JUNE 21 – 25, 2020


Join North America's greatest Agile Testing Festival!

Program 2019

  • All levels
  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert
  • Keynote
  • Social

Tutorial Day, June 25

There are 9 full-day tutorials for you to choose from.

You will benefit from each workshop as they are hands-on, provide practical examples and help you adapt the learnings to your everyday work.

Tutorials List

Choose 1 of the 9 full-day tutorials.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Crystal Room - 3rd Floor

Agile Testing Essentials

Agile development is considered “mainstream”, yet many testers joining agile teams feel overwhelmed or frustrated. Many “agile” teams still struggle with delivering good-eno...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Kimball Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Automated Test Kata - One Day Workshop

  • Are you baffled about how to contribute to automation efforts?
  • Do you want to learn more about unit testing?
  • Do you just want to have fun testing the hell out of a challenging piece of code?...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Cresthill Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Software investigation & exploration - Supercharging your value

Some people think exploratory testing (ET) is just a test technique, even worse: they claim it is an informal test technique. Exploratory testing is not the same as unstructured or ad-hoc testing. ...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Congress Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Bias in AI: Tools for Algorithmic fairness & accountability

To combat bias, we need systems that provide transparency in algorithms. These systems would give information on what an algorithm decided and why it made its decision. Including the apparent misst...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Logan Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

8-Bit Pro - Experiential Learning through Gaming

Video Gaming has long been a route into technology careers for many people, yet has often been written off as a wasteful past time. I would argue that this is a false assumption. It’s one of ...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Indiana Room - 3rd Floor

Putting Testing Back Into Agile

It is a common misunderstanding that Agile + Testing = Agile Testing.

The misunderstaning comes from the faulty idea that two definitive processes involved in engineering have to be collaborativ...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wilson Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Enabling Continuous Delivery [With Testing]

Anyone can deliver all the time; just push the code to production. That leads to three options:

  • (A) Lot of time in fix/retest land
  • (B) Low quality in production.
  • Option (C) is to reduce r...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Wabash Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Test Management in Agile

System Development has changed due to the introduction of Agile. So test management has to change as well.

In this tutorial you will learn how test management fits in modern system development. ...

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9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Ashland Room - 3rd Floor
Equipment required

Finding Performance Issues Early with JMeter

Performance issues can be difficult to resolve when found late in the software development lifecycle. Using an opensource tool like JMeter to develop, manage and execute load and performance tests ...

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Tutorial Schedule

7:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Registration

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Tutorial - Part 1

10:30 a.m.

Snack Break

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tutorial - Part 2

12:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tutorial - Part 3

3:00 p.m.

Snack Break

3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tutorial - Part 4

5:30 p.m.

45-minute Keynote

5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Real Life is Not An Edge Case

6:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

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