17-19 July 2017
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore
Asia/Singapore timezone

Welcome to the Submission System for the Global Scrum Gathering® Singapore 2017!

IMPORTANT: Please review and download the Submission Guidelines before submitting. There are known technical issues with the submission system, but remedies exist. Reading the guidelines will make you aware of these issues.

Rohit Arora (CSP®) and Sharan Mangalore (CSP®) along with the Session Review Teams have set the following timeline for submission, review, and selection of the Global Scrum Gathering® Singapore 2017 program:

Schedule Overview

SYSTEM OPENS – January 17, 2017

SYSTEM CLOSES – Friday, February 17th, 2017 23:59 Singapore Time

Review Phase [System Closed] – February 11th to March 3rd

Final Review Phase [System Closed] – March 4th to March 13th

Accepted & Rejected Notifications Sent – Week of March 27th

Deadline for Accepted Speakers to Confirm – March 22nd

Program Announced – beginning April 4th

Global Scrum Gathering® Singapore 2017 - Go Agile : Go Smart

A society-in-transition, Singapore is reaching for its goal of becoming the world’s first “smart nation”. Despite its’ small size, it hosts a diversity of language, religion and culture, and infuses technology into everyday life. 

The Gathering will emphasize technology as a means for empowering people. Its’ tracks will bring the diversity of Singapore to the forefront of Scrum and Agile, focusing on business agility and IT, and expanding beyond into sales, marketing, education, government and hardware.

All tracks are accepting sessions in both beginner and advanced categories. There should only be one target audience and should be carefully considered based on the content of your session.

Level 1 - Beginner – The basics of Scrum: Getting Started
Meet other agilists and learn from them.

Level 2 - Advanced – Beyond the basics: A Deeper Dive 
For advanced agilists honing their craft.

We invite you to submit for one of the following tracks:

Business Agility Track: • Business agility refers to distinct qualities that allow organizations to respond rapidly to changes in the internal and external environment without losing momentum or vision. Adaptability, flexibility and balance are three qualities essential to long-term business agility.

Includes but not limited to: Scaling agile/enterprise agile, leadership, career mentoring, performance appraisals, coaching, working with millennials, culture, governance, innovation, Scrum roles, Kanban, Spotify, and more.

Technical Track: • Agile Engineering Practices serve as actual backbone for developing software in an agile way.

Includes but not limited to: Engineering concepts, practices, and tools, including DevOps; FinTech; Lean startup; Agile testing, including security and UX testing; Big Data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things; Agile architecture; and more.

Agile Beyond IT Track: • Though Agile began in the IT sector, many organizations are adopting it throughout all departments. What does agile or Scrum look like cross-company and outside the IT industry.

Includes but not limited to: Agile in HR, sales, marketing, education, and government; it also covers service innovation and user experience design (UX), Design thinking, Service Innovation etc.

Please submit in the following formats:

  • Workshop [90 minutes] - Presenter facilitates activities/exercises with the audience to illustrate learning and introduce discussion points.
  • Talk [45 minutes] - Presenter is speaking for most of the time (using slides or other visual aids); Audience interaction is minimal.
  • Lightening Talk [20 minutes] - Short and Crisp Ted style talks.
Starts 17 Jul 2017 08:00
Ends 19 Jul 2017 18:00
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore
392 Havelock Road Singapore 169663 +65 6733 0880