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Lady Bird Lake looks like a river running through the heart of downtown Austin, but it’s actually one of six reservoirs created by damming the Colorado River (the Texas one, not the big one). It’s named for Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Johnson and advocate for wildflowers and highway beautification. 

That's Not a River; It's Lady Bird Lake

Austin has a LOT of coffee shops. You won’t have trouble finding one since they’re all over the place. It can be confusing with so many to pick from so I’ve put together a short list of some of my favorites that are near the JW Marriott (JW). 

I Need Coffee!

When y’all arrive… Car rentals are available at the airport, but you really don’t need a car unless you plan to do a lot of driving in Austin and are willing to pay to park your car downtown.

Getting Around Austin

Many consider tacos to be their own food group. In Austin, we couldn’t agree more.

Austin Eats! Taco Edition

Yes, Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World (more about that, I promise), but this city offers so much more. Stand-up comedy, dancing, haunted city tours, and karaoke (ok, I guess that is music-ish) are some ways to keep busy at night after Gathering events. 

Austin Nightlife

Call for Papers for the Austin Scrum Gathering. What makes a great presentation?

What makes a great presentation?

What’s new? Call for Papers for Global Scrum Gathering Austin (and the release of our new submission system!)

What’s new? Call for Papers for Global Scrum Gathering Austin

With Global SCRUM GATHERING® Minneapolis 2018 right around the corner, we’d like to introduce you to your North America Gathering Team (NAGT) for the 2019 Gathering in Austin, Texas!

SGAUS19 News to the World

When Erika Flora, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, stumbled across the North American Gathering Team (NAGT) planning session for Global Scrum Gathering℠ Austin (SGAUS19), she thought, “Wow, that looks really fun.”

A Newbie’s Experience Serving on the North American Scrum Gathering (NAGT)

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