Why Speak at the EuroSTAR Conference?

Each year at the EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference, our speakers share their experience and skills with over 1,000 attendees to inspire ideas, help generate solutions and drive innovation in testing. The 2021 speaker submissions are now closed. Sign up to find out when the next submission window opens, and get all the latest EuroSTAR updates.

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Each year we invite everyone with a testing story to apply, and there are many reasons why speaking at EuroSTAR is so enjoyable.

This is Europe’s Biggest Testing Stage!

EuroSTAR has been the largest stage in quality assurance and software testing in Europe since 1993. We have been inspiring, motivating, encouraging and predicting the future trends for decades! Join the long list of EuroSTAR legends who have shared their testing stories. We are all standing on the shoulders of giants.

Michael Bolton EuroSTAR Speaker

What other EuroSTAR Speakers say:

Expand Your Professional Network

EuroSTAR brings an abundance of networking events from day time lean coffee, mini meet-ups and lunches to EuroSTAR at Night evening networking events such as the Test Lab Party and the Community Dinner and the annual Gala Awards Dinner. As a speaker, you’ll have excellent opportunities to make valuable connections within the wider testing community and learn from other speakers.

“EuroSTAR was and still is the biggest testing conference in Europe. You are going to meet so many other speakers and they’re not just within a single niche, they are across the entire spectrum of software testing.” Alan Richardson, The Evil Tester, UK

Business Development, and PR for your Personal Brand

Nothing beats meeting in person. At EuroSTAR you will shake hands with many well-connected people in the testing world, as well as potential clients. Speakers, through delivering an excellent and relevant talk can prove their expertise and knowledge, gaining added attention from potential clients within the audience, often leading to business development.

“as a speaker at EuroSTAR, you will find it much easier to make contacts, both during the conference and also afterwards, and it can raise your profile within the industry and your current organisation.” Andrew Brown, SQS, UK

Raise your Profile, Get Noticed!

Speakers gain increased visibility throughout the EuroSTAR international community. Both you and your listed company are included in the conference promotional information, including featuring on the conference website, across all social channels and more so your organisation also gains exposure.

“It’s the whole atmosphere and energy plus it goes back to the people, the diversity of the people. You’ve got a real chance to really get your message across, influence and interest testers.” Kristoffer Nordstrom, Northern Test Consulting AB, Sweden

The Delegates, the reason we do everything!

Engaged delegates will be at YOUR talk to hear YOUR story. Our speakers are continually amazed at how interested EuroSTAR delegates are. Everyone has a great story to tell and real experiences are learning opportunities for each of the delegates listening to your talk.

“The audience are very receptive, very interested in discussing so you give your talk but then you can follow up with discussion and that’s really powerful.” Isabel Evans, Independent Consultant, UK

Chris McKillop EuroSTAR Speaker

Build your Confidence & Career

Every year, the overwhelming feedback we receive from speakers is that the opportunity to share YOUR experience, and help others facing similar challenges to become better testers is very gratifying.

“I would encourage you to speak at EuroSTAR because of the really magnificent feeling of sharing your experience, of sharing your knowledge with a truly amazing audience who are there to learn from you. It’s an amazing chance, go and do it, you will love it!” Elena Kolpakova, AKQA, Germany

Gain Access to all Tutorials & Talks at EuroSTAR

Speakers who are selected for the 2021 Programme receive complimentary conference registration —giving them access to every session on the programme including full and half day tutorials. In addition to the best of training and strategy, outside of your own talk, you’ll be able learn about new trends and ideas in testing as well as important team and leadership skills, giving you cutting-edge strategies to take back to your company.

And Most Importantly, Be part of the Family

EuroSTAR is a wonderful and welcoming community of software engineers, testers, managers, consultants, vendors and more. The conference has become a reunion for many regular attendees while also being a place to form new friendships within the testing community for those newer to the conference. As Irish poet W.B. Yeats said; “there are no strangers here, only friends that have yet to meet.”

“Don’t be afraid, we are all testers, we are all your friends” René Tuinhout, RDW, Netherlands

2021 Speaker Financial Benefits

These benefits are based on the EuroSTAR online edition:

  • Track Talk Speakers – Receive a Ticket for the EuroSTAR Conference including tutorials
  • Keynote Speakers – €500
  • Tutorial Speakers – €700


If you have any queries please email Siobhán on [email protected]