SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

 9th September 

Pre-conference events

Time

Programme

Special Tutorial Sessions

(MSTB Tracks)

0930

Briefing

1000 - 1300

Postgraduate Research Workshop (PRW) @ SOFTEC 2014

Getting Your Message Across: Communications Skills for Testers


Thomas McCoy

Instructional Designer Dept of Social Services, Australia

Test Estimation and Measurement in Practice



Rob Sabourin

Principle Consultant
AmiBug.Com, Inc, Canada

CIO Roundtable @SOFTEC 2014

1300 - 1430

Lunch

1430 – 1700

Postgraduate Research Workshop (PRW) @ SOFTEC 2014 (continued)

Software Test Design Competition Final

 

For more information, email the Conference Secretariat: softec.secretariat@mstb.org

 

By  invitation only

1930 – 2000

Speakers’ Briefing

2000 - 2200

Dinner

  



10th September

Tutorial/ Workshop

 

Time

Track 1A

Track 2A

Track 3A

Track 4A

Track 5A

0845 – 0945

Briefing

Keynote 1

The ROI of Testing

Shaun Bradshaw, VP, Consulting Solutions, Zenergy Technologies, US

1000 - 1300

TMMi Workshop

 

 


Clive Bates

Managing Consultant
Experimentus, UK

Take a Test Drive of Acceptance Test – Driven Development

 

 Ken Pugh

Fellow Consultant
Net Objectives, USA

The Six Trumps:

Meet the DIMWiTS

 

 

Steven ‘Doc’ List

Consultant, US

Innovation Thinking: Evolve and Expand Your Capability

 

 Jennifer Bonine

Vice President
tap|QA, USA

Software Quality Metrics, Systematically Improving Quality


 Philip Lew

CEO,

XBOSoft, US

1300 - 1400

LUNCH

 

Track 1B

Track 2B

Track 3B

Track 4B

Track 5B

1400 – 1700

TMMi Workshop (Continued)

 

 

 

Take a Test Drive of Acceptance Test – Driven Development (Continued)

 

The Six Trumps: Meet the DIMWiTS (Continued)

  

 

Putting Models at the Heart of Testing

 

Paul Gerrard

Principal, Gerrard Consulting, UK

Test Planning & Test Estimation

 

Shaun Bradshaw

VP, Consulting Solutions
Zenergy Technologies, US

 


11th September

Keynotes/Concurrent Sessions

Time  

0900 - 0910

Opening Remarks by MSTB President

0910 - 1010

Keynote 2

The Changing Role of Testers

Paul Gerrard, Principal, Gerrard Consulting, UK

1010 – 1040

AM Break

 

TRACK 1

TRACK 2

TRACK 3

TRACK 4

1040 - 1125

CS1A

Effectively Communicating  With Acceptance Test

 

Ken Pugh

Fellow Consultant
Net Objectives, USA

CS2A

The Silent Assassin – Have you seen any?

 

Clive Bates

Managing Consultant
Experimentus, UK

CS3A

Managing with Metrics

 

 

Shaun Bradshaw

VP, Consulting Solutions
Zenergy Technologies, US

 CS4A

Improving Mobile App UX, Don't Just Satisfy Users

 

Philip Lew

CEO,

XBOSoft, US

1125 - 1215

CS1B

The Art of Testing Transformation: Blending Technology with Cutting Edge Processes

 

Jennifer Bonine

Vice President
tap|QA Inc, USA

CS2B

Wrapping Your Brain Around Agile Testing

 

 

Steven ‘Doc’ List

Consultant, US

CS3B

Auto Testing Life Cycle

 


Devabalan Theyventheran

Head, Transformation Office and Business Process Dev. CIMB, Malaysia

CS4B

Maintaining Product Quality through certification

  


Herman Tahir/C.C Pang

Q-Laboratory

1215 - 1300

CS1C

Essential Characteristics As A Software Tester. Is it For You?


Arina Ramlee

CEO, Cyberfield Technologies Sdn Bhd

CS2C

Usability testing: a non-functional technique every tester should know about

 

Thomas McCoy

Instructional Designer

Dept of Social Services, Aus

CS3C

Competency Metric for Software Test Professional: An MSTH Perspectives

 

Dr Mohd Zaliman Mohd Yusoff/Assoc. Prof. Dr Roslan Ismail

UNITEN

CS4C

Introduction to Combinatorial Testing

 


Mark Kiemele

President and Co-founder
Air Academy Associates, US

1300 - 1415

LUNCH

1415 - 1515

Keynote 3

TESTimonial 360:A Fully Illustrated 360 degree view of Software Testing

Rob Sabourine

Principle Consultant, AmiBug.Com, Canada

1515 - 1615

Panel Discussion: 3600 Testing

Prof Jasbir Dhaliwal (Chair)

Rob Sabourin (AmiiBug.com)

Paul Gerrard (Gerrard Consulting)

Devabalan Theyventheran (CIMB)

1615 - 1645

PM Break

1645 - 1730

 

Software Test Design Competition Prize – giving

PRW – Best Paper Awards

Closing Remarks


Disclaimer: Conference programme may change without notice.