2016 Conference Schedule

7:00 – 8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00

Opening Keynote
Karen Johnson

How Nancy Drew Prepared me to Become a Software Tester

9:00 – 9:15


9:15 – 10:15 Automation Architecture – One that works!

Bhupesh Dahal

Mobile Test Automation – Laying the right foundation

Ramesh Krish

Developing a Successful Test Automation Strategy

Brian Bayer

(Almost) Everything I know about testing I learned playing poker

Matthew Eakin

10:15 – 10:30


10:30 – 11:30 Interview Hustle – stand out by being better prepared than your competition

Warren Watkins

Feeding Your Automated Tests: A Practical Demo

Joseph Beale

Making QA Strategic – Let’s Get Real

Panel Discussion

Testing Web Services

Stan Jónsson

11:30 – 12:30


12:30 – 1:30 How Do I Reach the Congregation When I’m Preaching to the Choir?

Rob Bowyer & Erik Davis

Docker for Test Engineers

Donavan Stanley

The Limits of Unit Testing and How to Exceed Them

Craig Stuntz

Big Data: Hadoop and MapReduce – new age tools for aid to testing and QA

Aditya Garg

1:30 – 1:45


1:45 – 2:45 Building Competency Through Social Science

Joseph Ours

Sustainable Automation Frameworks

Kelsey Shannahan

Agile-Test Evolution: Changing Test Strategy Over Time

Matthew Heusser

Integration testing is hard

Bramha Ghosh

2:45 – 3:00


3:00 – 4:00 A Paradigm Shift in Quality Engineering

Dmitry Sharkov

Test Automation in the “Microservice” Oriented Enterprise

Shawn Wallace

Discover the Power of Pair Testing!!!

Pradeepa Narayanaswamy

The 30 Best, Free Testing Tools in 60 Minutes

Jess Lancaster

4:00 – 4:15


4:15 – 5:15

Closing Keynote
Bramha Ghosh

Ensuring What is Grounded in Why