Overview

The Fall 2007 Scrum Gathering will be held 12-16 November 2007 in London.  

A CSM course is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, 12-13 November. (Note: Class is sold-out and closed for registration)

General Sessions are Wednesday, 14 November and Thursday, 15 November. Click here for complete listing of Session descriptions.

The General Sessions are divided into five areas of interest or tracks that run concurrently. The five Programme tracks are:

An Open Space event will be held 16 November.

Cost

CSM Course: £1,500+VAT    **  CLASS IS FULL  **
Scrum Gathering attendance (Wed-Fri): £750+VAT

ScrumMaster Course and Scrum Gathering attendance: £1,950+VAT
    **  CLASS IS FULL  **

Please contact the Scrum Alliance (scrumgathering@scrumalliance.org) for information about academic discounts.

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Monday and Tuesday, 12-13 November 2007

The first two days (12-13 November) feature a Certified ScrumMaster course taught by Ken Schwaber and Mike Cohn 

cocktail reception for Certified ScrumMaster students will be hosted Monday, 12 November, by Danube Technologies, developer of the ScrumWorks Pro product.

Wednesday, 14 November 2007

08.00 - 09.00  Breakfast
09.00 - 10.30 Keynote Presentation: "Scrum in a Dispersed Environment: How to Manage the Development Game with Players Around the World" by Bruce Radloff, CTO, Tele Atlas, Belgium
10.30 - 10.45  Morning Break
 Tracks

 Scrum in the Large

 Human Side of Scrum

 Scrum Skills

 Product Owner Issues

 Scrum Experiences

10.45 -12.15 

"The Manager's Role in Scrum" presented by Henrik Kniberg, CSP, Crisp AB, Sweden

"Why Scrum Intimidates" presented by Alexandre Magno, CSP, Consultant, Brazil

"Sharing More Than Deodorant for Scrum Smells" presented by Rowan Bunning, CSP, Wizard Information Services, Australia

"Prioritizing Your Product Backlog"
presented by Mike Cohn, CST, Mountain Goat Software, USA

"Overhauling a Failing Project Using Scrum" presented by Matthew D. Edwards, CSP, Ajilus, USA

12.15 - 13.15  Lunch
13.30 - 15.00 

"Why Scrum Projects Fail" presented by Joseph Pelrine, CST, MetaProg & Jiri Lundak, CSP, Löwenfels Partner, Switzerland

"The Ethics of Scrum & Agile Software Development" presented by: Ken H. Judy, CSM, CSPO, CSP, Oxygen Media, USA

"Testing and Scrum" presented by Dr. Ralph van Roosmalen, CSM, Planon, The Netherlands

"Being an Effective Product Owner
presented by Roman Pichler, CST, Pichler Consulting, United Kingdom

"Scrum in Video Game Development" presented by Kevin Shrapnell, CSM & Harvey Wheaton, CSM, EA Games, United Kingdom

15.00 - 15.30 Afternoon Break
15.30 - 17.00

"Using Scrum to Deliver a Phase of a Waterfall Project: Experiences & Warnings" presented by Toby Barber, CSM & Matt Roadnight, CSM, Conchango, Doug McArthur, CSM, Reuter's, UK

"Succeeding with Agile: A Guide to Transitioning" presented by Mike Cohn, CST, Mountain Goat Software, USA

"Piloting of Test-Driven Development in Combination with Scrum" presented by Christian Schmidkonz, CSM & Jürgen Staader, SAP AG, Germany

"Product Owner Clinic" presented by Roman Pichler, CST, Pichler Consulting, & Geoff Watts, CST, Inspect & Adapt, United Kingdom

"Integrating Scrum with the Process Framework @ Yahoo!" presented by Karl Scotland, CSM & Alexandre Boutin, CSM, Yahoo!, UK & France

19.00  Banquet        (One ticket included in conference fee. Cost for additional Banquet ticket: £50+VAT) Dress is business casual.

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Thursday, 15 November 2007

08.00 - 09.00  Breakfast
09.00 - 10.30 Keynote Presentation: "Deploying Scrum Company-wide: The Journey of F-Secure's Agile Transformation" by Pirkka Palomäki, EVP, Research & Development, F-Secure, Finland
10.30 - 10.45  Morning Break
 Tracks

Scrum in the Large

 Human Side of Scrum

 Scrum Skills

 Product Owner

 Scrum Experiences

10.45 -12.15 

"Scaling Scrum" presented by Rachel Davies, CSM, Agile Experience Ltd., & Colin Bird, CSM, Conchango, United Kingdom

"Pragmatic Solutions to Agile Real-Life Problems" presented by Sabine Canditt, CSP, Siemens AG, Germany

"Agile Estimating" presented by Kenny Rubin, CST, Innolution, USA

"Product Owner at SAP - a New Job Title Developed" presented by Christian Schmidkonz, CSM & Henrik Stotz, CSM, SAP, Germany

"Practical Experience in Scrum" presented by Martin Kearns, CSP, CSC, Renewtek Pty Ltd., Australia

12.15 - 13.15  Lunch
13.30 - 15.00 

"The Enterprise & Scrum" presented by Ken Schwaber, CST, Advanced Development Methods, USA

"This Will Never Work in Our Organisation!" presented by François Bachmann, CSP, Itecor, Switzerland

"Agile Planning" presented by Kenny Rubin, CST, Innolution, USA

"CEO & Team: Collective Product Ownership at Oxygen Media" presented by Ken H. Judy, CSM, CSPO, CSP, Oxygen Media, USA

"The Coaching Trap" presented by Andreas Schliep, CSP, SPRiNT iT, Germany

15.00 - 15.30 Afternoon Break
15.30 - 17.00 Keynote Presentation: "Scrum at British Telecom" by the following panel: Geoff Watts, CST, Inspect & Adapt, Paul Goddard, CST, Nigel Baker, CST & Roger Leaton, CSM, British Telecom
19.00 - 21.00  "Scrum Update" session for CSMs and guests presented by Ken Schwaber, CST, Advanced Development Methods, USA

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Friday, 16 November 2007

08.00 - 09.00  Breakfast
09.00 - 17.30 Open Space all day event facilitated by Rachel Davies, CSM, Agile Experience Ltd., United Kingdom
12.15 - 13.15  Lunch

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(08 Nov 2007)