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AgileGovCon 2017

Public service leaders wanting to learn more about agile project management and its specific applications to government can register (free) for AgileGovCon 2017.

By GovFresh · May 22, 2017

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Public service leaders wanting to learn more about agile project management and its specific applications to government can register (free) for AgileGovCon 2017.

The virtual mini-conference, hosted by Agile Government Leadership, is June 1 and is “dedicated to helping people in all levels of government effectively bring agile practices and culture into their agencies.”

Format includes lightning talks and panel discussions by agile government practitioners, as well as virtual networking with peers and speakers in the online hangout room. There will be video conferencing and a discussions in the AGL Slack community (join).

Who should attend?

  • C-suite leaders
  • Government employees
  • Agile vendors to government
  • Contracting officers
  • Change agents / mission drivers
  • Program and project managers


  • Modern Agile Procurement
  • Cultural Change in Government
  • The Tao of Agile: What Makes Agile Work
  • What Agile Looks Like in Local Government
  • Building an Agile Enterprise in Government
  • Panel Discussion: “Cultural Transformation Towards Agile”
  • Agile in a Legacy Environment
  • Eureka! User Centered Design on Large Scale, Legacy Projects
  • DevOps and Continuous Deployment
  • What I Learned About Agile at 18F


  • Ann Dunkin (CIO, County of Santa Clara)
  • Kendra Skeene (Director of Product, GeorgiaGov Interactive)
  • Raphy Villas (Transformation Lead, U.S. Department of Labor)
  • Mark Vogelgesang (Software Release Manager, General Services Administration)
  • Jesse Taggert (Product Strategy & Experience Design Leader, CWDS (California))
  • Chris Cairns (Co-founder, 18F / Founder, 18F Consulting)
  • Greg Godbout (Co-Founder, 18F / CEO, cBrain North America)
  • Robert L. Read (Co-founder, 18F / Founder, Public Invention For All Humanity)
  • Tim Nolan (Sr. Applications Manager, Collin County, TX)
  • Dr. David Rico (Lean / Agile Technical Leader, U.S. Gov't Contractors)
  • Doug Birgfeld (President, LifeWave Coaching / Founder, Maine Agile Center of Excellence)
  • Elizabeth Raley (Director of Professional Services, CivicActions)
  • Josh Smith (Practice Manager, Acquia)

Register for AgileGovCon 2017 and join the AGL Slack community to collaborate during and after the event.