EuroSTAR 2021 Online Programme

Our 2020 conference was incredible – thanks to our programme comittee and all of our speakers for delivering such an incredible 3 days of learning! Our 2021 programme will be equally amazing – sign up now and be the first to know when tickets go on sale.

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09:00CET

Welcome to EuroSTAR 2020 Online - Programme Chair - Rik Marselis

Rik Marselis 2020 EuroSTAR Conference Programme Chair

Half Day Tutorials (3.5hrs) will take place Morning & Afternoon - Breaks Included

09:30CET

A

Tutorial

Scrum and Kanban – Addressing Real Life Agile Testing Challenges

Fran O'Hara

Fran O’Hara
Inspire Quality Services, Ireland

B

Tutorial

The Green Traveller – Prioritizing your Backlog to Make an Impact

Derk Jan de Grood

Derk Jan de Grood
Squerist, Netherlands

C

Tutorial

Think Like a Tester

Rikard Edgren

Rikard Edgren
Nordic Medtest, Sweden

13:00CET

Join us on Hopin for SpeedMeeting to Meet & Mingle with your Community
Join us in the Huddle Networking Lounge for Group Chat & Games

Why not visit the Virtual Expo during the interval?

14:00CET

D

Tutorial

Technical Web Testing

Alan Richardson
EvilTester, UK

E

Tutorial

Strategic Testing Master Class

Fiona Charles
Quality Intelligence, Canada

F

Tutorial

Answering Hard Questions: A Tester's Communication Clinic

Michael Bolton
DevelopSense, Canada

G

Tutorial

How to Break Software: Robustness Edition

EuroSTAR Conference Volunteer

Dawn Haynes
PerfTestPlus, USA

17:30CET

EuroSTAR Online Afternoon Tutorials Finish at 17:30hrs

09:15CET

Welcome from the EuroSTAR Programme Chair - Rik Marselis

Rik Marselis 2020 EuroSTAR Conference Programme Chair

09:22CET

1

Keynote

Develop a ‘Quality Narrative’ that Communicates the True Value of Quality

Ronald Cummings-John

Ronald Cummings-John
Global App Testing, UK

10:15CET

Community Networking - Coffee & Chats
Connect - Converse - Create
STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

10:30CET

Mapping Tricky Cognitive Biases

Aleksandra Kornecka
OLX Group, Poland

Testing SAFely - Finding Your Way

Gitte Ottosen
Key2Quality, Denmark

Encouraging Children into Testing

Kari Kakkonen
Dragons Out, Finland

Don't forget the Fast & Furious Testers Table Quiz takes place tonight at 7pm!

11:00CET

Community Networking - Coffee & Chats
Connect - Converse - Create

11:15CET

Crowd-Testing for COVID Contact Tracing

Jonathon Wright
Digital-Assured, UK

Power of Diversity in Mob Programming

Cindy Duflot
DPG Media, Belgium

Continuous Delivery for Teams & 1 Monolith

Thierry de Pauw
ThinkingLabs, Belgium

Soapbox Sessions are 2 minute videos on absolutely anything, expect to be amazed, enlightened and entertained, don't miss them.

11:45CET

Visit the Virtual Expo
Meet Testing Service Providers, Demo Testing Tools, Expo Prizes

12:00CET

2

Keynote

Unlock the Power of Testing in Production with Observability

Abby Bangser

Abby Bangser
Duffel, UK

13:00CET

Meet & Mingle with your Community
Join us in the Huddle Networking Lounge for Conversations & Games

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

13:30CET

Progressing Beyond Continuous Delivery

Joost van Wollingen & Erik Swets
iptiQ, Netherlands

Your Habitat is Rapidly Changing. Are You?

Ryan Volker
Targobank, Germany

Importance of Accessibility from the Start

Kristoffer Nordström
Northern Test, Sweden

We're scheduling "Ask Me Anything" sessions with well known speakers.

14:00CET

Coffee & Community Networking
Share Ideas with Friends - Make New Connections Online

14:15CET

I Need GDPR-proof Test Data NOW!

Stijn van den Brand
NS (Dutch Railways), Netherlands

Turning Automation Into a Cinderella Story

Niranjani Manoharan
Lyft, USA

When can we make a release?

Sérgio Freire
Xpand IT, Portugal

Looking forward to meeting new friends? Try the Speed meet function on our event platform, available all day!

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

15:00CET

Why Bug Classifications Matter

Sanne Visser
Capgemini, Netherlands

Preventing Burnout in the Tech Industry

Raj Subrameyer
ChaiLatte Consulting, USA

3 Routes To Deliver Higher Quality SAP Updates, Faster

Timo Mangelmann
Tricentis, Austria

All technical sessions from stages 1-3 will be recorded and available to view on demand after the conference, so feel fre to take a wellness break!

15:30CET

Meet & Mingle with your Community
Join us in the Huddle Networking Lounge for Conversations & Games

15:45CET

3

Keynote

Let's Talk About Problems

Michael Bolton
DevelopSense, Canada

16:45CET

Signing off for today from EuroSTAR Team & Programme Chair

19:00CET

EuroSTAR Trivia Quiz Night
Join us for a General Knowledge Challenge

09:15CET

Welcome from the EuroSTAR 2020 Programme Chair - Rik Marselis

Rik Marselis 2020 EuroSTAR Conference Programme Chair

09:22CET

4

Keynote

Real Life Stories of Microservices Testing

Tomasz Dubikowski

Tomasz Dubikowski
Level-up Your Culture, Poland

10:15CET

Coffee & Chats with the Community

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

10:30CET

Bug Hunting - A Wild MissingNo Appeared!

Beren Van Daele & Andreas Faes
Isle of IT, Belgium

Surviving and Thriving in Automation

Martin Gijsen
Independent Consultant, Netherlands

Testing the Escape Room World Championship

Ken Ferguson
Metaswitch Networks, UK

We're delighted to introduce Chair Yoga, you'll find beautiful moments of calm all over the programme. We love wellness at EuroSTAR.

11:00CET

Meet the Testing Tools & Service Providers

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

11:15CET

Operational Readiness Testing

Christian Brodsjo & Bjorn Christian Schirmer
Promis Qualify, Norway

What Testers can learn from Elephants

Iris Pinkster-O’Riordain & Greet Burkels
ProfTest, Netherlands

Walk a Mile in your Users' Boots

Jørgen Lund
Systematic, Denmark

Huddle is where we chill! Come join us in the sessions for fun & games, to take time out, to talk testing or just to chill!

12:00CET

5

Keynote

Tanja Vos

Tanja Vos
Open Universiteit, Netherlands

13:00CET

Have Lunch & Meet Your Community
Connect - Converse - Create

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

13:30CET

Why Adding more Phases may not Reduce Bugs

Andrew Brown
Expleo, UK

Pay Peanuts, Get Monkeys: How To Pitch Testing

Bjorn Boisschot
CTG, Belgium

First QA on Mars

Bruno Medley
Codacy, Portugal

Make the most of SpeedMeet - its your chance to connect with the test community

14:00CET

Afternoon Reviver

14:15CET

Doing Testing v Selling it to Management

Ingo Philipp
UiPath, Austria

Testing in the Wild at 130km/h

Nina Aabech & Charlotte Mortensen
National Police, Denmark

Why Testing in DevOps is Broken

Katie Staveley
mabl, USA

Check out all the action in the EXPO, visit the booths and see what prizes and giveaways you can collect!

STAGE 1
STAGE 2
STAGE 3
CONNECTIONS

15:00CET

RisingSTAR Talk: Inclusive Automation

Brendan Connolly
RisingSTAR Winner, USA

APIs are Loose - How Do We Test Them?

Adam Sandman
Inflectra, USA

Taming
DevOps

Hanna Dernbrant
Jayway, Sweden

Don't forget we will present the EuroSTAR Testing Excellence Award Thursday evening, the longest running award of its kind in Europe!

15:30CET

Catch up with your Fellow Attendees

15:45CET

6

Keynote

Jason Arbon

Jason Arbon
Test.ai, USA

16:45CET

The EuroSTAR Gala Awards will be presented online this year, we look forward to celebrating everything that’s wonderful about our community, and invite you to join us!

17:00CET

Final Remarks & Thank You from the 2020 Programme Chair

Rik Marselis 2020 EuroSTAR Conference Programme Chair

Rik Marselis
Programme Chair

#EuroSTARConf 2020 Farewell

All programmed elements are subject to change. Download a PDF of the EuroSTAR 2020 Programme to select your preferred talks and mark them in your calendar

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