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Overview of the event

Testing Conference in Boston would be the largest gatherings of its kind of IT professionals and will bring together some of the top minds in Automation, Agile, Testing, RPA development, coding, Enabling the developer community to discuss future challenges and self-learning.

Join us on April 02, 2020 to have a never before experience with the best minds in Software Testing.

Facts & Figures About The Event

7 Speakers
7 Topics
50 Tickets

Our Past Speakers

Anna Ceberio-Verghese

Director of Enterprise Agile

NCR Corporation

Ken Johnston

Principal Data Science and Data Engineering Manager


Sumanta Boral

Senior Technical Program Manager


Doug Boyce

Scrum Master & Agile Coach

T-Mobile | CSM, CPO & SA

Kevin Klinemeier


Shipshape Software

Malini K RamachandraMurthy

Senior Consultant Automation SDET

Infogain Corporation

Ross Smith



Juan de Dios Delgado Bernal

Automation Testing Project Leader & QA Consultant


Kamal Mudgal

Automation Test Engineer

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Conference Schedule

Track 1 : Testing Conf Track 2 : Microservices, Containers & Serverless Day Track 3 : Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Summit Track 4 : Machine Learning and Deep Learning
X Topic Abstract

The presentation contains 5 parts:

Requirement analysis
Acceptance test driven development
Feature branching approach
Writing autotests to reproduce a problem instead of creating a bug in BTS
Fail fast approach

Speaker Profile

Evgeny has more than ten years of experience in test management, automation testing, and release management, mainly on complex projects in the telecommunication, financial, and online entertainment industries. Previously his experience as a test manager at Innova Distribution (one of the most famous game publishing companies in Russia) and as a QA Team Lead at EPAM Systems gave Evgeny a unique perspective in test automation process development.

Now at Wayfair, he applies his experience and expertise to do whatever is required to deliver the highest quality product possible. Evgeny is a frequent speaker at QA/Dev/Agile conferences in the US and Europe and an author for international test and QA publications."

X Topic Abstract

Attendees of this session will learn how to bring the methodology of DevOps to the world of managing and operating multi-PB scale data stores deployed in a hybrid manner between on-prem and the public cloud. Learn how Wayfair does this at internet scale.

X Topic Abstract

Tesla V100 GPU contains 640 Tensor Cores. Tensor Cores deliver up to 125 Tensor TFLOPS for training and inference applications. Automatic mixed-precision (AMP) is a way to take advantage of Tensor Cores high throughput computation in deep learning applications. AMP is supported in common deep learning frameworks like Pytorch and TensorFlow with NVIDIA's library. With two lines of code, you can enable AMP to accelerate your existing deep learning model training by 3x on average without loss of accuracy. AMP handles the model half-precision conversion, automatically loss scaling and master weight updating automatically under the hood. With a smaller memory footprint, you can train larger models with larger batch sizes. AMP is a popular technology that has been widely adopted in the deep learning community."

X Topic Abstract

I will be talking about a few automation test frameworks, CI/CD pipelines and reporting tools integrate within the Agile process.

Speaker Profile

I am currently a Senior QA Test Automation and Devops Engineer for 10 years and developer previously for another 10 years. I am currently working at IBM Watson Health Imaging. I lead the Test Automation efforts for the “Advisor” products, Breast, Liver, and Prostate, and help these teams in regard to Devops. These products use AI algorithms to detect and identify cancer.

My philosophy is “Design, Develop / Test, and Fail Fast, repeat”. Using the Agile method and the CI/CD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery) enables this philosophy. It is not only helpful to creating a successful product, but creates a culture in the Agile squads across the many offerings at IBM Watson Health. This culture relies on the team to create an emotional safety among teams and individuals. This formula makes the most of teams efforts and abilities for highly successful projects and enables a feeling of happiness and enjoyment during day to day work.

X Topic Abstract

- Presentation mode,
- Overview,
- Application of Serverless - what it means for developers, business & end users
- Available services from different service providers - examples
- Challenges with Serverless
- working Demo - traditional vs server-less service (Will try yo accommodate a working example )

Speaker Profile

Over 19 years of experience with customer facing roles across multiple countries in - large scale complex transformation programs, multi-vendor environment, ENU & Telecom industry domains, digital technologies & cloud computing, hybrid IT ecosystem of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS & On-Premise

Varied roles/responsibilities include Architecture & Consulting, Integration Solution Delivery, Pre-Sales & Solution Presentation for large scale RFP deals, Design & Delivery Assurance, Team Management

Experience with defining Target Architecture Blue-Prints, Enterprise Integration Architecture solution based on industry leading architecture principles & delivery methodology of - API lead integration, Microservices, Service Oriented Architecture(SOA), Agile methodology and CI/CD. Setting up new initiative of Center for Enablement (C4E) and Core-Flex Delivery model for Enterprise spread across US & UK.

Responsible for Delivery led growth of account through consulting and solution presentation to senior management level. Responsible for two US based accounts, with combined commercial value of over $12 million annually.

Pre-Sales and RFP – Led Pre-Sales & RFP response for Integration solutions of large & complex transformation programs of up to $200 million, solution presentation across Europe & US region.

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This session will discuss how the RPA programs within Manulife/John Hancock have evolved over the last 4 years, from the initial attempts of disparate teams at building automations using various RPA tools, to the current approach with regional Center of Excellence (CoE) teams and a global CoE program to oversee the tools, vendor relationships, and development standards. This discussion will close with the integration of advanced tools to augment the RPA steps to enable Straight-Thru Processing (STP).

X Topic Abstract

Deep learning methods are extensively used in image processing, In my talk i will highlight some applications and present some use cases. I will give insights into the inner working for image recognition.

X Topic Abstract

Automated tests need to be designed so that they are resilient to change if they are going to be of use in an agile environment where the target application is constantly changing and there is little time to spend on test maintenance.


Building automated tests that are reliable and resistant to change is no easy endeavor. Anyone who has tried over the long haul knows this. I've been on all sides of the test automation problem, as a test tool user, an automated testing consultant and as test tool developer. With over 30 years of experience in the field, I have accumulated a lot of techniques and examples to share that will help participants deal with common automation problems such as timing, latency and rapid pace of application change. The presentation includes discussion of the following: Choosing the right tests to automate, Using object definitions, Building reusable steps, Designing tests that are smaller in scope, Implementing retry loops, Generating expected results at runtime and Building startup and recovery into the test framework.

Speaker Profile

Brian Le Suer is the CEO of Zeenyx Software, a company dedicated to building next generation testing solutions. He is a founding partner of Star Quality, a New England based firm specializing in consulting and training for SQA and automated testing. Brian served as Executive Vice President of R&D for Segue Software, where he built a world class engineering team and played a key role in a successful IPO. His earlier career experience includes various roles as a SQA engineer, technical writer and technical trainer.

X Topic Abstract

Data is fuel of all the industries and machine learning is the art of using patterns in data to make predictions. In this talk I will provide an overview of how data science and machine learning algorithms are reshaping the industries like healthcare, insurance and banking with real-time case studies.

X Speaker Profile

Over 30 years of Engineering leadership in Software & Systems Development, Infrastructure, Quality Engineering, Agile Transformations, Process Improvement, DevOps, & Project Management.

Steve Halzel joined Sungard Availability Services as Senior Director of Infrastructure Engineering in 2016. He has led transformations of the engineering organizations and companies that include delivering new product to market, streamlining development operations, driving enterprise class quality while achieving consistency, scalability and sustainable profitability.

Steve has a unique blend of Fortune 500 and early stage companies, primarily in the data storage and systems infrastructure space. He is an accomplished senior technology executive with a proven track record of successfully delivering enterprise class products to market on time with predictability, generating revenue growth from inception to $250 million in products & services. Steve’s strength is execution and delivery while implementing the appropriate amount of process to build world class organizations for repetitive success.

Steve is responsible for driving the modernizing and transformation of the legacy infrastructure to a Software Defined Data Center by building consistent, scalable and reusable architectures for SGAS services in both the private and public clouds. He is also driving the delivery of the highest levels of hardware agnostic automation to drive lifecycle, quality, operational efficiency and rapid time-to-delivery, while implementing an end to end agile DevOps practice.

Steve has built and led global teams of over 300 people while fostering teamwork, collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement. He has a passion for excellence, continuous learning and customer satisfaction for today & tomorrow's needs. While Steve can roll up his sleeves when he has to, he enjoys technically leading and inspiring talented people to do great things!

Steve is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He holds 1 patent in "Instantiating Virtual Appliances" and 1 patent pending in "Unified Test Automation System". Steve is also a graduate of Boston Latin School.

X Topic Abstract

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is known to be highly effective in automating rule-based processes that make use of structured content, but there is also a significant opportunity for processes that rely on unstructured content (e.g., free text, images). Employing RPA in conjunction with "content intelligence" capabilities makes it possible to extract meaningful information from unstructured content and guide more complex automation decisions. This talk will cover applications that benefit from adding content intelligence to RPA, as well as various techniques for incorporating content intelligence (e.g., advanced OCR/ICR, text analytics)

X Topic Abstract

The financial markets are always complex, volatile and unstable which forbids the accurate prediction of future prices. Moreover, financial markets produce large volumes of data at high frequency during each day. The presence of anomalies in voluminous data from multiple data sources may generate catastrophic decisions in market behavior. We propose a Deep Reinforcement Learning technique for detecting anomalies present in the historical daily trading information.

X Topic Abstract

How many of us are running masses of testing, consuming resources and generating mountains of data? Are we actually extracting insightful risk insight for decision makers? Can we agree that the approach should change, dramatically?

In this talk Amir Rozenberg, AVP product at SauceLabs, will offer a different view of continuous testing. We’ll discuss ongoing evaluation of what really needs to be tested and when. We’ll then discuss growing a sustainable, lean test suites that are modular, scalable and produce predictable outcomes. Last, what are the key elements that would reflect the risk insight that your decision makers need.

Speaker Profile

Amir Rozenberg is a thought leader in the space of agile quality methodologies. Currently as AVP of product at Sauce Labs, he leads the quality in DevOps product vision and implementation. Previously at Perfecto, he led the core product strategy and other initiatives such as real user condition testing, accessibility, security, audio and conversational interfaces, AI/ML, IoT and medical devices etc. In addition, Amir led successful synergies with Microsoft, SmartBear, Blazemeter, Neotys etc., to optimize value delivery to the market. Prior to Perfecto, Amir led the mobile production monitoring solution at Compuware.

X Topic Abstract

This session will explore the realities faced in Robot Process Automation (RPA) from an experience-based perspective. The underlying dynamics of people driven issues and business processes are often overlooked due to bias and focus on the 'glamor' of the technology. While RPA is a valid discipline, the lessons from the successes and failures in past technology-driven automation strategies need to be understood and incorporated in successful RPA. "What's old is new again

X Topic Abstract

The black box perception of machine learning models presents a barrier to their adoption for many investors. In this talk, I use a case study to many investors. In this talk, I use a case study to briefly discuss simple implementation of machine learning in the investment portfolios and explore ways to interpret and validate predictions.

X Topic Abstract

Project decisions are needed fast and accurately, what is your organization doing to ensure speed while keep customers engaged.

Speaker Profile

Pepe Valiente is an experienced Offering Manager who has worked on a range of large and complex projects in multiple industries and countries. He has undertaken lead business and technical roles, managing teams with highly talented individuals, delivering value immediately for the organizations he has collaborated with.  

He is currently leading the Growth Platform for the Digital Growth and Commerce organization, focusing on data initiatives to improve the user journey and drive revenue, adoption and engagement through best in class experiences for IBM products.  

Mr. Valiente has an industrial engineering degree at ITESO University (in Mexico) and a MBA at Eseune Business School (in Spain). He is certified as PMP(r) and PMI-ACP(r), Senior Project Manager by IBM, and holds an Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  

You can follow him on Twitter @jfvaliente

X Topic Abstract

This will be a case study that will walk the participants through a real life transformation journey. It will cover all elements of testing in a very large and complex multi-year, multi-goegraphic transformation program with special focus on integrating testing in a scaled agile and Kanban environment, How to ensure quality and structure testing teams, automation, reporting, program governance etc.

Speaker Profile

Darshan Dave is an executive leader, strategist, coach and mentor with over 25 years of proven experience in as a trusted advisor and transformation strategist, incubating next generation products and services and accelerating growth. He has global experience with fortune 500 organizations. Worked in UK, Germany, India and USA. Leading global strategy, business units, product management, digital and quality engineering, departments and complex large-scale programs. His has domain experience in financial services, capital markets, investments management, banking, etc. and insurance, healthcare, etc. He is an accomplished speaker and has presented at various forums like CIO Summit, analyst briefings, customer meets, Universities, QAI, Quest, Testrek, etc.

X Topic Abstract

The need for rapid innovation and differentiated customer experience has triggered evolution of new architectural patterns with organizations moving from monolithic to microservices based platforms. Traditional testing frameworks have limitations supporting these new models. M uous test orchestration solutions. Shifting from UI based to microservice based tests also require a cultural shift in the mindset of QA teams. The objective of this presentation is to review some of the best practices in testing microservice based platforms.

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Our Speakers

Evgeny Tkachenko

Quality Engineering Manager


Christopher Hardy

Senior QA Test Automation and Devops Engineer


Brian Le Suer


Zeenyx Software

Steve Halzel

Sr. Director of Engineering

Sungard Availability Services

Amir Rozenberg

AVP Product


José Francisco Valiente

Growth Platform Offering Manager


Darshan Dave

Executive Leader, Mentor and Coach

Strategy Advisor

Venkatesh Venkataraman

Director QA

Oracle Corp.

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Our Pricing

Group of 3 or more(Early Bird)
USD 449 Till February 29, 2020
Group of 3 or more(Standard)
USD 499 Till April 02
Individual(Early Bird)

USD 549 Till February 29, 2020
Individual (Standard)

USD 599 Till April 02

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Who can attend Testing Conf in Boston?

Testing Conf 2020 in Boston is open to anyone who has an interest in Agile, Automation Testing, Automation Frameworks or any related field.

Why to attend Testing Conf in Boston?

Following are the three key questions you and your testing organization or testing department and testing center of excellence should be solving for now: How do we as testers and testing company evolve and thrive in SMAC & IoT world?
From tooling to skilling and from strategies to fundamental values what needs to change and how? What are solutions and services available in market which I can leverage? Testing Conf 2020 is an attempt to seek and share answers to these basic questions.

What will you learn about?

Learn latest techniques and skills required to test disruptive technologies from industry stalwarts themselves Latest trends, concepts, processes and tools for testing in SMAC & IoT Recognize, understand and acknowledge challenges in testing emerging technologies. Meet and network with fellow testing experts from leading companies.Learn how to adapt and adopt these changes quickly and swiftly within a team and also across the enterprise.

Are there any prerequisites to attend this program?


Do I need to register for the event?

Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.

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