What is SmartBear Connect?

 

SmartBear Connect is the user conference that brings together the world’s foremost experts in API Design, API Testing, and Software Testing.

The event comes to Boston on September 12 & 13. Day 1 will consist of live, interactive product training classes and day 2 will feature unique insights from SmartBear customers and industry experts.

SmartBear Connect is the go to conference for:

Swagger | SoapUI Pro | LoadUI Pro | ServiceV Pro | CrossBrowserTesting | TestComplete | AlertSite

Meet the industry practitioners and customers speaking at SmartBear Connect

 

Carson Underwood

QA Automation Engineer
O'Reilly Automotive
 
 

Carson Underwood

 

Lorinda Brandon

Director, Developer Marketing
Capital One DevExchange
 
 

Lorinda Brandon

 

Robert Martin

QA Engineer
Select Medical
 
 

Robert Martin

 

Adi Erel

API Designer & Enthusiast
Independent API Designer
 
 

Adi Erel

 

Richard Feller

Owner
Hedgehog Technology Services
 
 

Richard Feller

 

Sabyasachi Gupta

Product Architect
Zaloni Inc
 
 

Sabyasachi Gupta

 

Gopi Vignarajah

Vice President - QA Automation Lead
Bank of America
 
 

Gopi Vignarajah

 

Andy Lachapelle

QA Architect
a Large Sports and Entertainment media company
 
 

Andy Lachapelle

 

Kevin Johnson

Lead Automation Engineer, Product Vision
Tyler Technologies
 
 

Kevin Johnson

 

SK Bhachech

Director, Service Quality and Security
Everbridge
 
 

SK Bhachech

 

Lance Kind

Chief Comic Book Scientist
A-Noir Consulting
 
 

Lance Kind

 

Reginald Moore

Manager, Software QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
 
 

Reginald Moore

 

Corey Anderson

Engineering Manager I
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
 
 

Corey Anderson

 

Nandor Szabo

Software Tester
Novell Professional Services Hungary
 
 

Nandor Szabo

 

Mark Willis

Global Security
Aetna
 
 

Mark Willis

 

Ted Epstein

CEO
RepreZen
 
 

Ted Epstein

 

Pradeep Govindasamy

President & CTO
Cigniti Technologies Ltd
 
 

Pradeep Govindasamy

 

Jesse Hedges

Lead Quality Engineer
Salesforce
 
 

Jesse Hedges

 

Keith Smith

Sr. Architect
Integral Partners, LLC
 
 

Keith Smith

 

Mingzhu Gao

QA Team Lead
Schlumberger
 
 

Mingzhu Gao

 

Rich Meskill

Associate Director of QA
a Large Sports and Entertainment media company
 
 

Rich Meskill

 

Jim Trentadue

QA Consultant
QA Management Consultant
 
 

Jim Trentadue

 

Chris Riley

Director Solutions Architecture
cPrime, Inc.
 
 

Chris Riley

 

Lino Tadros

Solution Architect
Solliance
 
 

Lino Tadros

 

Ole Lensmar

CTO
SmartBear
 
 

Ole Lensmar

 

Ryan Lloyd

VP of Products, Test and Development
SmartBear
 
 

Ryan Lloyd

 

Anuradha Raman

Technical Specialist in Assessment & Analysis
AT&T
 
 

Anuradha Raman

 

Anand Sundaram

Vice President of Products, AlertSite
SmartBear
 
 

Anand Sundaram

 

Daniel Giordano

Marketing Manager, CrossBrowserTesting
SmartBear
 
 

Daniel Giordano

 

John Lucania

Technical Engineer Team Lead
SmartBear
 
 

John Lucania

 

Amit Bansal

Principal Software QA Engineer
Kronos Software Solutions Limited, India
 
 

Amit Bansal

Sponsors

 
 
 
 
 

Venue

Boston Marriott Newton 
2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466

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Schedule

Tuesday 9/12 -  Product Training Workshops & Certification
  • 5 product tracks with 7 interactive training sessions
  • "Check your knowledge" questions after each session
  • Product specific SmartBear Connect Certificate for all attendees
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   
AlertSite
Swagger & SwaggerHub / Trainer: Chris Riley
7:30 - 8:45
Registration / Breakfast
8:45 - 9:15
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Justin Teague, CEO, SmartBear
9:15 - 9:45
Welcome to Swagger and SwaggerHub
9:45 - 10:00
Break I
10:00 - 11:00
API Marketplace / State of Technology
11:00 - 12:00
Swagger / OpenAPI Introduction
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00
REST Primer
2:00 - 3:00
OpenAPI 3.0 / Swagger 2.0 Overview
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:30
API Lifecycle
4:30 - 5:30
Best Practices for Swagger & SwaggerHub
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, and ServiceV Pro / Trainer: Rob Schneider
7:30 - 8:45
Registration / Breakfast
8:45 - 9:15
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Justin Teague, CEO, SmartBear
9:15 - 9:45
Welcome to the ReadyAPI Platform
9:45 - 10:00
Break I
10:00 - 11:00
Establishing Connectivity to APIs
11:00 - 12:00
Developing Functional Tests
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00
Validating API Responses with Assertions
2:00 - 3:00
Data-Driven Testing & Programmatic Test Control
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:30
Performance Testing & Virtualization
4:30 - 5:30
Best Practices for ReadyAPI
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
CrossBroswerTesting / Trainer: Daniel Giordano
7:30 - 8:45
Registration / Breakfast
8:45 - 9:15
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Justin Teague, CEO, SmartBear
9:15 - 9:45
Welcome to CrossBrowserTesting
9:45 - 10:00
Break I
10:00 - 11:00
Exploratory Testing
11:00 - 12:00
Introduction to Selenium
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00
Debugging JavaScript in Browsers
2:00 - 3:00
Running Selenium in the Cloud
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:30
Running Tests in Parallel
4:30 - 5:30
Best Practices for CrossBrowserTesting
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
TestComplete / Trainer: Lino Tadros
7:30 - 8:45
Registration / Breakfast
8:45 - 9:15
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Justin Teague, CEO, SmartBear
9:15 - 9:45
Welcome to TestComplete
9:45 - 10:00
Break I
10:00 - 11:00
Functional Testing for Windows-based Applications
11:00 - 12:00
Functional Testing for Web-based Applications
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00
Functional Testing for Mobile-based Applications (iOS and Android)
2:00 - 3:00
Web Testing, and Name Mapping
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:30
Web Services, Debugging, Advanced Events and Implementation
4:30 - 5:30
Best Practices for TestComplete
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
AlertSite / Trainer: John Lucania
7:30 - 8:45
Registration / Breakfast
8:45 - 9:15
Welcome to SmartBear Connect 2017 - Justin Teague, CEO, SmartBear
9:15 - 9:45
Welcome to AlertSite
9:45 - 10:00
Break I
10:00 - 11:00
Web Transaction  Monitoring with DéjàClick and Selenium
11:00 - 12:00
API Monitoring Single End points to Transactional Workflow
12:00 - 1:00
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00
Using your Performance Data, Reports for Root Cause Analysis
2:00 - 3:00
Using the REST API to control Monitoring and accessing Performance Data
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
3:30 - 4:30
AlertSite for Admins, Bulk Editing
4:30 - 5:30
Best Practices for AlertSite
5:30 – 7:00
Welcome Party
Wednesday 9/13 - Insights from Customers & Industry Experts
  • 3 tracks about latest news and trends in API Design, API Quality, and Software Testing
  • Insights from SmartBear customers and industry experts
  • SmartBear's newest product features presentations
API Design   
Track 1   
API Quality   
Track 2   
Software Testing   
Track 3   
API Quality
7:30 - 8:15
Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30
Welcome to Day 2 - Bryan Semple, CMO, SmartBear
8:30 - 9:30
Keynote - To Be Announced
11:00 - 11:15
Break I
12:45 -1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:15
Panel "Unintended Uses of SoapUI"
SoapUI is the world's most widely-used open source API testing tool for SOAP and REST APIs. SoapUI offers SOAP Web Services functional testing, REST API functional testing, WSDL coverage, message assertion testing and test refactoring. In this panel, users will share some of the interesting things with SoapUI. Speakers:
3:00 - 3:30
Break II
Software Testing
7:30 - 8:15
Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30
Welcome to Day 2 - Bryan Semple, CMO, SmartBear
8:30 - 9:30
Keynote - To Be Announced
10:15 - 11:00
Bank of America Customer Presentation
11:00 - 11:15
Break I
11:15 - 12:00
Panel "Automation Framework Best Practices with TestComplete"
Everyone has their own style when it comes to building a Test Automation Framework. In this panel, TestComplete customers will discuss their own best practices when building a good automation framework. Speakers:
12:45 -1:30
Lunch
3:00 - 3:30
Break II

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If you have questions about SmartBear Connect email Christina.Lowe@smartbear.com