Wednesday, September 26, 2007

XP Day Manhattan - Oct 13th 2007

Upcoming XP Day conference in North America would be held on Oct 13th. Here is the note shared by Niraj Khanna of Diaspar software about the upcoming XP Day Manhattan program:

Diaspar Software and Thoughtworks is proud to present another
installment of the XP Day North America series: XP Day Manhattan
taking place on October 13, 2007.

The focus of XP Day is to bring top extreme programming practitioners
to North American XP communities to share their successes, failures
and perspectives on how to release high-value software sooner.

Our program for Manhattan includes:
1) A keynote address by Steve Freeman. Steve is a fixture in the
London software development community, a regular organizer of the
original XP Day, well known for his contributions to test-driven
development practice and co-recipient of the 2006 Gordon Pask Award.
2) A tutorial by JB Rainsberger, a recipient of the 2005 Gordon Pask
award. JB will talk about why XP works using the Theory of
Constraints model developed by Goldratt.
3) A tutorial by George Dinwiddie, a respected member of the XP
community, and author of an insightful blog about coaching XP teams:
http://blog. gdinwiddie. com. George will talk about sustainability at
multiple levels in XP.
4) Open Space. There’s plenty of room, the space is superbly run and
the conversation is lively. Collaborate intensively with both local
and invited advanced practitioners on issues that interest you most.

Cost of the conference is $249 US)and includes breakfast and lunch.
Registration is limited to 100 attendees. To register visit http:// For group rates, contact me at the address provided
in the header of this message.

Check out the following links for pics of our last conference: http:// 2ysz6v and http://tinyurl. com/23ktwx

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