APE Conference is more than just talks

Are you ready for two days of unique experiences? 

Say - YES!

Day 1

Three tracks of presentations brought by world-class practitioners who get things done 

Choose (m)any of the 24 talks given on the first day:

🙌 Agile: deep dive into: Agile, Lean, Kanban, Scrum, SaFe, Flight Levels and many more thinking models and frameworks used around the globe

🪡 Product: learn about comprehensive product management, product design, User Experience and Customer Experience

💚 Experience: work is more than 8 hours at your desk. Learn how to create a work environment where everyone can grow, discover the importance of psychological, emotional and physical safety, and be equipped to cope with burnout

💭 Networking time! Join us for evening full of laughs, stories and connecting with others.

    Day 2

    Hands-on experience of your choice. Choose which skills you want to learn and join a group of people with similar needs

    Design your own learning day, choose from:

    🛠️ Workshops:  three tracks of workshops dedicated to: Agile, Product, Experience

    🦜Open Space sessions: work with others to co-design the conference agenda and choose the topics that apply to you

    🎲 Agile Games: spend the entire day learning different games that can help you bringing knowledge to the teams through experience, not power point slides

    🪘Liberating Structures: experience and learn different Liberating Structures that will transform your work-life approach

    🏩 Agile & Product Coaching Clinic: sign up for one-on-one sessions with Agile and Product Coaches. You know, learning from other people's mistakes is pretty cheap

    💭 Afterparty! Reflect together with others on what you learn during fun afterparty.

    All you need to know

    You buy one ticket. It's enough to:

    1. Access to all 24-day talks
    2. Participate in any workshop, training or coaching session, Open Space - whatever you like
    3. Meet people like you: who are not set up on status quo and strive to learn
    4. Build connections that lasts longer than a zoom call
    5. Delicious food that will keep you going
    6. Join the After Party - to bring joy and meet even more people


    Dr Klaus Leopold
    Author of "Rethinking Agile"; Founder of Flight Levels Academy

    Dr Klaus Leopold, computer scientist, Kanban pioneer and creator of the Flight Levels Model, has many years of experience as a top management consultant. He advises companies worldwide on how to act agile on the market. Klaus is author of the bestseller Rethinking Agile, Practical Kanban and co-author of the standard work Kanban Change Leadership.

    Klaus regularly speaks at renowned Lean and Agile conferences worldwide and was awarded the Brickell Key Award for „outstanding achievement and leadership“ in San Francisco in 2014. He is co-founder of the Flight Levels Academy and he publishes his current thoughts and experiences in the world of Flight Levels and organisational development on his blog www.LEANability.com. You can follow Klaus on Twitter at @klausleopold.

    Alla Weinberg
    Keynote Speaker on Psychological Safety · Author of "A Culture of Safety" ·

    Alla wants to live in a world where every person feels safe, that they belong, and that they matter at work. She believes loving our work is a human right, not a privilege for the lucky few.

    As a leadership coach and culture designer, Alla has worked with large enterprise organizations as well as small businesses to create work environments that people love. She is a professionally certified coach specializing in leadership and organizational coaching.When she is not coaching, you can find her facilitating workshops, dancing, meditating, and taking yet another personal development class.

    Kuba Perlak
    Agile & Design Thinking Coach

    Agile Coach and Design Thinking Coach trying to humanise the workspace. Supporting people in creating a learning organisation where value is fouled by empathy and driven by transparency, inspection and adaptation. A certified trainer and facilitator.Lifelong learner, hobbyist scientific researcher. Actively participate in Agile communities. Runs, reads philosophy, travels, and tries to understand contemporary art in his free time.

    Magdalena Firlit
    Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org

    Magdalena Firlit is a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer. She also serves as an Agile Consultant, university lecturer (Agile leadership), mentor, life and business coach. Magdalena has had over 19 years of professional experience and 14 years in an IT environment. She has been teaching people professionally since 2014 and specializes in Agile transformations and support for business during a change. She provides courses and workshops related to Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and soft skills. Magdalena is a speaker at conferences, meetups, and workshops. Additionally, is the co-organizer the first Liberating Structures meetup in Poland, Kraków.

    Johannes Schartau

    I am an Agile Coach, international speaker, complexity and integral thinker, Liberating Structures user, and Zombie Scrum fighter. I am also the co-author of the "Zombie Scrum Survival Guide" together with Christiaan Verwijs and Barry Overeem. Out now as part of the Professional Scrum Series at Addison-Wesley.

    Marsha Acker
    Leading Change: The Key to Unlocking the Elusive Promise of Agility

    Marsha Acker, CPF, CPCC, PCC, is the founder and CEO of TeamCatapult, a respected and sought-after leadership development firm that equips leaders, at all levels, to facilitate and lead sustainable behavioral change. She partners with leaders and leadership teams to clarify their desired change, develop communicative competence, and think together - accessing their collective intelligence to bring about change.

    Marsha is an executive and leadership team coach, author, speaker, facilitator, and the host of Defining Moments of Leadership Podcast. Marsha’s unparalleled at helping leaders identify and break through stuck patterns of communication that get in their way of high performance. She is known internationally as a facilitator of meaningful conversations, a host of dialogue and a passionate agilest.

    She is the author of The Art and Science of Facilitation: How to Lead Effective Collaboration with Agile Teams and Build Your Model for Leading Change: A guided workbook to catalyze clarity and confidence in leading yourself and others and the host of the Defining Moments of Leadership podcast.

    Marsha has over 28 years of experience designing and facilitating organizational change initiatives. She believes facilitation and coaching skills are invaluable 21st-century leadership skills - required for leaders as they learn to lead agility across the organization.

    Artur Margonari

    Artur Margonari is passionate about Agile, which he applies daily in his personal life. He works as Agile Coach, Trainer, and Facilitator at InspirationOwl Belgium and has more than 10 years of experience in practicing and helping organizations to be more Agile, to form powerful teams, and to deliver great products and services. Having worked as an Agile Coach and Scrum Master in different departments and in various environments/core businesses, he was able to learn a bit more about the end to end flow and product cycle, with a 360° view. 

    He invests his free time organizing the Agile Tour Brussels, Agile Consortium Belgium Conference (previously), and meetups. His essence can be represented by Mahatma Gandhi’s saying: “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Hobbies & passions: music (listening and playing), archery, martial arts, fast learning, and traveling.

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    We are waiting for you in the Dragon City 🐉

    Combine two days of learning experience at APE (Thursday, and Friday) with a long weekend in Kraków. Discover Kraków and find out where the dragon truly lived.

    How to become a sponsor?

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    Would you like to become our sponsor of partner? Contact Justyna at justyna@apeconf.com

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    🗒️ Simple contract

    Based on our brainstorm, Justyna will create a tailor-made sponsorship offer.

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