Software conferences to attend in 2023 and 2024

Keep track of upcoming software conferences with this running list of DevOps, Software Testing, Software Development, and Quality Assurance conferences.

Here at Qase, we love software conferences. We attend, sponsor, and speak at various conferences both in-person and online every year, so we maintain a pretty long list of conferences on our radar. We thought we’d save you all some time and share our comprehensive list of DevOps, software testing, software development, and quality assurance conferences through the rest of 2023 and into 2024.

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DevOps conferences

DevOpsCon 2024

DevOpsCon focuses on CI/CD, Kubernetes Ecosystem, Agile, and Lean Business. This London-based conference offers in-person and virtual options for sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities.

While this 4-day conference has yet to announce its sessions, past years have explored various aspects of Kubernetes, discussed how to elevate software testing with AI, and explored the latest DevOps trends.

When: April 8-11, 2024
Where: London, United Kingdom
Price: £449 - £1,599 depending on the time of purchase, number of days attending, and in-person versus virtual.

DevOps Days Istanbul 2024

If you miss DevOps Days TelAviv or want another round of sessions aimed at developers, system admins, and people in technical fields — put DevOpsDays Istanbul on your list.

Sessions and speakers have not been announced yet. Previous years have covered Kubernetes, automation, and various DevOps trends.

When: April 20, 2024
Where: Istanbul, Turkey
Price: $47-$100 depending on time of purchase

Agile + DevOps West

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Agile + DevOps West is an in-person and virtual Techwell software conference concentrating on trending topics in Agile and DevOps such as agile testing and automation, AI and machine learning, digital transformation, and building Agile/DevOps cultures.

Programming has not been announced yet, but will include formal talks as well as professionals leading facilitated open spaces on particular topics. Previous years keynotes covered subjects such as humanizing work, DevOps from large enterprises’ POV, and effective product development culture.

When: June 2-7, 2024
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada and online
Price: TBD, will vary depending on number of days and in-person versus virtual attendance

Quality assurance and software testing conferences

Agile Testing Days 2023

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Agile Testing Days will celebrate their 15th anniversary in Potsdam, Germany in November 2023. This 4-day conference offers both onsite and virtual options for software testers, software engineers, QA leads, QA engineers, agile testers, software developers, test automation specialists, agile coaches or scrum masters, product owners, and team leads.

Keynotes tackle topics like how AI can transform test case management, whether debugging methods can be applied to management, and championing quality standards and processes.

Agile Testing Days also includes a day completely dedicated to tutorials. Attendees can choose from 11 different full-day workshops covering topics such as AI and machine learning, accessibility testing, and how to make meetings less uncomfortable and more valuable.

When: November 13-16, 2023
Where: Potsdam, Germany
Price: € 765 - € 31, prices vary depending on virtual versus onsite and number of days.

TestBash Autumn 2023

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Ministry of Testing hosts several TestBash online events throughout the year. TestBash Autumn 2023 will include one day of various testing topics and one day focusing on testing tools and automation.

The schedule includes talks such as Testing Autonomous Beasts: With Great Value Comes Great Responsibility by Irja Straus, How to Advocate for Accessibility Testing and Implementing It on Your Teams by Janique Morris, and several demonstrations of how different companies automate their testing.

Programming also includes panel discussions, AMAs, and fireside chats with industry experts.

When: November 22-23, 2023
Where: Online
Price: £99 (free for Pro Ministry of Testing members)

World Conference Next Generation Testing 2023

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🎤Attend a talk by Qase Developer Advocate, Vitaly Sharovatov

World Conference Next Generation Testing (WCNGT) is an in-person and virtual conference, co-located with India Testing Awards and India Testing League.

WCNGT 2023 is an interactive conference focused on knowledge-sharing, discussing practical experiences, and exploring testing trends and best practices through extended panel sessions. Sessions cover topics such as leveraging LLMs in automated testing and debugging processes, building the next generation of test leaders, and redefining the identity of a tester from quality assurance to quality engineering.

Qase Developer Advocate Vitaly Sharovatov will be presenting his talk, Dogfooding: Eating Your Own Cooking for Quality Assurance, exploring the concept of dogfooding and how it became a vital strategy for enhancing product quality.

Call for papers: Still accepting submissions at the time of publishing.
When: November 23, 2023
Where: Shangri-La Bengaluru, India
Price: $90 for virtual attendance, $120 for in-person

Automation Guild 2024

TestGuild’s annual online event Automation Guild is all about achieving reliable and less flaky automation and improving your E2E testing efforts.

Automation Guild will be a fully online event featuring training and live Q&A sessions, presentations and guidance from E2E automation experts, and networking opportunities. Praise for previous years’ programming mentioned gaining takeaways that could be implemented immediately, exploring new techniques, and rewatching sessions recordings again and again.

When: February 5-9, 2024
Where: Online
Price: TBD

Software Quality Days

Software Quality Days curates lectures, tutorials, scientific presentations, and practice-oriented implementation lectures to create a quality-centric event.

This two-day conference will include three keynote speakers, more than 70 lectures, and hundreds of participants. Programming has not been finalized but previous keynote speakers include René Borbonus, Gunter Dueck, and Darja Šmite.

Call for papers: Accepting practical papers through October 31, 2023 and scientific papers through November 17, 2023.
When: April 24-25, 2024
Where: Vienna, Austria
Price: TBD

StarEast 2024

StarEast is an in-person and virtual Techwell software conference for software testing and quality.

While sessions are still in development, StarEast promises over 75 talks including keynotes, tutorials, and sessions. The long list of topics to be covered includes test automation, accessibility, test strategy, career development, security testing, and many more.

StarEast will be held in a resort-style luxury hotel near Orlando, Florida’s famous theme parks, making it a great choice for anyone looking to tack a vacation onto their conference experience.

When: April 28 - May 3, 2024
Where: Orlando, Florida
Price: TBD

World Conference on Quality & Improvement 2024

World Conference on Quality & Improvement (WCQI) boasts “70 years as the quality community’s leading event.”

WCQI offers four session types:

  • Concurrent: 45-minute sessions to present real applications, results, or solutions that can be immediately implemented
  • Case study: 60-minute sessions based on real life examples with problem statement, methodology, and solution
  • Workshop: 2-hour hands-on sessions addressing a topic while leading participants through a practical lesson
  • After 5 session: 60-minutes sessions that happen after 5pm, designed to help attendees have fun, think outside the box, and make connections

Session details and speakers will be announced in 2024.

When: May 12-15, 2024
Where: San Diego, California
Price: TBD

International Conference on Software Testing 2024

The 17th annual IEEE International Conference on Software Testing (ICST) aims to provide a space for engineers, scientists, and researchers to come together to share research, ideas, and new developments.
All research papers submitted to ICST are peer-reviewed and evaluated based on quality, originality, and relevance, so attendees can anticipate well-researched presentations by top scientists and practitioners.

When: May 27-31, 2024
Where: Toronto, Canada
Price: TBD

ExpoQA 2024

ExpoQA is a 3-day conference where software testing and quality engineering from all over Europe and beyond meet up for sessions, master classes, and hands-on workshops.

The 2024 event concentrates on “the practicality of testing and implementing quality in everyday life and work.” Sessions and speakers have yet to be announced, but previous years covered topics such as behavior driven development, chaos testing, AI-assisted programming, exploratory testing, and managing security.

When: May 28-30, 2024
Where: Madrid, Spain
Price: TBD

Test Automation Days 2024

Test Automation Days is a two-day conference for the international test automation community. It’s an ideal networking and learning opportunity for professionals in IT management like CIOs and CTOs, IT professionals such as Test Managers and Engineers, and business management like Project Managers and Software Suppliers.

Talks, workshops, and hands-on experiences center around the latest testing techniques and tools. The organizers of this conference strive to reframe test automation. They will explore the rapidly evolving industry through case studies presented by industry experts.

Programming has yet to be released. Test Automation Days is actively seeking presentations that cover implementing innovative practices, using AI-assisted tools, and what’s next in test automation.

Call for cases: Accepting case study presentation applications through Friday, January 10, 2024

When: May 29-30, 2024
Where: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Price: €395 - €790 depending on number of days

Nordic Testing Days

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Nordic Testing Days is an annual conference that was originally aimed at software testers, but has expanded to offer material for programmers, UX specialists, designers, project managers, and more.

Sessions have not been announced, but Nordic Testing Days promises an event that’s useful for both junior and senior professionals in IT. The conference aims to promote knowledge-sharing in the testing industry, discuss the importance of delivering quality software, and create a space for sharing success and failure stories so attendees can learn from each other.

Call for papers: Accepting papers through December 1, 2023
When: June 5-7, 2024
Where: Tallinn, Estonia
Price: €475 for early bird tickets, standard pricing to be announced

EuroSTAR 2024

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EuroSTAR is a 4-day conference that draws in more than 1,000 software testers for educational sessions run by industry experts.

Sessions are still in the works, but EuroSTAR is planning more than 60 sessions including keynotes, tutorials, and track talks. Previous years have been described as a “Disneyland for testers” thanks to the variety of testers from different industries who discuss topics such as DEI, methods of collaboration, test automation, accessibility testing, remote work, and much more.

When: June 11-14, 2024
Where: Stockholm, Sweden
Price: €1,825 - €2,125, depending on time of purchase and level of access. Group pricing is also available.

Romanian Testing Conference 2024

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🎤Attend a talk by Qase Developer Advocate, Jenna Charlton

The 2024 Romanian Testing Conference (RTC) theme is “Beyond the Surface: Unleashing Hidden Potential in Testing.”

RTC embraces this theme and encourages attendees to be active participants and co-creators by bringing their own questions, insights, and experiences to share. The conference will center around diving deep into the testing landscape to uncover hidden gems in common processes, tools, and methodologies.

Programming is still being developed and at the time of publication RTC is accepting submissions for talks and workshops.

Call for talks and workshops: Accepting through November 30, 2023
When: June 12-14, 2024
Where: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Price: TBD

Agile conferences

XP 2024

XP 2024 will the the 25th International Conference on Agile Software Development. While the conference originally focused only on extreme programming (XP), the scope has expanded to cover modern Agile approaches, developments, and trends.

Programming has not yet been announced, but previous years talks covered software sustainability, learning from your mistakes, improving legacy code, and many other topics.

When: June 3-7, 2024
Where: Bolzano, Italy
Price: TBD

Agile on the Beach 2024

Agile on the Beach is a conference geared towards professionals working in Agile or anyone interested in leveraging the Agile methodology. And while the conference is actually held inside the Academy of Music and Theatrical Arts in Cornwall, attendees can enjoy a backdrop of Gyllyngvase beach and the Atlantic ocean.

Sessions are still in the works but a few social events have been announced. Attendees can look forward to an Agile Quiz Night, garden party games, a beach party and BBQ, and a boat party to wrap up the conference.

When: July 4-5, 2024
Where: Falmouth University, United Kingdom
Price: £660, tickets to boat party sold separately

Agile 2024

Agile 2024 brings passionate Agilists from around the world together for a 5-day conference.

Sessions and speakers are still in the works. Agile 2024 promises programming concentrating on Agile practices, strategies, and ideas presented by leading experts from around the globe.

When: July 22-26, 2024
Where: Grapevine, Texas
Price: TBD

Software development conferences

CodeMash 2024

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CodeMash aims to “educate developers on current practices, methodologies and technology trends in a variety of platforms and development languages.” And they do all that next to the US’s largest indoor waterpark.

Sessions are labeled as beginner, intermediate, and advanced and cover various programming, QA testing, software development, and agile topics. You can go deep into advanced topics like machine learning or optimizing SQL performance. Or, you can have some fun with sessions like Building Better Teams Through Play by Jenny Bramble or Learning From Unlikely Places: What an FBI Hostage Negotiator can Teach Us by Diane Zajac.

CodeMash is also one of the only kid-friendly software conferences out there, with multiple “KidzMash” sessions with Legos, clay, balloon animals, magic tricks, and more.

When: January 9-12, 2024
Where: Sandusky, Ohio
Price: $500-$1,000, prices vary depending on the time of purchase and the number of days you plan to attend.

Developer Week Germany 2024

Developer Week is an established software development conference that features more than 150 experts across hundreds of lectures, workshops, and development sessions.

Programming includes three categories:

  • Workshops: One full working day each, maximum of 25 participants
  • Talks: One-hour sessions, unlimited attendees
  • DevSessions: Around four hours each, maximum of 35 participants

When: July 1-5, 2024
Where: Nuremberg, Germany
Price: €199 - 1,963 depending on time of purchase and number of days attending

That Conference 2024

That Conference calls themselves a “summer camp for geeks” that hosts in-person events in Texas and Wisconsin once a year and digital events all year round.

That Conference Wisconsin 2024 will be a 4-day summer camp for developers who are excited to learn about mobile, web, cloud, and technology topics.

We love that this is one of the few family-friendly software conferences out there. It takes place in the Kalahari Resort and Waterpark and includes both professional and family tracks, so your whole family can tag along. They also provide different lanyard colors so attendees can easily communicate if they prefer no physical contact (red), limited contact like handshakes (yellow), or okay with personal contact like hugs (green).

Sessions are still being developed, but attendees can look forward to more than 200 sessions, several hands-on learning workshops, and networking opportunities.

When: July 29 - August 1, 2024
Where: Wisconsin Dells, WI
Price: $199-$1,199 depending on number of days, event access, and food choices

We hope to see you at a software conference sometime soon

Remember to keep checking back for updates on programming, pricing, and additional conferences!

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