Product Ownership: Beyond the Classroom

1-2 September 2021 | 8 - 11 AM MT (UTC -6) | $35 USD

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Voices of Product Ownership

Facilitated by Melissa Pickering

Come learn from a diverse group of agile thought leaders as they discuss hot topics concerning product owners today.

Made up of industry trailblazers and emerging voices, our panels will engage in an impactful dialogue about topics and trends that are most important to you.

Meet our panelists and submit your questions here

Stay tuned to learn more!


Product owners have the challenging role of creating the product vision, ordering the product backlog, and making sure the best possible job is done to delight the customer.

Sessions focus on the essential skills, tools, and mindset you need to work more effectively with your teams and scrum master.

Lightning Talks offer opportunities to hear from and ask questions of experts in the field as they help you understand what it takes to become a successful product owner.



Connection is important to us, and we know it’s important to you. We’ve built in opportunities throughout the program where you can meet and connect with fellow product owners across the globe!

The Meeting Hub is the place to be for all networking. Whether it’s connecting with another attendee or scheduling a video call, this is your opportunity to grow your network.

And don’t miss facilitated breakout sessions allow for valuable deep dives into content and shared interests.

We hope you’ll leave this event with the connections to support your journey as a product owner.

Keynote Speakers


Bob Galen

What does “Good” Look Like? The 4-Quadrants of Product Ownership

Bob Galen is an agile practitioner, trainer & coach based in Cary, NC. In this role he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift towards agile methods of working. Bob has been doing that since the late 1990s, so he’s deeply experienced. He is the Director of Agile Practice at Zenergy Technologies, a leading business agility transformation company. Bob is also President and Head Coach at RGCG a boutique agile coaching firm.

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Roman Pichler

Agile Product Roadmaps

Roman is a leading agile product management expert and a Certified Scrum Trainer. He has more than 15 years experience in teaching product owners, advising product leaders, and helping companies apply Scrum to achieve business success.

Roman is the author the books How to Lead in Product ManagementAgile Product Management with Scrum, Strategize: Product Strategy and Product Roadmap Practices for the Digital Age, and Scrum. He writes a popular blog for product people. He writes a popular blog for product people, hosts his own product management podcast, and offers free tools for product owners including his Product Vision Board.

Roman led the Scrum Alliance effort to develop the original curriculum for the Certified Scrum Product Owner training. He is the founder of the London Scrum User Group and an active member of the London product management community. Roman is based near London, United Kingdom.

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Lightning Talk Speakers


Punita Dave

Hyper-Competitive Markets


Pete Deemer

20 Years of Product Ownership, 3 Lessons Learned


Malene Jacobsen

Take Ownership – From fixed to variables


Alicia McLain

Turn Down the Volume! How to hit the #mutebutton in negative thoughts that block your power


Fadi Stephan

6 Tips for Effective Product Backlog Refinement


Jason Tanner

What's the Difference Between Product Owner and Product Manager?





Valerio Zanini

The 3 Levels of Problems With Products


Moonie Lantion

Product Management Agility Across Industries




Continuous Learning and Professional Growth: Product Owner PI

Get a hands-on introduction to the Product Owner Personal Improvement tool, an exclusive Scrum Alliance Member Benefit available to CSPOs.

Learn how to receive curated resource recommendations based on your needs, create a personal improvement backlog, connect with other like-minded people in a safe community and discover how you can embrace a data-driven approach to your professional development.

Connect with 700 Product Owners

The event features two days of hands-on learning and connection that equips attendees with the tools they need to succeed. Become a sponsor today to support their journey. 

EXCITED TO get a head start?

September 1-2 can’t come soon enough. In the meantime, brush up on your Scrum and agile knowledge with our curated collection of resources so you are ready to dive in.


Thank You To Our Sponsors

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