The first day of the Australian Testing Days 2016 event is a conference, while the second day will offer a choice of full-day workshops.

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers at the conference will be Michael Bolton and Anne-Marie Charrett!


Day 1 – conference (20th May)

9.00-9.15 Kickoff & welcome from conference organizers
9.15-10.15 The Rapid Software Testing Guide to What You Meant to Say
Michael Bolton, Canada
10.15-10.45 Morning tea & networking
10.45-11.30 Transformation of a QA Department

Michele Cross, Australia

Reaching Beyond Performance in an Agile World

Oliver Erlewein, New Zealand

11.30-12.15 It takes a village to raise a tester

Catherine Karena, Australia

Testing your Driven Development

Hamish Tedeschi, Australia

12.15-1.15 Lunch
1.15-2.15 Software Cartography (…or how to build multidimensional information radiators)

Aaron Hodder, New Zealand

The School of Rock – CDT Uncut

Brian Osman, Australia

2.15-3.00 How to Build a Guild

James Kitney, Australia

Testing web services and microservices

Katrina Clokie, New Zealand

3.00-3.30 Afternoon tea & networking
3.30-4.00 Lightning talks
4.00-4.45 A Test Management Retrospective
Anne-Marie Charrett, Australia
4.45-5.00 Closing remarks
5.00-6.00 Drinks reception


Day 2 – workshops (21st May)




Full Day
9.00 – 4.30
Exploratory Testing Lee Hawkins
Paul Seaman
Full Day
9.00 – 4.30
Ruby For Testers Scott Miles
Full Day
9.00 – 4.30
Coaching Testers Anne-Marie Charrett
Full Day
9.00 – 4.30
Web and Mobile Security Santhosh Tuppad