AGILE DAY CONFERENCE - ADC 2014

"AGILE TESTING - EMBRACE QUALITY, DELIVER SUPERIOR BUSINESS VALUE."

Friday July 18, 2014
Pune, India

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Increased use of Agile has created new opportunities as well as presented challenges at the enterprise level. One of the main challenges is to Embrace Quality while keeping up with the demand to reliably Deliver Superior Business Value iteratively and speedily. As a result, innovation and development is increasingly being fuelled in the Agile Testing environment.

Built on this, the theme of the ADC 2014 is "Agile Testing - Embrace Quality, Deliver Superior Business Value." The conference aims to underline tools, techniques, developments and best practices in Agile Testing which will act as catalysts to deliver premium business value alongside sustaining quality.

Be a Speaker

Present Your research, best practices, experience, and expertise.

Host Open Space

Innovative topic to share? Questions to discuss? Subject to delve deeper?

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Opt best sponsor pack, or customize to suit your needs.

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Early Bird Special

Book early to save more on registration as well as sponsorship.

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ADVISORY BOARD

Speaker
Ivan Bartolo, founder and CEO of the 6PM Group has boundless enthusiasm for Agile. Over the years Ivan's contribution to the world of Agile culminated into the training of over 5,000 delegates world-wide, mentoring of delivery teams, as an examiner and above all his efforts to introduce Agility (DSDM) to the American market. From the beginning of his involvement with Agility, Ivan has always looked at Agile as a way of life rather than as a process. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Ivan has developed into a business leader that appreciates the value of academia and the importance of experience in industry.
Ivan Bartolo

CEO
6pm Holdings plc

Speaker
Ran Nyman is an experienced software professional, since 1980s. Ran is specialized in streamlining the product development processes and practices, and implementing modern software development in large organizations. Ran is Certified Scrum Trainer.
Ran Nyman

Chair Of The Board - COB
Gosei Ltd.

Speaker
Niranjan N V, has around 17 years of professional experience and 4 years as a Consultant,Coach and Trainer in Agile Consulting and Training, Software Estimation, Project Management and so on. He has extensive implementation experience in, Agile, Scrum, CMMI-Agile and Software Estimation. He has implementation experience of various frameworks Agile Methodologies and Processes(Scrum, XP, Kanban and Agile Unified Process) Agile-CMMI and Productivitiy framework using Function Point Analysis. Currently his focus is on applying SAFe Framework for Large Enterprises.
Niranjan Nerlige V

SAFe Consultant, Agile Coach & Trainer,
Exelplus Services.

Speaker
Vasanthan Philip helps organizations transition to a more efficient and productive unit using Agile Methodology. Particularly specializing in Agile (Scrum/XP) adoption, Lean/Kanban and any other best practice implementation, he is also a Agile Coach and Scrum Trainer. He has trained over 500+ people and conducted 40+ Agile trainings across India & South-East Asia.
Vasanthan Philip

Agile Coach, Consultant & Agile Trainer,
Santeon.

Speaker
manoj sethu, Manoj is currently Director & GM of APMG India, a subsidiary of APMG International (UK). He manages business in SAARC countries including India and also North / East & Central Africa and parts of Middle East. Manoj has proven strengths in projects and business operations. He has designed and implemented.
Manoj Sethu

GM APMG International
Director itSMF India

SPEAKERS

Speaker
Is Quality the next freemium?
Tathagat Varma

VP - Strategic Process Innovations & HR
[24]7 Innovation Labs

Speaker
Evolving to Agile Testing - The Journey.
Brijesh Prabhakar

Head of Insurance Testing - UK and Europe
Capgemini

Speaker
Scaling Agile Testing For Enterprise Teams.
Satish Kamat

Managing Director, Co-founder
JamBuster Technologies

Speaker
How to make Quality Assurance in Agile effective and Excel as Agile Tester.
Srinivas Chillara

Director & Principal Consultant
CeeZone

Speaker
Agile Testing in the World of Continuous Delivery.
Manish Kumar

Testing Practices Lead
Thoughtworks

Speaker
Agile Testing in the TCoE: Evolution or Destruction – Lessons from the trenches.
Deepika Mamnani

Associate Vice President
Hexaware Technologies

ADC 2014 is pleased to receive speaker proposals for presentations and tutorials relevant to the conference theme at all skill levels - from novice to advanced. The conference technical board reviewed all submissions using detailed presentation evaluation criteria and shortlisted following top submissions for the final presentation in person at the conference.

Evolving to Agile Testing Amdocs Delivery Journey

Hrishikesh Karekar, Agile Coach
Vinaya Muralidharan, Agile Coach
Sutap Choudhury, Agile Coach
Amdocs

Agility – The Problems Solutions Approach

Nilotpal Das, Enterprise Architect
Invesco Hyderabad Pvt. Ltd.

Managing Incessant Deliveries to Production by DevOps – Extending Agile

Chandni Tyagi, Senior Group Manager
Anuj Laddha, Senior Group Manager
Mahindra Comviva

AGILE! Who cares - Tell Me What To Do

Suman Guha, Technical Program Manager
Red Hat

PROGRAM

OPEN SPACE
Innovative topic to share? Questions to discuss? Subject area to delve deeper into? Then, Open space is for you!

Open space provides platform for folks to get-together and introduce thoughts, and, take away ideas while building off of one another's knowledge and creativity.

Anyone who has valuable information on Agile to share is a candidate for open space. We encourage interactive sessions providing opportunities to explore ideas and techniques. Sessions don't need to be formal, in fact, it's more fun if they are not! So let go of your PowerPoint presentations and just show-up at Open space to share, exchange, discuss and learn.

Schedule & Submissions

The conference constitutes of four back to back open space slots of 15 minutes each, which includes time for introduction, presentation, Q&A and changeover. Please indicate your preferred speaker slot while submitting your open space proposal.

Any two open space slots out of available four will be pre-selected before the conference and the remaining two slots will be decided on the day of the conference.

Individuals can submit any number of open space proposals via any one of the two simple methods –

Pre Conference Submission Method

If you've already made your mind to organise an open space then submit your online proposal for same latest by June 16, 2014.

Submission, Screening & Final Selection Process
  1. Submission of online open space proposal latest by June 16, 2014
  2. Selection and screening of all submissions by the conference technical board
  3. On July 04, 2014, the presenter of top two selected proposals will be notified and invited to host their open space in person at the conference
Advantage
  • Provides adequate time to promote your session to other people interested in the conference and increase chances of getting selected for a confirmed slot at the conference
  • The presenter of top two selected open spaces will receive complimentary conference pass to attend the conference and host their open space
Deadline for Pre Conference Submission of Open Space Proposals Closed on June 16, 2014. The top two proposals shortlisted for the conference will be announced on July 04, 2014.
At The Conference Submission Method

If you've already registered to attend the conference then you have chance to submit your open space proposal on the day of the conference.

Submission, Screening & Final Selection Process
  1. Submission of duly filled open space proposal form, available in the conference kit, in the box labelled open space proposals at the registration desk before end of the first tea/coffee break on the day of the conference
  2. Selection and screening of all submissions by the panel of eminent jury at the conference
  3. Presenter of the final two selected proposals will be announced and invited to host their open space in person at the conference
Advantage

Provides chance to the conference attendees to share their topic of interest or to explore deeper into a subject that they have come across at the conference by hosting open space

SPONSORS

 
scrumalliance

Become part of something bigger than you alone. Scrum Alliance brings you together with like-minded people who are passionate about Scrum and who dream, explore – and live – project management brilliance every day. A nonprofit professional organization, we provide advocacy, community, and education to support this movement, equip our members, and help them succeed with Scrum in software development and beyond. Come sprint with us!

JamBuster is an ISO 9001:2008 certified, Software Product Company providingenterprise solutions for product and service companies to manage their Business Operations and R&D.

Started as an outsourcing services company for MNC customers such as Air Products, Symyx, EXFO, etc., we managed 100+ outsourced projects across time zones and built a 300+ people Captive R&D for EXFO Inc. in Pune on Build-Operate-Transfer basis.

These experienceshave helped us evolve into an enterprise software productcompany. We currently offer two enterprise software: CorpCloud™ for business operations management, and SoftALM™-an Agile ALM solution that is currently being commercialized.

SoftALM™is an End-to-End Software Application Lifecycle Management Solution for leveraging Agile Methodologies for Product and Service Enterprises. It helps:

  • Integrate Product, Project, Development, Quality and Support
  • Easy connect to other apps such as Doors, Jira, TFS, etc.
  • Audit trail required by 21CFR11, TL9000, & ISO 9001:2008 Certifications
  • Productivity index to help visibility
  • Have a truly agile team across nations.

Team JamBusteris thriving to provide our customers arobust enterprise product, along with superior product support to build and foster customer relations!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The ADC 2014 is the best choice to showcase and promote your company, products and services to the most influential people and decision makers interested to leveraging Agile methods to create enhanced business value. The conference offers great platform to bring to light your organization´s message directly to a focused audience.

Standard Sponsorship Packages
Bronze Sponsor Investment Benefits
Silver Sponsor Investment Benefits
Gold Sponsor Investment Benefits
Platinum Sponsor Investment Benefits
Diamond Sponsor Investment Benefits
Main Sponsor Investment Benefits
A La Carte Opportunities
A4 Page Conference Kit Insert Investment Benefits
Logo on Conference T-shirt Investment Benefits
Logo on Conference Website Investment Benefits
Special Discounts
  • Enjoy 15% early bird discount on all standard sponsorship packages booked before June 23, 2014
  • Start-up companies with workforce of 1 – 25 employees receive 10% discount on all standard sponsorship packages
  • Companies with at least 10 job offers for Agile professionals receive 10% discount on all standard sponsorship packages
  • Sponsor nominations other than complimentary sponsor passes can register at 34% discount on standard conference registration fee.
Customize Your Own Sponsorship Package

Your sponsorship requisite may relate to but need not be restricted to the standard sponsorship packages. We are flexible and willing to work with you to design the sponsorship package that will best fulfill your business needs.

For sponsorship inquiries or assistance, email sponsor@agiledayconference.com

LOCATION

REGISTER

Registration pack includes full access to all conference sessions, complimentry lunch and, access to the conference proceedings post conference.

Standard Registration
Fee Per Delegate
  • INR 6900*
Early Bird Registration
Fee Per Delegate
(Valid Till July 06, 2014)
  • INR 6900* INR 5800*
Group Registration
Fee Per Delegate

2 - 4 Members Team

  • INR 6900* INR 5500*

5 - 10 Members Team

  • INR 6900* INR 5250*

Above 10 Members Team

  • INR 6900* INR 4900*
Special Discount
Fee Per Delegate
Alumni Registration

KnowledgeHut Led Training & Workshop Attendees

  • INR 6900* INR 5500*
Certified Professionals

Valid for CSM, PMI-ACP,…

  • INR 6900* INR 5500*
Students and Academics

Full-time

  • INR 6900* INR 5500*
Speaker Registration

Speaker Nominations & Speaker/Open Spaces Proposal Submitters

  • INR 6900* INR 4550*
Sponsor Nominations

Apart from Complimentary Sponsor Passes

  • INR 6900* INR 4550*

To receive 'Discount Code' relevant to your registration under special category, email reachus@agiledayconference.com

*12.36% Service tax applicable on all INR payments

On-Site Registration

On-site registration will be accepted on first come first basis depending on availability of seats on the day of the conference.

Conference Payments / Cancellations / Refunds / Transfers
  • All confirmed but unpaid registrations need to pay at the conference venue
  • Registration without payment will not be authorised to attend the conference
  • Cancelation request if any must be emailed to reachus@agiledayconference.com at least 20 business days before the conference date.
  • All cancellations / refunds will incur 5% administration fee. This fee will be deducted from the refund amount.
  • Given notice of at least 20 business days before the conference date, cancellation of single tickets will be entitled for 50% refund. Refunds are not provided for any cancellation received after this time or for non-attendance on the conference day.
  • Substitutions from the same organization are welcome at no additional fee. If a substitution is necessary, please email reachus@agiledayconference.com ahead of time or bring a written statement/email from the person who will not be attending to the on-site registration counter. This will help simplify the transfer process and expedite registration.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the event or substitute speakers. In the unlikely event that Organiser should have to cancel the ADC 2014, attendees will be refunded for the amount paid for the conference, but the organiser is not responsible for any attendees' other related expenses, including hotel and travel.

For registration inquiries or assistance, email reachus@agiledayconference.com

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