A Day for Testers!

★ Please forward this mail to corresponding attendees if you are human resources or have registered as the contact person.

As you are registered to attend the Test Academy on the 27th of March 2019, please find below some relevant information.


Test Academy will take place in Hotel Alimara Barcelona Please find details on the venue location and how to arrive here.


Event schedule: 9am until 5:30pm

• Please try arrive early to avoid queues when collecting your badge

• Registration & badge collection will be open from 8am on the 27th of March.


• Please remember to print your ticket prior to the event, as it will be scanned at registration in order to give you your entry badge. You will also need to show your ID at the registration desk.


A coffee break and finger buffet will be provided at 10:50am and 12:45pm respectively and will be served in the exhibition hall. If you have any special dietary requirements please inform as soon as possible, if you haven’t do so already, so we can try arrange such requirements with the hotel.

Master classes

Each master class will run for 90 minutes and you can choose the class you want to attend on the day.

To facilitate the smooth start of the sessions and to avoid delays, please bring your laptop and install the following prior to event (avoid installing it on the day of the event) if you plan on attending the following sessions:

Master class: Bots, Spiders and Cognitive Models: The Keys to Automation in Artificial Intelligence Testing

Time: 09:20 - 10:50

Speaker: Albert Tort

    You will need smartphone or laptop

Master class: Shift Left for UX

Time: 09:20 - 10:50

Speaker: Isabel Evans

    There are no requirements

Master class: Shift Right: Testing in Production

Time: 11:15 - 12:45

Speaker: Miriam Miranda

    You will need smartphone or laptop

Master class: Create a Good Test Strategy and Sell your Strategy to the Right People?

Time: 11:15 - 12:45

Speaker: Ard Kramer

    There are no requirements

Master class: UI Web Testing with Selenium

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Speaker: Sergio Sacristán

    1. JDK: Oracle jdk 8 Download here.

    2. IDE: Intellij community edition Download here.

    3. Browser: Google Chrome Download here.

Master class: The Automated (Ethical) Hacker in You!

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Speaker: Edward van Deursen

    All the details through Linkedin here.

    If you don’t want to do that then the steps are:

    1. Download here the master build of DVWA

    2. Download and install XAMPP

    3. Follow this video for the right installation and configuration of XAMPP and DVWA

    4. Download and install (Warning: Download and install OWASP ZAP and only run it at the master class. Running this application can occur illegal actions if you don't know what you are doing)

Master class: Micro-services Testing in Distributed Systems

Time: 15:40 - 17:10

Spaker: Isabel Vilacides

    1. Access to github.

    2. Internet access.

    3. Use a IDE like intelij.

Master class: Lessons for Test Automators

Time: 15:40 - 17:10

Spaker: Seretta Gamba

    1. Participants should bring a laptop, a tablet or something to do the exercises on.

    2. They will need internet access and ev. plugs to load their gadgets.

During the event

The Test Academy is a day of learning about software testing. It is also a great opportunity to share your professional experiences with follow Testers as well as get to know new ones so we recommend that you interact as much as possible at the event.

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