QA Fest is the conference created by testers for testers.

How would you cook a perfect software testing conference? We propose the following recipe: take the fresh seasonal topics, do your best to find the best speeches, add some unexpected ideas, a slice of surprise, a bunch of creativity and a lot of friendliness. Voi-la – our conference is on the plate. Be ready – everybody’s gonna ask for extra portion!

On our today’s menu:

  • functional testing
  • test automation
  • test and process management
  • mobile testing
  • security testing
  • performance and load testing

QA Fest 2017 is going to become a real masterpiece from Chef:

  • 2 conference days with selective program
  • 3 tracks of remarkable speeches
  • advice and experience of speakers from 10 countries
  • signature dish - “Expert’s corner”
  • for desert – famous QA After-party on September 22nd
  • and 800 participants which are lucky to taste all of this!

Don’t forget that QA Fest is not just a conference, but a splendid cocktail with festival atmosphere!

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

    - Softengi

  • Every Saturday we are building Rocket n our garage wth friends. Sooner or later, however we will conduct QA Fest on International Space Station.

    - Elon Muck


  • Such events - great opportunity to feel youself part of somethiing bigger, share experience and find new friends. And definitely have a lot of fun!

    - Aleksandr

    ISM Ukraine

  • I like this party atmosphere

    - Katerina

  • Interesting speches, nice people, a lot of fun and amazing dinner on afterparty. Will come again!

    - Vladislav


  • After participated in QA Fest I realised: No wall between Ukraine and USA. Never!

    - Donald Trump

    The new President

  • 3 tracks, many speeches - sometimed I'd like to duplicate myself, because many interesting topics running in parallel

    - Natalia


  • Great place to meet your Friends

    - Anonymous

  • 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


We are proud with our speakers! And we believe in life-long learning. That is why no Dinosaurs on QA Fest - only active practitioners looking for a new knowledge, technology and changes. People who move testing ahead and year by year prove: testing is creative!

Ilari Henrik Aegerter

Managing Director, House of Test GmbH, Switzerland

Ilari Henrik Aegerter has 10+ years of experience in the field, coming from the medical software domain at Phonak AG and progressing to e-commerce at eBay. Co-founder of the International Society for Software Testing (ISST), which advocates for bringing back common sense to testing. Beer Brewer

Jacek Okrojek

Mark Winteringham

Threatvine, UK

Mark is a technical tester, testing coach and international speaker. He is an expert in technical testing and test automation and is a passionate advocate of risk-based automation which he regularly blogs about at Mark is co-founder of the Software Testing Clinic in London.

Per Thorsheim

Per Thorsheim

Passordninja 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.

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.

Sergey Pirogov

Senior Automation QA, Automation Remarks, 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.

Claudiu Draghia

Brainforit, 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.

Yaroslav Pernerovskiy

Automation Team Lead, GlobalLogic, Ukraine

Enjoiing test automation. Like to work with people. Sharing knowledge and experience and develop myself.

Ivan Tsyganov

Senior Developer, Positive Technologies, Russia

Speaker at PyCon Russia 2016, Pycon Siberia 2016, Moscow Python Conf 2016, PiterPy#2 and #3. Writing on Python 5+ years. Hate frontend.
Realy believe that tests needs to be written.

Artem Bykovets

StartIT, Agile Coach, Ukraine

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

Mikalai Alimenkou

XP Injection, Ukraine

Senior Delivery Manager and Java Tech Lead. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences.

Igor Khrol

Team Lead, Toptal, Belarussia

Automated testing specialist at Toptal, team lead in Analytics department. About 10 years experience in IT in various roles: engineer, architect, manager, consultant, trainer. Experience in the majority of popular tools (Selenium, HP QTP, TestComplete, JMeter). Currently I'm programming mostly in Python and Scala but used to write in other languages (Ruby, Java, C#, JavaScript, VBScript).

Aliaksei Boole

Backend QA Engineer, Juno, Belarussia

Aliaksei is a not bad QA Engineer, they say. He has strong skills in web ui automation, especially in monkey patching via JS. He also works on performance testing and back-end API test automation. Aliaksei is open to new technologies and approaches. Not captured in relations with aliens. How he works only on the backend side.


Program is finalized. the final schedule is available in pdf format


Platinum sponsor - Sigma Software

Gold sponsor - Levi9

Gold sponsor - Terrasoft

Gold sponsor - Wargaming

Gold sponsor - GlobalLogic

Silver sponsor - Itera

Expertise Challenge Partner - DataArt

Educational partner - StartIT

Information partners


The main QA party of the year

Testers are happy people. Everybody has holidays from the calendar, but only bug fighters have got own professional festival!

Every year we see like the festival spirit lights in the hearts of hundreds people that come to QA Fest from different countries. This makes our testing festival different from other conferences – QA Fest is not only about speeches. Our festival is the place where friends meet. It is the main QA event of the year and special feeling of celebration and family atmosphere, that we would like to share with all of you. So this year the following activities will be waiting for you:

Speakers’ Party

Dear speakers, we love you so much and we really want you to come to QA Fest to share your experience and get new business connections. We are going to prepare a separate party only for speakers on September 21st! We promise a lot of fun and many bright people! Do you want to be there? Just submit a talk!

QA Afterparty

We know that after such an intensive conference program you will get hungry. But our participants don’t just eat – they meet each other, they talk, they make new connections! We invite all the participants to the networking dinner on the first conference day.

Desktop Games Playroom

Who will build the tallest Jenga? Who is master of Svintus? How to win in a wargame? Our partner will help you to find answers on all of these questions! Join our playroom!

Get Together

Get together – this is the motto of our festival. This is the place where you will never get boring. The place with a lot of fun. Everybody will be there! Meet, talk, share your stories.

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congress hall "Cosmopolite"


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