Top QA/Software Testing & Game Testing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Top Conferences to Attend in 2018

It the almost end of the year and it’s time to set plan your calendar for the upcoming software testing conferences.

These Testing conferences are not only an opportunity to meet industry leaders but also a medium to keep yourself updated to the new software testing trends and technologies.

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Benefits of attending Software Testing Conferences

  • Conference helps in meeting professional goals
  • Helps to stay updated about latest tools and technology leading in the industry
  • Helps in gathering more ideas for improving the existing process or to find new solutions to existing problems.
  • testers can improve software testing skills and techniques.
  • A chance to meet and interact with Industry leaders
  • Provides professional networking opportunities.
  • An excellent opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, thoughts, and learning.
  • A great platform to get recognized

Though, there are a lot of software testing conferences out there and you have to choose carefully. After all, as valuable as conferences can be, they’re time away from the office. So, we’ve collected a list of the top software testing and game testing conferences that you should attend in 2018.

Below is the list of some of the top Software Testing and Game Testing Conferences.

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Software Testing Forum

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STeP – IN is Asia Pacific’s largest Software Testing Forum which mainly conducts conference, seminars, and panel discussions. They have this largest international conference on Software testing.

  1. STPCon

This is one of the leading conferences on Software Testing. They make sure to cover the hottest topics and the latest and their aim is to give a platform to leaders, managers, and strategy to converge.


STAR is one of the most premier conferences for Software Testers and QA professionals. Their program focuses more on test management and leadership, covers details on all types of testing, software testing careers and a lot more.

  1. EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference

EuroSTAR is one of the most famous conferences held annually. They make sure attendees get the best out of the event, and their program includes some half day and full day tutorials and workshops. The event is conducted in different cities every year

  1. SeleniumConf

SeleniumConf will mainly focus on the Selenium a powerful automation tool by experts from all the world. This is a two days’ conference and also provide a Scholarship Scheme for the attendees those who are financially weak.

  1. UKSTAR 2018

UKSTAR is an international testing conference which will happen every year. The main motto of this conference to solve the testing related problems and also very much helpful for the developers.

  1. ASTQB Summit

ASTQB Summit will concentrate mainly on the cost involved in testing. By this conference, we will learn all the shortcut techniques on how to minimize the cost factor which was spent on defects.

  1. SoCraTes 2017

SoCraTes is an international testing conference which mainly focuses on the people how are involved in Testing. It also provides a very good platform to testing experts to share all their knowledge with each other.

  1. Agile 2017: Agile testing conference

North American conference is dedicated to furthering Agile principles and providing a venue for people and ideas to flourish. This is where the Agile tribes meet!

  1. Atlassian Summit

Atlassian Summit conference will be held annually and all the participants across the globe will attend this great event.

In this conference, we will learn about the JIRA tool to sharpen your skills.

Game QA Conferences

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Some of the top game testing conferences are listed below

  1. Game Quality Forum: The Game Quality Forum continues to be the world’s only meeting place dedicated to bringing game QA, producers, localization, customer services and senior studio & publisher leadership together in order to discuss how the quality bar for games can be raised.
  2. Game QA and Localisation: The Game QA & Localisation Forums, is Dedicated to QA, Localization and Their Place in Wider Development in the Games Industry
  3. E3: The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the largest show dedicated to video games industry, held in Los Angeles.
  4. Tokyo Game Show: TGS brings the best of video games to Tokyo every fall.
  5. GDC: The Game Developer’s Conference in San Jose is where developers share their latest technology and ideas.
  6. PAX West: Formerly known as Pax Prime, the Penny Arcade Expo is a festival where fans can celebrate all things gaming.
  7. PAX East: The Penny Arcade game festival for the East Coast.
  8. BlizzCon: The annual BlizzCon convention celebrates the games of Blizzard Entertainment.
  9. MineCon: Convention celebrating the game Minecraft.
  10. HaloFest: HaloFest celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Halo franchise.

Let us know if we have missed out any name.

Jovie Sylvia

Jovie Sylvia

Seasoned Social Media Marketing Expert @indiumsoft #softwaretesting - Email to sylvia.a@indiumsoft.com for software testing queries

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