STARWEST 2022 - Networking Events | TechWell

Networking Events

Interact and gain priceless professional connections with other attendees and speakers throughout the conference week with this wide variety of unique networking events.

Speed Networking

Monday, October 3 | 5:15pm – 6:00pm PST


Get to know your fellow attendees quickly at Speed Networking. Easily introduce yourself as you grab a drink and get to know others at the conference (elbow bumps encouraged). It’s a great way to find people with similar challenges and interests. Afterwards, we will be providing a framework for you to form groups, head out to dinner, and keep the conversation going.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 4 | 4:30pm – 5:30pm PST


Network with your software development peers at the welcome reception. Mingle with fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors while you enjoy drinks and light hors d'oeuvres.

Morning Yoga

Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6 | 6:45am – 7:30am PST


Join us in the morning for an opportunity to relax your mind in a yoga class. Open, stretch, and restore your body from the inside out—all before your day of learning begins. Appropriate for all skill levels.

The Expo

Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6 | Times Vary


At the STARWEST Expo, you can visit the top industry providers offering the latest in testing solutions.

  • Explore this one-of-a-kind Expo, designed to bring you the latest solutions in testing technologies, software, and tools.
  • Support your software testing efforts by participating in technical presentations and demonstrations conducted throughout the Expo.
  • Meet one-on-one with representatives from some of today’s most progressive and innovative organizations.

Expo Reception

Wednesday, October 5 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm PST


Network with peers at the Expo reception and enjoy complimentary food and beverages. Be sure to play the Passport game for your chance to win great prizes!

Genius Testing Bar

Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6 | Times Vary


Need to schedule some time with a testing genius? Make some time to chat one-on-one with some of the amazing speakers at this conference at available times on Wednesday and Thursday. They don’t like to be called geniuses, but we think their experiences and knowledge warrants that title! Bring your most pressing questions and get some ingenious solutions, sound advice, and free consulting—but most of all just get to know the speakers!

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The Test Lab & Automation Zone

Kick-off: Tuesday, October 4 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PST
Wednesday, October 6 and Thursday, October 7 | All Day


It's time to put your skills to the test with problem solving exercises, physical puzzles, testing quizzes, and even some testing of robots. The Test Lab will also feature the popular Automation Zone. Here you can get hands-on experience with automation. You will learn what it's like to write your very own automated test and you'll get to have fun playing around with automation! There is no prior experience necessary!

Women Who Test

Friday, October 7 | 10:00am - 4:30pm PST


Women Who Test is an interactive workshop event for women to learn from and be inspired by each other. Join women test engineers, managers, CEOs, and consultants for some truly inspiring talks and fascinating group work. Registration is free for conference attendees, but you must reserve your seat in advance. Learn more →

Testing & Quality Leadership Summit

Friday, October 7 | 10:00am - 4:00pm PST


Too often, employees feel that leadership should come from above. Recent trends in leadership suggest that successful organizations are ones in which everybody is empowered to lead, and individuals are encouraged to take personal responsibility for their growth and advancement. Join in a conversation with your peers as experienced technology leaders share ways to empower your staff (and yourself) to great heights. Discover how seasoned leaders drive change, motivate staff—and accelerate their own careers. (Requires Summit registration) Learn more →