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2014 Programme Announcement with Paul Gerrard

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View the webinar here: http://www.eurostarconferences.com/community/member/webinar-archive/webinar-96-2014-programme-announcement-with-paul-gerrard

Conference Chair 2014, Paul Gerrard, walks us through the programme for the upcoming conference in Dublin on November 24-27th.

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2014 Programme Announcement with Paul Gerrard

  1. 1. Programme Presenting the 2014 www.eurostarconferences.com By Programme Chair Paul Gerrard
  2. 2. www.eurostarconferences.com Theme Diversity, Innovation & leadership @esconfs #esconfs Venue The Convention Centre, Dublin. 24-27 November 2014
  3. 3. Join the conversation on Twitter #esconfs @esconfs @paul_gerrard www.eurostarconferences.com Continue the conversation with Paul on Twitter after the webinar! @esconfs #esconfs
  4. 4. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs Visit TESTHuddle.com to join the EuroSTAR 2014 discussion Discussion
  5. 5. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs Theme Diversity, Innovation, Leadership ‘tell us your story’
  6. 6. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs Programme Committee Mike Jarred, Pusser Janvit, Paul Gerrard (Chair), Alexandra Casapu & Henk van Merode In Galway
  7. 7. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs Reviewers (45) Alexandra Rotaru ● Alon Linetzki ● Amy Phillips ● Anand Ramdeo ● Anna Baik ● Bob Van de Burgt ● Bram Bronneberg ● Derk-Jan de Grood ● Dorothy Graham ● Edwin van Loon ● Erkki Poyhonen ● Fabian Scarano ● Felienne Hermans ● Graham Freeburn ● Graham Thomas ● Ian Howles ● Ian McCowatt ● Iris Pinkster ● Isabel Evans ● James Lyndsay ● Jean-Paul Varwijk ● Jos van Rooyen ● Kari Kakkonen ● Kees Blokland ● Kristoffer Nordström ● Matthias Rasking ● Mette Bruhn-Pedersen ● Michael Pilaeten ● Michael Felderer ● Morten Hougaard ● Nathalie van Delft ● Nayani Ranasinghe ● Per Klingnäs ● Peter Zimmerer ● Peter Morgan ● Peter Walen ● Richard Bradshaw ● Rik Marselis ● Rohit Garg ● Ruud Cox ● Saksham Sarode ● Seth Okai ● Soile Sainio ● Srikanth Krishnan ● Stevan Zivanovic ● Trude Britt Rosendal ● Zeger van Hese Thank-You!
  8. 8. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs The task • 5 Full Day Tutorials • 6 Half Day Tutorials 457 submissions • 40 Track Sessions • 3 Active Workshops 6 World Class Keynotes
  9. 9. • 57 tutorial submissions • Only 11 could be selected • 400 track, discussion and special session submissions • Only 43 could be selected • 3140 (blind) reviews were performed; every submission reviewed 6-8 times • 1st draft program selected from top 50 scoring submissions • Check, after check after check (15 of them, I think) • Topic areas, levels, duplicate company, paths, new speakers.... • Endless reshuffling of the programme • Some talks dropped out, new ones popped off the stack • The Programme Committee, Lorraine, Siobhan were fantastic. (Thank-you) www.eurostarconferences.com Process
  10. 10. www.eurostarconferences.com 5 Full-Day Tutorials Tut E: Key Test Design Techniques - Lee Copeland Tut C: Test Strategy – Next Level - Rikard Edgren Tub B: Agile Testing: Advanced Topics - Janet Gregory Tut A: Test Management in a Changing World - Bob van de Burgt & Iris Pinkster - O'Riordain Tut D: Inspiring Testing - Leadership Workshop – Fiona Charles
  11. 11. www.eurostarconferences.com 6 Half-Day Tutorials Tut K: Robotic Testing - Anne-Marie Charrett Tut J: Agile Testing - Preventing Defects over Finding Failures - Colm OhEocha Tut H: Test Automation Patterns – Dot Graham & Seretta Gamba Tut G: Thinking Skills: Bridging Skills from Theory to Practical Use - Karen Johnson Tut F: BDD Fundamentals – Aslak Hellesøy Tut I: What's The Problem? Delivering Solid Problem Reports - Michael Bolton
  12. 12. www.eurostarconferences.com 6 World Class Keynotes K6: Exploring Diversity, Innovation and Leadership - Zeger van Hese K5: "The Sound of Testing" - Daniel Maslyn K3: Restore to Factory Settings: What to do When a Change Programme Goes Wrong - Isabel Evans K2: Continuous Delivery and DevOps: Moving From Staged to Pervasive Testing - Rob Lambert K1: The Internet of Things - It's Coming! - Professor Andy Stanford-Clark K4: "Software Talks - Are You Listening?” - Julian Harty
  13. 13. Track Sessions Wednesday @esconfs #esconfs • Team Work • Test Management • Finding Value • Lean • Leadership • Innovative Testing • Passionate Testing • Agile Innovation • Team Building Topics Covered • Mobile • Test Experiences • Skills • Automation • Security • Personal Stories • Test Strategy • People • Data
  14. 14. • More women; more new faces; more diversity; seven ‘double-acts’ • 16 countries represented Holland • France • Israel • Romania • Australia • Ukraine • USA • Austria • UK Sweden • Ireland • Germany • Belgium • Norway • Denmark • Canada • Agile, mobile, automation, security, people, skills, leadership • Internet of Things, self-management, big data, getting rid of (central) QA, storytelling, gamification, programming for testers • Poetry, girl-power, passionate dating, testers who sing, software that talks, ordering pizza, animal management and dog-bones. www.eurostarconferences.com Highlights
  15. 15. www.eurostarconferences.com Active Workshops AW3: Don’t Leave until you have all the Answers. - Derk-Jan de Grood AW2: Are You a Leader? - Kateryna Shevchenko AW1: Programming for Testers – It is easy! - Graham Thomas @esconfs #esconfs
  16. 16. www.eurostarconferences.com Theme Diversity, Innovation & leadership @esconfs #esconfs Come to Dublin! The Convention Centre, Dublin. 24-27 November 2014
  17. 17. www.eurostarconferences.com Register Now For more information go to www.eurostarconferences.com Plus Make even bigger savings when you register for our Group discount where every 5th attendee goes free!@esconfs #esconfs
  18. 18. www.eurostarconferences.com @esconfs #esconfs Visit TESTHuddle.com to join the EuroSTAR 2014 discussion Discussion

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