Track 1
Park Suites 3 – 5
Track 2
Plaza Suites 1-2
Track 3
Plaza Suites 3-4
Day 1

Registration

8:30 – 8:55

Welcome

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome from Barnaby Dracup, Head of Content

Keynote

9:05 – 9:30

On-Call as a Scam

Shay Weiss
VP of Engineering
Goldman Sachs

Breakout Sessions

9:35 – 10:00

Setting up a QA Centre of Excellence

Dileep Marway
Head of QA
The Economist

9:35 – 10:00

BDD with Selenide

Hima Bindu Peteti
Tech Manager
Independent

9:35 – 10:00

DevOps Transformation – A Case of History Repeating

Andy Burgin
Platform Engineer
Sky Betting and Gaming

10:05 – 10:30

Crystal ball gazing: Marrying capacity models and load testing

Matthew Clarke
Senior Performance Engineer & Test Specialist
Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing

10:05 – 10:30

10:05 – 10:30

Break

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee, networking, exhibition

Keynote

11:00 – 11:25

Starting from scratch (Outside looking in.)

Mark Bland
Senior Test Manager
Premier Farnell

Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 11:55

Embracing DevOps practices to create a culture of quality.

Nayana Shetty
Technical Lead
Financial Times

11:30 – 11:55

Need to Integrate Your Database Change Management into DevOps?

John Pocknell
Database Solutions Evangelist
Quest

12:00 – 12:25

Testing for Microservices, New Pyramids for a New Generation

Dan Smart
Test Engineering Lead
BookingGo

12:00 – 12:25

On The Shoulders of Giants – How to Find, Build and Lead Effective Communities of Practice

Drew Pontikis
Practice Manager – Testing and Quality
DisplayLink

12:00 – 12:25

A Journey to a Centralized, Globally Distributed Platform

Katie Gamanji
Cloud Platform Engineer
Condé Nast International

Break

12:25 – 13:25
Networking, lunch, exhibition

Keynote

13:25 – 13:50

A decade (and a bit) of DevOps

Ian Watson
Senior Manager, DevOps
Burberry

Breakout Sessions

13:55 – 14:20

Unleash DevOps with Serverless

Jon Vines
Software Development Team Lead
AO.com

13:55 – 14:20

DevOperability – Putting the Ops back into DevOps

Alexandra Moore
System Build Engineer
TransUnion UK

14:25 – 14:50

QA is dead long live…

Rob Lunt
Transformation Consultant

14:25 – 14:50

Adapt and Adopt a tester: (r)evolutionary story

Miro Barsocchi & Annarita De Biase
Software Engineer in Test II
Hotels.com

14:25 – 14:50

DevOps for Humans

Terry Brown
Director of Software Engineering
GSK

Break

14:50 – 15:20
Coffee, networking, exhibition

Keynote

15:20 – 15:45

Beyond QA

Philip Curran
Head of Quality
eShopWorld

Q&A panel

15:50 – 16:30

Day 2

Registration

8:30 – 8:55

Welcome

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome from Barnaby Dracup, Head of Content

Keynote

9:05 – 9:30

Breakout Sessions

9:35 – 10:00

Be a super smart QA team with TPI Next* Test Process Improvements!

Narayanan Palani
Chapter Lead – Quality Engineering
Lloyds Banking Group

9:35 – 10:00

Agile is dead…… long live agile

Paul Pilling
Agile Delivery Manager
BPDTS

10:05 – 10:30

10:05 – 10:30

Agile Tester in making: mixing real life with transferable skills

Yong Yuen He
Software Test Engineer
Rentalcars.com

10:05 – 10:30

Continuous Delivery in the Real World

Rob Devany
Squad Lead
AND Digital

Break

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee, networking, exhibition

Keynote

11:00 – 11:25

Nought to Tester in 20 Minutes

Bethany North
Senior Test Engineer
Sky Betting and Gaming

Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 11:55

Web Accessibility Testing with Axe

Aparna Gopalakrishnan
Test Automation Consultant

11:30 – 11:55

Session 3

12:00 – 12:25

The challenges in recruiting Testing professionals and how to overcome them

Eyal Geva
Release & QA Manager
Tech IT Recruitment

12:00 – 12:25

Software Testing Imperatives for AI and Machine Learning systems

Richard Self LLM
Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies
University of Derby

12:00 – 12:25

The Future of Enterprise Computing

Edson Ferreira
Head of Engineering
Lloyds Banking Group

Break

12:25 – 13:25
Networking, lunch, exhibition

Keynote

13:25 – 13:50

iPlayer – Keeping the promise alive.

Olu Oyadare
Senior Product Manager
BBC

Q&A panel

13:55 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 15:00
Coffee, networking, exhibition

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