Colombo Test Automation Virtual Conference – 2020
The Sri Lanka Association for Software Services Companies (SLASSCOM) recently hosted Colombo Test Automation 2020, in its fourth edition this year and went virtual successfully with over 250 participants.
The conference brought together leaders in the test automation community to discuss the latest in software testing technology, trends and best practices, and offered a valuable platform for quality engineering professionals and enthusiasts in the industry to benefit from the opportunity to up-skill and learn from the best in the field of quality engineering.
The conference was hosted by SLASSCOM in collaboration Platinum Sponsor Sysco Labs, Gold Sponsors CAMMS, Bistec Global, APIIT, and Corporate Sponsor Dialog Enterprise.
The keynote address was delivered by Anton Angelov – Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Automate The Planet Ltd., inventor of Bellatrix Test Automation Framework and MEISSA Distributed Test Runner. Anton is a renowned author of the best-selling book Design Patterns for high quality Automated tests, with more than a decade of experience in the field of automated testing. A four times nominee for Best QA in Bulgaria and is a conference speaker of international repute.
The keynote presentation was followed by a host of local experts in the industry that included Menaka de Silva – QA Lead at Zone 24×7 who addressed the gathering on the topic ‘Shifting Gears towards Autonomous Testing’
Ranil Weerasinghe – Head of Quality Assurance and Tharindu Peiris – Associate Tech Lead, Quality/Tech Engineering and Internal Tools at Cambio Software Engineering spoke on ‘Continuous Performance Engineering and Beyond’
Other key topics addressed were ‘Quality Assurance to Value Assurance through DevOps’ by Suren Rodrigo – Senior Software Product Engineering Consultant, 99x, Verifying Machine learning applications by Madhuka Perera – Associate Manager – Sysco Labs and ‘The Beauty of Automated API Testing’ by Niroshan Landez – Director Client Services, Auxenta Digital Labs. This was followed by an interactive and engaging discussion in the form a Q&A session, bringing the fourth edition of CTAC 2020 to a successful close.