Prior Events

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May 4-5, Agile And Beyond, Dearborn, MI

April 19-21, Agile Alliance Technical Conference, Boston


Dec 5-10, Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany

Nov 3-4, Software-QS-Tag, Nuremberg, Germany

Sept 26-27, KWSQA Conference, Kitchener/Waterloo

September 9, DSM Agile, Des Moines, IA

August 15-17, Private Client, Cincinnati, OH

August 10-12, CAST 2016, Vancouver, BC

August 8, TestRetreat, Vancouver, BC

July 25-26, Agile2016, Atlanta, GA

June 27, Consulting/Training, Private Client, South Bend, IN

June 15, After-Evening, North American Round, 2016 Software Testing World Cup, Online (Tentative)

May 15-17, Attending training, Reinventing Testers, Orcas Island, Washington Coast, USA

May 5-6, Agile And Beyond, Dearborn, MI

April 21, Test Estimation Hacks, Webinar, From Anywhere!

April 27, Improve Your Build, Test and Release, Webinar for Sumo Logic, From Anywhere!

April 13, QualityJam, Atlanta, GA


November 20, Grand Rapids Association of IT Professionals, Grand Rapids, MI

November 9-12, Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany

November 5-6, TestBash:New York City

October 27, Much Ado About Agile, Vancouver, BC

October 22, STAC, Software Testing Atlanta Conference

October 8-9, KWSQA Conference, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

August 6-7 2015, Agile2015, Washington DC

August 3-5 2015, CAST, the Conference for the Association for Software Testing, Grand Rapids, MI

August 1, 2015, TestRetreat:Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI

June 18-20, Agile Roots, Salt Lake City, UT

May 11 2015, GLSEC, The Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference

May 3-8 2015, STAREast, Orlando, FL, Tutorial: “Lean Software Delivery” and Talk: “Getting Rid of Release Candidate Testing”

March 31-April 2, STPCon Spring 2015, San Diego, California, talk “Save Our Scrum”

March 24-27 2015, TestBash, Brighton, UK (Teaching assignment in the Netherlands on the 24th)

March 23 2015, Test Design Workshop, Netherlands

Feb 17 2015, QAOrTheHighWay, Columbus, OH

Feb 16, 2015, The Workshop on Teaching Test Design, Columbus, OH

Jan 6-9 2105, CodeMash, Sandusky, OH, “Save Our Scrum” and “Exploratory Testing for Everybody”


November 10-13, 2014, Agile Testing Days, Judge, Software Testing World Cup & 1/2 day tutorial on lean software testing

November 9, 2014, Potslightning, a free peer conference at World Cup Warm-Up!

October 29, Grand Rapids Testers, “Testing In Scrum”

October 27, Lansing Area Software Testers, “Testing In Scrum”

October 22-24, 2014, SDEC 2014,Winnipeg, Canada

October 9-10, 2014, Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Aug 11-13, 2014,Conference for the Association for Software Testing, New York City. Keynote: The State of the Practice in Software Testing

August 9, 2014, TestRetreat:New York City (With Matt Barcomb and Anna Royzman)

July 28-Aug 1, 2014, Track Chair, The Agile Conference, Orlando, FL. Also two talks.

June 16-20, 2014, Private Training (LST), Wesminster, Colorado.

June 4-6, 2014, Nordic Testing Days, Tallinn, Estonia. Tutorial: A Day Of Lean Software Testing. Conference Talk: Not Yet Announced! (Both With Pete Walen)

June 2, 2014, TestRetreat:Netherlands

May 30, 2014, Compressing Test Time With Exploratory Methods; a day of public training, Edinburgh, Scotland

May 29, 2014, On Complete Testing, public presentation, Edinburgh branch of the British Computer Society

May 27-29, 2014, ExpoQA, Madrid, Spain. Tutorial: A Day of Lean Software Testing. Keynote Address: Twelve Years of Agile Testing and What Do We Know?

May, 5, 2014, Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference, Grand Rapids, MI (Sponsoring)

April 27, 2014, A Day of Lean Software Delivery, Lansing, MI

April 25, 2014, USA Round, Software Testing World Cup

April 24, 2014, GR-Testers, Twelve Years of Agile Testing and What Have We Learned, Grand Rapids, MI

April 24, 2014, PNSQC Virtual Meetup, Trends in Testing and Call for Abstracts, Free Online Webinar

March 10, 2014, GR-Testers, Lessons Learned in Agile-Testing, Grand Rapids, MI

Feb 22, 2014, AgileAndBeyond, Dearborn, MI – Two Track Talks – “One Weird Tip To Improve Collaboration”, with Matt Heusser and David Hoppe, also “Who Needs an Estimate?” with Matt Heusser, Steve Rogalsky, and David Hoppe.

Feb 18, 2014, QAOrTheHighWay, Columbus, OH – Keynote Address “Cool New Things … And Some Old”


Dec 5-7, 2013, Workshop on Self-Education in software testing (WHOSE), Cleveland, OH

Oct 28-31, 2013, Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany

Oct 23, 2013, Testing User Group of South East Michigan

September 29-October 3, 2013, STARWest, Anaheim, CA

August 26-28, 2013, Conference for the Association for Software Testing.  Member, board of directors, AST

August 24, 2013, TestRetreat, Madison, WI

August 19-20, 2013, Stanz, Software Testing New Zealand

August 5-9, 2013, Agile 2013, Nashville, TN, United States

June 20, 2013, Test Automation Day, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

April 21-24, 2013, Software Test Professionals Conference, San Diego, CA

March 23, 2013, Mid Michigan Testers Meetdown, Okemos, MI

March 9, 2013, Agile and Beyond Conference, Dearborn, MI

February 11, 2013,  GR-Testers User’s Group, Grand Rapids, Michigan,

January 23-25, 2013, Cleveland, OH; Private Client

January 24, 2013, Cleveland, OH; Northern Ohio Software Quality Assurance Association (NOSQAA)


November 27-28, Video Interview for – Available free, no registration required, New York City, NY

November 19-22, 2012 Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany, The Great Game of Testing.

November 5-9, 2012, Øredev, Malmö, Sweden, Software Testing Reloaded also Video: Building Your Reputation Through Creative Disobedience.

October 22-25, 2012, Private Training in Columbus, OH

October 20-21, 2012, Board of Directors Meeting, Association for Software Testing, Chicago, IL

October 16-18, 2012, STPCon, Miama, Florida – Track Chair, Hands-On Track, Lead Organizer, Test Competition

October 8-10, 2012, PNSQC, Portland, Oregon – Talk, “A Brief History of the Quality Movement and What Software Should Do About It”, also tutorial with Pete Walen, “Software Testing Reloaded

Sept 25, 2012, Presentation, Industrial Committee on Test And Evaluation, Washington Naval Yard Area

Sept 24, 2012, Corporate Client, Washington DC Area

May 7-10, 2012, InterOp/LV, Las Vegas, Nevada – Media/Press for the event

May 24, 2012, Agile-Testing Webinar for Smart Bear Software – Available to Download (Free Registration Required)

July 13-15, 2012, Test Coach Camp, San Jose, California – Lead Organizer

July 16-18, 2012, CAST 2012, San Joe, California – Co-Organizer, Emerging Topics Track, Member of the Board of Directors

July 20-August 3, 2012, On Client Site, South Bend, Indiana

To go back before August 2012, you’ll need the ancient events page.



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