JULY Midwest Agile Community Road Trip to BEST BUY
Agile road trip from Chicago to Best Buy in Minnesota - We are going to take the Midwest Agile Community on the road for the July Meeting. The expenses for the trip, travel and meals on Friday are being paid for by our vendors. On Thursday night we will be visiting the amazing Mall of America!
Here is the current Itinerary:
Thursday - July 11th
- 11:00 AM - Leave from Cumberland Park & Ride
- 6:30 PM - Arrive at Hotel and Check In
- 8:00 PM -Dinner @ Crave in the Mall of America
- After Dinner - Hang out at the Mall of America
Friday - July 12th
Three great speakers, Esther Derby, Dion Stewart and David "The Dude" Hussman are on the agenda!
- 6:00 AM - 4-5 Mile jog/run at hotel (Optional)
- 8:30 AM - Travel to Best Buy HQ
- 9:00am Meet and Greet/Breakfast (Sponsored by RKMC)
- 9:20am Icebreaker/Welcome event
- 9:30am Agile at BBY (Bo)
- 10:30am A Scrum Master's Guide to Self-Organizing Teams by Esther Derby (workshop)
- 12:00pm Lunch (sponsored by Version One)
- 12:30pm Lean Development by Dion Stewart from DevJam (presentation)
- 1:30pm Agile Openspace by David Hussman form DevJam
- 2:30pm Wrapup with Len Lagestee from Redpoint
- 3:00pm - Leave for Home (Dinner Provided on the road)
- 11:00pm - Arrive in Chicago
TRANSPORTATION - We have a sponsored VAN with WiFi enabled access for transportation to Minnesota and back.
- Travel Cost $0 - sponsor provided - to be named soon
- Leaving from Chicago Thursday, 7/11/13 at 11:00 AM
- Returning to Chicago Friday, 7/12/13 at 10:30 PM
- Space is limited on the Van to 12 people, first come first serve
LODGING - You will need to book you room and the room rate. You are responsible for the Hotel charges.
- Standard room with 2 queen beds.
- Ask for the “Best Buy Chicago” room block to receive the $65 rate
- The room rate of $65 will be covered by one of the sponsors
- You will be responsible for any additional room charges
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- You can cancel your reservation by 6PM the day before check in
- Country Inn & Suites by Carlson.Bloomington West
- 5120 American Boulevard West
- Bloomington, MN 55437, USA
Please post questions in the discussion board.