2017 Testing Summit Call For Paper

Requirement and guidance for submitting papers

Testing Summit 25th of October 2017, Brussels

Thank you for your interest in speaking at the BTD & BNTQB’s Testing Summit. Below you can find information, best practices and general guidance around submitting a proposal to BTD & BNTQB’s Testing Summit. If you have additional questions about speaking at BTD & BNTQB’s Testing Summit please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

The Testing Summit is primarily an educational conference, however, you don’t need to be an experienced speaker to give a talk at the conference – we will coach you. What matters are your giant ideas, and your abilities to think through problems and create real solutions that can educate the community.

Prepare Papers

Find a topic in the Call that interests you! Preferably one are your brilliant ideas, and your abilities to think through problems and real solutions that can educate the community.

Revise Papers

When writing & revising your proposal consider the following questions 

  • What will attendees learn from your session? Why is this talk important for the Community?
  • Who is this talk for? Newbies? Experienced professionals? 


Be specific on how your learnings will address their needs. These are often based on how you yourself addressed your challenges and how it has helped you in the short and long term.


The conference is soliciting literature review, survey, business case study and research papers and
comments including, whilst not limited to, the following areas of interest:
  • Testing frameworks, methodologies and tools
  • Test environment and test data management approaches (esp. big data)
  • Benefits and pitfalls of test automation
  • Model-based testing
  • Prevention and early detection of software defects
  • Testing and software quality in general
  • Innovative Testing approaches and or technique(s)
  • Test automation
  • The use of metrics in testing
  • Managing the test project
  • Case study with a learning twitch
  • Business value of testing, test process improvement
  • Softs kills needed?
  • Testing in agile teams
  • Test competence development and testing skills improvement
  • Experiences of Test Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • Mobile testing
  • Exploratory testing
  • Robotics testing
  • Testing in the cloud, Testing the cloud
  • Testing of safety critical systems
  • Security testing
  • Penetration testing
  • Non-functional testing (performance, stability, security, usability, UX, etc.)
  • Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
  • Test languages
  • Dev Ops
  • Recent research achievements in software testing

Ready To Submit Papers?

All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. English is the official language of the conference. We also welcome paper submissions in electronic (DOC or PDF) format.

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