Northwest Agile Groups

The Pacific Nortwest is home to a large number of agile user groups. These groups help make our area a strong center of agile software development and provide a solid base of attendance and support to Agile Open Northwest.

We are providing this listing of agile user groups in the Pacific Northwest so that you can connect with people interested in agile software development after Agile Open Northwest. These groups meet for face-to-face discussions on a regular basis to share experiences and learn from each other.

If we have missed any groups that should be listed here, please let us know.

The Seattle XP Users Group is a group of Seattle area programmers focused on Extreme Programming as well as other agile methodologies. The group meets monthly, usually on the second Thursday of the month, at alternating locations in downtown Seattle and on the East Side.

The group web site is www.seattlexp.org. Meetings are announced on the extremeprogramming-seattle group on Yahoo.

The Seattle Scrum Users Group focuses primarily on Scrum but welcomes all flavors of agile. They meet monthly at various downtown locations. They maintain a web site at www.seattlescrum.org. Meetings are announced on the seattlescrum Google group.
The Agile Project Leadership Network was founded to connect, develop and support great leaders of agile projects.

The Seattle APLN chapter meets on the first Wednesday of each month at SolutionsIQ in Redmond. The group maintains the apln-sea mailing list on Yahoo.

The Portland APLN chapter holds periodic meetings and provides announcements on the apln-pdx mailing list.

The Portland Extreme Programming Users Group normally meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. They maintain a web site at http://xpdx.org and provide announcements through the Yahoo xpportland mailing list.
Agile Vancouver is a local interest group in agile software development methods in the Vancouver area. They host lively regular meetings and maintain a website at http://agilevancouver.ca.
 
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