Join us for the 2013 edition of the Gatineau/Ottawa Agile Tour at Gatineau’s Maison du Citoyen on Thursday Nov 21. Organized by a local team of dedicated Agile practitioners, GOAT2013 will be an value-packed conference for the +200 professionals expected to attend this year. With two keynote speakers and 18! high-quality presentations to choose from during the day, everyone – whether you’re an experienced practitioner or just embarking on your Agile journey – will find something to inspire and energize.
David Marquet: Former nuclear submarine commander (and best selling author of Turn the Ship Around David Marquet’s leader-leader model breaks with the old school of thinking that humanity has carried since the advent of farming; that there are leaders and there are followers. According to that model large portions of humanity are relegated to following. After implementing his approach on the USS Santa Fe, not only did the ship go from worst to first within 2 years but created a highly disproportionate number of subsequent leaders.
Jeff Gothelf: In Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improving User Experience, Jeff Gothelf shares his experience in integrating Lean design principles into product design and building successful cross-functional and collaborative development teams in organizations big and small . Jeff is a product designer, blogger and Lean-Agile thinker who is a principal in the NYC office of NEO Innovation Labs.
Your $60 GOAT 2013 ticket includes:
- 2 great keynote presentations: David Marquet & Jeff Gothelf
- 18 great presentations, and an unconference space
- Continental breakfast, lunch & snacks throughout the day
- Up to 5 PDUs (Category B, for PMI members)
- Goodies & door prizes
- After-conference networking & happy hour event
- Promotional rate of 129$/night at the Gatineau Four Points (promo code: Macadamian)