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APLN Chicago - 2013 Calendar


May 2013 Meetup


APLN Chicago - TBD

Speaker: TBD
When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Where: Gogo, LLC, 1250 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca IL
Cost: $10.00

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April 2013 Meetup


APLN Chicago - Framework for Scaling Agile Adoption in an Enterprise

Speaker: Brad Appleton
When: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Where: Gogo, LLC, 1250 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca IL
Cost: $10.00

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March 2013 Meetup


(Rescheduled from February)

APLN Chicago - How Agile Projects Measure Up: Two Landmark Studies

Speaker: Scott Stribrny
When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Where: Gogo, LLC, 1250 N. Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca IL
Cost: $10.00

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January 2013 Meetup


APLN Chicago - 2013 Agenda and Lightning Talks

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Where: Pizzeria Uno, Golf Rd & Meacham, Schaumburg IL
Cost: $10.00

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2012


December 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - Agile Fellowship and Holiday Cheer

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Where: Pizzeria Uno, Golf Rd & Meacham, Schaumburg IL
cost: Chip In

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November 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - Agile Compatibility Assessment for Organizations

When: Thursday, November 14, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Where: Sears Holdings Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
cost: FREE

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October 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - Defining a Future for Agile

When: Thursday, October 17, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Where: Sears Holdings Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
cost: FREE

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September 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - When Agile is Not Agile (part 2)

When: Thursday, September 27, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Where: Sears Holdings Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
cost: FREE

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August 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - When Agile is Not Agile (part 1)

When: Thursday, August 23, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Where: Sears Holdings Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
cost: FREE

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June 2012 Meetup


APLN Chicago - Hitting the Agile Reset Button

When: Thursday, June 28, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Where: Sears Holdings Corporation, 3333 Beverly Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
cost: FREE

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2011


July 2011 Meetup


APLN Chicago Board & YOU

When: Thursday, July 21, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Where: Gino's East on Higgins, 8725 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: FREE, Non-Members: $5

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Agile Manifesto Signers Series


Mike Beedle

Enterprise Scrum

When: Thursday, March 22, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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James Grenning

Test Is Not For Finding Bugs

When: Thursday, April 28, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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Jim Highsmith - CANCELLED!

Beyond Scope, Schedule, and Cost: Rethinking Agile Performance Measures

When: Thursday, June 2, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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Michael Feathers

The Slight Mistake at the Heart of Agile

When: Thursday, June 23, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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Fall 2010 Discussion Series:
The Culture of Agile Change

September 2010 Session 1 - Culture Shock!

Who: David Babicz & Michael Marchi
When: Thursday, September 16, 2010 6 PM - 9 PM CST
Where: Omicron-USA, 8725 W. Higgins, Suite 450, Chicago IL (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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October 2010 Session 2 - Team Dynamics

When: Thursday, October 21, 2010 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST
Where: Omicron-USA, 8725 W. Higgins, Suite 450, Chicago IL (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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November 2010 Session 3 - Unfolding the Story: Agile Requirements

When: Thursday, November 18, 2010 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST
Where: Omicron-USA, 8725 W. Higgins, Suite 450, Chicago IL (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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January 2011 Session 4 - Planting the Flag: The Agile Executive

When: Thursday, January 20, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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February 2011 Session 5 - The Agile Organization

When: Thursday, February 17, 2011 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST
Where: TMA, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068 (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

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Previous Topics


April 2010

Who: Panel Discussion
When: Thursday, April 22, 2010 6 PM - 9 PM CST
Where: Omicron-USA, 8725 W. Higgins, Suite 450, Chicago IL (Near O'Hare)
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: What You Don't Know About Certification Can Hurt You.

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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November 2009

Who: You! (primed by a video of Brian Marick)
When: Thursday, November 19, 2009 6 PM - 9 PM CST
Where: Siemens Building Technologies, 887 Deerfield Pkwy, Buffalo Grove
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: The Future of Agile Leadership / 1 Year Retrospective

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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September 2009

Who: Michael Marchi
When: Thursday, September 24, 2009 6 PM - 9 PM CST
Where: TBD
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: Weaponized Scrum

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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August 2009

Who: Open Meeting with the Board
When: Thursday, August 27, 2009 5 PM - 7 PM CST
Where: Agile 2009 Conference - Chicago, IL
        Emerald Loop Bar & Grill
cost: FREE

Featured Topic: What can APLN Chicago do for you?

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July 2009

Who: Lowell Lindstrom
When: Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: Thoughtworks
AON Center 25th Floor
200 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: TBD

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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June 2009

Who: Members-Only Dinner Meeting
When: Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: Nordstrom Cafe, Woodfield Mall
cost: TBD

Featured Topic: TBD

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May 2009

Who: Agile Panelists
When: Thursday, May 28, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: Oak Brook Regency Towers
1415 W. 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: Comparing Different Flavors of Agile

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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April 2009

Who: Members-Only Dinner Meeting
When: Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: Chevy's Mexican Grill, Woodfield
cost: TBD

Featured Topic: TBD

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March 2009

Who: Derek W. Wade
When: Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: Siemens Building Technologies, 887 Deerfield Pkwy, Buffalo Grove
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10

Featured Topic: "Process Improvement? Yuck! -- Using the Scrum Framework to Evolve Your Process"

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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January 2009

Who: James Grenning
When: Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 6 PM CST
Where: TMA Building, 1177 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge
cost: APLN Chicago Member: $5, Non-Members: $10 (cash or check payable at event)

Featured Topic: "Agile for Embedded Software? Impossible!"

Follow-up Activity: "OpenSpace"

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November 2008 - Inaugural Meeting

Who: Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin
When: Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 6 PM CST
Where: Chicago Bar Association: 321 S. Plymouth (Plymouth and Jackson)

Topic: "Software Professionalism"

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