Agile Portugal 2011 - Call for Speakers *Reminder*

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Agile Portugal 2011
Call for Speakers *Reminder*
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*Agile Portugal* is the premier international conference in Portugal
about Agile Software Development and its practices, technologies,
attitudes and experiences. Created with both experts and beginners in
mind, Agile Portugal is the place where the Portuguese Agile
community comes together to exchange and share their experiences
about Agile development approaches.

This second edition will take place on *20-22 June*, in *Porto,
Portugal*. Right before the city's greatest festivities (S. João),
the conference will be a superb backdrop for innovation, discussion
and networking with other national and international agilists,
bringing
together well-known thought leaders, practitioners, and trainers.

*Latest News*
• Sessions Added to the Program http://2011.agilept.org/archives/2097
• Submissions Extended to May 5th http://2011.agilept.org/archives/2127
Find out more at the conference website http://2011.agilept.org »»

*Key topics*
• Agile methods: Scrum, Lean, XP, etc
• Agile project management
• Agile coaching
• Testing, TDD, BDD
• Incremental design
• Continuous integration
• Agile documentation
• Refactoring tools and patterns
• Collaborative environments
• Craftsmanship
• and more...

*Important dates*
• 5 May: Submissions due
• 12 May: Notifications
• 16 May: Early registration
• 11 June: Late registration
• 20–22 June: Agile Portugal Conference days

*Submissions*
We want Agile Portugal to be an inclusive event for all agile
practitioners and enthusiasts, whether coming from small or large
institutions, companies, or academia.
We encourage you to report and share your experience on a topic of
your expertise, by submitting a high-quality proposal for one of the
following types of sessions:

• *Talks* — 20min presentations (+5min questions) about a topic of
your expertise;
• *Lightning talks* — 5min presentation, inspiring and innovative;
• *Posters* — an idea, tool, or research work presented informally
and interactively.

*Talks*
We are looking for proposals of 20min talks, about exciting ideas,
research projects, experience reports, or lessons learned, from
experienced speakers on the relevant topics for the audience of the
conference.

*Lightning talks*
If you have something to share about agility to the other
participants of the conference (ideas, fears, questions, concerns,
etc), you are encouraged to submit a 5min presentation, engage
others to follow you, and get immediate feedback about it.

*Posters*
This year's edition will feature a poster track, aimed at presenting
in an informal and interactive setting an ongoing or concluded work,
be it a tool, prototype, idea, or research. This work does not need
to be complete, but should have enough substance to be reviewed.

*Open Space*
In addition to the scheduled sessions, Open Space sessions will take
place throughout all the conference, providing a live and flexible
place to share questions, talk to the experts, demonstrate software
and techniques, and experiment with Agile practices and ideas. Its
schedule will be defined during the conference, by you and the other
participants, and will be continuously evolved as new topics emerge
during the event.

*Speaker compensation*
Accepted *talks* and *posters* will be granted *free admission to
both days* of the event. Accepted *lightning-talks* will receive an
exclusive Agile Portugal gift.

*How to submit*
Submit a one-page abstract (~400 words) to the program committee by
*May 5th*. You will receive a notification by May 12th, inviting you
to
develop the final version to be presented at the conference. Learn
more about how to submit at: http://2011.agilept.org/program/submission

Please visit the website for more information or contact us through
the email address cha...@agilept.org.
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