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Software Testing Conference

October 2–7, 2016 | Anaheim, CA

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The Premier Event for Software Testing and QA Professionals

STARWEST is one of the longest-running, and most respected conferences on software testing and quality assurance. The event week features over 100 learning and networking opportunities and covers a wide variety of some of the most in-demand topics.

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Pre-Conference Training & Certification

Enhance your conference experience by attending one of our pre-conference training classes.

  • Agile Tester Certification
  • Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level
  • Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile
  • Mastering HP LoadRunner® for Performance Testing
  • Mobile Application Testing
  • Python for Testers
  • Integrating Test with a DevOps Approach
  • Real-World Software Testing with Microsoft Visual Studio®
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Looking for in-depth discussions on specific testing topics? STARWEST offers a full day packed with half- and full-day tutorial formats.

Tutorial sessions allow you to focus on a particular area of interest so that you can learn to make improvements to everyday processes in the areas that matter most to you.

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The Testing & Quality Leadership Summit

Bring your difficult issues and challenges to the Testing & Quality Leadership Summit where you can draw on the knowledge and experience of these leaders and your fellow participants who may have already faced and solved some of your issues.

You’ll hear what’s working—and not working—and have the opportunity to share your experiences and successes.

Conference Highlights

  • Pre-conference training classes
  • In-depth half- and full-day tutorials
  • Keynotes featuring recognized thought-leaders
  • Concurrent sessions covering major issues and solutions
  • The Expo, bringing you the latest in software development solutions
  • Networking events: receptions, breakfasts, breaks, and lunches included
  • A full day to explore unique challenges at the Testing & Quality Leadership Summit
  • “1st time at a conference. So interesting to learn about the various topics—wonderful speakers. Loved it! Thank you.”
    Shelia Pike — Outrigger Enterprises Group
  • “Tons of great ideas and concepts I can take back with me and share with my organization. I loved networking with other QA to discuss problems and solutions.”
    Brian Kitchener — Pearson eCollege
  • “The tutorials were top-notch content and an excellent value.”
    Will Foy — United Guaranty Corporation

Explore Top Solution Providers at The Expo

Top Technologies and Tools All Under One Roof!

CA Technologies

Apica System logo
Cognizant Technology Solutions logo
Keynote Mobile Testing | SIGOS
Parasoft logo
TestPlant logo
ThinkSys logo

Delphix logo
Microsoft logo
Mobile Labs Inc. logo
Perfecto logo
Sauce Labs logo
SmartBear Software logo
tap|QA logo
TurnKey Solutions logo

AgreeYa Solutions
Amazon logo
Applitools - Automated Visual Testing logo
ASTQB logo
Checkpoint Technologies logo
Experitest logo
iSQI, Inc. - Interanational Software Quality Institute logo
LogiGear Corpoartion logo
Microexcel, Inc. logo
Neotys logo
OpKey logo
QASource logo
QASymphony logo
Ranorex Inc. logo
Remote TestKit logo
Seapine Software logo
SQE Training logo
TechExcel — Silver (2012)
Torana Inc.
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