18 May 2024 | 10:00 am - 01:00 pm | Pune
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Agile Testing Alliance is proud to bring #ATAPuneMeetup27

We are pleased to announce our 27th Meetup in Pune, taking place on Saturday, May 18, 2024. This event is organized in partnership with Alphasense Technology India Pvt. Ltd.

Over the last decade, Agile Testing Alliance (ATA) has blossomed into a thriving community of testers spanning 24 countries. Our growth story isn’t just about numbers; it’s about creating a community of more than 20,000 testing professionals across the globe. What truly makes ATA special is our passion for shared learning. We believe in creating spaces where every voice can be heard. From our regular meetups to Asia’s Largest Testing Conference, the Global Testing Retreat #ATAGTR2023, we’re constantly breaking barriers and setting new trends. Whether you’re a budding technologist, a seasoned professional, or just curious about the world of Agile and DevOps, ATA has something to spark your curiosity. Join us and be part of a journey that not only educates but inspires, challenges, and transforms. Your next big opportunity could be just a meetup away!

If you want to register for this  community meetup, please click on the button below.

Venue, Date, and Time:

Date: 18th May 2024

Time: 10:00 AM onwards

Venue: Alphasense Technology India Pvt. Ltd.  Survey No. 20, 3rd Floor, Tower B Panchsheel Business Park, Balewadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411045

Meetup Theme: The New Age Testing

Location Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/aGMBCn335TCaoS8W7

There are limited seats for this meetup, please hurry and Register your spot now.


Start TimeDuration (hr:min)Topic
9:30 AM0:30Registrations and Gate Pass issuance
10:00 AM0:20ATA Welcome Session, All Speaker Felicitations and Ice Breaking
10:20 AM0:20Welcome Session by AlphaSense
10:40 AM0:45Session 1 – The New Age Testing by Rajesh Iyer & Harshavardhan Thorat (40 Mins + 5 mins Q&A)
11:25 AM0:30Tea and Networking Break
11:55 AM0:45Session 2 – Maestro: Simplifying App Testing for Success by Ameya Natu (40 Mins + 5 mins Q&A)
12:40 PM0:45Open Debate on Generative AI – is it a boon for Software QA/Testers
1:25 PM0:05Closing and Vote of Thanks

Session Details

Rajesh Iyer

My name is Rajesh Iyer and have over 18 years of experience in Testing. Have worked in Manual, Automation, Performance Testing and other testing methodologies. Currently working with AlphaSense as a QA Engineering Manager.

Harshavardhan Thorat

I possess more than 8 years of testing experience, serving as a Lead Automation Engineer at AlphaSense for the past 4.5 years. My expertise spans manual, automation, performance testing, and various other testing methodologies.

Session 1 - The New Age Testing by Rajesh Iyer & Harshavardhan Thorat

Exploring the evolution of software testing through three generations:

Generation 1: Emphasizing the Waterfall Model, manual testing, heavy documentation, and annual releases. automation was just introduced.

Generation 2: Transitioning to Agile methodologies, with segregated testing teams for manual and automation, and moving towards quarterly releases.

Generation 3: Embracing Scaled Agile and DevOps for daily releases, holistic testing responsibilities, heightened focus on automation, and leveraging AI and ML for advanced automation and reporting capabilities.

Ameya Natu

I’m Ameya Natu! I’ve been in the QA game for over 10 years, specializing in building slick automation frameworks. From Python to JavaScript, I’ve got the coding chops to make testing a breeze. Led teams, smashed bugs, and even dabbled in cloud computing. My passion for learning and tech trends keeps me on my toes. Currently working as a Sr. SDET with ClearRoute.

Session 2 - Maestro: Simplifying App Testing for Success by Ameya Natu

As a user-friendly solution for mobile app testing, Maestro, A mobile testing tool offers a streamlined approach to automating UI tests. Despite its intuitive interface and clear documentation, it is easily accessible to testers of varying expertise levels, while its compatibility with both Android and iOS platforms ensures broad applicability. Due to its interpreted nature, Maestro promotes test reliability without sacrificing speed, overcoming common testing challenges such as flakiness and delays.

About ATA Meetups

Meetups are vibrant gatherings that foster connection and collaboration. They are where professionals and enthusiasts unite to share ideas and learn from one another. In today’s digital world, in-person meetups take on special significance, offering a human touch that sparks innovation and builds lasting relationships. They’re not just events; they’re thriving communities that encourage active participation and personal growth. ATA Meetups aim to create self-evolving communities where testers flourish. The main objectives are to learn, collaborate and network.

So why attend a meetup? It’s a chance to engage, explore, and evolve. From hands-on learning to insightful discussions, meetups provide a platform for everyone. Whether you’re looking to ignite creativity or simply connect with like-minded individuals, attending a meetup is a step towards a fulfilling personal and professional journey.

Why You Should Attend:

This meetup is your opportunity to learn from industry leaders, collaborate with one of the largest testing community, and expand your knowledge of testing practices, while having loads of fun.

Whether you want to host competitions, participate in challenges, or even speak at future events, this meetup offers endless opportunities.

Plus, you’ll be part of an incredible legacy of meetups that have been shaping the local chapter for the last 10 years.

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