The Queensland.NET folks are offering 90 minute $25AU session on Testing Software:

Testing - slashing the cost, time and angst of testing

Session Abstract:

In the world of agile computing, timely testing becomes even more critical. Mark will discuss testing strategies including Microsoft Test Manager within Visual Studio 2010. He’ll draw on his extensive experience to give examples of the benefits of a properly planned and executed test plan. He will share his view of the market and future trends in testing.

 

Speaker:
Mark Pedersen, Principal Consultant, K. J. Ross & Associates


Date: Wednesday 14 July 2010

Time:11.30am - 1.00pm (light lunch provided)

Cost:
QLD.NET financial members only: complimentary
Non-members: $25 (inc GST)

Venue:
Microsoft Theatre
Level 9, Waterfront Place
1 Eagle Street
Brisbane

RSVP: steven.turner@conferenceit.com.au
Steven Turner on +617 3878 2610

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Speaker Biography

Dr Mark Pedersen, Senior Consultant, is a Principal Consultant with K. J. Ross & Associates, an Australian-based consulting firm specialising in software testing services and competancy development through their nationally accredited Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP) program and other specialised courses.
Mark started his IT career in the Software Verification Research Centre at the University of Queensland in 1994, and later went on to complete a PhD in Usability Evaluation of Natural Language Processing Development Environments.
Mark joined K. J. Ross & Associates in 1998 and has been involved in testing a wide variety of financial- and mission-critical software systems, as well as developing and delivering a wide range of professional training courses for the testing industry.
As the Principal Consultant for Victoria and South Australia, Mark works closely with both technical and business stakeholders in order to shape approaches to testing that are effective and sustainable. He is actively engaged in test process improvement consulting and developing agile approaches to software testing.