11 - 13 May 2016

thestudio, Manchester, UK


Tickets are now on sale.

We release tickets in batches and increase the ticket price as the event approaches. Book now to avoid disappointment!

  • Invaluable sessions

    Three days of sessions from fellow practitioners and internationally renowned speakers.

  • Relaxed Social Nights

    An evening to kick back and connect with fellow participants over free food & drink.

  • Easy

    Smooth sailing, right from your arrival, thanks to our highly experienced team.

  • Scrumptious food & drinks

    Lunch each day, tea & coffee, snacks and soft drinks are all included.

  • New Friends

    An excellent chance to make new friends and collaborators.

  • Inspiration

    Leave with new ideas and concepts you can put into practice straight away.

Conference Tickets


If you've attended a previous Software Acumen event, you can claim a 10% discount this year using promotional code SOFTACFRIEND.

Or if you came to Agile Manchester Last year, you can also claim 10% off by using the code AMFRIEND.

There are a small number of discounted tickets for Academics and Students. To claim 25% off your ticket use code ACADEMIC.

Buying a workshop tickets entitles you to a 10% discount off a full conference ticket with the code WORKSHOPPARTICIPANT

Other promotional codes are available through local community groups. Please check your user group web page, or contact your group organiser and ask them to support the event.

Visit our community groups section to see if your group is already supporting Agile Manchester.

Workshop Tickets

Markus Andrezak's Workshop

Dan North's Workshop

Woody Zuill's Workshop


Discounts are available for groups/teams of 2 or more people from the same organisation.

Session Types

Need help planning which sessions to attend? We've provided a breakdown of our various session types below.

Case Study/Experience Report

A presentation and discussion of real-life (not theoretical) experiences of the application (or mis-application) of Agile and Lean practices. Case studies and experience reports include some discussion of lessons learned and an indication of how novel the work is.


Participants learn a new approach, tool or technology through using it to solve one or more practical exercises. Any software/hardware requirements are disclosed in the session description.


A session focused around some specific tool, technique or issue. Primarily led by the speaker, tutorials usually include some elements of interactivity or individual / group exercise.


An in-depth working session on a specific topic. May include paper presentations.