A preliminary programme for Thursday 11th October 2012 is below.  Registration, refreshment breaks and lunch will take place in the exhibition area on the first floor of the Inmarsat Centre, London.  All presentations will be in the Jansky Room on the ground floor.

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 -9.45 Welcome Introduction to the Academic Conference
9.45 -10:15 Paper 1 Exploring communication challenge associated with Agile practices in a globally distributed environment Sunil Modi, Pamela Abbot, Steve Counsell
10:15 – 10:45 Paper 2 Social Interaction, Team Tacit Knowledge and Transactive Memory: Empirical support for the Agile approach Sharon Ryan, Rory V. O’Connor
10:45 – 11:15 Paper 3 Agile Project Management in Government: Agile adoption in the US and UK, a comparative review Brian Wernham
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 Discussion Benefits to both organisations and academics from a proposed Agile Research Network Professor Helen Sharp
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch Including opportunity for discussion around posters
13:45 – 14:45 Keynote Agile Methods in Regulated Environments – the Final Frontier Professor Brian Fitzgerald
14:45 – 15:15 Presentation Teaching agile in an agile way Marija Cubric
15:15 – 15:45 Break Including opportunity for discussion around posters
15:45 – 16:15 Paper 4 The Influence of New Product Development on Scrum Practices Michael T Lane, Brian Fitzgerald, Par J Agerfalk
16:15 – 16:30 Panel Question Time Including Professor Brian Fitzgerald & Professor Helen Sharp
16:30 – 16:45 Event Roundup