The Agile Tracks at the DrupalDelphia Conference on FRIDAY April 27th
Tickets are $35
Tickets and other information is at www.DrupalDelphia.org
This conference is the kickoff event for Philly Tech Week
Philly Tech Week #PTW18 is sponsored by the eZine Technical.ly http://2018.phillytechweek.com
AgilePhillly has teamed with www.DrupalDelphia.org for this spring conference.
This conference has 250 Drupal users from the east coast and is the kickoff event for Philly Tech Week. The DrupalDelphia conference consists of multiple tracks, including:
2 rooms of Agile Topics & 5 rooms of Drupal
The location is Hussian College of Art at 15th and Spring Garden which shares space with Comm College of Phila and Harrisburg Univ, Phila Campus, with parking and easy public transportation - Suburban Station then 2nd stop on the Broad Street Subway. ( The only student activity are two labs on Friday, and the campuses are evening classes, and it is a Friday, so yes, we have lots of space for the conference.)
You Tube Videos taken at the conference are here.
Presenter's Slides are here
part of http://www.agilephilly.com/events/philly-tech-week #PTW18
Tickets at www.DrupalDelphia.org
Speakers and Focus of Topics
As for our audience of mostly Drupal Content CMS System workers & developers, new to Agile and new to AgilePhilly, I think our emphasis will be concentrating on LEAN and KANBAN and FLOW OF WORK and less so SCRUM.
Session Schedule on Friday April 27th
Session Grid for the AgilePhilly Spring Conference
concentrating on KANBAN & LEAN TOPICS
This is a joint conference at www.DrupalDelphia.com
FRIDAY April 27th
Hussian College of Art
15th and Spring Garden ( Suburban Stn & one stop on Broad Street Line
Plenty of Parking
The DrupalDelphia conference consists of multiple tracks, including:
2 rooms of Agile Topics & 6 rooms of Drupal
The SESSION GRID is at https://drupaldelphia.org/program/sessions/schedule
The sessions that AgilePhilly members will be interested in are:
Session Times Approx Headcounts after the Conference
( 0 ) Check-in
7:00 - 8:00 am Exhibitor Registration & Organizer Setup
8:00 (ongoing) General Attendee Registration/Check-in Opens, Coffee/Water Available
( 0 ) 8:40 – 9:55 am
Preston So, Director of Research and Innovation, Acquia
Marcus Iannozzi, Founder and Principal of Message Agency
Peter Brooks, Director of Career Services and Admissions, Hussian College
Joel Chew of AgilePhilly, PMO Service Delivery Manager for Lean Software, Thomson Reuters.
The business focus of Thomson Reuters is to provide value and deliver enterprise software solutions to customers for their legal systems. He serves with 11 direct reports and more than 150 team members. He has extensive experiences utilizing agile and lean in new software product development, enterprise software implementation, and software release management – and is passionate about leveraging agile and lean practices to help businesses deliver maximum value and, as a result, achieving sustainable competitive advantage.
( 1 ) 10:00 – 11:00 am
5 Core Principles of Kanban Charlie Villare 16
Longer is Less, Tackling Delays Michiko Quinones 9
( 2 ) 11:20 -12:20 Noon
Don’t let the Security folks Slow down your DevOps pipeline Vana Khurana 3
Scaling the Agile Transition Wall Kimberly Davis 19
( 3 ) 1:25 - 2:25 pm
Agile Games: Using Simple Play to Generate Lasting Insights Mark Dodge and Vaibhav Gandhi 14
My accidental Experiment with Modern Agile - Dean Chanter
BDD with Behat - A Czietlow
( 4 ) , 2:30 – 3:30 pm
The Traffic Fallacy - S Eddings
( 5 ) , 3:45 -4:45 pm
After a short introduction by Mike Harris of the Premios Group, the panel will discuss "Agile Contracts"
Abstract: Yes, Agile Contracts are possible and are quite desirable. There are methods to construct contracts to achieve outcomes using 3rd party resources in an Agile manner. This is true for all cost-benefit evaluations, something that everyone on the team should appreciate.
The Panel will consist of
Mike Harris brings 30 years of broad management experience in the IT field, including the areas of R&D, production, business, and academia. He is an internationally recognized author and speaker on Value Visualization of IT, and is a thought leader in the international software development industry.
He is the President, CEO of Premios Group, and was CEO of DCG Software Value of Malvern PA.
Our Panel Discussion will then dig even deeper, with the following experts
Then on Friday Evening, there is a party to kick off Philly Tech Week, 5 pm – 10 pm , $10 for Tee Shirts. I am not sure of the actual price. Maybe just a cash bar ?
Location is Schmidt’s Commons , 1001 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 · Philadelphia, PA
On Saturday 04/28, there is a Hackathon for Makers, concentrating on Accessibility. You can join Occupational Therapists, Adaptive Tech Professionals, and Tech Experts to help solve real-world problems encountered by disabled residents of Inglis House.
Accessibility Hackathon at NextFab in South Philly, 2025 Washingtown Ave
Saturday, April 28th anytime between 11am-10pm
Comments & questions, email us mailto:AgilePhillyCoordinators@YahooGroups.com
Anonymous survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FMMWD5H ( 10 quick Y/N questions )