Nowadays, QA professionals have to test a software application across many devices, platforms, and browsers within a short amount of time. Also, they have to perform the tests under varying user conditions to assess the user experience delivered by the software precisely. At the same time, they also need to keep track of the emerging test automation tools and software testing trends. That is why; QA professionals must attend software testing conferences regularly to discuss varying software testing topics and tools with other testers and industry leaders. Each QA professional also has option to attend a number of software testing conferences based on his current geographic location and work schedules.
7 Software Testing Conferences QA Professionals Should Attend in 2017
Schedule: 7th May 2017 to 12th May 2017
Location: Orlando, FL
The annual software testing conference includes pre-conference training, tutorials, keynotes, concurrent sessions, and leadership summit. The QA professionals must STAREAST 2017 to discuss a variety of software testing topics and trends. Also, they will get an opportunity to discuss these software testing topics and trends with other software testing professionals and industry leaders.
Schedule: 4th June 2017 to 9th June 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV
The upcoming conference enables QA professionals to attend pre-conference training and tutorials, in addition to concurrent sessions and keynote speeches. The participants can further understand how to implement agile and DevOps processes efficiently by overcoming various bottlenecks. Also, they have option to choose from an array of programs according to their personal preferences and requirements.
Schedule: 7th August 2017 to 11th August 2017
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Most enterprises nowadays adopt agile methodology to simplify and speed up software delivery cycles. The annual conference is dedicated to agile principle. The event aims to bring agile practitioners from various organizations together, and enable them to discuss ideas, best practices, and trends.
4) CAST 2017
Schedule: 16th August 2017 to 18th August 2017
Location: Gaylord Opryland hotel in Nashville, Tennessee
The 12th annual conference focuses on the tactical work required to make software testing effective, influential, and excellent. The QA professional can always consider attending CAST 2017 to learn the testing practices and know the emerging test automation tools and techniques. Also, they can identify the emerging trends in software testing.
Schedule: 12th September 2017 to 17th September 2017
Location: San Jose, CA
The annual event attracts software developers and testers from various regions. The participants attend sessions, training courses, and keynote addresses to know the latest versions of widely used Atlassian products like JIRA software testing tool. At the same time, they also get a chance to discuss agile methodology, DevOps practices, and emerging software testing trends with professionals and practitioners from various organizations.
Schedule: 1st October 2017 to 6th October 2017
Location: Anaheim, CA
Like STAREAST 2017, STARWEST 2017 also consists of pre-conference training, tutorials, keynotes, concurrent sessions, and leadership summit. The annual event further allows QA professionals to discuss a variety of software testing topics with testers from various organizations. At the same time, the participants can enhance their knowledge and skills by attending pre-conference training classes conducted by industry leaders.
Schedule: 13th November 2017 to 17th November 2017
Location: Potsdam, Germany
The event is popularly regarded as Europe’s greatest agile software testing festival. The QA testing professionals can always consider attending Agile Testing Days Conference to get deep insight in software testing and agile excellence. Also, the conference will help participants to understand some of the emerging software testing trends like DevOps, scrum excellence, test automation, mobile app testing, and IoT testing.
On the whole, each QA professional has option to attend a number of software testing conferences in 2017. But a tester may find it difficult to attend software testing conferences due to his geographic location and work schedules. He still needs to explore ways to attend relevant conferences on a regular basis to monitor the emerging trends in software testing.