By: Ahsan Yameen
ISLAMABAD: Agile Conference Pakistan (ACP23), now in its 9th thriving edition, drew the curtains on a remarkable three-day event held from November 3rd to November 5th at the esteemed NUCES, Islamabad Campus.
The first day commenced with an invigorating Happiness Masterclass, hosting 30 eager participants. Facilitated by Mr. Naeem Iqbal and Mr. Waqas Naeem, the session delved into positive psychology, mindfulness, and personal growth, advocating for enduring well-being.
The main event gathered over 284 fervent participants representing 50+ organizations. Hosted by Ms. Madiha Shafique (VP Partnerships & Outreach – Agile Pakistan) and Mr. Qamber Rizvi (AgilePK – Islamabad Chapter President), the day unfolded with riveting talks, panel discussions, and invaluable networking prospects.
Distinguished figures such as Naeem Iqbal, President of Agile Pakistan, and Wahaj Siraj, CEO Nayatel, set the stage with insightful addresses. The event also featured remarkable talks by industry experts covering various aspects of Agile methodologies, including product management, feedback utilization, fostering innovative cultures, empowering teams, and agile leadership.
Engaging panels led by prominent moderators and comprising industry experts explored innovation in culture and cross-functional team collaboration, offering diverse perspectives and valuable insights.
Honorable Additional Secretary, Ms. Aisha Humera (Ministry of IT and TELECOM), graced the closing ceremony with her remarks. The event concluded with tokens of appreciation presented to volunteers and sponsors, emphasizing their pivotal role in the conference’s success.
The conference culminated with an Agile Masterclass, drawing 48 participants. The workshop, led by industry veterans, provided a comprehensive understanding of Agile methodologies and practical skills application.
The event’s success was amplified by the support of esteemed sponsors, partners, and collaborators representing various sectors within the Agile community.
Agile Pakistan, a trailblazing organization, is committed to advancing Agile methodologies and fostering collaboration within the software development community. The annual Agile Conference Pakistan serves as a premier platform uniting industry experts, thought leaders and professionals to share insights and experiences.