The Best Software QA and Testing Conferences of 2018

We (should) all know attending conferences is the best way to keep our skills and knowledge up to date and a great chance to connect with peers in the larger testing community. Half of the year is gone but fear not, there are plenty of software testing conferences and workshops from around the world to attend.

Let’s look at some of the best remaining software testing conferences and workshops of 2018:


  • TestBash(es) in Germany, Manchester.. on September 14th and 27th respectively.
  • KWSQA Targeting Quality 2018 on September 24-25.


  • Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference (PNSQC) 2018 taking place on October 8-10, 2018.
    • PNSQC is one of the highest regarded conferences in the industry.
  • SeleniumConf (SeConf) Chicago 2018 on October 18-19, 2018.
    • I really wish I could make it this year but thankfully SeConf always records their talks.
  • TestBash Australia on October 19th.


  • TestBash San Francisco on November 8-9th.
    • I’ll be attending, will you? If so make sure to say hi!
  • ConTEST NYC 2018 on November 12-14 2018.
  • Agile Testing Days (ATD) 2018 on November 12-16, 2018.
  • Fall OnlineTestConf on November 27-28, 2018.
    • The OnlineTestConf are a great and inexpensive way to benefit from going to conferences without leaving your home or office!

Don’t see your favorite conference listed? Be sure to checkout the full list of Current Conferences or the Conferences of the Past.

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