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  • Filipe Correia
    *Agile Portugal 2011* *Call for Speakers* *Agile Portugal* is the premier international conference in Portugal about Agile Software Development and its
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      *Agile Portugal 2011*

      *Call for Speakers*

      *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. Jo�o), 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.

      You may find out more detailed information at 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*
      � 24 April: Submissions due
      � 7 May: Notifications
      � 9 May: Early registration due
      � 11 June: Online registration due
      � 20�22 June: Agile Portugal Conference days

      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
      � *Lightning talks* � 5min presentation, inspiring and innovative;
      � *Posters* � an idea, tool, or research work presented informally and

      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.

      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, absolute maximum!) to the program
      committee by *April 24th*. You will receive a notification by May 7th,
      inviting you to develop the final version to be presented at the 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 chairs@....

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