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  • Clarendon Street Entrance

  • 1 Convention Centre Place

  • South Wharf  Vic  3006


  • We are thrilled to be hosting Scrum Australia 2017.  The past 3 Gatherings in Sydney and Melbourne have been highly successful and the fourth is shaping up to be the best yet!

    The dates to save are…

    SEPTEMBER 21 - 22, 2017

  • In 2017, Australia's only Regional Scrum Gathering® will be returning to Melbourne.  As in 2016, the venue will be the prestigious Melbourne Exhibition Centre.  Easily accessible by train, tram, bus or car, the venue is conveniently located on the Yarra, adjacent to the Melbourne CBD.  Subsidised parking is available at the venue.

  • Nearby accommodation options are abundant, whilst the Crown Casino and stylish Southbank restaurant precinct are just a short stroll away.  Discounted accommodation deals will be made available on our website in the near future. 

  • Why not make it a weekend and enjoy the many attractions Melbourne has to offer, or for those AFL fans, become part of the action of the Preliminary finals?


    Our Programme is now available on our website


    Introducing our Keynote Speakers


  • Unlocking your natural ability to live and lead with power.

    Christopher Avery, "The Responsibility Process guy", is a reformed management consultant. After a decade helping corporations help smart, ambitious professionals find ways to cope with lives they don't want and think they can't change, Christopher realized coping skills are overrated. A better skill is knowing how to apply your innate leadership ability to face and overcome any challenge. That's freeing.

    Today he supports leaders and leadership teams in generating newfound freedom, choice, and power for themselves and others. How? By advancing the world's first proven how-to approach for understanding, teaching, and taking personal responsibility.

    A speaker with style and substance, Christopher's message is popular with audiences interested in agility, more leadership (not more leaders), and results that matter. He authored the popular classic "Teamwork Is An Individual Skill" for everyone who wants to be done with bad teams. His new book "The Responsibility Process" offers practices gleaned from twenty-five years of applied research on responsibility-taking and leadership. He's the host of The Leadership Gift Program and its worldwide community of leaders and coaches who are mastering responsibility and producing results that matter.

    Christopher is the CEO of Partnerwerks, Inc., the leadership development firm. Wondering why so many smart people spend unhappy lives at work, he left a perfectly good job in his mid-twenties to return to school and earn a Ph.D. in organization science from the University of Texas at Austin.

    Don't call Christopher if you don't want to change.


Stacia Viscardi is an agile coach, Certified Scrum Trainer and organizational transformation guide. In 2003 she became the 67th Certified ScrumMaster, and ended up loving Scrum and agile practices so much that she founded AgileEvolution in 2006, to help other companies leverage agile principles and practices for greater business agility.

Co-author of the Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility and author of The Professional ScrumMaster's Handbook, Stacia has taught Agile in 17 countries, is active in the ScrumAlliance and is a trusted community advisor. Through passionate teaching and coaching, she has helped companies like Cisco Systems, Martha Stewart Living, Primavera, DoubleClick, Google, Razorfish, MyPublisher, Washington Post, Viacom, Bloomberg and many others find their way to agility. When she is not doing Agile stuff, she can be found in a barn, caring for her horses and learning dressage.


James Shore teaches, writes, and consults on Agile development processes. He is a recipient of the Agile Alliance's Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice, co-creator of the Agile Fluency™ Model, co-author of /The Art of Agile Development/, and host of “Let's Code: Test-Driven JavaScript.” InfoQ has named him as one of the “most influential people in Agile.” You can find his screencasts at, essays at, and more about the Agile Fluency Project at

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