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Early bird registration ends in one week

The early bird registration for 7th season of Agile Prague ends in one week. If you don’t have your registration, it’s good time to secure your place at Agile Prague.

Great support from Certified Scrum Trainers & Coaches and Scrum Alliance

We are proud that Agile Prague gets so strong support from Certified Scrum Trainers and Certified Enterprise Coaches community from Scrum Alliance.

We have among our speakers the following great Certified Scrum Trainers and Certified Enterprise Coaches: Alexey Krivitsky, Angel Diaz-Maroto, James Schiel, Peter Stevens, Petri Heiramo, Steven G. Spearman, and Zuzana ‘Zuzi’ Sochova.

And even more Scrum Alliance is our gold sponsor.

Coaches Clinic at Agile Prague

This year we present the Coaches Clinic for the first time at Agile Prague. The experienced Agile Coaches will be ready to advice or answer your questions. Just come and sign up for the free coaching session. The Coaches Clinic will be available during both days at the conference lobby. The Coaches Clinic will be prepared and organized by Certified Enterprise Coaches, Certified Scrum Trainers and other experienced Agile coaches.

About Creative Storyboarding for Business workshop

We organize one-day workshop from Stuart Young: Creative Storyboarding for Business as part of the Agile Prague Conference.

Creative Storyboarding is a powerful business tool, which can be used to aid alignment and stakeholder engagement. Why settle for complex process maps and weighty project plans, when you can express your message in a visual way, that will resonate better with your stakeholders?

How to Use Creative Storyboarding for Business - read more in Stuart Young's blog post

Register here and join the workshop.

Earl bird registration ends in less than two weeks

The early bird registration for 7th season of Agile Prague ends in less than two weeks. It’s good time to secure your place at Agile Prague. There are several reasons to do that now.

Registration for Agile Prague conference is possible via Eventbrite as well

You can register for our Agile Prague conference here on our webpage. In this case, we prefer payment via wire transfer. If you prefer for any reason payment via credit card, you can see our listing at Eventbrite and register there. We’ll provide you with the invoice after the payment.

Full Agile Prague Week 2017

The Agile Prague conference is the first event of our ‘Full Agile Prague Week 2017’. It’s followed by a workshop with great selection – Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky or Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young. It’s finished by new certification class CAL - Certified Agile Leadership (Scrum Alliance).

Conference workshop: Modern Agile by Joshua Kerievsky

Much has changed since the publishing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. Joshua Kerievsky is coming to explain his idea about Modern Agile.

Conference workshop: Creative Storyboarding for Business by Stuart Young

We organize one-day workshop from Stuart Young: Creative Storyboarding for Business as part of the Agile Prague conference.

The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out

It was really fast. The first 15 registrations for super early bird price are sold out in less than one day. Thank you for your support!


Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017. It’s still enough time to secure registration for early bird price.

List of the speakers is still increasing

The first version of the Agile Prague 2017 program is ready and online. But we are still working on it and we’ll be adding more speakers soon. Check the already confirmed names.

The already confirmed 3 keynote speakers are:

-    Linda Rising will help us to address conflicts,
-    Joshua Kerievsky (Agile Manifesto co-author) will introduce his Modern Agile concept,
-    Johanna Rothman will talk about Agile program management.

Registration for 7th season is open

Agile Prague 2017 registration is already open. If you want to get super early-bird discounted registration you have to be fast. We have only 15 limited seats for this price. And some of the are already gone… :-)

Early bird period ends on 30 June 2017.

Looking for Speakers 2017

Agile Prague 2017 is looking for speakers. Be fast to get the first program review round at the end of March. 

Submit your proposal here or see more details at speaker's section.

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Prague Guide

Prague

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic, also it is the largest city here. The city has 1.3 million of inhabitants, including suburb it is 2.3 million.

Prague has been a political, cultural and economic center of Europe and particularly central Europe for the over 1,100 years of its existence. For centuries, during the Gothic and Renaissance eras, Prague was the permanent seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. The city played roles in the Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, both during the two World Wars and during the post-war Communist era.

Here is the list of most spectacular historical places:

How to get from the airport to hotel?

1. Airport Express - Bus from Prague airport to the Main railway station (City Center): 50 CZK (2 EUR). The bus line AE operates:

  • daily from 5 a.m. till 10 p.m.
  • in a regular interval of 30 minutes
  • luggage are free of charge

Tickets at the driver, duration to the city center, 30-40 minutes, depends on the traffic.

 

2. Taxi: price around 700 CZK (28 EUR), recommended taxi services and contacts find down on this page.

 

3. Bus: #119 to the final station Dejvicka and then by Subway (Metro) - through ticket (90 minutes) 32 CZK (1 EUR) per person


4. Shuttle companies:
ČEDAZ (shared - up to 4 people): 480 CZK
Prague Transfers: 655 CZK
Prague Airport Transfers: 560 CZK

 

5. Hotel pickup:
Varies by hotel but usually from 600 CZK and up

Public transportation - Tickets

The Prague public transport system uses two types of tickets:

  • Regular tickets can be used on any type of public transportation and allows transfers between lines (subway to subway, tram to tram, etc.) and types of transport (subway to tram, tram to bus, etc.)

Adults: 24 CZK (Kc) for 30 minutes
Adults: 32 CZK (Kc) for 90 minutes

Tickets are sold through yellow ticket vending machines (also in English, coins only), at ticket offices located at some metro stations, at a Tabák/Trafika, at some newsstands, and at tourist information centers. A ticket must be punched at the entrance to the metro station and on the tram/bus to mark the start of the validation period. 90 minutes tickets available also via SMS by sending the text message "DPT32" to the number 902 06 26)

  • Short-term (tourist) passes

24-hour pass: 110 CZK
3-day pass (72 hours): 310 CZK

  • Long-term passes

Monthly (30 days): 550 CZK (issued with a photo-ID)

Prague Metro (Subway)

The Metro lines currently are:

  • Line A (Green) - running east to west from Depo Hostivař to Dejvická
  • Line B (Yellow) - running east to west from Černý most to Zličín
  • Line C (Red) - running north to south from Letňany to Háje

Transfer Stations
There are three transfer stations in the city center where two lines intersect:

  • Můstek (lower end of Wenceslas Square) - lines A and B
  • Muzeum (upper end of Wenceslas Square) - lines A and C
  • Florenc (main bus station) - lines B and C


In the Metro Station
Trains run from 5 a.m. till midnight in 2-3 min. intervals during peak hours and in 4-10 min. intervals in the off hours. The time elapsed from the moment when the previous train left the station can be seen on the clock at the head of the tracks.

Subway Announcements
Once on the train, the following announcements can be heard:

  1. Name of the station where the train is currently stopped, e.g. "Můstek"
  2. Warning: "Ukončete prosím výstup a nástup, dveře se zavírají." (Please finish exiting and boarding the train, the doors are closing.)
  3. Name of the following station (e.g. Muzeum): "Příští stanice: Muzeum" (Next station: Muzeum), followed, if applicable, by "Přestup na linku A/B/C." (Transfer to line A/B/C)

Prague Trams

Trams (tramvaje) cover a large area of the city (with 500 km of tracks) and are used by some 300 million people a year. Daytime trams run from 4:30 a.m. till midnight in 8 - 10 minute intervals (8 - 15 minutes on weekends). Night trams (numbers 51 - 58) run from 00:30 a.m. till 4:30 a.m. in 40 minute intervals.

Recommended taxi service

AAA Radiotaxi - tel. 140 14 or 222 333 222, www.aaa-taxi.cz
City Taxi - tel. 257 257 257, www.citytaxi.cz
Profi Taxi - tel. 140 35 or 2 61 31 41 51, www.profitaxi.cz
Halotaxi - tel. 244 114 411, www.halotaxi.cz
Sedop - tel. 777 666 333, www.sedop.cz

City of Prague is safe the same as any other big city in Europe.