As the longest established Software Testing Community in Europe, EuroSTAR works with many different styles of organisations. Our Supporting Organisations (listed below) are not-for-profit Special Interest Groups in Software Testing (SIGIST) and professional networks which all work to promote knowledge sharing amongst software testing professionals in their local region.
Supporting Organisation Benefits
- Opportunities to win tickets to EuroSTAR at local Events hosted by your organisation supported by EuroSTAR
- Discounts on EuroSTAR Conference Tickets – Currently 10% Discount available on Individual tickets
- Access to exceptional online learning resources on EuroSTAR Huddle
How to become a Supporting Organisation
If you are a non-for-profit SIGIST and are interesting in becoming a Supporting Organisation of EuroSTAR, please get in touch with us and we’d be delighted to explore a potential partnership.
EuroSTAR Supporting Organisations by country
The Danish Software Testing Board aims to promote knowledge of software testing amongst software professionals in Denmark. It also aims to support ISTQB Certified Testers and aid in the development of ISTQB testing. DSTB conducts regular meetings, accredited courses, and an annual conference. This association also develops and translates ISTQB syllabus and exam questions.
Discount Code: SOTP03
The BCS SIGiST was established in 1989 to further the interests/education of software testers, and is now the the largest non-profit testing community in the UK. They organise SIGiST conferences and meetings regularly, both online and in person. The events connect leading thinkers on the topic of testing with practitioners; they are an opportunity to hear about new problems, ideas and techniques. The BCS SIGiST also contribute to industry standards, other BCS groups, and the wider testing community.
Discount Code: SOBC10
Finnish Association for Software Testing (FAST), know as “TestausOSY” in Finnish is the main testing paradigm-neutral network of testing people in Finland and a forum for all schools of testing. We had a good start in 2001 and now have more than 900 members. We work on many forms and fronts, by organising and co-organising events & conferences, hosting the “Tester of the Year” award, publishing testing eMagazine and discussing over the Net. We co-operate with other organisations of IT and Software world – any informal networks as well as the various formal organisations. Join the LinkedIn group.
Discount Code: SOFA04
SoftTest Ireland was established in 2002. Its objectives are to – Provide a forum to share testing experiences, enabling networking with other testing professionals in Ireland – Provide opportunities to gain knowledge to help improve the testing process in their own organisations -Support and encourage professional development and training for testers and students of software testing.
Discount Code: SOST01
TestNet is the independent association for professional testers in the Netherlands. It is a thriving organization with over 1900 members. TestNet was founded in 1997 as a network organization of, by and for testers, as a result of people meeting at EuroSTAR. TestNet offers its members the opportunity to build and maintain contacts with other testers outside their immediate work environment, thus sharing knowledge and experience from practice. TestNet has steadily grown and is now one of the largest independent organizations of IT-professionals in the Netherlands and probably in Europe. Through their website and the weekly email-newsflash TestNet publishes many news-items, columns and articles written by members.
Discount Code: SOTN12
The Norweigan Computer Society or DND – Den norske dataforening is the largest special interest society for information technology (IT) in Norway. It is an open, independent forum for Norway’s IT professionals and advanced IT users. The society encompasses the IT industry, corporations in general and research and development institutions. DND is an independent and wholly self-financed society with more than 10,500 registered members and more than 1,200 company members.
Discount Code: SONC11
Stowarzyszenie Jakości Systemów Informtycznych – The Association for the Quality of Information Systems is the most significant non-profit organization in Poland building public awareness about software quality. The society was founded in 2003 as a community body for IT professionals. Today represents a local community for international organizations like ISTQB and IREB. With hundreds of followers on social media, more than 300 participants at its conference each year and many other non-formal meetings can reach the majority of Polish IT professionals active in the field of software quality and testing. Most known and recognized initiatives founded by PTB are Testwarez and reQuest. Follow on Twitter: @SjsiOrg and Facebook: @Sjsi Org
Discount Code: SOSJ07
Tabăra de Testare, The Testing Camp in English, is a community of 2000+ testers and other professionals from the Romanian IT industry. Their goal is to facilitate sharing of knowledge and lessons learned in testing. For the last few years they have had monthly meetups in 4 cities in Romania (Cluj Napoca, Bucharest, Timișoara and Iași) and one yearly, national testing camp. Follow on Twitter and Facebook.
Discount Code: SOTB13
BCS in Scotland acts as a national focal point for Scottish Interests, Issues, News and Events. It is the voice of Scottish ICT professionals in such national bodies as the Scottish Parliament and Government, NHS Scotland and local authorities in Scotland. The Branches and main Specialist Groups active in Scotland are listed on their website.
Discount Code: SOSS08
SAST, Swedish Association Software Testing, is the biggest Swedish non-profit, independent test organisation with over 4.500 members. SAST aims is to create forums for knowledge & experience exchange between testers in Sweden. It was started in 1995 and has three regional organisations including SAST Vast who partner with EuroSTAR.
Discount Code: SOSA09
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