Recent and Upcoming Events
Events from 2009
January QA SIG
January 14, 2009
Because of snow, our speaker for January was not able to make it to Seattle - however, Rob Bach will be presenting in March. The January QA SIG featured Jon Bach hosting an Open Session where participants brainstormed and voted for the topics to be discussed.
Seventeenth Annual WritersUA Conference
March 29, 2009
Registration is open for the Seventeenth Annual WritersUA Conference for Software User Assistance. The event takes place March 29-April 1, in Seattle, Washington. The conference features over seventy cutting-edge topics from forty-five experts, project demonstrations from other user assistance developers, plus an exhibition of products and services, certificate programs, and networking events.
March QA SIG - How To Be A Test Pilot
March 11, 2009
The March QA SIG meeting features Rob Bach who will present an interactive talk on the parallels between aviation and software testing.
May QA SIG
May 13, 2009
Join us on May 13th for a talk with a Seattle police detective in the computer forensics and electronic crimes division and an IP attorney. Both will address cyber crimes and what can be done to protect data up front and ways companies and individuals can help when information has been compromised. This is sure to be a very interesting evening and relevant for all technology professionals. Hope you can join us!
July QA SIG - Improving Testing Collaboration in Agile Developement
July 8, 2009
Join us on July 8th for a talk with Bruce Winegarden. The goal of Bruce's talk is to stimulate a dialog on how QA testing professionals can best collaborate with agile development to form a quality continuum for enduring sustainable software. Hope you can join us!
September QA SIG - What Would MacGyver Do?
September 9, 2009
Join us on September 9th for a STARWEST preview with Harry Robinson. Harry's talk: What Would MacGyver Do? looks at the current state of test automation and seeks to find new fresh ideas, including his "freestyle test automation."
August 4, 2009
August talk at SeaSPIN - Data-Driven, Experiential SPI
WTIA/QASIG Pub Night at Quardev
October 14, 2009
Casual evening to connect with other QA Professionals and have some fun. Hope you can join us!
Software Test and Performance Conference
October 19, 2009
STPCon to take place October 19-23, 2009 at Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Mass.
October SeaSPIN Meeting
October 6, 2009
How to Start an Agile Project, Presented by Jeremy Lightsmith at Construx Software, Bellevue.
October 26, 2009
Quardev will be attending PNSQC on October 26-28 in Portland, Oregon.
November QASIG Meeting
November 11, 2009
Join us on Wednesday, November 11th to hear Jon Bach's post-PNSQC talk about his ideas on managing testing projects and teams in a fast-paced environment. As usual we'll have pizza and beverages - hope you can join us!