ANN: XP DAY in Washington DC, September 24th 2005
- Hello everyone!
Diaspar Software, Digital Focus and ProjectSuccess would like to
announce that we are co-hosting XP Day DC 2005, a 1-day eXtreme
Programming conference to be held in the Greater Washington DC area
September 24th, 2005. For those who prefer browsing a website instead
of reading plain text, visit: http://www.xpday.info
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn more about Extreme
Programming without having to spend an entire week at a large
international XP conference, XP Day DC fits the bill. XP Day is a
one-day event with activities for anyone interested in Extreme
Programming, whether you're:
* A programmer who has heard about XP and wants to find out more.
* An executive wondering how XP can improve the contribution your
software organization makes to the bottom line.
* A manager looking for ways to increase your team's effectiveness.
* A skeptic, hoping to challenge the most experienced and outspoken XP
* A programmer itching to experience a real XP project room.
* An experienced practitioner, hoping to share ideas with other
For those of you who missed out on Agile 2005, this would be an
excellent opportunity to meet, attend tutorial sessions and even work
with some of the XP community's most notable practitioners.
XP Day events are interactive!
We are fortunate to have respected leaders of the XP community
providing world-class instruction in the fundamentals of XP. Check
out our website for bios!
* Bill Wake, keynote.
* J. B. Rainsberger will provide an introduction to XP.
* Jeff Nielsen will show you an XP approach to communicating
- Open Space
You can collaborate intensively with both local and invited advanced
practitioners on issues that challenge you most. If the tutorials
don't cover it, you can work through your burning questions in Open Space.
- Panel Discussion
We are pleased to invite clients of Digital Focus to share their
stories about How XP Has Changed Our Lives. To get a head start on
your company's transition to XP, or to find out more about the
benefits and pitfalls of adopting XP practices, ask those who have
- Project Room
If you're looking to dive in and immerse yourself in XP, join the XP
Project Room, where you'll have the opportunity to work on project
with respected experts. Not sure what's going on? No problem! Join the
project any time and someone will bring you up to speed quickly, just
like on a real XP project!
If you're looking for more information, visit our website:
If you have any questions with regards to this event, please don't
hesitate to contact me at the email address listed above.
Hope to see you all there!
P.S. Please note that I would like to post this message twice more
before the conference. To the moderator(s) of this group, your
understanding and support would be greatly appreciated.