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.

€1 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.


QCon London 2020

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London

I’m attending QCon London as an InfoQ editor. It’s a conference for senior software engineers and architects, with patterns, practices, and use cases, from the world’s most innovative software companies.

EUR1990 2020

DoubleTree Hilton Westminster 30 John Islip St, London

I'm returning to to explore how the future of agile can look. Join me in my futurespective on software development in 2040.


Agile Business Day 2020


I will be speaking at Agile Business Day 2020 about leading agile teams. This year, Agile Business Day is an online event on September 11-12.

Mini-workshop Retrospecting your Retrospectives at eXperience Agile 2020

Oriente Museum Doca de Alcantara Norte, Av. Brasília 1350-352, Lisbon

The mini-workshop Retrospecting your Retrospectives at eXperience Agile 2020 provides you with ideas to debug your agile retrospectives, find out why they aren't working and learn how to spice them up and bring the energy back in the team.

DevOpsCon Berlin 2020

Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin Stephanstraße 41, Berlin

I'm returning to DevOpsCon Berlin to do a session on Assessing Agility with Gamification on October 14, 2020.

Agile Tour London 2020


I'm returning to Agile Tour London to do a mini-workshop titled How Agile are You? Join me to play the Agile Self-assessment Game online on October 21, 2020.

Agile Tour Brussels 2020


I'm returning to Agile Tour Brussels to do a futurespective on software development in 2040. Join this conference online on October 30, 2020.

Agile Testing Days 2020

Dorint Sanssouci Berlin/Potsdam Jägerallee 20, Potsdam

I'm returning to Agile Testing Days to do the mini-workshop Share and Learn with the Agile Testing Coaching Cards. I'm also doing a full-day workshop Problem Solving with Agile Thinking and Practices on November 9.

OOP 2021


In 2021 I'm back at OOP conference, doing a mini workshop on collaborative problem-solving. Join me online, February 8-12, 2021.

Aginext 2021

Online Event

At Aginext 2021 I'm doing a session together with Fabio Armani where we explore psychological safety and culture in teams. Join us March 17-19, online, Aginext 2021.


XP Days 2021


I'm returning to XP Days to do an interactive session on starting up distributed teams online with gamification. Join me on November 25, 2021, online!


Aginext Global 2022

Online Event

At Aginext 2022 we will explore how games can be used to establish strong distributed teams. Join me April 28 online, live, in spatial chat!


Agile Tour Beirut 2016

I will give a talk at Agile Tour Beirut (details TBA). About the conference: Agile Tour Beirut 2016 is the Fourth Lebanese edition of the biggest international Agile event: the Agile Tour. This conference focuses on agile project management, leadership, creativity, innovation, people-centric approaches, continuous improvement, and fun. Through a selection of 24 talks, presentations, […]

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