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Emily Bache

Emily Bache

Emily Bache is an independent consultant specializing in automated testing and agile methods. With over 15 years of experience working as a software developer in organizations as diverse as multinational corporation to small startup, she has learnt that to be truly agile, teams need to learn use agile engineering practices. Emily is the author of “The Coding Dojo Handbook: a practical guide to creating a space where good programmers can become great programmers” and loves to coach and teach developers about Clean Code, Test Driven Development, Refactoring, and more. Emily speaks regularly at international events such as Agile Testing Days, XP2013, ACCU, and recently gave a keynote address at Test Automation Day in the Netherlands.


Lachlan Heasman

Lachlan Heasman

Lachlan Heasman is an independent coach and trainer. He has wide experience and knowledge from working on several major and many small Agile change programs in Australia. He also has all the requisite certifications to boot. He has deep experience in all facets of Agile practice but in the interest of quality leaves the development work to people who do it well. Lachlan has a Masters in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney which gives him a unique (and often annoying) perspective on coaching, leadership and change in the Agile community (which he often shares without being asked). His industry experience includes retail and online banking, insurance, telecoms, media, retail, legal and government.




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Call for Speakers

We encourage you to participate as a speaker and share your experience on a topic of your expertise, by submitting a talk, one that is either inspiring, controversial, or though-provoking. You choose! :)

You can submit presentation proposals for a 20 minute talk about a topic of your expertise.


  • Agile methods: Scrum, Lean, XP, etc
  • Collaboration, Culture & Teams
  • Business & Project Management
  • Customer Relationship
  • Development Practices
  • Testing & Quality Assurance
  • Agile Adoption & Transformation
  • and Others

Important Dates

  • 5 Apr: Submissions due
  • 15 Apr: Notifications

Speaker Compensation

Accepted talks will be granted a free admission to the first day of the event and a free entry to one of the workshops held in the second day (your choice).


The submission system is available here at easychair.



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Sponsors and Partners

Silver Sponsors

Critical Manufacturing provides manufacturers of complex, high tech discrete products, a manufacturing execution and intelligence system that empower organizations to achieve their goals. Our state-of-the-art products and services enable organizations to drive down cost, flexibly meet market demands, and ultimately achieve greater agility, visibility and reliability. Part of that commitment is providing our customers with a quick response to the challenges they bring to our door. To be able to do so, we’ve embraced Agile methodologies for our organization and our development process since the foundation of the company in 2009.


Conference Site

The conference will be held at the lovely Casa Diocesana do Seminário de Vilar, in Porto.

At the heart of the city, near the Crystal Palace Gardens, we will enjoy an amazing view over the Douro river and of the Atlantic ocean.

Casa Diocesana Seminário de Vilar

To get to the conference site, you can check the Metro network to find the best route. Check the official network map, or google transit. Besides the Metro, you also have STCP buses and CP trains.

Where To Stay

The conference site has a limited offer for accommodation. Register early to ensure your stay. Besides this, Porto has a wide range of Hotels, Inns and Hostels suited for all accommodation needs. The closest one to the conference site is the HF Ipanema Porto.

Touristic Info

There is always a stream of cultural events throughout the year. Please see the agenda for the full details.

Additional Resources




Ademar Aguiar FEUP, Universidade do Porto

João Cerdeira Farfetch.com


Filipe Correia ParadigmaXis
FEUP, Universidade do Porto

Teresa Carreiro Critical Manufacturing

Catarina Reis Instituto Politécnico de Leiria

Ricardo Martinho Instituto Politécnico de Leiria



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