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    2013

  • Feb 18, 2013 - Feb 22, 2013
    Stavanger, Norway
    the three-day Rapid Software Testing class for a development services organization in Stavanger, Norway. This also included an evening presentation for some of the development shop's corporate clients, and a one-day visit for presentations and consulting with one of its larger clients.

  • Feb 4, 2013 - Feb 7, 2013
    Milwaukee, United States
    The three-day Rapid Software Testing class and a free follow-up day of consulting and coaching for a corporate client in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

  • Feb 1, 2013
    Toronto, Canada
    Corporate Q & A: a two-hour online session with a corporate client, provided as a follow-up to a Rapid Software Testing class.

  • Jan 28, 2013 - Jan 30, 2013
    Toronto, Canada
    Online coaching and support for the three-day Rapid Testing Intensive Online class, presented by James Bach and Satisfice.

  • Jan 21, 2013 - Jan 24, 2013
    Winnipeg, Canada
    An in-house version of the three-day Rapid Software Testing class, plus a free day of Q & A, coaching, and consulting for a corporate client in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

  • Jan 13, 2013
    Galway, Ireland
    A flying visit to the offices of EuroSTAR Conferences in Galway, Ireland for a planning session for EuroSTAR 2013.

  • Jan 7, 2013 - Jan 11, 2013
    Oslo, Norway
    Corporate training and consulting for a client in Oslo, Norway. This included the three-day Rapid Software Testing class and two days of follow-up work, exercises, and test management training.

  • 2012

  • Dec 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Thirty-one days of delightful time at home, doing writing, planning, and maintenance work and spending time with family.

  • Nov 19, 2012 - Nov 23, 2012
    Lund, Sweden
    A presentation of the three-day Rapid Software Testing class, plus a couple of days of consulting for a corporate client in Lund, Sweden.

  • Nov 7, 2012
    Almere, Netherlands
    A meeting at SysQA in Almere, Netherlands, where I introduced senior staff to some of the principles and practices of the Rapid Software Testing methodolgy.

  • Nov 3, 2012 - Nov 6, 2012
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    At EuroSTAR 2012 in Amsterdam, NL, I presented a one-day class on Critical Thinking for Testers, and a track session called Evaluating Testing the Qualitative Way. I was also named as Programme Chair for EuroSTAR 2013, which was and is a great honour.

  • Oct 22, 2012 - Oct 25, 2012
    Jersey City, United States
    Two days of the Rapid Software Testing class, and two days of consulting for a corporate client in Jersey City, NJ and New York, NY.

  • Oct 9, 2012 - Oct 11, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    A three-day public offering of the three-day Rapid Software Testing class, organized by the Toronto Association of System and Software Quality.

  • Oct 1, 2012 - Oct 4, 2012
    Anaheim, United States
    At the STAR West Testing conference in Anaheim, California, I gave three presentations: a one-day Rapid Introduction to Rapid Software Testing; a one-day presentation of Critical Thinking for Testers; and an experiential track session on The Metrics Minefield.

  • Sep 19, 2012
    Kitchener, Canada
    A live presentation of Things Could Get Worse: Ideas about Regression Testing for the Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Association.

  • Sep 18, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Things Could Get Worse: Ideas about Regression Testing, a one-hour Webinar in support of the upcoming EuroSTAR 2012 conference. (A link should appear here shortly.)

  • Aug 20, 2012 - Aug 31, 2012
    Beijing, China
    Training and consulting in exploratory testing for a corporate client in Beijing, China.

  • Jul 16, 2012 - Jul 18, 2012
    San Jose, Costa Rica
    A presentation of "Critical Thinking for Testers" at the CAST 2012 conference in San José, California, USA.

  • Jul 10, 2012 - Jul 13, 2012
    Cary, United States
    Back to Cary, NC, for more private training and consulting in Rapid Software Testing with a corporate client.

  • Jun 25, 2012 - Jun 29, 2012
    Atlanta, United States
    Rapid Software Testing class, presentations for managers, and a bonus workshop for a corporate client in Atlanta, GA.

  • Jun 12, 2012 - Jun 15, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Private training and consulting in Rapid Software Testing for a corporate client.

  • May 24, 2012 - May 25, 2012
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    A public class of Rapid Software Testing for Managers, also presented through Immune-IT.

  • May 21, 2012 - May 23, 2012
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    A public session of the Rapid Software Testing class in Utrecht, Netherlands, presented through Immune-IT.

  • May 8, 2012 - May 11, 2012
    Trondheim, Norway
    I presented the opening keynote of the World's Northernmost Testing Conference, which started on board the Hurtigruten (the Coastal Express), sailing from Trondheim, Norway. The conference continued over the next three days in Brønnøysund, where I presented a two-day version of the Rapid Software Testing class. So far as we know, this was both the first testing conference to take place on a ship, and at 65.5°N, the northernmost testing conference in history.

  • May 7, 2012
    Åkersberga, Sweden
    I presented the first keynote and a half-day tutorial at the inaugural Let's Test Conference at the Runö Conference Centre in Âkersberga, Sweden.

  • May 3, 2012 - May 4, 2012
    London, United Kingdom
    The UK's first public offering of Rapid Software Test Management, again organized in London, UK by Electromind.

  • May 2, 2012
    London, United Kingdom
    An impromptu talk (introduced with a song) on the role of emotions in software testing at the London Tester Gathering at the Shooting Star Pub in London, UK.

  • Apr 30, 2012 - May 2, 2012
    London, United Kingdom
    A three-day Rapid Software Testing public class organized by Electromind in London, UK.

  • Apr 25, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Rapid Software Testing training and consulting, in-house, for a corporate client in Toronto.

  • Apr 16, 2012 - Apr 19, 2012
    Orlando, United States
    A tutorial (A Rapid Introduction to Rapid Software Testing) and a keynote, "Evaluating Testing the Qualitative Way", at the STAR East conference, Orlando, Florida.

  • Apr 10, 2012 - Apr 13, 2012
    Daresbury, United Kingdom
    A three-day Rapid Software Testing class in-house for a corporate client, with a free fourth day of test management consulting in Daresbury, UK.

  • Mar 26, 2012 - Mar 29, 2012
    Halifax, Canada
    A three-day Rapid Testing class in-house for a corporate client, with a free fourth day of talks and consulting in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

  • Mar 15, 2012 - Mar 16, 2012
    Erlangen, Germany
    Two keynote addresses, a live demonstration of an exploratory survey session, and a one-day class on exploratory skills and tactics for a corporate client in Erlangen, Germany.

  • Mar 8, 2012 - Mar 20, 2012
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    Master classes and train-the-trainer sessions in exploratory testing for a corporate client in Utrecht, Netherlands.

  • Feb 29, 2012 - Mar 1, 2012
    Krakow, Poland
    Rapid Software Testing for a corporate client in Kracow, Poland. For the free fourth day, this client opted for an extra day of in-class discussion and exercises.

  • Feb 11, 2012 - Feb 17, 2012
    Orcas Island, United States
    Writing and course development work with James Bach in Eastsound, Orcas Island, Washington.

  • Jan 30, 2012 - Feb 3, 2012
    Palm Bay, United States
    Writing work with Cem Kaner and Becky Fiedler in Palm Bay, Florida.

  • Jan 27, 2012 - Jan 29, 2012
    Melbourne, United States
    Participated in the Workshop on Teaching Software Testing in Melbourne, Florida, organized by Cem Kaner and Becky Fiedler.

  • Jan 20, 2012
    Helsinki, Finland
    A one-day peer conference on exploratory testing, organized by Maaret Pyhäjärvi in Helsinki, Finland.

  • Jan 19, 2012
    Helsinki, Finland
    A morning's conversation with Juha Itkonen on his studies and academic research into exploratory testing.

  • Jan 16, 2012 - Jan 18, 2012
    Helsinki, Finland
    A three-day public class of Rapid Software Testing, in Helsinki, Finland, organized by Altom Consulting.

  • Jan 3, 2012 - Jan 6, 2012
    Calgary, Canada
    A three-day session of Rapid Software Testing for a corporate client in Calgary, Alberta, with a fourth day of hands-on testing and consulting with managers.

  • 2011

  • Nov 28, 2011 - Nov 30, 2011
    London, United Kingdom
    In London, UK, I presented another three-day public offering of Rapid Software Testing in collaboration with Electromind.

  • Nov 21, 2011 - Nov 24, 2011
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    In my fifth consecutive year at the EuroSTAR conference (this year in Manchester, UK), I presented a tutorial on measurement, titled "Illustrating The Quality Story" and a track session called "Dashboards: Real-time Test Information For Managers And Teams."    

  • Nov 14, 2011 - Nov 17, 2011
    Potsdam, Germany
    In Potsdam, Germany, I presented a one-day tutorial on Critical Thinking Skills for Testers (and there's a quick video about it here!) at Agile Testing Days 2011. I also delivered a keynote entitled "No More Fooling Around: Skills and Dynamics of Exploratory Testing".

  • Oct 31, 2011 - Nov 2, 2011
    Nieuwegwein, Netherlands
    Rapid Software Testing returned to Nieuwegwein, The Netherlands for a three-day classs presented by Immune-IT.

  • Oct 10, 2011 - Oct 12, 2011
    Oregon, United States
    At the Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference in Portland, Oregon, USA, I gave a one-day tutorial on Rapid Software Testing, and presented a new talk, Standards and Deviations.

  • Oct 3, 2011 - Oct 6, 2011
    Anaheim, United States
    At the STAR West conference in Anaheim, California, USA, I gave a one-day tutorial on Rapid Software Testing, and in a track session, I urged testers to get out of the quality assurance business.

  • Sep 16, 2011
    Lund, Sweden
    A set of three presentations for customers and colleagues of Cybercom, in Malmö and Lund, Sweden.

  • Sep 15, 2011
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    Corporate consulting and presentations for corporate clients of PrettyGoodTesting, in the neighbourhood of Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Sep 12, 2011 - Sep 14, 2011
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    A public offering of Rapid Software Testing in Copenhagen, Denmark, presented by PrettyGoodTesting.

  • Aug 29, 2011 - Aug 31, 2011
    Helsinki, Finland
    A public offering of Rapid Software Testing in Helsinki, Finland, presented by Altom.

  • Aug 24, 2011 - Aug 26, 2011
    Moscow, Russia
    An in-house presentation of Rapid Software Testing for a corporate client in Moscow, Russia.

  • Aug 8, 2011 - Aug 10, 2011
    Washington, United States
    A keynote talk on context-driven testing for Conference for the Association for Software Testing, in Seattle, Washington, USA. I also presented a one-day workshop on Test Framing.

  • Jun 29, 2011
    Toronto, Canada
    A presentation on Questioning Measurement, for the inaugural Mississauga meeting of TASSQ, the Toronto Association of System and Software Quality.

  • Jun 20, 2011 - Jun 24, 2011
    San Mateo, United States
    Five days of Rapid Software Testing in San Mateo, California, for an in-house corporate client.

  • Jun 13, 2011 - Jun 15, 2011
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    A Rapid Software Testing class in Leeds, UK, presented by ElectroMind.

  • Jun 6, 2011 - Jun 10, 2011
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    Five days of Rapid Software Testing in Utrecht, Netherlands, for an in-house corporate client.

  • May 23, 2011 - May 25, 2011
    Helsinki, Finland
    A three-day public presentation of Rapid Software Testing in Helsinki, Finland, sponsored by Testing Experience.

  • May 11, 2011 - May 13, 2011
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    A three-day public Rapid Software Testing in Nieuwegein, sponsored by Immune-IT.

  • May 10, 2011
    Utrecht, Netherlands
    In Nieuwegein (near Utrecht), Netherlands, I presented a workshop on test framing and a keynote talk, Two Futures of Software Testing, at the TestNet conference. I was also an invited guest at the booth for Immune-IT. Notes for the test framing workshop are here, here, and here. An updated version of Two Futures of Software Testing, with some speaker notes, is here.

  • May 2, 2011 - May 5, 2011
    Orlando, United States
    At the STAR East 2011 conference, I presented a half-day tutorial on Test Framing (slides here, and related papers here and here). I also delivered a workshop called Questioning Measurement; slides for that are here.

  • Apr 29, 2011
    Toronto, Canada
    For Technobility and Interthink, I presented a Webinar titled Who Does Quality Assurance?

  • Apr 26, 2011 - Apr 28, 2011
    Toronto, Canada
    Rapid Software Testing, delivered as a three-day public class in Toronto, Ontario. The class was organized by the Toronto Association of System and Software Quality.

  • Apr 18, 2011 - Apr 21, 2011
    Bedford, United Kingdom
    Rapid Software Testing in-house, along with a free day of talks and consulting, for a corporate client in Bedford, England.

  • Apr 15, 2011
    Kitchener, Canada
    A presentation on Test Framing at the Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Association's Targeting Quality conference. You may also wish to refer to my paper on Test Framing, first provided to workshop participants at EuroSTAR 2010.

  • Apr 6, 2011 - Apr 8, 2011
    London, United Kingdom
    Yet another wonderful group of participants in a Rapid Software Testing class in London, UK, organised by ElectroMind.

  • Apr 6, 2011
    London, United Kingdom
    At the London Tester Gathering, I asked (and gave some answers to) the question Why Didn't You Find That Bug?

  • Mar 15, 2011 - Mar 18, 2011
    Lund, Sweden
    I delivered Rapid Software Testing in-house, along with a free day of talks and consulting, for a corporate client in southern Sweden.

  • Mar 14, 2011
    Mannheim, Germany
    I gave a keynote address at SAP's Quality Day in Mannheim, Germany. Rapid Software Testing was the subject of the talk, and the presentation slides are here.

  • Mar 10, 2011
    Denver, United States
    A keynote presentation, Testers: Get Out of the QA Business, at the Denver SQuAD Conference.

  • Mar 9, 2011
    Denver, United States
    Two half-day Test Framing workshops at the Denver SQuAD Conference.

  • Feb 28, 2011 - Mar 3, 2011
    Toronto, Canada
    Three days of Rapid Software Testing and a day of consulting in-house for a corporate client.

  • Feb 10, 2011
    Calgary, Canada
    A one-hour presentation on Test Framing for the Software Quality Discussion Group's lunchtime meeting in Calgary, Alberta.

  • Feb 7, 2011 - Feb 9, 2011
    Calgary, Canada
    A three-day public offering of the three-day Rapid Software Testing class in Calgary, Alberta.

  • Jan 24, 2011 - Jan 28, 2011
    Oslo, Norway
    I was in Oslo, Norway, for three days of the Rapid Testing class and two days of consulting with a corporate client.

  • 2010

  • Dec 1, 2010 - Dec 2, 2010
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    EuroSTAR 2010 continued with track sessions and the Test Lab. My account of the proceedings starts here.

  • Nov 30, 2010
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    At my fourth consecutive EuroSTAR conference, EuroSTAR 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark, I presented a half-day tutorial on test framing, the skill of linking risk, oracles, coverage, and tests—and your account of them—in a coherent logical framework. The EuroSTAR slides and paper nan be be found here. There's an updated version of the paper here.

  • Nov 19, 2010
    Saint Petersburg, Russia
    After a two-day Rapid Software Testing class, I gave a keynote presentation (Testers: Get Out of the Quality Assurance Business and a half-day Exploratory Testing Master Class at SQA Days in St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Nov 2, 2010 - Nov 4, 2010
    London, United Kingdom
    A three-day public Rapid Software Testing class in London, UK; organized by Electromind, with testers from the U.K., Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

  • Nov 2, 2010
    London, United Kingdom
    I was delighted to be invited to speak at the London Tester Gathering, a series of monthly get-togethers hosted by the enterprising Tony Bruce, at the Shooting Star Pub in the City of London. I talked about Burning Issues of the Day.

  • Oct 22, 2010
    Toronto, Canada
    I presented a talk on two futures of testing at the offsite retreat for a corporate client in the medical field.

  • Oct 21, 2010
    Toronto, Canada
    A keynote presentation of my talk, Testers: Get Out of the QA Business! at the TesTrek conference here in Toronto.

  • Oct 19, 2010
    Las Vegas, United States
    I presented a track session, Testers: Get Out of the QA Business! at STPCon. I was honoured to have Jerry Weinberg attending and contributing to the presentation.

  • Oct 17, 2010 - Oct 18, 2010
    Las Vegas, United States
    A two-day version of the usually-three-day Rapid Software Testing course at the Software Test Professionals Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Oct 8, 2010
    Berlin, Germany
    A lunchtime visit to a corporate client in Berlin, Germany, where I was privileged to speak to a handful of testers and a large bunch of programmers about testing.

  • Oct 4, 2010 - Oct 7, 2010
    Berlin, Germany
    A one-day tutorial workshop and a keynote, Testers, Get Out of the QA Business at Agile Testing Days in Berlin, Germany. A related blog post is here. At this conference, we also had extensive discussions on certification and its discontents. Those who are interested in that topic might like to see a talk from 2007, "Why I Am Not (Yet) Certified".

  • Sep 30, 2010
    Kitchener, Canada
    The first presentation of Test Framing for the Kitchener-Waterloo Software Quality Association. (There's also a blog post about test framing here.)

  • Sep 17, 2010
    Belfast, United Kingdom
    A day of presentations, exercises, and consulting in-house for a corporate client in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

  • Sep 16, 2010
    Belfast, United Kingdom
    A lunchtime presentation of Two Futures of Sofware Testing for Softtest in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

  • Sep 14, 2010
    Dublin, Ireland
    An evening presentation of Two Futures of Sofware Testing for Software Skillnet in Dublin.

  • Sep 13, 2010 - Sep 15, 2010
    Dublin, Ireland
    I presented a public offering of the three-day Rapid Software Testing class in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Aug 17, 2010 - Aug 18, 2010
    Waterloo, Ontario
    I presented a keynote address at the RIM Test Automation Conference, August 18-19, in Waterloo, Ontario.

  • Aug 16, 2010
    Toronto, Canada
    A two-hour online coaching presentation for a large corporate client. This was done as a conversation with one of their staff, and seemed very well received.

  • Aug 3, 2010 - Aug 4, 2010
    Grand Rapids, United States
    At CAST (the Conference of the Association for Software Testing) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, I was asked at the last minute to do a presentation as a replacement for a presenter who was unable to attend. I did my presentation on Noticing.

  • Jul 17, 2010 - Jul 18, 2010
    Toronto, Canada
    The Sixth Toronto Workshop on Software Testing, an invitation-only peer conference which I co-founded with Fiona Charles. This year we were privileged to have attendees from Calgary and England, in addition to our usual complement of people from Ottawa and southwestern Ontario.

  • Jul 7, 2010 - Jul 9, 2010
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A public offering of Rapid Software Testing in Amsterdam, organized by Diaz and Hilterscheid, the publishers of Testing Experience magazine.

  • Jun 28, 2010 - Jun 30, 2010
    Waterloo, Canada
    Co-presented Cem Kaner's Black Box Software Testing class (with Cem himself in the lead role) to a corporate client in Waterloo, Ontario.

  • Jun 23, 2010 - Jun 25, 2010
    Toronto, Canada
    Assisted Cem Kaner in a rare live presentation of his Black Box Software Testing class here in Toronto, for TASSQ, the Toronto Association of System and Software Quality. Check out the online courses offered by the Association for Software Testing.

  • Jun 22, 2010
    Online (for Europe/UK Time Zones)
    A webinar to help promote the EuroSTAR testing conference: "Testers: Get Out of the Quality Assurance Business".

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