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Networking Events

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 14 • 4:30pm–6:30pm

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 15 and Thursday, October 16 • 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 14–Thursday, October 16

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.


Wednesday,October 15 and Thursday, October 16

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 Lab area at the conference to test some code and have some fun at the same time!

Presenter One-on-One

Wednesday, October 15 and Thursday, October 16

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 15 • 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 15 and Thursday, October 16

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 15-16, 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 15
 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 16