Upcoming QA Conferences You Must Attend in 2020

Tova Kwiat
Tova KwiatMarketing Operations and Communications Specialist | January 22, 2020

QA Managers, are you overwhelmed by the amount of conferences that go on each year? Having a hard time deciding which ones are actually worth your time? 

Here is a list of the top conferences that will be worth your time, with a description of each conference to help you narrow it down further.

Software Quality Days 2020

Where? Vienna, Austria

When? January 14-17, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? This conference focuses on Quality Intelligence: Software Quality in the absence of well defined requirements. In this conference you will have access to 5 tracks – scientific track, solution provider forum, as well as 3 practical tracks.

Find out more here: https://www.software-quality-days.com/en/

Automation Guild 2020

Where? Online

When? February 3-5, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team?  In this online conference you will learn the best secrets from experts to help you with your automated testing efforts. You will even be able to ask questions live! After the event, you will receive the recordings so that you will be able to listen to them at your convenience and share them with your team.

Find out more here: https://guildconferences.com/conferences/automation-2020/

European Testing Conference 2020

Where? Amsterdam, Netherlands

When? February 6-7, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team?  Are you a tester looking to learn about advanced new methods to make your testing more effective, as well as enrich your understanding of fundamental methods to grow a stronger community? If you fit that criteria, then this conference is exactly what you’re looking for.

Find out more here: https://europeantestingconference.eu/2020/

Triangle Software Quality Association

Where? Durham, North Carolina

When? February 26-27, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? The TSQA 2020 conference will feature internationally-known speakers and workshop leaders sharing cutting-edge knowledge, emerging technologies and trends in the QA industry. This conference includes workshops that allow you to participate in discussion as well as spend time networking.

Find out more here: http://tisqa.org/

STPCon 2020

Where? San Diego, California

When? March 30-April 2, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? This conference is the one to go to if you want to gather with other high-level professionals to network, learn about new techniques, tools, and emerging trends, and gain industry insight that you won’t find anywhere else. This is where test leadership, management, and strategy converge. The hottest topics in the industry are covered including agile testing, performance testing, test automation, AI, machine learning, mobile application testing, and test team leadership and management.

Find out more here: https://www.stpcon.com/

SauceCon 2020

Where?  Austin, Texas

When? April 27 – April 29, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? Come join other automated testing teams from all over the world to learn from everyone the best way to level up your automated testing and continuous delivery skills.

Find out more here: https://saucecon.com/

Test and Quality Summit

Where? Dublin, Ireland

When? April 29, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team?  This Summit is in collaboration with EuroStar Software Testing Conferences and will teach you all about new trends in software testing and quality assurance and how you can implement them in your workplace. This year’s topic includes AI, Test Automation, SaFe, Valuing your Role and more!

Find out more here: https://testqualitysummit.com/

deliver:Agile 2020

Where? Columbus, Ohio

When? April 29- May 1, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? deliver:Agile 2020 is a place where you will learn from world class experts how best to evolve your Agile engineering habits  in light of these new capabilities and emerging technologies. During the conference you will be able to immerse yourself in this deeply engaging experience which unites software engineering and architectural ideas under the umbrella of Agile thinking.

Find out more here: https://www.agilealliance.org/deliveragile-2020/

National Software Testing Conference 2020

Where? The British Museum, London

When? May 27-28, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team?  This conference is for professionals who understand that testing within SDLC is very important and want to listen to presentations from winners of The European Software Testing Awards. It’s a great way to get access to the latest analysis and ground breaking research from authoritative sources.

Find out more here: https://www.softwaretestingnews.co.uk/products/national-software-testing-conference/

Nordic Testing Days

Where? Tallinn, Estonia

When? June 3-5, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? Nordic Testing Days is an annual conference primarily aimed at software testers but also at everyone who is interested in dipping their toes into testing and contributing to smoother software development cycle and quality.

Find out more here: https://nordictestingdays.eu/

Selenium Conference 2020

Where? Bengaluru, India

When? June 18-20, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? This is 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.

Find out more here: https://2020.seleniumconf.in/

STARWest 2020

Where? Anaheim, California

When? October 4-9, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? StarWest is 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. Definitely not one to miss!

Find out more here: https://starwest.techwell.com/

Agile Testing Days

Where? Potsdam, Germany

When? November 8-13, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? The Agile Testing Days Conference is a festival for the agile community to network and get deep insights in testing & agile excellence. You’ll learn about topics including but not limited to Artificial Intelligence, Agile Leadership, Test Automation, Agile Transformation, Modern Test Management, and API Testing

Find out more here: https://agiletestingdays.com/

EuroStar 2020

Where? Antwerp, Belgium

When? November 16-19, 2020

What’s in it for me and my team? Since 1993, EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference has been the go-to software testing community where European software testers and quality assurance professionals can collaborate, share knowledge and fulfill their professional potential. 

Find out more here: https://conference.eurostarsoftwaretesting.com/