Agile Azerbaijan
International Summit 2023
Collaborate, Evolve, Succeed: The Agile Way

November 4, 2023
About the event
The Agile Azerbaijan International Summit 2023 will bring people together on November in Baku to share experiences and make new connections. Join passionate Agilists to learn about the latest practices, ideas, and strategies in Agile world from the leading experts, change agents, and innovators.
Our advantages
Who Can Attend?
Anyone interested in learning more about this popular approach will find abundant information at the Agile Summit.
Why It Is Important to Attend?
Agile Summit provides an opportunity to learn from the best and brightest minds in the industry. You'll have a chance to hear from thought leaders about the latest trends and best practices, and you'll leave the event with new ideas you can implement in your own organization.
What Will You Get From Participation?
Agile Summit is a great way to learn new techniques, network with other professionals, and stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends.
Meet Our Speakers
Leadership panel
  • Abbas Ibrahimov
  • Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli
    Vice President
  • Niyaz Ismayilov
    PASHA life
  • Atakan Hilal
Exchange panel
  • Hasan Eminov
    Agile Office Leader

  • Nargiz Mustafayeva
    Regional Agility Lead for Middle East & Africa
  • Ramila Guliyeva
    PASHA life
    Head of Agile Governance

  • Naila Aliyeva
    Agility coach

Keynote speakers
  • The Continuous Improvement Coach | Helps companies to improve @ Scale | Speaker | Trainer | Podcast Host & Author
  • Executive Agility Guide | Creator of Kanplexity™ & Xagility™ | Co-author of Kanban Guide
  • Enterprise Transformation & Change Expert supporting Leaders and HR Professionals | Keynote Speaker | Author | ICAgile instructor | Obeya Coach
  • Agile Coach | Keynote Speaker | Speaker Mentor | Facilitator | Musician
  • Keynote Speaker | Author (Agile, Leadership, Self Management, DAO, Innovation) | Agility Consultant | Angel Investor
  • Agile Coach | Associate Professor | Passionate Agile Trainer | Facilitator of Regular Agile Meetups
  • Professional Scrum Trainer | Agility Consultant | Partner @ACM Agile
  • Transformation companion | Agile Coach | Strategic Marketing and Agile Marketing Consultant | Trainer | Keynote Speaker
  • Agility Consultant | Partner @ACM Agile
  • Co-founder of | Provide complex transformation, training & coaching services | Speaker
08:00 – 09:30
Registration and networking
09:30 – 09:45
09:45 – 10:15
The management revolution
John Coleman
10:15 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:45
The Business Agility HOT seat: Building a governance of trust
Alizee Hofmeester
11:45 – 12:15
Coffee Break
12:15 – 13:00

Beyond agile, a case study of a fully autonomous company
Mehmet Yitmen

50 Shades of Retrospective – Levelling up your continuous improvement game

Chris Stone

13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:00

Hey Doctor, Will I Be Agile? A Therapeutic Approach To Agile Transformation
Tolga Kombak and Caner Cinar

Workshop: Agile vitamins for leadership

Vladimirs Ivanovs
15:00 – 15:30

Business Agility: Transformation or Evolution? You decide!
Chtistophe Martinot

Agile Assessment Case Studies: Showcasing real-world examples of successful agile assessments and their impact on organizational agility.

Maria Ghonti
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
17:00 – 17:45
10 Vicious Circles at Work
Artur Margonari
17:45 – 18:00
Lottery / Closing

Premium Sponsors
  • Agile consulting company
  • Consultancy & Training
  • Organizer
    Training and consultancy company
  • Co-organizer
    Software development company
  • Organizational Partner
    Professional business solutions
  • Media Partner
    Business portal
Past event
Reviews and feedback
Martin Hinshelwood
Professional Scrum Trainer, Lean-Agile & DevOps Consultant 
I had a fantastic time this week at the Agile Azerbaijan International Summit. I spoke on market complexity and organizational structure for that complexity.
Everyone has been so welcoming and appreciative of the time and effort that goes into the talks.
IT Services and IT Consulting, Baku
#Softgile team has participated in the Agile Azerbaijan First International Summit. A great event for everyone involved or interested in the Agile world.
We would like to express our gratitude to all speakers and organizers for this unique experience.
Teymur Zeynalov

Agility Discipline Lead ★ PSM III 

This was the first Agile Azerbaijan International summit, and it was a great day!
I felt proud to share the stage with the great speakers yesterday and learn from them a lot.
Thanks, everyone, for showing up, and I hope you left the day with a purpose to make some small improvements to the way you work now since the sky is a limit in Agility!
Suha Selcuk
System Artist | Registered Scrum Trainer
I really enjoyed speaking about "failure stories" today at the Agile Azerbaijan Summit.
The growing Agile community in Azerbaijan was really motivating.
I would like to thank all who organized and attended this wonderful event.
Yagub Mehdiyev
Art Director at Dynamic Box Studio 
I am happy that agile has become popular in Azerbaijan and that it is being implemented under healthier conditions!

It was nice to see our friends. I would like to thank the organizers! This was the first such an event, I hope it will continue!
Sabina Gurbanova
CEO and Founder at Pluss
It was such a great pleasure to be the part of this amazing initiative Agile Azerbaijan First International Summit #AgileAzerbaijan2022
Happy to see such engaged audience 😍and contribute to this platform…

Thank you again for your time and attention. I look forward to future encounters! ☀️
Jamila Gadirova 
Business analyst, PSM I
I would like to dedicate this post to one of the most significant events in recent memory, which will definitely have a beneficial effect in my career. Yesterday I took part in first Agile Azerbaijan International Summit organized by founder of Agile Azerbaijan Community Narmina Aliyeva and CEO of Agile Solutions Azerbaijan Ilgar Alizada, main sponsor of event was SOCAR.
I would like to express my gratitude to our native speakers Narmina AliyevaNarmina Seyfullayeva, EMBASabina GurbanovaTeymur Zeynalov and Tabriz Ammayev PMP®, CIMA Adv Dip MA for such an inspiring, interesting and informative presentations! I want to thank invited foreign speakers Dave Snowden Angel Diaz-Maroto Martin Hinshelwood Suha Selcuk John Coleman Seckin Karatas who are already long-term experts in this field and who shared their knowledge and experience with real examples- that was incredible!

I would also like to mention the host of the event, Ismail Aliyev and thank him for his wonderful sense of humor and interesting approach to conducting the event!
Fidan Sadigova
Senior Project Specialist at Innovation and Digital Development Agency
Today was a truly productive and inspiring day as the “Agile Azerbaijan First Summit” took place! “Agile” is a trending topic accross the world and Azerbaijan is no exception in this regard. Therefore, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the organisers and sponsors for this amazing event!
Turkan Rzayeva
Scrum Master at Bank Respublika
I want to express my feelings about First International Agile Azerbaijan Summit which was held yesterday. As a fresh Scrum Master it was great opportunity for me to get such valuable information from experienced speakers.
Nigar Aliyeva
PMO manager at Azercosmos
Today I participated in the very first international Agile Summit in Azerbaijan! Thank you to all organizers and professional speakers for the qualitative event and well covered topics. Looking forward to becoming all agile!
Nurana Suleymanova
Recruitment Specialist of HR Department at Azerbaijan Airlines
Yesterday I participated in the Agile Azerbaijan First International Summit. it was great opportunity for me in order to get new information and expand my knowledge about agile.
I would like to thank you for all of the speakers for the perfect speech and presentation Dave SnowdenMartin Hinshelwood Angel Diaz-Maroto Teymur Zeynalov Tabriz Ammayev PMP®, CIMA Adv Dip MA Sabina Gurbanova Narmina Aliyeva Narmina Seyfullayeva, EMBA Suha Selcuk John Coleman Seckin Karatas . It was nice to meet you people in this sphere.

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