UKSTAR 2018 Schedule.

8:30AM

Registration

8:30AM

Welcome Energiser Breakfast

9:15AM
Testers Toolbox
Security Testing
Personal Development
10:15AM

Workshop A

Alan Richardson
Compendium Development, UK
Gustav Kuhn
Goldsmiths University of London, UK

Mapping Cognition to Software Modelling & Testing

Workshop C

Christina Ohanion
River Island, UK

Nicola Sedgwick
Dugout Limited, UK

Empowering People Through Play

11:45AM

Break

Emerging Technology & Innovation
DevOps
Skills Development
12:15PM

Track 1

Hristo Gergov
Musala Soft, Bulgaria

Quality of Things

Track 2

Jitesh Gosai
BBC, UK

DevOps For The Rest Of Us

Track 3

Nicholas Hjelmberg
Systembolaget, Sweden

Testification – Learn Testing with Gamification

12:50PM

Track 5

Joshua Crowther
Capacitas LTD, UK

Co-Speaker: Rebeca Miller

Performance Testing In A DevOps World

1:20PM

Lunch

Conversation Track
Automation & Storytelling
Cool Stories!
2:20PM

Track 7

Viktor Slavchev
Siteground, Bulgaria

Ultimate Testing Survival

Yann Person
MANGOPAY, France
Zero to One: StartUp Quality Notes

Track 8

Laurent PY
Hiptest, France

The Testing Swing

Track 9

Thomas Mantsch
Ebcont proconsult, Austria

What You See Ain’t All There Is

2:55PM

Track 7

Continued

Track 10

Varuna Srivastava
ThoughtWorks, UK

Beyond Performance using Taurus

Track 11

Jesper Ottosen
NNIT A/S, Denmark

Experiences in Testing Infrastructure Projects

3:30PM

Track 13

Fran O’Hara
Inspire Quality Services, Ireland

The Seven Deadly Sins of Scrum

Track 14

Magnus Pettersson
SWARCO Sverige AB, Sweden

Testing Skills I learned playing Dungeons and Dragons

4:00PM

Break

4:10PM

Track 15

Marianne Duijst
Rabobank, Netherlands

Self-Organizing the 24h GoForIT Innovation Challenge

Track 16 – Storytelling

Kinga Witko
NewVoiceMedia, Poland
Make IT Accessible

Rick Tracy
Rabobank, Netherlands
Testing Tests and Where to Test Them

Lena Wiberg
AFA Sjukförsäkring AB, Sweden
Tax Calculation – How Mind Mapping Kept Me Sane

4:45PM

Keynote 2: The User Illusion; Why Magic Works

Gustav Kuhn, Goldsmiths University of London, UK

5:30PM

UKSTAR Networking Drinks – Sponsored by Accenture Technology

9:00AM

Registration

9:00AM

Welcome Energiser Breakfast

9:30AM

Keynote 3: Leadership, Fellowship & Followership

Isabel Evans, Independent Consultant, UK

Testers Toolbox
TechFocussed
Personal Development
10:30AM

Workshop D

Isabel Evans
Independent Consultant, UK

No More Shelfware – Let’s Drive!

Workshop E

Aleksandar Ristic
Comtrade Digital Services, Ireland
Luka Zadel
Comtrade Digital Services, UK

Using Service Virtualization in Service Level Testing 

12:00PM

Break

Mind Hacks
Data Driven / Analytical Testing
Management
12:20PM

Track 2

Johan Sandell
Crash and Learn AB, Sweden

Testing Through the Log File

12:55PM

Track 4

Richard Paterson
SAS Institute, UK

Talking About Talking About Testing

Track 6

Paul Gerrard
Gerrard Consulting, UK

Assurance, The Evolution of Test Management?

1:25PM

Lunch

Conversation Track
Automation
Cool Stories!
2:25PM

Track 8

Yan Drugalya
Unity Technologies, Denmark

Unity3d: A Brief History of Automation

Track 9

Harry Girlea
Secondary School, Romania

13 vs 18, Who Says We Cannot Be Them?

3:30PM

Break

Exploratory
Test Management
Storytelling
3:45PM

Track 12

James Lyndsay
Workroom, UK

#Basic Pathologies of Simple Systems

Track 14

James Thomas
Linguamatics, UK
The Anatomy of a Definition of Testing
Martin Zedeler
zConsulting IVS, Denmark
Stick to Your Guns, But Think of Your Context
Joep Lobee
Ventus Test Professional, Netherlands
The Unintended Veteran Tester or How Software Testing Changed My Life

4:20PM

Keynote 4: Connecting the Beats with the Bytes

Frank Wammes, Capgemini, Netherlands

5:05PM

Key Takeaways / UKSTAR Programme Team Farewell

UKSTAR Group