Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Workshop

2019 Programme

Day 1

8:30 – 8:55

Registration

9:00 – 9:05

Welcome from the Head of Content 31 Media Inc

Keynote

9:05 – 9:30

Customer centricity & QA

Chirpa Santhanam
Head of QA
GBG

Breakout Sessions

9:35 – 10:00

Leading Quality: Lessons from 120+ tech companies about delivering great software

Ronald Cummings-John
Co-Founder
Global App Testing

9:35 – 10:00

Agile vs. DevOps For Continuous Testing: How to Optimise Your Pipeline

Tzvika Shahaf
AVP of Engineering
Perfecto

9:35 – 10:00

Testing the Front-End, Back-End, and Everything in Between

Aaron Fox
Technical Product Engineer
SmartBear

9:35 – 10:35

The Real Effectiveness of Automated Testing

Gaurav Kumar
Director
Spoolers Solutions

Breakout Sessions

10:05 – 10:30

Help! I want to be a better tester, but I don’t know what to do…

Steve Watson
Senior Test Manager
Octopus Labs

10:05 – 10:30

The Adaptable Tester

Wayne Tofteroo
Test Centre of Excellence Manager
Welsh Water Dwr Cymru

10:05 – 10:30

Making Products that Matter – Value Driven Development in Practice

Marcel Kwakernaak
QA, Agile & DevOps Consultant
Shell

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee, networking and exhibition

Keynote

11:00 – 11:25

Digital Transformations – What comes after Agile

Rouven Schreck
Head Of Quality Assurance
M&G Prudential

Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 11:55

[The power of Managed USB Hubs] Saving you time and money to improve real device testing

Steve Tyson
Founder
Cambrionix

11:30 – 11:55

Does a QA need to code?

Miro Barsocchi
Software Engineer in test II
Expedia Group

11:30 – 11:55

Automation within VR applications

Kayleigh Oliver
QA and Release Manager
Immerse

11:30 – 12:30

Tuning the modern quality delivery process

Ilya Sakharov
Director of QA
HelloFresh SE

Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 12:25

The Cost of Test Automation

Mauricio Valenti Giacomello
Lead Quality Engineer
Digital Surgery

12:00 – 12:25

Staying Enlightened with Lighthouse – Tools and Techniques for Automating Website Performance Testing

Adam Henson
Creator
Foo

12:00 – 12:25

Can Testing really be Agile?

Samuel Adesoga
Agile Coach
Dacht Solutions Limited

12:25 – 13:25

Networking lunch and exhibition

Keynote

13:25 – 13:50

Test Management 2.0

Maryann Lockley
Head of QA
Camelot Group

Breakout Sessions

13:55 – 14:20

Adidas Testing Vision – On the road towards Continuous Testing

Jose Manuel Sampayo
Senior Platform Engineer – Test Manager
Adidas

13:55 – 14:20

Why is our software still so unreliable?

Richard Self
Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies
University of Derby

13:55 – 14:20

Your Test & Assurance Strategy Toolbox

Adam Rockliffe
Global Head of Quality and Improvement
Specsavers

Breakout Sessions

14:25 – 14:50

Automation In The World Of MicroServices

Mahesh Tanneeru
Software Developer In Test
SigFig

14:25 – 14:50

Please Release me!

Maryam Umar
Head of QA
Caplin Systems Ltd

14:25 – 14:50

Combining Manual and Automated Testing

Darshana Chandarana
QA Lead
Firefly Learning

14:50 – 15:20

Coffee, networking and exhibition

Keynote

15:20 – 15:45

Start Left

Lee Crossley
Head of Test

15:50 – 16:30

Q&A panel on Key Technology Trends in Testing & QA

Lee Crossley, Head of Test, Bó
Rouven Schreck, Head Of Quality Assurance, M&G Prudential
Maryann Lockley, Head of QA, Camelot Group
Steve Watson, Senior Test Manager, Octopus Labs
Moderator: Ronald Cummings-John, Co-Founder, Global App Testing

Day 2

8:30 – 8:55

Registration

09:00 – 9:05

Welcome from Head of Content 31 Media Inc

9:05 – 9:30

Keynote

Engage! Bringing teams together to deliver software that makes a difference

John Ferguson Smart
Author of BDD in Action

Breakout Sessions

9:35 – 10:00

Moving Quality Engineering forward in large organisations

Allan Woodcock
Head of Central QA
Lloyds Banking Group

9:35 – 10:00

Misused & Abused Ideas in Software Development

Steven Burton
Senior Consultant
Infinity Works

9:35 – 10:00

Choosing a CI friendly Mobile Test Automation Framework

Shashikant Jagtap
Director
XCTEQ Limited

9:35 – 10:35

Manual to Automation Testing… Journey and Transformation

Sarvjot Kaur Sandhu
Agile Test Lead
Transport For London

Breakout Sessions

10:05 – 10:30

Test Delivery: from Digital Transformation to Open Blockchain programmes

Nikhil Kalyanpur
Programme Test Manager
HSBC Investment Bank

10:05 – 10:30

Digital Transformation with Agile

Sabitha Nalli
Senior IT Test and QA Manager
Skanska UK

10:05 – 10:30

May the Test Automation be with you!

Sunav Sodhani
Sr. Android QA Engineer
Badoo

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee, networking and exhibition

Keynote

11:00 – 11:25

Making computers design their own tests and fixes

Mark Harman
Engineering Manager
Facebook

Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 11:55

Continuous testing while shifting left: A journey of The New York Times from theory to reality

Shesh Patel
Engineering Manager
The New York Times

11:30 – 11:55

Test strategy for E2E Automation in a complex application architecture

Suresh Chandra
Head of Testing & Quality Assurance
NewDay

11:30 – 11:55

Agile transformation – QA challenges and strategy

Suraj Gyawali
Quality Assurance Manager
NCR Corporation

11:30 – 12:30

Understanding performance complexity: the case for introducing principles of functional testing to performance

Huw Price
Managing Director
Curiosity Software Ireland

Breakout Sessions

12:00 – 12:25

BDD For A Successful Transformation

Giridhar Rajkumar
Test Automation Architect
Independent

12:00 – 12:25

When they really understood…

Annarita De Biase
Software Engineer in Test II
Hotels.com

12:00 – 12:25

Completeness of Testing

Srikanth Madduri
Senior Software Developer in Test
Eurostar International

12:25 – 13:25

Networking lunch and exhibition

Keynote

13:25 – 13:50

Making the most of scarce resources. Automated Test Specialists

Alexander Oliveira Dunn
Head of Quality
Altitude Angel

Breakout Sessions

13:55 – 14:20

Quality Engineering Qualities!

Umakanth Ravirala
Quality Engineering Manager
Elsevier

13:55 – 14:20

How to exploit millions of IoT devices, sticking plasters over systemic flaws in IoT

Tony Gee
Associate Partner
Pen Test Partners

13:55 – 14:20

Contract Tests vs Functional Tests in a World of Squads

Lewis Prescott
Senior QA Engineer
ASOS

13:55 – 14:55

Testing your sleep in a safe way

André Verschelling
Sr. Test Consultant
Alten Nederland

Breakout Sessions

14:25 – 14:50

“Quality is everyone’s responsibility? Yes, now what?”

Ilya Sakharov
Director of QA
HelloFresh SE

14:25 – 14:50

Continuous Testing Transformation with DevOps

Murat Yazar
Software Test Team Lead
Turkish Airlines

14:25 – 14:50

How to tame an automated trading robot – Event Sourcing to the rescue!

Fabian Basciani
Technical Lead
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

14:50 – 15:20

Coffee, networking and exhibition

Keynote

15:20 – 15:45

From Mess to Yes!

Anne–Kathrin Tornette
Head of QA
Blink Labs GmbH

15:50 – 16:30

Q&A panel on Test Team of the Future

Sabitha Nalli, Senior IT Test and QA Manager, Skanska UK
Anne – Kathrin Tornette, Head of QA, Blink Labs GmbH
Alexander Oliveira Dunn, Head of Quality, Altitude Angel
Allan Woodcock, Head of Central QA, Lloyds Banking Group
Moderator: John Ferguson Smart, Author of BDD in Action

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