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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016

Topics covered at #bddx

Thursday, 10th - Friday, 11th November at CodeNode, London

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

Do you want to know what the future holds for Agile Testing, or how BDD can help you to improve the build quality of your delivery teams from the start? Are you looking to meet up with the best in BDD and the experts of agile methodologies as well as like-minded individuals with a passion in development best practices?

Join us at the Agile Testing and BDD eXchange 2017 on November 9-10th

Join Agile Testing and BDD eXchange London 2017, the go-to conference to discover and learn all the latest developments in the agile and BDD world.

Agile Testing and BDD eXchange is crafted for and by the community and 2017 will be no exception! We are looking to gather your ideas on what this year's #bddx should look like. Which topics or themes would you like to featured? Which experts would you like to learn from? Which skills would you like to learn or share? Our first program committee meeting will be in April 2017 and your input will help us design our Call For Papers. Help us create the best conference yet, get involved and submit Your Thoughts here.

Thank you for joining us at the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016

Thanks to everyone's thoughts, input and talk proposals, we've been able to curate a fantastic programme of talks, discussions and unconference.


Follow #BDDX on twitter and let us know what you think!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

Join us for the BDDX Bytes evening events at CodeNode

Want to stay in the loop with the latest developments within the agile and BDD community?

Join us at the brand new BDDX Bytes series we'll be hosting at CodeNode leading up to Agile Testing and BDD eXchange London 2016 and 2017!

Join Uncle Bob for the first of the Bytes on November 1st - register for free here!

Impressions of last year

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Thursday 10 November 2016

Follow us at #bddx and let us know what you're looking forward to the most!

Track Ctrl Cmd
08:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to #bddx 2016!

09:30

BDD is not about Testing

Dan North


specflow cucumber automation bddx testing bdd agile
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

Testable Software Architecture

Aslak Hellesøy


cucumber bddx bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Death by User Stories

Jenny Martin


user-story OOPSI bddx testing bdd agile
12:30

Lunch

13:30
2

Lightning Talks

Gaspar Nagy and Jason Brocklebank


bddx testing bdd agile
14:15

Coffee Break

14:30

Test Engineering Culture

Mona Soni


testengineering quality bddx testing bdd agile

Herding cats using hypotheses and data driven approaches

Malcolm Beaton


hypothesis-driven-approach tdd bddx testing bdd agile
15:15

Coffee Break

15:30

Getting out of end-to-end testing jail

Konstantin Kudryashov


bddx testing bdd agile

Pair testing in an agile world

Raji Bhamidipati


testers bddx testing bdd agile
16:15

Coffee Break

16:30

Screenplay pattern - a SOLID alternative to Page Objects

Antony Marcano


Screenplay-pattern Serenity bdd agile

Experts and Examples (or BDD without Given Then When)

Pete Buckney


OOPSI specbyexample examples bddx testing bdd agile
17:15

Coffee Break

17:30

On Being Explicit

Mathias Verraes


bddx bdd
18:15

#bddx Party!

21:00

End of #bddx Day 1!

Day 2: Friday 11 November 2016

Follow us at #bddx and let us know what you're looking forward to the most!

Track Ctrl Cmd
09:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:30

Turning Development Outside-In

Kevlin Henney


architecture cleancode agile bddx bdd
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

What the hell is going on with agile?

Elizabeth Keogh


scrum agile bddx bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

A developer's survival handbook

Ciaran McNulty


teamwork developer agile bddx bdd
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Behavior Driven Web UI Automation with Selenium and Cucumber/SpecFlow

Gaspar Nagy


ddd specflow cucumber selenium ui automation testing agile bddx bdd

BDD in Action – a before and after case study

Cosmina Bradu


analysis case-study agile bddx bdd
14:15

Coffee Break

14:30

Example Mapping and Structured Conversations

Janet Gregory


delivery team-work team example-mapping agile bddx bdd
15:15

Coffee Break

15:30

The secrets to getting your Mobile Apps right early, and then keeping them that way

Paul Stringer


ui-automation atdd fitnesse acceptance-testing iOS app mobile testing agile bddx bdd

Don't fire the testers

Alan Parkinson


automation testers agile bddx bdd
16:15

Coffee Break

16:30

#BDDx Unconference Sessions Kick Off!

Jenny Martin


bddx bdd unconference
18:00

#BDDx 2016 Wrap Up! Join us in CTRL as we announce #bddx 2017, and more!

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

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CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels

Check out the Highlights from Agile Testing and BDD eXchange 2016!



Don't miss these Special Moments with the experts from #bddx 2016





Don't miss the 2017 edition of Agile Testing and BDD eXchange!

Extend your stay in London to join Bob Martin's TDD & Refactoring Workshop on 3-4th November

Join the great Bob Martin for this is a two-day Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Refactoring workshop in which you will learn the principles and practices as described in Robert C. Martin's book: Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship. This course alternates between lecture and exercise so that you can experience, first-hand, the practices and disciplines of these fundamental topics: Professionalism, Craftsmanship and Clean Code, Code Smells, De-odorizing code by using refactorings, Unit testing, and Test Driven Development Design Patterns that facilitate testing and refactoring. BDD eXchange attendees get 20% discount of the course fees! Call our Training Team on +44 (0)207 183 9040 to get your Discount Code.

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 350 highly experienced product managers, designers, developers and testers exploring ideas and practices that help build products and deliver projects that make an impact, not just ship software. Show off your team, share your experience, your agile planning and product design practices, or demo your tools that can help with prioritisation, scoping, or testing at your own #BDDx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #BDDx (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all #BDDX swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on #BDDx Sponsor pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • One free ticket to the full conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2016 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #BDDx16 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #BDDx15 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #BDDx16 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2016 ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx swag bags, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 300 #BDDx swag bags
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

Overview

Do you want to know what the future holds for Agile Testing, or how BDD can help you to improve the build quality of your delivery teams from the start? Are you looking to meet up with the best in BDD and the experts of agile methodologies as well as like-minded individuals with a passion in development best practices?

Join us at the Agile Testing and BDD eXchange 2017 on November 9-10th

Join Agile Testing and BDD eXchange London 2017, the go-to conference to discover and learn all the latest developments in the agile and BDD world.

Agile Testing and BDD eXchange is crafted for and by the community and 2017 will be no exception! We are looking to gather your ideas on what this year's #bddx should look like. Which topics or themes would you like to featured? Which experts would you like to learn from? Which skills would you like to learn or share? Our first program committee meeting will be in April 2017 and your input will help us design our Call For Papers. Help us create the best conference yet, get involved and submit Your Thoughts here.

Thank you for joining us at the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016

Thanks to everyone's thoughts, input and talk proposals, we've been able to curate a fantastic programme of talks, discussions and unconference.


Follow #BDDX on twitter and let us know what you think!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

Join us for the BDDX Bytes evening events at CodeNode

Want to stay in the loop with the latest developments within the agile and BDD community?

Join us at the brand new BDDX Bytes series we'll be hosting at CodeNode leading up to Agile Testing and BDD eXchange London 2016 and 2017!

Join Uncle Bob for the first of the Bytes on November 1st - register for free here!

Impressions of last year

Thanks to our sponsors

Programme

Day 1: Thursday 10 November 2016

Follow us at #bddx and let us know what you're looking forward to the most!

Track Ctrl Cmd
08:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to #bddx 2016!

09:30

BDD is not about Testing

Dan North


specflow cucumber automation bddx testing bdd agile
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

Testable Software Architecture

Aslak Hellesøy


cucumber bddx bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

Death by User Stories

Jenny Martin


user-story OOPSI bddx testing bdd agile
12:30

Lunch

13:30
2

Lightning Talks

Gaspar Nagy and Jason Brocklebank


bddx testing bdd agile
14:15

Coffee Break

14:30

Test Engineering Culture

Mona Soni


testengineering quality bddx testing bdd agile

Herding cats using hypotheses and data driven approaches

Malcolm Beaton


hypothesis-driven-approach tdd bddx testing bdd agile
15:15

Coffee Break

15:30

Getting out of end-to-end testing jail

Konstantin Kudryashov


bddx testing bdd agile

Pair testing in an agile world

Raji Bhamidipati


testers bddx testing bdd agile
16:15

Coffee Break

16:30

Screenplay pattern - a SOLID alternative to Page Objects

Antony Marcano


Screenplay-pattern Serenity bdd agile

Experts and Examples (or BDD without Given Then When)

Pete Buckney


OOPSI specbyexample examples bddx testing bdd agile
17:15

Coffee Break

17:30

On Being Explicit

Mathias Verraes


bddx bdd
18:15

#bddx Party!

21:00

End of #bddx Day 1!

Day 2: Friday 11 November 2016

Follow us at #bddx and let us know what you're looking forward to the most!

Track Ctrl Cmd
09:00

Registration and Breakfast

09:30

Turning Development Outside-In

Kevlin Henney


architecture cleancode agile bddx bdd
10:30

Coffee Break

10:45

What the hell is going on with agile?

Elizabeth Keogh


scrum agile bddx bdd
11:30

Coffee Break

11:45

A developer's survival handbook

Ciaran McNulty


teamwork developer agile bddx bdd
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Behavior Driven Web UI Automation with Selenium and Cucumber/SpecFlow

Gaspar Nagy


ddd specflow cucumber selenium ui automation testing agile bddx bdd

BDD in Action – a before and after case study

Cosmina Bradu


analysis case-study agile bddx bdd
14:15

Coffee Break

14:30

Example Mapping and Structured Conversations

Janet Gregory


delivery team-work team example-mapping agile bddx bdd
15:15

Coffee Break

15:30

The secrets to getting your Mobile Apps right early, and then keeping them that way

Paul Stringer


ui-automation atdd fitnesse acceptance-testing iOS app mobile testing agile bddx bdd

Don't fire the testers

Alan Parkinson


automation testers agile bddx bdd
16:15

Coffee Break

16:30

#BDDx Unconference Sessions Kick Off!

Jenny Martin


bddx bdd unconference
18:00

#BDDx 2016 Wrap Up! Join us in CTRL as we announce #bddx 2017, and more!

Venue

CodeNode

In August 2015, Skills Matter opened the doors to CodeNode, our new 23,000 sqft Tech Events and Community venue. CodeNode provides fantastic meetup, conference, training and collaboration spaces with unrivalled technology capabilities for our tech, digital and developer communities - a long held dream coming true !

With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, we could not think of a better location for our 60,000 strong engineering community!

With seven event rooms, including a 300 seater lecture room, thousands more community members will be able to visit CodeNode to learn and share skills, code and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features a 5,000 sqft break-out space, complete with fully-licensed bar, plenty of power sockets, meeting and collaboration spaces and entertainment areas.

CodeNode will also see the opening of a permanent Hack Space, stacked with microprocessors and the latest tools and devices to play with. A community film studio will be opening too, which you can use to record any tutorials or demo's you may want to share with our community.

If you're interested in hiring CodeNode for your upcoming event, check out more details here.

Gqtpblcm51rgqabhqlzb

CodeNode

Skills Matter | CodeNode, 10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB


View details, travel and nearby hotels
Get Involved

Check out the Highlights from Agile Testing and BDD eXchange 2016!



Don't miss these Special Moments with the experts from #bddx 2016





Don't miss the 2017 edition of Agile Testing and BDD eXchange!

Fringe

Extend your stay in London to join Bob Martin's TDD & Refactoring Workshop on 3-4th November

Join the great Bob Martin for this is a two-day Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Refactoring workshop in which you will learn the principles and practices as described in Robert C. Martin's book: Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship. This course alternates between lecture and exercise so that you can experience, first-hand, the practices and disciplines of these fundamental topics: Professionalism, Craftsmanship and Clean Code, Code Smells, De-odorizing code by using refactorings, Unit testing, and Test Driven Development Design Patterns that facilitate testing and refactoring. BDD eXchange attendees get 20% discount of the course fees! Call our Training Team on +44 (0)207 183 9040 to get your Discount Code.

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors

Available Packages

    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 350 highly experienced product managers, designers, developers and testers exploring ideas and practices that help build products and deliver projects that make an impact, not just ship software. Show off your team, share your experience, your agile planning and product design practices, or demo your tools that can help with prioritisation, scoping, or testing at your own #BDDx conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #BDDx (160x80cm)
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all #BDDX swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx t-shirts, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 350 #BDDx t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #BDDx post-conference newsletter
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in 350 #BDDx swag bags
      • 3 free tickets to the conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on #BDDx Sponsor pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • One free ticket to the full conference which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2016 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the Agile Testing & BDD eXchange 2016 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #BDDx16 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #BDDx15 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #BDDx16 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE #BDDX 2016 ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #BDDx swag bags, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 300 #BDDx swag bags
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

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