This is the current program for LESS2010. For more details, see the page for each track:

In addition there will be space for unscheduled “Just In Time” sessions.

Note that the program is subject to change.

Sunday October 17th

Doctoral Consortium

8.30 - 9.00Networking Breakfast
9.00 - 9.30Introductions and ExpectationsJayakanth Srinivasan, Pekka Abrahamsson
9.30 - 10.15Completing Your PhD: Yes, It’s Possible!Jayakanth Srinivasan
10.15 - 11.00The Exploration of the Application of Lean Software Development within the Medical Device IndustryOisín Cawley
11.00 - 11.15Coffee Break
11.15 - 12.00Explorative and Experimental ResearchMarkku Oivo
12.00 - 12.45On the Impact of Kanban on Software Project Work: An Empirical Case Study InvestigationMarko Ikonen
12.45 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 14.15Using Modeling and Simulation in Software Engineering Research Michele Marchesi
14.15 - 15.00Outsourcing and Offshoring of RD&EPetra Edoff
15.00 - 15.15Coffee Break
15.15 - 16.00Modeling and Simulation of Lean/Kanban Practices for Software DevelopmentMaria Ilaria Lunesu
16.00 - 16.45Lean/Agile Software Enterprise Assessment and Transformation ModelPilar Rodriguez
16.45 - 17.30Pscyhometric Measurements in Software DevelopmentFabian Fagerholm
17.30 - 18.15Balancing Theory and Practice: Making an ImpactFabian Fagerholm
18.15 - 18.30Closing Comments and Next Steps
18.00 - 21.00ALL: Welcome Reception

Monday October 18th

TimeScaling Agile to LeanLean Product Development and InnovationBeyond Budgeting
08.30 - 10.00Welcome and Keynote: Deborah Nightingale
10.00 - 10.30Coffee
10.30 - 12.15When Agile is Not Enough - Kati Vilkki (slides)Case Nextdoor:
Product Development Predictability and Adaptability Achieved - Marko Taipale (slides)
Beyond Budgeting in Statoil - Bjarte Bogsnes
Refactoring the Organization - Ken Power (slides)Designing Process Visualisation - Alisson Vale (slides)
12.15 - 13.15Lunch
13.15 - 15.00Journey Through Systemic Improvement - David Joyce (slides)Product Creation Through Lean Approaches - Henning Rudolf, Frances Paulisch (slides)The SpareBank 1 Gruppen's Road to a New Corporate Governance Based On the Principles of Beyond Budgeting - Sigurd Aune (slides)
A Framework for Lean Software Enterprise Research - Petri Kettunen (slides)
Lean and Agile Project Management:
For Large Programs and Projects - David F. Rico (slides)
What is Flowing in Lean Software Development - Vladimir Mandic, Markku Oivo, Pilar Rodriguez, Pasi Kuvaja, Harri Kaikkonen, Burak Turhan (slides)Continue your Beyond Budgeting Journey with help from Agile, Lean and Scrum - Helge Eikeland (slides)
Leadership in Kanban Software Development Projects: A Quasi-controlled Experiment - Marko Ikonen
15.00 - 15.30Coffee
15.30 - 16.45Panel: Why Agile? Why Lean? - David J. Anderson (host)
Kati Vilkki, Alan Shalloway, David Joyce, David F. Rico, Ken Power (panelists)
Concept 2 Cash - Simon Baker, Gus Power (slides)Beyond Budgeting: A Performance Management Model for Agile Software Development Teams - Garry Lohan, Kieran Conboy & Michael Lang
Beyond Budgeting Q&A
16.45 - 17.00Short Break
17.00 - 18.00Networking Posters & Cocktails Event
19.00 - onwardsSocial Programme and Dinner
Helsinki City Reception in Helsinki City Hall - Bus departs at 18.30

Tuesday October 19th

TimeScaling Agile to LeanLean Product Development and InnovationBeyond Budgeting
08.30 - 09.30Keynote: Professor Duc Truong Pham (slides)
09.30 - 10.00Coffee
10.00 - 11.45Complexity vs Lean, the Big Showdown - Jurgen Appelo (slides)Leadership & Effective Coaching for Managers - Arto Eskelinen and Sami HonkonenHow the Beyond Budgeting Management Model Enables Lean Thinking - Peter Bunce (slides)
11.45 - 12.45Lunch
12.45 - 13.45Keynote: Juhani Risku (slides)
13.45 - 15.30Agile Transformation Study: One Year After - Maarit Laanti
Kanban and Technical Excellence - Markus Andrezak, Bernd Schiffer
Handelsbanken: Our Way - Pekka Vasankari (slides)
The Role of the User Story Agile Practice in Innovation - Colm O'hEocha, Kieran Conboy
Lean/Agile Software Development Methodologies in a Regulated Environment: A Systematic Literature Review - Oisín Cawley, Xiaofeng Wang, Ita RichardsonCollaborative Lean Delivery - Christian BlundenDynamic Management in a Global Telecomms Business - Kenneth Hauge
Distributing a Lean Organization: Maintaining Communication While Staying Agile - Sebastian Meyer, Eric Knauss, Kurt Schneider (slides)
15.30 - 16.00Coffee
16.00 - 17.15Lean Enablers for Systems Engineering - David LempiaSingle Piece Flow in Kanban: the Software Work Cell - Arlo BelsheeCollision with Lean Management and Agile Development - Juka Rikkila (slides)

Panel Discussion
Grand Dual - Pekka Abrahamsson and Nilay Oza (hosts)
17.15 - 18.15Lightning Talks
19.00 - onwardsSocial Programme and Dinner

There will also be an Executives Day on Tuesday

Wednesday October 20th

TimeScaling Agile to LeanLean Product Development and InnovationBeyond Budgeting
08.30 - 09.00Conference Closing & Outlook for LESS2011: Pekka Abrahamsson, Nilay Oza and Jayakanth “JK” Srinivasan
09.00 - 12.30Tutorial: Scaling Agile With the Lessons of Lean Product Development Flow - Alan Shalloway (slides)Tutorial: Practical Kanban - Karl Scotland (slides)

Tutorial: Leadership in developing high-performing teams - Ari Tikka
Tutorial: Removing the Barriers to Successful “Lean” and “Agile” Implementations - Peter Bunce (slides)
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - onwardsClose