In 2023, more QA testing conferences are safely being conducted in person, and opportunities for joining conferences worldwide through a mixture of in-person, online, and VR continue to grow.
Check back for more testing conference updates as schedules are solidified!
Dates: January 15 – 18th, 2023
Location: Round Rock, TX; Online
Dates: February 9, 2023
Location: In-person and Online; Manchester, UK
This convention, available both in-person and online, will feature panels, discussions, and workshops during its one day event. Topics will include: cloud testing, mobile test automation, TDD and BDD, performance testing, among many others!
Dates: February 22-24, 2023
Location: Montreal, Canada
ConFoo is a conference for web developers to hone their skills and learn about new developments in DevOps, security, and tests and quality. This conference will have 155 presentations and enables attendees to create their own conference schedule by choosing which presentations they’d like to attend.
Dates: February 23, 2023
Location: In-person and Online; Bengaluru, India
If you were unable to attend this Unicom conference earlier in February, there is another opportunity to attend online or in Bengaluru, India! This convention, available both in-person and online, will feature panels, discussions, and workshops during its one day event. Topics will include: cloud testing, mobile test automation, TDD and BDD, performance testing, among many others!
Dates: February 24-26, 2023
This workshop-only conference is being held virtually, and will have over 20 workshops to attend and numerous speakers. Topics will cover themes such as automation, exploratory testing, security testing, and more.
Dates: March 15-16, 2023
Axe-Con focuses on digital accessibility, and is free to register! This conference will cover topics on digital accessibility, talks with experts on case studies and best practices from leaders in accessibility, as well as interactive online sessions. Don’t miss this opportunity hosted by Deque!
Dates: March 27-29, 2023
QCon London is an opportunity for attendees to learn emerging trends in testing, attend workshops on best practices, and participate in speaking engagements. The conference can be attended in person at their London location, or online.
The QA Financial Forum Chicago 2023
Dates: April 4, 2023
Location: Chicago, IL
As FinTech continues to grow in 2022, this conference is a great opportunity for QA professionals to hear from experts in the banking, insurance, and trading venue industries. Outside of networking and information events, there will also be presentations on cutting-edge tools from the world’s most innovative software technology vendors, covering topics such as test data management, automation, and compliance.
Dates: April 19-21, 2023
Location: Washington, D.C.
Inflectracon is a multi-track conference focusing on Agile Testing and DevOps, highlighting Quality, Agility, and Security. While the final schedule is still being solidified, attendees can expect interactive, hands-on workshops, trainings, and keynote speakers.
Dates: April 21, 2023
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
“Quality as a Motto” is the theme for the TestingStage conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, and is open to all testing professionals. The conference will feature 15 top speakers over 16 sessions covering topics in test management, automation, game testing, performance, and security
QA & TEST Safety and Security Online
Dates: April 26-27, 2023
Since 2001, QA&TEST has had an annual conference in Bilbao as the need for a conference that focused on the Safety and Security of testing and development. The embedded conference is held at the end of the year, but the Safety and Security Conference aims to compliment the embedded event and bring together professionals from the world of testing from a variety of industries. Here, these professionals can learn different ways safety and security can be prioritized in their development and testing methodologies.
Dates: April 30 – May 5, 2023
Location: Orlando, FL and Online
Super Early Bird Registration is Open
STAREAST is one of the largest conferences on software testing in the world. This conference is open to developers, testers, business analysts, or anyone who has experience in leading and managing testing efforts. During this conference, attendees will learn about leading innovations, case studies, success stories, and practical lessons in software testing on topics like: Test Strategy, planning, & metrics, continuous testing, agile testing, security testing, AI for testing, exploratory testing, performance & load testing, test leadership, test automation, BDD, TDD, unit testing, testing in DevOps, big data, analytics, and transforming test organizations. This interactive conference has proven to be a great place to meet one-on-one with innovative organizations, network with speakers and attendees, and learn new skills and solutions.
Dates: May 16 – 17, 2023
Location: London, UK
The National Software Testing Conference is supported by TEST Magazine and provides opportunities for networking, workshops, and presentations with invited speakers. This conference is open to all, but geared towards test managers, QA directors, and testing professionals.
Dates: May 22 – 24, 2023
Location: Chicago, IL
Agile Testing Days USA is taking place in Chicago, and will highlight the keynote talks, combo sessions, workshops, and tutorials. This event is open to all software engineers and testing professionals, and offers opportunities to learn and grow.
Dates: May 23-24, 2023
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Online
Twitter: GermanTesting Day
German Testing Day conference is the largest independent software testing conference and will include future-oriented topics from AI to Unit Testing. This conference provides an opportunity for professionals from the QA and business IT sectors to come together–check back for updates to the official schedule!
Dates: May 23-25, 2023
Software Quality Days, one of the largest testing conferences in Europe, focuses on all topics of the software lifecycle. The conference will include keynote speakers, specialist lectures, exhibitions, and tutorials.
Romanian Testing Conference
Dates: June 6-8, 2023
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
This year’s Romanian Testing Conference theme is “Enabling Change,” and will focus on the changes, challenges, and new evolutions is the world of testing. This conference invites participants to discussions about how communication and process improvements in their roles has led to changes in the way they approach testing
Dates: June 13 – 16, 2023
Location: Cologne, Germany
Agile Testing Days is an outdoor event for agile software and QA engineers. The event will have 2 talk tracks and feature 20 expert speakers, and cover topics such as qa testing, automation, and more!
Dates: June 13-16, 2023
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
This conference is dedicated for testers of all levels to collaborate and learn. As the largest testing conference in Europe, EuroStar 2023, will take place at Antwerp Zoo in Belgium. This year, the theme is “Software Development is a Social Activity,” and will focus on collaboration and working as a QA tester. The conference will have over 60 sessions, tutorials, and talks.
Testing United 2023
Location: Bratislava; Online; Miami
Dates: September 4-5, 2023
This 20+ speaker conference will be held in-person in Bratislava, Slovakia and Miami, Fl, and has an extra component for AR/VR for participants to also join in. The topic for this year’s conference is: “2023: Tester’s place in Universe, Metaverse & Beyond” and will focus on the changes the testing community is currently facing.
Dates: October 1 – 6, 2023
Location: Anaheim, CA and Online
Like its STAREAST counterpart, STARWEST is one of the largest conferences on software testing in the world. This conference is open to developers, testers, business analysts, or anyone who has experience in leading and managing testing efforts. During this conference, attendees will learn about leading innovations, case studies, success stories, and practical lessons in software testing on topics like: Test Strategy, planning, & metrics, continuous testing, agile testing, security testing, AI for testing, exploratory testing, performance & load testing, test leadership, test automation, BDD, TDD, unit testing, testing in DevOps, big data, analytics, and transforming test organizations. This interactive conference has proven to be a great place to meet one-on-one with innovative organizations, network with speakers and attendees, and learn new skills and solutions.
Pacific NW Software Quality Conference
Dates: October 9 – 11, 2023
Location: Portland, OR
The theme of this year’s PNSQC is “Amp It Up!” The meaning behind this theme is for QA professionals to discuss ways technology and processes can amplify quality. Overall, exploring where human and software systems come together. This year, the conference will be both in-person in our hometown and also virtual. A three-day event, there will be several tracks, including invited speaker sessions; process and tools; emerging technologies and concepts; management, leadership, and people; and tutorials. With a packed agenda of speaking sessions and hands-on sessions, everyone in QA is bound to come away with some helpful lessons to improve testing strategies at their organization.
Dates: October 10, 2023
A day-long conference, there will be several keynote speaking events about QA engineering, DevOps, and software testing overall. For testers located in Europe, this is an opportunity to network and meet other QA experts. Based in Paris, France, this conference will this conference will take place entirely in French.
Agile Testing Days
Dates: November 13 – 16, 2023
Location: Potsdam, Germany
The counterpart to Agile Testing Days USA, Agile Testing Days is one of the largest conferences in Europe. A typical conference will host around 600 quality assurance testers and software engineers. This year, there are two tracks: Test Automation and Mental Health. A full schedule is available online, which ranges from the intricacies of testing cryptocurrencies to a workshop on mobile accessibility. For QA professionals and software engineers who want to attend the event but cannot in person, there is also an option to buy a Virtual Pass. With the Virtual Pass, attendees can access talks, participate in chats with others, and take advantage of the on-demand access to video for 90 days after the conference.