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AgileTour 2017

Time: October 23, 2017 all day
Location: Frontline, in Malvern near the PA Turnpike Exit 320
Street: 1400 Atwater Drive
City/Town: Malvern, PA 19355
Event Type: agiletour, meade, conference
Organized By: John Voris
Latest Activity: yesterday

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Event Description

             October 23, 2017

       The Agile Tour at AgilePhilly


       ( We moved the date from October 16 )


The  survey to gauge interest is now CLOSED.  It was   HERE

The session grid of the topics and speakers

so you can plan your day is  HERE 

The link to buy tickets ( $20 )  is COMING SOON

-======== Our Theme This Year ============-

Philly hails her victor of Gettysburg,

General George Gordon Meade, of course.

And that fine little guy who served under him . . .

His nickname - Old Baldy - his Horse.


Five days prior is the 130th anniversary of the Statue of General Meade in Fairmount Park near the Please Touch Museum.  Suitable suggestions on how to commemorate this are encouraged, starting with signing the petition to move his statue to City Hall.

The statue went up fifteen years after Meade’s death, in front of several thousand people and many Civil War veterans, on October 18th, 1887.

After the dedication, the Fairmount Park Art Association held a gala at the Union League downtown with six hundred guests including General Meade’s West Point classmates, a number of his personal staff and aids, many who had served under him when he commanded the Army of the Potomac. 

Meade was a Philadelphia native and co-founder of Fairmount Park.  But General Meade's most remembered accomplishment was his defeat of General Robert E Lee at Gettysburg on July 3rd, 1863.

The theme of this year's Agile Tour is

  • Be Smart
  • Be Brave
  • Keep on Keepin' On
  • These are how battles are won. 

and for inspiration, a quote in an article on Bravery resonates
The book of life has no scrap pages, write with care

So too is Walk fast to follow your people because you are their leader

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  • Our events are Free, and Evening Meetings in the Western Suburbs are usually on the Third Tuesday and  usually begin at 6:30 pm.  A sample agenda would be:
    • 6:30-7:00 pm: Eat & Greet & Network
    • 7:00-8:20 Main Topic/Speaker
    • 8:20-8:30 Q & A , Pack-Up, More Networking
  • When we meet in Center City, our timeline may adjust (there's a $5 evening rate for Parking near the Municipal Services Building, at 15th & Vine):
    • 6-6:30pm: Eat & Greet with members of multiple usergroups
    • 6:30-8:20pm: AgilePhilly meeting (concurrent with other groups' meetings)
    • 8:20-9pm: Networking with everyone
  • Our AgilePhilly events are those with the Liberty Bell Logo.  And center-city-downtown is the logo of Big Buildings - APCD But we often cross-post other User Group events in the Philadelphia, Bucks County and Jersey area. . . PB&J . . . and others, so tell us of your event to list here alongside ours.
  • We are always on the lookout for new ideas and new topics to energize our discussions.


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