COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Software Test Professionals Conference & Expo 2010, the leading conference for software test management and quality practitioners, concluded last week in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference, produced and managed by Software Test Professionals Association, offered five keynote presentations, six pre-conference workshops and concluded with 40 high-level breakout sessions. Session tracks included hands-on testing; test leadership; test strategy & process; Agile testing; performance testing; and test automation. Conference attendees and presenters were excited about the quality content, networking opportunities and energy experienced at the conference. The association leveraged the input of their strategic advisory board and conference program board – selected from the software testing community – to help define the overall direction of the conference and ultimately develop the conference program.
In addition, the association presented its first annual luminary award to Mr. Gerald M. Weinberg for lifetime achievement and excellence in software testing. Mr. Weinberg is a programmer who has authored or co-authored several hundred articles and more than 30 books. His works have addressed operating systems and programming languages, as well as all phases of the software life-cycle, including defining problems and requirements, analysis and design, testing and measurement, as well as management. Mr. Weinberg was chosen as the award recipient by the software testing community.
Peggy Libbey, Software Test Professionals President and CEO, stated, "I am pleased with the positive feedback I have received from conference attendees and presenters. The software testing community came together to share their knowledge and experiences with an ultimate goal of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the methodologies of the industry thereby escalating the overall perception of the quality professional. Community input will continue to drive the program content of our conferences."
The association announced that Software Test Professionals Conference & Expo 2011 will be held March 22-24 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.
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