ANN: Agile 2005
- Agile2005 Registration
Registration is now open for the Agile2005 Conference to be held at the
Denver Marriott City Center July 24-29. We are offering a special
discounted rate of $1499 through the Super-Early Bird date of May 27.
Members of the AgileAlliance, ACM, or IEEE are eligible for a rate of
$1399. The academic rate is $549 until May 27. Please act quickly to
ensure that you take advantage of these special rates, a significant
savings over the Just-In-Time rate of $1799.
The merger of XP Agile Universe with the Agile Development Conference
has resulted in a record number of submissions and a very strong
program. We have an excellent collection of tutorials, workshops,
experience reports and research papers. Some of the tutorial and
workshop presenters include Jim Highsmith, Ken Schwaber, Ron Jeffries,
Mary Poppendieck, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock and many more.
Bob Martin and Brian Marick will be giving a keynote presentation. Our
fellows this year are Tim Lister, Ward Cunningham and Kent Beck.
For conference agenda, session descriptions and on-line registration go
We are also putting out a call for student volunteers that would like to
work at the conference.
Call for Student Volunteers
The local organizing committee is seeking student volunteers to assist
with a myriad of tasks to optimize the attendees' experiences at the
conference. None of these tasks are difficult, but all are important and
critical to the success of the conference. Volunteering is a great way
to meet other students, industry representatives, and probably some of
your favorite authors.
Any student registered in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program
for 2005 may become a student volunteer for Agile2005. You must be
willing to commit to volunteering to work 4 conference sessions (~16-20
hours) during the conference between July 24-29. In return for
participating as a volunteer, you will receive daily access to choice
conference sessions, free food, fun parties and invaluable exposure to
key industry leaders. You will be responsible for supplying your own
transportation, lodging, and other incidental costs. However, it may be
possible to obtain support through other sources such as your
If interested, please apply by sending the volunteer form
(http://www.agile2005.org/volunteers/volunteer_form.pdf) via email to
the volunteer coordinator at volunteers@... with your name,
educational institution, and whether or not you have volunteered at
either XPAU or ADC in past years. If your application is accepted, your
conference registration fee will be waived.
Scott W. Ambler
Senior Consultant, Ambysoft Inc.
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