31st May 2019

Porto.

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.

Meet This Edition's Invited Speakers

Gabrielle Benefield
Gabrielle Benefield

Author, speaker and coach specialising in Outcome Delivery, Agile and Lean thinking. She is the founder of Mobius Outcome Delivery (Mobiusloop.com), and of the Scrum Foundation in 2009, together with Jeff Sutherland.

Barry Overeem
Barry Overeem

Barry is the co-founder of The Liberators, a company that liberates organisations from outdated modes of working and learning. As a Scrum.org trainer & Liberating Structures facilitator Barry shares his insights by providing training, facilitating workshops, speaking at conferences and writing blog posts.

Eik Thyrsted Brandsgård

Eik is Agile Coach at LEGO. It was a childhood dream coming true when he joined the toy manufacturer 14 years ago as project manager within digital development and in the years gone by Eik has taken on roles as producer, product owner, scrum master, people manager and leader. He is currently Agile Coach Director in Product & Marketing Development at LEGO.

Jose Casal
Jose Casal

Jose Casal is a business agility consultant with extensive experience in senior roles. He is dedicated to helping organisations and individuals embrace modern management methodologies including Lean Kanban, Agile and collaboration frameworks. His goal is to help create thriving and engaged organisations.

Mirco Hering
Mirco Hering

Mirco is a Managing Director at Accenture and looks after the Global DevOps practice as well as the Agile practice in Asia Pacific. He has for over a dozen years worked on accelerating software delivery through innovative approaches like Agile and DevOps. He is the author of "DevOps for the Modern Enterprise". The book has been awarded as best DevOps book 2018 by DevOps.com

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Ben Linders
Ben Linders

Ben Linders is an Independent Consultant in Agile, Lean, Quality, and Continuous Improvement. Author of Getting Value out of Agile Retrospectives, Waardevolle Agile Retrospectives, What Drives Quality, The Agile Self-assessment Game, and Continuous Improvement. Creator of many Agile Coaching Tools, for example, the Agile Self-assessment Game.

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Some Previous Keynote Speakers

Seb Rose
Seb Rose (2018)

Consultant, coach, trainer, analyst and developer for over 30 years. Co-author of “BDD Books 1: Discovery”, lead author of “The Cucumber for Java Book”, and contributing author to “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know”.

Jutta Eckstein
Jutta Eckstein (2017)

Independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition especially within medium-sized to large distributed mission-critical projects.

Emily Bache
Emily Bache (2016)

Independent consultant specializing in automated testing and agile methods. On her 15 years as a software developer, she has learnt that to be truly agile, teams need to learn to use agile engineering practices.

Rachel Davies
Rachel Davies (2014)

Co-author of the first “Agile Coaching” book. Rachel became an agile practitioner in 2000 and draws upon experience with a wide range of agile approaches including Lean/Kanban, Scrum, and XP.