The 12th International Conference on Agile Software Development, XP2011, is a leading international conference on agile methods in software and information systems development. XP2011 will be hosted by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid, UPM), in Spain. The conference brings together both industrial practitioners and researchers in the fields of information systems and software development, and examines latest theory, practical applications, and implications of agile methods.

XP2011 encourages submissions of high quality research papers, workshops, experience reports, posters, tutorials, PhD symposium papers, and lightning talks, an opportunity to share important ideas or experiences in ten minute slots. The topics of interest in the conference include, but are not restricted to, the following:


  • Adoption and diffusion of agile methods
  • Implementing agility in global software development
  • Agile Offshore and Agile Software Factories
  • Empirical studies and experiences of agile methods
  • Tools and techniques for agile development
  • Social and human aspects of agile methods
  • Organizational agility
  • SOA based systems and agile development
  • Measurement and metrics for agile projects and enterprise
  • XP evolution, new XP trends or XP proposals of update
  • Agile for IT Development
  • Agility in systems engineering and safety critical systems
  • Software and systems architecture in an agile environment
  • Legacy systems and agility
  • Agile usability
  • Management and governance aspects of agile methods
  • Implications of agile methods for industrial practice
  • Foundations and conceptual studies of agile methods
  • Implications of agile methods for research and education


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Changes in the program

Kati Vilkki's talk has been moved from Thursday 12th at 17:00 to Wednesday 11th at 11 (after the keynote)
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Conference Dinner

Wednesday 11th May 2011.
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Last minute information

File with useful information of XP2011.
How to reach the venue from the airport. Information about public transportation. List of events.
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Program printed version available

It is available the printed version of the final XP2011 program.
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Highlights from the program:

anttiki : Your change to be the CTO or Head of Finance Products! Portfolio Planning Game starting 13:30 @ A. Schönberg. #xp2011