Software Education Announces First Three International Speakers for STANZ 2010
Software Education has announced the first three international speakers for its 9th annual Software Testing Australia/New Zealand (STANZ) conference, being held in Wellington on 23–24 August and in Sydney on 26–27 August 2010.
Run over two days in each location, this conference is recognised as Australasia’s premier software testing conference. As Dorothy Graham, UK-based Software Testing expert and past presenter at STANZ says:
“You can’t get a better testing conference unless you travel to the other side of the world!”
The conference taps into Software Education’s extensive international network to deliver in-depth, practical solutions to the issues facing software testers today – delivered by a diverse range of people who are passionate about what they do.
Scott Barber (USA)
Chief Technologist of PerfTestPlus
Widely recognised as a thought-leader in software performance testing, Scott is the Executive Director of the Association for Software Testing, co-founder of the Workshop on Performance and Reliability and co-author of Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications. Scott believes that the most effective and efficient testing is accomplished when the project and organisational context are known and used to guide the testing effort.
Rex Black (USA)
Immediate past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and co-author of the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus, Rex is a perennial favourite at STANZ. We’re delighted to be able to have Rex join us for his fourth STANZ.
Dawn Haynes (USA)
Senior Trainer and Consultant for PerfTestPlus
With over 20 years of experience supporting, administering, developing and testing software and hardware systems, Dawn is a highly-regarded trainer of software trainers and a Director of the Association for Software Testing. Dawn is particularly passionate about improving the state of performance testing across the industry.
As Martyn Jones, Managing Director at Software Education, says:
“I believe our organisation has an important role to play in raising the professionalism and profile of software testing in our region. We’re delighted to be able to bring experts of this sort of calibre to Australia and New Zealand, year after year, to share their wealth of experience and demonstrate the critical impact professional software testing has on global business.”
Visit www.softed.com for more details.
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