2 DAY CONFERENCE

CukeUp! NYC 2014 - All about BDD

Topics covered at #cukeup

Tue, 30th Sep - Wed, 1st Oct at DUMBO Spot, New York City

11 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

This two day conference and tutorials will explore various aspects of BDD in this New York community event. CukeUp! is organised and curated in partnership with Cucumber Limited and also runs annually in London.

CukeUp isn’t just for geeks.

Product owners, testers and business analysts are fundamental to making BDD work, and our programme will reflect that.

The talks will explore the aspects of BDD and Specification by Example that interest you the most.

Discussion and Collaboration

Want to discuss the latest thinking in BDD and hear the roadmap of Cucumber? This two day conference and with a second day of non-technical workshops will give you the chance to put your questions to the creators of the tools you use day-to-day and discuss how you can bring what you've learnt throughout the conference back to your day job.

Day Two workshops

This year we're adding two, half day workshops focusing on the non-technical aspects of getting BDD right. The sessions will provide the perfect opportunity for you and your team to work through exercises with world renown software experts.

Tickets

If you want to buy just the conference ticket, simply enter promo-code 'DAY1ONLY*' on the booking page.

Sept 30th - Conference - $350
Sept 30th & Oct 1st - Conference & Tutorial - $850

Want some help? Email us at info@skillsmatter.com or phone +44 (0)207 183 9040.

CukeUp isn't just for New Yorkers

CukeUp was founded in London and has been running since 2011. The London edition features talks and workshops from experts across BDD. Check out the London edition here

What happened last year?

At the first ever CukeUp! in New York, Aslak Hellesøy introduced Cucumber Pro, we had talks on Specification by Example, acceptance testing in the form of poetry, and so much more. We also played host to the likes of Richard Lawrence, Peter Bell, and Cucumber and BDD enthusiasts. Check out last year's event here.

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: CukeUp!

Talks - All About BDD

Track Track 1
9:00

Registration

9:30

BDD and DDD

Aslak Hellesøy


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10:10

Living with Acceptance Tests: Beyond Write-Once

Daniel Wellman


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10:50

Distilling the Essence

George Dinwiddie


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11:30

5 Things Cucumber is Bad At (and Why That's a Good Thing)

Richard Lawrence


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12:00

Lunch

13:00

Death By Specification

Steve Jackson


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13:40

Tales of a fully BDD'ed cross-platform app. Nothing but the TRUTH

Juan Delgado


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14:20

Implementing BDD utilizing Cucumber…the case studies presented

Mary Thorn


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15:00

Beyond BDD

Matt Wynne


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15:40

Ubiquitous Lanuage

Eric Evans


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16:20

The Case for BDD within Embedded Software Development

Itamar Hassin


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16:50

Beer and Pizza

17:20

Park Bench Panel Discussion

18:00

CukeUp! After Party

Day 2: Workshops!

Two non technical workshops for those interested in making BDD work

Track Track 1
9:00

Registration & Welcome

9:30

BDD Skills You Don't Even Know You're Missing

Paul Rayner


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12:30

Lunch

13:30
2

Advanced Essence Distillation Workshop

George Dinwiddie and Matt Wynne


bdd scenarios

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Sponsorship

Fancy being associated with some of the world's leading technologies? Want to attract attention to your own amazing projects and products? Then find out more about sponsoring a Skills Matter event here or give the team a call on +1 347-708-1529.

Call for Papers

The call for papers will be opening soon. Check back for updates.

DUMBO Spot

Built in 1891, during a major period of development when manufacturers were making DUMBO into one of the city’s most important industrial neighbourhoods, the structure contributes to the district through its architecture, structure, and the fact that its owners played a significant role in the area’s history.

Set between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, DUMBO is the heart of the Tech area in NY, dubbed 'Silicon Alley'. The immediate area hosts a range of hip bars and cafes.

The space is a 5 minute walk from the York Street F and High Street A/C.

Accommodation

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DUMBO Spot

160 Water Street, Brooklyn, New York City, 11201, US


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