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Introducing our Community Sketchnote Reporter

  • 10/09/2019
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  • Posted by Suzanne

Each year at the EuroSTAR Conference, we welcome members of the community as ‘reporters’ who share their experience with the community on EuroSTAR Huddle and our social channels.

This year we are delighted to welcome Katja Budnikov as one of our Community Reporters. Katja is a sketchnoter from Northern Germany known Katja Budnikov sketchnoterfor her website where she presents her sketchnotes of conference talks, webinars and articles. She loves attending testing and developer events like EuroSTAR and sharing her experience and learnings with others. That’s why she started with sketchnoting in 2016. First analog with pen and paper, now digitally with an iPad and Apple Pencil.

In her work life she started out in online marketing, then specialised in search engine optimisation and now is a quality assurance specialist who both does manual and automated software testing. Katja is a fan of websites with great quality.

In her day to day life Katja loves photography, especially taking photos of nature, though at the moment most of her pictures taken are from her dog Auri, a young Australian Shepherd, who is super cute and fun to take photos of. Katja loves to spend time with her dog and her partner, going out for walks, traveling and eating cake at a nearby coffee shop with a beautiful garden. Sometimes she is hacking on some projects of her own like a webcam to be able to watch her dog when she is out or automating her home. She recently had a lot of fun furnishing and decorating an apartment that she is renting out to guests, including refurbishing some of the furniture herself.

To begin her sketchnoting, Katja is shares how attendees can travel to the EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference in Prague, 11-14 Nov. If you are planning on flying, you will be well served by flight options. Fifty two airlines fly into Václav Havel Airport Prague from 110 destinations in 42 countries. There are lots of rail options too and if you are in central Prague, you can join us at the Prague Congress Centre by hopping on the metro line C (red line) to station “Vyšehrad”, which is right in front of the congress centre.

For Prague accommodation options at delegate rates see the EuroSTAR Hotel Page.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 27th EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference.

Getting to the EuroSTAR Conference


See more of Katja’s sketchnotes on her website Katjasays and you can follow her on twitter for updates.

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I’m part of the EuroSTAR Community Team. I love the outdoors and will always be up for swimming in the sea, climbing a mountain or yoga on the beach! If you see me at the EuroSTAR Conference I might be helping our keynote speakers or taking photos to share on social media. Do say hi and we can talk sci-fi or baking .. the choice is yours!

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