Speaking Engagements

Spoken at events in 24 countries

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UPCOMING CONFERENCES & MEETUPS & WEBINARS & TRAININGS

I'm taking a break from traveling to conferences after I reached 400 sessions Dec 13th 2019, happy to appear in podcasts, webinars, remote conferences and anything that requires no travel.

FULL LIST OF SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Breaking Illusions with Testing
  Keynote Speaker at German Testing Day (3-4.5.2021), Online
  Keynote Speaker at JAX London (9.10.2019), London, United Kingdom
  Speaker at Agile Greece Summit (20.9.2019), Athens, Greece
  Keynote Speaker at DDD Europe (31.1-1.2.2019), Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  Speaker at Conferencia Agile Testers - Brazilian Online Conference (28.10.2018)

Contemporary Exploratory Testing
  Speaker at Breakpoint (23-24.3.2021), Online
  Keynote Speaker at Selenium Summit 2021 (7.2.2021), Online

How to Increase Your Impact
  Speaker at a customer organization (22.1.2021), Online

Exploratory Testing Work Course
  Trainer for Alma Talent (2-days), Helsinki, Finland (9-10.2.2021)
  Trainer for Alma Talent (2-days), Helsinki, Finland (18-19.3.2020)
  Trainer for a customer organization (1-day), London, UK (16.1.2019)
  Trainer for Alma (2-days), Helsinki, Finland (4-5.9.2018)
  Trainer for F-Secure internal (1-day), Oulu, Finland 15.8.2018
  Trainer for F-Secure internal (1-day), Helsinki, Finland 19.6.2018
  Trainer for Alma (2-days), Helsinki, Finland (15-16.2.2017)
  Trainer for a customer organization (1-day), Helsinki, Finland (13.4.2016)
  Trainer for Ministry of Testing public course (1-day), Brighton, UK (22.10.2015)
  Trainer for a customer organization (1-day), Helsinki, Finland (26.11.2015)
  Trainer for Altom public course (1-day), Helsinki, Finland (6.5.2015)

Building Status - or Why None of My Advice Will Work for You Today
  Keynote Speaker at Agile Testing Alliance Global Testing Retreat (12-13.12.2020), Online

Social Software Testing Approaches
  Keynote Speaker at Testing United Conference (5-6.11.2020), Online

Test Automation is Test Documentation, demo talk
  Speaker at Mimmit Koodaa This Is Not a Webinar (20.11.2020), Online

A Case of Failure: Pinpointing a Problem for Correction
  Speaker at Online Testing Conference (1-3.12.2020), Online

Test Automation Process Improvement in a DevOps Team: Experience Report
  Speaker at ICST / NEXTA 2020 (24.10.2020), Online
  Speaker at Selenium Day ANZ (16.10.2020), Online

Up Your Agency
  Speaker at TextFlix (28.11.2020), Online

Testing: from Why to How to What Next
  Speaker at JAMK (9.10.2020), Online
  Speaker at JAMK (2.11.2020), Online
  Speaker at JAMK (1.12.2020), Online

The Hacker Mindset or Breaking Something to Make it Work
  Speaker at SHIFT Business Webstival (27.10.2020), Online

What Does Testing Mean Today?
  Panelist at BCS SIGiST (20.10.2020), Online

Ensuring Excellent Overall Quality Dialogue
  Panelist at Scan Agile (21.9.2020), Online

Exploratory Testing Shift Left and Right - What great exploratory testing looks under conditions of TOAD (Testing, Observability and DevOps)
  Speaker at OmniTesting Conference (16.7.2020), Online

Opportunity Cost Drives my Testing
  Keynote Speaker at Step-In Summit Conference (4.9.2020), Online

Kuinka testaajaksi opitaan? - uranvaihtajan kesä koekaniinina (How to Learn to Become Tester - Career Changer's Summer as Lab Rat)
  Speaker at Mimmit Koodaa (Women who Code) -webinar (7.8.2020), Online

An Exploratory Tester's lessons on Security Threat Modeling
  Speaker at a company's testing meetup, online (18.5.2020)   Speaker at Code Europe Wroclaw 2017, Wroclaw, Poland (13.12.2017)
  Speaker at Oredev 2017, Malmö, Sweden (6.-10.11.2017)

Ohjelmistotestauksen ensiaskeleet (First Steps to Software Testing) - half-day training
  Trainer at Mimmit Koodaa (Women who Code) -training (23.4.2020), Online
  Trainer at Mimmit Koodaa (Women who Code) -training (8.4.2020), Online
  Trainer at Mimmit Koodaa (Women who Code) -training (26.3.2020), Online
  Trainer at Mimmit Koodaa (Women who Code) -training (16.3.2020), Online

Exploratory Testing Essentials
  Speaker at TechWell Webinar (2.4.2020), Online

Agile as If You Meant It
  Speaker at Brewing Agile 2020 (4.3.2020), Gothenburg, Sweden
  Speaker at FlowCon 2019 (13.12.2019), Paris, France

Diversifying Test Approaches using Constraints (1 day course)
  Trainer at F-Secure (11.3.2020), Helsinki, Finland

Exploratory Testing Essentials (4 hrs)
  Trainer at Brewing Agile 2020 (4.3.2020), Gothenburg, Sweden

Exploratory Testing on Computer Interfaces
  Keynote Speaker at API Conf 2019 (16.10.2019), Berlin, Germany

Intersection of Automation and Exploratory Testing [video]
  Speaker at Dev# (21.9.2019), Gdansk, Poland.
  Keynote Speaker at Testing Cup (10.6.2019), Poznan, Poland.
  Speaker at React Finland (25.4.2019), Helsinki, Finland.
  Keynote Speaker at TestIstanbul (16.4.2019), Istanbul, Turkey.
  Keynote Speaker at Selenium Conference India (29-30.6.2018), Bengaluru, India
  Speaker at Software Testing Helsinki Meetup (5.10.2018), Helsinki, Finland
  Speaker at The Testing Guild Online Conference (20.6.2018)

Quality - Learning is All that Matters
  Speaker at JAX London (9.10.2019), London, United Kingdom
  Keynote Speaker at company event (11.1.2019), Helsinki, Finland
  Keynote Speaker at company event (20.12.2018), Helsinki, Finland

Little Learning Actions for Better Feedback
  Speaker at Serverless Architecture Conference 2019 (15.-16.10.2019), Berlin, Germany

Mob Programming   Workshop facilitator at Agile Greece Summit (19.9.2019), Athens, Greece
  Workshop facilitator at Testing Cup (10.6.2019), Poznan, Poland.

Internal Open Source
  Speaker at Tech Excellence Conference (3.6.2019), Helsinki, Finland

Exploratory Testing on Computer Interfaces
  Trainer at Conference for Association for Software Testing (CAST) 2019 (12.8.2019), Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA

Practices Change - Moving to Delivering Continuously [video]
  Speaker at Agile India (22.3.2019), Bengaluru, India

Working without a Product Owner [video]
  Speaker at Agile India (21.3.2019), Bengaluru, India

Next Level Teamwork: Pairing and Mobbing
  Keynote Speaker at TestBash Australia (19.10.2018), Sydney, Australia

Test Automation Primer, a one day course on Test Automation
  Trainer at Alma Robotestaus event, Helsinki (13.6.2019)
  Trainer at Alma Robotestaus event, Helsinki (13.6.2018)

Acceptance Testing (Hyväksymistestaus)
  Trainer at Customer Tailored 2-day course, Tampere (15-16.11.2018)

Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  Lecturer at Aalto University of Applied Sciences, November-December 2018

Teaching and Coaching Exploratory Testing with an Example[video]
  Speaker at AST Webinar (13.9.2018)

Java Programming with the Intentional Method
  Trainer at F-Secure #MimmitKoodaa -workshop, Helsinki (7.4.2018)

Holding Space: Making Things Better by Doing Less
  Speaker at Test Bash Netherlands in Utrech, the Netherlands (12-13.4.2018)

Harnessing the Power of Learning - - paired talk with Ivan Turbin [video]
  Speaker at Nordic Testing Days 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia (6-8.6.2018)

Exploratory Testing - Explore with Intent - 1/2 day workshop
  Trainer at STAREast Conference 2018, Orlando, USA (29.4-4.5.2018)
  Trainer at STARWest Conference 2017, Anaheim, USA (1.-6.10.2017)
  Trainer at SEETest Conference 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (28.9.2017)

How Would You Test a Textbox? -workshop
  Speaker at Craft Conference, Budapest, Hungary (8-11.5.2018)
  Speaker at European Testing Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (19-20.2.2018)
  Facilitator at Helsinki Software Testing -meetup Helsinki, Finland (12.9.2017)

Getting Existing Code under Tests (demo talk)   Speaker at Helsinki Tech Girls meetup (8.3.2018)
  Speaker at Helsinki Software Testing meetup (16.4.2018)

Lessons Learned Building a Management Backend in AWS   Speaker at AWS Community Day, Helsinki, Finland (21.3.2018)

From Pull Requests to Pairing
  Lightning Talk Speaker at RoboCon, Helsinki, Finland (19.1.2018)

System Integrations' Testing (Järjestelmäintegraatioiden testaus)
  Speaker at Alma Talent Järjestelmäintegraatiot -seminaari, Helsinki, Finland (15.2.2018)

Learning in Layers - A Demonstration of Exploratory Testing
  Speaker at Agile Testing Days USA, Boston, USA (25-29.6.2018)
  Speaker at European Testing Conference 2016, Bucharest, Romania (12.2.2016)

Making Teams Awesome
  Speaker at STAREast Conference 2018, Orlando, USA (29.4-4.5.2018)
  Keynote Speaker at Testing Portugal 2017, Lisbon, Portugal (28.11.2017)
  Keynote Speaker at STARWest Conference 2017, Anaheim, USA (1.-6.10.2017)
  Keynote Speaker at SEETest Conference 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (29.9.2017)

Tips to Improve Collaboration between Testers and Developers - paired talk with Franziska Sauerwein
  Speaker at Ministry of Testing Masterclass Webinar (5.12.2017)

Learning through Osmosis
  Keynote Speaker at Agile Testing Days 2017, Potsdam, Germany (13-17.11.2017)
  Keynote Speaker at Agile Day Riga 2017, Riga, Latvia (7-8.7.2017)

Breaking Illusions - Perspectives into Testing
  Speaker at Zeit Day Berlin, Berlin, Germany (23.9.2017)

Modern Agile
  Speaker at Agile Finland Modern Agile Breakfast, Helsinki, Finland (1.9.2017)
  Speaker at Agile 2017 by Wakaru, Helsinki, Finland (31.5.2017)

A Chase of Incremental Improvement
  Speaker at Nordic Testing Days 2017, Tallinn, Estonia (8.-9.6.2017)

Learning Programming through Osmosis[slides] [video]
  Speaker at Nordic Testing Days, Tallinn, Estonia (8.-9.6.2017)
  Speaker at Devoxx UK, London, UK (8.-10.6.2016)

Mob Testing -course (1 days)
  Trainer at Testing Portugal Conference 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (27.11.2017)
  Trainer at Agile Testing Days 2017, Potsdam, Germany (13.11.2017)
  Trainer at SEETEST Conference 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (27.9.2017)

Agile Testing -course (2 days)
  Trainer at a customer organization, Helsinki, Finland (3-4.4.2019)
  Trainer at public course with Urasilta, Jyväskylä, Finland (29-30.5.2017)

Exploratory Testing - Explained and Experienced [slides]
  Speaker (workshop) at SEETEST Conference 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria (28.-29.9.2017)
  Speaker (workshop) at TIVI Ohjelmistotestaus 2017, Helsinki, Finland (16-17.5.2017)
  Speaker (masterclass) at ExpoQA Academy Day, Barcelona (25.1.2017)
  Speaker (workshop) at TestWorks Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (6.10.2016) (co-trained with Maaike Brinkhoff)
  Speaker (workshop) at Agile Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia (23.4.2016)
  Speaker at Santa Barbara Agile meetup, Santa Barbara, USA (15.4.2015)

Learning in Layers: A Demo on Exploratory Testing
  EIT Digital Lunch, Helsinki, Finland (12.5.2017)
  Craft Conference, Budapest, Hungary (25-28.4.2017)

Career in/with Testing
  Finnish Software Testing, Helsinki Agile Testing -meetup, Helsinki, Finland (19.4.2017)

Mob Testing for Better Test Automation
  Test Automation Day, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (22.6.2017)

Increase Your Impact as a Tester
  Keynote Speaker at Moldova Software Testing and Automation Conference, Chisinau, Moldova (10.2.2018)
  Keynote Speaker at Swiss Testing Days, Zurich, Switzerland (16.2.2017)

A Mob Testing Experience (Facilitated Mobbing on Stage)
  Facilitator at a customer organization, Helsinki, Finland (31.5.2018)
  Speaker at NewCrafts Conference, Paris, France (18-19.5.2017)
  Opening Speaker at TestBash Philly, Philadelphia, USA (10-11.11.2016)

Amplify Your Impact with Mob Testing
  Keynote speaker at UKStar, London, UK (27-28.2.2017)

Women in Agile
  Facilitator and opening speaker at Women in Agile Summit, Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany (8.12.2016)

Perfecting the Craft of Test Automation
  Keynote speaker at Agile and Automation Days, Warsaw, Poland (21.11.2016)
  Speaker at Talentum Testaus 2016, Helsinki, Finland (8.11.2016)
  Speaker at AgileJKL meetup, Jyväskylä, Finland (7.9.2016)

We're Work in Progress - Lessons on Becoming a Great Tester
  Keynote speaker at Test Masters Academy New Testing Conference, New York, USA (26-27.9.2016)
  Speaker at FiSTB Testing Assembly, Helsinki, Finland (20-21.9.2016)

Mob Testing [slides, mob exploratory testing emphasis] [slides, mob programming emphasis]
  Speaker at Ministry of Testing Masterclass webinar, Online (15.3.2016)
  Speaker at EuroSTAR webinar, Online (20.4.2016)
  Speaker at Agile Testing Days Scandinavia, Gothenburg, Sweden (28.4.2016)
  Speaker at Talentum Ohjelmistotestaus 2016, Helsinki, Finland (24.5.2016)

Exploratory Testing an API [slides]
  Speaker (workshop) at Booster Conference, Bergen, Norway (9.3.2016)
  Speaker (workshop) at Agile Alliance Technical Conference, Raleigh, NC, USA (7.-9.4.2016)
  Speaker at Tampereen Testauspäivät 2016, Tampere, Finland (2.6.2016)
  Speaker (workshop) at Agile 2016 Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA (25.-29.7.2016)
  Speaker (workshop) at TestWorks Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands (7.10.2016)
  Speaker at Sanoma Knowledge Exchange in Helsinki, Finland (7.11.2016)

Tales from Developer Tester Collaboration [slides]  
  Keynote Speaker at Agile Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia (23.4.2016)
  Opening talk Speaker at TestBash NY, New York, USA (6.11.2015)
  Speaker at Software Testing Finland / Helsinki Agile Testing meetup (7.10.2015)
  Speaker at a company competence network, Helsinki, Finland (10.9.2015)

Strong-Style Pairing  [slides]
  Speaker at Agile 2016 Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA (25.-29.7.2016)
  Speaker at Tech Excellence meetup in Helsinki, Finland (June 2016)

Facilitating a Security Testing Mob with Dan Billing
  Facilitator at European Testing Conference 2016, Bucharest, Romania (12.2.2016)

Test Automation Work Course
  Trainer for Urasilta public course, Jyväskylä, Finland (7-8.9.2016)

Collaborative Exploratory and Unit Testing - How to Harness the Insights of Bug Discovery to Protect Your Code  
  Trainer for Ministry of Testing public course, Brighton, UK (8.3.2016)
  Facilitator at TestBash NY, New York, USA (5.11.2015)
  Facilitator at XP2015, Helsinki, Finland (25.5.2015)

From Lean Startup to Intrapreneurial Testing [slides]
  Opening talk Speaker at TinyTestBash 2015, Brighton, UK (23.10.2015)
  Speaker at FISBT Testing Assembly 2015, Helsinki, Finland (23.9.2015)

Collaborative Exploratory and Unit Testing [slides]
  Keynote speaker at Testival, Split, Croatia (19.9.2015)

Software Talks, Learn to Listen [slides]
  Keynote speaker at Nortal Tech Days, Tallinn, Estonia (22.5.2015)

Explore with Intent - Exploratory Testing Self-Management [slides]
  Speaker at Agile 2015, Washington DC, USA (4.8.2015)

Quality Doesn't Belong with the Tester [slides]
  Speaker at TestBash, Brighton, UK (27.3.2015)

Continuous Delivery without Test Automation [slides]
  Speaker at Ministry of Testing Masterclass webinar, Online (16.9.2015)
  Speaker at STPConference, San Diego, USA (1.4.2015)

Experimenting in Context For Exploratory Testing [slides]
  Speaker at Agile Testing Days 2015, Potsdam, Germany (9.11.2015)

Breaking Illusions: Testing is Your Most Valuable Asset [slides] [video]
  Speaker at BTD Conference, Brussels, Belgium (21.5.2015)
  Speaker at ScanAgile 2015, Helsinki, Finland (11.3.2015)

Pairing is Sharing [slides]
  Speaker at Tampere Goes Agile 2015, Tampere, Finland (17.10.2015)

Group Learning Unit Testing with Koans
  Facilitator at BTD Conference, Brussels, Belgium (20.5.2015)

Test Cases and Testing (Testitapausten suunnittelu), 2-day course
 Trainer for Altom public course, Helsinki, Finland (22-23.4.2015)

Test-Driven Development with Lego Robots - paired 1/2 day workshop with Ru Cindrea
 Trainer for TestBash, Brighton, UK (26.3.2015)

Context-Driven Testing, 1/2 day course
 Trainer for a customer organization, Helsinki, Finland (03/2015)

Serendipity and Perseverance - Test Better [slides], lightning talk
 Speaker at XP2015, Helsinki, Finland (27.5.2015)

Breaking Your Illusions with Exploratory Testing [slides], short talk
  Speaker at Agile 2016 Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA (25.-29.7.2016)
 Speaker at XP2015, Helsinki, Finland (28.5.2015)

Testing as Exploration and Delivering Continuously without Automation [slides]
 Speaker at Agile San Diego meetup, San Diego, USA (2.4.2015)

Experience report: Where is Test Strategy in an Agile Team [slides]
 Speaker at DEWT peer conference, Driebergen, the Netherlands (01/2015)

Experiences of a tester in the Industry, Experience through Mob Testing
 Speaker and Facilitator at Aalto University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki, Finland (27.11.2015)

Mob Exploratory Testing Showdown: Testing Your Tool
 Facilitator at Software Testing Finland Event, Jyväskylä, Finland (11.10.2015)

My New Lessons on Unit Testing - Asserts Can Be Different
 Speaker at Tech Excellence Finland Meetup, Jyväskylä, Finland (11.10.2015)

Sustainability. The Fine Line between Work and Hobbies
 Speaker at Helsinki Charity Forum meetup (30.10.2015)

[2014 and older]