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  • 1. Div II on Software & Chennai Chapter Computer Society of India and IEEE Computer Society, Madras Chapter ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Workshop on Software Testing Theme: All Round Testing: State of ART in Software Testing 22nd Feb 2008 (Friday) (09.00 to 17.30 hrs) Venue Days Inn Deccan Plaza 36, Royapettah High Road Chennai - 600 014. ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Software Testing provides a significant opportunity for India. One out of two software test engineers worldwide is actually located in India, spending their time in testing and inventing new ideas to improve the system under test. Over the years, the scope of Software Testing has expanded from purely finding defects manually to a co-ordinated, automated effort in defect prevention and process innovation, harnessing the power of talented and motivated people. This growing importance of Software Testing is reflected in the fact that this has grown to be skill in most demand, with a number of well attended conferences / workshops and certifications to satisfy specific needs of the Testing community. The one day workshop will provide an unique platform to address the multi-dimensional aspects of Software Testing spanning management commitment, process innovation, advances in technology and Human Resources implications. The workshop is supported by an advisory committee consisting of : Mr. Srinivasan Desikan, Author, Advisor, Architect and Adjunct Professor in Software Testing; Mr. K.R. Jayakumar, Director, AmitySoft; Ms. Vanaja Arvind, Managing Director, Thinksoft, Mr. V. N. Mahesh, Executive Director, Maveric Systems, Prof . T. V. Gopal, Anna University (Chennai) and Mr. Bipin Mehta, National Student Co- ordinator, CSI. Mr. Ramesh Gopalswamy, Authour, Consultant and Visiting Professor is the Programme Chairman. With facilitators drawn from the top notch organizations across the country, the event provides a great opportunity to learn about the State of the Art in Software Testing from these highly successful people and organizations. SESSIONS: The sessions in the workshop will cover the entire gamut of SW Testing and include: • Keynote Address: Role of Management in Testing Innovations by Mr. S. Mahalingam, CFO, TCS • Process Innovations in Testing by Mr. Gangadharaiah, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Testing Services, Wipro Technologies • Software Testing-An Engineering View by Mr. T. Ashok, Founder & CEO, Stag Software Pvt. Ltd • Agile Testing by Mr. Naresh Jain, Independent Consultant • User Perspectives on Software Testing by Mr. V. Sankaran, Delivery Head, Thinksoft Global Services Pvt. Ltd • Role of Academia and Certification in Testing by Dr. T. V. Gopal, Prof., Dept. of CSE, Anna University (Chennai) • Presentations by organizations specializing in Software Testing Services & Products such as Thinksoft Global Services, Maveric Systems and Compuware
  • 2. COURSE MATERIAL: Presentations on a CD (subject to the IPR guidelines by the resource persons and their orgainsations), a copy of the best selling, 500 pages book “Software Testing - Principles and Practices” by Mr. Srinivasan Desikan and Mr. Gopalaswamy Ramesh (Priced at Rs. 275). All delegates will also receive a Certificate of Participation. TARGET AUDIENCE: The workshop is designed to appeal to a wide variety of participants and include: Project Managers, Project Leads and Engineers working on product testing as well as on product development, maintenance and support in software product & services organizations and the in house teams of enterprise organizations managing the software applications, Academic Faculty, Researchers and BE/BTech/MCA Students aspiring to join the IT industry. VENUE: Days Inn Deccan Plaza, 36, Royapettah High Road, Chennai - 600 014. DATE & TIMINGS: Friday, 22nd Feb 2008 :: 09.00 to 17.30 hrs PROGRAMME FEE & REGISTRATION • Members of CSI, IEEE & Faculty: Rs. 1250 • Non Members: Rs. 1500 • Student Members of CSI & IEEE: Rs. 600 • Other Students (Non Members): Rs. 750 • Special Package: Five Students & One Faculty from a single college: Rs. 3600. For multiple registrations, pl. photocopy the form. The payment may be combined and made by a single cheque/DD. Registration will be done on first cum first served basis. As seats are limited, early registration is recommended. Last date for Registration: 18th Feb 2008 For registration and other information, please contact Mr. S. Ramasamy, Secretary, CSI Chennai Chapter OR :: Phone: 0 98400 09417 or 044 - 28291987 Mr. H.R. Mohan, Chairman, Div II, CSI & IEEE CS :: Phone: 0 98414 32179 or 044 - 28576411 Mr. Ramesh Gopalaswamy, Program Chair :: Phone: 0 98410 13256 ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION Mr. S. Ramasamy Secretary, CSI Chennai Chapter c/o Integrated Databases India Ltd PM Towers, 5th Floor 37, Greams Road Chennai – 600006
  • 3. Workshop on Software Testing Theme: All Round Testing: State of ART in Software Testing Friday, 22nd Feb 2008 (09.00 to 17.30 hrs) REGISTRATION FORM I am interested in registering for the one day workshop on Software Testing organized by CSI & IEEE CS and to be held at Days Inn Deccan Plaza, Chennai Name: Designation: Organization: Address: Phone: Mobile: E-mail: Cheque / Draft No.: & Date: Amount: Bank: Branch: Signature: DD/Cheque to be drawn in favour of CSI – Chennai Chapter, payable at Chennai. Pl. mail your nominations before 18th Feb 2008 to: Mr. S. Ramasamy Secretary, CSI Chennai Chapter c/o Integrated Databases India Ltd PM Towers, 5th Floor 37, Greams Road Chennai – 600006 (Pl. photocopy the form for multiple registrations) FOR QUERIES IF ANY, PLEASE CONTACT Mr. S. Ramasamy Secretary, CSI Chennai Chapter OR :: 0 98400 09417 or 044 - 28291987 Mr. HR Mohan Chairman, Div II, CSI & IEEE CS :: 0 98414 32179 or 044 - 28576411