QA Fest is the conference created by testers for testers.
This is the largest software testing conference in Ukraine.

QA Fest 2016 will be held in two days:


September 30th

  • Key topics for beginners in the field
  • Talks: complex things in simple words
  • 2 tracks with talks
  • Attractive price
  • "Experts corner" - area for communicating with speakers and experts


October 1st

  • Best talks from top experts in the software testing
  • Technical and applicable topics
  • 3 tracks with talks
  • QA Afterparty
  • "Experts corner" - area for communicating with speakers and experts

QA Fest is not just another conference, it is festival of testing!

  • I like this event! Everything was coll! Definetly will participate in future events.

    - Katerina

    Best Technologies (Kharkiv)

  • Everything was amazing. Thank you! Very interesting topics, nice atmosphere. Unforgettably!

    - Olga


  • Fun, relaxed, cheerful, helpful. QA Hangout.

    - Anonymous

  • One word, SUPERB!

    - Barak Obama


  • Delight, admiration and many thanks for QA Fest idea and realization!

    - Irina


  • After ‪‎QAFest‬, we can characterize Ukrainian ‪QA‬-community as an active, progressive, fast-growing and constantly developing one, both within the companies and in the whole country.

    - Binary Studio

  • All Softengi QA's recommend to visit QA Fest for all testing experts and will visit event again!

    - Softengi

  • QA Fest - the most amazing thing happened in 2014! Whole my Microsoft company is just speck of dust comparing to what these guys did!

    - Bill



Within the conference there will be presentations from leaders of IT industry

Alexey Lupan

Astound Commerce, Ukraine

Expert in web-based application testing, QA trainer, speaker on biggest testing conferencies, has author's blog about testing.

Alexey Vinogradov

Radio QA, Germany

Working in IT projects in Germany more than 15 years. Manual and test automation consultant. Selenide framework co-developer. Founder and author in Radio QA.

Gerlof Hoekstra

Atos, Netherlands

Experienced test manager with deep expertise in various domains: banking, insurance, telecom. Gerlof is an inspiring speaker and has presented on many test conferences as well as guest lectures at local universities.

Claudiu Draghia

Capgemini, Romania

Author of well known Testing challenges. Claudiu worked in different companies, in in-house projects, as outsourced, within proof of concept projects, with different technologies and different business areas. Since 2012 Claudiu got involved in local testing community and started to work on his own on testing related projects.

Sergey Pirogov

Ciklum, Ukraine

Main specialization - functional testing automation and performance testing. Has solid experience in test process engineering from scratch. SeleniumCamp, SQADays, QA Conference, EPAM IT Week, QA Club Kharkiv speaker.

Andriy Myasnikov

Wargaming, Belarus

In testing since 2009. His way was from junior to lead. Prefers result oriented approach. At this moment changing the world in Wargaming.

Per Thorsheim

Per Thorsheim

God Praksis AS, Norway

Security Consultant, founder & organizer of Received worldwide attention in June 2012 when he revealed that Linkedin had been hacked. He currently holds the CISA & CISM certifications from ISACA, as well as the CISSP & ISSAP certifications from (ISC)2.

Jacek Okrojek

Jacek Okrojek

GFT Technologies, Poland

Chief Software Engineer at GFT Technologies who gain extensive experience by testing critical functionality of real time system such as GSM, financial platforms and also web and desktop applications.

Artem Bykovets

StartIT Founder, IT & Agile Coach

Best QA of Ukraine 2015 by IT Awards.
Head QA Expert at UA Web Challenge.
CSM, CSPO, CSP - Scrum Alliance

Ihor Bondarenko

Neklo LLC, Belarus

Head of Business Development, performance & security test engineer

Alexander Kuznyak

Delivery Manager, DataArt, Ukraine

More than 11 years in IT, 7+ years in Software Development, 4+ years on different management positions

Mikalai Alimenkou

XP Injection, EPAM

Java-techlead and trainer. Java and Agile expert. Founder of XP Injection training center, trainer. Founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine и IT Brunch conferences.


Program is finalized. Detailed timing for Junior Day and Main Day is available in pdf format.


Junior Day (September 30th)

Single Price - 36.6 USD

Main Day! (October 1st)

Early Bird - 75 USD
(sold out)
Main Stream - 100 USD
(sold out)
Last Chance - 125 USD
(sold out)

Please, pay attention that tickets for different days should be bought separately.


about us

General partner and inspirer

Platinum sponsor - Sigma Software

Golden sponsor - Ciklum

Junior Day Sponsors


Game partner


Prime QA party of the year!

QA Fest is more than just a conference. This is place where you can show yourself not just as professional, but as usual person with your hobbies and interests. Place where you can find new friends. Place where you can share your interests and new bright ideas. We are sure that QAs have talent! This year we prepared for you:

QAs have talent

Dancing and art, sports and collecting rare things, traveling and photography or you hobby - send us the picture of your hobby, talent or passion and we will publish it in Facebook and on the Wall of Fame at the conference.

Speakers' party

Dear speakers, we appreciate so much your participation and support of our event. We want you to enjoy QA Fest, that's why we prepared separate party for you on September 30th. We guarantee cool people, networking and a lot of tequila! Want to participate in the party - just apply a talk!

Place to get together

That's how we see the conference. Place where you can meet your friends. Place for communication and networking. Place to have a good time.

Secret schtick

Let's keep surprise for the conference day to impress you :).

Exclusively for QA Fest Main Day:


White screen, dolby digital, popcorn - like in the real cinema! During the last year we've been preparing best short films for you: funny, hilarious, sad and just good movies.

P.S. Loveseats are located in last row :-)

Game Room and QA Mafia

During first QA Fest in 2014 we had amazing idea to conduct QA Mafia. All your favorite heroes and things are there: test managers and developers, bugs and features, good code and new cute junior tester! And of course mystery, intrigues and fun!

And for those of you who like good and complex desktop game, this year we have best games from our partner -!

Stand-up show

And on the party after the conference there will be stand-up show with hilarious comedians! Or maybe you also want to perform? Just write to us on and Chris Rock contact you (joke!).

Networking dinner

We’ve analyzed all your feedbacks and try to be better for you! We know that active learning burns even more calories than good training in the gym. You can regain them on the banquet after the conference. None will be hungry!

QA Fest 2015:

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For any questions just write to us. Don't like to write? Then just call!


Vadyma Hetmana St, 6, Kiev
congress hall "Cosmopolite"


General questions, partnership
Registration and payment
+38 066 9200839

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