IIL announces Agile and Scrum Online Conference

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Fourth annual event slated online on June 6

The International Institute for Learning (IIL), with offices in Monett and New York City, has announced plans for the fourth annual Agile and Scrum Conference on June 6.

In addition to providing instruction material to clients worldwide, IIL focuses on the project management market and professionals in the field. The Agile approach to project management has gained momentum in every facet of the business world. What began as a method to improve technology and software processes has paved the way for every project team to improve business systems and provide a quality product to their consumers. Agile is a mindset and is here to stay.

The 2019 Agile and Scrum Online Conference will go live on Thursday, June 6.

"This exciting event is expected to garner thousands of attendees from some of the largest and most respected organizations in the world," a company spokesperson said. "This year’s theme – 'Adapt. Empower. Deliver' – exemplifies the fast-paced environment of today’s corporate world and the agile methods necessary to ensure success in future projects and endeavors."

“This year, we are delighted to bring you some of the greatest thought leaders and visionaries in Agile and Scrum,” said E. LaVerne Johnson, IIL president and chief executive officer, said. “In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we have 'adapted' our focus and essence to incorporate feedback from previous sessions, in order to 'empower' you to 'deliver' the greatest results possible for you and your organization.”

Online Conference participants will gain insights into the cutting-edge practices of organizations that have transformed their mentality using an Agile approach. The keynotes sessions followed by Q&A take place on June 6th, after which they become available on-demand along with dozens of other outstanding presentations.

Notable topics and speakers include:

• Sally Elatta, CEO, AgilityHealth: "Enabling Agility by Measuring What Matters"

• Joe Justice, president, Scrum Inc.: "Scrum Transformation for Publicly Traded Companies"

• Matt Anderson, Director, Enterprise PMO Cerner Corporation: "Driving Business Agility Success as a Leader at Scale"

• Anthony Register, Business Agility Coach, Wells Fargo: "Developing People and Shaping Culture"

• Richard Knaster, SAFe Fellow, Methodologist and Principal Consultant, Scaled Agile, Inc: "Opportunities for Project Managers in The Lean-Agile Enterprise With Safe"

• Roberto Lopez, Vice President, PMO, BankUnited: "Agile Economics For Better Customer Experience and Faster Business Value Realization"

Participants will receive two complimentary self-paced online courses entitled "Agile Practices for All Projects" and "Virtual Agile Teams." These courses, keynotes and presentations will provide up to 26 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and 26 Scrum Education Units (SEUs).

The conference offers after-event participation through its 90-day on-demand period, which will allow registrants to access all parts of the event until Sept. 8. For full details, sponsorship opportunities, and registration, visit the Agile and Scrum Online Conference website.

IIL’s dedication to organizational improvement using Intelligence, Integrity, and Innovation has solidified itself as a dedicated learning partner to thousands of global organizations for over 25 years. Classroom, virtual, on-demand courses, online conferences and customized learning solutions aim to not only educate, but empower participants.