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ConTEST 2021

  • Free conference: Feb 15th – 16th (games), 17th -19th (talks)
  • Tutorials: Feb 22nd – 26th
  • Training: March 3rd – March 12th

What Is ConTEST NYC?

ConTEST NYC is the famous conference that explores the role of software quality and testing in the context of the modern world.

This year it’s going around the globe! We present a truly international cast for a truly international program to celebrate our craft at the start of New Year 2021.

Each session is repeated live two times: Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and Oceania will be watching. Join this grand event and meet fellow testers across the globe!

We invite YOU to discover emergent trends and practices in software testing and quality engineering, lay your hands and eyes on the latest technologies and immerse yourself in the thought leadership of others as ConTEST goes around the WORLD!

Learn about past conferences

Companies that attend ConTEST

What to expect this year?


How do we match speakers to participants between 24 timezones? Check our schedule, select your timezone and find out. Yes, you will meet ALL speakers, and NOT in the middle of the night.


Welcome to Tech Lab, a fun challenge with ideas of the future! 2020 has pushed the technology to the new dimension. We’ll explore it. Oh, and test it too! Plus, check out our entertaining activities section below.


Discover latest industry trends and successful practices, hear inspiring talks by expert speakers from 20 countries. Do a Lightning Talk – we will stream your talk to the world!


Round tables, lean coffees, games, competitions and idea sharing 24/7- meet your peers across the globe! Authentic interactive component is the ConTEST know-how. Come to experience it.

Meet Our Speakers

Michael Bolton

LeadConsultant at DevelopSense

Yasuharu Nishi

Researcher and Consultant on Software Testing and Quality

Maryam Umar

Head of Quality of Thought Machine

Ali Khalid

Founder at Quality Spectrum

Ajay Balamurugadas

AVP-DELIVERY at Qapitol QA Services Pvt. Ltd

Anna Royzman

Global Quality Leadership Institute,
Founder of Test Masters Academy (USA)

Paul Holland

Sr. Director of the Test Engineering at Medidata Solutions, Inc.

Lalit Bhamare

Senior Software Test Engineer at XING SE

Amy Jo Esser

Director of Quality Assurance

Aprajita Mathur

Sr. Manager Bioinformatics System Software Engineering at Guardant Health

Christina Thalayasingam

Senior Test Engineer at Medidata Solutions by Dassault Systèmes®

Daniel Knott

Senior Product Manager at Xing

Djuka Selendic

Test Engineering Manager at Northwestern Mutual

Dr. Joe Perez

Certified IT Professional, International Keynote Speaker

Emna Ayadi

Test Coach, Conference Speaker, Sfax Ministry of Testing Meetup Organizer

Haritha Hari

Lead Quality Analyst at ThoughtWorks

Irja Straus

Senior Quality Control Analyst at Infobip

Juan Delgado

Automation Testing Project Leader & QA Consultant at Mobica

Laveena Ramchandani

Senior Consultant at Deloitte UK

Maciej Laskowski

Principal Software Engineer at Wunderman Thompson Technology

Mike Duskis

Director of Quality at CyberGRX

Prashant Hegde

QA Lead at MoEngage Inc

Radek Lawgmin

Senior QA Lead Engineer at Wunderman Thompson Technology

Rohit Singhal

QA Manager at EBAY

Gajan Pathmanathan

Engineering Leader at Quicken Loans

Simon Prior

Testing Peers Podcast Co-host, Test Manager at EasyJet

Varuna Srivastava

Lead Quality Analyst at ThoughtWorks, International Conference Speaker

Isaac Méndez Altuzar

Software Developer at Oracle

Juan Carlos Patrón Ruano

Software Developer at SoftQueue

Erick David Gutiérrez Hernández

Software Engineer at Semtech

Mike Talks

Test Manager at Datacom

Jasek Varky

Blockchain Engineer at MaibornWolff GmbH

Mike Wagner

Principal Architect at tapQA

«On the list of the best Software QA/Testing conferences for the 3rd year in a row» TechBeacon

A virtual event like you’ve never seen before.


We asked our sponsors for major giveaways. Enter the draft at each conference session for a unique prize - open to registered attendees only.

Testing challenges

Who is the best tester on the planet? Enter the contest with your team or join the team.


Meet new friends and discover new cultures. Lay your eyes and hands on the new technologies. Look for the clues!


Put your heads together about the hot topic with the testers across all continents. Join roundtables with a limited group of people for the valuable moderated discussion.


Ice Breakers, and many more! From serious games to not so serious - Let’s Play together!

Book Your Ticket

Conference Ticket

  • 50+ speeches, keynotes, panels, and interviews – LIVE in your time zone
  • 3 different tracks spanning the industry’s biggest trends
  • Interactive: Lean Coffees and “Birds of Feather” sessions with like-minded professionals from all continents
  • Interactive: special contests and prize-winning challenges
  • Directly connect with speakers, other attendees, and companies
  • Get special offers from sponsors
  • Interviews with hiring managers
  • Prize draws at every session for registered attendees only
  • BDON'T MISS OUT. PRICES GO UP IN: onus: 3-week all-access Replay
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Tutorial Ticket

  • 4 hr (half-day equivalent) interactive hands-on Tutorial with industry experts
  • Proprietary access to all Tutorial Materials
  • Tutorial is taught in 2-hr sessions extended over two days
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Certification Training

  • 18 hr (2 days equivalent) interactive hands-on Training on the latest development in software testing methods and quality practices
  • Proprietary access to all Training Materials
  • Training is taught in 6-hour sessions extended over three days
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Group Ticket

  • Bring 3 team members, get in 4th for free
  • For tutorials and certification training, buy three tickets and get the 4th ticket for free! Email info @ for more details
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Student Discount

30% off all regular price tickets. If you are a student, or out of work: use the code BREEZE at registration

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What attendees say about ConTEST?

"#ConTESTNYC was amazing! Anna, you've really outdone yourself this year!!! The workshops, talks, activities, fellowship, and food were all outstanding! Congrats on a successful event! Thank you so much for including me."

Angie Jones

Automation Architect, Senior Developer
Advocate at Applitools (USA)

"The whole conference was excellent! I met so many new people and learned inspiring new ideas."

Lisa Crispin

Testing Advocate at mabl (USA)

" Last week was really incredible. We had an amazing time during this years #ConTESTNYC! I have to say that overall, this was an unforgettable experience."

AuBurak Bölük

Software QA Engineer at AdColony (Turkey)

"Good to be a part of ConTEST NYC 2019 great sessions, everyone must attend next time. Great interactions with some super minds."

Ashish Barve

CEO at SWQA Solutions (India)

"I had an incredible time presenting on accessibility, and listening to so many QA trailblazers. Especially Declan’s closing Keynote! His father’s keynote, Jason Huggins, THE founder of Selenium, was also amazing!"

Dillon Carney

QA Automation Engineer at Audible (USA)

" The agenda was very unique, starting from the workshops, then presentations, and the final keynotes. It was like changing the rhythm to keep everyone engaged I have also learned a lot of new things and like the sessions a lot."

Aleksander Lipski

IT Expert at Roche (Poland)

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