DADay is 24 September!

Last year’s inaugural DADay was a smashing success! DA experts, practitioners, and customers from around the world came together to share DA experiences and best practices. Over one hundred DA members fulfilled their certification requirements for the year by attending this content-packed online event.  

Call for presentations for DADay2019 is now open.  We want to hear your amazing DA stories, accomplishments, and breakthroughs. At DADay, you are the expert. Details on how to submit presentations are below.


    1. Registration
    2. Call for presentations
    3. Who should participate?
    4. Why attend?
    5. View the recordings and presentations from DADay2018 
    6. Agenda

We look forward to seeing a proposal from you, and your attendance at DADay2019!


 Scott W Ambler                 Mark Lines

The Disciplined Agile Consortium was created by founding members Scott W Ambler and Mark Lines in early 2013.

Since then, more than 10,000 practitioners representing over 100 businesses have been trained in Disciplined Agile.

In the past 2 years membership has grown more than 450% and Gartner has recognized Disciplined Agile as the most successfully adopted agile frameworks.


Call for Presentations is open until June 30, 2019

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the second annual DADay, sponsored by Disciplined Agile. 

This one-day online conference will bring together leading Disciplined Agile (DA) experts, practitioners, and customers to share best practices, DA success stories, and introduce new DA techniques and learning materials. 

We are currently seeking experts in all areas of DA to participate in DADay. 

To be considered as a presenter for this event please email Conference Chairs DADay2019 and include a 200 word abstract of your  topic. Please include your name, title, and level of DA certification.  

Guide for presenters: 

  • The deadline to submit abstracts is Sunday, June 30.
  • Presentations that include actual DA implementations at specific organizations will be given preference. 
  • Final presentations will be limited to 15 minutes and a maximum of 10 charts. 
  • Presentations will be organized into sessions/topic areas 

Potential topics:

Presentations should focus on an aspect or application of Disciplined Agile.  Potential topics include:

  • How your team or organization has applied the DA toolkit to continuously improved 
  • Lessons learned adopting DA
  • How your team has applied DA to make Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, ... work in practice
  • Applying DA in "hard situations" such as working with legacy systems, data warehousing/business intelligence, interacting with non-DA teams
  • Working with project managers or the project management office (PMO)
  • DA at scale - how you've addressed the challenges of large teams, geographic distribution, regulatory compliance, working with external organizations, or taking on really hard problems
  • Filling DA roles - How have you helped people move into new roles such as Product Owner, Architecture Owner, Team Lead, or even Team Member?  How have you modified those roles to reflect the realities that you face?

Why Present?

There are several benefits for presenters:

  • You gain experience and recognition as a public speaker in agile 
  • You get to attend DADay 2019 for free
  • You fulfill your "give back" requirements if you're a CDAC

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for abstract submission: Sunday, June 30th 
  • Notification of acceptance: Thursday, August 1st
  • Deadline for final presentation submission: Friday, September 6th 

Who should participate?

Anyone interested in gaining more insight into implementing Disciplined Agile.

Why attend?

There are many benefits to attending:
  • You'll advance your knowledge of DA by being the first to learn of emerging DA techniques, as well as example of what works and doesn't work based on hands-on experiences from partners and customers.
  • You'll complete your professional development hours for recertification for the year in a single day.
  • You'll have access to the recorded presentations.
  • You'll be able to download the slides.
  • If you are not a member, you'll earn the designation of Disciplined Agilist, with free membership for your first year.

Agenda - to be confirmed


10:00 AM


Ambler & Lines


The Current State of DA

Agenda for the Day

10:15 AM


Session #1 - TBC

11:25 AM


Session #2 - TBC

12:40 PM


Session #3 - TBC

 1:55 PM


Session #4 - TBC

 3:15 PM


Session #5 - TBC

 4:00 PM


Session #6 - TBC

 4:30 PM

Ambler & Lines

Wrap up

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