Conference Program

September 26 - Tutorials
08:00 - 09:00 Conference Registration
  Tutorial I Tutorial II Tutorial III Tutorial IV
09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to AI and Techniques for the testing of AI-Based Systems

Klaudia Dussa-Zieger
President ISTQB®
Germany
Exploratory Testing, making it work

Pablo Garcia Munos
Sharpness
Sweden
Mastering API Test Automation: Beyond the Basics

Joel Oliveira
Celfocus
Portugal
Embracing the diversity of communication styles

Rob Lambert
Cultivated Management
UK
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break | Exhibition
11:00 – 13:15 Introduction to AI and Techniques for the testing of AI-Based Systems

Klaudia Dussa-Zieger
President ISTQB®
Germany
Exploratory Testing, making it work

Pablo Garcia Munos
Sharpness
Sweden
Mastering API Test Automation: Beyond the Basics

Joel Oliveira
Celfocus
Portugal
Embracing the diversity of communication styles

Rob Lambert
Cultivated Management
UK
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch | Exhibition
  Tutorial V Tutorial VI Tutorial VII Tutorial VIII
14:15 – 15:45 AI-Enabled Test Management: A Real-Time Guide

Maryna Didkovska
Epam Systems
Ukraine
Test Planning Explained

Predrag Skoković
Quality House
Serbia
Powerful insights into quality using metrics and team self-assessment

Mette Bruhn-Pedersen
Safe Journey
Denmark
Let's build a Continuous Quality Assurance Strategy around your CI/CD pipeline

Szilard Szell
Eficode Oy
Finland
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break | Exhibition
16:15 – 18:30 AI-Enabled Test Management: A Real-Time Guide

Maryna Didkovska
Epam Systems
Ukraine
Test Planning Explained

Predrag Skoković
Quality House
Serbia
Powerful insights into quality using metrics and team self-assessment

Mette Bruhn-Pedersen
Safe Journey
Denmark
Let's build a Continuous Quality Assurance Strategy around your CI/CD pipeline

Szilard Szell
Eficode Oy
Finland
20:00 Social Event
September 27 – Presentations
08:00 - 09:00 Conference Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Opening Words
Mitko Mitev (Conference Chair)
09:15 – 10:15 Keynote 1
Testing with AI – How can AI support us?


Klaudia Dussa-Zieger
President ISTQB®
Germany
10:15 - 10:45 Visteon Corporation
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break | Exhibition
  Session I
AI in Testing
Session II
Performance & Security Testing
Session III
Test Management
Session IV
Agile Testing
11:15 - 11:55 A1
The Human Factor: Enhancing AI-Driven Software Testing with Human Insights


Alexander Ganster
Munich Re
Germany
B1
Authentication Gone Bad - Penetration Testing Techniques for Chaining Vulnerabilities


Milcho Hekimov
Quality House
Bulgaria
C1
The new era of Time Management


Filipe Nuno Carlos
InnoWave
Portugal
D1
I did it my [AGILE] way


Valentina Biankini
CROZ
Croatia

Tihana Horvat
CROZ
Croatia
11:55 - 12:35 A2
Changes in QA Processes and SDLC with AI Testing: Impact and Adaptation for Teams


Oleksiy Slavutskyy
Epam Systems
Ukraine

Nataliya Bogushevskaya
Epam Systems
Ukraine
B2
Beyond Performance Testing Theory: What Books Don't Tell You


Milen Stefanov
Dreamix by Synechron
Bulgaria
C2
Managing Defects


Žaklina Polak Matanović
Conet
Croatia
D2
Taking action to lead software testing


Kari Kakkonen
Dragons Out Oy
Finland

Marko Rytkönen
Marko Rytkönen Oy
Finland
12:35 - 13:35 Lunch | Exhibition
13:35 - 14:35 Keynote 2
I will never mention “Manual Tester” again


Pablo Garcia Munos
Sharpness
Sweden
14:35 - 15:05 Coffee Break | Exhibition
  Industrial Slots
  Industrial Slot I Industrial Slot II Industrial Slot III Industrial Slot IV
15:05 - 15:35 E1

Visteon Corporation

F1

Quality House

G1

ISTQB® Women in Testing Panel Discussion

Empowering Women in IT/Testing: Challenges and Solutions

H1

TBA

15:35 - 16:05 Coffee Break | Exhibition
  Session V
AI in Testing
Session VI
Test Automation
Session VII
TPI
Session VIII
Testing in General
16:05 - 16:45 I1
How to be a QA Lead in the age of AI


Filip Ambruš
Infinum
Croatia
J1
Navigating Modern Authentication in Automated Testing


Anton Angelov
Automate the Planet
Bulgaria
K1
Enhancing Resilience in Economic Crises and Inflation Through TMMi Implementation


Bogdan Rakočević
Mozzart
Serbia
L1
Unveiling the Power Behind Ensuring Safety and Efficacy in Healthcare Testing


Angela Shalievska
Qinshift
North Macedonia
16:45 - 17:25 I2
Approaching unit testing with generative AI: A tool and impact evaluation


Calvin Schröder
Deutsche Telekom IT
Germany
J2
Warp-speed your Automation


IJle Feenstra
Squerist
The Netherlands

Ghislain Gabriëlse
Squerist
De Testers
K2
Quality assurance as a critical partner for business success


Greta Petkova
PSInteractive
Bulgaria
L2
How LEGO building techniques make me a better tester


Wim Demey
CTG
Belguim
17:25 - 18:05 I3
Automation in the AI powered Physical Security World


Dimitar Todorov
Alcatraz AI
Bulgaria

Kostadin Chakarov
Alcatraz AI
Bulgaria
J3
Behind the scenes of test automation - stories from the lives of testers


Grzegorz Holak
PTB / Sii Poland
Poland

Konrad Gomulski
PTB / Sii Poland
Poland
K3
Lead Your Way Into the Future by Managing Up


Irja Straus
Croatia
L3
The unique holistic perspective of the software tester


Hans Börjesson
Test scouts
Sweden
18:05 - 18:30 Closing Words
Mitko Mitev (Conference Chair)
Best Paper Award | Best Presentation Award