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Networking Events

Welcome Reception & Karaoke Jam Session

Tuesday, October 1 • 4:30pm–6:30pm

Kick off the conference with a welcome reception! Mingle with experts and colleagues while enjoying complimentary food and beverages. Immediately following the welcome reception you will be able to unleash your inner rock star at our Karaoke Jam Session.

Meet the Speakers at Lunch

Wednesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 3 • 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!

Bookstore & Speaker Book Signings

Tuesday, October 1Thursday, October 3

Purchase popular industry books—many authored by STARWEST speakers—from BreakPoint Books. Authors are available for questions and book signings during session breaks and Expo hours.

STARWEST Test-a-thon

Wednesday,October 2 and Thursday, October 3

STARWEST has teamed up with Humanitarian Toolbox to help test the code in applications that have become vital resources for many disaster relief organizations. Make a difference and stop by the test-a-thon area at the conference to test some code and have some fun at the same time!

Presenter One-on-One

Wednesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 3

STARWEST offers the unique opportunity to schedule a 15-minute, one-on-one session with a STARWEST 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 2 • 5:30pm–6:30pm

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 2 and Thursday, October 3

At the STARWEST Expo, you can visit the top industry providers offering the latest in testing solutions.

  • Explore this one-of-a-kind Expo, October 2-3, 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 2
 and 3:30pm–6:30pm

Expo Reception 
5:30pm–6:30pm - 
All attendees are invited to the Expo reception for complimentary food and beverages.

Thursday, October 3