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.

Join the AgilePDX user group as we create a vibrant, successful Agile community of practice that shares real-world experience, distilled wisdom, and ideas for Agile done well. We welcome practitioners of any methods/practices consistent with the Agile Manifesto or evolving from it. AgilePDX members meet four different times a month at different locations around the area. We meet the third Wednesday of each month for an evening speaker/topic meeting downtown, as well as a meeting on the first Friday downtown at lunchtime; the second Tuesday before work on the westside, and a westside afternoon meeting for managers. Find meeting announcements on, AgilePDX yahoo group mailing list, and our website. Agile PDX envisions Portland as a world class leader in profitable, sustainable, and joyful software development – and we will help shape that future.
BeyondAgile is a Puget Sound-area user group for people using Agile and Lean practices to improve software and business, people who want to share and learn about the latest ideas for better software development and delivery.

The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month in Seattle, except in December, July, and August.

The Seattle XP Users Group is a group of Seattle area programmers focused on Extreme Programming as well as other agile methodologies. The group has not met regularly for some time but continues to maintain a web site at and a mailing list on Yahoo.
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
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