Global SCRUM GATHERING® Phoenix 2015

The Global SCRUM GATHERING® Phoenix Planning Committee is working on finalizing the schedule for you and it will be available shortly. Please see the tentative agenda under the "Schedules and Program" tab for SCRUM GATHERING® Phoenix 2015 details.

Please check back for more information on the Call for Papers, which will open Fall 2014.

For information about sponsoring a Gathering, download the Sponsorship Package, contact Yvonne at ydewar@scrumalliance.org, or call (905) 281-0555 ext 111.

  • Hotel and Travel


    Talking Stick Resort

    Special guest room rates are being offered to all attendees of Global SCRUM GATHERING® Phoenix 2015. Classic Room Single/Double Occupancy: $145.00 per night + taxes [currently 11.95%].

    Why stay at the conference hotel?

    This is where the action is! Networking opportunities are around every corner and in every elevator. Save time getting to and from breakouts and sessions, and enjoy the convenience of going back to your room between events to make phone calls and check emails. We appreciate you making your reservation at the conference hotel where we have negotiated contracts to give you the best value and service. Your reservation also helps ensure we meet our contractual obligations with the hotel.

    Join Scrum community members from around the world as they gather together in Phoenix, AZ for the Global SCRUM GATHERING® Phoenix 2015. You'll find plenty of ways to participate as you share experiences, exchange information, and collaborate with fellow Scrum users. Get value and expert insight that provides you with a framework for evaluating and incorporating Scrum while you learn from experienced practitioners and leaders in the Scrum community.

    Transportation

    To get to the Talking Stick Resort there are a few options:

    From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

    Taxi: $45.00 USD (one way) approximately 20 minutes.

    SuperShuttle Vans operate 24 hours on a scheduled basis, with vans departing every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Contact SuperShuttle directly at (602) 244-9000 for more information.

    Executive Car/Limousine: Limousines offer airport-to-door service. Rates begin at $45 for 1 or 2 passengers.

    Car Rental: There are 12 rental agencies with offices locations at 1805 East Sky Harbor Circle South. The Rental Car Shuttle stops every 5-10 minutes at each terminal. Check with each company for rates. Click here to view rental car company contact information.

  • Schedule and Program
  • About the City

    Experience Phoenix

    We have selected Talking Stick Resort in Phoenix, AZ to host the Gathering. Phoenix, also known as the Valley of the Sun is the capital city of Arizona. Phoenix is known for its subtropical desert climate, golfing, and fine Mexican cuisine, but Phoenix is also every bit a modern metropolis.The weather in May is typical for a desert climate with highs of 35 C (95F) and lows of 21 C (70F).

    Add some extra days to your trip and make time to visit some unique sites and attractions that distinguish Phoenix.

    Here are the Top 10 Things to do in Phoenix. For more information on Phoenix and its attractions, visit the Tourism Phoenix and neighbouring Tourism Scottsdale website.

    1.     Phoenix Art Museum: Southwest’s largest destination for visual art from across the world
    2.     Desert Botanical Garden: stroll through this garden to see more than 50.000 desert plants.
    3.     Phoenix Zoo
    4.     AZ on the Rocks: Arizona’s largest indoor climbing gym offers a 10 ft climbing wall.
    5.     Octane Raceway: Experience the excitement of indoor go kart racing at speeds over 45 mph!
    6.     Downtown Phoenix: Find fun activities for foodies, fans, and families.
    7.     Explore the Sonoran Desert: explore and final unusual wildlife, vegetarian and wonderful views.
    8.     Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: a museum devoted to contemporary art, architecture & design.
    9.     Taliesin West: Tour architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s old residence and architectural school.
    10.   Queen Creek Olive Mill: Arizona’s only working olive farm and mill.
  • Open Space Guidelines

    Open Space Guidelines

    Bring your topic to Open Space and you can run an informal session on any topic you’re passionate about.

    How do I propose an Open Space session?
    • Think of a topic
    • Take an index card and a marker
    • Write your topic at the top of the card
    • Write your name below – so people know who’s running the session
    • Post your topic on the Marketplace (sticky wall) picking a timeslot and location
    Open Space runs by four simple organizing principles:
    • Whoever comes is the right people
    • Whatever happens is the only thing that could have
    • Whenever it starts is the right time
    • When it’s over it’s over
    Use the Law of Two Feet to take responsibility for following your own passions. If you feel that you are not contributing or benefitting from a session, please feel free to move on to something else. Remember it’s self-organizing so...prepare to be surprised.
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Where

Talking Stick Resort
Scottsdale, AZ United States

When

4-6 May, 2015

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