May 12 - 13, 2016




100 Tickets


15+ Professional Speakers

About The Event

Next Generation Testing 2016 will be happening in Australia on 12 - 13 May 2016, with focus on Technical Sessions featuring over 15+ Presentation exploring the depth and breadth of Agile software development and Test Automation across all practices, and perspectives. The Summit will be a key meeting place for Test Professionals and Executives from leading IT organizations. The event features an inspiring day of talks and workshops by professional speakers focused on Agile Testing and Test Automation Innovation.

The discussion in the Summit will be on what are the key challenges to improve your strategy, team development, test professional-skills and TA implementation? Discuss Improving Test Automation and Agile Testing in your organizations with over your colleagues on May 12 - 13 in Australia.

Key Features

1. Improve your strategy: Getting business value from Test Management.

2. Improve your team development : Team Development; Test Management & Test Professional).

3. Improve test professional-skills.

4. Improve Test Automation Implementation: We'd like to hear about innovative test automation implementations.

5. The knowledge on various frameworks : Data-driven testing, Modularity-driven testing, Keyword-driven testing, Hybrid testing, Model-based testing, Code driven testing, Behavior driven testing.

6. Improve on Principals of Agile Testing, advantages and disadvantages of Agile Testing and the best practices.

Conference or Event Schedule

Round Table Discussion

Participants join a table to discuss one or more of the Conference themes - (Test Automation, Mobile Test Automation, Performance testing, Continuous Testing, Agile Testing, etc.) Each table has a "Topic Guru" to facilitate the discussion.

Case Study on Agile Testing in several projects

TDD - why the hell would you do something so difficult as that? - Click Here for More Info

X Topic Abstract

This full length feature presentation* will provide an honest view on TDD. If you're scared of starting TDD now, you'll probably be terrified by the time you leave. You'll also know why it's essential that you start as soon as you've recovered.

*(no developers were harmed in the making of this presentation)

Speaker Profile

James Holmes is an Senior Developer/Ops Lead at REA Group. He's Into Lean, Agile, DevOps, Kaizen, Kanban, Aikido, Kenjutsu and other Japanese words.

Shu Ha Ri: Agile/Lean Product Development blog -
Agile in 140 characters or less -
Whatever LinkedIn is for -

BDDP – Behaviour Driven Development for Performance - Click Here for More Info

X Topic Abstract

Non-functional requirements are often misunderstood, overly technical or missing altogether. This results in systems that are not designed for performance, and performance tests with no real alignment to the business. Behaviour Driven Development has helped teams to document requirements in fast-paced agile environments. Clearly defined requirements early in the project are the starting point that allows test automation to be included in a continuous integration environment. Behaviour-Driven Development for Performance encourages a simplified approach to documenting requirements from an end user perspective with common sense terminology and is the first step on the journey to integrating performance testing into a CI workflow.

Speaker Profile

Joel Deutscher is a passionate about all things performance and is currently Technical Director and Head of Performance at Planit. Joel's passion for continual improvement has led him to focus on implementing valuable performance testing in the fast paced agile development environments. This talk will discuss the approach, implementation and pitfalls of implementing BDD for Performance Testing.

X Topic Abstract

Planit Software Testing assists clients with their DevOps transformation, and have recently launched a unique cloud based Quality Management & Service Virtualisation solution including IBM's Rational Integration Tester

Speaker Profile

Juan is the practice lead for Service Virtualisation within Planit, with extensive development experience he has trained the internal delivery team within while providing onsite consultancy for major clients. He continues to grow the capability within Planit and expand our footprint in the market. He is not only the visionary leader but also the technical innovator behind Planit’s unique Service Virtualisation in the Cloud technology, Test Management in the cloud and QA - DevOps integration. He is an industry leader in CA DevTest, IBM Rational Virtualisation Server and other Service Virtualisation technologies.

X Topic Abstract

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Speaker Profile

A specialist in software testing and test automation, a generalist on an Agile team, Ray enjoys all aspects of software delivery including testing, development and operations.

Designed and developed automated testing frameworks at SEEK, Carsales and MYOB, currently contracting at SEEK as a QA Specialist while organizing software testing meetups in Melbourne.

X Topic Abstract

Despite Agile being a highly regarded development framework, why are some organisations experiencing shortfalls in Agile practices? This presentation focuses on how organisations can avoid Agile and DevOps shortfalls and benefit from more quality apps that maximise productivity gains through accelerated app time-to-market

Speaker Profile

Siavash Jandeh-Razmi is a Client Delivery Manager at Revolution IT, provider of software, mobile, web and cloud-based testing services and quality assurance for implementing enterprise software solutions. With more than 20 years’ of experience, Jandeh-Razmi specialises in IT test architecture, design and QA management across the Government, Financial, Science, Engineering & Telecommunication sectors

Round Table Discussion

Participants join a table to discuss one or more of the Conference themes - (Test Automation, Mobile Test Automation, Performance testing, Continuous Testing, Agile Testing, etc.) Each table has a "Topic Guru" to facilitate the discussion.


Benefits of sponsorship

This is a great opportunity to strategically brand your organization. As a sponsor, you will receive a tremendous amount of visibility and numerous other benefits at the conference.

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor (Limited to 2)

Gold Sponsor (Limited to 3)

Knowledge Partner (Limited to 1)

Silver Sponsor (Limited to 4)

Bronze Sponsor (Limited to 4)

Conference Bag Sponsor (Limited to 1)

Track Sponsor (Limited to 2)

A-La-Carte (Open)


Instant Sponsorship

Instant Sponsorship $500  View details



Instant Sponsorship includes:

 Logo/link on UNICOM website

 Logo on presentation screens throughout conference

 2-day Conference Pass

Past Sponsors


Event Speakers

Erwin Van Der Koogh

Principal Consultant


Juan Florez

Senior Technical Test Consultant


Rajiv Roy

Enterprise Data Architect

Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Ray Hua

QA Specialist


Joel Deutscher

Technical Solutions Director


James Holmes

Lead System Engineer


Mark Oliver


MarkTwo Consulting

Sumanth Sachidananda

Digital Testing Practice Lead - APAC


Siavash Jandeh-Razmi

Client Delivery Manager

Revolution IT

Rakesh Khetarpal

Director- Testing


Jack Sussmilch

Director / Owner

FlipIt Innovations

Supriya Purohit


OutofBox Solutions

Program Committee

Parimala Hariprasad

Senior Architect

Amadeus IT Group

Renu Rajani

Vice President


Australia Testing Awards - 12th May, 2016

Australia Testing Awards recognizes those organizations and practitioners that have stepped away from legacy tools and processes to create Testing programs that define the future of IT Software Development, services and support. Executives and teams leading IT and Testing at these companies will be recognized among their peers at the Australia Testing Awards ceremony to be held at World Conference Next Gen Testing in Melbourne.

1. Testing Lifetime Achievement of the Year 2016 (Honorary)
2. Test Leader of the Year 2016
3. Testing Champion of the year 2016 (via Australia Testing Champion of the Year 2016)

1. Testing Project of the Year 2016 - Retail, BFSI, Manufacturing, Telecom
2. Testing Community of the year 2016 for Australia Testing Awards

Submission Deadlines:
Early Bird Submission : 18th April 2016 (Save on Submission Fees)
Standard Submission : 10th May 2016

Australia Testing Champion of the Year 2016

This will be a quiz contest to identify Australia's most knowledgeable Software tester. This global has run successfully by Next Gen Testing Community in Singapore, UK, USA, and India and is organised for the first time in Australia.

Over 600 testers from 100+ companies in Australia shall be participating in this knowledge oriented game/quiz, with experience ranging from 1 years to 20 years in software testing.

Event Price list (12th or 13th)

Super Early Bird

$ 300
(AUD 394)
Valid Till 31st January

Early Bird

$ 400
(AUD 525)
Valid Till 31st March


$ 450
(AUD 587)
Valid Till 12th May

Event Price list (12th & 13th)

Super Early Bird

$ 400
(AUD 525)
Valid Till 31st January


$ 700
(AUD 919)
Valid Till 12th May

Event FAQS

Next Generation Testing 2016 in Australia is open to anyone who has an interest in Agile, Automation Testing, Automation Frameworks or any related field.

Following are the three key questions you and your testing organisation or testing department and testing centre of excellence should be solving for now: How do we as testers and testing company evolve and thrive in SMAC & IoT world?
From tooling to skilling and from strategies to fundamental values what needs to change and how? What are solutions and services available in market which I can leverage? Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit 2016 is an attempt to seek and share answers to these basic questions.

Learn latest techniques and skills required to test disruptive technologies from industry stalwarts themselves Latest trends, concepts, processes and tools for testing in SMAC & IoT Recognise, understand and acknowledge challenges in testing emerging technlogoies. Meet and network with fellow testing experts from leading companies.Learn how to adapt and adopt these changes quickly and swiftly within a team and also across the enterprise.


Yes, all conference attendees must register in advance to attend the event.

As this is predominantly an event for the IT Testing Industry and Agile and Test Automation Community, if you are interested in attending. Please note that there will be a charge to attend as a student (can avail special discount as a student).

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Event Location

Day 1 Venue :
Melbourne Convention Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
Phone: +61 3 9235 8000

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Event Location

Day 2 Venue :
Victoria University City Convention Centre
12/300 Flinders St,
Melbourne VIC 3000,
Phone:+61 3 9919 1012

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