11:00 - 12:30
90 Minute Sessions
10:30 - 11:00
AM Break
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
90 Minute Sessions
15:00 - 15:30
PM Break
15:30 - 17:00
90 Minute Sessions
18:00 - 21:00
Monday Mingle @ Tipi
6:30 - 9:00
Breakfast - Hotel Guests ONLY
9:00 - 10:30
Welcome Remarks & Opening Keynote
8:00 - 17:00
Registration
Room: Köpenick II/III
Game, Set, Match: Playing Games to accelerate Agile Teams
Robert Misch

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Game, Set, Match: Playing Games to accelerate Agile Teams
Robert Misch

Room: Room: Köpenick II/III
Track: Track: Thinking Outside the box

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: Play selected Agile Games and learn hands-on approaches helping make teams (more) familiar with Agile.
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Room: Charlottenburg I
Building Creative Teams: Ideas, Motivation and Retrospectives
Cara Turner

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Building Creative Teams: Ideas, Motivation and Retrospectives
Cara Turner

Room: Room: Charlottenburg I
Track: Track: Innovating beyond Core Scrum: The Bohemian Bear

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Drawn from hands-on experience, this talk covers theory and practical advice for ordinary software teams to build creative thinking skills.
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Room: Charlottenburg II
A Curious Mindset: basic coaching skills for managers and other aliens
Deborah Hartmann Preuss, Steve Holyer

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A Curious Mindset: basic coaching skills for managers and other aliens
Deborah Hartmann Preuss, Steve Holyer

Room: Room: Charlottenburg II
Track: Track: Managing Agility: Bring Down the Wall
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: Does agiliity = "no management"? Managers become meaning-makers by modeling & teaching coaching skills to grow a shared-leadership culture.
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Room: Tegel
Effectively Coaching Agile Teams
Andrea Tomasini, Bent Myllerup

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Effectively Coaching Agile Teams
Andrea Tomasini, Bent Myllerup

Room: Room: Tegel
Track: Track: Managing Agility: Bring Down the Wall
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Coaching structure and the ability of using powerful questions is essential for being a successful Agile Coach. Come try it and be inspired!
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Room: Potsdam III
Let's Invent the Future of Agile!
Nigel Baker

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Let's Invent the Future of Agile!
Nigel Baker

Room: Room: Potsdam III
Track: Track: Innovating beyond Core Scrum: The Bohemian Bear

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Scrum has evolved over the years. We are going to look at those advances and project forward to imagine a possible future state of Scrum.
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Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
Building Metaphors for Retrospectives
Helen Meek, Mark Summers

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Building Metaphors for Retrospectives
Helen Meek, Mark Summers

Room: Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
Track: Track: Scrum Principles: Changing the Status Quo

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: We share some of our favourite retrospective metaphors then you will create and run your own using the context of retrospective facilitation.
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Room: Charlottenburg III
My Agile Suitcase
Martin Heider

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My Agile Suitcase
Martin Heider

Room: Room: Charlottenburg III
Track: Track: Scrum Principles: Changing the Status Quo

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: My Agile Suitcase – Experienced Agilists share their Agile Suitcases they would bring to Waterfall Island as #PechaKucha!
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Room: Bellevue
Temenos - Build Trust in Yourself, Your Team, Your Organization
Christine Neidhardt, Olaf Lewitz

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Temenos - Build Trust in Yourself, Your Team, Your Organization
Christine Neidhardt, Olaf Lewitz

Room: Room: Bellevue
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: #Temenos is a story-telling container. We reflect in groups on past, present and future. How did we become who we are? Who do we want to be?
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Room: Potsdam Foyer
AM Break
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AM Break
Room: Room: Potsdam Foyer
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Summary: Monday Breaks are sponsored by 
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Room: Potsdam I
Lunch
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Lunch
Room: Room: Potsdam I
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Room: Köpenick II/III
Team Based Business Process Re-engineering with Scrum
David Bulkin, Anthony Montgomery
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Team Based Business Process Re-engineering with Scrum
David Bulkin, Anthony Montgomery
Room: Room: Köpenick II/III
Track: Track: Thinking Outside the box

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Leverage Scrum to improve business process faster than traditional BPR while creating a collaborative team culture and results that stick.
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Room: Potsdam III
The Lean Startup and Agile Development: Full Circle
Stephen Forte
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The Lean Startup and Agile Development: Full Circle
Stephen Forte
Room: Room: Potsdam III
Track: Track: Thinking Outside the box

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Summary: Session Type: Lecture
Level: Forming

Summary: First came lean. Then Agile. Then the Lean Startup. See how they are all intertwined.
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Room: Charlottenburg I
Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Jambalaya
Dana Pylayeva
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Chocolate, LEGO and Scrum Jambalaya
Dana Pylayeva
Room: Room: Charlottenburg I
Track: Track: Innovating beyond Core Scrum: The Bohemian Bear

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: From Scrum to DevOps and continuous flow, through automation and cross functional teams - practice it all using LEGO and chocolate.
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Room: Charlottenburg II
Leadership in Agile Organizations
Gary Bamberger
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Leadership in Agile Organizations
Gary Bamberger
Room: Room: Charlottenburg II
Track: Track: Managing Agility: Bring Down the Wall
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Learn characteristics, responsibilities and coaching techniques leaders need to support high-performing agile teams in interactive session.
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Room: Bellevue
Psychological Aspects of Estimating
Joseph Pelrine
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Psychological Aspects of Estimating
Joseph Pelrine
Room: Room: Bellevue
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
Session Type:
Summary: Session Type: Lecture
Level: Norming

Summary: Stumped by story points? Paralyzed by planning poker? Learn some new and scientifically validated techniques of estimating in this talk.
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Room: Tegel
Secrets of an experienced facilitator
Sallyann Freudenberg
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Secrets of an experienced facilitator
Sallyann Freudenberg
Room: Room: Tegel
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: Build (or add to) your facilitation toolkit of techniques. Understand how to choose which to use when and why. Try them out for size.
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Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
The Tulming Travel Game
Zuzi Sochova, Eduard Kunce
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The Tulming Travel Game
Zuzi Sochova, Eduard Kunce
Room: Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
Track: Track: Scrum Principles: Changing the Status Quo

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: Interactive Scrum board game. In a game understand what is behind the princilples and practices of Scrum.
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Room: Charlottenburg III
the Scrum LEGO airport - Berlin calling
Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
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the Scrum LEGO airport - Berlin calling
Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
Room: Room: Charlottenburg III
Track: Track: Scrum Principles: Changing the Status Quo

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: Understanding the Scrum values, Roles, Artefacts, meetings and the Scum workflow by building a set of products for an airport with LEGO.
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PM Break
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PM Break
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Summary: Monday Breaks are sponsored by 
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Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
Get Agile by forgetting and re-learning how to draw and see.
Dov Tsal Sela
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Get Agile by forgetting and re-learning how to draw and see.
Dov Tsal Sela
Room: Room: Tiergarten I/II/III
Track: Track: Thinking Outside the box

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: Mixing my experience of Agile coach, and a creative-drawing meetup facilitator, I'll help you understand Agility by (re) learning drawing.
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Room: Charlottenburg I
Back to the future, (re)learn Smalltalk
Stephan Eggermont
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Back to the future, (re)learn Smalltalk
Stephan Eggermont
Room: Room: Charlottenburg I
Track: Track: Innovating beyond Core Scrum: The Bohemian Bear

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Performing

Summary: Smalltalk is well known for giving us TDD, patterns, XP and OOP. Find out it offers much more crucial innovation.
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Room: Charlottenburg III
Introduction to Graphic Recording
Benjamin Felis
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Introduction to Graphic Recording
Benjamin Felis
Room: Room: Charlottenburg III
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: Come and learn how to make striking graphical recording with no experience necessary. 
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Room: Tegel
Move your product ownership to the next level!
Björn Jensen
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Move your product ownership to the next level!
Björn Jensen
Room: Room: Tegel
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: If you want to know how to create shared understanding of your product's purpose and necessary tools you'll get valuable insights here.
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Room: Bellevue
Coaching Teams to Self Organization
Arne Åhlander
Session Details
Coaching Teams to Self Organization
Arne Åhlander
Room: Room: Bellevue
Track: Track: Successful Scrum Practices: Berlin Never Sleeps
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: Use knowledge of team dynamics together with observations of your team to drive team coaching and enhancement of self organization.
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Room: Charlottenburg II
Principles and Dynamics of Scrum Coaching: A practical framework to help coaches and clients get the most from the coaching relationship, and understand how it changes over time
Ken Power
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Principles and Dynamics of Scrum Coaching: A practical framework to help coaches and clients get the most from the coaching relationship, and understand how it changes over time
Ken Power
Room: Room: Charlottenburg II
Track: Track: Managing Agility: Bring Down the Wall
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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: A framework for coaches and clients to understand what role is appropriate for coaches at different times in the relationship.
Learning Objects:
Room: Köpenick II/III
Creating children book in 45 minutes thanks to Scrum
Vladimirs Ivanovs
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Creating children book in 45 minutes thanks to Scrum
Vladimirs Ivanovs
Room: Room: Köpenick II/III
Track: Track: Thinking Outside the box

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Forming

Summary: Creating a children book is not a simple project however applying Scrum might make it much more easier to manage and give you better results.
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Room: Potsdam III
The Storytelling Battle
Oana Juncu
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The Storytelling Battle
Oana Juncu
Room: Room: Potsdam III
Track: Track: Innovating beyond Core Scrum: The Bohemian Bear

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Summary: Session Type: Workshop
Level: Norming

Summary: The Storytelling Battle, learn to tell the effective stories to create the desire to change to Agile
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Tipi Am Kanzleramt
Monday Mingle @ Tipi
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Monday Mingle @ Tipi
Room: Tipi Am Kanzleramt
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Summary: Meet in Hotel Lobby at 17:45 for transfer to Tipi.

Celebrate a great first day at Tipi Am Kanzleramt, an exceptional tent known for bringing back to life the brilliant variety of the 1920s.SCRUM ALLIANCE® will provide great food and a couple of drinks while you enjoy fabulous LIVE entertainment from Carrington & Brown. 

All attendees are required to wear their SCRUM GATHERING® name badge for access.
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Room: L.A. Cafe
Breakfast
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Breakfast
Room: Room: L.A. Cafe
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Summary: Breakfast is included for those who have booked through the Conference Reservation system staying at the host hotel, InterContinental Berlin. Breakfast will be served in the L.A. Cafe, located on Level 1 and is open from 6:30 - 9:00am. 

Note: SCRUM GATHERING® is not providing breakfast for those who book through any other means. Breakfast will not be provided for delegates staying outside the hotel. Attendees not staying at the InterContinental Berlin are welcome to enjoy breakfast at an additional cost.
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Room: Potsdam I/III
Opening Keynote
Speaker: Dave Snowden
Title: Continuous Dynamic Change
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Opening Keynote
Speaker: Dave Snowden
Title: Continuous Dynamic Change
Room: Room: Potsdam I/III
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Continuous Dynamic Change

Much of the language of Scrum and Agile Gatherings draws on manufacturing concepts and ideas.  This presentation will look at taking a more ecological approach to delivering value at all levels of the organisation.   Within the wider context of Agile it will look at ways in which we can improve our understanding of both implicit as well as explicit user needs.  It will introduce complex adaptive systems theory using the Cynefin framework and look at how to scale Agile bottom up not top down.  More specifically it will look at how to engage the strategy function of organisations beyond IT management to take a more proactive approach to innovation, including methods for whole of workforce engagement in decision support.  It will focus on using the principles of Agile to create a resilient organisation, architected for continuous change.

Biography

Dave Snowden is the founder and chief scientific officer of Cognitive Edge.  His work is international in nature and covers government and industry looking at complex issues relating to strategy, organisational decision making and decision making.  He has pioneered a science based approach to organisations drawing on anthropology, neuroscience and complex adaptive systems theory.  He is a popular and passionate keynote speaker on a range of subjects, and is well known for his pragmatic cynicism and iconoclastic style. 

He holds visiting Chairs at the Universities of Pretoria and Hong Kong Polytechnic University as well as a visiting fellowship at the University of Warwick.  He has also held senior fellowships at the Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies at Nanyang University and the Civil Service College in Singapore.  His paper with Boone on Leadership was the cover article for the Harvard Business Review in November 2007 and also won the Academy of Management aware for the best practitioner paper in the same year.  He has previously won a special award from the Academy for originality in his work on knowledge management. He is a editorial board member of several academic and practitioner journals in the field of knowledge management and is an Editor in Chief of E:CO.  In 2006 he was Director of the EPSRC (UK) research programme on emergence and in 2007 was appointed to an NSF (US) review panel on complexity science research.

He previously worked for IBM where he was a Director of the Institution for Knowledge Management and founded the Cynefin Centre for Organisational Complexity; during that period he was selected by IBM as one of six on-demand thinkers for a world wide advertising campaign.   Prior to joining IBM he worked as a software designer and programmer building Decision Support Systems for major international clients such as Guinness.  As a result of that work he developed the business to the point where he became General Manager of a new software business covering Decision Support, Forecasting and Inventory Management..  In those roles he was a pioneer in bringing academic insight into the pragmatic world of business.  He was one of 50 managers selected to be part of the management buyout of Data Sciences from the Thorn EMI group and rose to a central role in strategy before the take over by IBM.  In that role he pioneered a new approach to service marketing and was one of the founders of the DSDM consortium which went on to create international standards for rapid application system development and joint application design.  He created businesses in the areas of Data Warehousing and Legacy System management through the GENUS program won a series of marketing awards in the UK and was crediting with driving most of Data Science’s revenue growth prior to the IBM takeover.
His company Cognitive Edge exists to integrate academic thinking with practice in organisations throughout the world and operates on a network model working with Academics, Government, Commercial Organisations, NGOs and Independent Consultants.  He is also the main designer of the SenseMaker® software suite, originally developed in the field of counter terrorism and now being actively deployed in both Government and Industry to handle issues of impact measurement, customer/employee insight, narrative based knowledge management, strategic foresight and risk management. 
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Room: Potsdam Foyer
Registration
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Registration
Room: Room: Potsdam Foyer
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Summary: Registration is open 8:00 - 17:00 daily. The registration desk will be open for registration as well as answering your Gathering questions.
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