019.

TestCon Moscow 2019

Deworkacy Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya, 6 строение 3, Moscow

I will speak about Improving Software Quality with Retrospectives at TestCon Moscow 2019.

ACE! 2019

Multikino Kraków Dobrego Pasterza 128, Krakow

At ACE! 2019 I'm doing a mini-workshop where you can practice effective techniques for dealing with impediments: Problem? What Problem?

Agile Portugal 2019

Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto Share R. Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida 431, Porto

I've been invited to speak at Agile Portugal 2019 where I will talk about Teams, what's in it for me? See you in Porto, May 31.

€50 2019

The Clayton Hotel Lapp's Quay, Cork

I've been invited to join in Cork, Ireland on June 20 to cover talks for and do a mini-workshop to play the Agile Retrospectives Bingo.

Women in Tech 2019

The Convention Centre Dublin Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin

I will be attending Women in Tech Dublin as an editor for InfoQ, to write about digital innovation, leadership, culture, diversity, and other inspiring topics. 

TestCon Europe 2019

Multikino Vilnius Ozo str. 18, Vilnius

I'm returning to TestCon to present how to improve software quality with retrospectives. Join me October 16-17 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Agile Management Congress 2019

Prague Prague

I'm returning to the Agile Management Congress in Prague on Nov 25 to do a mini-workshop on Dealing with Impediments and a full-day workshop Improving Organizational Agility.


DevOpsCon Munich 2019

Hilton Hotel Munich Park Am Tucherpark 7, Munich

I'm returning to DevOpsCon to talk about Organizational Agility: Taking Retrospectives to the Next Level and do a mini-workshop on Impediments in Munich on December 3-4, 2019.


FlowCon France 2019

Beffroi de Montrouge Avenue de la République, Montrouge

At FlowCon France I will give a talk about Learning at Scale. The aim of FlowCon is to help all those who want to make their organizations more fluid.


OOP Conference 2020

International Congress Center Munich Am Messesee 6, Munich

At the OOP Conference, I'll be talking about taking retrospectives to the next level: Organizational Agility. Join me in Munich, February 3-7, 2020.


Stretch Conference 2020

Uránia Film Theather Rákóczi út 21, Budapest

I'm doing a workshop (TBA) and talk about leading for self-organization at Stretch, the leadership and management conference in Budapest from February 12-14.


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 Ben Linders
 Ben Linders Consulting
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