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Welcome to Agile Manchester 2020

Returning for its sixth year, Agile Manchester 2020 is a practical agile development conference that allows participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry.

The conference has a strong practical focus and attracts industry practitioners and decision-makers who want to improve their success with agile and lean methods.

The event provides three days of inspiring agile and lean learning from a dynamic mix of stimulating keynotes and practitioners working on the front line of the industry.


Meri Williams, Agile Manchester 2020 Keynote

Meri Williams

CTO at Monzo, Tech Advisor at Kindred

Meri is an experienced CTO and leader of technology organisations. She’s had a career spanning development, programme & product management, and technical and organisational leadership.

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Jamie Knight and Lion, Agile Manchester Keynote

Jamie + Lion

Senior Research Engineer, Digital Accessibility Team, BBC

Jamie and Lion are an autistic duo who live in Romford. They are not very good at writing third party bios and are a bit shy. If asked they would tell you about their work. Almost 10 years at the BBC working on everything from iPlayer Radio to children’s gaming.

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Vimla Appadoo, Agile Manchester 2020 Keynote

Vimla Appadoo

Lead Service Designer, DigitalBridge

As a Service Designer at DigitalBridge, Vimla is bringing her passion for Service Design and user-centred services to the forefront of tech innovation.

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Ian Forrester, Agile Manchester 2020 Keynote

Ian Forrester

Senior Firestarter, BBC R&D

Ian is a well known character on the digital scene in the UK and Europe. Living in Manchester, UK, he works for the BBC's R&D Future Experiences team.

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