Why Connect?

What is SmartBear Connect? SmartBear Connect is the first SmartBear user conference, taking place in Boston on September 12 & 13, 2017. SmartBear Connect 2017 brings together the world's testing, development and technology communities to discuss software quality, performance and the API economy. The two-day event will feature best practices, customer success stories, product roadmap sessions, and much more. Day one will consist of live, interactive product training classes and day two will feature unique insights from SmartBear customers and industry experts.

Speakers

 

Carson Underwood

QA Automation Engineer
O'Reilly Automotive
 
 

Carson Underwood

 

Anuradha Raman

Technical Specialist in Assessment & Analysis
AT&T
 
 

Anuradha Raman

 

Robert Martin

QA Engineer
Select Medical
 
 

Robert Martin

 

Lorinda Brandon

Director, Developer Marketing
Capital One DevExchange
 
 

Lorinda Brandon

 

Carl Oberg

Sr. QA Analyst - DevOps
Horace Mann
 
 

Carl Oberg

 

Richard Feller

Owner
Hedgehog Technology Services
 
 

Richard Feller

 

Lance Kind

Chief Comic Book Scientist
A-Noir Consulting
 
 

Lance Kind

 

Reginald Moore

Manager, Software QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
 
 

Reginald Moore

 

Nandor Szabo

Software Tester
Novell Professional Services Hungary
 
 

Nandor Szabo

 

Pradeep Govindasamy

President & CTO
Cigniti Technologies Ltd
 
 

Pradeep Govindasamy

 

Abe Chhaya

Head of Quality
Visiant
 
 

Abe Chhaya

 

Robert D. Schneider

Partner
WiseClouds
 
 

Robert D. Schneider

 

Lino Tadros

Solution Architect
Solliance
 
 

Lino Tadros

 

Tony Tam

VP of Products
Swagger
 
 

Tony Tam

 

Ole Lensmar

CTO
SmartBear
 
 

Ole Lensmar

 

Ryan Lloyd

VP of Products, Test and Development
SmartBear
 
 

Ryan Lloyd

 

Anand Sundaram

Vice President of Products, AlertSite
SmartBear
 
 

Anand Sundaram

 

Nikhil Kaul

Product Marketing Manager
SmartBear
 
 

Nikhil Kaul

 
 
 
 
 

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Venue

Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466

 

Schedule

Day One Product Training Workshops & Certification - September 12
7:30 - 9:00
Registration / Breakfast
9:00 - 9:25
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Bryan Semple
API Design   
Track 1   
Swagger,
SwaggerHub
API Testing   
Track 2   
SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro,
ServiceV Pro
Web Testing
Platform
  
Track 3   
CrossBrowserTesting
UI Functional
Testing
  
Track 4   
TestComplete
Performance
Monitoring
  
Track 5   
CrossBrowserTesting
Swagger & SwaggerHub / Speaker: TBA
9:30 - 10:15
Introduction and Welcome to Swagger and SwaggerHub
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
API Marketplace / State of Technology
11:30 - 12:15
Swagger / OpenAPI Introduction
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
REST Primer
2:00 - 2:45
OpenAPI 3.0 / Swagger 2.0 Overview
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
API Lifecycle
4:00 - 4:45
Best Practices for Swagger & SwaggerHub
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, and ServiceV Pro / Speaker: Rob Schneider
9:30 - 10:15
Ready API Platform Architecture
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
Establishing Connectivity to APIs
11:30 - 12:15
Developing Functional Tests
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
Validating API Responses with Assertions
2:00 - 2:45
Data-Driven Testing & Programmatic Test Control
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
Performance Testing & Virtualization
4:00 - 4:45
Best Practices for Ready API
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
CrossBroswerTesting / Speaker: Daniel Giordano
9:30 - 10:15
Exploratory Testing
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
Introduction to Selenium
11:30 - 12:15
Debugging JavaScript in Browsers
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
Running Selenium in the Cloud
2:00 - 2:45
Using Visual Testing to Augment Functional Testing
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
Running Tests in Parallel
4:00 - 4:45
Best Practices for CrossBrowsterTesting
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
TestComplete / Speaker: Lino Tadros
9:30 - 10:15
Introduction to the Latest Version of TestComplete
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
Functional Testing for Windows-based Applications
11:30 - 12:15
Functional Testing for Web-based Applications
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
Functional Testing for Mobile-based Applications (iOS and Android)
2:00 - 2:45
Name Mapping, Web Services, and Debugging
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
Advanced Events and Implementation
4:00 - 4:45
Best Practices for TestComplete
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
AlertSite / Speaker: Performance Monitoring
9:30 - 10:15
AlertSite : Basic and Advanced
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
Web Transaction Monitoring with Deja Click and Selenium
11:30 - 12:15
API Monitoring Single End points to Transnational Workflow
12:15 - 1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
Optimal Alerts, Monitor, Recipient Groups Configs, 3rd Party integrations
2:00 - 2:45
Using your Performance Data, Reports for Root Cause Analysis
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
Using the REST API to control Monitoring and accessing Performance Data
4:00 - 4:45
AlertSite for Admins, Bulk Editing
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
Day Two Insights from Customers & Industry Experts - September 13
8:00 - 8:15
Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45
Welcome
API Design   
Track 1   
API Quality   
Track 2   
Software Testing   
Track 3   
API Design
8:45 - 9:30
Software Quality in the Connected World
9:30 - 10:15
"Implementing Continuous Improvement Techniques for your API Design" - Lorinda Brandon
10:15 - 11:00
"Microservices Testing – API Quality is Foundational" - David Parker
11:00 - 11:15
Break I
11:15 - 12:00
"Your Bitbucket repository, always up-to-date with SwaggerHub" - Keshav Vasudevan
12:00 - 12:25
Reserved for Swagger Customer
12:45 -1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:15
"Collaborative API Design" - Fernando Mattos
2:15 - 3:00
Reserved for Swagger Customer
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:15
Product Presentations, Best Practices, and Road Map - Tony Tam
4:15 - 5:00
Closing Keynote
API Quality
8:45 - 9:30
Amazing CTO to give the Keynote -- stay tuned!
9:30 - 10:15
"Continuous Testing Approach for Success in Agile & DevOps" - Pradeep Govindasamy
10:15 - 11:00
"Mixing Cucumbers with Soap: Getting APIs to Behave with BDD and SoapUI" - Lance Kind
11:00 - 11:15
Break I
11:15 - 12:00
"Transaction and performance monitoring makes sense and makes cents!]" - Richard Feller
12:00 - 12:25
"Security Testing For RESTful Applications" - Anuradha Raman
12:45 -1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:15
"Extreme extension of SoapUI test automation capabilities with external software" - Nandor Szabo
2:15 - 3:00
"Applying Agile Principles to API Development – Continuous Integration for Rock-Solid API Quality" - Temil Sanchez
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:15
Product Presentations, Best Practices, and Road Map - Gail Shlansky
4:15 - 5:00
Closing Keynote
Software Testing
8:45 - 9:30
Software Quality in the Connected World
9:30 - 10:15
"Lessons Learned: The Challenges and Successes of Integrating Automated Testing into Existing Development Projects - Robert Martin
10:15 - 11:00
"HealthCare Innovation in Testing" - Abe Chhaya
11:00 - 11:15
Break I
11:15 - 12:00
"Why, When, What & How To Automate" - Caron Underwood
12:00 - 12:25
"Doing the Impossible: Implementing new Test Complete Framework for Windows Application" - Reginald Moore
12:45 -1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:15
"Moving From HP ALM to SmartBear QAComplete – Why and How" - Andy Lachapelle
2:15 - 3:00
How Left Can We Go? – Continuous testing in the DevOps “Shift-Left” Space - Carl Oberg
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:15
Product Presentations, Best Practices, and Road Map - Ryan Lloyd
4:15 - 5:00
Closing Keynote

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