Top 10 Agile Conferences to Attend in 2019

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Looking to attend an Agile Conference? We’ve compiled a list of top global Agile Conferences not to be missed in 2019.

Did you know the term Agile in Software development was coined in 2001? Based on 12 principles, Agile aims at creating better software by continuous iterations while development. Agile processes promote sustainable development. It is not just focused on software development but can be implemented in any sector. Therefore, the underlying agenda of Agile is to make processes efficient with clear communication, timely deliverables, and quality results. 

We recommend attending at least one of the following Agile Conferences this year!

1. Agile India 2019

Agile India 2019 takes place in Bengaluru. Run by Agile practitioners for Agile practitioners, this conference is unique as it is a not-for-profit conference. It is also Asia’s premier and largest conference on leading-edge software development methods.

This 7 days event is divided into coach camp, business agility, and design innovation. If you are a single parent, feel free to bring your child along! The organisers have arranged for a daycare facility for the kids while you network and learn.

When: 17th – 23rd March 2019

Where: Bengaluru, India

Buy Tickets: Agile India 2019

2. Agile 2019 NL

Agile 2019 NL is an agile conference that shift focus on personal growth. This is a must attend event if you are a product manager, scrum master, or an agile coach. Dutch illusionist Victor Mids is going to open the show. It will be interesting to see a TV show host open an Agile conference and discuss agility. Powered by Prowareness, there will be a short training course on agile.

When: 28th March 2019

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Buy Tickets:  Agile 2019 NL

3. Agile Lean, Ireland

Agile Lean Ireland is best suited for Agile/lean coaches, Scrum masters, product owners, leaders, and developers. Spread over 4 days, the first 2 days of this event are workshops. This is followed by 2 days of the conference, each divided into 4 tracks. Day 1 has Product Impact & UX, Agile Testing, Agile Leadership, and Making Teams Awesome. Day 2 has Software Craftmanship, Agile HR, Kanban, Agile coaching & Scrum mastery, and Agile Leadership.

When: 23rd – 26th April 2019

Where: Dublin, Ireland

Buy Tickets: Agile Lean Ireland

4. deliver: Agile 2019

This is the yearly Agile conference led event. It focuses on technical architecture and engineering ecosystem discussing their dependability on each other. This conference is best suited for developers, system administrators, and infrastructure engineers. It also caters to QA professionals, UX designers, data scientists, cloud specialists, and DevOps. This 3 day event is built around 3 themes. The discussions will focus on: new agile practices, advancement in test practices, and the growing importance of big data.

When: 29th April – 1st May 2019

Where: Nashville, Tenessee, USA

Buy Tickets: deliver: Agile 2019

5. XP 2019

XP 2019 in Montreal, Canada will be the 20th International Conference on Agile Software Development. This agile conference brings together Agile researchers, thought leaders, and practitioners to discuss the present and future of Agile. The 5-day event is a mix of workshops, tutorials, keynotes and discussions over coffee tables. It doesn’t matter if you are a professional or an amateur if you are keen to learn then this event is for you.

When: 21st May – 25th May 2019

Where: Montreal, Canada

Buy Tickets: XP 2019

6. Agile + DevOps West

Agile + DevOps West brings together thought leaders and practitioners from across functions. This cross-functional exchange focuses on how to deliver with agility to maintain quality and demand. Every DevOps engineer must attend this event for two main reasons. One, to improve deployment frequency and two, to reduce lead time.

This event has pre-conference training and certification, tutorials and Agile Leadership Summit. Therefore, this agile conference is centred around a rigorous 7 days schedule. The major highlights will be the keynotes around Postmodern testing, iterative versus an incremental approach to name a few.

When: 2nd June- 9th June 2019

Where: Las Vegas, USA

Buy Tickets: Agile + DevOps West

7. Agile 2019, Washington

Agile Alliance is entering in its 18th year and is all set to host a mega event in Washington. This 5-day event hosts more than 200 sessions. The event is best suited for project managers, product owners, and software developers. Networking is an integral part of the event. As a result, people from across the world gather annually to attend the event and brainstorm.

When: 5th August- 9th August 2019

Where: Washington DC, USA

Buy Tickets: Agile 2019

8. Agile Cambridge

Agile Cambridge is focused on learning by doing. Practitioners gather to interact, practice and learn from each other. The event is set out in Cambridge and attracts students from the university who want to master the art. The event will provide three days of inspiring agile and lean learning from a dynamic mix of stimulating keynotes and practitioners.

When: 26th – 28th September 2019

Where: Churchill College, Cambridge, UK

Buy Tickets: Agile Cambridge

9. Agile in Africa 2019

The theme for this year’s Agile in Africa is ‘Become Agile, Produce Better Results’. This 3 day event will have three tracks- Back to basics of Agile, Technology & Innovation, and Agile & Leadership. Africa is becoming a global startup hub with more entrepreneurs coming from the region. Also, many companies are willing to invest in the ecosystem, making this event a must attend.

When: 23rd – 25th October 2019

Where: Ghana, Africa

Buy Tickets: Agile Africa

10. AOE 2019

AOE is also known as Agile of the East. It is a flagship event that caters to the eastern part of India and the neighbouring nations. The theme of the event is a Hindi phrase- Sampanna Nirapeksin. This in English means becoming independant. The event has three tracks- technology, industry, and processes. The event will cover telecom, B&FS, retail, and manufacturing industry. Also, it will discuss how software is used in all these industries.

When: 11th – 12th November 2019

Where: Kolkata, India

Buy TicketsAOE 2019

Conclusion

The above-mentioned events are the top Agile focused events that happen across the globe. Agile Alliance also holds smaller events that are country specific and happen at a much smaller scale. Though small gatherings, they can be very insightful. At Townscript, we keep you updated with the events that are happening closer to you. Keep a check at your events calendar to stay updated and steal best discounts on tickets.