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QUEST Chicago 2008
Last updated: 05/05/2009

Welcome to Chicago 2009 QUEST!

Quality Engineered Software and Testing Conference
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center


QUEST is back in Chicago in 2009! QUEST is a conference experience designed by practitioners - for practitioners

Over 98% of QUEST 2008 attendees would attend another QUEST conference and recommend QUEST to a business associate or friend. Over 95% felt that QUEST had direct value for them in learning new ideas, information, and solutions. Over 97% state that QUEST is a great way to connect with others in the profession.

  • LEARN from industry leaders through attending sessions, participating in workshops and coaching sessions.
  • ASSESS your skill sets by taking certification prep courses and practice examinations.
  • APPLY your experience and knowledge to produce solutions during interactive work groups.
  • CONNECT with fellow practitioners, contribute to the industry, and explore the career possibilities it offers.

Tutorials (2 Days)

    • 10 half-day skills based tutorials (NEW IN 2009!)
    • 5 full-day skills based tutorials

Manager's Solutions Workshop (2 Days)

    • 2-days exclusive Manager's Solutions Workshop with experts leading solutions discussions

Conference (3 Days)

    • Keynote presentations by industry leaders
    • 44 sessions by leading industry experts and corporate practitioners in concurrent conference tracks
    • Expert panel discussion
    • 8 facilitated solutions and best practices workshops
    • 1-on-1 expert coaching sessions focused on individual needs
    • Special interest groups roundtable discussions (NEW IN 2009!)

Exhibitor EXPO and Theatre (2 Days)

    • 25 exhibits to browse
    • 16 exhibitor products/services demonstration in the exclusive EXPO Theatre (NEW IN 2009!) 
    • One-stop-shopping bookstore
    • Expert Hot Seat Chats (NEW IN 2009!)

Certification Opportunities

    • Prep class for Certified Software Tester (CSTE)
    • Prep class for Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
    • Full practice tests for CSTE and CSQA


    • Hundreds of quality professionals to network with
    • Manager's Solutions Workshop Connection Dinner
    • Welcome reception and chapters networking
    • Attendee appreciation evening dinner event
    • Evening reception with exhibitors

Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities

    • Multiple level corporate sponsorships

Software Quality Topics

Agile Methods
Defect Management
Inspections/Quality Gates
Organizational Change
People/Team Effectiveness
Process Improvement/Six Sigma
Project Management
Quality Management
Release Management
Testing Topics

Integration Testing
Performance Testing
Regression Testing
Requirements-based Testing
Security Testing
Test Automation
Test Design
Test Estimation
Test Management
Test Planning
Test Techniques
Tools Effectiveness

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