National Software Testing Conference

Programme

Taking place over two packed days, the Software Testing Conference NORTH is ideal for all professionals aligned with software testing. Network, learn, swap and share advice, and keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

On each day, there will be three streams, including:


Presentations from top industry experts, including winners and finalists from the prestigious The European Software Testing Awards

Keynote speakers from renowned companies

Interactive executive debates, roundtables and workshops hosted by leading companies

Programme Day 1

DAY 1

Track 1

Track 2

Workshops

Time

Events Centre

(lower ground floor)

Crown Suite

(first floor)

Minister Room

(ground floor)

08:45 - 09:20

Registration

09:25 - 09:30

Welcome from Grant Farrell

09:30 - 10:30

Leigh Rathbone, Test Principal, Shop Direct: Agile tester – you are not alone

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee, networking and exhibition

11:00 - 11:35

Bill Watson, Test Manager, BBC: Outsourced software

Sriram Angajala, QA Lead, Eurostar Trains: Role of automated tests in the continuous delivery pipeline

11:35 - 12:05

Cassy Calvert, Head of Testing, BJSS: Good or Evil? Will AI’s Killer Instinct End Testing as we Know It?

Garry Hallam, Director of Sales Engineering, EMEA at Delphix: DataOps - how to test faster

12:05 - 13:20

Lunch and exhibition

13:20 - 14:20

Keynote: Tom Berry, Test Delivery Manager, Aviva: When worlds collide – how test can succeed in a mixed methodology world

14:20 - 15:00

Mahesh Tanneeru, QA Engineering Lead at Reed Business Information, Getting Test Automation Right To Deliver Quality Software

Suresh Chandra, Head of Testing & Quality Assurance, New Day: Automated Testing in Agile Projects & Behaviour Driven Development

Keith Yorkston, Head of SQS Academy: Everything you wanted to know about security testing but were afraid to ask (90min)

15:00 - 15:20

Refreshments

15:20 - 16:20

Q&A Panel:Measuring software testing; what are the new and best practices?

16:20 - 17:30

Drinks Reception

Programme Day 2

DAY 2

Track 1

Track 2

Workshops

Time

Events Centre

(lower ground floor)

Crown Suite

(first floor)

Minister Room

(ground floor)

08:45 - 09:20

Registration

09:25 - 09:30

Welcome from Grant Farrell

09:30 - 10:30

Keynote: Lee Crossley, QA manager, JP Morgan: The Rise of the Machines

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee, networking and exhibition

11:00 - 11:35

Mark Rice, Business Relationship Manager,Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service: Localisation testing

11:35 - 12:05

Keith Yorkston, Head of SQS Academy: The problem with Risk and Risk-Based Testing

Bernard Jauregui, Cloud Consultant, BJSS: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud

12:05 - 13:20

Lunch and exhibition

13:25 - 14:20

Keynote: Al Lines, QA Manager / Senior Software Engineer, Moodys Investors Services: 21st Century Test Management: A Retrospective

14:20 - 15:00

Leigh Rathbone, Test Principal, Shop Direct: Take the blue pill, or take the red pill, you decide

Building a test community: how and why?

Lee Crossley, QA manager, JP Morgan: Rage Against The Machines (90min)

15:00 - 16:00

Q&A Panel: Is Quality Testing: a debate; the future of testing revisited

16:00 - 16:30

Refreshments

Timetable could be subject to change.

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