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

 

Carl Oberg

Sr. QA Analyst - DevOps
Horace Mann
 
 

Carl Oberg

 

Robert Martin

QA Engineer
Select Medical
 
 

Robert Martin

 

Richard Feller

Owner
Hedgehog Technology Services
 
 

Richard Feller

 

Reginald Moore

Manager, Software QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
 
 

Reginald Moore

 

Nandor Szabo

Software Tester
Novell Professional Services Hungary
 
 

Nandor Szabo

 

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

 

John Purcell

VP of Products, API Readiness
SmartBear
 
 

John Purcell

 

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
9:30 - 10:15
Track 1: Swagger & SwaggerHub
[API Design]
Speaker: TBA
Track 2: SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, and ServiceV Pro
[API Testing]
Speaker: Rob Schneider
Track 3: CrossBroswerTesting
[Web Testing Platform]
Speaker: Daniel Giordano
Track #4: TestComplete
[UI Functional Testing]
Speaker: Lino Tadros
Introduction and Welcome to Swagger and SwaggerHub
Ready API Platform Architecture
Exploratory Testing
Introduction to the Latest Version of TestComplete
10:15 - 10:45
Break I
10:45 - 11:30
API Marketplace / State of Technology
Establishing Connectivity to APIs
Introduction to Selenium
Functional Testing for Windows-based Applications
11:30 -12:15
Swagger / OpenAPI Introduction
Developing Functional Tests
Debugging JavaScript in Browsers
Functional Testing for Web-based Applications
12:15 -1:15
Lunch
1:15 - 2:00
REST Primer
Validating API Responses with Assertions
Running Selenium in the Cloud
Functional Testing for Mobile-based Applications (iOS and Android)
2:00 - 2:45
OpenAPI 3.0 / Swagger 2.0 Overview
Data-Driven Testing & Programmatic Test Control
Using Visual Testing to Augment Functional Testing
Name Mapping, Web Services, and Debugging
2:45 - 3:15
Break II
3:15 - 4:00
API Lifecycle
Performance Testing & Virtualization
Running Tests in Parallel
Advanced Events and Implementation
4:00 - 4:45
Best Practices for Swagger & SwaggerHub
Best Practices for Ready API
Best Practices for CrossBrowsterTesting
Best Practices for TestComplete
4:45 - 5:30
Break III
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
Day Two Conference - September 13

Day two will feature unique insights from SmartBear customers and industry experts. There will be three tracks to choose from: API Design, API Testing, and Software Testing. Session topics will include functional testing, API design & documentation, performance & load testing, user stories, API testing, test environments, and much more.

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