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Pre-event Registration

 

SOFTEC Asia 2015 Registration counters will be opened on September 6, 2015 (Sun) and September 7, 2015 (Mon).

Delegates are encouraged to come for advanced registration to facilitate smooth flow of events during conference days.

 

 

Pre-event activities (Monday, September 7, 2015) - by invitation only

              1. Test Design Competition 2015 Finals

              2. Postgraduate Research Workshop


 

Special Feature:

Testers Sandbox (on-site Test Lab) by Bart Knaack

9th – 10th September

 

 

 Workshop (DAY 1, Sept 8, 2015)

 


TRACK 1

TRACK 2

TRACK 3

TRACK 4

TRACK 5

TRACK 6

TRACK 7

TRACK 8

TRACK 9

TRACK 10

0900

 Tutorial 1


ImproveAbility Model


Morten Korsaa

Whitebox Aps, Denmark




Tutorial 2


Measurement and Metrics for Test Managers


Rob Sabourin

AmiBug.Com, Canada

 Tutorial 3


The Warrior Tester


Mette Bruhn Pedersen

Bruhn-Pedersen Consulting, Denmark

Brian Robinson

Test Practitioners, UK

Tutorial 4A

 

Risk-based Testing

Clive Bates

Experimentus, UK

Tutorial 5A


Introduction to Scientific Test Analysis and Design Techniques (STADT)


Dr Mark Kiemele

 Air Academy Associates, USA

 Tutorial 6


Test Automation Patterns (Management, Process, Design and Execution)


Dorothy Graham

Test Consultant, UK

Seretta Gamba

Steria Mummert, Germany


Important:  

Notebook PC/ internet-enabled device is required for this track.

 Track 7A

 

Building a Robust Test Industry for the Future 

 

Jon Hagar

Grand Software Testing, USA

Tutorial 8A


New model of testing 


Paul Gerrard

Gerrard Consulting, UK












Important:  

Notebook PC/ internet-enabled device is required for this track.


 Tutorial 9


Lean Management


Bart Knaack

Professional Testing, USA

Tutorial 10

 

Testing and Test Control Notation (TTCN-3)

 

Axel Rennoch

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

1300 - 400

Lunch

 

 

 

1400

Tutorial 4B

 

Reviews – eliminating defects early

 

Clive Bates

Experimentus, UK

Tutorial 5B


First Step in Software Test Architecure Design


Dr Nishi Yasuharu

University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan


Tutorial 7B

 

Quality of Embedded Computer Systems on RTOS


Chiaki Ishikawa

YRP Uiquitous Networking Laboratory, Japan

 

 

 

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Conference (DAY 2, Sept 9, 2015)

 

0900

Introduction by Emcee

0915

Welcome note from MSTB

Keynote 1: Spearheading Business of Testing by Gualtiero Bazzana, ISTQB

1015

Morning Break

1045

Official Opening

Welcome Remarks

Speech by Guest-of-Honour

Keynote 2  The Emerging World of the IoT - What it is, and what it means for testing by Prof Ken Sakamura, University of Tokyo, Japan

1245

Lunch

Concurrent Tracks

CT1

CT2

CT3

CT4

1400

A

Testing Skills Needed for an Expanding IT Economy

 

Jon Hagar

Grand Software Testing, USA


Function Points & Requirements - the basis for a sound software program


Morten Korsaa

Whitebox Aps, Denmark

Testing Business Mentoring


Gualtiero Bazzana

ISTQB


Industrial relevance and benefits of standardized test descriptions


Axel Rennoch

Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany


1450

B

SQA, Testing and SCM - What are the differences

Laura Hagar

Grand Software Testing, USA

The Tester's Role in Agile Planning


Rob Sabourin

AmiBug.Com, Canada

Success after Failure


Clive Bates

Experimentus, UK

1540

Afternoon Break

1600

Keynote 3: Intelligent Mistakes in Test Automation by Dorothy Graham, Test Practioner, UK

1700

Panel Discussion 1 : Spearheading Business of Testing

Moderator:

Michael Cornelius, MSTB

Panelists:

Gualtiero Bazzana, ISTQB

Prof Jasbir Dhaliwal, University of Memphis, USA

Dorothy Graham, Test Practitioner, UK

 END of Day 2

 

 

 Conference (DAY 3, Sept 10, 2015)



0900

Introduction by Emcee

0905

Keynote 4SMAC your testing - How Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud technologies are reshaping QA and testing 

by John Fodeh, Cognizant, Denmark

1005

Morning Break

Concurrent Tracks

CT5

CT6

CT7

C8

1030

​A Risk-based Testing

 

John Fodeh

Cognizant, Denmark

Don't Believe Your Self

 

Brian Robinson

Test Practioner, UK

When testing becomes the risk

 

Bart Knaack

Professional Testing, USA

The Past, Present and Future of Testing

Dorothy Graham 

Test Practioner, UK

1120 ​B
10 Common Attacks on the Test Manager

 

Bart Knaack

Professional Testing, USA


Test Automation Workshop

 

Seretta Gamba

Steria Mummert, Germany

&

Dorothy Graham

Test Practioner, UK

1210

C

 

Going Agile - Tips for succesful agile transformation

 

John Fodeh

Cognizant, Denmark 

 

IVV Handbook for Malaysia

 

Prof Jasbir Dhaliwal

University of memphis, USA


State of the Automation
Paul Gerrard
Gerrard Consulting, UK

1300

LUNCH

 

1400

Keynote 5 – How to Test Internt of Everything by Paul Gerrard, Gerrard Consulting, UK

1500

Keynote 6 – The Evolution of Test and  Evaluation in National Defense by Dr Mark Kiemele, Air Academy Associates, USA

1600

Afternoon Break

1630

 

Panel Discussion 2: ROI of Testing

 

Moderator:

   Jon Hagar, Grand Software Testing, USA

Panellists:

Dr Mark Kiemele, Air Academy Associates, USA

Mette Bruhn-Pedersen, Bruhn-Pedersen Consulting, Denmark

Dr Nishi Yasuharu, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan

1730

Closing & Prize giving

END of SOFTEC Asia 2015

 

NOTE: Programme may change without prior notice.