The Best QA Testing Conferences in 2019

In recent years the number of tech conferences have increased significantly and so have conferences related to the Quality Assurance testing industry. As the QA field continues to grow it can be overwhelming to navigate the best conferences to choose from around the world. So for the second half of 2019 we’ve made a selection of the best testing conferences to attend from San Francisco to London.

 

SEPTEMBER 

STARWEST Testing Conference 

September 29-October 4, Anaheim, CA 

STARWEST’s lengthy schedule gives attendees over 50+ opportunities to learn about various in-demand topics like: Test Automation, Testing in Agile, Security Testing, AI/Machine Learning for Testing, and more! This event will feature 4 keynote speakers and 9 Lightning Keynotes giving attendees the most “bang-for-your-buck” presentation in 5 minutes! The event will also include tutorials, additional choose your own session formats, and pre-conference certifications, so attendees can get the best out of their experience. STARWEST is a jammed packed conference with various topics sure to cater to all types of testing specializations and interests. 

Additional Information: Ticket prices start at $645+ and vary based on the experience desired. There is a Women Who Test event that is free to join if you attend the conference (seat reservation necessary). There are lots of pricing incentives so be sure to check out their package deals. 

For more information about the conference and registration process please visit: 

2019 STARWEST Testing Conference Site

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OCTOBER

SeleniumConf

October 7-8, London, UK 

This conference is designed for attendees of all levels and interests. Although it’s a Selenium conference topics will actually cover a wide range of subjects. In addition to the speakers at the conference, workshops will be held to give step-by-step tutorials for utilizing various automation tools like Selenium and Appium. A common theme within this conference is its ability to work with attendees of all levels. 

Additional Information: Ticket prices will vary. Attendees can choose to attend workshops but tickets are sold for each workshop. Standard conference tickets start at $725USD. 

For more information about the conference please visit: 

SelenumConf London Site

selenium conference 2019

Pacific NW Software Quality Conference

October 14-16, Portland, OR 

PNSQC’s theme for 2019 is “A Culture of Quality.” At this event 4 keynote speakers will address topics like The Culture of Quality Starts with You, Remember This! The Science of Learning and Memory, Testing the Untestable, Surviving the AI Testing Apocalypse. In addition to the 4 technical sessions, attendees will have the option to attend 11 different workshops in a knowledge sharing setting. 

Additional Information: Ticket prices vary based on the experience attendees are looking for. Social events will be available after conference days. 

For more information about the conference and registration process please visit:

2019 Pacific NW Software Quality Conference site

Pacific NW 2019 conference

STARCANADA Testing Conference 

October 20-25, Toronto, Canada

Like the STARWEST conference, STARCANADA will provide attendees with 50+ speakers and sessions to learn various topics within testing. This event will feature 4 keynote speakers and an automation panel face off! The event will also include tutorials, additional choose your own session formats, and pre-conference certifications.

Additional Information: Ticket prices start at $795+ and vary based on the experience desired. There is a Women Who Test event that is free to join if you attend the conference (seat reservation necessary). There are lots of pricing incentives, check out their package deals. 

For more information about the conference and registration process please visit: 

2019 STARCANADA Testing Conference site

Star Canada conference 2019

NOVEMBER 

Ministry of Testing (MOT) – TestBash 

November 6-7, San Francisco, CA 

At the TestBash conference attendees will have access to 17 different talks ranging from API Testing, Automation, Mobile and Security Testing. In addition, this event will also include informative 99-second talks about testing providing knowledge rich sessions to maximize your knowledge on 2019 software testing. 

Additional Information: Ticket prices range from $1,150-$1,400 (scholarships are available). Discounts given to MOT members. Social events to interact with those passionate about software testing. Check out previous 99 second talks on their website to see if this is the right conference for you! International MOT-Test Bash events are also scheduled throughout Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. 

For more information about the talks and registration process please visit:

The Ministry of Testing- 2019 Test Bash Site

 

MOT SF 2019

The QA E-commerce Forum

November 14, New York, NY 

E-commerce testing is growing as fast as e-commerce is seeing success. This conference will specifically target testing areas within e-commerce. One large area that will be discussed is Omni-channel retailing. This area has been one of the fastest growing aspects of e-commerce and will be something testers will need to focus on moving forward. In addition to the extensive topics within e-commerce being discussed, there are multiple leading names speaking on these topics like: Walt Disney Company, Etsy, Walmart, and PepsiCo to name a few. 

Additional Information: This conference is planned so the agenda is already available on their website. Tickets start at $1,500. 

For more information about the speakers and registration process please visit:
The QA E-commerce Forum Site

QA e-com conference

ConTest NYC 2019 

November 20-22, New York, NY

ConTEST NYC is a conference focused on educating attendees on emerging trends and practices within software testing and quality engineering. With over 30+ speakers, workshops, and tutorial masterclasses, attendees will be able to see step-by-step presentations on how to implement new ideas into their testing and listen to speakers talk about cutting edge ideas within the field. 

Additional Information: ConTEST’s detailed conference agenda gives attendees an awesome picture at the structure for the conference. Multiple conference passes gives attendees to choose the best option for the experience they are looking for. Ticket prices starting at $649+. 

For more information about the conference and registration process please visit:
ConTEST NYC 2019 Site

ConTEST NYC 2019

December 

OnlineTestConference 

December 3-4, Online 

Having a hard time fitting all of these conferences into your budget and schedule? Well, here is the solution. This conference will address various topics and allows for attendees to sign on and off as needed. 

Additional Information: This conference is free. 

For more information about the conference and registration please visit: 

The OnlineTestConf Site 

Don’t forget to check out all the MOT events throughout the US and also globally. Many cities also organize QA events. For more information about additional conferences in the technology industry please visit here.

If we missed a QA testing conference please send us a note!

 

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