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Packed Agenda at the 2023 SAFe Summit Prague 15 – 17 May

By Andrew Sales

Hi Folks,

In just two weeks, we’ll host the 2023 SAFe Summit Prague on 15 – 17 May. Living in the UK, I’ve always appreciated that this yearly event focuses on serving the SAFe community from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Indeed, it’s the largest convergence of SAFe professionals and industry thought leaders in the region.

This year, we’re offering a packed agenda focused on accelerating digital transformation and competing effectively in a fast-evolving marketplace. I’ll deliver a keynote on our latest guidance on accelerating flow, and my colleague, Inbar Oren, will discuss the exciting new product developments with SAFe® Studio and

16 – 17 May: The two-day main conference will include industry-leading keynotes, 28 technical sessions, product labs, a SAFe Experts Coaching Station, and multiple networking opportunities. Tracks include Agile Execution, Leadership and Strategy, and Business Agility in Practice. Here are some highlights:

    • Keynote: Harnessing the Power of AI
      As the Framework evolves to address the complex landscape of challenges and opportunities, the Summit does too. This year, we’re honored to welcome David Harvey from McKinsey & Company to deliver a keynote on how leading firms are industrializing their AI practices to realize their full value potential and how the recent GenAI evolution is changing the opportunity space.
    • Keynote: Business for Good is Good Business
      Speaker: Marga Hoek, MBA, Sustainable Business Expert
    • Customer Keynote: Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG
      Our journey: Is the Transformation to SAFe Going to be Easy? Nobody Said it Would Be!
      Speaker: Gülnaz Ӧnes, Global Chief Information Officer
    • Customer Keynote: Nordea Bank
      Transforming a 200-year-old Bank into a Modern Digital Leader
      Speakers: Jacob Svendsen, Head of One Digital Office, and Rene Huijben, Head of Learning Design and Build & Technology
    • Customer Story Presentations
      • Amadeus
      • Deutsche Lufthansa A
      • Robert Bosch Automotive
      • Société Générale
      • Vodafone

15 May: Pre-conference Workshops

The Summit’s pre-conference workshops provide attendees with an opportunity to take a deep dive into some of the most topical issues relating to the practice of SAFe. Workshops include:

      • Measure What Matters for Business Agility
      • Accelerating Flow with 8 Flow Accelerators
      • Applying SAFe Across the Enterprise
      • Facilitation Skills for Collaborative Decision-making in SAFe Events

Attendees seeking SAFe consulting, training, or platform solutions can connect with more than 17 sponsor exhibitors, including Agile Hive, Apptio, Atlassian, Broadcom, Comparative Agility, Cprime, Digital Tango, Gladwell Academy, Kegon AG, Kendis,, ONEPOINT, Projects GmbH, Solidify, The Adaptavist Group, Triskell Software, and wibas. Scaled Agile’s new acquisition,, will be warmly welcomed to the event and will be exhibiting as well.

Browse the full agenda for each time zone, and find registration info here.

I hope you’ll join us for what has become an important annual milestone in our collective knowledge-sharing journey.

Stay SAFe, and I hope to connect with you at the Summit,

—Andrew Sales
Chief Methodologist