The 7th Annual Philly Emerging Tech conference (a.k.a. Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise and Philly ETE 2011) is set for April 10 and 11 at the Society Hill Sheraton in Philadelphia.
The Early Bird rate, available through February 15, is $375 per person. If you can take advantage of the group discount (4 colleagues or friends, not necessarily from the same company, registering at the same time), the Early Bird price goes down to $281.25 per person.
The conference has sold out the last few years.
To register: http://phillyemergingtech.com/2012/register
Agile sessions include:
* Agile Tech Tree (Arlo Belshee, originator of Naked Planning)
* Kanban, Lean, and Large-Scale Agile (James Shore, author of The Art of Agile Development)
* Accelerated Team Learning and Language Hunting: a 2-Hour Workshop" (Willem Larsen, President of Language Hunters)
* Connascence Examined (Jim Weirich, creator of the Ruby build tool, Rake)
* TBD (Stacia Viscardi, co-author of "The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility" )
* How GitHub Works: GitHub's Software Development Process (Zach Holman, Developer at GitHub)
* It's the Culture Stupid! Why Scrum is more than a few Roles, Artifacts, and Ceremonies (Manoj Vadakkan, Agile Coach and Trainer)
* Better Agile Through Tribes (Andre Dhondt, Executive/Agile Software Coach)
The keynote speakers are:
Chad Fowler (VP Engineering, LivingSocial)
Alex Payne (CTO, Simple Finance).
As always there will be more than 50 talks on a variety of technologies during the 2-day conference.
Session speakers include:
creator, Ruby Programming Language
Chief JVM Architect, Azul Systems
Ember.js and jQuery core developer
Rails core developer
Grails core developer
PhoneGap core developer
The list of confirmed speakers is here: http://phillyemergingtech.com/2012/speakers