Conference Schedule at a Glance

 


Days:

Monday, March 3

Tuesday, March 4 Wednesday, March 5


Tracks:

Test Automation (TA)

Agile Testing (AG)

Automated Tools & Implementation (AT)

Frameworks & Methodologies (FM)

Performance Testing & Security (PS)

Mobile, Virtualization & The Cloud (MC)

Test Management, Teams & Communication (TM)


 

Monday, March 3

8:00 - 8:30 General Session: Welcome To TestKIT!
8:45 - 11:45 Tutorial (TUT) Morning Sessions TUT1: Agile Functional Test Automation, Morning Session
Linda Hayes, Worksoft, Inc. 
TUT2:  IIBuilding a Web Automation Framework Abstraction Layer in Java and Selenium For the Novice, Morning Session
Dion Johnson, Automated Testing Institute
TUT3: Test Automation Body of Knowledge Training, Morning Session
Robert Wimsatt, Sotera Defense Systems, Inc
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Vendor Exhibition
2:00 - 5:00 Tutorial (TUT) Afternoon Sessions TUT1: Agile Functional Test Automation, Afternoon Session
Linda Hayes, Worksoft Inc.
TUT2: Building a Web Automation Framework Abstraction Layer in Java and Selenium For the Novice, Afternoon Session
Dion Johnson, Automated Testing Institute
TUT3: Test Automation Body of Knowledge Training, Afternoon Session
Robert Wimsatt, Sotera Defense Systems, Inc 

 

Tuesday, March 4

9:00 - 9:50 General Session: The Future of Test Automation, Dion Johnson, Automated Testing Institute
  Test Automation/Agile

Mobile, Virtualization & The Cloud

Automated Tools & Implementation
10:00 - 11:00 TA1/AG1: Bringing Together Traditional QA and Agile Development With Software Lifecycle Integration
Jeff Downs, Lexis Nexis
MC1: Mobile Automated Testing 101 
Patrick Quilter, Quilmont LLC
AT1: Swiss Army Automation: Combining Ruby, MS UI Automation, AutoIT and More (Part 1)
Jeffrey Perlin, Test Automation Consultant
  Test Automation

Mobile, Virtualization & The Cloud

Automated Tools & Implementation
11:05 - 12:05 TA2: Automated Random Tests in a Marketplace Systems
Lars Wahlberg, Aguil
MC2:  Mobile Test Automation in Real Life
Fred Beringer, SOASTA
AT1: Swiss Army Automation: Combining Ruby, MS UI Automation, AutoIT and More (Part 2)
Jeffrey Perlin, Test Automation Consultant
12:10 - 1:10 Lunch
1:10 - 2:10 Vendor Exhibition
  Test Automation

Test Management, Teams and Communication

Automated Tools & Implementation
2:15 - 3:15 TA3: Using Test Oracles in Automation
Noah Hojeberg, Scila AB
TM1: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Achieving Software Quality Without Organizational Commitment
Gerie Owen, Independent Consultant
AT2: Testing the REST - Working with RestFUL Interfaces
Robert Wimsatt, Sotera Defense Systems, Inc.
3:20 - 4:20 General Session: TM2: Testing Requires Continuous Pioneering, Martin Pol, Polteq
4:20 - 4:35 Afternoon Break
  Test Automation

Test Management, Teams and Communication

Automated Tools & Implementation
4:35 - 5:35 TA4: Automation in an FDA Validation Environment
Todd Ford, Philips Healthcare
TM3: How to Collaborate Between Testing Teams and Different Business Units 
Regg Struyk, Polarion Software
AT3: Model-based Testing: Infusion of Next-generation Test Automation Technology Into NASA Missions
Dharma Ganesan, Fraunhofer CESE
6:00 - 7:30 5th Annual ATI Automation Honors Awards Dinner Ceremony/Vendor Evening
The industry's original awards dedicated to software test automation are back and linked with TestKIT! Be a part of the live ceremony for the highly anticipated ATI Honors, and be the first to learn who the best tools and resources are for test automation.

 

Wednesday, March 5

9:00 - 9:50 General Session: Quick KITs Lightning Sessions
  Automated Tools & Implementation

Mobile, Virtualization & The Cloud

Frameworks & Methodologies
10:00 - 11:00 AT4: Tapping Into Your AUT's Object Model
Nick Olivo, SmartBear Software
MC3: Efficient Mobile Test Automation Using the "Hybrid" Approach
Eran Kinsbruner, Perfecto Mobile
FM1: HPFT (QTP) Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Functions in an Automated Testing Framework (Part 1)
Rob Mastrostefano, Booz Allen Hamilton
  Automated Tools & Implementation/Agile

Performance & Security

Frameworks & Methodologies
11:05 - 12:05 AT5/AG2: Practical Learning On Our Way to Executable Specifications With JBehave, JUnit and More
Mattias Hedberg & Jan Videsater, Elekta & Swedish Tax Agency
PS1: I’m Stressed! What Stress Testing Can Tell You About an Application 
Peter Varhol, Seapine Software
FM1: HPFT (QTP) Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Functions in an Automated Testing Framework (Part 2)
Rob Mastrostefano, Booz Allen Hamilton
12:10 - 1:10 Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 Discussion Forum
2:20 - 2:35 Afternoon Break
 

Test Automation

Performance & Security Frameworks & Methodologies
2:40 - 3:40 TA5: About the TABOK
TABOK Board Member
PS2: Reduce Smartphone Returns Due to Software Problems With Stress Testing 
Artun Kutchuk, w2bi, Inc.
FM2: Practical Use of Model-Based Testing: Lessons in Merging Test Development & Execution
Yaxiong Lin, TestOptimal LLC
3:45 - 4:45 General Session: EECAACCloseout