Software Testing & QA Conferences in 2020

software testing and QA conferences in 2020

Every year, the software testing and QA industry provides us with the opportunity to upskill, share and network with other industry-leading experts. We’ve created a list of every software testing and QA conference happening around the world in 2020 and will continue to update it throughout the year.

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January 2020

CodeMash
Date: 7-10 January, 2020
Location: Sandusky, Ohio
Website: https://www.codemash.org/
“CodeMash is a conference for developers. We eat, drink and learn about all things code. Do it all in shorts and sandals by a pool.”

DevOps for better software and reproducible research
Date: 9-10 January 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://research-software-reactor.github.io/blog/devops4rse
“An open event for RSEs, researchers and those interested in making research software more robust through DevOps, CI/CD, testing, and automation among other practices. This is an open community event for the community.”

Codefreeze
Date: 11-18 January, 2020
Location: Kiilopää, Finland
Website: https://codefreeze.
“Codefreeze is an unconference with very little structure. Actually, it’s not a conference at all. CodeFreeze is a time and place for software craftspeople to meet. We would like to have likeminded people to gather in one place and have long conversations about our craft over a drink. And to practice our coding skills.”

Testing at the Tavern
Date: 14 January, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.meetup.com/testing-at-the-tavern/
“A casual pub meet up for anyone who wants to talk about software testing, QA, Automation etc. If you've ever wanted advice, to mentor or just to talk about testing in general we are a friendly bunch of IT professionals.”

Leadership Seminar: Managing data for FRTB testing and compliance
Date: 14 January, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/leadership-seminar-managing-data-for-frtb-testing-and-compliance#book-tickets
“Under new Basel rules, we are moving from the world of risk modelling to the world of real-time risk reporting. Capital markets firms are increasingly looking to link their trading desks, in real-time, to their risk engines. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book, which has to be implemented by the bank by January 2022, will require significant upgrading of trading and risk systems, including the key challenge is testing that multiple data streams are being rendered accurately in these systems as well as the dashboards of both traders and risk managers.”

TestNet: Success factors for Test Automation
Date: 14 January, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431251&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“Many organizations have implemented or are working on test automation (TA). What we also see is that by no means all organizations are successful in implementing TA. One of the reasons for this is that the preconditions for implementing TA are not always met. This theme evening starts with a short overview about which forms of TA there are. The participants will then conduct an interactive global scan to see whether their organization meets the preconditions for successful implementation of TA.”

Ministry of Testing: Test Environments Management with Docker Workshop
Date: 14 January, 2020
Location: Online
Website: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/testenvironments/register
"Why do we automate regression tests? One of the reasons may be to save time in comparison to repetitive manual execution of them. What about automating the process of creation and management of test environments? That’s where Infrastructure as Code concept appears. During the Masterclass, you will see how Docker can simplify your everyday work and how Docker can make the management of test environments easier."

Software Quality Days 2020
Date: 14-17 January, 2020
Location: Vienna, Austria
Website: https://www.software-quality-days.com/en/
“Quality Intelligence: Software Quality in the absence of well defined Requirements. One of the biggest conventions in Europe on software quality, returns to Vienna for the eleventh time.”

RoboCon 2020
Date: 14-17 Jan
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Website: https://robocon.io/
“RoboCon is an annual gathering for the Robot Framework community. It provides a great possibility to learn from the experts, hear how the framework is used in different places, and most importantly, meet fellow Robot Framework users as well as its developers.”

ICSTTP 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing, Types and Process
Date: 20-21 January, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/software-testing-types-and-process-conference-in-january-2020-in-london
“ICSTTP 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing, Types and Process aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software Testing, Types and Process.”

AGILE Tampere
Date: 23 January, 2020
Location: Tampere, Finland
Website: https://agiletampere.fi/ 
“Many organisations have jumped on the agile wagon to succeed in the fast-paced digital era and have found that it is relatively easy to ‘do agile’ but much more difficult to delight customers and achieve real business impact. Agile Tampere explores ways to get truly meaningful outcomes and true business agility. You will experience how and why to shake the organisational structures, create agile decision making models and value driven portfolios, make investment decisions, measure the results and lead our people. The list is long but the event is not: it is a carefully built package for your agile needs.”

The QA Financial Forum Milano 2020
Date: 29 January, 2020
Location: Milano, Italy
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-milano-2020
“The number one conference in Italy for QA experts. We will talk about the latest achievements in software testing automation.”

Test Academy Barcelona
Date: 30 January, 2020
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://www.spanishtestacademy.com/barcelona/en.html
“The Test Academy aims to bring together professionals and experts for a day of learning, sharing experiences and meeting new colleagues within the Spanish software testing community. There will be 8 master classes to choose from throughout the day with plenty of time to network with fellow professionals to learn and talk about software testing.”

Agile Testing and DevOps Showcase
Date: 30 January, 2020
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/agile-testing-and-devops-showcase-tickets-71256218267?aff=erelexpmlt
“Agile, Testing and DevOps share environments that facilitate working together. Spurred by greater demand for excellence, these methods are more than simply adopting new tools and processes. The synergy involves building an evolving and a stable Continuous Integration (CI) Infrastructure, as well as an automated pipeline that moves deliverables from development to production to meet users expectations.”

ICSMQM 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Metrics and Quality Management
Date: 30-31 January, 2020
Location: New York
Website: https://waset.org/software-metrics-and-quality-management-conference-in-january-2020-in-new-york
“ICSMQM 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Metrics and Quality Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software Metrics and Quality Management.”

DEWT9 - Dutch Exploratory Workshop on Testing Conference
Date: 31 January - 2 February, 2020
Location: Driebergen, the Netherlands
Website: https://dewt.wordpress.com/
“Testability; A quality aspect which is underestimated!? The peer conferences of the Dutch Exploratory Workshop on Testing are based on the experiences of the participants. Therefore each participant is asked to prepare an experience report on the conference theme. DEWT peer conferences are invitation only.”


February 2020

4th Annual Automation Guild
Date: 1-2 February, 2020
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Website: https://fosdem.org/2020/
“FOSDEM is a free event for software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels.”

Swetugg 2020
Date: 3-4 February, 2020
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Website: https://sessionize.com/swetugg-2020
“Swetugg is a yearly conference for .NET developers, hosted in Stockholm. As usual, we are looking for a variety of different sessions, from introductory level to advanced deep-dives. Our target audience is .NET developers, but we are also looking for topics that are of general interest to developers - be it web, security, testing, agile methodologies or maybe coffee?"

4th Annual Automation Guild
Date: 3-5 February, 2020
Location: Online
Website: https://guildconferences.com/conferences/automation-2020/
“Discover Actionable Automation Awesomeness from 20+ of the Top Experts Who Reveal Their Best Automation Testing Secrets.”

Testing at the Tavern
Date: 5 February, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.meetup.com/testing-at-the-tavern/
“A casual pub meet up for anyone who wants to talk about software testing, QA, Automation etc. If you've ever wanted advice, to mentor or just to talk about testing in general we are a friendly bunch of IT professionals.”

Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit
Date: 6 February, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://1point21gws.com/testingsummit/london/
“Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit will help you get industry best practices in Test Automation and the latest tools and techniques to achieve it.”

Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit
Date: 6 February, 2020
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Website: https://1point21gws.com/testingsummit/chicago/
“Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit will help you get industry best practices in Test Automation and the latest tools and techniques to achieve it.”

European Testing Conference
Date: 6-7 February, 2020
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: https://europeantestingconference.eu/2020/
“Testing is important. This conference is about getting experts and practitioners together to talk, learn and practice the art of testing. We’re looking into advanced new methods into making our testing more effective, as well as enrich our understanding of fundamental methods to grow a stronger community.”

SoCraTes Conference Switzerland 2020 - International Software Craft and Testing Conference
Date: 6-9 February, 2020
Location: Scuol, Switzerland
Website: http://www.socrates-ch.org/
“SoCraTes Conference Switzerland is a Software Craft Un-Conference for those passionate about software development. It provides an ideal setting for speaking to and coding with other talented and engaged developers, letting us learn from and with each other.”

SoCraTes Conference Canaries 2020 - International Software Craft and Testing Conference
Date: 6-9 February, 2020
Location: Tenerife, Canaries
Website: http://www.socrates-ch.org/
“Socrates is about PEOPLE, about ACTION, about FUN. Learn and share new ideas, techniques, languages and frameworks through coding dojos, pair programming, mob programming, discussion groups, presentations, informal conversations. As an unconference itself there is no agenda and there are no speakers before the event starts. Proposals are presented and voted by the participants during the venue.”

QA Symposium 2020
Date: 9 February, 2020
Location: Pune, India
Website: https://www.townscript.com/e/qa-symposium-021404
"Contentserv welcomes all the software professionals to QA Symposium 2020 - a premium single day- single frame Software Testing conference that will provide a platform to learn and connect with the industry experts."

Developer Week
Date: 12-16 February, 2020
Location: San Francisco, California
Website: https://www.developerweek.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwvH5oaSh5gIVWeDtCh1vmAEjEAAYAyAAEgKUOfD_BwE
“Each year, 8,000+ developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, managers and executives from 70+ countries gather in the SF Bay Area — the world’s epicenter of developer innovation — for DeveloperWeek to discover the latest in developer technologies, languages, platforms, and tools.”

ICQAST 2020: 14. International Conference on Quality Assurance and Software Testing
Date: 13-14 February, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/quality-assurance-and-software-testing-conference-in-february-2020-in-london
“ICQAST 2020: 14. International Conference on Quality Assurance and Software Testing aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Quality Assurance and Software Testing.”

DevOps & Test Automation Delivery Excellence Conference
Date: 14-15 February, 2020
Location: Minsk, Belarus
Website: https://delex-conf.com/
“Delex stands for Delivery Excellence. Proper use of Test Automation and DevOps can shift delivery to a new heights. We introduce two-day event filled up with progressive ideas from changemakers and the most inspiring thinkers. Talks on conference will cover different level of Automated Testing, DevOps activities and tools. It is a good platform for professional networking that leaves plenty of space for collaboration!”

DevOps and Test Automation Summit
Date: 20 February, 2020
Location: Dallas, Texas
Website: https://1point21gws.com/testingsummit/dallas/february/
“DevOps and Test Automation Summit will help you get industry best practices in Test Automation and the latest tools and techniques to achieve it.”

Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit
Date: 20 February, 2020
Location: Seattle, Washington
Website: https://www.1point21gws.com/testingsummit/seattle/february/
“Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit will help you get industry best practices in Test Automation and the latest tools and techniques to achieve it.”

Selenium Camp
Date: 21-22 February
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Website: https://seleniumcamp.com/
“Selenium Camp has been founded in 2011 as the first international conference completely devoted to Selenium/WebDriver. Now it is leading test automation conference in Eastern Europe with 2 days full of conference talks and master-classes running in 3+ parallel tracks.” 

MWC Barcelona
Date: 24-27 February, 2020
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Website: https://www.mwcbarcelona.com/
“MWC is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology alongside today’s most influential visionaries.”

QA or the Highway
Date: 25 February, 2020
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Website: https://www.qaorthehighway.com/
“QA or the Highway is a one-day, affordable, regional, professional conference featuring real-world experience and thought leadership in the QA and testing industry.”

TSQA 2020 - Triangle Software Quality Association
Date: 26-27 February, 2020
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Website: https://tisqa-rtp.squarespace.com/
“The Triangle Software Quality Association invites you to participate in the premiere Software Testing conference and workshops in the Carolinas. Come join us for a two-day awesome days exploring the space of testing!”

Geordie Test Atelier
Date: 27 February, 2020
Location: Newcastle, UK
Website: https://geordietestatelier.netlify.com/ 
“Newcastle's first, last and only inclusive, accessible, punk/anarchistic-inspired not-for-profit Software Testing conference. Run by testers, for everyone.”

Global DevOps Summit Bangalore
Date: 27-28 February, 2020
Location: Bangalore, India
Website: https://www.clavent.com/global-devops-summit-bangalore/
“Discussing how DevOps will shape in the next decade. Be there! Global Devops Summit brings together DevOps thought leaders, architects and practitioners who are implementing DevOps principles and practices in Start Ups and in Leading Enterprise companies. Where they will discuss how they drive complex technical and cultural DevOps transformation for large and medium organizations.”

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 28 February, 2020
Location: San Francisco, California
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-san-francisco-2020/
“Test Automation and Digital QA Summit bring together professionals who recognize the crucial importance of software testing within the software development lifecycle. The content is geared towards C-level IT executives, QA directors, Head of Testing, Test Managers, Senior Engineers, and Test Professionals.”

test:fest 2020
Date: 29 February, 2020
Location: Wrocław, Poland
Website: http://testfest.pl/
“test:fest is a conference addressed primarily to numerous Wrocław IT companies and their employees - software quality engineers. In Wrocław, many innovative IT projects are created and are created by experienced specialists with vast knowledge who use modern tools, technologies and techniques.”

TiCCA - Testing in Context Conference Australia
Date: TBC
Location: Australia
Website: https://www.associationforsoftwaretesting.org/conference/ticca19/
“The Association for Software Testing is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the science and practice of software testing according to Context-Driven principles.”


March 2020

QCon London
Date: 2-6 March, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://qconlondon.com/
“QCon London is a conference for senior software engineers and architects on the patterns, practices, and use cases leveraged by the world’s most innovative software shops”

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 3 March, 2020
Location: Los Angeles, California
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-los-angeles-2020/
“Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020 is a single day, single-track event where Quality Assurance Leadership, Management and Strategy converge. The Summit showcases the trends, innovations, and challenges in the emerging world of Software and Automation Testing. The Digital transformation requirements and its focus on Quality Assurance amends the best practices of the Culture, Business Strategy, and Technology.”

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 3 March, 2020
Location: Seattle, Washington
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-seattle-2020/
“The Summit brings together people who are passionate about Automation testing and Quality Assurance in the Digital world. The Summit is a key meeting place for Test Professionals and Executives from leading IT organizations. The event features an inspiring day of talks by professional speakers focused on Test Automation innovation and influence of Digital trends in Quality Assurance.”

Testing at the Tavern
Date: 4 March, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.meetup.com/testing-at-the-tavern/
“A casual pub meet up for anyone who wants to talk about software testing, QA, Automation etc. If you've ever wanted advice, to mentor or just to talk about testing in general we are a friendly bunch of IT professionals.”

Test Academy Valencia
Date: 4 March, 2020
Location: Valencia, Spain
Website: http://www.spanishtestacademy.com/valencia/en.html
“We will be covering the latest trends in software testing, with master clases on QA & Artificial Intelligence, continuous testing, automated web testing, integration testing, exploratory testing, web service testing and agile testing.”

Tesena Fest
Date: 5 March, 2020
Location: Vienna, Austria
Website: https://www.tesena.com/tesena-fest-vienna-2020/ 

“Tesena Fest was created as an open forum to exchange our experiences and discuss the current trends and practices in software testing. We want to bring experts and leaders in QA together so they could present their insights into the emerging topics and share the latest experience from their projects. Since day one, we had the goal to build a brand that is well respected in the testing industry and is dedicated to the newest trends.”

DevOps Gathering 2020
Date: 9-11 March, 2020
Location: Bochum, Germany
Website: https://devops-gathering.io/
“Let’s discuss the hot topics inside the DevOps community and start talking about CNCF-Projects, Container Ecosystems, Kubernetes, Microservices, Serverless, Clouds and everything else regarding the DevOps culture to automate all.”

NDC DevOps 2020
Date: 11-13 March, 2020
Location: Oslo, Norway
Website: https://ndcdevops.com/
“Inspiring developers with the latest trends in software development since 2008”

The QA Financial Forum: London 2020
Date: 12 March, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-london-2020
“Join us at the leading forum for professionals working in quality assurance and testing for software at banks, insurance and asset management companies. Featuring in-depth coverage on technologies for automation and continuous app delivery, including artificial intelligence.”

ICSTM 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing Methods
Date: 12-13 March
Location: Miami, Florida
Website: https://waset.org/software-testing-methods-conference-in-march-2020-in-miami
“ICSTM 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing Methods aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software Testing Methods. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Software Testing Methods.”

QA: Challenge Accepted
Date: 14 March, 2020
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: https://www.qachallengeaccepted.com/

“QA: Challenge Accepted is a conference targeted towards enthusiasts, specialists and managers participating in software testing and software quality assurance."

TestNet: March Theme Evening
Date: 18 March, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431253&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

Booster Conf - The Software Conference for the Whole Team
Date: 18-20 March, 2020
Location: Bergen, Norway
Website: https://2020.boosterconf.no/
“We strongly believe in learning by doing. Join a workshop and bring back practical knowledge to your workplace. Lightning talks are fast-paced 10-minute talks about all the latest trends, buzzwords and more. Short talks are 30-minute talks meant to give you a deeper understanding of a subject and acts as a supplement for our lightning talks. Open spaces is about conversations. Join an open space, or suggest an open space about your favorite topic.”

Swiss Testing Day
Date: 18-20 March, 2020
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Website: https://swisstestingday.ch/en/
“The Swiss Testing Day is a software testing conference that takes place in Zurich, Switzerland with sessions both in English and German. It focuses on practical approaches to software testing with many speakers coming from the industry.”

DOTC Melbourne 2020 - Devops Talks Conferences
Date: 18-20 March, 2020
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Website: https://devops.talksplus.com/au/devops.html
"DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) brings together DevOps leaders, engineers and architects who are implementing DevOps principles and practices in Start Ups and in Leading Enterprise companies. They run technical and cultural DevOps complex transformation for large and medium organizations.”

SQA European Days
Date: 20-21 March, 2020
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Website: https://tisqa-rtp.squarespace.com/
“The conference, as always, will cover a wide range of professional issues related to quality assurance including Techniques and Tools of Software Testing, Automation of Software Testing, Preparation, Training and Management of Test Teams, Quality Assurance Processes in the Company, Test management and outsourcing, Improving Testing Processes and Innovations.”

Agile Testing & Test Automation Conference - London
Date: 23 March 2020
Location: London
Website: https://www.townscript.com/e/agile-testing-test-automation-conference-london-243433
“Acquire knowledge from experts about the most up-to-date software testing technologies, concepts, tools and learn how to equip your team with new methods & a mindset to take your projects to a best level!”

TAIC PART 2020 - Testing: Academia-Industry Collaboration, Practice and Research Techniques
Date: 23 March 2020
Location: Porto, Portugal
Website: http://www2020.taicpart.org/
“The workshop Testing: Academia-Industry Collaboration, Practice and Research Techniques (TAIC PART) is a unique event that provides a stimulating platform to facilitate collaboration between industry and academia on challenging and exciting problems of real-world software testing.”

DOTC Auckland 2020 - DevOps Talks Conference
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Date: 23-25 March
Website: https://devops.talksplus.com/nz/devops.html
“DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) brings together DevOps leaders, engineers and architects who are implementing DevOps principles and practices in Start Ups and in Leading Enterprise companies. They run technical and cultural DevOps complex transformation for large and medium organizations.”

Ministry of Testing: Automation in Testing Course
Location: Brighton, UK
Date: 23-25 March
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/automation-in-testing-3-day-course-23rd-25th-march-2020
“Automation in Testing is a new namespace designed by Richard Bradshaw and Mark Winteringham. The use of automation within testing is changing, and in our opinion, existing terminology such as Test Automation is tarnished and no longer fit for purpose. So instead of having lengthy discussions about what Test Automation is, we’ve created our own namespace which provides a holistic experienced view on how you can and should be utilising automation in your testing."

Ministry of Testing: Testing Essentials Intensive
Location: Brighton, UK
Date: 23-25 March
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/software-testing-essentials-3-day-course-23rd-25th-march-2020

“A three-day intensive training course designed to help you develop essential knowledge and skills in software testing and grow your testing career."

ICST 2020 - IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation
Date: 23-27 March, 2020
Location: Porto, Portugal
Website: https://icst2020.info/
“IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST) 2020 is intended to provide a common forum for researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners throughout the world to present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and applications in the area of Software Testing, Verification and Validation.”

Ankara Testing Days
Date: 24 March, 2020
Location: Ankara, Turkey
Website: https://ankaratestingdays.com/
“This year’s conference motto is “Testing at the spot where Humans and Technology converges!”. With our roster of guest keynotes, experienced practitioners and the experts from different domains, we would like to explore the impact of technology on the human side of software testing and we would like to highlight how testers can transform their organizations into innovative, efficient, and sustainable places of the future.”

TestBash Brighton 2020
Location: Brighton, UK
Date: 26-27 March, 2020
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-brighton-2020
“TestBash Brighton 2020 is set to be our biggest software testing conference to date with a jam-packed five days. We’re opening the week with three 3-day courses by Richard Bradshaw and Mark Winteringham, Janet Gregory, Dan Ashby and Karo Stoltzenburg. We follow that with 10 half-day workshops and a full day Essentials@TestBash workshop. Concluding the week with our beloved single track conference day, TestBash, where we’ll have ten thought-provoking talks and our new Community Space.”

TestingStage 2020
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Date: 26-28 March 2020
Website: https://testingstage.com/
“TestingStage'2020 - for professionals in testing. We invite everyone who is interested in test automation, performance, security, embedded, game testing, and test management. There will be networking, afterparties, and draws of gifts from our partners, but most importantly – high-quality content.”

InSTA 2020 - International Workshop on Software Test Architecture
Location: Port, Portugal
Date: 27 March, 2020
Website: http://aster.or.jp/workshops/insta2020/
“7th International Workshop on Software Test Architecture (InSTA) is the 7th series of international workshop on software test architecture. Software test architecture includes analyses of system under test, approaches to design test cases, and notation of software testing.”

Innovations in Testing
Date: 29 March - 1 April, 2020
Location: San Diego, California
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-london-2020
“Attend Innovations in Testing 2020 to learn how innovation is driving the testing industry toward a new standard of learning, assessment, continued competence, test delivery, security, test-taker experience, and data analytics.”

Open TestCon
Date: 30 March - 31 March, 2020
Location: Beijing, China
Website:
https://opentestcon.org/
“Open TestCon is a software testing event hosted by Red Hat. This event is a catalyst for discussions on a broad range of topics centering around technology testing: everything from test automation and the development of tooling to quality standards, processes, and metrics.”

STPCON - Software Test Professionals Conference
Date: 30 March - 2 April, 2020
Location: San Diego, California
Website: https://www.stpcon.com/
“Attending this conference will help you meet your professional career goals and give you the opportunity to improve your software testing techniques; find the latest tools; discover emerging trends; develop new or improve existing processes; network and gather with other high-level professionals, and gain industry insight you won’t find anywhere else.”

TestCon Moscow 2020
Date: 31 March - 2 April, 2020
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: https://testconf.ru/en-cfp/
“TestCon Moscow 2020 is the testing conference that gathers people willing to engage with the community by sharing knowledge, experience and innovative solutions for the fourth time. This conference is the leading event primarily aimed at Software Testers and Test Analysts, QA Engineers, Developers, Test Managers, Team Leads and anyone willing to learn best practices and make their contribution to the smoother software development cycle and quality.”

Atlassian Summit 2020
Date: 31 March - 2 April, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Website: https://www.atlassian.com/company/events/summit
“Take pre-conference training, attend breakout sessions and join the welcome reception. Deep dive into a full day of product keynotes and breakout sessions featuring new tracks. Explore more sessions and keynotes, and celebrate the end of the week at Bash!”

Test-It Africa
Date: March TBC
Location: Cape Town & Johannesburg
Website: http://testitafrica.com/
“The conference will provide you with the opportunity to grow your knowledge as an IT professional with an interest in software testing. Advance your skills and knowledge in trending areas of technology with insightful topics.”


April 2020

Testing at the Tavern
Date: 1 April, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.meetup.com/testing-at-the-tavern/
“A casual pub meet up for anyone who wants to talk about software testing, QA, Automation etc. If you've ever wanted advice, to mentor or just to talk about testing in general we are a friendly bunch of IT professionals.”

The QA Financial Forum Chicago 2020
Date: 1 April, 2020
Location: Chicago, Illanois
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-chicago-2020
“Software Risk Management and Technologies for Continuous App Delivery.”

ScanAgile2020 - Scandinavian Agile Conference
Date: 1-2 April, 2020
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Website: http://www.scan-agile.org/
“ScanAgile is the most agile conference in Finland. It gathers like minded Agilists from all over the Nordics in one place. The event has been sold out for two years in a row and ScanAgile 2020 will be bigger than ever. The presentations and workshops are suitable for developers, scrum masters, product owners, team leaders, agile coaches, project and program managers, management consultants as well as executives – both private and public sector.”

Journée Française des Tests Logiciels (JFTL) 2020
Date: 6-7 April 2020
Location: Beffroi de Montrouge, France (near Paris)
Website: http://www.cftl.fr/JFTL/accueil/
“The CFTL is organising the 12th edition of the la Journée Française des Tests Logiciels (JFTL), a large gathering of QA professionals from France. There will be 1000+ attendees, 43 sponsors and 16 tracks. The JFTL is the perfect place for French QA professionals looking to meet testing peers and learn the latest industry best practice. The day before (Monday) will be dedicated to workshops and training sessions including topics such as: testing automation, Agile testing, soft skills for testers and more.”

Heisenbug
Date:
8-9 April 2020
Location:
St. Petersburg, Russia
Website:
 https://heisenbug-piter.ru/en/ 
“Heisenbug conference brings together more than 1000 professionals in the field of quality assurance. These professionals are testers, programmers developing tests for their code, engineers in automated and load testing, and team leads willing to improve testing efficiency in their projects. All speakers talk about the most important, practical and hardcore things on software testing"

The Second IEEE International Conference On Artificial Intelligence Testing
Date: 13-16 April, 2020
Location: Oxford, UK
Website: http://ieeeaitests.com/
“This conference provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange novel research results, to articulate the problems and challenges from practices, to deepen our understanding of the subject area with new theories, methodologies, techniques, processes models, etc., and to improve the practices with new tools and resources.”

EPIC Experience - A Celebration of Agile Testing & Automation
Date: 19-23 April, 2020
Location: San Diego, California
Website: https://epic.techwell.com/
“This conference will be the ultimate pairing of agile testing and automation into one epic week! The EPIC Experience conference focuses on practical applications of the knowledge and skills that you and your teams need in an agile world. There will be EPIC interactive training, tutorials, workshops, and sessions—filled with experiential learning and storytelling. Get the tools and methods you need to embed agile thinking and practices successfully into your work, team, and company.”

11th International TestIstanbul Conference
Date: 21 April, 2020
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Website: https://testistanbul.org/
“Robotic Process Automation (RPA) In Testing And Test Automation. Continuous Testing, Continuous Delivery & DevOps”

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 21 April, 2020
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-detroit-2020
“The Summit brings together people who are passionate about Automation testing and Quality Assurance in the Digital world. The Summit is a key meeting place for Test Professionals and Executives from leading IT organizations. The event features an inspiring day of talks by professional speakers focused on Test Automation innovation and influence of Digital trends in Quality Assurance.”

TestNet: April Theme Evening
Date: 21 April, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431253&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

SAEC Days - Safety & Security, Agile Testing, EmBedded Testing, Clean code Days
Date: 21-23 April, 2020
Location: Munich, Germany
Website: https://www.saec-days.de/home.html
“The SAEC Days is a combination of four conferences: Safety & Security, Agile Testing, EmBedded Testing, Clean code Days”

JSHeroes - Open-Source Community Event
Date: 23-24 April, 2020
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Website: https://jsheroes.io/
“Each year at JSHeroes, we pick a couple of topics we want to spotlight. It is not an exhaustive list, but we usually pick themes and topics we wish to raise awareness on, or that we feel need a bit more focus during the event. Nevertheless, JSHeroes is still focused on the technical side, the JavaScript ecosystem and the wonders of the Web.”

ICSSTQA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing and Quality Assurance
Date: 23-24 April, 2020
Location: New York
Website: https://waset.org/software-system-testing-and-quality-assurance-conference-in-april-2020-in-new-york
“ICSSTQA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing and Quality Assurance aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software System Testing and Quality Assurance.”

TestBash Detroit 2020
Date: 23-24 April, 2020
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-detroit-2020
“Ministry of Testing has partnered with the wonderful Hilary Weaver-Robb to bring you a lineup that is sure to bring learning opportunities for people at all levels in their careers. We’re opening the week with the 3-day Automation in Testing course with Richard Bradshaw and Mark Winteringham. We follow that with 3 full-day workshops and conclude the week with our beloved single track conference day, TestBash, where we’ll have nine thought-provoking talks and our Community Space for added learning opportunities in the breaks."

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 24 April, 2020
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-philadelphia-2020/
“The Summit brings together people who are passionate about Automation testing and Quality Assurance in the Digital world. The Summit is a key meeting place for Test Professionals and Executives from leading IT organizations. The event features an inspiring day of talks by professional speakers focused on Test Automation innovation and influence of Digital trends in Quality Assurance.”

SmartBear Connect 2020
Date: 27-28 April, 2020
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://smartbear.com/connect/
“You’ll hear from a combination of software testing industry experts, leaders, founders, and trainers of SmartBear products, practitioners and more! The event will combine SmartBear product training and news, best practices, practical advice, and insight into SmartBear and our strategic direction.”

SauceCon 2020
Date: 27-29 April, 2020
Location: Austin, Texas
Website: https://saucecon.com/
“SauceCon brings together the global community of Sauce Labs users and automated testing experts. Join us April 27-29 in Austin, where teams from around the world will come together to learn from each other and level up their automated testing and continuous delivery skills.”

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 28 April, 2020
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-jersey-2020/
“Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020 is a single day, single track event where Quality Assurance Leadership, Management and Strategy converge. The Summit showcases the trends, innovations and challenges in the emerging world of Software and Automation Testing. The Digital transformation requirements and its focus on Quality Assurance amends the best practices of the Culture, Business Strategy and Technology.”

Test & Quality Summit
Date: 29 April, 2020
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Website: http://www.testqualitysummit.com
“Join world class speakers in Dublin. Learn about new trends in software testing and quality assurance. Tackle potential problems and take solutions back to your workplace.”

Accelerate 2020
Date: 29-30 April, 2020
Location: San Francisco, California
Website: https://www.tricentis.com/accelerate/san-francisco/
“Software testing leaders from around the world will be gathering in San Francisco for Accelerate, North America’s Largest Testing & Automation Conference. With over 2 days of continuous testing sessions—often with three tracks running in parallel and events from morning to late night—Accelerate 2020 is bound to be an unforgettable experience.”

deliver:Agile 2020
Date: 29 April - 1 May, 2020
Location: Columbus, USA
Website: https://www.agilealliance.org/deliveragile-2020/ 
“There is a wealth of new Agile tools, techniques, patterns, and practices. At deliver:Agile 2020, you’ll learn how to best support and evolve your Agile engineering behaviors and habits in light of these new capabilities and emerging technologies. Agile is now a multidisciplinary field that includes Developers and QA, UX Designers, Infrastructure Engineers, Data Scientists, Cloud Specialists, and more. Practitioners from all involved disciplines will gather April 29 – May 1 in Columbus, Ohio to address advances, new challenges and new directions, learn from world-class experts, and practice our craft together.”

Prairie Dev Con
Date: April TBC
Location: Calgary, Canada
Website: http://www.prairiedevcon.com/
“Organizations are looking for ways to increase their employee’s skills while maximizing training and professional development budgets. In 2010 the first Prairie Developer Conference was held in Regina, Saskatchewan to meet this need. It provided a high quality professional development opportunity locally, without the high costs of travel and accommodation typically associated with remote conferences."

Cukenfest London
Date: Spring TBC
Location: London, UK
Website: http://cukenfest.cucumber.io/
“Once a year in London we host a low-key agile and BDD conference. We open our doors to just 120 people to learn and discover new ways to build shared understanding in agile teams”


May 2020

Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020
Date: 1 May, 2020
Location: Washington D.C.
Website: https://www.testingmind.com/event/test-automation-and-digital-qa-summit-washington-d-c-2020/
“Test Automation and Digital QA Summit 2020 is a single day, single track event where Quality Assurance Leadership, Management and Strategy converge. The Summit showcases the trends, innovations, and challenges in the emerging world of Software and Automation Testing. The Digital transformation requirements and its focus on Quality Assurance amends the best practices of the Culture, Business Strategy, and Technology.”

Free STAREAST Virtual Conference
Date: 1-2 May, 2020
Location: Orlando, Florida
Website: https://stareast.techwell.com/program/virtual-conference
“The annual STAREAST Virtual conference streamed live from Orlando, May 1–2, 2019. The live content includes all five keynote presentations, select industry technical presentations, and interviews with hand-picked software industry experts. The virtual conference also offered the ability to chat live during sessions with fellow virtual attendees, and visit the virtual Expo hall to explore the most recent solution provider demos and offerings.”

STAR EAST
Date: 3-8 May, 2020
Location: Orlando, Florida
Website: https://stareast.techwell.com/
“STAREAST—one of the longest-running and most respected conferences on software testing and quality assurance. The event week features over 100 learning and networking opportunities and covers a wide variety of some of the most in-demand topics and testing innovations.”

German Testing Day
Date: 6-7 May, 2020
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Website: https://www.germantestingday.info/german-testing-day-2020
“The German Testing Day is a company-independent conference on software quality assurance and its significance for the entire IT industry. The focus of the conference is the exchange of experiences. The German Testing Day is aimed at all those who are involved in the quality assurance of business IT systems and embedded systems and thus offers an excellent platform for all persons in the IT sector.”

Continuous Lifecycle London 2020 - The DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Containerization Event
Date: 13-15 May, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://continuouslifecycle.london/
“Continuous Lifecycle London brings you together with the finest minds in DevOps, Containers, Continuous Delivery and Cloud Native development. Over three days of conference sessions and hands-on workshops, our speakers will take you through fundamental concepts, analyse real world scenarios, and explore key tools and technologies in depth, so that you can accelerate your own software development and deployment transformation."

Devoxx UK
Date: 13-15 May, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.devoxx.co.uk/ 

“Continuous Lifecycle London brings you together with the finest minds in DevOps, Containers, Continuous Delivery and Cloud Native development. Over three days of conference sessions and hands-on workshops, our speakers will take you through fundamental concepts, analyse real world scenarios, and explore key tools and technologies in depth, so that you can accelerate your own software development and deployment transformation."

TestNet: March Theme Evening
Date: 14 May, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431260&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

React Europe
Date: 14-15 May, 2020
Location: Paris, France
Website: https://www.react-europe.org/
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

SQA Days
Date: 15-16 May, 2020
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: https://sqadays.com/en/index?eventId=79352
“SQA Days is a fine platform for dialogue and share of experience for the people involved in the sphere of software testing. Leading experts will be able to tell about the achievements, show how to use different testing tools, techniques and methodologies effectively. For the beginners, it is a good chance to get new useful acquaintances in the professional environment.”

The National Software Testing Conference 2020
Date: 19-20 May, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.softwaretestingnews.co.uk/products/national-software-testing-conference/
“The National Software Testing Conference is a UK‑based conference that provides the software testing community at home and abroad with practical presentations from the winners of The European Software Testing Awards, and roundtable discussion forums that are facilitated and led by top industry figures.”

ICSSTA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing and Applications
Date: 21-22 May, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/software-system-testing-and-applications-conference-in-may-2020-in-london
“ICSSTA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing and Applications aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software System Testing and Applications.”

ICCCBS 2020: 14. International Conference on Critical Computer-Based Systems
Date: 21-22 May, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/critical-computer-based-systems-conference-in-june-2020-in-london
“ICMDSSM 2020: 14. International Conference on Media Development Software and Systems Modeling aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Media Development Software and Systems Modeling.”

Codemotion Amsterdam
Date: 27-28 May, 2020
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: https://events.codemotion.com/conferences/amsterdam/2020/ 

“Codemotion is the biggest tech conference in Italy and one of the most important in Europe, with a network of more than 30k developers. What are you waiting for to be a Codemotioner?”

TestBash Netherlands 2020
Date: 28-29 May, 2020
Location: Netherlands
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-netherlands-2020
“TestBash, our software testing conference, is returning to the Netherlands for the fourth time on 28-29th May 2020. We're bringing talks, workshops, and exciting surprises back to Utrecht!”

SoCraTes IT 2020 - Software Craftsmanship and Testing Conference
Date: May TBC
Location: Rimini, Italy
Website: http://www.socrates-conference.it/
“Everyone who is concerned with coding, testing, code quality and software craftsmanship. There is no agenda and there are no speakers before the event starts. Proposals are presented during the event itself in the mornings, and voted by the participants right after. Meet us if you want to share your knowledge, experience and expertise!”

I T.A.K.E. Unconference - Innovation Technology. Awareness. Knowledge. Excellence.
Date: May TBC
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Website: https://itakeunconf.com/
“Level-up your tech skills by attending: 30+ Talks & Workshops, 6 keynotes, topics on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, DevOps, Architecture, Microservices, Software Design, Mobile development, Web Security, Quality Practices, Business Analysis, Technical & People Leadership.”

TestingUy
Date: May, TBC
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
Website: https://testinguy.org/
“TestingUy aims to promote testing in Uruguay and in the region, and to create a space for sharing knowledge, experiences, and practices related to testing.”

Australian Test & Tech Automation Conference
Date: May, TBC
Location: Barton, Australia
Website: http://attac.tech/
“WeTest.Athens is the first Software Testing Conference happening in Greece. Our mission is to share knowledge , tech and best practices and create a strong community of Software Test Engineers. For our first year we expect mote than 200 attendees, 2 keynote speakers , international speakers from 5 countries , 2 main event workshops , 1 full day pre-event workshop , 10+ sessions and round table discussions. Our main topics are the latest trends in software testing such as AI , IoT , DevOps , Mobile & Usability testing.”

Prairie Dev Con
Date: April TBC
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Website: 
http://www.prairiedevcon.com/
“Organizations are looking for ways to increase their employee’s skills while maximizing training and professional development budgets. In 2010 the first Prairie Developer Conference was held in Regina, Saskatchewan to meet this need. It provided a high quality professional development opportunity locally, without the high costs of travel and accommodation typically associated with remote conferences."

WOPR - Workshop on Performance and Reliability
Date: TBC
Location: TBC
Website: http://www.performance-workshop.org/
“WOPR is a series of peer workshops for performance engineers & testers, operations planners, development managers, and related professionals. In these workshops, working practitioners share their experiences, which are used to ignite facilitated group discussion. WOPR’s primary focus is on evaluating system performance and reliability. This includes performance measurement, load and stress testing, scalability testing, reliability measurement and evaluation, and system and product certification.”


June 2020

Nordic Testing Days
Date: 3-5 June, 2020
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Website: https://nordictestingdays.eu/
“Nordic Testing Days is an annual conference primarily aimed at software testers. However, during the recent years we have branched out and also welcome others ranging from programmers to UX specialists, project managers to designers etc. In other words, everyone who is interested in dipping their toes into testing and contributing to smoother software development cycle and quality. We believe this will help diversify learning across the board.”

The Digital Transformation Conference 2020
Date: 4 June, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: http://digitaltransformationconf.co.uk/
“The global Digital Transformation Conference returns to London for a sixth time for the 2020 headline event welcoming some of the finest digital business leaders to the stage to share insights on innovation within digital”

ICTSS 2020: 14. International Conference on Testing Software and Systems
Date: 4-5 June, 2020
Location: New York
Website: https://waset.org/testing-software-and-systems-conference-in-june-2020-in-new-york
“ICTSS 2020: 14. International Conference on Testing Software and Systems aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Testing Software and Systems.”

ICSICT 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Integration and Component Testing
Date: 4-5 June, 2020
Location: New York
Website: https://waset.org/software-integration-and-component-testing-conference-in-june-2020-in-new-york
“ICSICT 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Integration and Component Testing aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software Integration and Component Testing.”

Agile + DevOps West Conference
Date: 7-12 June, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Website: https://agiledevopswest.techwell.com/
“Agile + DevOps West brings together practitioners seeking to accelerate the delivery of reliable, secure software applications. Find out how the practice of agile & DevOps brings cross-functional stakeholders together to deliver software with greater speed and agility while meeting quality and security demands. Learn from industry experts how your organization can leverage agile and DevOps concepts to improve deployment frequency and time to market, reduce lead time, and more successfully deliver stable new features.”

Italian Software Testing Forum
Date: 8-10 June, 2020
Location: Milan, Italy
Website: https://www.swtestingforum.org/index.php/it/
“Three days dedicated to the State of the Art, Technologies, Solutions and Experiences to obtain the highest quality of software intensive products and services through new organizational, methodological and technological approaches.”

Craft: Software Delivery Craft Matters
Date: 9-12 June, 2020
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Website: https://craft-conf.com/
“Craft is an inclusive and professional conference about software delivery craft, presenting which mindset, tools, methods and practices should be part of the toolbox of a modern developer and company. We have a holistic view on what is needed for a successful product engineering organisation. Our event is serving as a compass on new technologies and trends where you can learn from top-notch international practitioners in our community.”

The AI and Automation for Mobile Banking and E-commerce Forum 2020
Date: 10 June, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-ai-and-automation-for-mobile-banking-and-e-commerce-forum-2020
“Our 2nd forum that maps the new software technology landscape of open banking and E-commerce and the new benchmarks for mobile app quality assurance.”

DTSB 2020 - Danish Software Testing Board
Date: 10-11 June, 2020
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Website: https://dstb.dk/
“The aim of the Danish Software Testing Board is to be ISTQB's Danish member and thus work to promote the knowledge, dissemination and support of the "ISTQB Certified Tester" in Denmark, and to participate in the further development of ISTQB. DSTB conducts various activities to strengthen companies, organizations and individuals' knowledge and skills in testing and quality assurance of digital systems.”

Romanian Resting Conference
Date: 10-12 June, 2020
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Website: https://romaniatesting.ro/
“Every spring Romanian Testing Conference is the event that gathers hundreds of quality lovers, software testing enthusiasts, manual testers, automation experts, men, females, teenagers, companies, sponsors, people who want to learn more, hear more, interact more, all sharing a common passion – software testing.”

WeTest.Athens
Date: 12 June, 2020
Location: Athens, Greece
Website:https://wetest-athens.gr/
“WeTest.Athens is the first Software Testing Conference happening in Greece. Our mission is to share knowledge , tech and best practices and create a strong community of Software Test Engineers. For our first year we expect mote than 200 attendees, 2 keynote speakers , international speakers from 5 countries , 2 main event workshops , 1 full day pre-event workshop , 10+ sessions and round table discussions. Our main topics are the latest trends in software testing such as AI , IoT , DevOps , Mobile & Usability testing.”

expo:QA’20
Date: 15-17 June, 2020
Location: Madrid, Spain
Website: http://www.expoqa.com/index.html
“expo:QA’20 will run a day of hands-on workshops on the 15th of June and 2 days of talks with 5 tracks of professional presentations and master classes (16th and 17th of June). Three full days all dedicated to Software Testing & Quality Engineering!”

Women of Silicon Roundabout
Date: 16-17 June, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.women-in-technology.com/
“Europe’s biggest celebration of the successes and innovations being engineered by women from across the tech sector!” 

The National DevOps Conference
Date: 16-17 June, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://www.devopsonline.co.uk/national-devops-conference/
“The National DevOps Conference has its finger on the pulse as it is owned and supported by the industry leading news platforms DevOps Online and TEST Magazine, and is produced by the organisers of The DevOps Industry Awards.” 

Test Automation Day
Date: 17-18 June, 2020
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testautomationdays.com/
“In the last decade Test Automation Days has proven to be the key meeting place for the international test automation community. A two day conference filled with innovative and transforming talks, workshops and hands-on experiences. Discover the most up-to-date techniques and test tools, network with over 250 software testing professionals and learn from world’s leading test automation experts.” 

Rebel CON - Cork's Software Engineering Conference
Date: 18-19 June, 2020
Location: Cork City, Ireland
Website: https://rebelcon.io/

“RebelCon 2020 is bigger and better than ever before. Our ethos for our event is Rebel Thinking! Embrace your rebel, dare differently and love what you do. This year we will bring together the software engineering community from across Ireland for a two day extravaganza of workshops, talks, and breakout sessions.” 

The Official European Selenium Conference
Date: 18-20 June, 2020
Location: Bengaluru, India
Website: https://2020.seleniumconf.in/
“A conference that brings together Selenium developers & enthusiasts from around the world to share ideas, socialize, and work together on advancing the present and future of Selenium.”

Agile Testing Days USA
Date: 21-25 June, 2020
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Website: https://agiletestingdays.us/
“The Agile Testing Days USA reach out to all software engineers and testing professionals. The conference provides a fun platform to connect & network in the agile community. Equip your team with new methods & a mindset to take your projects to a new level!”

TestNet: June Theme Evening
Date: 23 June, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431992&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

DevOps Enterprise Summit
Date: 23-25 June, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://events.itrevolution.com/eur
“Join the top technology and business leaders from around the world for 3 days of immersive learning. Experience the unfolding documentary of the ongoing transformations that these leaders are helping drive in their large, complex organizations. Exchange insights with some of the best practitioners and subject matter experts in DevOps who are pioneering the philosophies and practices that work (and conversely, which to avoid.)”

Testing Cup 2020
Date: June TBC
Location: Poland
Website: http://testingcup.pl/
“We aimed to put together a rich and diverse collection of talks that resonate and build into two days of competition, conversation and fascination.”

Leeds Testing Atlier
Date: June TBC
Location: Leeds, UK
Website: https://www.testingatelier.community/
“A free full day testing conference in the city of Leeds. For all involved in testing.”

The Official Appium Conference
Date: June TBC
Location: TBC
Website: https://appiumconf.com/
“Join us for three-full days packed with inspiring and practical talks featuring the Appium team and the world's top mobile testing and automation experts. Gain valuable insight for your own automation strategy, make connections with other Appium users from around the globe and learn from Appium specialists on a variety of topics.”

Leeds Testing Atelier
Date: June TBC
Location: Leeds, UK
Website: https://testingatelier.community/
“The Atelier returns for a day of fun, laughter and learning at Wharf Chambers in the centre of the mighty city of Leeds. There will be talks, workshops, panels, facilitated discussions, games, food, beverages and most importantly, lots of people who care about testing!”

Quality Excites 2020
Date: June TBC
Location: Poland
Website: https://www.qualityexcites.pl/en/
“Quality Excites (QE) is a Polish nationwide conference on software quality, dedicated to the professionals who use the newest technologies and the best practices. Among the QE participants are Quality Assurance engineers, QA testers, developers, project managers and software designers.”

Code Europe
Date: June TBC
Location: Poland, Europe
Website: https://www.codeeurope.pl/
“The largest programming conference in Poland for IT specialists.”

GraphQL Conf
Date: June TBC
Location: Berlin, Germany
Website: https://www.graphqlconf.org/
“Bringing together the global GraphQL community. GraphQL Conf is a non-profit GraphQL conference with speakers from all around the world. Learn about GraphQL best practices from industry experts and become part of the thriving GraphQL community. GraphQL Conf is organized by Prisma and Honeypot.”


July 2020

TESTCON 2020 Bangalore
Date: 1-3 July, 2020
Location: Bangalore, India
Website: https://www.clavent.com/testcon-2020-bangalore/
“Creating the ideal social and learning experience. TESTCON 2020 is all about learning from creators, pioneers and thought leaders. TESTCON 2020 is a series of test automation conferences designed for testers, test leads, test architects, QAs, Test Automation experts, etc.”

Test Automation & QA Conference
Date: 17 July, 2020
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Website: https://www.townscript.com/e/test-automation-qa-conference-melbourne-421423
“Test Automation & QA Conference hosted by Techies Meetup is an ideal platform to educate and involve practitioners and industry experts to meet, exchange ideas and collaborate. Test Automation & QA Conference will be taking place in Melbourne on July 17, 2020 with a focus on inspiring and insightful talks for test automation and quality assurance professionals.”

ISSTA 2020 - International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis
Date: 18-22 July, 2020
Location: Los Angeles, California
Website: https://conf.researchr.org/home/issta-2020
“The ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis is the leading research symposium on software testing and analysis, bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyze and test software systems.”

ICSTRA 2020: 14. International Conference on Security Testing and Risk Assessment
Date: 23-24 July, 2020
Location: London, United Kingdom
Website: https://waset.org/security-testing-and-risk-assessment-conference-in-july-2020-in-london
“ICSTRA 2020: 14. International Conference on Security Testing and Risk Assessment aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Security Testing and Risk Assessment.”

SoCraTes Chile 2020 - International Software Craft and Testing Conference
Date: TBC
Location: Chile
Website: https://www.socrates-conference.cl/
“SoCraTes Conference Chile is a Software Craft Un-Conference for those passionate about software development. It provides an ideal setting for speaking to and coding with other talented and engaged developers, letting us learn from and with each other.”

JSCraftCamp 2019
Date: TBC
Location: Munich, Germany
Website: http://jscraftcamp.org/
“Have you ever struggled with an huge old JavaScript codebase? Or rolled your eyes about an 'undefined' is not a function error? We will discuss which tools, practices and architecture patterns – from continuous integration to modular components – can help to create and maintain long-living, evolvable JavaScript applications.”


August 2020

CAST 2020 - Conference of the Association for Software Testing
Date: 3-6 August, 2020
Location: Austin, Texas
Website: https://www.associationforsoftwaretesting.org/conference/cast2020/
“The Association for Software Testing is dedicated to advancing the understanding of the science and practice of software testing according to Context-Driven principles. CAST 2020 brings together developers, testers, management, and researchers in an exchange of testing practices, theories, and techniques.”

DOTC Singapore 2020 - DevOps Talks Conference
Location: Singapore
Date: 17-19 August, 2020
Website: https://devops.talksplus.com/singapore/devops.html
“DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) brings together DevOps leaders, engineers and architects who are implementing DevOps principles and practices in Start Ups and in Leading Enterprise companies. They run technical and cultural DevOps complex transformation for large and medium organizations.”

SoCraTes 2020 - 10th International Conference for Software Craft and Testing
Location: Soltau, Germany
Date: 29-30 August, 2020
Website: https://www.socrates-conference.de/home
“This event is about the sustainable creation of useful software in a responsible way. It's for everyone who is concerned with coding, testing, code quality and software craft.”

STeP-IN Summit 2020
Date: August TBC
Location: India
Website: https://www.stepinforum.org/index.php#events
“STeP-IN is India’s first and most comprehensive forum exclusively focused on Software Testing. STeP-IN Forum has played a pioneering role in shaping the evolution of Software Testing in India. The numbers reveal the true story!”


September 2020

Softec 2020 Asia - Testing for Business Sustainability
Date: 1-3 September, 2020
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: http://www.qportal.com.my/SitePages/default.aspx
“Today, SOFTEC has grown to become premier software testing event in the Asian region through support from software professionals in Malaysia and other Asian countries.”

TestNet: September Theme Evening
Date: 3 September, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431256&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

KWSQA Targeting Quality 2020
Date: 21-22 September, 2020
Location: Cambridge, UK
Website: https://kwsqa.org/tq2020/
“The KWSQA is pleased to announce that Targeting Quality 2020 will return on September 21st and 22nd at the Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre easily located on Hespeler Road in Cambridge, just off of the 401. Sign up for more information on the event.”

DevOps World Jenkins World
Date: 21-24 September, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Website: https://twitter.com/devopsworldconf?lang=en
“DevOps World Jenkins World brings together DevOps thought leaders, IT executives, continuous delivery practitioners and the Jenkins community and ecosystem in one global event, providing attendees with the opportunity to learn, explore, network face-to-face and help shape the next evolution of Jenkins development and solutions for DevOps.”

DevOps Enterprise Summit
Date: 22-24 September, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Website: https://events.itrevolution.com/us
“Join the top technology and business leaders from around the world for 3 days of immersive learning. Experience the unfolding documentary of the ongoing transformations that these leaders are helping drive in their large, complex organizations. Exchange insights with some of the best practitioners and subject matter experts in DevOps who are pioneering the philosophies and practices that work (and conversely, which to avoid.)”

TACON 2020
Date: 22-24 September, 2020
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Website: https://tacon-konferenz.de/
“The conference TACON is the meeting of experts on the latest developments in test automation. Meanwhile, we have an unbelievable wealth of tools, frameworks, and methods to test software. With their different automation scenarios and solutions, they lead to great lack of planning.”

ICSTPMA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing Process, Methods and Approaches
Date: 24-25 September, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/software-testing-process-methods-and-approaches-conference-in-september-2020-in-london
“ICSTPMA 2020: 14. International Conference on Software Testing Process, Methods and Approaches aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software Testing Process, Methods and Approaches.”

DevTEST Conference NORTH
Date: September TBC
Location: Leeds, UK
Website: https://www.softwaretestingnews.co.uk/products/devtest-conference-north/
“DevTest Conference North is a UK‐based DevOps & Testing conference that provides the DevOps and Software Testing community with an invaluable networking point alongside content and discussion forums that are facilitated and led by top industry figures.This conference ensures that you get access to the latest analysis and ground-breaking research from authoritative sources – which enables you to keep one step ahead of market trends.”

SeeTEST 2020
Date: September TBC
Location: TBC
Website: https://seetest.org/
“Every year the conference’s location is rotated between the countries included in the South East European Testing Board – Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania. In 2018 we had a greatly successful edition in Belgrade, Serbia, with more than 350 participants and this year we’re continuing the tradition in Bucharest.”

SoCraTes Day Berlin - Software Craft and Testing Day
Date: September TBC
Location: Berlin, Germany
Website: http://www.socratesday.berlin/
“Selected people from the communities all over Europe sharing their mindset, their philosophies and their values on software craft and testing with us.”

Test Island 2020
Date: September TBC
Location: Malta
Website: https://www.testisland.com/
“Test Island is a hands-on workshop focused conference. Each workshop will discuss different software testing related topics.” 

Extent 2020 - Software Testing and Trading Technology Trends Conference
Date: September TBC
Location: London, UK
Website: https://extent.exactpro.com/
“An annual forum for sharing innovative trading and post-trade technology ideas and expertise among specialists working in the global financial markets industry. EXTENT-2019 discussed how technology innovation can improve efficiency, increase quality assurance levels and due diligence standards, ensure resiliency and regulatory compliance.”

QA Fest 2020
Date: September TBC
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Website: http://qafest.com/en/
“The largest conference for test and test automation engineers from all over the world. Continuing the tradition, we will meet again in the largest IT city of Ukraine - Kyiv! The event will bring together hundreds of experienced like-minded people, who seek to improve their skill to fit new market requirements and be in trend!”

TestBash Germany 2020
Date: September TBC
Location: Germany
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-germany-2019
“TestBash Germany was back for the third time on 12th - 13th September 2019. It was a fun-filled and jam-packed two days with plenty to learn, much to take home and many opportunities to make new tester friends! We hosted over 200 software testers from across the globe, had 6 amazing workshops, 8 great talks, lots of awesome 99-second talks and plenty of socials. Here's a video of some highlights from the event”

Prairie Dev Con
Date: September TBC
Location: Regina, Canada
Website: 
http://www.prairiedevcon.com/
“Organizations are looking for ways to increase their employee’s skills while maximizing training and professional development budgets. In 2010 the first Prairie Developer Conference was held in Regina, Saskatchewan to meet this need. It provided a high quality professional development opportunity locally, without the high costs of travel and accommodation typically associated with remote conferences."

SwanseaCon 2020
Date: September TBC
Location: Swansea, Wales
Website: https://swanseacon.co.uk/ 

“SwanseaCon is a one day conference aimed for people who help design, develop, test and release quality software as part of an agile team."

React Alicante
Date: September TBC
Location: Alicante, Spain
Website: https://reactalicante.es/

“Would you like to learn about React and React Native? Then you shouldn't miss React Alicante next September! You will have the opportunity to improve your developer skills and meet people from around the world, while enjoying the food and warm weather from the southeast coast of Spain."

JavaScript & React Conf
Date: September TBC
Location: Wrocław, Poland
Website: https://grilljs.com/

“GrillJS is Polish outdoor single-track community-driven conference fully dedicated to ReactJS lib and JavaScript language. The conference will be held in Wrocław in September 7-8. During the two day event we are going to discuss the topics which are the most crucial for JavaScript community, such as: best practices, development process and the future of JavaScript. Come and exchange the knowledge and experience, talk over projects with other JavaScripters in relaxing & enjoyable environment."


October 2020

SeeTEST 2020
Date: 1-2 October, 2020
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: https://seetest.org/
“The South East European Software Testing Conference (SEETEST) 2020 will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 1-2. This year the organizers will have the opportunity to showcase the beautiful home town of Sofia and its beauty, culture and hospitality. Every year the conference’s location is rotated between the countries included in the South East European Testing Board – Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania. In 2019 we visited Bucharest, Romania in a massively successful edition of the conference with more than 400 participants and this year we’re continuing on that path in Sofia.”

Strange Loop 2020
Date: 1-3 October, 2020
Location: St. Louis, Bulgaria
Website: https://www.thestrangeloop.com/
“Meet us in St. Louis to make connections with the creators and users of the languages, libraries, tools, and techniques at the forefront of the industry.”

STAR WEST
Date: 4-9 October, 2020
Location: Anaheim, California
Website: https://starwest.techwell.com/
“STARWEST—one of the longest-running and most respected conferences on software testing and quality assurance. The event week features over 100 learning and networking opportunities and covers a wide variety of some of the most in-demand topics and innovations.”

The QA Financial Forum Paris 2020
Date: 7 October, 2020
Location: Paris, France
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-paris-2020
“The annual QA Financial Forum Paris; now established as the leading US conference for software quality assurance leaders working in banking, insurance and asset management.”

TestNet: October Theme Evening
Date: 7 October, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431991&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

38th Annual Pacific NW Software Quality Conference
Date: 12-14 October 2020
Location: Portland, Oregon
Website: https://www.pnsqc.org/
“At PNSQC, we’re passionate about A Culture of Quality — measuring it, improving it, and even applying it to our everyday lives. Every conference is packed with Keynotes, Invited Speakers, paper presentations, networking activities and workshops.”

Women in Tech Dublin
Date: 15-16 October 2020
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Website: https://www.women-in-tech-dublin.com/
“Ireland’s largest celebration of the successes and innovations being engineered by women from across the tech sector!”

ICSSTVV 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing, Validation and Verification
Date: 22-23 October, 2020
Location: London, UK
Website: https://waset.org/software-system-testing-validation-and-verification-conference-in-october-2020-in-london
“ICSSTVV 2020: 14. International Conference on Software System Testing, Validation and Verification aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Software System Testing, Validation and Verification.”

DevOpsDays Berlin
Date: 28-29 October, 2020
Location: Berlin, Germany
Website: https://devopsdays.org/events/2020-berlin/welcome/
“The Devopsdays Berlin will cover areas like Cloud Platforms, Container Technologies, Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Delivery, Micro-services and more.”

QA & TEST 2020
Date: 28-30 October, 2020
Location: Bilbao, Spain
Website: https://www.qatest.org
“QA&TEST embedded is a yearly event, held in Bilbao since 2001, with the intention to diffuse the latest technological developments in Software Testing and Quality Assurance for embedded and complex systems.”

ASQT Conference for Software Quality, Test and Innovation
Date: 29 October, 2020
Location: Bozen/Bolzano, Italy
Website: http://www.asqt.org/
“The ASQT Conference for Software Quality, Test and Innovation is a conference focused on software testing and software quality that takes place alternatively in Bozen/Bolzano, Italy and Graz, Austria. Most of the talks are in German, but there might be also some English sessions.”

TestWarez 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Poland
Website: https://2019.testwarez.pl/
“Testing in the Digital & Agile & Technical World”

TAPOST 2020 - Theory and Practice of Software Testing
Date: October TBC
Location: Riga, Latvia
Website: http://www.tapost.org/
“TAPOST (Theory and Practice of Software Testing) is an annual international #conference for testing professionals gathering more than 300 participants from #Latvia, Europe and other countries. The objective of this conference is to establish a communication and knowledge sharing on software testing among all types of #IT professionals, researchers and students. Priority is given to the industry experience, frontier theories and practices.”

STAR CANADA 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: TBC
Website: https://conferences.techwell.com/archives/starcanada-2019/
"STARCANADA is part of the STAR family of conferences—one of the longest-running and most respected conferences series on software testing and quality assurance. The event week features over 50 learning and networking opportunities and covers a wide variety of some of the most in-demand topics."

Quest for Quality
Date: October TBC
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Website: https://www.questforquality.eu/
“Quest for Quality is a 2-day forward-thinking annual software QA and testing conference, discussing the latest trends and topics in Artificial Intelligence & Quality Assurance while bringing together international thought leaders addressing latest challenges of new technologies.”

DevOps Summit Amsterdam 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: https://www.devopssummitamsterdam.com/
“Create Business Value through Culture, Leadership & Technology. DevOps Summit Amsterdam brings together Senior (IT) Management and DevOps Practitioners. Learn from and get in touch with DevOps Thought Leaders. Discover the latest trends and leadership practices in DevOps.”

SoCraTes France 2020 - International Conference for Software Craft and Testing
Date: October TBC
Location: France
Website: https://socrates-fr.github.io/
“SoCraTes Conference France is a Software Craft Un-Conference for those passionate about software development. It provides an ideal setting for speaking to and coding with other talented and engaged developers, letting us learn from and with each other.”

UCAAT - User Conference on Advanced Automated Testing
Date: October TBC
Location: Bordeaux, France
Website: https://ucaat.etsi.org/
“Rapid technical advances in IT services, transport (of all kinds), healthcare, finance, telecoms, broadcasting and smart cities are blurring the lines between the verticals. Solutions bringing together previously disparate actors and technologies now need to co-exist and inter operate to an unprecedented extent. This, and the increasing presence of AI, whether it be for the use of AI in testing or the testing of AI systems, brings challenges and opportunities to the entire testing community.”

Agile & Automation Days
Date: October TBC
Location: Gdansk, Poland
Website: http://aadays.pl/
“Nowadays everyone is talking about delivery – how can we deliver, what will be delivered, how fast can it be delivered. Being fast is good, being fast and hitting the right target is perfect. We can reach this only by ensuring quality while we deliver fast. Therefore the topic of this year’s edition is “Delivery at Speed” while not jeopardising the quality.”

ArgenTesting
Date: October TBC
Location: Argentina
Website: https://argentesting.com/
“We are passionate about testing and we look forward to the growth of this activity within the industry. We are convinced that the best way to grow is in community. That is why we generate this space to exchange knowledge and experiences, to build commercial and professional links and to foster a national and international meeting of testers.”

HUSTEF
Date: October TBC
Location: Hungary
Website: https://www.hustef.hu/aboutus2019/
“HUSTEF is one of the premier conferences in Europe for practitioners in all areas related to software testing. The conference was founded in 2011 by the members of the ”Hungarian Testing Board” with the aim to have an annual platform where the best from the software and IT R&D sector can exchange information about new developments in the industry.”

TestCon Europe 2019
Date: October TBC
Location: TBC
Website: https://testcon.lt/
“TestCon Europe is the leading conference for everyone willing to learn testing trends, best practices and make their contribution to the smoother software development cycle and quality. The event provides an excellent platform to keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends, exchange experiences, discuss and deliberate ideas and benefit from networking opportunities.”

QS-TAG: Software QA Day 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: TBC
Website: https://www.qs-tag.de/en/
“Two keynotes, about 60 contributions (lectures, tutorials, workshops) in five parallel tracks, and the accompanying exhibition present strategies, techniques, tools and best practices for efficient testing of software and systems in the field of digitization, IoT and AI in projects of different sizes and industries.”

TestBash New Zealand 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-new-zealand-2019
“TestBash New Zealand 2019, our first software testing conference in New Zealand, took place on 29th October at the beautiful Te Papa Museum in Wellington. It was a fun-filled and jam-packed day with plenty to learn, much to take home and many opportunities to make new tester friends!”

TestBash Australia 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Sydney, Australia
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-australia-2019
“TestBash Australia 2019 software testing conference was run in collaboration with Testing Times in Sydney on 25th October and was our second time down under. It was a roaring success on all fronts as we hosted to a sell-out crowd, had 8 ripper talks, lots of sweet as 99-second talks, pre and post so”

TestBash Manchester 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Manchester, UK
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-manchester-2019
“TestBash Manchester 2019 - our annual our software testing conference up north was hosted at The Lowry on 3rd October 2019. This was our fourth TestBash in Manchester, and for the third year running we sold out! We hosted 250 software testers from across the globe, had 9 great talks, lots of awesome 99-second talks and plenty of socials!”

The official European Selenium conference
Date: October TBC
Location: London, UK
Website: https://seleniumconf.co.uk/ 

“Join us in London for a conference designed for Selenium testers around the world."

SofTest 2020
Date: October TBC
Location: Belfast, USA
Website: http://softtest.ie/

“Software testers conventionally work on line-of-business software produced by professional developers. Yet there is a largely untapped opportunity to apply the special skills of software testing to add value to the business by finding the low-hanging fruit of defects in spreadsheet-based information systems. Excel spreadsheet formulas are programming logic, and often they contain Visual Basic for Applications code which automates their operation further. They are created by people who are not software professionals, and so typically do not follow software engineering practices (e.g. review, testing, audit trail, change control, security). Yet the users trust them enough to apply them to business-critical decisions and reporting."

BTD: Belgium Testing Days
Date: October TBC
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Website:
https://btdconf.org/
"Belgium's most popular International testing Conference. With the world's greatest testers, inspiring tutorials and some amazing networking."


November 2020

Oredev: Developer Conference
Date: 4-6 November, 2020
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Website: https://oredev.org/
“Øredev is the perfect blend, with one day of in-depth pre-conference workshops and three days of sessions, you will get tons of inspiration and learning to keep you creating your best work all year long.

Testing United Prague
Date: 5-6 November, 2020
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Website: https://testingunited.com/
“Testing United is a conference aimed at all levels of testers, test leads, test managers, test consultants and IT employees that come in daily contact with testing teams. The conference unites experts from the extended central Europe region, and thus expands on this idea by periodically rotating the venue between Vienna, Prague and Bratislava.”

Agile Testing Days
Date: 8-13 November, 2020
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Website: https://agiletestingdays.com/
“The Agile Testing Days Conference is a festival for the agile community. Network & get deep insights in testing & agile excellence: Artificial Intelligence, Agile Leadership, Test Automation, Agile Transformation, User Story Splitting, Security Testing, Modern Test Management, API Testing”

The Web Conference - performance.now
Date: 12-13 November, 2020
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: https://perfnow.nl/
“This is a single track conference with world-class speakers covering today’s most important web performance insights.”

EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference 2020
Date: 16-19 November, 2020
Location: Antwerp Zoo, Belgium
Website: https://conference.eurostarsoftwaretesting.com/
“EuroSTAR is an independent and all-inclusive community where Software Testers can collaboratively work towards evolving their profession while fulfilling their professional potential. EuroSTAR welcomes testers through a thriving annual conference.”

TestNet: November Theme Evening
Date: 17 November, 2020
Location: Nieuwegein, Netherlands
Website: https://www.testnet.org/cgi/objects.cgi?site=testnet&id=11431257&conpag=&detail_template=objects_agenda_item
“The theme nights and events are a well-known and appreciated phenomenon within TestNet and the current growth of members has an effect on the number of visitors. For example, we see an average number of visitors above one hundred for a theme evening with outliers towards the two hundred! Every month there is a theme evening."

The QA Financial Forum New York 2020
Date: 18 November, 2020
Location: New York
Website: https://www.qa-financial.com/events/the-qa-financial-forum-new-york-2020
“The fifth annual QA Financial Forum New York; now established as the leading US conference for software quality assurance leaders working in banking, insurance and asset management.”

SoCraTes BE 2020 - Unconference
Date: TBC
Location: La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium
Website: https://socratesbe.org/
“SoCraTes Conference BE is a Software Craft Un-Conference for those passionate about software development. Learn and share new ideas, techniques, languages and frameworks through coding dojos, pair programming, mob programming, groups discussions, presentations, informal conversations.”

AgileCrete Meets SoCraTes 2020 - Unconference
Date: TBC
Location: Kolymbari, Crete
Website: https://agilecrete.org/
“SoCraTes Conference BE is a Software Craft Un-Conference for those passionate about software development. Learn and share new ideas, techniques, languages and frameworks through coding dojos, pair programming, mob programming, groups discussions, presentations, informal conversations.”

Continuous Lifecycle - The Conference for Continuous Delivery and DevOps
Date: TBC
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Website: https://www.continuouslifecycle.de
“Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Container technologies have become an integral part of contemporary professional software development. This not only applies to hip start-ups, web and cloud companies, but also to companies that produce classic enterprise or embedded software.”

ISTA 2020 - Collaborate, Innovate, Master
Date: TBC
Location: Bulgaria
Website: https://www.istacon.org
“Our main goals are to make software test automation role respectable and popular in Bulgaria, to expose the profession to a wider audience through modern communication policies and long term strategy, as well as to attract more people to choose it as a valuable career path and experience.”

Dutch Testing Day (Nederlandse Testdag)
Date: TBC
Location: Netherlands
Website: http://www.testdag.nl/
“For years, the Nederlandse Testdag has been the main event where science, education and the business world share new ideas and insights in the field of testing.”

PSTQB - Testing Portugal Conference 2020
Date: TBC
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Website: https://testingportugal.pstqb.pt/2019/#timeline
“PSTQB aims to develop, promote and foster the qualification and recognition of professionals and testing careers, the debate and sharing of knowledge and experience, research, innovation and standardization in the area and the Portuguese presence in international forums."

Let’s Test 2020 South Africa!
Date: TBC
Location: Gordon’s Bay, South Africa
Website: http://lets-test.com/
“The conference runs for 2.5 days and will have an intentional focus on the craft and community of Context Driven Testing. We will showcase not only South African talent, but also host new and familiar faces and minds from the global community."

FRONT MANIA
Date: TBC
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: https://www.frontmania.com/conference
“FrontMania is a group of people who are crazy about frontend development a.k.a. frontend maniacs. We as a group believe that frontend development should be fun for everyone!”

ConTEST NYC 2020
Date: TBC
Location: New York
Website: https://contest-nyc.testmastersacademy.org/
“We invite YOU to discover emergent trends and practices in software testing and quality engineering, lay your hands and eyes on latest technologies and immerse yourself in the thought leadership of others in 3 unforgettable days at ConTEST NYC.”

Open Mobile & Digital Experience Summit
Date: November, 2020
Location: West Coast, USA
Website: https://events.incite-group.com/oms/
“The Open Mobile & Digital Experience Summit brings together 300+ brands to debate and design the strategies that deliver long-term digital customer acquisition, retention – and growth. It’s time to delight your customers, and thrive – join us in 2020!”

TestBash San Francisco 2020
Date: November, 2020
Location: San Francisco, USA
Website: https://www.ministryoftesting.com/events/testbash-san-francisco-2019
“From our first ever TestBash software testing conference in 2012, we now run several TestBash software testing conferences each year all over the world. Despite this growth, every TestBash still has the same safe and friendly community feel.”

Australian Testing Days 2020
Date: November, 2020
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Website: https://www.australiantestingdays.com/ 
“Many talks or workshops at Australian Testing Days are experience based. What that means is that you don’t just listen to a lecture but also practice the skills so that you can remain hands-on and can apply the acquired skills when you go back to work.”


December 2020

OnlineTestConf
Date: TBC
Location: Online
Website: https://www.onlinetestconf.com/
“OnlineTestConf is a conference that brings all the advantages of attending professional QA related conferences: personal learning, networking etc. without the shortcomings of scheduling, expenses and travel.”

Heisenbug
Date: TBC
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: https://heisenbug-moscow.ru/en/
“Heisenbug conference brings together more than 900 professionals in the field of quality assurance. These professionals are testers, programmers developing tests for their code, engineers in automated and load testing, and team leads willing to improve testing efficiency in their projects. All speakers talk about the most important, practical and hardcore things on software testing.”

DevOpsDays Moscow
Date: TBC
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: https://devopsdays.org/events/2019-moscow/welcome/
“DevOpsDays Moscow will get together up to 500 developers, operations, system engineers, QAs, teamleads and technical leads for discuss their experience and new things in DevOps world. It’s not an ordinary conference about DevOps, it’s a conference that the community organizes for the community.”

#ATAGTR2020 - Agile Testing Alliance Global Testing Retreat 2020
Date: TBC
Location: India
Website: https://gtr.agiletestingalliance.org/
“As the software world grows to be more complex by the day, so do the trends in the testing world. The systems around us getting more and more interwoven, with the advances in technology, the best we can do as testers is to keep learning and advancing. It does seem like a lot of hard work so it is important to take a breath and refresh. For 4 years now Agile Testing Alliance has been bringing to us the perfect platform for us to learn and have fun.”


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