Background

This event is co-located with Agile Transition & Transformation and DevOps Summit.  Delegates may attend any sessions from these conferences.

Testers have always been at the coal face of ensuring that “stuff works as it should”. Currently, QA professionals are becoming concerned about the perceived gap between their own competencies and what their organisations are demanding from them. Digital strategies and their supporting infrastructures are being implemented with increasing rapidity; new frameworks and technologies such as Agile, DevOps , IoT, Robotics.

Consequently, the requirements for testing and quality assurance are changing. Is there anything different in the actual testing of new digital products, new interfaces with clients which must always provide the optimum user experience?  How are testers coping?  What are the stories coming in?  What is working well and what can be done better?

At Testing Summit, we address all these questions and provide guidance and inspiration to bridge the gap. This event puts the emphasis on how to demonstrate and nurture thought leadership in this area. The day is aligned to our clients’ business objectives and investments, to provide sustained benefits & improved ROI.

We have a joint morning session with DevOps Summit and Agile Transition and Transformations and the Round Table session is the last of the joint morning session of the three co-located events. This session is for 45 minutes. The speaker at each table will have a set theme and delegates join any table that they are interested in. This is a discussion group and so no presentation slides are necessary. Please submit a topic if you would like to chair a discussion on a topic related to Agile, Testing and DevOps.

Topics to be covered:

  • The evolving role of the tester
  • Exploratory testing
  • Collaboration between testers and developers
  • Testing Blockchain applications
  • Agile Manual Testing
  • Agile Testing
  • Test Automation tools
  • Performance Testing
  • Testing in the world of IoT
  • VR Testing
  • Testing AI applications

Benefits of attending:

  • Share ideas and brainstorm new approaches
  • Meet executives and professionals from your same industry area
  • Develop and benchmark your working Strategies
  • Take away insights and lessons from presentations not specifically focused on your main interest area
  • Learn from subject experts addressing topical issues
  • Learn from others’ best practices, ideas and expertise
  • Discover latest technical skills, tools, tips and tricks in the industry
  • Hear about new developments in Testing, Agile and DevOps
  • Discussion and networking are encouraged via Q&A sessions after the presentations and during the breaks
  • Discover latest technical skills, tools, tips and tricks in the industry.

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Call for Participation

We are inviting speakers – thought leaders, subject experts and start up entrepreneurs – to share their knowledge and enthusiasm about their work and their vision in the field of Testing.

Please complete the speaker’s response form and submit a proposal to present at this event.

Code of Conduct & Diversity

UNICOM’s Code of Conduct & Views on Diversity

We at UNICOM strive to be a leading provider of knowledge to the business community and to engage the global business community as a specialised provider of knowledge. We strive to do this maintaining a culture of co-operation, commitment and trust. We want every UNICOM conference and training day to be a safe and productive environment for everyone – a place to share research and innovation and to build professional networks. To that end, we will enforce a code of conduct throughout all our events. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Our approach is that our events are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity or religion. We do not tolerate intimidation, stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of sessions or events, and unwelcome physical contact or sexual attention. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, Twitter and other online media. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers. Please bring your concerns to the immediate attention of the event staff.

Diversity: In our endeavour to be the provider of knowledge to the business community, we understand that this depends on hearing from and listening to a variety of perspectives that come from people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, religions, sexual orientation, and military service. We welcome diverse speakers for all our events, we do not always fully achieve this goal, but it is an ongoing process.

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Programme

Speakers

Dan Hooper

Managing Director and Co-founder, Piccadilly Group

Parveen Khan

Senior Test Engineer, Scott Logic

Carlos Kidman

QA Manager, Jane.com, USA

Olav Maassen

Enterprise Account Director, CollabNet VersionOne

Narayanan Palani

Chapter Lead -Quality Engineering, Lloyds Banking Group

Alexandra Pitkevich

Blockchain Lead, Accenture Gallia

Niranjalee Rajaratne

Head of Quality Assurance and Delivery, Third Bridge

Zuzana “Zuzi” Šochová

Independent Agile coach and trainer

Steve Watson

Senior Test Manager, Octopus Labs

Jonathon Wright

Digital Therapist, Digital Assured

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