Summit Experience

Summit Experience

Virtual Has Advantages

No travel expenses. No crowds. No waiting in lines.

We’re bringing compelling speakers and instructive talks straight to you. Tune-in live or watch on-demand. Ask questions and chat with other attendees and vendors. Access Summit resources after the event to keep the learning going.

This year’s Summit content will help you use SAFe as your guide to navigate what’s next. Learn how to get more from the practices you use daily to collaborate across teams, make informed decisions, deliver what customers want, and spot opportunities. Get strategies, guidance, and inspiration to help you navigate change, achieve your goals, and embrace whatever comes your way.

Schedule at a Glance

The 2020 Global SAFe® Summit features two full days of inspiration, learning and collaboration delivered live to attendees from all over the world. Learn best practices for improving your SAFe transformation and understand the best next steps for moving your business forward.

Tuesday, October 27

Day 1

    MORNING

  • Countdown to Live Event and Partner Marketplace
  • Welcome Keynote & Introduction: Chris James
  • Opening Keynote: Dean Leffingwell
  • Rapid Refresh breaks
  • Technical Keynote

LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON

  • Customer Stories, Technical Talks, SAFe in 10
  • Partner Marketplace, Networking
  • Rapid Refresh breaks
  • Partner Showcase
  • Live Meet the Speaker(s), Networking
    LATE AFTERNOON

  • Entertainment (family friendly)
  • Closing remarks

Wednesday, October 28

Day 2

    MORNING

  • Countdown to Live Event and Partner Marketplace
  • Welcome & Introduction
  • Motivational Keynote
  • Rapid Refresh breaks
  • Technical Keynote
  • Business Agility with SAFe Keynote: Inbar Oren

LUNCH BREAK

    AFTERNOON

  • Customer Stories, Technical Talks, SAFe in 10
  • Partner Marketplace, Networking
  • Rapid Refresh breaks
  • Partner Showcase
  • Live Meet the Speaker(s), Networking
    LATE AFTERNOON

  • Entertainment (family friendly)
  • Closing remarks

Event Highlights

World-Class Keynote Speakers

Learn from exceptional thought leaders about the latest in transformation trends.

Geoffrey Moore
Author, Speaker

Tiffani Bova
Author, Speaker, Innovation and Growth Evangelist

Chris Gardner
Entrepreneur, Author, Philanthropist

Dean Leffingwell
Co-founder, Chief Methodologist, Scaled Agile, Inc.

Chris James
Chief Executive Officer, Scaled Agile, Inc.

Inbar Oren
SAFe Fellow, Principal Consultant

Essential Topics

Join us for technical talks, customer stories, inspiring interludes, and how-to sessions designed to build your knowledge, motivation, and skills.


DevSecOps and technical agility

DevSecOps and technical agility

Explore the critical skills and practices used by high-performing technology and business teams, including successfully incorporating security considerations and organizing Agile Release Trains around value to deliver both software and hardware solutions.


Agile product delivery and customer centricity

Agile product delivery and customer centricity

Learn about the three dimensions of Agile product delivery: customer centricity and design thinking; developing on cadence and releasing on demand; and DevOps and the continuous delivery pipeline.


Enterprise solution delivery

Enterprise solution delivery

Look at how enterprises build and evolve large solutions and complex systems such as aircraft, ships, cyber-physical systems, and ERPs in supply-chain-dependent, highly regulated environments.


Lean portfolio management

Lean portfolio management

See how Lean Portfolio Management aligns strategy with execution by applying Lean and systems thinking approaches to strategy and investment funding, Agile portfolio operations, and governance.


Organizational agility

Organizational agility

Learn how we change an enterprise business model to make all aspects of the enterprise—including sales, marketing, operations, supply, manufacturing, finance, legal, HR—more integrated and adaptive.


Accelerating business agility

Accelerating business agility

Adapt to new market conditions, respond to competitive threats, focus on the customer, effectively identify and deliver incremental customer value, and reconfigure teams in response to changing business and customer needs.


Leadership and continuous learning culture

Leadership and continuous learning culture

Learn to lead by example through authenticity, emotional intelligence, lifelong learning, growing others, and decentralized decision-making, and create a culture that facilitates innovation, improvement, and ongoing growth.


SAFe applied

SAFe applied

Hear from some of the world’s most experienced SAFe practitioners and thought leaders as they share what they have learned in applying Lean-Agile principles and practices using the Framework.


Remote collaboration and learning

Remote collaboration and learning

Go behind the scenes for the inner workings of SAFe journeys through all stages of maturity. Understand how organizations overcame challenges and roadblocks to achieve tangible business results.

SAFe Experts Coaching Station

Are you facing a tough question regarding SAFe and its implementation in your organization? Do you need guidance on next steps? If so, look no further than the SAFe Experts Coaching Station!

One of the most interactive elements of the SAFe Summit, the SAFe Experts Coaching Station allows you to schedule a one-on-one session with an experienced SPCT Candidate, SPCT, or SAFe Fellow to discuss your most challenging SAFe questions.

Sessions are limited to All-Access Pass holders.

Networking

Suffering from Zoom fatigue? The solution is to build connections with other people. We’ve designed the Summit to help you create new relationships and collaborations, and connect with others in the SAFe community.

  • Network one-on-one with other attendees through live chat and video
  • Visit the Partner Marketplace for personalized interactive demos with platform and services experts
  • Join our entertainment and “Rapid Refresh” breaks to re-energize your body and mind
  • Hang out in a “Peer Connect” discussion to go deep on a topic that interests you

The 2020 Global SAFe Summit—Navigate What’s Next

Check out how this 2-day online conference can connect you with people, ideas, and solutions to help adapt your SAFe journey. The Global SAFe Summit experience will be the intersection of inspiring keynotes, insightful technical talks, networking and collaborative discussions.