Public Training Calendar

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(Calendar updated March 31st 2020)
NOTE: Due to the C-19 virus and global health/travel concerns, there have been a number of changes to the TBR Practitioner Class dates listed here, as well as Trainer Certification Course dates. If a class has been canceled or postponed, it will probably be rescheduled later in the year, once the global crisis has passed. Please do check back for updates. And, above all, stay healthy and safe.    
About the Trainer Certification Course (TCC)

Scroll down for the 2020 public Trainer Certification Course (TCC) dates. The official 2-day TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for attending the TCC. 

Note: You will be asked by the TCC Certifier to scan/email a photo of your TBR Certificate of Completion along with the TBR Certified Trainer’s name and the location/dates of the 2-day TBR Practitioner Class you attended. You cannot register for a TCC day without this documentation.

2020 PUBLIC CLASSES

APRIL 2020

CANCELED due to C-19:
Tampa, Florida, USA

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainers Anil Jaising & Linda Fung
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Dates: April 3rd – 4th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird, special discounts for teachers, trainers, unemployed – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Concepts & Beyond Inc.

CANCELED due to C-19:
San Antonio, Texas, USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Michelle Ramirez
Location: San Antonio, Texas USA
Dates: April 4th – 5th 2020; “Training from the BACK of the Room”
Sponsored by: Appddiction Studio, LLC

POSTPONED due to C-19:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Language: Spanish

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer José Casal
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dates: April 13th – 14th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: 10 Pines
Note: This class will be taught in Spanish.

POSTPONED due to C-19:
Vienna, Austria
Language: Possibly German

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
Location: Vienna, Austria
Dates: April 15th – 16th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (registration is in German and class may be taught in German)
Sponsored by: Agile Experts
Note: This class may be taught in German.

RESCHEDULED to June 2020 due to C-19:
Bellevue, Washington, USA
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Katjarina “Katja” Hurt
Location: Bellevue, Washington, USA
Dates: April 16th – 17th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered until March 1st – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Anchorpoint Response
POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
Dubai, UAE
Facilitator: Abid Quereshi
Location: Dubai, Unite Arab Emirates
Dates: April 17th – 18th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Creative Word
POSTPONED due to C-19:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Facilitators:TRB Certified Trainers Ellen Grove and Glenn Waters
Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dates:April 20th – 21st 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Agile Partnership
CANCELED due to C-19:
Washington D.C., USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Matt Khodadad
Location: Washington D.C., USA
Dates: April 24th – 25th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Leadership-Tribe

RESCHEDULED to November 2020 due to C-19:
Berlin, Germany
(Language: German)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Julian Kea
Location: Berlin-Friedrichshain, Germany
Dates: April 27th – 28th 2020: Training from the BACK of the Room  (early bird discount available – see registration page)
Sponsored by: [ki:]®Learning
Note: This class will be taught in German. 

POSTPONED due to C-19:
London, England, UK

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Ben Maynard
Location: London, England, UK
Dates: April 27th – 28th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Adventures with Agile

POSTPONED to August 2020 due to C-19:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Angela Johnson
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Dates: April 29th – 30th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Collaborative Leadership Team
Note: Sharon will be there to congratulate you and sign your books at the end of this TBR Practitioner Class.

MAY 2020

CANCELED due to C-19:
Trainer Certification Course (TCC)

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

TCC Certifier: Nicole Fleming
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Date: May 1st 2020; Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: This TCC is sold out. You can contact the TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at nicole@flemingservices.biz to be put on a wait-list. The 2-day TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for the TCC. Sharon will be there to congratulate you and sign your books at the end of this TCC day.

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
TBR Practitioner Class & Trainer Certification Course (TCC)
Düsseldorf, Germany

TCC Certifier: Rolf F. Katzenberger
Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Dates: May 4th – 6th 2020; TBR Practitioner Class & Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Pragmatic Teams

CANCELED due to C-19:
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Lee Carpenter
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina USA
Dates: May 4th – 5th 2020; Training From the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Central Piedmont Community College

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
New York City, New York, USA

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainer Anil Jaising and Kriti Jaising
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Dates: May 14th – 15th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Concepts & Beyond Inc.

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
Trainer Certification Course (TCC)

New York City, New York, USA

TCC Certifier: Nicole Fleming
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Date: May 16th 2020; Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: This TCC is sold out. You can contact the TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at nicole@flemingservices.biz to be put on a wait-list. The 2-day TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for the TCC. 

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
New York City, New York, USA

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainers Anil Jaising & Linda Fung
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Dates: May 16th – 17th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Concepts & Beyond Inc.

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 due to C-19:
Trainer Certification Course (TCC)
New York City, New York, USA

TCC Certifier: Nicole Fleming
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Date: May 18th 2020; Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: This TCC day has one or two seats open for anyone wishing to attend both the TBR Practitioner Class on May 14th-15th (or the 16th-17th) and this TCC on May 18th. Please register first for the TBR Practitioner Class and a link will be sent to you for the TCC registration. Or you can contact TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at nicole@flemingservices.biz for more information. The 2-day TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for the TCC.

Cologne, Germany (May)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
Location: Cologne, Germany
Dates: May 14th – 15th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: The Third Art – Agile Coaching & Mentoring

Houston, Texas, USA (May)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Matt Khodadad
Location: Houston TX, USA
Dates: May 15th – 16th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Leadership-Tribe
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (May) 
Facilitator: TRB Certified Trainer Itopa M Sule
Location: Toronto, Canada
Dates: May 23rd – 24th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room 
Sofia, Bulgaria (May)

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainers Amir Peled & Matt Kirilov
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Dates: May 29th – 30th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Cerber Publishing

JUNE 2020

POSTPONED to October 2020 due to C-19:
Kraków, Poland (June)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Justyna Pindel
Location: Kraków, Poland
Dates: June 4th – 5th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Wawel Hill 

RESCHEDULED DATES:
Bellevue, Washington, USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Katjarina “Katja” Hurt
Location: Bellevue, Washington, USA
Dates: June 4th – 5th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered until March 1st – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Anchorpoint Response
CANCELED due to C-19:
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Dana Pylayeva
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Dates: June 6th – 7th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (multiple discounts offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Agile Play Consulting, LLC

CANCELED due to C-19:
Bologna, Italy 

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Teri Frith
Location: Bologna, Italy
Dates: June 8th – 9th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Avanscoperta

CANCELED due to C-19:
Ghent, Belgium 

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Teri Frith
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Dates: June 11th – 12th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Beyond Business Agility

RESCHEDULED DATES:
New York City, New York, USA (June)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Dana Pylayeva
Location: New York, NY, USA
Dates: June 11th – 12th, 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (multiple discounts offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Agile Play Consulting, LLC

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA (June)
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Matt Khodadad
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
Dates: June 11th – 12th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by:Leadership-Tribe
San Antonio, Texas, USA (June)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Michelle Ramirez
Location: San Antonio, Texas USA
Dates: June 15th – 16th 2020, “Training from the BACK of the Room”
Sponsored by: Appddiction Studio, LLC

London, England, UK (June)

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainers – Rickard Jones & John Barratt
Location: London, England, UK
Dates: June 16th – 17th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Agile Affinity

JULY 2020

Hilversum, Netherlands (July)

Facilitators: TRB Certified Trainer Evelien Roos
Location: Hilversum, Netherlands
Dates: July 2nd – 3rd 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Xebia

London, England, UK (July)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Ben Maynard
Location: London, England, UK
Dates: July 13th – 14th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Adventures with Agile

Orlando, Florida, USA (July)

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainer Anil Jaising & Kriti Jaising
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Dates: July 18th – 19th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room  (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Concepts & Beyond Inc.

San Antonio, Texas, USA (July) 
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Dr. Jimmie Flores
Location: San Antonio, Texas USA
Dates: July 22nd – 23rd 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Kool Derby Academy

AUGUST 2020

Atlanta, Georgia, USA (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Rob Smith
Location:  Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Dates: August 1st – 2nd 2020; Training from the Back of the Room
Sponsored by: Agile Destinations 

Houston, Texas, USA (August 2020)
Facilitators: TRB Certified Trainers Sabine Khan and Matthew Hughes
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Dates: August 5th – 6th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room 
Sacramento, California, USA (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Karen L Bruns
Location: Sacramento, California, USA
Dates: August 8th – August 9th, 2020; Training From the BACK of the Room (super early-bird, early-bird, and group discounts available – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Monarch Agile Solutions

Louisville, Kentucky, USA (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Nicole Fleming
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Dates: August 11th – 12th 2020; “Training from the BACK of the Room” (early bird and 3-day package TBR/TCC pricing offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC

Trainer Certification Course (TCC)
Louisville, Kentucky, USA (August)

TCC Certifier: Nicole Fleming
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Dates: August 13, 2020; Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: The 2-day TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for the TCC. The TCC is limited to 12 participants and there are 4 TBR/TCC package seats left. Please contact Nicole at nicole@flemingservices.biz for more information about this TCC.

Copenhagen, Denmark (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Rune Hansen
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Dates: August 18th – 19th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: The Change Group

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Angela Johnson
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Dates: August 20th – 21st 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room  
Sponsored by: Collaborative Leadership Team

Porto, Portugal (August)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Justyna Pindel
Location: Porto, Portugal
Dates: August 27th – 28th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Wawel Hill

SEPTEMBER 2020

New York City, New York, USA (September)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Matt Khodadad
Location: New York City, New York, USA
Dates: September 11th – 12th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room  (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by:Leadership-Tribe
Dallas, Texas, USA (September)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Rob Smith
Location:  Dallas, Texas, USA
Dates: September 12th – 13th 2020; Training from the Back of the Room
Sponsored by: Agile Destinations

Irvine, California, USA (September)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Victor Bonacci
Location: Irvine, California, USA
Dates: September 15th – 16th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (super early-bird and early-bird discounts offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Rocket Nine Solutions

Vienna, Austria (September)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
Location: Vienna, Austria
Dates: September 15th – 16th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Agile Experts

London, England, UK (September)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Jean-Paul Bayley
Location: London, England, UK
Dates: September 28th – 29th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Actineo Consulting LLP

OCTOBER 2020

RESCHEDULED DATES:
Kraków, Poland (October)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Justyna Pindel
Location: Kraków, Poland
Dates: October 5th – 6th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Wawel Hill

Cologne, Germany (October)
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Thorsten Oliver Kalnin
Location: Cologne, Germany
Dates: October 15th – 16th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Lisbon, Portugal (October)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Gereon Hermkes
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Dates: October 17th – 18th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird discount offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Teamflow 

NOVEMBER 2020

London, England, UK (November)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Ben Maynard
Location: London, England, UK
Dates: November 2nd – 3rd 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Adventures with Agile

Chicago, Illinois, USA (November)
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Rob Smith
Location:  Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dates: November 7th – 8th 2020; Training from the Back of the Room
Sponsored by: Agile Destinations
RESCHEDULED DATES:
Berlin, Germany (November)
Language: German

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Julian Kea
Location: Berlin, Germany
Dates: November 9th – 10th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special available – see registration page)
Sponsored by: [ki:]®Learning
Note: This class will be taught in German.

DECEMBER 2020

Tampa, Florida USA (December)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Nicole Fleming
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Dates: December 1st – 2nd 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: Early-bird and group pricing discounts are available. There is also special pricing for the TBR/TCC 3-day package, December 1st – 3rd. Please see the registration page or contact TBR Certified Trainer/TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at nicole@flemingservices.biz  for more information.
Trainer Certification Course (TCC)
Tampa, Florida, USA (December)

TCC Certifier: Nicole Fleming
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Date: December 3rd 2020; Trainer Certification Course
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Notes: There is special pricing available for the TBR/TCC 3-day package, December 1st – 3rd. Please see the TBR registration page for December 1st – 2nd, or contact TBR Certified Trainer/TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at nicole@flemingservices.biz  for more information. The TBR Practitioner Class is a prerequisite for the TCC.
Los Angeles, California, USA (December)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Victor Bonacci
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Dates: December 16th – 17th 2020; Training from the BACK of the Room (super early-bird and early-bird discounts offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Rocket Nine Solutions

2021 PUBLIC CLASSES

MARCH 2021

Denver, Colorado, USA (March 2021)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Nicole Fleming
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Dates: March 10th – 11th 2021; “Training from the BACK of the Room” (early bird  and 3-day package TBR/TCC available – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Fleming Services, LLC
Note: A possible Trainer Certification Course (TCC) may follow this TBR Practitioner Class on March 12th 2021. For more information, please contact TCC Certifier Nicole Fleming at Nicole@flemingservices.biz.

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For more information about the TBR Certified Trainers who are facilitating the above classes, click HERE.
For descriptions of the TBR Practitioner Class and the Trainer Certification Course (TCC), click HERE.

 

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Do you have another specific question for us? Please contact Sharon at SBowperson@gmail.com, or call Bowperson Publishing & Training at 775-749-5247 for more information.

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