Wednesday, September 29, 2010

STPCon 2011 - Call for Proposals

Okay, confession: I didn't write this, but it's worth repeating:

Submit! Try your hand at speaking to other testers!

Seriously, if you have anything you like to rant about, that's probably a good topic. Put it together coherently and send it in. I believe STP pays the conference fee for speakers, so you'll even get to all the cool stuff and only have to pay plane and hotel - not a bad gig.


You are invited to submit a speaker proposal for one of the leading events in the software test and quality assurance profession – Software Test Professionals Conference 2011, March 22-24 in Nashville, TN at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

If you have a session topic that meet’s STP’s standards, please visit our website at:

STP needs you – active software test and quality assurance practitioners, consultants, professional speakers, trainers, and solution providers– to share your expertise with your peers at one of the many one hour breakout sessions that will be featured at this event.

STP’s conference program board will review and select from these submissions the topics that support existing and emerging trends facing our industry today. We are seeking session proposals with solid content featuring specific how-to’s, and valuable take-aways. We are interested in sessions from industry leaders who have a particular expertise they can share, one that sheds light on an issue, practice or process in our industry. Product pitches will not be considered a viable breakout session. Strong platform and presentation skills are a must!

It does take work to put together a good presentation, but the rewards are great! If selected to present at STP 2011, you will receive a complimentary registration to the conference. Speaking at a Software Test Professionals conference not only gives you and your organization exposure at the conference but also leading up to the conference. Speakers who are chosen to present will have their name, title, organization, photo and bio published on the STP 2011 Conference website and in the full conference brochure. Speakers are provided with additional opportunities to promote their expertise and/or business. For instance, conference speaker articles have been featured on our website and e-blasted to our community of 50,000 members. When the article is featured, we also send out social media alerts to the software testing community-at-large.

Submit your proposal to speak now:

For consideration, please complete the online proposal form by September 30, 2010. Feel free to submit more than one topic. We look forward to receiving your proposal and hope to see you in Nashville in March!

Pass this email along to any of your colleagues who you believe would be an outstanding speaker at STP’s 2011 Annual Conference and Expo.

Thank you,
STP 2011 Conference & Expo Team

1 comment:

  1. The proposal deadline has been extended so if you want to submit, please submit soon.

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