Brand new: Agile Belgium Drinkups


What’s up with the Agile Belgium community?  That was the question me, Xavier Quesada Allue and Marc Lainez asked ourselves at XP2011 in Madrid.

It has been awful quiet lately. Yes, we do have Agile Open once a year. And XPDays Benelux is a returning conference where you have opportunities to meet other fellow agilists.  Lean & Kanban Benelux is a strong new conference.

But we couldn’t deny there’s still a hunger for more. Someone needed to blow some life into the Belgian agile community.  So we decided keep it simple by following the eXtreme Tuesday Club format.  A regular, informal get together by like-minded people.  Instead of scheduling it each Tuesday like XTC in London, we agreed to start slower. One gathering a month would already be great!

Today Marc launched the Agile Belgium Drinkups, with a first one schedule on Wednesday, 8th of June.  It is an informal gathering of people interested in Agile & Lean, willing to share and learn from each other in a relaxing environment (bar, restaurant style).  To prevent this from becoming a Flanders or Wallonian gathering, it will be organized in Brussels, the center of our great country.

We might not have a government, but that can’t keep us from moving on!  So let’s give this initiative a change and join us for a drink, maybe a snack, and certainly interesting conversations.

You can commit your participation by registering here at zero cost.

See you at the Drinkup!

About Nick Oostvogels

Hi, I'm an independent management consultant. My biggest strengths are located in the fields of teamwork, motivation, leadership and continuous improvement. In the IT industry you find a lot of these values in the agile movement, in which I often act as a project leader, product owner or coach. My interests go a lot further, into other industries where we find these values in lean production. Besides that, I try to broaden my horizon as much as possible, always looking for better ways of doing business.

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  1. Pingback: Scrum and Agile in Belgium » Blog Archive » Bon anniversaire Agile Belgium Drinkup (#abdup)

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