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Monday, May 9, 2016

(PMPs earn 7 PDUs for attending)

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8:00 – 8:45 Registration – 1st Floor Café, Harrisburg University, 326 Market St., Harrisburg PA
#1305 14th Floor – Auditorium #1302
8:45 – 9:00 Opening Remarks:  Eric Darr, President of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Tom Sheives, Conference Co-Chair
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speaker:  Tom Paider, Nationwide Insurance
Associate Vice President, Build Capability Leader
Making the Invisible Visible? The Lean Management System 


10:15-11:15 Agile Projects and Teams #1305

Let’s Play Agile Coach! (Agile Metrics Case Studies)“, Jim Damato, Computer Associates (Rally)

Agile Transformations #Auditorium

Being Flexible using Agile – PPL’s journey to Agile Transformation” – Todd Farnand, PPL Electric Utilities


Portfolio and Enterprise Agile #1302

Agile Project Portfolio Management“, Deven Trivedi, Shahn Alware, KPMG

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:15  Panel Discussion – Questions and Answers #Auditorium
Tom Paider, Associate Vice President, Author, Coach, Nationwide Insurance
Scott Ambler, Enterprise Agile Coach, Author, Scott Ambler + Associates
Sean Berquist,  Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
Stephen Aux, CIO, Department of Conservation & Natural ResourcesVIDEO
1:30 – 2:30 Agile Projects and Teams #1305

Caution: Scaling Bad Scrum Leads to More Chaos“, Michael McCalla, Achieving Agility

Agile Transformations #Auditorium

The Road to Agile – PennDOT’s Transformation to Iterative and Agile Methods” – Chris de Leon and Philip Petrina, PennDOT



Portfolio and Enterprise Agile #1302

Program Modeling and CFD Providing Insights Into the Most Chaotic Program“, James Gifford, Genesis Consulting


2:45 – 3:45 Agile Projects and Teams #1305

Scrum: Quality Matters” – Todd Miller, Celerity

Agile Transformations #Auditorium

Agile Culture Transformation from the Trenches“, Ryan Lockard, Elsevier



Portfolio and Enterprise Agile #1302

Help! My Teams are Agile but my Execs are Waterfall!“, Scott Blacker, AgileCraft


4:00 – 5:00 Endnote SpeakerScott Ambler, Scott Ambler + Associates #Auditorium
Enterprise Agile Coach, Author
Disciplined Agile 2.0 – Scaling Agile Tactically and StrategicallyVIDEO
5:00 – 6:00  


Reception – 14th Floor Harrisburg University of Science and Technology



General Seminars and Workshops – Tuesday, May 10-11

14th Floor – Auditorium
May 10 Only

9:00 – 4:30

Agile Scrum 101 – Tom Sheives, Associate Professor, Harrisburg University


May 10-11


 Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Training (LitheSpeed)
May 10 -11


Certified Scaled Agilist (SA) Training – Leading Safe 4.0

Scaled Agile Framework Training (LitheSpeed)