Top Software Testing Conferences in 2021

Why attend an event?

Attending an international event is not easy, especially with the ticket price so high in most of the events; one might have many queries running through the mind.

  • Can attending events actually take advantage of my day-to-day actions?
  • Can it be 4-day dull sessions like most of our theoretical instruction where we hear with only our eyes open and keep our head someplace else
  • Can it be enjoyable?
  • Can I find some networking opportunities?

With so many questions running in our own heads, let us see the benefits of attending an international conference.

Benefits of attending Conferences

  • Attending Conference can help in fulfilling professional goals
  • Aids in getting to know more about the newest tools and technologies
  • Assists in collecting ideas for enhancing a present procedure or create new solutions to present issues.
  • Conference/Events provide testers a chance to increase software testing skills and techniques.
  • Gives an opportunity to meet and socialize with Business leaders & testing professional.

There are plenty of software testing events happening around the world every year. To make it easy for you, we have shortlisted 10 software testing conferences that you should not miss in 2019.

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Some of the popular names in software testing host these conferences. Some of these events are decade old and attracts big names in the respective field.

1. International conference on QA and software testing

Date – February 15th-16th, 2021

Place – Virtual

Hosted by – International Research Conference

The conference’s target audience includes students and academics, scientists, researchers, research scholars, QA and software testing professionals mainly. Software testing, Test automation, manual testing, unit testing are among the topics on which participants can speak on, while they also have the opportunity to showcase presentations on the same.

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2. IEEE International Conference on Software Testing 2021

Date – April 12th-16th, 2021

Place – Virtual

Hosted by – ICST Committee

The conference a common forum for researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners throughout the world to present their latest research findings, ideas, developments and applications in Software Testing, Verification and Validation. This year’s ICST will include keynote addresses by eminent scientists and special, regular and poster sessions.

3. StarEast 2021

Date – April 25th-30th, 2021

Place – Orlando, Florida (Rosen Centre Hotel)

Hosted by – Techwell

The conference features keynotes from industry thought leaders and offers the opportunity to interact with experts and fellow software testers. Sessions are lined up on major testing issues and solutions, test management, test techniques, performance testing, Test automation, agile testing, mobile testing and more. IT directors, CTOs, QA managers and analysts, developers are among the intended audience for the conference.

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4. Agile + DevOps 2021

Date – June 8th-11th, 2021

Place – Virtual

Hosted by – Techwell

The Agile + DevOps virtual conference will be streaming 90+ talks—including 5 keynotes, 25 tutorials, 50+ sessions, and 14+ Industry Technical Presentations in an engaging and interactive premium virtual atmosphere. Agile Test automation, DevSecOps for practitioners, Fundamentals of Test automation are among the topics of discussion at the virtual event.

5. Agile Testing Days USA

Date – June 20th-24th, 2021

Place – Chicago, Illinois

Hosted by – Trendig Technology Services GmbH

The five-day event features tutorials on Agile Testing, Python for testers, web and mobile security testing and more. The conference commences on the third day with keynotes on topics such as Test Automation in the Space Age, Finding Bugs before Implementation, to go with talks from industry experts.

6. EuroStar 2021

Date – September 28th-30th, 2021

Place – Virtual

Hosted by – EuroStar

It is Europe’s No. 1 software testing and quality conference, with “Engage” being the theme of the 2021 edition of the conference. You can submit papers that you’d like to present at the conference on topics such as Testing in Agile and DevOps, Observability and Monitoring, CI/CD Pipelines and Continuous Testing, Non-functional Testing and much more. The conference is another excellent platform for gaining and sharing knowledge on engagement with your teams and colleagues, delivering quality and value to customers and stakeholders, and more.

7. QA Fest 2021

Date – October 1st-2nd, 2021

Place – Kyiv, Ukraine

Hosted by – Fest Group

Regarded as the largest conference for quality assurance and Test automation engineers, the event is scheduled to take place in the largest IT city of Ukraine, Kyiv. Testing tools and approaches, Test automation and TestOps, Non-functional testing and innovation are among the topics for discussion at the conference, which year on year is attended by world-famous speakers and software testing professionals globally.

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8. DevOps Fest 2021

Date – TBC

Place – Kyiv, Ukraine

Conference organizer: Fest Group

The event is a congregation of some of world-famous speakers from the USA, Europe and Ukraine who will present talks with practical examples from real-life projects. Approaches and tools, new trends in the IT world, practical cases are among the topics of discussion at the event, where attendees have plenty to gain, including having the chance to connect and network with fellow practitioners for potential future career development.

Author: Pradeep Parthiban
Pradeep is a Content Writer and Digital Marketing Specialist at Indium Software with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry.