2018 EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference

We look forward to welcoming each of our delegates to the 26th EuroSTAR Conference taking place in The Hague, 12th-15th November.

Conference Venue

EuroSTAR 2018 takes place at The World Forum, Churchillplein 10, 2517 JW Den Haag, Netherlands. See Google Maps Location   for directions from your location.

Delegate Badge Collection

Your conference badge and materials will be issued to you when you arrive at the venue – your badge will be available to on the day you are booked to attend – please see your confirmation email for which days you are attending. Please have ID when collecting your badge and materials.

The only exception to this is for delegates attending tutorial day on Monday 12th November – early registration will be available at the Marriott Hotel (5 mins walk from World Forum) on Sunday 11th November from 17:00 – 18:30 local time.

**Please note that tickets are not issued in advance of the conference**

Registration Times

Day Desk OpenDelegates that start on
 Sun PM 17.00 to 18.30 Monday (Marriott Hotel)
Mon AM08.00 to 09.00Monday (incl 3 & 4 day tickets)
Tue AM08.00 to 09.00Tuesday AM (incl 3 & 2.5 day tickets)
Tue PM12.00 to 13.30Tuesday PM

(Incl 2.5 day tickets)

Wed AM08.00 to 09.00Wednesday only
Thur AM08.00 to 09.00Thursday only

Code of Conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. See our Code of Conduct in full.

iLeads – Badge Scanning

Delegate badges contain a QR code and this can be scanned by exhibitors to receive delegate name, email, company, country and job title. Delegates must give verbal consent for an exhibitor to be given permission to scan their QR code or record the unique ileads scanning number.

EuroSTAR Huddle

The EuroSTAR online community Huddle comes into physical being at the conference each year.  Over the course of the week, you can get involved with events including Lean Coffee, daily Soapbox sessions and Couch sessions with speakers. You can also head to the Huddle to relax, play board games with other delegates and make new friends. See the 2018 Huddle timetable of Events.

Test Lab

Celebrating 10 years at EuroSTAR, at the Test Lab you can test the latest tools and you’ll also find test professionals sharing how they test, consultants showing you how their ideas change their work and tool makers helping you to use their tools. This year’s Test Lab is held with support from HCL OneTest and Xray. Check it out HERE.

Test Clinic

Bring your testing queries  to the Test Clinic and our experienced team in the Test Clinic will collaborate with onsite testing experts to help provide you with the solution you need. The “Doctors” will be available all week so make sure you book your appointment early! Find out more HERE.

Get Social With Us

Join the conversation, share your EuroSTAR experience on social media using the official conference hashtag #EuroSTARConf

  • Twitter – @esconfs
  • Instagram – @esconfs
  • Facebook – EuroSTARSoftwareTestingConference
  • LinkedIn – EuroSTAR Conferences

Networking Events

At EuroSTAR the networking takes place from the moment you arrive. Networking social events are reserved at the time of booking your conference ticket. Please check your confirmation email to see if you are registered for any of these events which are now all **SOLD OUT**.

Test Lab 10 Year Celebration – Tues 13th Nov

The Test Lab celebration takes place in Crazy Pianos, Boulevard Scheveningen, Strandweg 21, 2586 JK Den Haag. [SOLD OUT]

Buses depart the World Forum at 18.45  (Return at 22:15).

Community Dinner – Tues 13th Nov

The Community Dinner takes place in Madurodam, George Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ The Hague. [SOLD OUT]  Buses depart the World Forum at 18.30  (Return at 22:00).

EuroSTAR Gala Awards Night – Weds 14th Nov

This year’s awards night takes place in the De Broodfabriek or The Bread Factory located at Volmerlaan 12, 2288 GD Rijswijk. See the Awards that will be presented. [SOLD OUT]  Buses depart the World Forum from 18:30  (Return from 22:30)

Fringe Events

There are lots of ways to meet fellow testers and engage with the speakers outside of the auditorium. Delegates favourite highlights always include our Fringe Events.

Pub Quiz – Mon 12th Nov

After an intense day of tutorial training & inspiration you are invited to join us  for a fun Quiz Night in O’Casey Irish Pub, Noordeinde 140, 2514GP  Den Haag. The Quiz Night is free to join but you do need to register in advance. CLICK HERE to register. Delegates should make their own way to O’Casey’s.

EuroSTAR Pub Quiz event


Expo Networking Event – Tues 13th Nov 

Unwind after Tuesday’s sessions, meet other delegates and discuss your EuroSTAR highlights so far.  The Expo Drinks reception will take place in the main Expo area from 17:30 to 19.00 on Tuesday evening. The Networking drinks are sponsored by our platinum partner Accenture.


5Km Fun Run – Weds 14th Nov 

Kick start your day by taking part in our 5KM fun run – all levels of runner welcome as we will have 3 groups to accommodate joggers and runners. CLICK HERE to register. Meet at 07.30 at the World Forum.


Lean Coffee – Weds 14th Nov 

Come to the Huddle at 08.00 – have coffee with fellow delegates and enjoy a discussion on all things testing.


Women in Testing – Weds 14th Nov

Recognising the importance of the gender gap in testing, the EuroSTAR Huddle will facilitate a discussion in the World Café. Join fellow delegates to discuss why gender balance is important in testing and the relevant issues surrounding it. Hosts: Tone Molyneux and Fiona Østensvig


Get Involved – Share Your Story

The Soap Box sessions and Speaker Couch sessions are made great by the people that come forward and sign up to be involved and share their story. Help the testing community by signing up today REGISTER NOW


Feel free to contact us anytime with any questions you have before the conference on +353 91 514470 or email [email protected].

EuroSTAR In Pictures

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