Keynote Speakers Announced

We’re pleased as punch to announce our keynote speakers for Mile High Agile 2019!

We’ll begin the conference with Charles Vogl inspiring us with what is possible when we work together to build our community.

Charles Vogl

Charles Vogl is an executive consultant and award-winning author. He works with leaders in tech, finance, media, government and social change organizations to make them more effective in creating change. This work includes helping leaders strengthen critical relationships and inspire communities to action. He draws from the realm of spiritual traditions to understand how individuals build loyalty, strengthen identification with a community, and motivate actions consistent with group values.

Charles’ experiences include international human rights advocacy, social change leadership and internationally awarded nonfiction media. He studied business management and spiritual traditions at Yale University.  His book, “The Art of Community,” won the Nautilus Silver Award in Business & Leadership.

You can learn more about Charles at his website, as well as his twitter account.

We’ll close Mile High Agile 2019 strong with Em Campbell-Pretty bringing her fiercely unique and humorful leadership to our stage. 

Em Campbell-Pretty

After close to 20 years in business management roles within multinational blue chip corporations, Em Campbell-Pretty discovered Agile and became passionate about the opportunity it provides to align business and IT around the delivery of value.  She is an internationally acclaimed business strategist, keynote speaker and one of Australia’s leading Enterprise Agile consultants. At the heart of Em’s success is her passion for creating cultures of transparency, lean leadership, learning, innovation and fun.

Today Em is a SAFe Fellow and the Managing Director of Pretty Agile, a boutique consulting and training company focused on helping organizations achieve business agility leveraging Em’s unique, culture-first approach to the Scaled Agile Framework. Em is also the author of the popular blog about scaling agile and the Amazon #1 Best Seller: Tribal Unity: Getting from Teams to Tribes by Creating a One Team Culture.

You can learn more about Em at her website, as well as her twitter account.

Don’t miss out! Get your tickets today.

Call for Papers is Open!

We heard your frustration last year with the CFP tool and we’ve acted to fix the problems! This year we are proud to join many other Agile conferences using ConfEngine. This tool will fully support our call for papers, speakers, and sponsor processes-all on one tool!

We offer many warm thanks to Naresh Jain for serving the Agile community with ConfEngine (and his endless patience answering our questions).

Call For Papers Details

For tips and tricks on what to submit and to learn about our review process, please read our Speakers FAQ guide. When you are done with that, head over to the theme and tracks for the conference to learn about our theme for the year. When you are ready to submit, add a proposal.

Good luck!

Rough dates for program selection:

  • CFP Open: November 1, 2018 – January 15, 2019 (12:00pm MST)
  • Session Evaluation: January 16, 2019 – February 6, 2019
  • Overall Program Review: February 6, 2019 – February 10, 2019
  • Notifications to Presenters: February 10, 2019 – February 14, 2019
  • Acceptance Deadline: February 20, 2019
  • Program Announced: February 22, 2019