Thanks for participating in the unconference!

The 2016 Unconference is over! We were impressed and humbled by the experience the participants brought and contributed to the sessions. They are what makes an unconference great. Please join us in 2017!

As part of the event, participants contributed to a shared photo album that you can check out.

Until next year, there are many groups throughout the Atlanta metro area where you can connect. We encourage you to check these out:

Lean+Agile Meetups in Atlanta

Select Agile Technical Meetups in Atlanta

We are looking forward to seeing you all around town, and at the 2017 Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference!

About the unconference

Friday, November 4, 2016 at TechSquare Labs in Atlanta, GA.

The Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference is a loosely structured gathering where topics and themes are generated democratically.

Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference is about you, relevant, inspiring

Participants gather, build an agenda, and convene sessions. Conversations are directed and productive because the agenda was democratically generated. It allows for meaningful conversations, teaching, and learning to take place throughout the day.

  • Exchange Ideas
  • Meaningful Conversations
  • Peer Learning

This format allows participants to exchange ideas and information deemed most valuable by those in attendance. Because of this, the agenda for an unconference can go anywhere. Rather than traditional conferences, which require heavy up-front planning and rely on predetermined tracks or themes, an unconference allows ideas to flourish and evolve as the day goes by.

Your registration includes breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack.

Marketplace of ideas

Sponsors

The Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference is supported by Greater Sum, LeadingAgile, and CineMassive.

Greater Sum
LeadingAgile
CineMassive

Location

Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference will be hosted at TechSquare Labs in Atlanta, GA

Marta

Within walking distance to 2 MARTA Stations on the North Line (5 Blocks from North Ave. Station N3 & 4 Blocks from Midtown Station N4).

Tech Trolley

Available from Midtown Station (N4 on the North MARTA Line), the Tech Trolley is complimentary and stops at 5th Street, a block south of TechSquare Labs . The shuttle operates around campus 7 days/week, 365 days/year. There is no shuttle service when there is a Saturday GT home football game. For service information or questions, please call GT Auxiliary Parking & Transportation at 404-385-7275 or visit their website.

Parking

There are several parking options in the area.

For additional information, visit TechSquare Labs.

Parking Map for Tech Square Labs

Tickets are limited.
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Schedule

Friday, November 4, 2016

This is the structure for the day. The specific sessions will be determined by the attendees on the day of the event.

Registration and Breakfast

8am to 8:45am - Eat and network

Welcome and Marketplace

8:45am to 10:15am - Build the agenda, bring your topics!

Sessions

10:15am to 11am

Break

11am to 11:15am

Sessions

11:15am to noon

Lunch and Lean Coffee

noon to 1:30pm

Sessions

1:30pm to 2:15pm

Break

2:15pm to 2:30pm

Sessions

2:30pm to 3:15pm

Break

3:15pm to 3:30pm

Sessions

3:30pm to 4:15pm

Retrospective and Closing

4:15pm to 4:45pm

Registration

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Organizers

Mike Clement

Mike Clement

Mike Clement is a husband, father of four, and currently the Principal Software Craftsman, Learning Coach and Co-founder of Greater Sum. Mike believes we work best when we are working together and that there are no best practices—only better and worse ones depending on the context. Passionate about agile technical excellence, Mike founded and organizes Software Craftsmanship Atlanta, founded Utah Software Craftsmanship and previously organized the Agile Roots conference. In addition to organizing groups and conferences, Mike has presented at many conferences and code camps throughout the United States including Agile Alliance 2016, Mile High Agile, That Conference, Agile Dev East, and Atlanta Code Camp. Previous employers include Pluralsight, Ancestry.com and Microsoft.

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Andrew Fuqua

Andrew Fuqua

Andrew Fuqua began using an iterative and incremental approach to crafting software about 30 years ago, and began using eXtreme Programming in 1999. He was also a charter member of XP Atlanta (became Agile Atlanta) when it was formed back in 2001. Andrew is a regular speaker at user groups and conferences, and is an Enterprise Transformation Consultant with LeadingAgile.

His self-proclaimed passion is building great teams who build great software, with a focus on helping ISVs and IT organizations improve time to market, market responsiveness, predictability, and quality. Andrew has held positions in management, product management and development at companies like Internet Security Systems, Allure Global and IBM. Andrew holds a BS and MS in computer science and an MBA from Duke University.

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