Northwest Agile Groups
The Pacific Nortwest is home to a large number of agile user groups.
These groups help make our area a strong center of agile software development
and provide a solid base of attendance and support to Agile Open Northwest.
We are providing this listing of agile user groups in the Pacific Northwest
so that you can connect with people interested in agile software development
after Agile Open Northwest. These groups meet for face-to-face discussions
on a regular basis to share experiences and learn from each other.
If we have missed any groups that should be listed here, please let us know.
The Beyond Agile Users Group is a group encombrence
a variety of backgrounds such as Scrum, Extreme Programming, Lean, and other Agile methods and practices.
This group normally meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month, at both Seattle and Redmond locations.
The Seattle XP Users Group
is a group of Seattle area programmers focused on Extreme Programming
as well as other agile methodologies. The group meets monthly,
usually on the second Thursday of the month, at alternating locations
in downtown Seattle and on the East Side.
The group web site is
Meetings are announced on the
group on Yahoo.
The Portland XPDX Group is open to all practitioners of any
methods/practices consistent with the Agile Manifesto,
including XP, Scrum, Crystal, Lean/Kanban, home-grown, and
others. The group meets on the first Friday for casual
lunch conversations and the third Wednesday of each month
for an evening speaker/topic meeting. They maintain a web
site at http://xpdx.org and
provide announcements through the Yahoo xpportland mailing
Agile Vancouver is a local interest group in agile software development
methods in the Vancouver area. They host lively regular
meetings and maintain a website at