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9-11 May 2018

thestudio, Manchester

The North of England’s practical, hands-on Agile software development conference.

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Welcome to the 2018 site

Agile Manchester 2018 was a hands-on event where participants connected with and learned from their peers and leaders in the industry.

The event provided 3 days of inspiring agile and lean learning from a dynamic mix of stimulating keynotes and practitioners working on the front line of the industry.

  • View of a Keynote.
  • The speaker's perspective
  • Break time - refreshments, good conversations, new connections
  • Participants created an Agile Manchester playlist with suggestions on these cards


Our keynote speakers were: Aino Corry, Mike Sutton, Bjarte Bogsnes and Tobias Mayer.

Agile Manchester keynote speaker Aino Corry

Aino Corry


Aino Vonge Corry is a teacher, a technical conference editor and retrospectives facilitator. She holds a masters degree and a PhD in computer science, has 12 years of experience with patterns in software development, and 10 years' experience with facilitation of retrospectives.

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Agile Manchester keynote speaker Mike Sutton

Mike Sutton

Developer and serial start-up founder, Wizewerx Ltd.

With over 20 years experience in the technology industry, Mike has worked with dozens of businesses and with hundreds of team in various roles ranging from development to product and people management. He remains a programmer.

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Agile Manchester keynote speaker Bjarte Bogsnes

Bjarte Bogsnes

Senior Advisor - Performance Framework, Statoil

Bjarte is currently heading up the implementation of Beyond Budgeting at Statoil and is also author of "Implementing Beyond Budgeting - Unlocking the Performance Potential", where he writes about his implementation experiences

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Agile Manchester keynote speaker Tobias Mayer

Tobias Mayer

Educator and Agile Citizen.

Tobias is a citizen of the agile space, a scrum practitioner, educator and facilitator, author of The People's Scrum, creator/curator of AgileLib.Net and founder/host of the London ScrumMaster Clinics.

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