Must-Attend Testing Conferences This Year: Top 15 Picks

Pratibha Sangam

Posted On: May 31, 2018

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Conferences are the best place to exchange your knowledge. When it comes to testing conferences it’s no less.

So, if you are looking to delve more into software testing world to gain major insights on what is going to happen this year you must move ahead and attend some of the best testing conferences.

If you are clueless which ones to attend, here are the top 15 conferences in software testing, analysis and quality assurance which you find interested to dip your toes in. Find your most suitable date and place and dive into the world of testing!

1. Nordic Testing Days

This international testing conference is held annually which largely focuses on software testers

  • Date: : June 6-8th
  • Location: Tallinn, Estonia
  • Website:
  • Twitter: @nordictestdays

2. Better Software West

3.Testing Guild

  • Date: June 20-22nd
  • Location: Online
  • Website:
  • Conducted by : Joe Colantonio

4. Agile Testing Days USA

This conference is primarily for Agile community. Anyone who is interested in development, testing and QA can attend

  • Date: June 25-27th
  • Location: Danvers, Massachusetts, USA
  • Website:
  • Twitter: @AgileTDUSA

5. ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis

ISSTA is a research symposium on software testing and analysis and attracts academics, industrial experts and researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems and experiences in their fields.

6. CAST (conference for the Automation of Software Testing) Held annually

It brings together developers, testers, researchers, and managers to exchange their ideas and experiences

7. STeP-IN Forum

As the tagline of the summit goes ‘Connecting Machine Learning, AI, IoT, Blockchain and Big Data together’ it grabs the attention of industrial experts, test engineers and quality checking pioneers.

Attention Asians!. STeP-IN Forum is one of the largest testing conferences in Asia. Go grab the opportunity.

  • Date: August 31-September 1st
  • Location: Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka, India
  • Website:
  • Twitter: @stepin_forum

8. Techwell’s STAR Software Testing Conference

It is the longest testing conference consisting of three different conferences viz STAREAST, STARWEST, and the STARCANADA taking place all throughout the year

Star East

  • Date : April 29 to May 4th
  • Location : Orlando, FL, USA
  • Twitter: @TechWell, #STAREAST


  • Date : September 30-October 5th
  • Location: Anaheim, California, USA
  • Website:

STAR Canada

  • Date: October 14 to 19th
  • Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Twitter: @TechWell, #STARCANADA

9. WeTest

  • Date: September 2018th
  • Location: Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand
  • Website:
  • Twitter: @WeTestNZ

10. EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference

The most famous European conferences, as called, would be celebrating 25 years of EuroSTAR conferences, with its 26th conference.

11. KWSQA Targeting Quality 2018

Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Association (KWSQA) deals with the professional development of software testing and QA

  • Date: September 24-25th
  • Location: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • Web:
  • Twitter: @KWSQA

12. American Software Testing Qualifications Board conference

13. Atlassian Summit Europe

It is Atlassian’s annual user conference and features a wide variety of developer bootcamp.

14. CopenhagenContext

QA professionals, software testers, managers, directors, developers, engineers and anyone interested can attend this.

  • Date: September 17-21st
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Web: CopenhagenContext
  • Twitter: @CPHcontext

15. Google Test Automation Conference (GTAC)

With its debut in 2016, the conference is primarily for software engineers and testers.

Hope you must have decided by now which conference you are going to attend this year. Don’t forget to let us know in the comments below which testing conference are you going to attend.

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Pratibha Sangam

She is a seasoned professional with a robust background in software quality assurance and digital marketing. With over 4 of experience, she has developed a keen expertise in cross-browser testing, ensuring that applications offer a seamless user experience across all platforms and devices. Her passion for technology is matched by her prowess in marketing strategies.

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