conferences

People listening to a conference speaker 5 Strategies to Get Approval to Attend a Conference

Your organization isn’t in business to send you to trade shows, seminars, and fun-in-the-sun conferences. There has to be a solid business reason for you to attend, and you’ll improve the odds of getting the OK to go if you can make a comprehensive justification for going. Here are five things to focus on.

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Naomi Karten
Conference 10 Strategies to Get the Most out of Attending a Conference

Any time you get the opportunity to attend a conference, think of it as a chance to learn and bring some new ideas back to your team and company. It’s important to be intentional as you prepare and to know what you want to achieve. Here are ten strategies—and a worksheet—to help you get the most out of the experience.

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Greg Paskal
STAREAST Receives Glowing Reviews from This Year’s Attendees

TechWell pours hundreds of hours into STAREAST each year, and for the most recent conference, we saw a medley of interesting articles appear afterward written by happy attendees and vendors who represented their companies at the Orlando-based event.

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Josiah Renaudin
Do You Want to Speak at a Conference? Read This First

Before you start worrying about creating slides or what you’re going to say, the first step of speaking at a conference is getting your proposal accepted. Lee Copeland, program chair for several TechWell conferences, gives some tips he's learned over the years from writing and vetting speaker proposals.

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Lee Copeland
Registration for a Conference or Training Event Is Now Even Easier

If you registered for one of SQE/TechWell’s conferences or training in recent months, you may have noticed some new features during registration and on site. In case you missed them, here are a few of note that are making it easier for you to get started learning, networking, and enjoying the event.

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TechWell Contributor
Testers Donate Their Skills to Save Lives with Humanitarian Toolbox

When natural disasters strike, technology can streamline relief efforts. The charity Humanitarian Toolbox creates apps and maintains a “toolbox” of software and solutions for disaster aid organizations all over the world. Testers at STARWEST will donate their time and talents to the cause.

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Beth Romanik
Women Who Test Event Looking to Even the Playing Field

TechWell is highlighting the strides women have made in the growing testing profession by featuring the Women Who Test summit at STARWEST. This full-day event, which will be October 2, is aimed toward women in the industry looking to network with other women passionate about software testing.

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Josiah Renaudin
Reviewing the Keynote Presentations at STAREAST

The STAREAST testing conference in May featured more than a hundred learning opportunities. Here, we examine the four keynote presentations: Deliberate Testing in an Agile World, The Future of the Software Testing Profession, Blunders in Test Automation, and Innovation: From the Tester’s Viewpoint.

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Sandy Sidhu