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ALEsome Workshops for ALEsome People

There will be a special day on August 16 dedicated to workshops only. Workshop ticket allows you to attend 2 workshops, each 3.5 hours long and in 4 parallel tracks. See approved trainers from all around the world below.

Please note - in order to participate in workshops, you DO NOT need to buy a separate Workshop ticket this year. Some workshops will have limited space, so first buy first in line.

Build your own value - pick your workshops, grab a ticket and grow your skills!


Judy Rees

Judy Rees

Transforming conversations, remotely. Facilitating creative, high-quality interaction, especially with distributed teams

The Shape Of Work To Come

The shapes of our teams are shifting, perhaps forever. Once we worked in clusters, in the same physical space. Now, many of us work from home, some from the office, others in cafes and co-working spaces.

As you’ve noticed, that has changed how we work together - not always for the better.

Sometimes it seems like everything’s in flux.

Research has shown that one of the most effective ways to understand complex phenomena like this, including the way people think and interact with each other (and to shift it when necessary) is through metaphor.

In this session you’ll use a precision inquiry tool optimised for the task, Clean Language, to uncover some shapes that may be shaping your thinking, and explore how the shape of teams may change beyond 2021.

Judy Rees
Named as a ‘Top 100 influencer in Remote Working’ in 2020 by Onalytica, Judy was an early adopter of remote facilitation as she trained international groups on high-level communication skills for leaders. She’s stayed on the leading edge of live online training, facilitation and consultancy ever since.
Co-author of a bestselling book, Clean Language, she has been teaching and using Clean techniques for more than 12 years, and is the main organiser of the Clean community’s annual online unconference. Clean is the basis of Judy’s team-development process, Collaboration Dynamics.
Her weekly linkletter connects more than 3,500 readers to resources around remote work, facilitation, Clean Language and more.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/judyrees
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judyrees/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judyrees

Pierre E. Nais

Pierre E. Nais

Agile Enterprise Coach | Organization Designer | Digital Transformations | Executive Coach | CAC

Design Agile Organization

Participants will learn how to read organizations and how to design it to ensure agile behaviour. It is all about "Individuals and their interactions".
This workshop is part of the agile coaching masterclass program and based on practical reproducible tips that I use in everyday job.

Watch workshop intro video on our YouTube.

Artur Margonari

Artur Margonari

Agile Coach at AB InBev at Anheuser-Busch InBev

Agile Speaker: Enjoying The Journey of Sharing Your Ideas And Stories

There are so many brilliant ideas, cases and stories out there that could inspire others, improve our way of working and living and eventually, changing the whole planet. Or simply something that has to be presented in a meeting or workshop at the company, meetup or conference... Still, many of these messages might never be heard or well understood.
Maybe because of fear... Or stress... Or anxiety, shyness, wrong assumptions... Or maybe there is not enough confidence and/or experience in speaking in public, not knowing how to get started or to get better at it.

How to pass your message in a clear, engaging and efficient way?
What are the pitfalls, tips and tricks about public speaking?
How to use the agile mindset to get started, test and improve your presentation skills?
And very importantly: how to enjoy and have fun through the journey of speaking in public?

Public speaking is a skill like many others: at the beginning, it can be very hard, we might feel clumsy and nervous and the killer thought might cross our minds "I'm not cut out for this". But with practice, feedback and continuous improvement, we can get very good at it!

Thus, if you've never done a presentation in public and want to do it or already have done it and simply want to sharpen your skills, this workshop is for you!
It will be a good mix of theory + practice + feedback in a safe space where we all can grow and develop our skills set!

All you need is to to bring your open mind, eagerness to learn, practice and support others in their learning during this time together.

Let's enjoy the journey of sharing your ideas and stories! 🙂

Inga Ozola

Inga Ozola

Logistic Quality and Service Manager at Rimi Baltic Group, Business Trainer and consultant at Komercizglītības centrs (KIC)

Eliminating Root Causes: Problem Solving Course

Systematic problem solving is a foundational skill for everyone. Problem solving course build robust skills and provide ready-to-use tools, so that you can start solving problems in a structured and effective way.

The Lean philosophy of problem-solving and continuous improvement.
Healthy attitudes toward problem solving.

  • Define problem statements based on data, observations
  • Learn proven tools and techniques to tackle problems
  • Use basic PDCA for problem solving structural way
  • Use Fish bone and 5-Why analysis for simple problems
  • Identify cause-effect assumtions
  • Provide evidence to confirm or reject assumptions (Pareto diagram, control sheets, gemba walk, etc.)
  • Develop actions to remove, reduce, control causes


The simulation will be facilitated by LEAN expert Inga Ozola. She was the first certified LEAN expert in Latvia. Because of her energy and pace of change, she has been named The LEAN bomb.