Speakers Line Up

Evan Leybourn

Founder & CEO
Business Agility Institute

Michael Sahota

CEO
SHIFT314 Inc.

Alex Sloley

Agile Coach Facilitator Teacher Mentor

Amber Vanderburg

Founder
The Pathwayz Group

Sushil Bhattachan

Co-founder
AgileMove Inc

Rajsi Rana

Senior PM
Oracle Cloud

Abhigya Pokharel

Sr Project Manager
Ncell, Axiata

Pramesh Vaidya

Deputy Director of Software Development
LogPoint

Amol Pradhan

Global Capability & Enterprise Agility Leader
IBM

Marco Passuello

Country Manager and Head of People & Culture
Liquid Global

Anand Pandey

Principal Consultant
Target Agility

Chris Kruppa

Founder & Agile Coach
Semdi Solutions

Arijit Sarbagna

General Manager
Atos Global IT Solutions

Madhavi Pradhan

Founder
Innov8agility

Naveen Nanjundappa

Agile Coach
12 Principles Consulting

Sujit Shrestha

Chief Operating Officer
Standard Chartered Bank Nepal

Mukesh Singh

Engineering Manager
COTIVITI Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Vivek Rana

Principal Consultant
InfoAssure LLP

Subash Devkota

Chief Product Officer
F1Soft International

Kiro Harada

Founder & CEO
Attractor Inc.

Pawan K. Shrestha

Vice President
Seva Development

Mona Nyachhyon Gopaju

Consultant, Product Management
Monal Tech

Program Schedule

The two day virtual Scrum gathering event will have multiple parallel session, keynote, networking sessions.
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Main Room

Formally open the session and welcome all the participants, guests, and speakers.

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Main Room

2008 was the year I first became an executive. Before then, I had run teams, projects, even my own small company! But when the opportunity arose to take a leap into something new, I took the chance and became an executive director in the Australian Public Service. I got the job because I was a […]

Evan Leybourn Founder & CEO
Business Agility Institute
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 1

Executives and C-suite are a key part of a successful agile transformation. As an agile coach or transformation agent it is imperative that you work with the C-suite so that your org can successfully adopt agile. Learn about the different types of C-suite executives through the use of personas.

Alex Sloley Agile Coach Facilitator Teacher Mentor
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 2

Understand sources of Conflict. Individual response to conflict Understand other’s style for conflicts Facilitative techniques to manage conflicts Convert Conflict as Opportunity Conflict as Journey towards effectiveness

Naveen Nanjundappa Agile Coach
12 Principles Consulting
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Room 3

We always get excited talking about Transformation. But with the changing market dynamics, how should transformation journey be in the coming days? Is Agile Transformation going to be pushed back by dominance of Digital Transformation? How are they going to impact each other?

Arijit Sarbagna General Manager
Atos Global IT Solutions
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Main Room

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm Main Room

A session for all the participants to get to know each other.

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 1

Organizations have adopted Agile however many of them are struggling to get the true expected benefits of Agile. Most of the time it's because teams PRACTICE Agile, unveiling systemic problems, but the organization solves them with a traditional mindset instead of utilizing an Agile Mindset. Hence it’s super important to be intentional about embracing Agile Mindset. At the same time it’s easy to say but difficult to adopt agile mindset as well. Please attend this session to learn specific steps to grow agile mindset with “The Agile Mindset Linchpin Method”

Sushil Bhattachan Co-founder
AgileMove Inc
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 2

As a business we always focus on delivering features to our customers. some works and some don't. In order to be successful with your product, you need your business ideas to validate your reasoning and it should be tested. The talk is going to show how to test business ideas even before development

Mizanur Rahman
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Room 3

This is a sad state of affairs. Or looking from the positive side. There is a lot of potential for many agile development teams to step up their game and improve. Scrum is the most used agile process method according to the survey, and Scrum itself says nothing about Engineering Practices. Scrum is not limited […]

Mukesh Singh Engineering Manager
COTIVITI Nepal Pvt. Ltd.
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Main Room

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 3

“All change meets resistance, if there is no resistance, there is no change”. We often encounter the feeling of the world being against us when we try to implement something we can clearly see as a winner! This talk will deconstruct resistance- what it is, and practical advice on dealing with it.

Rajsi Rana Senior PM
Oracle Cloud
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 2

How do we give effective feedback for maximum impact? Attendees will learn frameworks to give quality feedback, adjusted approaches to delivering sensitive and challenging feedback, and how to utilize the data from feedback for maximum impact and performance improvement.

Amber Vanderburg Founder
The Pathwayz Group
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Room 1

Organizations want high performance. To survive in the rapidly evolving VUCA world, survival requires Business Agility. Agile, Digital, Teal, and other new ways of working hold the promise of new capabilities and yet these usually fail to materialize. A fundamental shift in leadership is needed to deliver on these ambitions. We take a deep dive […]

Michael Sahota CEO
SHIFT314 Inc.
7:15 pm - 7:30 pm Main Room

Session end for the day.

9:00 am - 9:15 am Main Room

Formally open the session and welcome all the participants, guests, and speakers.

9:15 am - 10:00 am Main Room

A lightning talk is a short presentation where speakers will be giving 7 minutes to talk about one specific topic by one speaker.

Rammohan Jayaraman
Sanjay Singh Rawat
Satyavrat Nirala
10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 1

Do you nurture robots for whom the order of superior is from 'GOD or Devil'? Can they say 'I have failed'? Too many cooks spoil the broth! Great minds discuss ideas! Can the shift of the mindset change inspire psychological safety to dare and accept failure, 'a gold mine'?

Madhavi Pradhan Founder
Innov8agility
10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 2

How do you really know you are building good quality product? What is the role of ascertaining software code quality? What exactly should be measured and what is good to measure? How do you arrive at the best set of "metrics that matter"? How does your team benefit from this?

Meghana Parwate
10:00 am - 10:45 am Room 3

Agile seems to be a good approach while delivering your projects and in order to making your organization lean. However, this approach could go wrong if Agile is just the buzzword for your organization transformation and if the change in work culture is not accepted sincerely.

Abhigya Pokharel Sr Project Manager
Ncell, Axiata
10:45 am - 11:15 am Main Room

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 1

Want to know the best way to demotivate a team? Just keep them away from seeing how their work impacts their customers. But it doesn't have to be this way. OKR and Impact Mapping brings that transparency and alignment which will motivate your team and bring positive impact to your customers.

Anand Pandey Principal Consultant
Target Agility
11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 2

Every organization aspires to have effective teams. Some organizations succeed, some don't. In this session, we will discuss the dynamics of effective teams and dig deep into one of the dynamics of effective teams “Psychological Safety.", which we will further explore using the GROW coaching model.

Pramesh Vaidya Deputy Director of Software Development
LogPoint
11:15 am - 12:45 pm Room 3

We are currently researching the impact of a leader's mindset to influence collaboration & ownership in teams. To create the necessary trust for it we identified 4 Pillars: Vulnerability, Adaptability, Empathy & Integrity. In the workshop, participants will experience those pillars and their impact.

Chris Kruppa Founder & Agile Coach
Semdi Solutions
Marco Passuello Country Manager and Head of People & Culture
Liquid Global
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Main Room

Time for coffee/tea and some snacks and rest for your eyes.

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Main Room

Kiro Harada Founder & CEO
Attractor Inc.
Mona Nyachhyon Gopaju Consultant, Product Management
Monal Tech
Pawan K. Shrestha Vice President
Seva Development
Subash Devkota Chief Product Officer
F1Soft International
Sujit Shrestha Chief Operating Officer
Standard Chartered Bank Nepal
Vivek Rana Principal Consultant
InfoAssure LLP

Why Regional Scrum Gathering in Nepal

As we enter the global world, Asia happens to be one of the exciting prospects in creating the buzz – enough to shake the Tech Industry. With the world turned into a global village, all eyes have been stuck in the Asian market for the giant stride, it has taken to take the world market […]

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