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Networking Events

NetworkingWelcome Reception
Tuesday, October 17 • 4:30pm–5:30pm
Kick off the conference with a welcome reception! Mingle with experts and colleagues while enjoying complimentary food and beverages.

Meet the Speakers at Lunch
Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 • During Lunch

Meet with industry experts for open discussions in key areas of software testing. On both days, there will be lunch tables designated by topic of interest. Come pose your toughest questions!

Test Lab
Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19
The inaugural STAR
CANADA test lab will take place in partnership with PLATO Testing, an organization truly making a social impact by helping the Aboriginal people of Canada become experts in software testing. In fact, several current Aboriginal testing students from the PLATO Testing organization will be attending STARCANADA on scholarship and assisting other attendees while working in the test lab. So, make a difference and stop by the test lab area at the conference to test some code, support Canadian Aboriginal testers, and have some fun all at the same time! For more details on the test lab, click here.


Presenter One-on-One
Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19
STARCANADA offers the unique opportunity to schedule a 15-minute, one-on-one session with a STARCANADA presenter. Our speakers have years of industry experience and are ready to share their insight with you. Bring your biggest issue, your testing plans, or whatever’s on your mind. Leave with fresh ideas on how to approach your testing challenges. You’ll have the chance to sign up during the conference and get some free consulting!

Expo Reception
Wednesday, October 18 • 5:15pm–6:15pm
Network with peers at the Expo reception and enjoy complimentary food and beverages. Be sure to play the Passport game for your chance to win great prizes!

The Expo
Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19
At the STARCANADA Expo, you can visit the top industry providers offering the latest in testing solutions. Click here for more information.

  • Explore this one-of-a-kind Expo, designed to bring you the latest solutions in testing technologies, software, and tools.

  • Support your software testing efforts by participating in technical presentations and demonstrations conducted throughout the Expo.

  • Meet one-on-one with representatives from some of today’s most progressive and innovative organizations.

Expo Hours

Wednesday, October 18
 and 2:30pm–6:15pm

Expo Reception 
5:15pm–6:15pm - 
All attendees are invited to the Expo reception for complimentary food and beverages.

Thursday, October 19

Women Who Test
Friday, October 20 • 8:30am–4:30pm
Women Who Test is a full-day event for women to learn from and be inspired by each other. Join women test engineers, managers, CEOs, and consultants for some truly inspiring talks and fascinating group work. Registration is free for conference attendees, but you must reserve your seat in advance. Learn more.