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About

Asbury Agile is a one day, single track conference for web professionals and students happening on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 at Watermark in Asbury Park, NJ.

The goal of Asbury Agile is to bring together the Jersey web community down the Jersey Shore to hang out in an informal and friendly environment, 2 stories above the Asbury Park boardwalk, overlooking the ocean, to learn, network and share experiences.

A successful Asbury Agile contributes to the growth of the tech community at the Jersey Shore and surrounding areas, promotes “best practices” in application design, development, & marketing, and showcases local people and businesses in the community (NJ, NYC, Philadelphia).

It's a small conference (approx. 100 attendees) with a relaxed, informal feel inspired by conferences like Brooklyn Beta.

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Asbury Agile is a collaboration between Kevin Fricovsky and Bret Morgan, with help from the crew.

Special thanks to the speakers, sponsors and partners for supporting Asbury Agile, and to Watermark for hosting the event.


Founders

Kevin Fricovsky

Kevin is the Chief Architect of Web Development and Strategy at Broadway.com. He is also the co-founder of the Django-NYC meetup and co-organizer of the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup, where he initially met Bret. In the past Kevin successfully bootstrapped, and then sold, The Lounge advertising network. He has presented at DjangoCon US 2009, Django-NYC and the Jersey Shore Tech meetups. He was a member of the now defunct This Week in Django podcast, and a contributor to open source projects. When he finds the time Kevin also enjoys writing. Kevin's writing has been featured on Think Vitamin (Teudeux Product Review), Linux Magazine, and he sometimes writes on his blog. These days Kevin spends his time with wife and kids, family, and friends in Monmouth County, NJ. You can find him on Twitter and checkout his site Monty Lounge Industries.

Bret Morgan

I am the co-founder of BandsOnABudget.com, a start-up that makes merchandising simple and affordable for bands, brands, and businesses. I am also a co-founder of Cowerks, Asbury Park NJ's first and only co-working community. In addition, I am the founder and lead developer for DBL Systems, a Ruby on Rails development shop servicing agencies, development shops, & marketing companies based in and around New York City & New Jersey. I am also the founder of the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup, a group aimed at fostering technology and entrepreneurship at the Jersey Shore. Lastly, I am also a co-founder of Asbury Agile, a 1 day, 1 track web and technology conference for makers and doers. In my spare time I practice and teach Ashtanga yoga, surf, rides bicycles, and travel to remote locations of the globe, sometimes all at once.

Crew

Amy Felton-Toth

Amy is a graduate student at New Jersey City University, studying for the Masters in Professional Security Studies, along with recently completing the ISSO Standard 4014 Entry Level certification for information security professionals. A lifelong resident of Monmouth County, she is also a member of the Jersey Shore Tech Meetup. Amy is passionate about social media and visual arts management with projects for The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art,FilmOneFest and Harry Matti Hukkinen, etc. Personal interests include videography, contemporary sculpture and geek parenting.






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